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Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust Competitors

GBX 1,352
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1,326
Now: GBX 1,352
1,360
50-Day Range
1,190
MA: GBX 1,234.88
1,350
52-Week Range
608.25
Now: GBX 1,352
1,360
Volume257,115 shs
Average Volume153,871 shs
Market Capitalization£1.20 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield2.47%
BetaN/A

Competitors

Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust (LON:ASL) Vs. MNG, OCT, FCIT, RCP, HICL, and OMU

Should you be buying ASL stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the industry of "asset management" are considered alternatives and competitors to Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust, including M&G (MNG), Octagonal Plc (OCT.L) (OCT), F&C Investment Trust (FCIT), RIT Capital Partners (RCP), HICL Infrastructure (HICL), and Old Mutual (OMU).

M&G (LON:MNG) and Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust (LON:ASL) are both financial services companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, risk and valuation.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for M&G and Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
M&G20402.33
Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust0000N/A

M&G presently has a consensus price target of GBX 197, indicating a potential upside of 7.12%. Given M&G's higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe M&G is more favorable than Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares M&G and Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
M&G£15.18 billion0.31N/AGBX 424.38
Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust£-279,088,992.00-4.30N/AGBX (326)-4.15

Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than M&G, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Dividends

M&G pays an annual dividend of GBX 0.12 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.1%. Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust pays an annual dividend of GBX 0.32 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.0%. M&G pays out 0.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust pays out -0.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years.

Profitability

This table compares M&G and Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
M&GN/AN/AN/A
Aberforth Smaller Companies TrustN/AN/AN/A

Summary

M&G beats Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust on 7 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

Octagonal Plc (OCT.L) (LON:OCT) and Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust (LON:ASL) are both financial services companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, risk and valuation.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Octagonal Plc (OCT.L) and Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Octagonal Plc (OCT.L)0000N/A
Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust0000N/A

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Octagonal Plc (OCT.L) and Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Octagonal Plc (OCT.L)£5.50 million809.59N/AGBX 0.203,915.00
Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust£-279,088,992.00-4.30N/AGBX (326)-4.15

Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Octagonal Plc (OCT.L), indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Octagonal Plc (OCT.L) and Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Octagonal Plc (OCT.L)N/AN/AN/A
Aberforth Smaller Companies TrustN/AN/AN/A

Summary

Octagonal Plc (OCT.L) beats Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust on 4 of the 4 factors compared between the two stocks.

F&C Investment Trust (LON:FCIT) and Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust (LON:ASL) are both financial services companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, risk and valuation.

Dividends

F&C Investment Trust pays an annual dividend of GBX 0.09 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.0%. Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust pays an annual dividend of GBX 0.32 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.0%. F&C Investment Trust pays out 0.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust pays out -0.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares F&C Investment Trust and Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
F&C Investment Trust£712.36 million5.68N/AGBX 124.706.05
Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust£-279,088,992.00-4.30N/AGBX (326)-4.15

Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than F&C Investment Trust, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for F&C Investment Trust and Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
F&C Investment Trust0000N/A
Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust0000N/A

Profitability

This table compares F&C Investment Trust and Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
F&C Investment TrustN/AN/AN/A
Aberforth Smaller Companies TrustN/AN/AN/A

Summary

F&C Investment Trust beats Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust on 4 of the 6 factors compared between the two stocks.

RIT Capital Partners (LON:RCP) and Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust (LON:ASL) are both financial services companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, valuation, dividends, profitability, risk and analyst recommendations.

Dividends

RIT Capital Partners pays an annual dividend of GBX 0.35 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.0%. Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust pays an annual dividend of GBX 0.32 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.0%. RIT Capital Partners pays out 0.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust pays out -0.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares RIT Capital Partners and Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
RIT Capital Partners£407.50 million8.00N/AGBX 220.809.42
Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust£-279,088,992.00-4.30N/AGBX (326)-4.15

Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than RIT Capital Partners, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for RIT Capital Partners and Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
RIT Capital Partners0000N/A
Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust0000N/A

Profitability

This table compares RIT Capital Partners and Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
RIT Capital PartnersN/AN/AN/A
Aberforth Smaller Companies TrustN/AN/AN/A

Summary

RIT Capital Partners beats Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust on 4 of the 6 factors compared between the two stocks.

HICL Infrastructure (LON:HICL) and Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust (LON:ASL) are both finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, valuation, dividends, profitability, risk and analyst recommendations.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares HICL Infrastructure and Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
HICL Infrastructure£51.60 million62.46N/AGBX 2.7061.63
Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust£-279,088,992.00-4.30N/AGBX (326)-4.15

Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than HICL Infrastructure, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for HICL Infrastructure and Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
HICL Infrastructure0000N/A
Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust0000N/A

Dividends

HICL Infrastructure pays an annual dividend of GBX 0.08 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.0%. Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust pays an annual dividend of GBX 0.32 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.0%. HICL Infrastructure pays out 3.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust pays out -0.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years.

Profitability

This table compares HICL Infrastructure and Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
HICL InfrastructureN/AN/AN/A
Aberforth Smaller Companies TrustN/AN/AN/A

Summary

HICL Infrastructure beats Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust on 5 of the 6 factors compared between the two stocks.

Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust (LON:ASL) and Old Mutual (LON:OMU) are both financial services companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, valuation, dividends, earnings, risk, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust and Old Mutual's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust£-279,088,992.00-4.30N/AGBX (326)-4.15
Old MutualN/AN/AN/AGBX 18.903.32

Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Old Mutual, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust and Old Mutual, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust0000N/A
Old Mutual0000N/A

Dividends

Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust pays an annual dividend of GBX 0.32 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.0%. Old Mutual pays an annual dividend of GBX 1.28 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.0%. Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust pays out -0.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Old Mutual pays out 6.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years.

Profitability

This table compares Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust and Old Mutual's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Aberforth Smaller Companies TrustN/AN/AN/A
Old MutualN/AN/AN/A

Summary

Old Mutual beats Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust on 4 of the 5 factors compared between the two stocks.


Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
MNG
M&G
1.7$183.90+3.8%£4.78 billion£15.18 billion4.38
Octagonal Plc (OCT.L) logo
OCT
Octagonal Plc (OCT.L)
0.8$783.00+0.0%£4.45 billion£5.50 million3,915.00
FCIT
F&C Investment Trust
1.3$755.00+2.1%£4.05 billion£712.36 million6.05
RCP
RIT Capital Partners
1.1$2,080.00+2.2%£3.26 billion£407.50 million9.42Upcoming Earnings
High Trading Volume
HICL Infrastructure logo
HICL
HICL Infrastructure
1.1$166.40+0.0%£3.22 billion£51.60 million61.63High Trading Volume
OMU
Old Mutual
1.3$62.82+3.3%£3.19 billionN/A3.32High Trading Volume
Gap Up
MNKS
Monks Investment Trust (MNKS.L)
1.0$1,366.00+2.2%£3.16 billion£76.94 million51.55News Coverage
Ashmore Group logo
ASHM
Ashmore Group
1.1$412.40+4.0%£2.94 billion£297.40 million14.73
ATST
Alliance Trust PLC (ATST.L)
1.5$876.00+2.4%£2.81 billion£597.04 million15.76Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
INPP
International Public Partnerships
1.2$167.20+1.7%£2.71 billion£168.72 million18.17
Quilter logo
QLT
Quilter
1.4$146.00+1.8%£2.60 billion£1.20 billion13.15Analyst Report
WWH
Worldwide Healthcare
0.9$3,720.00+1.2%£2.35 billion£537.10 million4.18
Close Brothers Group plc (CBG.L) logo
CBG
Close Brothers Group plc (CBG.L)
1.5$1,555.00+1.2%£2.34 billion£748.90 million21.45
Greencoat UK Wind logo
UKW
Greencoat UK Wind
1.7$127.40+1.3%£2.32 billion£196.92 million9.65News Coverage
Gap Down
FCSS
Fidelity China Special Situations
0.8$434.50+2.1%£2.24 billionN/A0.00News Coverage
Man Group plc (EMG.L) logo
EMG
Man Group plc (EMG.L)
1.4$149.90+0.7%£2.18 billion£996 million9.73Upcoming Earnings
Gap Up
N91
Ninety One Group (N91.L)
1.2$219.40+2.1%£2.07 billion£607.80 million12.98News Coverage
Gap Down
MRC
Mercantile Investment Trust
1.1$239.00+3.8%£1.89 billion£503.21 million3.92Gap Down
FGT
Finsbury Growth & Income Trust
1.2$840.00+2.1%£1.88 billion£-128,522,000.00-12.52
WTAN
Witan Investment Trust
1.3$223.00+2.2%£1.77 billion£85.65 million35.97High Trading Volume
Gap Down
SYNC
Syncona
0.4$256.00+0.8%£1.70 billion£-167,304,992.00-8.68
Jupiter Fund Management logo
JUP
Jupiter Fund Management
1.4$295.40+1.2%£1.63 billion£350.20 million16.05Dividend Increase
High Trading Volume
News Coverage
CTY
The City of London Investment Trust
1.1$354.50+2.3%£1.51 billion£-223,432,992.00-5.94News Coverage
CLDN
Caledonia Investments
0.7$2,700.00+1.1%£1.50 billion£-152,900,000.00-8.57News Coverage
HRI
Herald Investment Trust
0.8$2,110.00+4.3%£1.44 billion£256.91 million5.94
MYI
Murray International Trust
1.2$1,088.00+2.0%£1.42 billion£-123,730,000.00-9.86Upcoming Earnings
Insider Buying
BNKR
The Bankers Investment Trust
0.8$1,062.00+2.4%£1.38 billion£70.76 million22.60Dividend Cut
PNL
Personal Assets Trust
1.2$44,150.00+0.8%£1.38 billion£85.37 million16.47
Investec Group logo
INVP
Investec Group
1.7$195.75+3.4%£1.36 billion£1.34 billion1.99Gap Down
Burford Capital Limited (BUR.L) logo
BUR
Burford Capital Limited (BUR.L)
2.0$613.00+5.5%£1.34 billion£331.20 million9.42Gap Down
EWI
Edinburgh Worldwide Investment Trust
1.0$350.50+6.6%£1.33 billion£330.01 million3.49High Trading Volume
Gap Down
IEM
Impax Environmental Markets Trust
0.7$453.50+2.5%£1.25 billion£24.48 million61.28
IP Group logo
IPO
IP Group
0.9$115.60+2.1%£1.23 billion£19.80 million-72.25Gap Down
Draper Esprit plc (GROW.L) logo
GROW
Draper Esprit plc (GROW.L)
1.0$848.00+1.2%£1.18 billion£51.35 million28.55Gap Down
BBGI
BBGI Global Infrastructure
1.5$172.70+0.3%£1.15 billion£69.77 million20.56
FEV
Fidelity European Trust
1.2$266.00+1.5%£1.09 billion£235.66 million4.90News Coverage
JPE
JPMorgan Elect plc ­- Managed Growth
1.0$935.90+1.5%£1.08 billion£15.48 million24.69
GSS
Genesis Emerging Markets Fund (GSS.L)
0.6$866.50+1.7%£1.07 billion£-32,323,000.00-22.68News Coverage
APAX
Apax Global Alpha Limited (APAX.L)
1.4$212.17+0.1%£1.04 billionN/A10.94Upcoming Earnings
Gap Up
BRWM
BlackRock World Mining Trust plc (BRWM.L)
0.8$587.00+2.2%£1.02 billion£29.26 million72.47
BGFD
The Baillie Gifford Japan Trust
0.8$1,060.00+2.1%£1.01 billion£50.01 million20.83
USA
Baillie Gifford US Growth Trust
0.5$326.06+4.9%£999.46 millionN/A0.00Gap Up
Impax Asset Management Group logo
IPX
Impax Asset Management Group
1.1$728.00+1.6%£946.23 million£87.51 million69.33
Just Group logo
JUST
Just Group
1.5$90.45+1.0%£936.23 million£3.60 billion2.25News Coverage
AGT
AVI Global Trust
1.0$871.00+1.6%£933.91 million£12.08 million-483.89
BBH
BB Healthcare Trust
0.7$185.00+1.1%£922.67 millionN/A0.00
OTV2
Octopus Titan VCT
1.7$81.00+3.1%£897.65 million£90.94 million11.74
Brewin Dolphin Holdings PLC (BRW.L) logo
BRW
Brewin Dolphin Holdings PLC (BRW.L)
2.1$293.50+2.7%£890.78 million£361.45 million18.46
Rathbone Brothers logo
RAT
Rathbone Brothers
1.6$1,542.00+0.9%£886.71 million£385.99 million26.40Upcoming Earnings
Sanne Group logo
SNN
Sanne Group
1.7$588.00+1.4%£866.07 million£167.80 million56.54News Coverage
Gap Up
This page was last updated on 2/27/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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