LAS VEGAS, Oct. 24, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Live Ventures Incorporated (Nasdaq:LIVE), a diversified holding company, today announced it has acquired approximately 110,000 shares through its stock repurchase program since its inception through October 20, 2017. The average share price of those repurchased shares, which includes commissions, was $10.64, representing an approximate discount of 20 percent over the October 23 close price and approximately five percent of the total outstanding basic shares of the company.
“We are enthusiastic about our repurchases, and expect to continue to strategically and opportunistically buy back our stock at levels that management and the board view as discounted to our intrinsic value,” said Jon Isaac, Live Ventures’ President and Chief Executive Officer.
About Live Ventures Incorporated
Live Ventures Incorporated is a diversified holding company with several wholly owned subsidiaries and a strategic focus on acquiring profitable companies that have demonstrated a strong history of earnings power. Live Ventures Incorporated provides, among other businesses, marketing solutions that boost customer awareness and merchant visibility on the Internet. The company operates a deal engine, which is a service that connects merchants and consumers via an innovative platform that uses geo-location, enabling businesses to communicate real-time and instant offers to nearby consumers. In addition, through its subsidiary, Marquis Industries, the company operates as a specialty, high-performance yarns manufacturer and hard-surfaces re-seller. Marquis Industries, which is a top-10 high-end residential carpet manufacturer in the United States, utilizes its state-of-the-art yarn extrusion capacity to market monofilament textured yarn products to the artificial turf industry. Marquis is the only manufacturer in the world that can produce certain types of yarn prized by the industry. In addition, through its subsidiary Vintage Stock, Inc., an award-winning entertainment company, the company is a retailer of movies, classic and new video games, music, collectible comics and toys. Vintage Stock has the ability to special order and ship product worldwide to the customer’s doorstep.
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