Wajax Corp Company Profile (TSE:WJX)

About Wajax Corp (TSE:WJX)

Wajax Corp logoWajax Corp is a Canada-based distributor engaged in the sale and service support of mobile equipment, power systems and industrial components. The Company's Equipment business is engaged in distribution, rental, modification and servicing of mobile equipment from manufacturers. Its Power Systems business is engaged in distribution, sales, service of heavy-duty engines, transmissions, and power generation product sales, service, and rentals across Canada. Its Industrial Components business is engaged in the distribution, servicing, engineering, custom design and assembly of industrial components for in-plant customers and original equipment manufacturers. The Company operates through a network of approximately 120 branches in Canada in over three businesses. Its three businesses include the distribution, modification and servicing of equipment; the distribution, servicing and assembly of power systems, and the distribution, servicing and assembly of industrial components.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Services
  • Industry: Industrial Equipment Wholesale
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: TSE:WJX
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.wajax.com/
  • Market Cap: C$454.83 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 19,504,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: C$20.30
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: C$22.27
  • 52 Week Range: C$15.13 - C$25.76
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 15.78
  • P/E Growth: 2.71
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: C$1.24 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.37
  • Book Value: C$14.07 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.66
  • Dividend Yield: 5.3%
  • EBITDA: C$57.9 million
  • Net Margins: 2.32%
  • Return on Equity: 10.99%
  • Return on Assets: 4.70%
  • Average Volume: 30,567 shs.
  • Short Ratio: 19.82

Frequently Asked Questions for Wajax Corp (TSE:WJX)

What is Wajax Corp's stock symbol?

Wajax Corp trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) under the ticker symbol "WJX."

How often does Wajax Corp pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Wajax Corp?

Wajax Corp announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, August 14th. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 15th will be given a dividend of 0.25 per share on Tuesday, October 3rd. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.29%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 14th. View Wajax Corp's Dividend History.

How were Wajax Corp's earnings last quarter?

Wajax Corp (TSE:WJX) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May, 4th. The company reported $0.31 EPS for the quarter. The company earned $318.39 million during the quarter. Wajax Corp had a return on equity of 10.99% and a net margin of 2.32%. View Wajax Corp's Earnings History.

When will Wajax Corp make its next earnings announcement?

Wajax Corp is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November, 7th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Wajax Corp.

Where is Wajax Corp's stock going? Where will Wajax Corp's stock price be in 2017?

5 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Wajax Corp's stock. Their forecasts range from C$18.00 to C$29.00. On average, they anticipate Wajax Corp's stock price to reach C$24.60 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Wajax Corp.

Who are some of Wajax Corp's key competitors?

Who are Wajax Corp's key executives?

Wajax Corp's management team includes the folowing people:

  • A. Mark Foote, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Darren J. Yaworsky, Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President - Finance
  • Kathleen Hassay, Senior Vice-President - Human Resources
  • Stuart H. Auld, Senior Vice President - Information Systems
  • Steven C. Deck, Senior Vice President - Wajax Industrial Components
  • Michael Gross, Senior Vice President - Wajax Power Systems
  • Thomas H. Plain, Senior Vice President - Service Operations
  • Donna Baratto, Vice President - Supply Chain
  • Cristian Rodriguez, Vice President - Environment, Health and Safety
  • Andrew W.H. Tam, General Counsel, Secretary, IR Contact Officer

How do I buy Wajax Corp stock?

Shares of Wajax Corp and other Canadian stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX). Brokers that permit trading on the TSX include Fidelity, Interactive Brokers, PennTrade and Charles Schwab.

What is Wajax Corp's stock price today?

One share of Wajax Corp stock can currently be purchased for approximately C$23.32.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Wajax Corp (TSE WJX)
Community Ranking:  1.4 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  104 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  265 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  369
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Wajax Corp and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Wajax Corp (TSE:WJX) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.60)
Consensus Price Target: C$24.60
Consensus Price Target History for Wajax Corp (TSE:WJX)
Price Target History for Wajax Corp (TSE:WJX)
Analysts' Ratings History for Wajax Corp (TSE:WJX)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/28/2017ScotiabankUpgradeSector Perform -> OutperformC$26.00 -> C$27.00View Rating Details
8/14/2017TD SecuritiesLower Price TargetBuyC$28.00 -> C$27.00View Rating Details
8/14/2017Raymond James Financial, Inc.Lower Price TargetMarket PerformC$23.50 -> C$22.00View Rating Details
5/3/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperformC$27.00 -> C$29.00View Rating Details
11/2/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingMarket PerformC$18.00View Rating Details
5/4/2016DesjardinsLower Price TargetHoldC$18.00 -> C$17.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/23/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Wajax Corp (TSE:WJX)
Earnings by Quarter for Wajax Corp (TSE:WJX)
Earnings History by Quarter for Wajax Corp (TSE WJX)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/4/2017Q1 2017C$0.31C$318.39 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2014C$0.72C$0.72C$384.10 millionC$374.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2014C$0.57C$0.39C$339.49 millionC$331.36 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Wajax Corp (TSE:WJX)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.50
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$0.31$0.31$0.31
Q2 20171$0.41$0.41$0.41
Q3 20171$0.37$0.37$0.37
Q4 20171$0.41$0.41$0.41
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History by Quarter for Wajax Corp (TSE WJX)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
11/4/2014Dec 14$0.2012/29/201412/31/20141/20/2015
11/4/2014nov 14$0.206.73%11/26/201411/28/201412/22/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Wajax Corp (TSE:WJX)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Wajax Corp (TSE:WJX)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Wajax Corp (TSE:WJX)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
11/17/2015Robert P DexterDirectorBuy10,000C$17.54C$175,400.00
6/19/2015Robert P DexterDirectorBuy5,000C$21.12C$105,600.00
6/17/2015Robert P DexterDirectorBuy5,000C$22.58C$112,900.00
6/12/2015Alan Mark FooteDirectorBuy10,000C$23.40C$234,000.00
6/12/2015Steven DeckInsiderBuy2,000C$23.40C$46,800.00
3/27/2015Robert P DexterDirectorBuy5,000C$25.07C$125,340.00
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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Wajax Corp (WJX) Chart for Monday, October, 23, 2017

This page was last updated on 10/23/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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