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Aug 19

Liquidity Services, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2007 Financial Results

– Revenue of $49.3 million up 33% – Gross Merchandise Volume (GMV)
of $60.0 million up 37% – Adjusted earnings before interest, taxes,
depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) of $4.7 million –

WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 2, 2007–Liquidity Services, Inc.
(NASDAQ:LQDT; www.liquidityservicesinc.com) today reported its
financial results for its fiscal second quarter ended March 31, 2007
(Q2-07). Liquidity Services, Inc. is a leading online auction
marketplace for wholesale, surplus and salvage assets.

Liquidity Services, Inc. (LSI or the Company) reported record
consolidated Q2-07 revenue of $49.3 million, representing a growth
rate of approximately 33% when compared to the prior year’s comparable
period, and record adjusted EBITDA of $4.7 million. LSI also reported
record GMV of $60.0 million for Q2-07, representing a growth rate of
approximately 37% when compared to the prior year’s comparable period.
GMV is the total sales volume of all merchandise sold through our
marketplaces during a given period.

Net income in Q2-07 was $2.5 million or $0.09 diluted earnings per
share. Adjusted net income in Q2-07 was $2.8 million or $0.10 adjusted
diluted earnings per share.

LSI enables buyers and sellers to transact in an efficient,
automated online auction environment. The Company’s marketplaces
provide professional buyers access to a global, organized supply of
wholesale, surplus and salvage assets presented with digital images
and other relevant product information. Additionally, LSI enables its
corporate and government sellers to enhance their financial return on
excess assets by providing a liquid marketplace and value-added
services that are integrated into a single offering. The Company
organizes its products into categories across major industry verticals
such as consumer electronics, general merchandise, apparel, scientific
equipment, aerospace parts and equipment, technology hardware, and
scrap metals. The Company’s online auction marketplaces are
www.liquidation.com, www.govliquidation.com and www.liquibiz.com. LSI
also operates a wholesale industry portal, www.goWholesale.com, that
connects advertisers with buyers seeking products for resale and
related business services.

The Company’s ability to create liquid marketplaces for wholesale,
surplus and salvage assets generates a continuous flow of goods from
its corporate and government sellers. This flow of goods in turn
attracts an increasing number of professional buyers to the
marketplaces.

“Q2 was another strong quarter for LSI as growth in our commercial
business accelerated and our scrap business with the Department of
Defense (DoD) continued to post impressive gains,” said Bill Angrick,
Chairman and CEO of LSI. “Our performance during the quarter reflected
solid execution of our business strategy as our commercial business
grew approximately 161% over the prior year period and 42%
sequentially from Q1-07. In fact, our commercial GMV has grown more
than three-fold during the past six quarters and now represents the
largest segment of our business at approximately 48% of GMV during Q2.
Our scrap business with the Department of Defense (DoD), which grew
approximately 62% over the prior year period, also contributed to
strong growth in GMV and Adjusted EBITDA during the quarter. We
believe Q2-07 results demonstrate that large corporations are
increasingly relying on our online platform and service offerings to
realize greater returns and efficiencies in the tracking and sale of
surplus and salvage assets. To meet the increased demand for our
service offering, we continue to make substantial investments to
support a much larger commercial business, including the addition of a
new general manager for our commercial Asset Recovery Division during
Q2. Our buyer marketplace continues to deliver strong results for our
sellers as we averaged over 5 auction participants per completed
transaction during Q2.”

Business Outlook

The following forward-looking statements are based on current
business trends and our current operating environment, including (i)
the reengineering of certain business and inventory processes in our
Surplus business with the Department of Defense (DoD), which has
resulted in a slowdown of property received by the DoD, and that we
anticipate a modest increase in the flow of these goods over the next
two quarters from the quarter ended March 31, 2007; (ii) the fact that
we believe we have yet to realize the full potential of recent
significant investments in new distribution centers, personnel, and
value-added services necessary to support a much larger commercial
business in the future, which has resulted in less than optimal
profitability in the near term; and (iii) the acquisition of STR,
Inc., which closed on October 16, 2006. Our results may be materially
affected by changes in business trends and our operating environment,
as well as by other factors, including investments we expect to make
in our infrastructure and value-added services to support new business
in both commercial and public sector markets.

Our Scrap contract with the DoD includes an incentive feature,
which can increase the amount of profit sharing distribution we
receive from 20% up to 22%. Payments under this incentive feature are
based on the amount of scrap we sell for the DoD to small businesses
during the preceding 12 months as of June 30th of each year.
Therefore, we will record this benefit, to the extent achieved for the
12 months ended June 30, 2007, in the quarter ended June 30, 2007. We
are eligible to receive this incentive in each year of the term of the
Scrap contract. For the purposes of providing guidance regarding our
projected financial results for fiscal year 2007, we have assumed that
we will receive this incentive in the quarter ended June 30, 2007. In
addition, there are incentive features in our Surplus contract that
allow us to earn up to an additional 5.5% of the profit sharing
distribution above our new base rate of 25%, which began December 1,
2006. For the purposes of providing guidance regarding our projected
financial results for fiscal year 2007, we have assumed that we will
not receive any of the Surplus contract incentive payments, as the
period we would be eligible to record such incentive may not occur
until the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2007 or the first quarter of
fiscal year 2008.

Our guidance adjusts EBITDA and Diluted EPS for the effects of the
adoption of FAS 123R, which we estimate to be approximately $525,000
to $575,000 for each of the remaining quarters in fiscal year 2007.

GMV – We expect GMV for fiscal year 2007 to range from $230
million to $235 million, which is an increase from the $220 million to
$225 million range provided last quarter. We expect GMV for Q3-07 to
range from $58 million to $60 million.

Adjusted EBITDA – We expect Adjusted EBITDA for fiscal year 2007
to range from $19.5 million to $20.5 million, which is an increase
from the $19.0 million to $20.0 million range provided last quarter.
We expect Adjusted EBITDA for Q3-07 to range from $5.6 million to $5.8
million.

Adjusted Diluted EPS – We estimate Adjusted Earnings Per Diluted
Share for fiscal year 2007 to range from $0.41 to $0.42, which is an
increase from the $0.40 to $0.42 range provided last quarter. In
Q3-07, we estimate Adjusted Earnings Per Diluted Share to be
approximately $0.12.

Key Q2-07 Operating Metrics

Registered Buyers — At the end of Q2-07, registered buyers
totaled approximately 613,000, representing a 33% increase over the
approximately 459,000 registered buyers at the end of Q2-06.

Auction Participants — Auction participants, defined as
registered buyers who have bid in an auction during the period (a
registered buyer who bids in more than one auction is counted as an
auction participant in each auction in which he or she bids),
increased to a record 287,000 in Q2-07, an approximately 10% increase
over the approximately 261,000 auction participants in Q2-06.

Completed Transactions — Completed transactions increased to
approximately 52,000, an approximately 9% increase for Q2-07 from the
approximately 48,000 completed transactions in Q2-06. In addition, we
experienced a 25% increase in the average value of our transactions,
over the same period, resulting from product mix, lotting and
merchandising strategies, and buyer demand.

GMV and Revenue Mix — GMV and revenue continue to diversify due
to the continued rapid growth in our commercial and scrap businesses.
As a result, the percentage of GMV and revenue derived from the DoD
Surplus Contract (under which our revenue is based on the
profit-sharing model) has decreased to 25.5% and 31.0%, respectively,
versus 52.2% and 61.7%, respectively, in the prior year period. The
percentage of GMV and revenue derived from our commercial marketplaces
business, which includes the acquired STR business and our
Liquidation.com marketplace, increased to 47.6% and 34.8%,
respectively, from 25.0% and 9.4%, respectively, in the prior year
period. The table below summarizes the GMV and revenue from the
Company’s two significant contracts with the DoD (Surplus and Scrap),
and our commercial and international businesses.

                               GMV Mix
----------------------------------------------------------------------
                                                      Q2-07    Q2-06
                                                    ------------------
Profit-Sharing Model:
     Surplus                                            25.5%    52.2%
     Scrap                                              22.9%    19.3%
                                                    ------------------
        Total Profit Sharing                            48.4%    71.5%

Commercial Marketplaces:
     Consignment Model                                  26.0%    23.3%
     Purchase Model                                     21.6%     1.7%
                                                    ------------------
        Total Commercial Marketplaces                   47.6%    25.0%

International and Other                                  4.0%     3.5%
                                                    ------------------
          Total                                        100.0%   100.0%
                                                    ==================
                             Revenue Mix
----------------------------------------------------------------------
                                                      Q2-07    Q2-06
                                                    ------------------
Profit-Sharing Model:
     Surplus                                            31.0%    61.7%
     Scrap                                              27.8%    22.8%
                                                    ------------------
        Total Profit Sharing                            58.8%    84.5%

Commercial Marketplaces:
     Consignment Model                                   8.5%     7.4%
     Purchase Model                                     26.3%     2.0%
                                                    ------------------
        Total Commercial Marketplaces                   34.8%     9.4%

International and Other                                  6.4%     6.1%
                                                    ------------------
          Total                                        100.0%   100.0%
                                                    ==================
      Liquidity Services, Inc. Reconciliation of GAAP to Non-GAAP
                               Measures

EBITDA and Adjusted EBITDA. EBITDA is a supplemental non-GAAP
financial measure and is equal to net income plus (a) interest income
and expense and other income, net; (b) provision for income taxes; (c)
amortization of contract intangibles; and (d) depreciation and
amortization. Our definition of Adjusted EBITDA differs from EBITDA
because we further adjust EBITDA for stock compensation expense.

                                        Three months     Six months
                                       Ended March 31, Ended March 31,
                                       --------------- ---------------
                                        2007    2006    2007    2006
                                       ------- ------- ------- -------
                                         (Unaudited) (In thousands)
Net income                             $2,474  $1,928  $4,787  $3,396
Interest (income) expense and other
 income, net                             (551)    211  (1,149)    574
Provision for income taxes              1,746   1,259   3,288   2,238
Amortization of contract intangibles      203     203     407     407
Depreciation and amortization             309     170     581     322
                                       ------- ------- ------- -------

EBITDA                                  4,181   3,771   7,914   6,937
Stock compensation expense                519      51     883      61
                                       ------- ------- ------- -------

Adjusted EBITDA                        $4,700  $3,822  $8,797  $6,998
                                       ======= ======= ======= =======

Adjusted Net Income and Adjusted Basic and Diluted Earnings Per
Share. Adjusted net income is a supplemental non-GAAP financial
measure and is equal to net income plus tax effected stock
compensation expense. Adjusted basic and diluted earnings per share
are determined using Adjusted Net Income.

                         Three Months Ended    Six Months Ended March
                              March 31,                  31,
                       ----------------------- -----------------------
                          2007        2006        2007        2006
                       ----------- ----------- ----------- -----------
                       (Unaudited) (Dollars in thousands, except per
                                         share data)
Net income                 $2,474      $1,928      $4,787      $3,396
Stock compensation
 expense (net of tax)         306          31         521          37
                       ----------- ----------- ----------- -----------

Adjusted net income        $2,780      $1,959      $5,308      $3,433
                       =========== =========== =========== ===========

Adjusted basic
 earnings per common
 share                      $0.10       $0.08       $0.19       $0.16
                       =========== =========== =========== ===========

Adjusted diluted
 earnings per common
 share                      $0.10       $0.08       $0.19       $0.14
                       =========== =========== =========== ===========

Basic weighted average
 shares outstanding    27,708,278  22,409,104  27,652,849  20,721,638
                       =========== =========== =========== ===========

Diluted weighted
 average shares
 outstanding           28,526,789  25,052,464  28,463,064  23,950,415
                       =========== =========== =========== ===========

Conference Call

The Company will host a conference call to discuss the fiscal
second quarter 2007 results at 5 p.m. Eastern Time today. Investors
and other interested parties may access the teleconference by dialing
(800) 322-5044 or (617) 614-4927 and providing the participant pass
code 71126366. A live web cast of the conference call and a slide
presentation will be provided on the Company’s investor relations
website at http://www.liquidityservicesinc.com. Slides will be made
available for download 30 minutes prior to the start of the call. A
replay of the web cast and slide presentation will be available on the
Company’s website for 30 calendar days ending June 1, 2007 at 11:59
p.m. ET. An audio replay of the teleconference will also be available
until June 1, 2007 at 11:59 p.m. ET. To listen to the replay, dial
(888) 286-8010 or (617) 801-6888 and provide pass code 50170513. Both
replays will be available starting at 7:00 p.m. on the day of the
call.

Non-GAAP Measures

To supplement the Company’s consolidated financial statements
presented in accordance with GAAP, we use certain non-GAAP measures of
certain components of financial performance. These non-GAAP measures
include earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization
(EBITDA), Adjusted EBITDA and Adjusted Net Income and Adjusted
Earnings Per Share. These non-GAAP measures are provided to enhance
investors’ overall understanding of our current financial performance
and prospects for the future. We use EBITDA and Adjusted EBITDA: (a)
as measurements of operating performance because they assist us in
comparing our operating performance on a consistent basis because the
measures do not reflect the impact of items not directly resulting
from our core operations; (b) for planning purposes, including the
preparation of our internal annual operating budget; (c) to allocate
resources to enhance the financial performance of our business; (d) to
evaluate the effectiveness of our operational strategies; and (e) to
evaluate our capacity to fund capital expenditures and expand our
business.

We believe these non-GAAP measures provide useful information to
both management and investors by excluding certain expenses that may
not be indicative of our core operating measures. In addition, because
we have historically reported certain non-GAAP measures to investors,
we believe the inclusion of non-GAAP measures provides consistency in
our financial reporting. These measures should be considered in
addition to financial information prepared in accordance with
generally accepted accounting principles, but should not be considered
a substitute for, or superior to, GAAP results. A reconciliation of
all non-GAAP measures included in this press release, to the most
directly comparable GAAP measures, can be found in the financial
tables included in this press release.

Supplemental Operating Data

To supplement our consolidated financial statements presented in
accordance with GAAP, we use certain supplemental operating data as a
measure of certain components of operating performance. LSI reviews
GMV because it provides a measure of the volume of goods being sold in
its marketplaces and thus the activity of those marketplaces. GMV and
our other supplemental operating data, registered buyers, auction
participants and completed transactions also provide a means to
evaluate the effectiveness of investments that we have made and
continue to make in the areas of customer support, value-added
services, product development, sales and marketing and operations.
Therefore, We believe this supplemental operating data provides useful
information to both management and investors. In addition, because LSI
has historically reported certain supplemental operating data to
investors, we believe the inclusion of this supplemental operating
data provides consistency in our financial reporting. This data should
be considered in addition to financial information prepared in
accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, but should
not be considered a substitute for, or superior to, GAAP results.

Forward-Looking Statements

This document contains forward-looking statements made pursuant to
the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements
are only predictions. The outcome of the events described in these
forward-looking statements is subject to known and unknown risks,
uncertainties and other factors that may cause our actual results,
levels of activity, performance or achievements to differ materially
from any future results, levels of activity, performance or
achievements expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements.
These statements include, but are not limited to, statements regarding
the Company’s business outlook. You can identify forward-looking
statements by terminology such as “may,” “will,” “should,” “could,”
“would,” “expects,” “intends,” “plans,” “anticipates,” “believes,”
“estimates,” “predicts,” “potential,” “continues” or the negative of
these terms or other comparable terminology. Although we believe that
the expectations reflected in the forward-looking statements are
reasonable, we cannot guarantee future results, levels of activity,
performance or achievements.

There are a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause our
actual results to differ materially from the forward-looking
statements contained in this document. Important factors that could
cause our actual results to differ materially from those expressed as
forward-looking statements are set forth in our filings with the SEC
from time to time, and include, among others, our dependence on our
contracts with the DoD for a significant portion of our revenue; our
ability to successfully expand the supply of merchandise available for
sale on our online marketplaces and attract and retain active
professional buyers to purchase the merchandise. There may be other
factors of which we are currently unaware or deem immaterial that may
cause our actual results to differ materially from the forward-looking
statements.

All forward-looking statements attributable to us or persons
acting on our behalf apply only as of the date of this document and
are expressly qualified in their entirety by the cautionary statements
included in this document. Except as may be required by law, we
undertake no obligation to publicly update or revise any
forward-looking statement to reflect events or circumstances occurring
after the date of this document or to reflect the occurrence of
unanticipated events.

              Liquidity Services, Inc. and Subsidiaries
                       Condensed Balance Sheets
                            (In Thousands)

                                             March 31,   September 30,
                                           ------------- -------------
                                               2007          2006
                                           ---------------------------
Assets                                      (Unaudited)
Current assets:
 Cash, cash equivalents and short-term
  investments                                   $60,186       $66,647
 Other current assets                            19,917         9,264
                                           ---------------------------
    Total current assets                         80,103        75,911
Property and equipment, net                       3,914         2,362
Intangible assets and goodwill, net              16,302         8,587
Other assets                                      1,875         1,178
                                           ---------------------------
     Total assets                              $102,194       $88,038
                                           ===========================
Liabilities and stockholders' equity
Current liabilities:
 Accounts payable, accrued expenses and
  other                                          $8,493        $7,356
 Profit-sharing distributions payable            10,392         7,736
 Customer payables                                7,694         6,658
 Current portion of capital lease
  obligations and long-term debt                     24            79
                                           ---------------------------
    Total current liabilities                    26,603        21,829
Long-term liabilities, net of current
 portion                                          1,496           457
                                           ---------------------------
Total liabilities                                28,099        22,286
Stockholders' equity                             74,095        65,752
                                           ---------------------------
     Total liabilities and stockholders'
      equity                                   $102,194       $88,038
                                           ===========================
              Liquidity Services, Inc. and Subsidiaries
           Unaudited Consolidated Statements of Operations
            (Dollars in Thousands, Except Per Share Data)

                         Three Months Ended    Six Months Ended March
                              March 31,                  31,
                       ----------------------- -----------------------
                          2007        2006        2007        2006
                       ----------- ----------- ----------- -----------

Revenue                   $49,281     $37,101     $94,448     $69,308
Costs and expenses:
  Cost of goods sold
   (excluding
   amortization)           11,698       2,595      20,160       4,962
  Profit-sharing
   distributions           17,731      20,719      36,460      38,889
  Technology and
   operations               8,397       4,739      16,238       8,794
  Sales and marketing       3,225       2,100       6,189       3,915
  General and
   administrative           4,049       3,177       7,487       5,811
  Amortization of
   contract
   intangibles                203         203         407         407
  Depreciation and
   amortization               309         170         581         322
                       ----------- ----------- ----------- -----------

   Total costs and
    expenses               45,612      33,703      87,522      63,100
                       ----------- ----------- ----------- -----------

Income from operations      3,669       3,398       6,926       6,208
Interest income
 (expense) and other
 income, net                  551        (211)      1,149        (574)
                       ----------- ----------- ----------- -----------

Income before
 provision for income
 taxes                      4,220       3,187       8,075       5,634
Provision for income
 taxes                     (1,746)     (1,259)     (3,288)     (2,238)
                       ----------- ----------- ----------- -----------

Net income                 $2,474      $1,928      $4,787      $3,396
                       =========== =========== =========== ===========

Basic earnings per
 common share               $0.09       $0.08       $0.17       $0.16
                       =========== =========== =========== ===========

Diluted earnings per
 common share               $0.09       $0.08       $0.17       $0.14
                       =========== =========== =========== ===========

Basic weighted average
 shares outstanding    27,708,278  22,409,104  27,652,849  20,721,638
                       =========== =========== =========== ===========

Diluted weighted
 average shares
 outstanding           28,526,789  25,052,464  28,463,064  23,950,415
                       =========== =========== =========== ===========

CONTACT: Liquidity Services, Inc.
Julie Davis
Director, Investor Relations
202-467-6868 ext. 234
julie.davis@liquidityservicesinc.com

SOURCE: Liquidity Services, Inc.