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How to buy Great Ajax stock

Learn how to easily invest in Great Ajax stock.

Great Ajax Corp is a reit-mortgage business based in the US. Great Ajax shares (AJX) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Great Ajax

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  4. Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – AJX – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
  5. Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
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Great Ajax stock price (NYSE: AJX)

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Great Ajax shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-09-25.
Latest market close$7.51
52-week range$8.39 - $13.31
50-day moving average $9.78
200-day moving average $10.83
Wall St. target price$14.70
PE ratio 18.9111
Dividend yield $0.97 (12.69%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.45

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Is it a good time to buy Great Ajax stock?

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Great Ajax price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $7.51 from 2022-09-30

1 week (2022-09-23) -11.75%
1 month (2022-08-29) N/A
3 months (2022-07-01) -22.74%
6 months (2022-04-01) -34.92%
1 year (2021-10-01) -45.22%
2 years (2020-10-02) -13.88%
3 years (2019-10-02) 15.51
5 years (2017-09-29) 14.5317

Is Great Ajax stock undervalued or overvalued?

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

Great Ajax's P/E ratio

Great Ajax's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 19x. In other words, Great Ajax shares trade at around 19x 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.

Great Ajax financials

Revenue TTM $59.9 million
Operating margin TTM 60.47%
Gross profit TTM $68.3 million
Return on assets TTM 1.28%
Return on equity TTM 4.46%
Profit margin 35.57%
Book value $15.42
Market capitalisation $193.5 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Great Ajax share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 1.98% of net profits

Recently Great Ajax has paid out, on average, around 1.98% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 12.69% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Great Ajax shareholders could enjoy a 12.69% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Great Ajax's case, that would currently equate to about $0.97 per share.

While Great Ajax's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Great Ajax is investing more in its future growth.

Great Ajax's most recent dividend payout was on 31 August 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 12 August 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Great Ajax's shares ever split?

Great Ajax's shares were split on a 473:457 basis on 16 March 2020. So if you had owned 457 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 473 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Great Ajax shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 3.4% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Great Ajax shares which in turn could have impacted Great Ajax's share price.

Great Ajax share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Great Ajax's shares have ranged in value from as little as $8.3911 up to $13.307. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

AJX.US volatility(beta: 1.74)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Great Ajax's is 1.7375. This would suggest that Great Ajax's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Great Ajax overview

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.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Great Ajax is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 9.327% of Great Ajax shares are held by insiders and 66.432% by institutions.
When does the fiscal year end for Great Ajax?
Great Ajax's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Great Ajax based?
Great Ajax's address is: 13190 SW 68th Parkway, Tigard, OR, United States, 97223
What is Great Ajax's ISIN number?
Great Ajax's international securities identification number is: US38983D3008
What is Great Ajax's CUSIP number?
Great Ajax's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 38983D300

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