NYSE:AJX - Great Ajax Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$12.94 -0.71 (-5.20 %)
(As of 11/15/2018 12:14 PM ET)
Previous Close$13.65
Today's Range$12.83 - $13.21
52-Week Range$12.27 - $14.64
Volume2,189 shs
Average Volume37,392 shs
Market Capitalization$255.13 million
P/E Ratio8.32
Dividend Yield8.87%
Beta0.63
Great Ajax Corp. acquires, invests in, and manages a portfolio of residential mortgage and small balance commercial mortgage loans. It also holds real estate-owned properties, such as one to four unit homes and smaller commercial properties acquired upon the foreclosure or other settlement of its non-performing loans, as well as through outright purchases. 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 founded in 2014 and is headquartered in Beaverton, Oregon.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Real estate investment trusts
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorFinance
Current SymbolNYSE:AJX
Previous Symbol
CUSIPN/A
Phone503-505-5670

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio2.21
Current Ratio3.27
Quick Ratio3.27

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio8.32
Forward P/E Ratio7.99
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$54.79 million
Price / Sales4.45
Cash Flow$1.8863 per share
Price / Cash6.86
Book Value$17.61 per share
Price / Book0.73

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.57
Net Income$28.92 million
Net Margins48.10%
Return on Equity9.04%
Return on Assets2.08%

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Outstanding Shares18,860,000
Market Cap$255.13 million
OptionableNot Optionable

Great Ajax (NYSE:AJX) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Great Ajax's stock symbol?

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

How often does Great Ajax pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Great Ajax?

Great Ajax declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, October 30th. Investors of record on Friday, November 16th will be paid a dividend of $0.32 per share on Friday, November 30th. This represents a $1.28 annualized dividend and a yield of 9.89%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 15th. This is a positive change from Great Ajax's previous quarterly dividend of $0.30. View Great Ajax's Dividend History.

How were Great Ajax's earnings last quarter?

Great Ajax Corp (NYSE:AJX) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November, 6th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.34 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.44 by $0.10. The real estate investment trust had revenue of $14.75 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $15.22 million. Great Ajax had a return on equity of 9.04% and a net margin of 48.10%. View Great Ajax's Earnings History.

When is Great Ajax's next earnings date?

Great Ajax is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, March 5th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Great Ajax.

What price target have analysts set for AJX?

2 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Great Ajax's shares. Their predictions range from $18.00 to $18.00. On average, they expect Great Ajax's stock price to reach $18.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 39.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Great Ajax.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Great Ajax?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Great Ajax in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Great Ajax.

Has Great Ajax been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about AJX stock have been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Great Ajax earned a coverage optimism score of 1.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the real estate investment trust a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days.

Who are some of Great Ajax's key competitors?

Who are Great Ajax's key executives?

Great Ajax's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Lawrence A. Mendelsohn, Chairman & CEO (Age 57)
  • Mr. Russell A. Schaub, Pres & Director (Age 54)
  • Ms. Mary B. Doyle CPA, Chief Financial Officer (Age 54)
  • Irving Potter, Sec.

When did Great Ajax IPO?

(AJX) raised $93 million in an initial public offering 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 served as the underwriters for the IPO and Ladenburg Thalmann and MLV were co-managers.

Who are Great Ajax's major shareholders?

Great Ajax's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (6.55%), Resource America Inc. (1.92%), Pacific Ridge Capital Partners LLC (1.64%), Family Management Corp (1.11%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.75%) and Alliancebernstein L.P. (0.56%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Great Ajax.

Which major investors are selling Great Ajax stock?

AJX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Alliancebernstein L.P.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Great Ajax.

Which major investors are buying Great Ajax stock?

AJX stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Resource America Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Pacific Ridge Capital Partners LLC, Acadian Asset Management LLC, Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd., First Trust Advisors LP and Family Management Corp. View Insider Buying and Selling for Great Ajax.

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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Great Ajax's stock price today?

One share of AJX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $12.94.

How big of a company is Great Ajax?

Great Ajax has a market capitalization of $255.13 million and generates $54.79 million in revenue each year. The real estate investment trust earns $28.92 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.57 on an earnings per share basis.

What is Great Ajax's official website?

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

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.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Great Ajax (NYSE AJX)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  165 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  156 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  321
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Great Ajax and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe AJX will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe AJX will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 11/15/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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