ALJ Regional Holdings Inc. (ALJJ) and Its Peers Financial Results Comparison

ALJ Regional Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:ALJJ) is a company in the Business Services industry and that’s how we compare it to its peers. The comparing will be based on the risk, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends, earnings and valuation.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

ALJ Regional Holdings Inc. has 8.7% of its shares owned by institutional investors and an average of 61.48% institutional ownership for its rivals. 26.5% of ALJ Regional Holdings Inc. shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 6.37% of all Business Services companies shares are owned by company insiders.

Profitability

Table 1 has ALJ Regional Holdings Inc. and its peers’ return on assets, return on equity and net margins.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
ALJ Regional Holdings Inc. -1.98% 5.60% 2.20%
Industry Average 9.41% 45.75% 8.84%

Earnings and Valuation

In next table we are comparing ALJ Regional Holdings Inc. and its peers’ valuation, top-line revenue and net income.

Net Income Gross Revenue Price/Earnings Ratio
ALJ Regional Holdings Inc. 7.33M 369.78M 6.33
Industry Average 166.57M 1.77B 32.53

ALJ Regional Holdings Inc. has lower revenue and P/E Ratio than its rivals. The business has a lower P/E ratio which is presently more affordable in compare to its peers.

Analyst Recommendations

Table 3 shows breakdown of current ratings for ALJ Regional Holdings Inc. and its peers.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
ALJ Regional Holdings Inc. 0 0 0 0.00
Industry Average 1.09 2.31 2.38 2.64

The rivals have a potential upside of 85.50%.

Performance

In this table we provide the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of ALJ Regional Holdings Inc. and its peers.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
ALJ Regional Holdings Inc. -5.76% -6.31% -16.12% 0.13% -55.87% -49.14%
Industry Average 3.11% 8.06% 11.42% 13.95% 32.26% 33.99%

For the past year ALJ Regional Holdings Inc. has -49.14% weaker performance while ALJ Regional Holdings Inc.’s peers have 33.99% stronger performance.

Liquidity

ALJ Regional Holdings Inc. has a Current Ratio of 1.4 and a Quick Ratio of 1.2. Competitively, ALJ Regional Holdings Inc.’s rivals Current Ratio is 1.73 and has 1.66 Quick Ratio. ALJ Regional Holdings Inc.’s peers have better ability to pay short and long-term obligations than ALJ Regional Holdings Inc.

Volatility & Risk

A beta of 1.2 shows that ALJ Regional Holdings Inc. is 20.00% more volatile than Standard and Poor’s 500. Competitively, ALJ Regional Holdings Inc.’s rivals are 15.43% more volatile than Standard and Poor’s 500, because of the 1.15 beta.

Dividends

ALJ Regional Holdings Inc. does not pay a dividend.

Summary

On 7 of the 6 factors ALJ Regional Holdings Inc.’s peers beat ALJ Regional Holdings Inc.

ALJ Regional Holdings, Inc. provides call center, back office, staffing, and toll collection services to government and commercial clients in the healthcare, utility, 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, 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 consisting of blinds, shutters, and shades, as well as stone and solid surface fabrication services. The Phoenix segment manufactures book components; educational materials and related products producing value-added components; heavily illustrated books; specialty commercial products; and labels, box wraps, and folding carton solutions. 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 City, New York.