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How to buy J W Mays stock

Learn how to easily invest in J W Mays stock.

J W Mays Inc is a real estate services business based in the US. J W Mays shares (MAYS) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. J W Mays employs 31 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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J W Mays stock price (NASDAQ: MAYS)

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J W Mays shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-07-03.
Latest market close$42.00
52-week range$31.41 - $45.50
50-day moving average $41.12
200-day moving average $39.08
Wall St. target priceN/A
PE ratio 317.0769
Dividend yield $0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.13

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Is it a good time to buy J W Mays stock?

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J W Mays price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $42 from 2022-07-01

1 week (2022-06-28) -0.24%
1 month (2022-06-06) 5.18%
3 months (2022-04-06) 3.70%
6 months (2022-01-06) 4.84%
1 year (2021-07-06) 23.53%
2 years (2020-07-06) 86.67%
3 years (2019-07-02) N/A
5 years (2017-07-02) N/A

Is J W Mays stock undervalued or overvalued?

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

J W Mays's P/E ratio

J W Mays's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 317x. In other words, J W Mays shares trade at around 317x recent earnings.

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


J W Mays's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $1.3 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a J W Mays's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

J W Mays financials

Revenue TTM $21.1 million
Gross profit TTM $5.9 million
Return on assets TTM -0.33%
Return on equity TTM 0.5%
Profit margin 1.26%
Book value $26.52
Market capitalisation $83.1 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

J W Mays share dividends

We're not expecting J W Mays to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

J W Mays share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, J W Mays's shares have ranged in value from as little as $31.41 up to $45.5. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while J W Mays's is -0.181. This would suggest that J W Mays's shares have been inversely-correlated to the average (for this exchange) – so when the broader market trended up or down, J W Mays has bucked the trend.

J W Mays overview

J. W. Mays, Inc. owns, operates, and leases commercial real estate properties in United States. Its properties are located in Brooklyn, Jamaica, Fishkill, Levittown, Massapequa of New York, and Circleville of Ohio. The company was founded in 1924 and is based in Brooklyn, New York. .

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of J W Mays is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 80.806% of J W Mays shares are held by insiders and 2.806% by institutions.
How many people work for J W Mays?
Latest data suggests 31 work at J W Mays.
When does the fiscal year end for J W Mays?
J W Mays's fiscal year ends in July.
Where is J W Mays based?
J W Mays's address is: 9 Bond Street, Brooklyn, NY, United States, 11201-5805
What is J W Mays's ISIN number?
J W Mays's international securities identification number is: US5784731003
What is J W Mays's CUSIP number?
J W Mays's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 578473100

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