Great Ajax Corp. (AJX) Earns Daily News Impact Score of 0.27
News articles about Great Ajax Corp. (NYSE:AJX) have been trending positive on Monday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Great Ajax Corp. earned a news impact score of 0.27 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 46.6073215206552 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
Here are some of the news headlines that may have effected Accern’s rankings:
- Great Ajax Corp. (AJX) Given Consensus Recommendation of “Buy” by Brokerages (americanbankingnews.com)
- Great Ajax Corp. (AJX) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $14.00 Million (americanbankingnews.com)
- B. Riley Brokers Reduce Earnings Estimates for Great Ajax Corp. (AJX) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Great Ajax Corp. (AJX) Upgraded to Buy at Zacks Investment Research (americanbankingnews.com)
- Edited Transcript of AJX earnings conference call or presentation 7-Nov-17 10:00pm GMT (finance.yahoo.com)
AJX has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. BidaskClub lowered shares of Great Ajax Corp. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, July 24th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Great Ajax Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 3rd. Compass Point began coverage on shares of Great Ajax Corp. in a report on Friday, September 29th. They set a “neutral” rating and a $15.50 target price on the stock. Finally, B. Riley reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Great Ajax Corp. in a report on Wednesday, November 1st. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the stock. Great Ajax Corp. presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $15.38.
Shares of Great Ajax Corp. (NYSE:AJX) traded up $0.12 during trading on Monday, hitting $14.64. 79,300 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 51,503. Great Ajax Corp. has a 12 month low of $12.61 and a 12 month high of $15.40. The stock has a market cap of $267.21, a PE ratio of 9.45 and a beta of 0.85. The company has a quick ratio of 4.23, a current ratio of 4.23 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.03.
The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 1st. Stockholders of record on Friday, November 17th will be paid a $0.30 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 16th. This represents a $1.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 8.20%. Great Ajax Corp.’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 78.43%.
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Great Ajax Corp. Company Profile
Great Ajax Corp. is an externally managed real estate company. The Company is focused on acquiring, investing in and managing a portfolio of re-performing and non-performing mortgage loans secured by single-family residences and single-family properties. Its segment is focused on non-performing mortgages and re-performing mortgages.
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