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ALJ Regional Holdings

Nasdaq:ALJJ
Snowflake Description

Moderate growth potential and overvalued.

The Snowflake is generated from 30 checks in 5 different areas, read more below.
ALJJ
Nasdaq
$64M
Market Cap
  1. Home
  2. US
  3. Software
Company description

ALJ Regional Holdings, Inc. provides call center, back-office, staffing, and toll collection services to government and commercial clients in the healthcare, utility, consumer goods, toll, and transportation industries in the United States. The last earnings update was 35 days ago. More info.


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ALJJ Share Price and Events
7 Day Returns
-5.7%
NasdaqGM:ALJJ
3%
US IT
2.4%
US Market
1 Year Returns
-24.8%
NasdaqGM:ALJJ
15.5%
US IT
1.9%
US Market
ALJJ Shareholder Return
  7 Day 30 Day 90 Day 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year
ALJ Regional Holdings (ALJJ) -5.7% -10.2% 7.7% -24.8% -60.1% -5.1%
US IT 3% 4.7% 19.4% 15.5% 79.7% 94.9%
US Market 2.4% 1.7% 11.9% 1.9% 38.2% 42.4%
1 Year Return vs Industry and Market
  • ALJJ underperformed the IT industry which returned 15.5% over the past year.
  • ALJJ underperformed the Market in United States of America which returned 1.9% over the past year.
Price Volatility
ALJJ
Industry
5yr Volatility vs Market

Value

 Is ALJ Regional Holdings 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 ALJ Regional Holdings 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    Our intrinsic value calculation method has changed recently, learn more here.

Below are the data sources, inputs and calculation used to determine the intrinsic value for ALJ Regional Holdings.

NasdaqGM:ALJJ 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 14.7%
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 NasdaqGM:ALJJ
Data Point Calculation/ Source Result
Risk-Free Rate 10-Year US Govt Bond Rate 2.7%
Equity Risk Premium S&P Global 6%
IT Unlevered Beta Simply Wall St/ S&P Global 1.06
Re-levered Beta = Unlevered beta (1 + (1- tax rate) (Debt/Equity))
= 1.063 (1 + (1- 21%) (175.63%))
2.031
Levered Beta Levered Beta limited to 0.8 to 2.0
(practical range for a stable firm)
2
Discount Rate/ Cost of Equity = Cost of Equity = Risk Free Rate + (Levered Beta * Equity Risk Premium)
= 2.73% + (2 * 5.96%)
14.65%

Discounted Cash Flow Calculation for NasdaqGM:ALJJ using 2 Stage Free Cash Flow to Equity Model

The calculations below outline how an intrinsic value for ALJ Regional Holdings 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.

NasdaqGM:ALJJ DCF 1st Stage: Next 10 year cash flow forecast
Levered FCF (USD, Millions) Source Present Value
Discounted (@ 14.65%)
2019 7.79 Est @ -19.78% 6.79
2020 6.77 Est @ -13.03% 5.15
2021 6.21 Est @ -8.3% 4.12
2022 5.90 Est @ -4.99% 3.42
2023 5.74 Est @ -2.67% 2.90
2024 5.68 Est @ -1.05% 2.50
2025 5.69 Est @ 0.08% 2.18
2026 5.74 Est @ 0.88% 1.92
2027 5.82 Est @ 1.43% 1.70
2028 5.93 Est @ 1.82% 1.51
Present value of next 10 years cash flows $32.20
NasdaqGM:ALJJ DCF 2nd Stage: Terminal Value
Calculation Result
Terminal Value = FCF2028 × (1 + g) ÷ (Discount Rate – g)
= $5.93 × (1 + 2.73%) ÷ (14.65% – 2.73%)
$51.08
Present Value of Terminal Value = Terminal Value ÷ (1 + r)10
= $51.08 ÷ (1 + 14.65%)10
$13.02
NasdaqGM:ALJJ Total Equity Value
Calculation Result
Total Equity Value = Present value of next 10 years cash flows + Terminal Value
= $32.20 + $13.02
$45.22
Equity Value per Share
(USD)
= Total value / Shares Outstanding
= $45.22 / 38.03
$1.19
NasdaqGM:ALJJ Discount to Share Price
Calculation Result
Value per share (USD) From above. $1.19
Current discount Discount to share price of $1.67
= -1 x ($1.67 - $1.19) / $1.19
-40.4%

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

  • The current share price of ALJ Regional Holdings 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 ALJ Regional Holdings's earnings, growth and assets is considered below, and whether this is a fair price.
Price based on past earnings
Are ALJ Regional Holdings's earnings available for a low price, and how does this compare to other companies in the same industry?
Raw Data
NasdaqGM:ALJJ PE (Price to Earnings) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Earnings Per Share * Company Filings (2018-12-31) in USD $-0.03
NasdaqGM:ALJJ Share Price ** NasdaqGM (2019-03-18) in USD $1.67
United States of America IT Industry PE Ratio Median Figure of 78 Publicly-Listed IT Companies 30.16x
United States of America Market PE Ratio Median Figure of 3,055 Publicly-Listed Companies 17.61x

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

** Primary Listing of ALJ Regional Holdings.

NasdaqGM:ALJJ PE (Price to Earnings) Ratio Calculation
Calculation Outcome
PE Ratio

= NasdaqGM:ALJJ Share Price ÷ EPS (both in USD)

= 1.67 ÷ -0.03

-48.67x

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

  • ALJ Regional Holdings is loss making, we can't compare its value to the US IT industry average.
  • ALJ Regional Holdings is loss making, we can't compare the value of its earnings to the United States of America market.
Price based on expected Growth
Does ALJ Regional Holdings's expected growth come at a high price?
Raw Data
NasdaqGM:ALJJ PEG (Price to Earnings to Growth) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
PE Ratio See PE Ratio Section -48.67x
Net Income Annual Growth Rate See Future Growth Section.
Line of Best Fit* through Consensus Estimate Earnings of 0 Analysts
27.4%per year
United States of America IT Industry PEG Ratio Median Figure of 64 Publicly-Listed IT Companies 2.43x
United States of America Market PEG Ratio Median Figure of 2,109 Publicly-Listed Companies 1.48x

*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 ALJ Regional Holdings, we can't assess if its growth is good value.
Price based on value of assets
What value do investors place on ALJ Regional Holdings's assets?
Raw Data
NasdaqGM:ALJJ PB (Price to Book) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Book Value per Share Company Filings (2018-12-31) in USD $2.42
NasdaqGM:ALJJ Share Price * NasdaqGM (2019-03-18) in USD $1.67
United States of America IT Industry PB Ratio Median Figure of 122 Publicly-Listed IT Companies 4.33x
United States of America Market PB Ratio Median Figure of 5,152 Publicly-Listed Companies 1.87x
NasdaqGM:ALJJ PB (Price to Book) Ratio Calculation
Calculation Outcome
PB Ratio

= NasdaqGM:ALJJ Share Price ÷ Book Value per Share (both in USD)

= 1.67 ÷ 2.42

0.69x

* Primary Listing of ALJ Regional Holdings.

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

  • ALJ Regional Holdings is good value based on assets compared to the US IT industry average.
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Value checks
We assess ALJ Regional Holdings'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 IT 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 IT industry average (and greater than 0)? (1 check)
  5. ALJ Regional Holdings 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.

Future Performance

 How is ALJ Regional Holdings expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

  • No analysts cover ALJ Regional Holdings, 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
27.4%
Expected annual growth in earnings.
Earnings growth vs Low Risk Savings
Is ALJ Regional Holdings expected to grow at an attractive rate?
  • ALJ Regional Holdings's earnings growth is expected to exceed the low risk savings rate of 2.7%.
Growth vs Market Checks
  • ALJ Regional Holdings's earnings growth is expected to exceed the United States of America market average.
  • Unable to compare ALJ Regional Holdings's revenue growth to the United States of America market average as no estimate data is available.
Annual Growth Rates Comparison
Raw Data
NasdaqGM:ALJJ Future Growth Rates Data Sources
Data Point Source Value (per year)
NasdaqGM:ALJJ Future Earnings Growth Rate Line of Best Fit* through Consensus Estimate Earnings of 0 Analysts 27.4%
United States of America IT Industry Earnings Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 15.7%
United States of America IT Industry Revenue Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 9%
United States of America Market Earnings Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 14.3%
United States of America Market Revenue Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 7.1%

*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
NasdaqGM:ALJJ Analysts Growth Expectations Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Past Financials Company Filings (2 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.
NasdaqGM:ALJJ Future Estimates Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) Revenue Cash Flow Net Income * Avg. No. Analysts
NasdaqGM:ALJJ Past Financials Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) Revenue Cash Flow Net Income *
2018-12-31 369 19 -1
2018-09-30 370 18 -7
2018-06-30 366 26 5
2018-03-31 360 25 9
2017-12-31 344 13 10
2017-09-30 327 25 16
2017-06-30 313 18 11
2017-03-31 294 22 11
2016-12-31 281 23 11
2016-09-30 268 15 11
2016-06-30 254 20 9
2016-03-31 238 18 8

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Super high growth metrics
High Growth Checks
  • ALJ Regional Holdings's earnings are expected to grow significantly at over 20% yearly.
  • Unable to determine if ALJ Regional Holdings 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
NasdaqGM:ALJJ Past and Future Earnings per Share
Data Point Source Value
Past Financials Company Filings (2 months ago) See Below
Future Estimates Average of up to 0 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below

All data from ALJ Regional Holdings Company Filings, last reported 2 months ago, and in Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.

NasdaqGM:ALJJ Future Estimates Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) EPS * EPS High Estimate EPS Low Estimate Avg. No. Analysts
NasdaqGM:ALJJ Past Financials Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) EPS *
2018-12-31 -0.03
2018-09-30 -0.19
2018-06-30 0.14
2018-03-31 0.25
2017-12-31 0.27
2017-09-30 0.45
2017-06-30 0.31
2017-03-31 0.32
2016-12-31 0.32
2016-09-30 0.31
2016-06-30 0.24
2016-03-31 0.23

*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 ALJ Regional Holdings will efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future without estimates of Return on Equity.
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Future performance checks
We assess ALJ Regional Holdings'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.
ALJ Regional Holdings 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.

Past Performance

  How has ALJ Regional Holdings 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 ALJ Regional Holdings's growth in the last year to its industry (IT).
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.
  • ALJ Regional Holdings does not make a profit and their year on year earnings growth rate was negative over the past 5 years.
  • Unable to compare ALJ Regional Holdings's 1-year earnings growth to the 5-year average as it is not currently profitable.
  • Unable to compare ALJ Regional Holdings's 1-year growth to the US IT industry average as it is not currently profitable.
Earnings and Revenue History
ALJ Regional Holdings'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 ALJ Regional Holdings Company Filings, last reported 2 months ago, and in Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.

NasdaqGM:ALJJ Past Revenue, Cash Flow and Net Income Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) Revenue Net Income * G+A Expenses R&D Expenses
2018-12-31 368.61 -1.30 69.77
2018-09-30 369.78 -7.33 70.97
2018-06-30 366.05 5.22 71.52
2018-03-31 359.86 9.07 70.69
2017-12-31 344.06 9.80 67.51
2017-09-30 326.72 15.67 63.31
2017-06-30 312.82 10.65 58.10
2017-03-31 294.21 11.10 53.63
2016-12-31 281.19 11.15 51.09
2016-09-30 268.37 10.93 49.17
2016-06-30 254.12 8.60 48.83
2016-03-31 237.97 7.84 45.08
2015-12-31 224.88 9.33 41.88
2015-09-30 209.95 11.89 35.13
2015-06-30 195.80 12.33 28.75
2015-03-31 190.42 15.52 25.14
2014-12-31 173.64 17.06 19.07
2014-09-30 149.60 15.65 16.56
2014-06-30 105.57 8.52 11.09
2014-03-31 62.24 4.81 6.59
2013-12-31 25.83 -8.57 3.41
2013-09-30 -10.48 0.64
2013-06-30 -7.70 1.40
2013-03-31 -8.40 1.43
2012-12-31 -38.89 -1.42 -0.38
2012-09-30 0.75 1.33
2012-06-30 45.89 4.16 2.96
2012-03-31 89.05 7.27 5.48

*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.
  • It is difficult to establish if ALJ Regional Holdings has efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity greater than 20%) as it is loss-making.
  • ALJ Regional Holdings used its assets less efficiently than the US IT industry average last year based on Return on Assets.
  • It is difficult to establish if ALJ Regional Holdings improved its use of capital last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed) as it is currently loss-making.
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Past performance checks
We assess ALJ Regional Holdings'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 IT 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.
ALJ Regional Holdings has a total score of 0/6, 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.

Health

 How is ALJ Regional Holdings'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 ALJ Regional Holdings's finances.

The net worth of a company is the difference between its assets and liabilities.
Net Worth
  • ALJ Regional Holdings is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.
  • ALJ Regional Holdings's long term commitments exceed its cash and other short term assets.
Balance sheet
This treemap shows a more detailed breakdown of ALJ Regional Holdings'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 not covered by short term assets, assets are 0.6x 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 ALJ Regional Holdings Company Filings, last reported 2 months ago.

NasdaqGM:ALJJ Past Debt and Equity Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) Total Equity Total Debt Cash & Short Term Investments
2018-12-31 92.18 111.53 2.17
2018-09-30 91.53 99.32 2.00
2018-06-30 89.76 96.48 4.98
2018-03-31 92.51 100.77 2.95
2017-12-31 92.40 112.51 2.03
2017-09-30 95.75 101.18 5.63
2017-06-30 80.87 102.33 1.88
2017-03-31 75.08 98.80 1.16
2016-12-31 74.60 98.64 4.44
2016-09-30 73.95 103.30 5.28
2016-06-30 64.85 96.66 3.87
2016-03-31 65.24 103.91 6.12
2015-12-31 64.69 104.23 3.82
2015-09-30 64.39 104.99 5.10
2015-06-30 54.88 20.62 7.07
2015-03-31 54.99 23.21 3.50
2014-12-31 52.23 23.16 3.74
2014-09-30 49.21 21.10 10.08
2014-06-30 42.89 24.80 13.71
2014-03-31 36.66 24.23 9.58
2013-12-31 33.02 25.77 5.29
2013-09-30 27.76 0.00 27.83
2013-06-30 27.82 0.00 27.91
2013-03-31 27.66 0.00 27.44
2012-12-31 -7.71 40.22 0.57
2012-09-30 -6.04 41.97 2.82
2012-06-30 -12.00 41.86 1.73
2012-03-31 -15.01 48.86 1.84
  • ALJ Regional Holdings's level of debt (121%) compared to net worth is high (greater than 40%).
  • The level of debt compared to net worth has increased over the past 5 years (77.9% vs 121% today).
  • Debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (17.3%, less than 20% of total debt).
  • ALJ Regional Holdings is making a loss, therefore interest payments are not well covered by earnings.
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Financial health checks
We assess ALJ Regional Holdings'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. ALJ Regional Holdings has a total score of 1/6, 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.

Dividends

 What is ALJ Regional Holdings'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 ALJ Regional Holdings dividends.
If you bought $2,000 of ALJ Regional Holdings 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 ALJ Regional Holdings's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers as the company has not reported any payouts.
  • Unable to evaluate ALJ Regional Holdings'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
NasdaqGM:ALJJ 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 IT Industry Average Dividend Yield Market Cap Weighted Average of 33 Stocks 1.4%
United States of America Market Average Dividend Yield Market Cap Weighted Average of 2004 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 1.4%
United States of America Top 25% Dividend Yield 75th Percentile 3.6%

Industry and Market average data is calculated daily.

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

NasdaqGM:ALJJ Future Dividends Estimate Data
Date (Data in $) Dividend per Share (annual) Avg. No. Analysts

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

  • Unable to perform a dividend volatility check as ALJ Regional Holdings has not reported any payouts.
  • Unable to verify if ALJ Regional Holdings's dividend has been increasing as the company has not reported any payouts.
Current Payout to shareholders
What portion of ALJ Regional Holdings's earnings are paid to the shareholders as a dividend.
  • Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as ALJ Regional Holdings 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 ALJ Regional Holdings'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 ALJ Regional Holdings afford to pay it from its earnings today and in 3 years (Payout ratio less than 90%)? (2 checks)
  7. ALJ Regional Holdings 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.

Management

 What is the CEO of ALJ Regional Holdings'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.
  • ALJ Regional Holdings has no CEO, or we have no data on them.
Management Team Tenure

Average tenure and age of the ALJ Regional Holdings management team in years:

6.1
Average Tenure
56
Average Age
  • The average tenure for the ALJ Regional Holdings management team is over 5 years, this suggests they are a seasoned and experienced team.
Management Team

Jess Ravich

TITLE
Executive Chairman & Senior Executive Officer
COMPENSATION
$225K
AGE
61
TENURE
6.1 yrs

Brian Hartman

TITLE
Chief Financial Officer
COMPENSATION
$660K
AGE
47
TENURE
1.6 yrs

Steve Chesin

TITLE
President & CEO of Carpets
COMPENSATION
$347K
AGE
56
TENURE
11.6 yrs
Board of Directors Tenure

Average tenure and age of the ALJ Regional Holdings board of directors in years:

5.3
Average Tenure
61
Average Age
  • The tenure for the ALJ Regional Holdings board of directors is about average.
Board of Directors

John Scheel

TITLE
Vice Chairman of the Board
COMPENSATION
$93K
AGE
63
TENURE
2.3 yrs

Jess Ravich

TITLE
Executive Chairman & Senior Executive Officer
COMPENSATION
$225K
AGE
61
TENURE
12.6 yrs

Marc Reisch

TITLE
Director
COMPENSATION
$494K
AGE
62
TENURE
3.6 yrs

Michael Borofsky

TITLE
Independent Director
COMPENSATION
$95K
AGE
45
TENURE
5.5 yrs

Hal Byer

TITLE
Independent Director
COMPENSATION
$84K
AGE
61
TENURE
16.2 yrs

Robert Fritz

TITLE
Independent Director
COMPENSATION
$85K
AGE
61
TENURE
16.2 yrs

Anna Van Buren

TITLE
Director
COMPENSATION
$882K
AGE
60
TENURE
5.3 yrs

Rae Ravich

TITLE
Director
COMPENSATION
$80K
AGE
27
TENURE
4.8 yrs

Margarita Paláu Hernández

TITLE
Independent Director
COMPENSATION
$84K
AGE
61
TENURE
3.3 yrs
Who owns this company?
Recent Insider Trading
  • No 3 month insider trading information.
Recent Insider Transactions
Announced Type Name Entity Role Start End Shares Max Price ($) Value ($)
28. Feb 19 Buy U.S. Bancorp, Banking and Investment Banking Investments Company 25. Feb 19 26. Feb 19 21,909 $1.98 $43,288
21. Feb 19 Buy U.S. Bancorp, Banking and Investment Banking Investments Company 15. Feb 19 20. Feb 19 152,768 $1.85 $278,408
15. Jun 18 Buy Jess Ravich Individual 13. Jun 18 14. Jun 18 130,100 $1.59 $200,914
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Management checks
We assess ALJ Regional Holdings'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. ALJ Regional Holdings 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.

News

Simply Wall St News

How Does ALJ Regional Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALJJ) Affect Your Portfolio Volatility?

Modern finance theory considers volatility to be a measure of risk, and there are two main types of price volatility. … Beta is a widely used metric to measure a stock's exposure to market risk (volatility). … Before we go on, it's worth noting that Warren Buffett pointed out in his 2014 letter to shareholders that 'volatility is far from synonymous with risk.' Having said that, beta can still be rather useful.

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How Financially Strong Is ALJ Regional Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALJJ)?

(NASDAQ:ALJJ) with its market cap of US$51m, are popular for their explosive growth, investors should also be aware of their balance sheet to judge whether the company can survive a downturn.

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Are Insiders Buying ALJ Regional Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALJJ) Stock?

We often see insiders buying up shares in companies that perform well over the long term. … So we'll take a look at whether insiders have been buying or selling shares in ALJ Regional Holdings, Inc. … The Last 12 Months Of Insider Transactions At ALJ Regional Holdings.

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How Much Of ALJ Regional Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:ALJJ) Do Insiders Own?

The big shareholder groups in ALJ Regional Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:ALJJ) have power over the company. … Institutions often own shares in more established companies, while it's not unusual to see insiders own a fair bit of smaller companies. … ALJ Regional Holdings is a smaller company with a market capitalization of US$60m, so it may still be flying under the radar of many institutional investors.

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Understanding Your Return On Investment In ALJ Regional Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:ALJJ)

and looking to gauge the potential return on investment in ALJ Regional Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:ALJJ). … Your return is tied to ALJJ’s ability to do this because the amount earned is used to invest in opportunities to grow the business or payout dividends, which are the two sources of return on investment. … To understand ALJ Regional Holdings’s capital returns we will look at a useful metric called return on capital employed.

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How ALJ Regional Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:ALJJ) Can Impact Your Portfolio Volatility

If you're interested in ALJ Regional Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:ALJJ), then you might want to consider its beta (a measure of share price volatility) in order to understand how the stock could impact your portfolio. … Beta is a widely used metric to measure a stock's exposure to market risk (volatility). … Any stock with a beta of greater than one is considered more volatile than the market, while those with a beta below one are either less volatile or poorly correlated with the market.

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Breaking Down ALJ Regional Holdings Inc's (NASDAQ:ALJJ) Ownership Structure

Today, I will be analyzing ALJ Regional Holdings Inc’s (NASDAQ:ALJJ) recent ownership structure, an important but not-so-popular subject among individual investors. … A company's ownership structure is often linked to its share performance in both the long- and short-term. … The effect of an active institutional investor with a similar ownership as a passive pension-fund can be vastly different on a company's corporate governance and accountability to shareholders.

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What Should You Know About ALJ Regional Holdings Inc's (NASDAQ:ALJJ) Capital Returns?

and want a simplistic look at the return on ALJ Regional Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:ALJJ) stock. … You need to pay attention to this because your return on investment is linked to dividends and internal investments to improve the business, which can only occur if the company is expected to produce adequate earnings with the capital that has been provided. … Thus, to understand how your money can grow by investing in ALJ Regional Holdings, you need to look at what the company returns to owners for the use of their capital, which can be done in many ways but today we will use return on capital employed (ROCE)

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How Did ALJ Regional Holdings Inc's (NASDAQ:ALJJ) 9.81% ROE Fare Against The Industry?

I am writing today to help inform people who are new to the stock market. … and want to begin learning the link between ALJ Regional Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:ALJJ)’s return fundamentals and stock market performance. … ALJ Regional Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:ALJJ) generated a below-average return on equity of 9.81% in the past 12 months, while its industry returned 14.77%.

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What Kind Of Risk Should You Expect For ALJ Regional Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:ALJJ)?

A popular measure of market risk for a stock is its beta, and the market as a whole represents a beta value of one. … ALJJ, with its market capitalisation of US$61.81M, is a small-cap stock, which generally have higher beta than similar companies of larger size. … An asset-heavy company tends to have a higher beta because the risk associated with running fixed assets during a downturn is highly expensive.

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Company Info

Description

ALJ Regional Holdings, Inc. provides call center, back-office, staffing, and toll collection services to government and commercial clients in the healthcare, utility, consumer goods, toll, and transportation industries in the United States. It operates through three segments: Faneuil, Carpets, and Phoenix. The Faneuil segment offers customer contact centers, fulfillment operations, and information technology services, as well as manual and electronic toll collection, violation processing, and medical device tracking services. This segment also provides customer relationship management; billing, payment, and claims processing; data entry; document management; operational expertise; workforce and support analytics; quality assurance; and system support and maintenance services. The Carpets segment engages in the retail of floor coverings, including carpets, hardwood, laminates, tiles, ceramic, granite, quartz, piedrafina, porcelain, natural stone, vinyl planks and tiles, and area rugs, as well as specialty flooring comprising bamboo, leather, cork, and large format tiles to home builders, and commercial and retail customers. This segment also offers countertop and surrounds primarily for bathrooms and kitchens; kitchen, bathroom, and garage cabinets; closet and closet organizers; and window coverings comprising blinds, shutters, and shades, as well as stone and solid surface fabrication services. The Phoenix segment manufactures book components; educational materials and related products; heavily illustrated books; and specialty commercial products. This segment also provides printing and packaging solutions for the beauty, fragrance, and cosmetic and consumer-packaged goods markets. The company was formerly known as YouthStream Media Networks, Inc. and changed its name to ALJ Regional Holdings, Inc. in October 2006. ALJ Regional Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1995 and is based in New York, New York.

Details
Name: ALJ Regional Holdings, Inc.
ALJJ
Exchange: NasdaqGM
Founded: 1995
$63,504,146
38,026,435
Website: http://www.aljregionalholdings.com
Address: ALJ Regional Holdings, Inc.
244 Madison Avenue,
PMB Suite 358,
New York,
New York, 10016,
United States
Listings
Exchange Symbol Ticker Symbol Security Exchange Country Currency Listed on
NasdaqGM ALJJ Common Stock Nasdaq Global Market US USD 03. Apr 1996
Number of employees
Current staff
Staff numbers
5,849
ALJ Regional Holdings employees.
Industry
Data Processing and Outsourced Services
Software
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
Area Date (UTC time)
Company Analysis updated: 2019/03/18 23:59
End of day share price update: 2019/03/18 00:00
Last estimates confirmation: 2017/12/19
Last earnings filing: 2019/02/11
Last earnings reported: 2018/12/31
Last annual earnings reported: 2018/09/30


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.