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How to buy America First Tax Exempt Investors stock

Learn how to easily invest in America First Tax Exempt Investors stock.

America First Tax Exempt Investors is a mortgage finance business based in the US. America First Tax Exempt Investors shares (ATAX) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars.

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America First Tax Exempt Investors stock price (NASDAQ: ATAX)

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America First Tax Exempt Investors shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-09-18.
Latest market close$18.36
52-week range$16.03 - $19.95
50-day moving average $19.22
200-day moving average $18.83
Wall St. target price$21.33
PE ratio 7.1493
Dividend yield $1.56 (7.68%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $2.68

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America First Tax Exempt Investors price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $18.36 from 2022-09-23

1 week (2022-09-19) -5.60%
1 month (2022-08-26) -3.87%
3 months (2022-06-24) -3.47%
6 months (2022-03-25) 199.51%
1 year (2021-09-24) 197.57%
2 years (2020-09-25) 360.15%
3 years (2019-09-26) 129.21%
5 years (2017-09-26) 198.54%

Is America First Tax Exempt Investors stock undervalued or overvalued?

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

America First Tax Exempt Investors's P/E ratio

America First Tax Exempt Investors's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 7x. In other words, America First Tax Exempt Investors shares trade at around 7x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

America First Tax Exempt Investors financials

Revenue TTM $51 million
Operating margin TTM 55.71%
Gross profit TTM $40.4 million
Return on assets TTM 4.84%
Return on equity TTM 15.08%
Profit margin 119.83%
Book value $14.70
Market capitalisation $421.9 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

America First Tax Exempt Investors share dividends

76%

Dividend payout ratio: 75.76% of net profits

Recently America First Tax Exempt Investors has paid out, on average, around 75.76% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 7.68% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), America First Tax Exempt Investors shareholders could enjoy a 7.68% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In America First Tax Exempt Investors's case, that would currently equate to about $1.56 per share.

America First Tax Exempt Investors's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.

America First Tax Exempt Investors's most recent dividend payout was on 28 July 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 28 September 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have America First Tax Exempt Investors's shares ever split?

America First Tax Exempt Investors's shares were split on a 1:3 basis on 3 April 2022. So if you had owned 3 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your America First Tax Exempt Investors shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 200% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for America First Tax Exempt Investors shares which in turn could have impacted America First Tax Exempt Investors's share price.

America First Tax Exempt Investors share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, America First Tax Exempt Investors's shares have ranged in value from as little as $16.0334 up to $19.95. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

ATAX.US volatility(beta: 0.61)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 America First Tax Exempt Investors's is 0.6089. This would suggest that America First Tax Exempt Investors's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

America First Tax Exempt Investors overview

America First Multifamily Investors, L. P. acquires, holds, sells, and deals in a portfolio of mortgage revenue bonds (MRBs) that are issued to provide construction and/or permanent financing for multifamily and student housing, and residential and commercial properties. It operates through five segments: Affordable Multifamily MRB Investments, Seniors and Skilled Nursing MRB Investments, MF Properties, Market-Rate Joint Venture Investments, and Public Housing Capital Fund Trusts. As of December 31, 2021, the company owned 74 MRBs issued by state and local housing authorities in order to provide construction or permanent financing for 76 multifamily and seniors housing properties comprising a total of 12,584 rental units located in 17 states; and nine governmental issuer loans related to affordable multifamily properties containing a total of 1,832 rental units located in six states in the United States. America First Capital Associates Limited Partnership Two serves as the general partner of the company. America First Multifamily Investors, L.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of America First Tax Exempt Investors is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.809% of America First Tax Exempt Investors shares are held by insiders and 8.82% by institutions.
When does the fiscal year end for America First Tax Exempt Investors?
America First Tax Exempt Investors's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is America First Tax Exempt Investors based?
America First Tax Exempt Investors's address is: 14301 FNB Parkway, Omaha, NE, United States, 68154
What is America First Tax Exempt Investors's ISIN number?
America First Tax Exempt Investors's international securities identification number is: US02364V2060
What is America First Tax Exempt Investors's CUSIP number?
America First Tax Exempt Investors's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 02364V107

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