AJX:NYE-Great Ajax Corp (USD)

COMMON STOCK | REIT-Mortgage | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 12.71

Change

-0.08 (-0.63)%

Market Cap

USD 0.29B

Volume

0.04M

Avg Analyst Target

USD 16.00 (+25.89%)

Avg User Target

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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 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. Address: 13190 SW 68th Parkway, Tigard, OR, United States, 97223

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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 21.51% 74% C 73% C
Dividend Return 3.44% 10% F 80% B-
Total Return 24.95% 70% C- 76% C
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 43.78% 63% D 69% D+
Dividend Return 7.92% 17% F 85% B
Total Return 51.70% 63% D 73% C
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain -8.82% 74% C 24% F
Dividend Return 38.52% 13% F 92% A-
Total Return 29.70% 70% C- 42% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain -1.87% 31% F 17% F
Dividend Return 8.54% 67% D+ 95% A
Total Return 6.66% 50% F 48% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 29.20% 54% F 36% F
Risk Adjusted Return 22.82% 48% F 33% F
Market Capitalization 0.29B 22% F 30% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-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 9.87 56% F 77% C+
Price/Book Ratio 0.81 79% C+ 87% B+
Price / Cash Flow Ratio -20.99 100% A+ 92% A-
EV/EBITDA 16.82 11% F 39% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 9.87% 40% F 57% F
Return on Invested Capital 11.29% 100% A+ 79% C+
Return on Assets 2.65% 56% F 55% F
Debt to Equity Ratio 22.68% 73% C 79% C+
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 5.53 3% F 13% F
Short Percent 1.81% 64% D 64% D
Beta 1.74 39% F 18% 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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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 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.

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.

Poor risk adjusted returns

This company is delivering below median risk adjusted returns in its peers. Even if it is outperforming on returns , the returns are unpredictable. Proceed with caution.

Below median dividend returns

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.

Poor return on equity

The company management has delivered below median return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

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.