Press coverage about Great Ajax (NYSE:AJX) has trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, according to Accern. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Great Ajax earned a daily sentiment score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 46.4185595554059 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.
These are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:
- Great Ajax (AJX) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research (americanbankingnews.com)
- Zacks: Brokerages Anticipate Great Ajax Corp (AJX) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $15.59 Million (americanbankingnews.com)
- Great Ajax Corp (AJX) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.40 Per Share (americanbankingnews.com)
- B. Riley Weighs in on Great Ajax Corp’s Q1 2018 Earnings (AJX) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Great Ajax (AJX) PT Set at $18.00 by B. Riley (americanbankingnews.com)
Great Ajax (NYSE AJX) traded up $0.15 during trading hours on Wednesday, reaching $13.42. 33,789 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 34,993. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.51, a quick ratio of 4.71 and a current ratio of 4.71. The stock has a market capitalization of $248.41, a P/E ratio of 8.76 and a beta of 0.72. Great Ajax has a 12 month low of $12.27 and a 12 month high of $15.40.
Several brokerages recently issued reports on AJX. B. Riley reissued a “buy” rating and set a $18.00 price objective on shares of Great Ajax in a research note on Wednesday, March 7th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Great Ajax from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $16.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Monday, December 11th. Finally, TheStreet raised shares of Great Ajax from a “d” rating to a “c+” rating in a research note on Monday, February 12th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $16.50.
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About Great Ajax
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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