AJX:NYE-Great Ajax Corp (USD)

COMMON STOCK | REIT—Mortgage | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 10.29

Change

+0.50 (+5.11)%

Market Cap

USD 0.23B

Volume

0.09M

Average Target Price

USD 11.50 (+11.76%)
Average Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis

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About

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 provides loans secured by multi-family residential and smaller commercial mixed-use retail/residential properties; and invests in multi-family residential and smaller commercial mixed use retail/residential properties. 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 based in Beaverton, Oregon.

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ETFs Containing AJX

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (REIT—Mortgage)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -30.52% 28% F 13% F
Dividend Return 5.60% 62% D- 89% B+
Total Return -24.92% 28% F 15% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -32.12% 29% F 11% F
Dividend Return 5.47% 42% F 85% B
Total Return -26.65% 28% F 12% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain -17.28% 68% D+ 25% F
Dividend Return 44.21% 16% F 93% A
Total Return 26.93% 56% F 47% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain -1.21% N/A N/A 34% F
Dividend Return 8.74% N/A N/A 95% A
Total Return 7.53% N/A N/A 66% D
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 17.84% N/A N/A 45% F
Risk Adjusted Return 42.19% N/A N/A 58% F
Market Capitalization 0.23B 20% F 31% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(REIT—Mortgage)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 11.81 46% F 72% C-
Price/Book Ratio 0.62 88% B+ 89% B+
Price / Cash Flow Ratio -14.62 97% A+ 94% A
EV/EBITDA 16.82 11% F 35% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 6.09% 82% B- 53% F
Return on Invested Capital 4.18% 97% A+ 42% F
Return on Assets 1.64% 88% B+ 44% F
Debt to Equity Ratio 33.01% 58% F 72% C-
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 2.38 71% C- 47% F
Short Percent 2.90% 58% F 60% D-
Beta 1.61 35% F 20% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
Underpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to book value basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters then its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior capital utilization

The company management has delivered better return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Superior Earnings Growth

This stock has shown top quartile earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

Superior Revenue Growth

This stock has shown top quartile revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

Superior Dividend Growth

This stock has shown top quartile dividend growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

High Gross Profit to Asset Ratio

This stock is in the top quartile compared to its peers on Gross Profit to Asset Ratio. This is a popular measure among value investors for showing superior returns in the long run.

What to not like:
Low market capitalization

This is among the smaller entities in its sectors with below median market capitalization. That may make it less stable in the long run unless it has a unique technology or market which can help it grow or get acquired in future.

Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Negative cashflow

The company had negative total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.