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B. Riley Financial (RILY) Company Profile

Updated May 3, 2019
B. Riley Financial has the following business profile:
Company's Full Name:B. Riley Financial, Inc.
Short Name:B. Riley Financial
Trading Ticker Symbol:RILY
Primary Exchange:NASDAQ
Headquarter City/Country:WOODLAND HILLS, California, CA
Primary Industry Sector:Miscellaneous
Seconday Sub-sector:Business Services
Main Business Areas: Miscellaneous, Business Services, Financial Services, Asset Management
Dividend Payments:Dividend History

Market and Trading Information for B. Riley Financial

The following details were available for trading and market data about the stock of B. Riley Financial as of writing:
Current Share Price:$19.56
Previous Year's Closing Price:$14.2
Percentage Price Change (YTD):37.75%
Market Cap:$518.85 million
52-week Price Range:$13.6 - $23.7
Dividend Per Share:$0
EPS (TTM):0.71
Price-Earnings (Trailing):27.55
Price-Earnings (Forward):0

Company Profile and Business Description for B. Riley Financial

B. Riley Financial, Inc., incorporated on May 7, 2009, is an independent investment bank. The Company and its subsidiaries provide collaborative financial services and solutions through various operating subsidiaries, including B. Riley & Co. LLC (BRC), B. Riley Capital Management, LLC, Great American Group, LLC, Great American Group Advisory and Valuation Services, LLC and United Online, Inc. (UOL). Its segments include capital markets, auction and liquidation, valuation and appraisal, and Principal Investments-United Online. It provides asset disposition, valuation and appraisal services to a range of retail, wholesale and industrial clients, as well as lenders, capital providers, private equity investors and professional service firms throughout the United States, Canada and Europe.

Capital Markets Segment

The capital markets segment provides an array of investment banking, corporate finance, research, wealth management, sales and trading services to corporate, institutional and high net worth clients. Its corporate finance and investment banking services include merger and acquisitions advisory services to public and private companies, initial and secondary public offerings, and institutional private placements. In addition, the Company trades equity securities as a principal for its account, including investments in funds managed by its subsidiaries. Its capital markets segment also includes asset management businesses that manage various private and public funds for institutional and individual investors.

Auction and Liquidation Segment

The auction and liquidation segment utilizes a scalable network of independent contractors and industry-specific advisors to tailor its services to the needs of a multitude of clients, logistical challenges and distressed circumstances. It offers services across North American, as well as parts of Europe, Asia and Australia. Its auction and liquidation segment operates two divisions: retail store liquidations and wholesale and industrial assets dispositions. The retail store liquidations division enables clients to dispose of under-performing assets and generate cash from excess inventory by conducting or assisting in retail store closings, going out of business sales, bankruptcy sales and fixture sales. It conducts large retail liquidations that entail capital requirements through collaborative arrangements with other liquidators. The wholesale and industrial assets disposition division operates through limited liability companies that are controlled by it. Its wholesale and industrial asset dispositions division designs and implements customized disposition programs for clients seeking to convert excess wholesale and industrial inventory and operational assets into capital. It disposes of an array of assets, including equipment related to transportation, heavy mobile construction, energy exploration and services, metal fabrication, food processing, semiconductor fabrication and distribution services. It offers clients various wholesale and industrial disposition strategies, including live auctions, Webcast auctions and online auctions. Its retail auction and liquidation clients include financially healthy retailers, as well as distressed retailers, bankruptcy professionals, financial institution workout groups and a range of professional service providers. It provides auction and liquidation solutions to industries, such as aircraft/aerospace, casino/hospitality, construction/mining/earthmoving, food and beverage processing, hospital/medical, machine tools/metalworking, material handling, packaging/bottling, plastics and rubber processing, printing/bindery, pulp processing/paper converting, restaurant/bar/bakery, retail/trade fixtures, stadium/arena, textile/apparel, transportation/rolling stock, warehouse/distribution centers and woodworking/lumber.

Valuation and Appraisal Segment

The valuation and appraisal segment provides valuation and appraisal services to financial institutions, lenders, private equity firms and other providers of capital. These services primarily include the valuation of assets for purposes of determining and monitoring the value of collateral securing financial transactions and loan arrangements and in connection with potential business combinations. The Company provides valuation and appraisal services across five categories: consumer and retail inventory, wholesale and industrial inventory, machinery and equipment, intangible assets and real estate.

Principal Investments-United Online Segment

The principal investments-United Online segment consists of businesses, which has been acquired primarily for attractive investment return characteristics. This segment includes UOL, a company that offers consumer subscription services consisting of Internet access under the NetZero and Juno brands. Internet access includes paid dial-up, mobile broadband and digital subscriber line (DSL) subscription services. The Company also offers e-mail, Internet security, Web hosting services, and other services. Its Internet access customers also subscribe to value-added features that include antivirus software and enhanced e-mail storage. Its advertising customers primarily include business customers that market products and services over the Internet.

The Company competes with overstock.com and eBay, AT&T, Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile, AOL and MSN and EarthLink.

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