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Brunner (BUT) Competitors

GBX 1,308
-7.00 (-0.53%)
(As of 07:05 AM ET)

BUT vs. HGT, CTY, WWH, CLDN, HVPE, MRC, JAM, TEM, PNL, and BPT

Should you be buying Brunner stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Brunner include HgCapital Trust (HGT), City of London (CTY), Worldwide Healthcare (WWH), Caledonia Investments (CLDN), HarbourVest Global Private Equity (HVPE), The Mercantile Investment Trust (MRC), JPMorgan American (JAM), Templeton Emerging Markets Investment Trust (TEM), Personal Assets (PNL), and Bridgepoint Group (BPT). These companies are all part of the "asset management" industry.

Brunner vs.

Brunner (LON:BUT) and HgCapital Trust (LON:HGT) are both financial services companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their community ranking, media sentiment, risk, institutional ownership, valuation, profitability, dividends, earnings and analyst recommendations.

17.0% of Brunner shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 41.0% of HgCapital Trust shares are owned by institutional investors. 30.3% of Brunner shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 5.2% of HgCapital Trust shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Brunner pays an annual dividend of GBX 23 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.8%. HgCapital Trust pays an annual dividend of GBX 7 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.4%. Brunner pays out 2,421.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. HgCapital Trust pays out 1,400.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future.

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Brunner£46.67M11.96£40.63M£0.951,376.84
HgCapital Trust£255.96M8.65£230.52M£0.50967.48

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Brunner
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A
HgCapital Trust
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A

In the previous week, HgCapital Trust had 3 more articles in the media than Brunner. MarketBeat recorded 3 mentions for HgCapital Trust and 0 mentions for Brunner. HgCapital Trust's average media sentiment score of 1.67 beat Brunner's score of 1.05 indicating that HgCapital Trust is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Overall Sentiment
Brunner Positive
HgCapital Trust Very Positive

Brunner received 6 more outperform votes than HgCapital Trust when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 66.29% of users gave Brunner an outperform vote while only 62.15% of users gave HgCapital Trust an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
BrunnerOutperform Votes
116
66.29%
Underperform Votes
59
33.71%
HgCapital TrustOutperform Votes
110
62.15%
Underperform Votes
67
37.85%

HgCapital Trust has a net margin of 90.06% compared to Brunner's net margin of 87.05%. HgCapital Trust's return on equity of 10.52% beat Brunner's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Brunner87.05% 7.93% 4.94%
HgCapital Trust 90.06%10.52%6.88%

Brunner has a beta of 0.68, indicating that its stock price is 32% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, HgCapital Trust has a beta of 0.43, indicating that its stock price is 57% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

HgCapital Trust beats Brunner on 9 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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

MetricBrunnerAsset Management IndustryFinancial SectorLON Exchange
Market Cap£558.39M£730.80M£2.87B£1.40B
Dividend Yield1.69%13.34%4.63%11.82%
P/E Ratio1,376.84960.03486.711,680.45
Price / Sales11.9613,541.842,273.48269,927.52
Price / Cash110.5779.6448.1632.84
Price / Book1.061.751.522.71
Net Income£40.63M£45.97M£378.86M£165.85M
7 Day Performance1.79%0.16%0.30%2.12%
1 Month Performance-2.39%-0.34%0.09%6.30%
1 Year Performance25.77%5.88%16.05%19.22%

Brunner Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
HGT
HgCapital Trust
0 of 5 stars
GBX 473
-0.7%
N/A+31.6%£2.17B£255.96M946.00N/AInsider Buying
Positive News
CTY
City of London
0 of 5 stars
GBX 413.50
-0.1%
N/A+4.7%£2.06B£140.56M1,654.00N/ADividend Announcement
Positive News
WWH
Worldwide Healthcare
0 of 5 stars
GBX 357
+1.1%
N/A-88.9%£1.92B£-56,290,000.00-2,380.00N/A
CLDN
Caledonia Investments
0 of 5 stars
GBX 3,390
+0.6%
N/A+6.9%£1.84B£167.60M1,480.3574
HVPE
HarbourVest Global Private Equity
0 of 5 stars
GBX 2,385
-1.0%
N/A+21.7%£1.84B£171.22M-3,613.64N/ANews Coverage
MRC
The Mercantile Investment Trust
0 of 5 stars
GBX 231.50
-0.2%
N/A+16.8%£1.80B£97.69M2,315.002,600Positive News
JAM
JPMorgan American
0 of 5 stars
GBX 975
+1.0%
N/A+34.4%£1.78B£191.56M984.85N/A
TEM
Templeton Emerging Markets Investment Trust
0 of 5 stars
GBX 158.60
+0.6%
N/A+6.3%£1.76B£200.31M1,132.86N/APositive News
PNL
Personal Assets
0 of 5 stars
GBX 487.50
+0.5%
N/A+4.2%£1.69B£-3,020,000.009,750.00N/ADividend Increase
News Coverage
Positive News
BPT
Bridgepoint Group
0.6544 of 5 stars
GBX 210.20
+0.2%
GBX 249.50
+18.7%
+10.4%£1.67B£321.60M2,335.56391

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This page (LON:BUT) was last updated on 6/21/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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