NasdaqCM:MAYS

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Executive Summary

J.W. Mays, Inc. owns, operates, and leases commercial real estate properties in the United States. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Imperfect balance sheet and overvalued.


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Share Price & News

How has J.W. Mays's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: Insufficient data to determine MAYS's volatility over the past 3 months.

Volatility Over Time: Insufficient data to determine MAYS's volatility change over the past year.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

14.6%

MAYS

9.1%

US Real Estate

2.6%

US Market


1 Year Return

n/a

MAYS

13.4%

US Real Estate

26.0%

US Market

Return vs Industry: Insufficient data to determine how MAYS performed against the US Real Estate industry.

Return vs Market: Insufficient data to determine how MAYS performed against the US Market.


Shareholder returns

MAYSIndustryMarket
7 Day14.6%9.1%2.6%
30 Day24.3%8.1%5.1%
90 Day21.7%21.1%17.1%
1 Yearn/a16.4%13.4%28.9%26.0%
3 Year-27.8%-27.8%19.1%10.5%46.3%36.6%
5 Year-50.0%-50.0%51.1%32.8%126.9%101.6%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is J.W. Mays's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is J.W. Mays undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

1.04x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: MAYS ($27.5) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($0.87)

Significantly Below Fair Value: MAYS is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: MAYS is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Real Estate industry average.

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


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: MAYS is good value based on its PB Ratio (1x) compared to the US Real Estate industry average (1.2x).


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Future Growth

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

51.3%

Forecasted Real Estate 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 J.W. Mays 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.


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Past Performance

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

-25.5%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: MAYS is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: MAYS is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: MAYS is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 25.5% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: MAYS is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Real Estate industry (-7.9%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: MAYS has a negative Return on Equity (-2.72%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is J.W. Mays's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: MAYS's short term assets ($8.4M) exceed its short term liabilities ($4.5M).

Long Term Liabilities: MAYS's short term assets ($8.4M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($41.2M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: MAYS's debt to equity ratio (17%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: MAYS's debt to equity ratio has increased from 14.8% to 17% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: MAYS's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (6.8%).

Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if MAYS's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

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


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate MAYS'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 MAYS's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if MAYS'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 MAYS's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.


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Management

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

17.4yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Lloyd Shulman (78 yo)

25.58yrs

Tenure

US$438,365

Compensation

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...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Lloyd's total compensation ($USD438.37K) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD528.62K).

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


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Lloyd Shulman
Chairman of the Board25.58yrsUS$438.37k14.2%
$ 7.9m
Mark Greenblatt
CFO, VP17.42yrsUS$465.85kno data
Jack Schwartz
Independent Director33.17yrsUS$53.38kno data
Dean Ryder
Independent Director21.17yrsUS$45.38kno data
Robert Ecker
Independent Director9.17yrsUS$45.38kno data
John Pearl
Independent Director4.83yrsUS$45.38kno data
Steven Gurney-Goldman
Independent Director3.83yrsUS$44.78kno data

17.4yrs

Average Tenure

74yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: MAYS's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 17.4 years average tenure).


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

J.W. Mays, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: J.W. Mays, Inc.
  • Ticker: MAYS
  • Exchange: NasdaqCM
  • Founded: 1924
  • Industry: Real Estate Operating Companies
  • Sector: Real Estate
  • Market Cap: US$55.427m
  • Shares outstanding: 2.02m
  • Website: https://www.jwmays.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • J.W. Mays, Inc.
  • 9 Bond Street
  • Brooklyn
  • New York
  • 11201-5805
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
MAYSNasdaqCM (Nasdaq Capital Market)YesCommon StockUSUSDJan 1968

Biography

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 ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/01/26 00:32
End of Day Share Price2021/01/22 00:00
Earnings2020/10/31
Annual Earnings2020/07/31


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.