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How to buy ALJ Regional (ALJJ) shares

Learn how to easily invest in ALJ Regional shares.

ALJ Regional is a specialty business services business based in the US. ALJ Regional stocks (ALJJ.US) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $1.68 – a decrease of 3.93% over the previous week. ALJ Regional employs 6,963 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $440.9 million.

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Is it a good time to buy ALJ Regional stock?

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How has Coronavirus impacted ALJ Regional's stock price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, ALJ Regional's stock price has had significant positive movement.

Its last market close was $1.71, which is 36.84% up on its pre-crash value of $1.08 and 235.62% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the stocks fell as low as $0.5095.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of ALJ Regional stocks at the start of February 2020, those stocks would have been worth $719.66 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth $1,424.99.

ALJ Regional stock price (NASDAQ:ALJJ)

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ALJ Regional shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-10.
Latest market close$1.71
52-week range$0.96 - $2.78
50-day moving average $1.33
200-day moving average $1.34
Wall St. target priceN/A
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-0.11

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ALJ Regional price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $1.71 from 2022-01-14

1 week (2022-01-07) -3.93%
1 month (2021-12-16) 30.53%
3 months (2021-10-15) 47.41%
6 months (2021-07-16) 23.91%
1 year (2021-01-15) 39.02%
2 years (2020-01-16) 52.68%
3 years (2019-01-16) 19.58%
5 years (2017-01-13) 3.83

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 $31.7 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 $440.9 million
Operating margin TTM 2.3%
Gross profit TTM $86.9 million
Return on assets TTM 3.12%
Return on equity TTM -24.16%
Profit margin -1.05%
Book value $0.30
Market capitalisation $75.5 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

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 $0.96 up to $2.78. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

ALJJ.US volatility(beta: 1.8)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 1.7957. 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, toll, transportation, and toll revenue collection industries in the United States. It operates through two segments, Faneuil 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; staffing; and system support and maintenance 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.

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