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J.W. Mays

Nasdaq:MAYS
Snowflake Description

Excellent balance sheet with moderate growth potential.

The Snowflake is generated from 30 checks in 5 different areas, read more below.
MAYS
Nasdaq
$74M
Market Cap
  1. Home
  2. US
  3. Real Estate
Company description

J.W. Mays, Inc. owns, operates, and leases commercial real estate properties in the United States. The last earnings update was 80 days ago. More info.


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MAYS Share Price and Events
7 Day Returns
-12.6%
NasdaqCM:MAYS
-0.4%
US Real Estate
-1.4%
US Market
1 Year Returns
-7.5%
NasdaqCM:MAYS
-15.8%
US Real Estate
1.6%
US Market
MAYS Shareholder Return
  7 Day 30 Day 90 Day 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year
J.W. Mays (MAYS) -12.6% 0% - -7.5% -31.7% -20%
US Real Estate -0.4% -8.9% -10.6% -15.8% 14.9% 0.8%
US Market -1.4% -3.9% 0.1% 1.6% 33.2% 38.2%
1 Year Return vs Industry and Market
  • MAYS outperformed the Real Estate industry which returned -15.8% over the past year.
  • MAYS underperformed the Market in United States of America which returned 1.6% over the past year.
Price Volatility
MAYS
Industry
5yr Volatility vs Market

MAYS Value

 Is J.W. Mays undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

Value is all about what a company is worth versus what price it is available for. If you went into a grocery store and all the bananas were on sale at half price, they could be considered undervalued.
INTRINSIC VALUE BASED ON FUTURE CASH FLOWS
Here we compare the current share price of J.W. Mays to its discounted cash flow analysis.value.

The discounted cash flow value is simply looking at what the company is worth today, based on estimates of how much money it is expected to make in the future.
Raw Data

Below are the data sources, inputs and calculation used to determine the intrinsic value for J.W. Mays.

NasdaqCM:MAYS Discounted Cash Flow Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Valuation Model 2 Stage Free Cash Flow to Equity
Levered Free Cash Flow Extrapolated from most recent financials. See below
Discount Rate (Cost of Equity) See below 9.4%
Perpetual Growth Rate 10-Year US Government Bond Rate 2.7%

An important part of a discounted cash flow is the discount rate, below we explain how it has been calculated.

Calculation of Discount Rate/ Cost of Equity for NasdaqCM:MAYS
Data Point Calculation/ Source Result
Risk-Free Rate 10-Year US Govt Bond Rate 2.7%
Equity Risk Premium S&P Global 6%
Real Estate Unlevered Beta Simply Wall St/ S&P Global 1.11
Re-levered Beta = Unlevered beta (1 + (1- tax rate) (Debt/Equity))
= 1.111 (1 + (1- 21%) (7.23%))
1.117
Levered Beta Levered Beta limited to 0.8 to 2.0
(practical range for a stable firm)
1.12
Discount Rate/ Cost of Equity = Cost of Equity = Risk Free Rate + (Levered Beta * Equity Risk Premium)
= 2.73% + (1.117 * 5.96%)
9.39%

Discounted Cash Flow Calculation for NasdaqCM:MAYS using 2 Stage Free Cash Flow to Equity Model

The calculations below outline how an intrinsic value for J.W. Mays is arrived at by discounting future cash flows to their present value using the 2 stage method. We try to start with analysts estimates of free cash flow, however if these are not available we use the most recent financial results. In the 1st stage we continue to grow the free cash flow over a 10 year period, with the growth rate trending towards the perpetual growth rate used in the 2nd stage. The 2nd stage assumes the company grows at a stable rate into perpetuity.

NasdaqCM:MAYS DCF 1st Stage: Next 10 year cash flow forecast
Levered FCF (USD, Millions) Source Present Value
Discounted (@ 9.39%)
2019 2.79 Est @ -11.22% 2.55
2020 2.59 Est @ -7.03% 2.17
2021 2.48 Est @ -4.1% 1.90
2022 2.43 Est @ -2.05% 1.70
2023 2.42 Est @ -0.62% 1.54
2024 2.43 Est @ 0.39% 1.42
2025 2.45 Est @ 1.09% 1.31
2026 2.49 Est @ 1.58% 1.22
2027 2.54 Est @ 1.93% 1.13
2028 2.60 Est @ 2.17% 1.06
Present value of next 10 years cash flows $15.99
NasdaqCM:MAYS DCF 2nd Stage: Terminal Value
Calculation Result
Terminal Value = FCF2028 × (1 + g) ÷ (Discount Rate – g)
= $2.60 × (1 + 2.73%) ÷ (9.39% – 2.73%)
$40.07
Present Value of Terminal Value = Terminal Value ÷ (1 + r)10
= $40.07 ÷ (1 + 9.39%)10
$16.34
NasdaqCM:MAYS Total Equity Value
Calculation Result
Total Equity Value = Present value of next 10 years cash flows + Terminal Value
= $15.99 + $16.34
$32.33
Equity Value per Share
(USD)
= Total value / Shares Outstanding
= $32.33 / 2.02
$16.04
NasdaqCM:MAYS Discount to Share Price
Calculation Result
Value per share (USD) From above. $16.04
Current discount Discount to share price of $36.80
= -1 x ($36.80 - $16.04) / $16.04
-129.5%

Learn more about our DCF calculations in Simply Wall St’s analysis model .

  • The current share price of J.W. Mays is above its future cash flow value.
Often investors are willing to pay a premium for a company that has a high dividend or the potential for future growth.
PRICE RELATIVE TO MARKET
We can also value a company based on what the stock market is willing to pay for it. This is similar to the price of fruit (e.g. Mangoes or Avocados) increasing when they are out of season, or how much your home is worth.

The amount the stock market is willing to pay for J.W. Mays's earnings, growth and assets is considered below, and whether this is a fair price.
Price based on past earnings
Are J.W. Mays's earnings available for a low price, and how does this compare to other companies in the same industry?
Raw Data
NasdaqCM:MAYS PE (Price to Earnings) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Earnings Per Share * Company Filings (2019-01-31) in USD $0.17
NasdaqCM:MAYS Share Price ** NasdaqCM (2019-05-24) in USD $36.8
United States of America Real Estate Industry PE Ratio Median Figure of 26 Publicly-Listed Real Estate Companies 15.15x
United States of America Market PE Ratio Median Figure of 3,086 Publicly-Listed Companies 17.45x

* Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual GAAP earnings per share excluding extraordinary items.

** Primary Listing of J.W. Mays.

NasdaqCM:MAYS PE (Price to Earnings) Ratio Calculation
Calculation Outcome
PE Ratio

= NasdaqCM:MAYS Share Price ÷ EPS (both in USD)

= 36.8 ÷ 0.17

218.45x

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • J.W. Mays is overvalued based on earnings compared to the US Real Estate industry average.
  • J.W. Mays is overvalued based on earnings compared to the United States of America market.
Price based on expected Growth
Does J.W. Mays's expected growth come at a high price?
Raw Data
NasdaqCM:MAYS PEG (Price to Earnings to Growth) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
PE Ratio See PE Ratio Section 218.45x
Net Income Annual Growth Rate See Future Growth Section.
Line of Best Fit* through Consensus Estimate Earnings of 0 Analysts
35.6%per year
United States of America Real Estate Industry PEG Ratio Median Figure of 12 Publicly-Listed Real Estate Companies 0.44x
United States of America Market PEG Ratio Median Figure of 2,121 Publicly-Listed Companies 1.51x

*Line of best fit is calculated by linear regression .

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • Unable to calculate PEG ratio for J.W. Mays, we can't assess if its growth is good value.
Price based on value of assets
What value do investors place on J.W. Mays's assets?
Raw Data
NasdaqCM:MAYS PB (Price to Book) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Book Value per Share Company Filings (2019-01-31) in USD $26.45
NasdaqCM:MAYS Share Price * NasdaqCM (2019-05-24) in USD $36.8
United States of America Real Estate Industry PB Ratio Median Figure of 51 Publicly-Listed Real Estate Companies 1.45x
United States of America Market PB Ratio Median Figure of 5,208 Publicly-Listed Companies 1.8x
NasdaqCM:MAYS PB (Price to Book) Ratio Calculation
Calculation Outcome
PB Ratio

= NasdaqCM:MAYS Share Price ÷ Book Value per Share (both in USD)

= 36.8 ÷ 26.45

1.39x

* Primary Listing of J.W. Mays.

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • J.W. Mays is good value based on assets compared to the US Real Estate industry average.
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Value checks
We assess J.W. Mays's value by looking at:
  1. Is the discounted cash flow value less than 20%, or 40% of the share price? (2 checks) ( Click here or on bar chart for details of DCF calculation. )
  2. Is the PE ratio less than the market average, and/ or less than the Real Estate industry average (and greater than 0)? (2 checks)
  3. Is the PEG ratio within a reasonable range (0 to 1)? (1 check)
  4. Is the PB ratio less than the Real Estate industry average (and greater than 0)? (1 check)
  5. J.W. Mays has a total score of 1/6, see the detailed checks below.

    Note: We use GAAP Earnings per Share in all our calculations including PE and PEG Ratio.

    Full details on the Value part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

MAYS Future Performance

 How is J.W. Mays expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

  • No analysts cover J.W. Mays, future earnings growth has been estimated based on fundamentals.
The future performance of a company is measured in the same way as past performance, by looking at estimated growth and how much profit it is expected to make.

Future estimates come from professional analysts. Just like forecasting the weather, they don’t always get it right!
Annual Growth Rate
35.6%
Expected annual growth in earnings.
Earnings growth vs Low Risk Savings
Is J.W. Mays expected to grow at an attractive rate?
  • J.W. Mays's earnings growth is expected to exceed the low risk savings rate of 2.7%.
Growth vs Market Checks
  • J.W. Mays's earnings growth is expected to exceed the United States of America market average.
  • Unable to compare J.W. Mays's revenue growth to the United States of America market average as no estimate data is available.
Annual Growth Rates Comparison
Raw Data
NasdaqCM:MAYS Future Growth Rates Data Sources
Data Point Source Value (per year)
NasdaqCM:MAYS Future Earnings Growth Rate Line of Best Fit* through Consensus Estimate Earnings of 0 Analysts 35.6%
United States of America Real Estate Industry Earnings Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 3.9%
United States of America Real Estate Industry Revenue Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 4.7%
United States of America Market Earnings Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 13.7%
United States of America Market Revenue Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 7.3%

*Line of best fit is calculated by linear regression .

Industry and Market average data is calculated daily.

Learn more about our growth rate calculations in Simply Wall St’s analysis model.

Analysts growth expectations
Raw Data
NasdaqCM:MAYS Analysts Growth Expectations Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Past Financials Company Filings (3 months ago) See Below
Future Estimates Average of up to 0 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below
All numbers in USD Millions and using Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.
NasdaqCM:MAYS Past Financials Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) Revenue Cash Flow Net Income *
2019-01-31 20 3 0
2018-10-31 20 4 2
2018-07-31 19 3 3
2018-04-30 19 3 4
2018-01-31 20 3 4
2017-10-31 20 4 2
2017-07-31 20 4 2
2017-04-30 19 4 2
2017-01-31 19 4 2
2016-10-31 19 4 2
2016-07-31 19 4 2
2016-04-30 19 5 2

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Super high growth metrics
High Growth Checks
  • J.W. Mays's earnings are expected to grow significantly at over 20% yearly.
  • Unable to determine if J.W. Mays is high growth as no revenue estimate data is available.
Past and Future Earnings per Share
The accuracy of the analysts who estimate the future performance data can be gauged below. We look back 3 years and see if they were any good at predicting what actually occurred. We also show the highest and lowest estimates looking forward to see if there is a wide range.
Raw Data
NasdaqCM:MAYS Past and Future Earnings per Share
Data Point Source Value
Past Financials Company Filings (3 months ago) See Below
Future Estimates Average of up to 0 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below

All data from J.W. Mays Company Filings, last reported 3 months ago, and in Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.

NasdaqCM:MAYS Past Financials Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) EPS *
2019-01-31 0.17
2018-10-31 1.24
2018-07-31 1.48
2018-04-30 1.84
2018-01-31 1.98
2017-10-31 0.92
2017-07-31 0.96
2017-04-30 0.91
2017-01-31 0.83
2016-10-31 0.78
2016-07-31 0.75
2016-04-30 1.04

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Performance in 3 years
In the same way as past performance we look at the future estimated return (profit) compared to the available funds. We do this looking forward 3 years.
  • Unable to establish if J.W. Mays will efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future without estimates of Return on Equity.
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Future performance checks
We assess J.W. Mays's future performance by looking at:
  1. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to beat the low risk savings rate, plus a premium to keep pace with inflation?
  2. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to beat the average growth rate in earnings of the United States of America market? (1 check)
  3. Is the annual revenue growth rate expected to beat the average growth rate in revenue of the United States of America market? (1 check)
  4. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to be above 20%? (1 check)
  5. Is the annual revenue growth rate expected to be above 20%? (1 check)
  6. Is the Return on Equity in 3 years expected to be over 20%? (1 check)
Some of the above checks will fail if the company is expected to be loss making in the relevant year.
J.W. Mays has a total score of 3/6, see the detailed checks below.

Note 1: We use GAAP Net Income Excluding Exceptional Items for our Earnings in all our calculations.

Full details on the Future part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

MAYS Past Performance

  How has J.W. Mays performed over the past 5 years?

The past performance of a company can be measured by how much growth it has experienced and how much profit it makes relative to the funds and assets it has available.
Past earnings growth
Below we compare J.W. Mays's growth in the last year to its industry (Real Estate).
Past Earnings growth analysis
We also check if the company has grown in the past 5 years, and whether it has maintained that growth in the year.
  • J.W. Mays has delivered over 20% year on year earnings growth in the past 5 years.
  • J.W. Mays's 1-year earnings growth is negative, it can't be compared to the 5-year average.
  • J.W. Mays's 1-year earnings growth is negative, it can't be compared to the US Real Estate industry average.
Earnings and Revenue History
J.W. Mays's revenue and profit over the past 5 years is shown below, any years where they have experienced a loss will show up in red.
Raw Data

All data from J.W. Mays Company Filings, last reported 3 months ago, and in Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.

NasdaqCM:MAYS Past Revenue, Cash Flow and Net Income Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) Revenue Net Income * G+A Expenses R&D Expenses
2019-01-31 19.86 0.34 4.64
2018-10-31 19.51 2.50 4.58
2018-07-31 19.30 2.97 4.60
2018-04-30 19.42 3.70 4.67
2018-01-31 19.52 3.99 4.70
2017-10-31 19.55 1.86 4.66
2017-07-31 19.55 1.93 4.62
2017-04-30 19.29 1.83 4.37
2017-01-31 19.01 1.68 4.31
2016-10-31 18.80 1.58 4.37
2016-07-31 18.58 1.52 4.33
2016-04-30 18.68 2.09 4.41
2016-01-31 18.74 2.07 4.30
2015-10-31 18.84 2.17 4.19
2015-07-31 18.91 2.21 4.31
2015-04-30 18.54 1.33 4.18
2015-01-31 18.07 1.13 4.27
2014-10-31 17.51 0.74 4.32
2014-07-31 17.08 0.74 4.26
2014-04-30 16.51 0.70 4.03
2014-01-31 15.95 0.55 3.89
2013-10-31 15.92 0.60 3.66
2013-07-31 15.89 0.66 3.58
2013-04-30 16.26 1.01 3.50
2013-01-31 16.74 1.07 3.53
2012-10-31 16.74 1.40 3.52
2012-07-31 16.53 1.27 3.61

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Performance last year
We want to ensure a company is making the most of what it has available. This is done by comparing the return (profit) to a company's available funds, assets and capital.
  • J.W. Mays has not efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity less than 20%).
  • J.W. Mays used its assets less efficiently than the US Real Estate industry average last year based on Return on Assets.
  • J.W. Mays's use of capital deteriorated last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed).
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Past performance checks
We assess J.W. Mays's performance over the past 5 years by checking for:
  1. Has earnings increased in past 5 years? (1 check)
  2. Has the earnings growth in the last year exceeded that of the Real Estate industry? (1 check)
  3. Is the recent earnings growth over the last year higher than the average annual growth over the past 5 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the Return on Equity (ROE) higher than 20%? (1 check)
  5. Is the Return on Assets (ROA) above industry average? (1 check)
  6. Has the Return on Capital Employed (ROCE) increased from 3 years ago? (1 check)
The above checks will fail if the company has reported a loss in the most recent earnings report. Some checks require at least 3 or 5 years worth of data.
J.W. Mays has a total score of 1/6, see the detailed checks below.

Note: We use GAAP Net Income excluding extraordinary items in all our calculations.

Full details on the Past part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

MAYS Health

 How is J.W. Mays's financial health and their level of debt?

A company's financial position is much like your own financial position, it includes everything you own (assets) and owe (liabilities).

The boxes below represent the relative size of what makes up J.W. Mays's finances.

The net worth of a company is the difference between its assets and liabilities.
Net Worth
  • J.W. Mays is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.
  • J.W. Mays's long term commitments exceed its cash and other short term assets.
Balance sheet
This treemap shows a more detailed breakdown of J.W. Mays's finances. If any of them are yellow this indicates they may be out of proportion and red means they relate to one of the checks below.
Assets
Liabilities and shares
The 'shares' portion represents any funds contributed by the owners (shareholders) and any profits.
  • High level of physical assets or inventory.
  • Debt is covered by short term assets, assets are 1.3x debt.
Historical Debt
Nearly all companies have debt. Debt in itself isn’t bad, however if the debt is too high, or the company can’t afford to pay the interest on its debts this may have impacts in the future.

The graphic below shows equity (available funds) and debt, we ideally want to see the red area (debt) decreasing.

If there is any debt we look at the companies capability to repay it, and whether the level has increased over the past 5 years.
Raw Data

All data from J.W. Mays Company Filings, last reported 3 months ago.

NasdaqCM:MAYS Past Debt and Equity Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) Total Equity Total Debt Cash & Short Term Investments
2019-01-31 53.31 5.36 4.47
2018-10-31 53.01 5.40 6.15
2018-07-31 53.09 5.43 5.26
2018-04-30 53.21 5.47 6.48
2018-01-31 53.03 5.50 5.16
2017-10-31 50.46 5.54 5.71
2017-07-31 50.00 5.57 5.38
2017-04-30 49.41 5.61 5.37
2017-01-31 48.77 5.64 5.02
2016-10-31 48.39 6.67 6.02
2016-07-31 47.97 6.71 5.23
2016-04-30 47.45 6.83 4.82
2016-01-31 46.96 6.86 4.53
2015-10-31 46.77 6.90 4.51
2015-07-31 46.38 6.83 4.09
2015-04-30 45.35 6.97 3.56
2015-01-31 44.91 7.00 2.83
2014-10-31 44.59 6.38 2.69
2014-07-31 44.11 6.42 1.89
2014-04-30 43.96 6.47 1.42
2014-01-31 43.71 6.51 1.65
2013-10-31 43.79 6.55 1.89
2013-07-31 43.42 6.59 0.66
2013-04-30 43.33 6.63 2.23
2013-01-31 43.24 6.67 2.50
2012-10-31 43.22 6.71 2.35
2012-07-31 42.71 6.75 1.34
  • J.W. Mays's level of debt (10.1%) compared to net worth is satisfactory (less than 40%).
  • The level of debt compared to net worth has been reduced over the past 5 years (14.9% vs 10.1% today).
  • Debt is well covered by operating cash flow (58.6%, greater than 20% of total debt).
  • J.W. Mays earns more interest than it pays, coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
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Financial health checks
We assess J.W. Mays's financial health by checking for:
  1. Are short term assets greater than short term liabilities? (1 check)
  2. Are short term assets greater than long term liabilities? (1 check)
  3. Has the debt to equity ratio increased in the past 5 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the debt to equity ratio over 40%? (1 check)
  5. Is the debt covered by operating cash flow? (1 check)
  6. Are earnings greater than 5x the interest on debt (if company pays interest at all)? (1 check)
  7. J.W. Mays has a total score of 5/6, see the detailed checks below.
For companies that are loss making and have been so on average in the past we replace the last 2 checks with:
  1. Does cash and short term investments cover stable operating expenses (recurring G&A and R&D) for more than 3 years? (1 check)
  2. Does cash and short term investments cover growing operating expenses (recurring G&A and R&D) for more than 3 years? (1 check)


Full details on the Health part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

MAYS Dividends

 What is J.W. Mays's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividends are regular cash payments to you from the company, similar to a bank paying you interest on a savings account.
Annual Dividend Income
Dividend payments
0%
Current annual income from J.W. Mays dividends.
If you bought $2,000 of J.W. Mays shares you are expected to receive $0 in your first year as a dividend.
Dividend Amount
Here we look how much dividend is being paid, if any. Is it above what you can get in a savings account? It is up there with the best dividend paying companies?
  • Unable to evaluate J.W. Mays's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers as the company has not reported any payouts.
  • Unable to evaluate J.W. Mays's dividend against the top 25% market benchmark as the company has not reported any payouts.
Annualized Historical and Future Dividends
It is important to see if the dividend for a company is stable, and not wildly increasing/decreasing each year. This graph shows you the historical rate to count toward your assessment of the stock.

We also check to see if the dividend has increased in the past 10 years.
Raw Data
NasdaqCM:MAYS Annualized Past and Future Dividends
Data Point Source Value
Past Annualized Dividend Yield S&P Global Market Data See Below
Past Dividends per Share Company Filings/ Annualized Dividend Payments See Below
Future Dividends per Share Estimates Average of up to 0 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below
United States of America Real Estate Industry Average Dividend Yield Market Cap Weighted Average of 16 Stocks 2.8%
United States of America Market Average Dividend Yield Market Cap Weighted Average of 2007 Stocks 2.5%
United States of America Minimum Threshold Dividend Yield 10th Percentile 0.8%
United States of America Bottom 25% Dividend Yield 25th Percentile 1.5%
United States of America Top 25% Dividend Yield 75th Percentile 3.8%

Industry and Market average data is calculated daily.

Note all dividend per share amounts are annualized and not quarterly or other period.

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • Unable to perform a dividend volatility check as J.W. Mays has not reported any payouts.
  • Unable to verify if J.W. Mays's dividend has been increasing as the company has not reported any payouts.
Current Payout to shareholders
What portion of J.W. Mays's earnings are paid to the shareholders as a dividend.
  • Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as J.W. Mays has not reported any payouts.
Future Payout to shareholders
  • Insufficient estimate data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be sustainable.
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Income/ dividend checks
We assess J.W. Mays's dividend by checking for:
  1. Firstly is the company paying a notable dividend (greater than 0.8%) - if not then the rest of the checks are ignored.
  2. Is current dividend yield above the bottom 25% of dividend payers? (1 check)
  3. Is current dividend yield above the top 25% of dividend payers? (1 check)
  4. Have they paid a dividend for 10 years, and during this period has the dividend been volatile (drop of more than 25%)? (1 check)
  5. If they have paid a dividend for 10 years has it increased in this time? (1 check)
  6. How sustainable is the dividend, can J.W. Mays afford to pay it from its earnings today and in 3 years (Payout ratio less than 90%)? (2 checks)
  7. J.W. Mays has a total score of 0/6, see the detailed checks below.


Full details on the Dividends part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

MAYS Management

 What is the CEO of J.W. Mays's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

Management is one of the most important areas of a company. We look at unreasonable CEO compensation, how long the team and board of directors have been around for and insider trading.
CEO
Lloyd Shulman
COMPENSATION $415,460
AGE 76
TENURE AS CEO 23.9 years
CEO Bio

Mr. Lloyd J. Shulman has been the Chief Executive Officer since June 1995, Chief Operating Officer since 1978 and President since November 1978 at JW Mays Inc. and also its Chairman of JW Mays Inc. since November 1996. Mr. Shulman served as Senior Vice President at J. W. Mays, Inc. until November 1978. he served as a Co-Chairman of J. W. Mays, Inc. From June 1995 to November 1996. Mr. Shulman has been a Director of JW Mays Inc. since November 1977.

CEO Compensation
  • Lloyd's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year, both up more than 20%.
  • Lloyd's remuneration is about average for companies of similar size in United States of America.
Management Team Tenure

Average tenure and age of the J.W. Mays management team in years:

23.9
Average Tenure
67
Average Age
  • The average tenure for the J.W. Mays management team is over 5 years, this suggests they are a seasoned and experienced team.
Management Team

Lloyd Shulman

TITLE
Chairman of the Board
COMPENSATION
$415K
AGE
76
TENURE
23.9 yrs

Mark Greenblatt

TITLE
CFO, VP
COMPENSATION
$443K
AGE
64

George Silva

TITLE
Vice President of Operations
COMPENSATION
$338K
AGE
68
TENURE
24.2 yrs

Ward Lyke

TITLE
VP & Assistant Treasurer
COMPENSATION
$299K
AGE
67
TENURE
15.8 yrs

Salvatore Cappuzzo

TITLE
Secretary

Lance Myers

TITLE
Special Counsel
COMPENSATION
$7K
AGE
67
Board of Directors Tenure

Average tenure and age of the J.W. Mays board of directors in years:

15.8
Average Tenure
72
Average Age
  • The average tenure for the J.W. Mays board of directors is over 10 years, this suggests they are a seasoned and experienced board.
Board of Directors

Lloyd Shulman

TITLE
Chairman of the Board
COMPENSATION
$415K
AGE
76
TENURE
22.5 yrs

Mark Greenblatt

TITLE
CFO, VP
COMPENSATION
$443K
AGE
64
TENURE
15.8 yrs

Jack Schwartz

TITLE
Director
COMPENSATION
$47K
AGE
96
TENURE
31.5 yrs

Dean Ryder

TITLE
Director
COMPENSATION
$41K
AGE
72
TENURE
19.5 yrs

Robert Ecker

TITLE
Director
COMPENSATION
$41K
AGE
61
TENURE
7.5 yrs

John Pearl

TITLE
Independent Director
COMPENSATION
$41K
AGE
83
TENURE
3.2 yrs

Steven Gurney-Goldman

TITLE
Independent Director
COMPENSATION
$35K
AGE
27
TENURE
2.2 yrs
Who owns this company?
Recent Insider Trading
  • No 3 month insider trading information.
Recent Insider Transactions
Announced Type Name Entity Role Start End Shares Max Price ($) Value ($)
X
Management checks
We assess J.W. Mays's management by checking for:
  1. Is the CEO's compensation unreasonable compared to market cap? (1 check)
  2. Has the CEO's compensation increased more than 20% whilst the EPS is down more then 20%? (1 check)
  3. Is the average tenure of the management team less than 2 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the average tenure of the board of directors team less than 3 years? (1 check)
  5. J.W. Mays has a total score of 0/6, this is not included on the snowflake, see the detailed checks below.


Note: We use the top 6 management executives and board members in our calculations.

Note 2: Insider trading include any internal stakeholders and these transactions .

Full details on the Management part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

MAYS News

Simply Wall St News

Investors Who Bought J.W. Mays (NASDAQ:MAYS) Shares Three Years Ago Are Now Down 29%

(NASDAQ:MAYS) shareholders have had that experience, with the share price dropping 29% in three years, versus a market return of about 50%. … One way to examine how market sentiment has changed over time is to look at the interaction between a company's share price and its earnings per share (EPS). … The company's earnings per share (over time) is depicted in the image below (click to see the exact numbers)

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Is J.W. Mays, Inc.'s (NASDAQ:MAYS) CEO Paid Enough Relative To Peers?

First, this article will compare CEO compensation with compensation at similar sized companies. … How Does Lloyd Shulman's Compensation Compare With Similar Sized Companies. … We examined a group of similar sized companies, with market capitalizations of below US$200m

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A Closer Look At J.W. Mays, Inc.'s (NASDAQ:MAYS) Uninspiring ROE

Mays has a return on equity of 4.7% for the last year. … That means that for every $1 worth of shareholders' equity, it generated $0.047 in profit. … Return on Equity = Net Profit ÷ Shareholders' Equity

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Could J.W. Mays, Inc.'s (NASDAQ:MAYS) Investor Composition Influence The Stock Price?

Conversely, insiders often decrease their ownership over time. … Taking a look at the our data on the ownership groups (below), it's seems that. … We can zoom in on the different ownership groups, to learn more about MAYS

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Here's What J.W. Mays, Inc.'s (NASDAQ:MAYS) P/E Is Telling Us

The goal of this article is to teach you how to use price to earnings ratios (P/E ratios). … Mays, Inc.'s (NASDAQ:MAYS) P/E ratio and reflect on what it tells us about the company's share price. … Price to Earnings Ratio = Share Price ÷ Earnings per Share (EPS)

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J.W. Mays, Inc.'s (NASDAQ:MAYS) Earnings Grew 34%, Did It Beat Long-Term Trend?

Mays, Inc.'s (NASDAQ:MAYS) latest earnings update (31 October 2018), I found it beneficial to look back at how the company has performed in the past and compare this against the most recent numbers. … MAYS's trailing twelve-month earnings (from 31 October 2018) of US$2.5m has … Furthermore, this one-year growth rate has exceeded its 5-year annual growth average of 28%, indicating the rate at which MAYS is growing has accelerated

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Is JW Mays Inc's (NASDAQ:MAYS) Balance Sheet Strong Enough To Weather A Storm?

While investors primarily focus on the growth potential and competitive landscape of the small-cap companies, they end up ignoring a key aspect, which could be the biggest threat to its existence: its financial health. … So, understanding the company's financial health becomes. … Here are a few basic checks that are good enough to have a broad overview of the company’s financial strength.

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Is JW Mays Inc's (NASDAQ:MAYS) CEO Pay Justified?

How Does Lloyd Shulman's Compensation Compare With Similar Sized Companies. … We took a group of companies with market capitalizations below US$200m, and calculated the median CEO compensation to be US$297k. … Thus we can conclude that Lloyd Shulman receives more in total compensation than the median of a group of companies in the same market, and of similar size to JW Mays Inc

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Should You Be Tempted To Sell JW Mays Inc (NASDAQ:MAYS) Because Of Its PE Ratio?

While this makes MAYS appear like a stock to avoid or sell if you own it, you might change your mind after I explain the assumptions behind the P/E ratio. … I will deconstruct the P/E ratio and highlight what you need to be careful of when using the P/E ratio … Breaking down the P/E ratio

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What You Must Know About JW Mays Inc's (NASDAQ:MAYS) Financial Strength

Investors are always looking for growth in small-cap stocks like JW Mays Inc (NASDAQ:MAYS), with a market cap of US$78.21m. … However, an important fact which most ignore is: how financially healthy is the business? … I believe these basic checks tell most of the story you need to know.

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MAYS Company Info

Description

J.W. Mays, Inc. owns, operates, and leases commercial real estate properties in the United States. Its properties are located in Brooklyn, Jamaica, Fishkill, Levittown, and Massapequa of New York, as well as Circleville of Ohio. The company was founded in 1924 and is based in Brooklyn, New York.

Details
Name: J.W. Mays, Inc.
MAYS
Exchange: NasdaqCM
Founded: 1924
$74,180,704
2,015,780
Website: http://www.jwmays.com
Address: J.W. Mays, Inc.
Nine Bond Street,
Brooklyn,
New York, 11201,
United States
Listings
Exchange Symbol Ticker Symbol Security Exchange Country Currency Listed on
NasdaqCM MAYS Common Stock Nasdaq Capital Market US USD 02. Jan 1968
Number of employees
Current staff
Staff numbers
29
J.W. Mays employees.
Industry
Real Estate Operating Companies
Real Estate
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
Area Date (UTC time)
Company Analysis updated: 2019/05/26 23:40
End of day share price update: 2019/05/24 00:00
Last earnings filing: 2019/03/07
Last earnings reported: 2019/01/31
Last annual earnings reported: 2018/07/31


All dates and times in UTC. All financial data provided by Standard & Poor’s Capital IQ.

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.