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abrdn Asia Focus (AAS) Competitors

GBX 278
-1.00 (-0.36%)
(As of 09:58 AM ET)

AAS vs. QLT, PNL, JTC, WTAN, FEV, AJB, RAT, MYI, BRW, and FGT

Should you be buying abrdn Asia Focus stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of abrdn Asia Focus include Quilter (QLT), Personal Assets (PNL), JTC (JTC), Witan Investment Trust (WTAN), Fidelity European Trust (FEV), AJ Bell (AJB), Rathbones Group (RAT), Murray International (MYI), Brewin Dolphin (BRW), and Finsbury Growth & Income (FGT). These companies are all part of the "asset management" industry.

abrdn Asia Focus vs.

abrdn Asia Focus (LON:AAS) and Quilter (LON:QLT) are both small-cap financial services companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, profitability, media sentiment, dividends, risk, valuation, earnings, community ranking and institutional ownership.

In the previous week, Quilter had 1 more articles in the media than abrdn Asia Focus. MarketBeat recorded 1 mentions for Quilter and 0 mentions for abrdn Asia Focus. Quilter's average media sentiment score of 0.59 beat abrdn Asia Focus' score of 0.00 indicating that Quilter is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Overall Sentiment
abrdn Asia Focus Neutral
Quilter Positive

abrdn Asia Focus has a net margin of 77.68% compared to Quilter's net margin of 0.91%. abrdn Asia Focus' return on equity of 7.41% beat Quilter's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
abrdn Asia Focus77.68% 7.41% 4.68%
Quilter 0.91%2.74%0.17%

abrdn Asia Focus has a beta of 0.64, suggesting that its share price is 36% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Quilter has a beta of 1.08, suggesting that its share price is 8% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Quilter has a consensus target price of GBX 102.50, indicating a potential downside of 15.98%. Given Quilter's higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Quilter is more favorable than abrdn Asia Focus.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
abrdn Asia Focus
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A
Quilter
0 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.25

abrdn Asia Focus received 23 more outperform votes than Quilter when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 68.84% of users gave abrdn Asia Focus an outperform vote while only 61.02% of users gave Quilter an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
abrdn Asia FocusOutperform Votes
95
68.84%
Underperform Votes
43
31.16%
QuilterOutperform Votes
72
61.02%
Underperform Votes
46
38.98%

abrdn Asia Focus pays an annual dividend of GBX 6 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.2%. Quilter pays an annual dividend of GBX 5 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.1%. abrdn Asia Focus pays out 2,857.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Quilter pays out 16,666.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future.

61.1% of abrdn Asia Focus shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 79.3% of Quilter shares are held by institutional investors. 3.3% of abrdn Asia Focus shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 4.7% of Quilter shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Quilter has higher revenue and earnings than abrdn Asia Focus. abrdn Asia Focus is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Quilter, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
abrdn Asia Focus£45.30M9.48£35.19M£0.211,323.81
Quilter£4.63B0.37£42M£0.034,086.67

Summary

Quilter beats abrdn Asia Focus on 11 of the 19 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding AAS and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of LON and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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AAS vs. The Competition

Metricabrdn Asia FocusAsset Management IndustryFinancial SectorLON Exchange
Market Cap£429.34M£755.62M£2.96B£1.40B
Dividend Yield2.45%13.34%4.63%11.83%
P/E Ratio1,323.81969.51497.521,696.19
Price / Sales9.4813,585.892,299.72294,689.16
Price / Cash41.9279.6448.2432.88
Price / Book0.891.761.522.78
Net Income£35.19M£45.97M£379.54M£165.77M
7 Day Performance-2.46%0.14%0.41%0.30%
1 Month Performance-1.07%1.72%1.94%1.16%
1 Year Performance9.23%5.38%8.75%86.81%

abrdn Asia Focus Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
QLT
Quilter
0.1516 of 5 stars
0.15 / 5 stars
GBX 121.70
+0.5%
GBX 102.50
-15.8%
+53.0%£1.69B£4.63B4,056.672,983Gap Down
PNL
Personal Assets
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 486.50
-0.2%
N/A+5.2%£1.68B£-3,020,000.009,730.00N/A
JTC
JTC
0.1826 of 5 stars
0.18 / 5 stars
GBX 1,020
+1.0%
GBX 1,025
+0.5%
+46.2%£1.65B£257.44M7,285.711,603News Coverage
WTAN
Witan Investment Trust
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 272
+0.6%
N/A+19.9%£1.65B£207.95M971.436Positive News
FEV
Fidelity European Trust
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 398
+0.3%
N/A+13.4%£1.63B£263.57M686.21N/APositive News
AJB
AJ Bell
0.362 of 5 stars
0.36 / 5 stars
GBX 394.50
+0.1%
GBX 365.50
-7.4%
+33.0%£1.63B£244.98M1,972.501,373Dividend Increase
News Coverage
Positive News
RAT
Rathbones Group
0.223 of 5 stars
0.22 / 5 stars
GBX 1,792
+0.3%
GBX 1,520
-15.2%
-2.3%£1.63B£676.20M3,513.733,500Gap Down
MYI
Murray International
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 258
flat
N/A+6.9%£1.59B£151.82M1,228.57N/ADividend Announcement
Positive News
BRW
Brewin Dolphin
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
N/AN/AN/A£1.56B£415.46M3,029.412,186
FGT
Finsbury Growth & Income
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 852
+0.5%
N/A-5.5%£1.56B£143.78M1,396.72N/APositive News

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This page (LON:AAS) was last updated on 7/19/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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