NYSE:AJX

Great Ajax Stock Forecast, Price & News

$12.76
-0.04 (-0.31 %)
(As of 06/23/2021 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$12.74
$12.95
50-Day Range
$11.34
$13.07
52-Week Range
$7.57
$13.27
Volume4,042 shs
Average Volume89,126 shs
Market Capitalization$293.34 million
P/E Ratio10.55
Dividend Yield5.96%
Beta1.78
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About Great Ajax

Great Ajax Corp., real estate company, acquires, invests in, and manages a portfolio of residential mortgage and small balance commercial mortgage loans. The company also holds real estate owned properties acquired upon the foreclosure or other settlement of its non-performing loans, as well as through outright purchases. In addition, it acquires and originates small balance commercial loans (SBC) secured by multi-family residential and commercial mixed-use retail/residential properties; and invests in single-family and smaller commercial properties through a foreclosure event of a loan or a direct acquisition. The company elected to be taxed as a real estate investment trust for U.S. federal income tax purposes. It generally would not be subject to federal corporate income taxes, if it distributes at least 90% of its taxable income to its stockholders. Great Ajax Corp. was incorporated in 2014 and is based in Tigard, Oregon.

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2.41 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

32nd out of 1,980 stocks

Real Estate Investment Trusts Industry

4th out of 275 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.4Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 3.1 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Great Ajax (NYSE:AJX) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Great Ajax a buy right now?

4 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Great Ajax in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Great Ajax stock.
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Are investors shorting Great Ajax?

Great Ajax saw a increase in short interest in May. As of May 14th, there was short interest totaling 365,300 shares, an increase of 22.5% from the April 29th total of 298,100 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 111,200 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.3 days.
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When is Great Ajax's next earnings date?

Great Ajax is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, August 3rd 2021.
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How were Great Ajax's earnings last quarter?

Great Ajax Corp. (NYSE:AJX) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May, 6th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.30 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.28 by $0.02. Great Ajax had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 9.63% and a net margin of 60.35%.
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How has Great Ajax's stock been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Great Ajax's stock was trading at $12.73 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, AJX shares have increased by 0.7% and is now trading at $12.82.
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How often does Great Ajax pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Great Ajax?

Great Ajax declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 6th. Investors of record on Thursday, May 20th will be given a dividend of $0.19 per share on Monday, May 31st. This represents a $0.76 annualized dividend and a yield of 5.93%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, May 19th. This is a boost from Great Ajax's previous quarterly dividend of $0.17.
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Is Great Ajax a good dividend stock?

Great Ajax pays an annual dividend of $0.76 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 5.96%. AJX has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. Great Ajax does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Great Ajax is 81.72%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on earnings estimates, Great Ajax will have a dividend payout ratio of 56.72% next year. This indicates that Great Ajax will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for AJX?

4 equities research analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Great Ajax's stock. Their forecasts range from $15.00 to $16.00. On average, they anticipate Great Ajax's share price to reach $15.67 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 22.2% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Great Ajax's key executives?

Great Ajax's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Lawrence A. Mendelsohn, Chairman & CEO (Age 60)
  • Mr. Russell A. Schaub, Pres & Director (Age 57)
  • Ms. Mary B. Doyle CPA, Chief Financial Officer (Age 57, Pay $628.5k)
  • Lauren DeMasi, Sec.

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When did Great Ajax IPO?

(AJX) raised $93 million in an initial public offering (IPO) on Friday, February 13th 2015. The company issued 5,800,000 shares at a price of $15.00-$17.00 per share. FBR, Sterne Agee and Nomura acted as the underwriters for the IPO and Ladenburg Thalmann and MLV were co-managers.

What is Great Ajax's stock symbol?

Great Ajax trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "AJX."

Who are Great Ajax's major shareholders?

Great Ajax's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (8.97%), Pacific Ridge Capital Partners LLC (3.59%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.36%), Family Management Corp (1.32%), Northern Trust Corp (0.89%) and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (0.82%).
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Which institutional investors are selling Great Ajax stock?

AJX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Morgan Stanley, Northern Trust Corp, Squarepoint Ops LLC, Prudential Financial Inc., Alliancebernstein L.P., State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System, BlackRock Inc., and Bank of Montreal Can.
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Which institutional investors are buying Great Ajax stock?

AJX stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Pacific Ridge Capital Partners LLC, Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Centiva Capital LP, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Ark Global Emerging Companies LP, Adams Street Partners LLC, and Grosvenor Holdings L.L.C..
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How do I buy shares of Great Ajax?

Shares of AJX can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Great Ajax's stock price today?

One share of AJX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $12.82.

How much money does Great Ajax make?

Great Ajax has a market capitalization of $294.72 million and generates $51.38 million in revenue each year. The real estate investment trust earns $28.50 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.93 on an earnings per share basis.

What is Great Ajax's official website?

The official website for Great Ajax is www.great-ajax.com.

Where are Great Ajax's headquarters?

Great Ajax is headquartered at 9400 SW BEAVERTON-HILLSDALE HIGHWAY SUITE 131, BEAVERTON OR, 97005.

How can I contact Great Ajax?

Great Ajax's mailing address is 9400 SW BEAVERTON-HILLSDALE HIGHWAY SUITE 131, BEAVERTON OR, 97005. The real estate investment trust can be reached via phone at (503) 505-5670.


This page was last updated on 6/23/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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