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Alliance Trust (ATST) Competitors

GBX 1,213.32
-8.68 (-0.71%)
(As of 02:50 PM ET)

ATST vs. PCT, UKW, 3IN, EMG, RCP, ABDN, JGGI, HL, STJ, and MNKS

Should you be buying Alliance Trust stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Alliance Trust include Polar Capital Technology Trust (PCT), Greencoat UK Wind (UKW), 3i Infrastructure (3IN), Man Group (EMG), RIT Capital Partners (RCP), abrdn (ABDN), JPMorgan Global Growth & Income (JGGI), Hargreaves Lansdown (HL), St. James's Place (STJ), and Monks (MNKS). These companies are all part of the "asset management" industry.

Alliance Trust vs.

Alliance Trust (LON:ATST) and Polar Capital Technology Trust (LON:PCT) are both mid-cap financial services companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their community ranking, institutional ownership, risk, analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability, earnings, dividends and media sentiment.

Alliance Trust has higher revenue and earnings than Polar Capital Technology Trust. Alliance Trust is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Polar Capital Technology Trust, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Alliance Trust£649.98M5.32£599.67M£2.09582.47
Polar Capital Technology Trust£540M6.85£508.93M£4.01765.28

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Alliance Trust
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A
Polar Capital Technology Trust
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A

Polar Capital Technology Trust has a net margin of 94.25% compared to Alliance Trust's net margin of 92.26%. Alliance Trust's return on equity of 19.25% beat Polar Capital Technology Trust's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Alliance Trust92.26% 19.25% 11.79%
Polar Capital Technology Trust 94.25%17.53%10.78%

Alliance Trust has a beta of 0.68, suggesting that its share price is 32% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Polar Capital Technology Trust has a beta of 0.54, suggesting that its share price is 46% less volatile than the S&P 500.

6.5% of Alliance Trust shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 42.9% of Polar Capital Technology Trust shares are held by institutional investors. 2.2% of Alliance Trust shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.2% of Polar Capital Technology Trust shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Alliance Trust received 27 more outperform votes than Polar Capital Technology Trust when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 73.33% of users gave Alliance Trust an outperform vote while only 64.34% of users gave Polar Capital Technology Trust an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Alliance TrustOutperform Votes
110
73.33%
Underperform Votes
40
26.67%
Polar Capital Technology TrustOutperform Votes
83
64.34%
Underperform Votes
46
35.66%

In the previous week, Alliance Trust had 2 more articles in the media than Polar Capital Technology Trust. MarketBeat recorded 2 mentions for Alliance Trust and 0 mentions for Polar Capital Technology Trust. Alliance Trust's average media sentiment score of 1.41 beat Polar Capital Technology Trust's score of 0.00 indicating that Alliance Trust is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Overall Sentiment
Alliance Trust Positive
Polar Capital Technology Trust Neutral

Summary

Alliance Trust beats Polar Capital Technology Trust on 10 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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

MetricAlliance TrustAsset Management IndustryFinancial SectorLON Exchange
Market Cap£3.46B£732.77M£3.17B£1.41B
Dividend Yield2.12%13.29%4.62%11.82%
P/E Ratio582.47950.54481.511,690.93
Price / Sales5.3213,494.352,430.80277,453.59
Price / Cash38.0679.2347.4132.84
Price / Book1.041.771.552.71
Net Income£599.67M£45.83M£403.83M£164.50M
7 Day Performance-1.19%-0.32%-0.48%-0.09%
1 Month Performance-1.51%12.80%8.03%9.36%
1 Year Performance21.01%18.32%30.25%18.23%

Alliance Trust Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
PCT
Polar Capital Technology Trust
0 of 5 stars
GBX 3,045
-0.3%
N/A+40.5%£3.67B£540M759.352,021Positive News
UKW
Greencoat UK Wind
0 of 5 stars
GBX 139
-2.5%
N/A-7.6%£3.21B£548.27M330.95N/ANews Coverage
3IN
3i Infrastructure
0 of 5 stars
GBX 340
-1.7%
N/A+5.7%£3.14B£344M918.92N/ANews Coverage
EMG
Man Group
0.6968 of 5 stars
GBX 256.40
+0.2%
GBX 309
+20.5%
+17.8%£2.97B£1.17B1,709.331,790News Coverage
RCP
RIT Capital Partners
0 of 5 stars
GBX 1,906
-0.8%
N/A-1.5%£2.80B£-163,600,000.00-1,296.6062Positive News
ABDN
abrdn
0 of 5 stars
GBX 153.10
flat
N/A-23.3%£2.73B£1.47B-777.254,719
JGGI
JPMorgan Global Growth & Income
0 of 5 stars
GBX 561
-0.7%
N/A+19.9%£2.68B£345.48M644.83N/A
HL
Hargreaves Lansdown
0.3249 of 5 stars
GBX 932.80
+4.2%
GBX 921.20
-1.2%
+36.2%£4.42B£753.30M1,351.882,277Gap Down
High Trading Volume
STJ
St. James's Place
3.5728 of 5 stars
GBX 478
+0.2%
GBX 646.75
+35.3%
-55.5%£2.62B£19.01B-23,900.002,298
MNKS
Monks
0 of 5 stars
GBX 1,180
-0.5%
N/A+19.1%£2.56B£19.89M118,000.00N/A

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This page (LON:ATST) was last updated on 5/29/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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