Analysts expect that Axos Financial, Inc. (NYSE:AX) will post sales of $177.91 million for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Five analysts have made estimates for Axos Financial’s earnings, with the lowest sales estimate coming in at $175.10 million and the highest estimate coming in at $180.40 million. Axos Financial posted sales of $162.81 million in the same quarter last year, which suggests a positive year-over-year growth rate of 9.3%. The business is scheduled to report its next earnings report after the market closes on Thursday, January 27th.
On average, analysts expect that Axos Financial will report full year sales of $714.47 million for the current year, with estimates ranging from $706.78 million to $719.00 million. For the next financial year, analysts forecast that the firm will post sales of $783.96 million, with estimates ranging from $764.64 million to $807.00 million. Zacks Investment Research’s sales calculations are a mean average based on a survey of sell-side analysts that follow Axos Financial.
Axos Financial (NYSE:AX) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October 27th. The company reported $0.99 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.89 by $0.10. The business had revenue of $173.34 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $167.06 million. Axos Financial had a net margin of 30.84% and a return on equity of 16.75%. The firm’s revenue was up 6.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.91 earnings per share.
AX has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. Raymond James increased their price target on shares of Axos Financial from $55.00 to $60.00 and gave the stock a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Monday, November 1st. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Axos Financial from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday. Finally, B. Riley increased their price objective on Axos Financial from $54.00 to $62.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a report on Friday, November 5th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, two have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. According to data from MarketBeat, the company currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $60.00.
NYSE AX opened at $53.87 on Friday. The company has a 50 day simple moving average of $57.37 and a 200-day simple moving average of $52.57. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.55, a current ratio of 1.09 and a quick ratio of 1.09. The firm has a market capitalization of $3.20 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.60 and a beta of 1.51. Axos Financial has a 52-week low of $38.32 and a 52-week high of $62.44.
In other Axos Financial news, EVP Andrew J. Micheletti sold 25,318 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 9th. The stock was sold at an average price of $60.35, for a total transaction of $1,527,941.30. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, EVP Andrew J. Micheletti sold 5,720 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, December 3rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $56.87, for a total value of $325,296.40. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last quarter, insiders have sold 33,038 shares of company stock worth $1,972,998. Corporate insiders own 4.73% of the company’s stock.
Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the company. IFP Advisors Inc boosted its position in shares of Axos Financial by 225.3% in the third quarter. IFP Advisors Inc now owns 527 shares of the company’s stock valued at $29,000 after acquiring an additional 365 shares during the period. Financial Management Professionals Inc. bought a new stake in shares of Axos Financial in the third quarter valued at approximately $77,000. Hanseatic Management Services Inc. boosted its position in shares of Axos Financial by 23.6% in the third quarter. Hanseatic Management Services Inc. now owns 1,788 shares of the company’s stock valued at $92,000 after acquiring an additional 341 shares during the period. Wedbush Securities Inc. bought a new position in Axos Financial in the third quarter worth $201,000. Finally, Raymond James Trust N.A. bought a new position in Axos Financial in the third quarter worth $216,000. 76.92% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.
About Axos Financial
Axos Financial, Inc is a holding company, which engages in the provision of banking and financing services. It operates through the following segments: Banking Business and Securities Business. The Banking Business segment includes online banking, concierge banking, prepaid card services, and mortgage, vehicle, and unsecured lending through online and telephonic distribution channels.
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