Value Stocks Episode 14 – Wajax Corporation
- Wajax’s business is primarily driven by two industries, Construction and Resource extraction.
- Long term debt has gone up by over 100% and shares outstanding has increased by 20% in the past 10 years
A bet on Wajax is a bet on Canada’s resource economy rapidly recovering and growing in the near future combined with a relatively healthy construction market
In this episode, Alex discusses Wajax Corporation (TSE: WJX). Wajax Corporation was founded over 160 years ago and is based in Montreal.
Wajax is an official dealer for such recognizable brands as Hitachi construction and mining equipment, MTU engines, Hyster forklifts and Eaton pumps, motors, transmissions, valves, cylinders, controls, hoses and fittings. On top of these products it also has a strategically growing business in Engineered Solutions.
In 2018 Wajax recorded $1.4 billion of revenue, net income of $35 million with long term debt of approximately $218 million and shareholders equity of $296 million.
Alex currently does not have a position in Wajax and rates it a 5 out of 10. We hope you enjoy the episode.