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Alexium International GroupASX:AJX Stock Report

Market Cap

AU$57.6m

7D

-2.2%

1Y

47.5%

Updated

21 Oct, 2021

Data

Company Financials
AJX fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation0/6
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health3/6
Dividends0/6

AJX Overview

Alexium International Group Limited manufactures and sells phase-change material (PCM) and other specialty textile solutions in the United States.

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Alexium International Group
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceAU$0.09
52 Week HighAU$0.044
52 Week LowAU$0.10
Beta1.97
1 Month Change23.29%
3 Month Change40.63%
1 Year Change47.54%
3 Year Change-21.74%
5 Year Change-85.71%
Change since IPO-55.00%

Recent News & Updates

Oct 08
Is Alexium International Group (ASX:AJX) Weighed On By Its Debt Load?

Is Alexium International Group (ASX:AJX) Weighed On By Its Debt Load?

The external fund manager backed by Berkshire Hathaway's Charlie Munger, Li Lu, makes no bones about it when he says...

May 03
Alexium International Group (ASX:AJX) Has Debt But No Earnings; Should You Worry?

Alexium International Group (ASX:AJX) Has Debt But No Earnings; Should You Worry?

David Iben put it well when he said, 'Volatility is not a risk we care about. What we care about is avoiding the...

Jan 18
Should You Take Comfort From Insider Transactions At Alexium International Group Limited (ASX:AJX)?

Should You Take Comfort From Insider Transactions At Alexium International Group Limited (ASX:AJX)?

We've lost count of how many times insiders have accumulated shares in a company that goes on to improve markedly...

Shareholder Returns

AJXAU ChemicalsAU Market
7D-2.2%2.3%0.7%
1Y47.5%16.2%21.4%

Return vs Industry: AJX exceeded the Australian Chemicals industry which returned 16.4% over the past year.

Return vs Market: AJX exceeded the Australian Market which returned 21.1% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is AJX's price volatile compared to industry and market?
AJX volatility
AJX Beta1.97
Industry Beta0.80
Market Beta1

Stable Share Price: AJX is more volatile than 75% of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 15% a week.

Volatility Over Time: AJX's weekly volatility (15%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of Australian stocks.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
1994n/aBob Brookinshttps://www.alexiuminternational.com

Alexium International Group Limited manufactures and sells phase-change material (PCM) and other specialty textile solutions in the United States. It offers thermal regulation solutions, such as Alexicool, a PCM chemical finish for fabrics; and Alexicool foam material for foam bedding components. The company also provides flame retardant solutions, such as Alexiflam natural fiber, a flame-retardant treatment for cotton, linen, and other cellulosic textiles, as well as mattress applications.

Alexium International Group Fundamentals Summary

How do Alexium International Group's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
AJX fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$43.15m
Earnings (TTM)-US$1.45m
Revenue (TTM)US$7.28m

5.9x

P/S Ratio

-30.0x

P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
AJX income statement (TTM)
RevenueUS$7.28m
Cost of RevenueUS$4.63m
Gross ProfitUS$2.64m
ExpensesUS$4.09m
Earnings-US$1.45m

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)-0.0022
Gross Margin36.31%
Net Profit Margin-19.86%
Debt/Equity Ratio60.1%

How did AJX perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Valuation

Is Alexium International Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

10.34x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate AJX's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate AJX's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: AJX is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Australian Chemicals industry average.

PE vs Market: AJX is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Australian market.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate AJX's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: AJX is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (10.3x) compared to the AU Chemicals industry average (4.1x).


Future Growth

How is Alexium International Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

31.0%

Forecasted Materials industry annual growth in earnings


In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Alexium International Group has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.


Past Performance

How has Alexium International Group performed over the past 5 years?

19.6%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: AJX is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: AJX is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: AJX is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 19.6% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare AJX's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: AJX is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Chemicals industry (-61.8%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: AJX has a negative Return on Equity (-34.59%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Financial Health

How is Alexium International Group's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: AJX's short term assets ($5.6M) exceed its short term liabilities ($2.0M).

Long Term Liabilities: AJX's short term assets ($5.6M) exceed its long term liabilities ($4.3M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: AJX's debt to equity ratio (60.1%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: AJX's debt to equity ratio has increased from 0.5% to 60.1% over the past 5 years.


Balance Sheet


Cash Runway Analysis

For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.

Stable Cash Runway: AJX has sufficient cash runway for more than a year based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: AJX has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to grow at historical rates of 11.1% each year.


Dividend

What is Alexium International Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate AJX's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate AJX's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if AJX's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if AJX's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of AJX's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Australian market.


Next Steps

Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

3.5yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Bob Brookins

3.42yrs

Tenure

US$450,895

Compensation

Dr. Robert Brookins, also known as Bob, Ph. D., M. A. E. B. A. B. Sc., has been the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director at Alexium International Group Limited since May 31, 2018 and its Director...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Bob's total compensation ($USD450.90K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD303.55K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Bob's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: AJX's management team is considered experienced (3.5 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: AJX's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.1 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Alexium International Group Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Alexium International Group Limited
  • Ticker: AJX
  • Exchange: ASX
  • Founded: 1994
  • Industry: Diversified Chemicals
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: AU$57.618m
  • Shares outstanding: 640.20m
  • Website: https://www.alexiuminternational.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Alexium International Group Limited
  • 350 West Phillips Road
  • Greer
  • South Carolina
  • 29650
  • United States

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/10/21 18:16
End of Day Share Price2021/10/21 00:00
Earnings2021/06/30
Annual Earnings2021/06/30


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.