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Value Indicator

I have floor tickets listed for The Jonas Brothers at Barclay’s Center in November at below face value, and yet the value meter is showing them as the lowest value for money, while seats in most non-floor sections priced at higher than face value are being shown as the best value. Just curious to know how the algorithm is calculated, as this seems deceptive to both buyers and sellers.
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Re: Value Indicator

The StubHub algorithm is a mystery to many and does not make sense for many events. Personally, I wish StubHub would do away with the value of listings. No one can truly say what is a better value than another listing. It is really subjective and not really as useful as it could be.

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Re: Value Indicator

@KK5189 That is a great question. The calculations for seat value are done based on historical venue data for seat values which do change from show to show. Our technical team does it's very best to constantly update the data to ensure that the best value is accurate, but for buyers and sellers, we would always suggest listing/buying at a price you're comfortable with. So in that respect @ticketmvp is correct, the value is somewhat subjective, we're just providing the results of the historical data to help make the decision.

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