AFC Ajax NV operates a soccer club primarily in the Netherlands.
Flawless balance sheet with solid track record.
Share Price & News
How has AFC Ajax's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: AJXA has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: AJXA matched the German Entertainment industry which returned 25.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: AJXA exceeded the German Market which returned 8.3% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is AFC Ajax's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is AFC Ajax undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: AJXA (€19) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€86.31)
Significantly Below Fair Value: AJXA is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: AJXA is good value based on its PE Ratio (6.7x) compared to the Entertainment industry average (40.3x).
PE vs Market: AJXA is good value based on its PE Ratio (6.7x) compared to the German market (20.7x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate AJXA's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: AJXA is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.7x) compared to the DE Entertainment industry average (1.3x).
How is AFC Ajax forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Media 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 AFC Ajax 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.
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How has AFC Ajax performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: AJXA has a large one-off gain of €73.2M impacting its June 30 2019 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: AJXA's current net profit margins (26%) are higher than last year (2.4%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: AJXA's earnings have grown by 13.5% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: AJXA's earnings growth over the past year (2271.8%) exceeds its 5-year average (13.5% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: AJXA earnings growth over the past year (2271.8%) exceeded the Entertainment industry 14.9%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: AJXA's Return on Equity (24.6%) is considered high.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is AFC Ajax's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: AJXA's short term assets (€166.2M) exceed its short term liabilities (€121.8M).
Long Term Liabilities: AJXA's short term assets (€166.2M) exceed its long term liabilities (€55.4M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: AJXA is debt free.
Reducing Debt: AJXA has not had any debt for past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: AJXA has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: AJXA has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
Inventory Level: AJXA has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: Insufficient data to determine if AJXA's debt is covered by short term assets.
What is AFC Ajax's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Notable Dividend: AJXA's dividend (1.32%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the German market (1.38%).
High Dividend: AJXA's dividend (1.32%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the German market (3.73%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: AJXA has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.
Growing Dividend: AJXA's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 4 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (8.8%), AJXA's dividend payments are thoroughly covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Edwin van der Sar (49yo)
Mr. Edwin Van Der Sar serves as Member of Management Board at AFC Ajax NV since 2012 and serves as it's Chairman of the Management Board. Mr. Van Der Sar was Chairman of Technical Board at AFC Ajax NV sin ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Edwin's total compensation ($USD0.00) is below average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD805.15K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Edwin's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Chairman of Supervisory Board||4.3yrs||no data||no data|
|Member of Supervisory Board||3.8yrs||no data||no data|
|Vice Chairman of Supervisory Board||3.8yrs||no data||no data|
|Member of Supervisory Board||8.1yrs||no data||no data|
|Member of Supervisory Board||2.1yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: AJXA's board of directors are considered experienced (3.8 years average tenure).
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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
AFC Ajax NV's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: AFC Ajax NV
- Ticker: AJXA
- Exchange: DB
- Founded: 1900
- Industry: Movies and Entertainment
- Sector: Media
- Market Cap: €359.333m
- Shares outstanding: 18.33m
- Website: https://www.ajax.nl
Number of Employees
- AFC Ajax NV
- Arena boulevard 29
- 1101 AX
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|AJAX||ENXTAM (Euronext Amsterdam)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||NL||EUR||May 1998|
|AJXA||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||May 1998|
|AJAXA||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||EUR||May 1998|
|0DI7||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||EUR||May 1998|
|AFCJ.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||US||USD||May 1998|
AFC Ajax NV operates a soccer club primarily in the Netherlands. The company also operates soccer stadium and youth academy. In addition, it sells tickets online. The company was founded in 1900 and is based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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|Company Analysis||2020/02/25 20:57|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/25 00:00|
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.