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ALJ Regional Holdings, Inc is a specialty business services business based in the US. ALJ Regional shares (ALJJ) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. ALJ Regional employs 8,407 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$389.1 million.

How to buy shares in ALJ Regional

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  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for ALJ Regional. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: ALJJ. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until ALJ Regional reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of USD$1.1, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of ALJ Regional, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of ALJ Regional. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

ALJ Regional share price

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ALJ Regional shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-27.
Latest market closeUSD$1.1
52-week rangeUSD$0.2801 - USD$1.46
50-day moving average USD$1.1121
200-day moving average USD$0.8798
Wall St. target priceN/A
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-0.128

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Is it a good time to buy ALJ Regional stock?

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ALJ Regional price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $1.1 from 2020-12-31

1 week (2021-01-12) -7.56%
1 month (2020-12-18) 3.77%
3 months (2020-10-19) 12.24%
6 months (2020-07-17) 59.42%
1 year (2020-01-17) -4.76%
2 years (2019-01-18) -21.03%
3 years (2018-01-19) 3.43
5 years (2016-01-19) 4.33

Is ALJ Regional under- or over-valued?

Valuing ALJ Regional stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of ALJ Regional's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

ALJ Regional's EBITDA

ALJ Regional's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$20.6 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a ALJ Regional's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

ALJ Regional financials

Revenue TTM USD$389.1 million
Operating margin TTM 0.07%
Gross profit TTM USD$75.2 million
Return on assets TTM 0.08%
Return on equity TTM -135.12%
Profit margin -17.39%
Book value $0.403
Market capitalisation USD$45.1 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting ALJ Regional shares

There are currently 51,532 ALJ Regional shares held short by investors – that's known as ALJ Regional's "short interest". This figure is 112% up from 24,307 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting ALJ Regional shares can be evaluated.

ALJ Regional's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

ALJ Regional's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of ALJ Regional shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of ALJ Regional shares traded daily (recently around 139275.67567568). ALJ Regional's SIR currently stands at 0.37. In other words for every 100,000 ALJ Regional shares traded daily on the market, roughly 370 shares are currently held short.

However ALJ Regional's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of ALJ Regional shares, or, against the total number of tradable ALJ Regional shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case ALJ Regional's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 ALJ Regional shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0.0036% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable ALJ Regional shares, roughly 4 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against ALJ Regional.

Find out more about how you can short ALJ Regional stock.

ALJ Regional share dividends

We're not expecting ALJ Regional to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

ALJ Regional share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, ALJ Regional's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.2801 up to $1.46. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

ALJJ.US volatility(beta: 1.65)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while ALJ Regional's is 1.6514. This would suggest that ALJ Regional's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

ALJ Regional overview

ALJ Regional Holdings, Inc. provides call center, back-office, staffing, and toll collection services to government and commercial clients in the healthcare, utility, consumer goods, toll, and transportation industries in the United States. It operates through three segments: Faneuil, Carpets, and Phoenix. The Faneuil segment offers customer contact centers, fulfillment operations, and information technology services, as well as manual and electronic toll collection, violation processing, and medical device tracking services. This segment also provides customer relationship management; billing, payment, and claims processing; data entry; document management; operational expertise; workforce and support analytics; quality assurance; and system support and maintenance services. The Carpets segment engages in the retail of floor coverings, including carpets, hardwood, laminates, tiles, ceramic, porcelain, natural stone, vinyl planks and tiles, and area rugs, as well as specialty flooring comprising bamboo, leather, cork, and large format tiles to home builders, and commercial and retail customers. This segment also offers countertop and surrounds, such as granite, solid surface, quartz, and piedrafina primarily for bathrooms and kitchens; kitchen, bathroom, and garage cabinets; closet and closet organizers; and window coverings comprising blinds, shutters, and shades, as well as stone and solid surface fabrication services. The Phoenix segment manufactures book components; educational materials and related products; heavily illustrated books; and specialty commercial products. This segment also provides label, printing, and packaging solutions for the beauty, fragrance, and cosmetic and consumer-packaged goods markets. The company was formerly known as YouthStream Media Networks, Inc. and changed its name to ALJ Regional Holdings, Inc. in October 2006. ALJ Regional Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1995 and is based in New York, New York.

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