Great Ajax Corp. ( AJX ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 11, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 20, 2016. Shareholders who purchased AJX prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. At the current stock price of $13.98, the dividend yield is 7.15%.
The previous trading day's last sale of AJX was $13.98, representing a -3.52% decrease from the 52 week high of $14.49 and a 54.3% increase over the 52 week low of $9.06.
AJX is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and Public Storage ( PSA ). AJX's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.89. Zacks Investment Research reports AJX's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 30.95%, compared to an industry average of -2.5%.
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