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. More Details
Fair value with mediocre balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has ALJ Regional Holdings's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: ALJJ is more volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 19% a week.
Volatility Over Time: ALJJ's weekly volatility (19%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of US stocks.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: ALJJ exceeded the US IT industry which returned 34.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: ALJJ exceeded the US Market which returned 34.1% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is ALJ Regional Holdings's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
2 days ago | Simply Wall StHave Insiders Sold ALJ Regional Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALJJ) Shares Recently?
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StIs ALJ Regional Holdings (NASDAQ:ALJJ) Using Capital Effectively?
1 month ago | Simply Wall StIs ALJ Regional Holdings (NASDAQ:ALJJ) Using Too Much Debt?
Is ALJ Regional Holdings 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: ALJJ ($1.69) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($2.9)
Significantly Below Fair Value: ALJJ is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: ALJJ is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US IT industry average.
PE vs Market: ALJJ 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 ALJJ's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: ALJJ is good value based on its PB Ratio (4.8x) compared to the US IT industry average (5.3x).
How is ALJ Regional Holdings forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Software 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 ALJ Regional Holdings 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 ALJ Regional Holdings performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: ALJJ is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: ALJJ is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: ALJJ is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 78.2% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare ALJJ's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: ALJJ is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the IT industry (6.5%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: ALJJ has a negative Return on Equity (-436.97%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is ALJ Regional Holdings's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ALJJ's short term assets ($86.3M) exceed its short term liabilities ($75.4M).
Long Term Liabilities: ALJJ's short term assets ($86.3M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($135.7M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: ALJJ's debt to equity ratio (635.3%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: ALJJ's debt to equity ratio has increased from 157.6% to 635.3% over the past 5 years.
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: Whilst unprofitable ALJJ has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.
Forecast Cash Runway: ALJJ is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, even with free cash flow being positive and shrinking by 7.8% per year.
What is ALJ Regional Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate ALJJ's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate ALJJ'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 ALJJ's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ALJJ'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 ALJJ's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Jess Ravich (63 yo)
Mr. Jess Marshall Ravich, J.D. serves as Group Managing Director and Head of Alternative Products at Trust Company of the West, an international asset management firm, a position he assumed in December 201...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Jess's total compensation ($USD306.10K) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD511.31K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Jess's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
|CEO & Executive Chairman||1.58yrs||US$306.10k||33.7% |
|Chief Financial Officer||3.5yrs||US$609.38k||0% |
|President & CEO of Carpets||no data||US$313.20k||0.35% |
|Chief Financial Officer of Phoenix Color||5.5yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Operating Officer of Phoenix Color||5.58yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Operations Officer of Carpets||3.83yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Financial Officer of Carpets||1.33yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Operations officer of Faneuil||0.58yr||no data||no data|
|Chief Financial Officer of Faneuil||0.58yr||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: ALJJ's management team is considered experienced (2.5 years average tenure).
|CEO & Executive Chairman||1.58yrs||US$306.10k||33.7% |
|Chairman of Phoenix||5.5yrs||US$287.96k||1.18% |
|Independent Director||18.08yrs||US$84.00k||0.13% |
|Independent Director||18.08yrs||US$85.00k||1.59% |
|Independent Vice Chairman of the Board||4.17yrs||US$92.50k||2.2% |
|Independent Director||7.42yrs||US$95.00k||0.28% |
|Independent Director||0.58yr||US$21.28k||no data|
Experienced Board: ALJJ's board of directors are considered experienced (7.3 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: ALJJ insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
ALJ Regional Holdings, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: ALJ Regional Holdings, Inc.
- Ticker: ALJJ
- Exchange: NasdaqGM
- Founded: 1995
- Industry: Data Processing and Outsourced Services
- Sector: Software
- Market Cap: US$71.523m
- Shares outstanding: 42.32m
- Website: https://www.aljregionalholdings.com
Number of Employees
- ALJ Regional Holdings, Inc.
- 244 Madison Avenue
- PMB Suite 358
- New York
- New York
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|ALJJ||NasdaqGM (Nasdaq Global Market)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Apr 1996|
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 transportati...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/02/25 00:10|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/02/24 00:00|
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