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AJ Bell (AJB) Competitors

GBX 361.50
-3.50 (-0.96%)
(As of 06:27 AM ET)

AJB vs. JTC, QLT, BNKR, PIN, MYI, RAT, WTAN, ASHM, FEV, and PNL

Should you be buying AJ Bell stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of AJ Bell include JTC (JTC), Quilter (QLT), Bankers (BNKR), Pantheon International (PIN), Murray International (MYI), Rathbones Group (RAT), Witan Investment Trust (WTAN), Ashmore Group (ASHM), Fidelity European Trust (FEV), and Personal Assets Trust (PNL). These companies are all part of the "asset management" industry.

AJ Bell vs.

JTC (LON:JTC) and AJ Bell (LON:AJB) 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 media sentiment, valuation, community ranking, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, earnings, dividends and institutional ownership.

JTC pays an annual dividend of GBX 11 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%. AJ Bell pays an annual dividend of GBX 11 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.1%. JTC pays out 7,857.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. AJ Bell pays out 6,470.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. AJ Bell is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

JTC currently has a consensus target price of GBX 940, indicating a potential upside of 2.73%. AJ Bell has a consensus target price of GBX 390.25, indicating a potential upside of 8.10%. Given JTC's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe AJ Bell is more favorable than JTC.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
JTC
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.75
AJ Bell
0 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.40

JTC received 31 more outperform votes than AJ Bell when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 74.44% of users gave JTC an outperform vote while only 42.35% of users gave AJ Bell an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
JTCOutperform Votes
67
74.44%
Underperform Votes
23
25.56%
AJ BellOutperform Votes
36
42.35%
Underperform Votes
49
57.65%

JTC has a beta of 0.65, suggesting that its share price is 35% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, AJ Bell has a beta of 0.88, suggesting that its share price is 12% less volatile than the S&P 500.

In the previous week, AJ Bell had 2 more articles in the media than JTC. MarketBeat recorded 5 mentions for AJ Bell and 3 mentions for JTC. JTC's average media sentiment score of 1.00 beat AJ Bell's score of 0.11 indicating that AJ Bell is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
JTC
0 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
AJ Bell
2 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

AJ Bell has a net margin of 31.40% compared to AJ Bell's net margin of 8.48%. JTC's return on equity of 45.57% beat AJ Bell's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
JTC8.48% 4.83% 4.46%
AJ Bell 31.40%45.57%34.13%

74.0% of JTC shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 49.8% of AJ Bell shares are held by institutional investors. 11.3% of JTC shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 32.7% of AJ Bell shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

AJ Bell has lower revenue, but higher earnings than JTC. AJ Bell is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than JTC, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
JTC£257.44M5.78£21.82M£0.146,558.21
AJ Bell£217.28M6.83£68.22M£0.172,117.65

Summary

AJ Bell beats JTC on 13 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding AJB 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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AJB vs. The Competition

MetricAJ BellAsset Management IndustryFinancial SectorLON Exchange
Market Cap£1.48B£870.87M£3.83B£1.43B
Dividend Yield2.97%13.24%4.58%11.83%
P/E Ratio2,117.65930.32463.161,699.39
Price / Sales6.8313,453.692,296.13258,707.31
Price / Cash17.5678.6944.9232.84
Price / Book9.001.751.512.72
Net Income£68.22M£49.07M£455.43M£165.44M
7 Day Performance0.84%0.21%0.70%7.84%
1 Month Performance18.62%14.09%9.05%10.58%
1 Year Performance13.28%5.27%16.23%12.43%

AJ Bell Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
JTC
JTC
0.2015 of 5 stars
GBX 929
+1.6%
GBX 940
+1.2%
+20.2%£1.50B£257.44M6,635.711,603Gap Down
QLT
Quilter
0.1825 of 5 stars
GBX 112.20
-0.1%
GBX 93.33
-16.8%
+35.1%£1.56B£4.63B3,740.002,983
BNKR
Bankers
0 of 5 stars
GBX 115.80
+0.3%
N/A+13.8%£1.39B£79.13M2,316.00N/A
PIN
Pantheon International
0 of 5 stars
GBX 333.50
+0.6%
N/A+21.4%£1.57B£-16,870,000.00-3,335.00455
MYI
Murray International
0 of 5 stars
GBX 255.50
+0.4%
N/A-5.5%£1.58B£151.82M1,216.67N/ADividend Announcement
RAT
Rathbones Group
0.7125 of 5 stars
GBX 1,772
flat
GBX 1,520
-14.2%
-10.4%£1.61B£676.20M3,474.513,500Gap Up
High Trading Volume
WTAN
Witan Investment Trust
0 of 5 stars
GBX 267
+0.8%
N/A+15.0%£1.62B£207.95M953.576Positive News
ASHM
Ashmore Group
0.4259 of 5 stars
GBX 199.20
+1.3%
GBX 183.50
-7.9%
-14.7%£1.32B£180.30M1,328.00310
FEV
Fidelity European Trust
0 of 5 stars
GBX 407.50
+0.4%
N/A+13.0%£1.67B£263.57M702.59N/ANews Coverage
Positive News
PNL
Personal Assets Trust
0 of 5 stars
GBX 488
flat
N/A+2.5%£1.69B£-3,020,000.009,760.00N/APositive News

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This page (LON:AJB) was last updated on 5/22/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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