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F&C Investment Trust (FCIT) Competitors

GBX 1,038.73
-3.27 (-0.31%)
(As of 07:30 AM ET)

FCIT vs. LGEN, SMT, PSH, ICP, SDRC, SDR, HL, MNG, PCT, and ATST

Should you be buying F&C Investment Trust stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of F&C Investment Trust include Legal & General Group (LGEN), Scottish Mortgage (SMT), Pershing Square (PSH), Intermediate Capital Group (ICP), Schroders (SDRC), Schroders (SDR), Hargreaves Lansdown (HL), M&G (MNG), Polar Capital Technology Trust (PCT), and Alliance Trust (ATST). These companies are all part of the "asset management" industry.

F&C Investment Trust vs.

Legal & General Group (LON:LGEN) and F&C Investment Trust (LON:FCIT) are both financial services companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their community ranking, analyst recommendations, valuation, dividends, media sentiment, risk, profitability, earnings and institutional ownership.

47.2% of Legal & General Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 49.1% of F&C Investment Trust shares are held by institutional investors. 0.9% of Legal & General Group shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.8% of F&C Investment Trust shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Legal & General Group pays an annual dividend of GBX 20 per share and has a dividend yield of 8.8%. F&C Investment Trust pays an annual dividend of GBX 15 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.4%. Legal & General Group pays out 28,571.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. F&C Investment Trust pays out 1,456.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future.

In the previous week, Legal & General Group had 2 more articles in the media than F&C Investment Trust. MarketBeat recorded 2 mentions for Legal & General Group and 0 mentions for F&C Investment Trust. Legal & General Group's average media sentiment score of 1.88 beat F&C Investment Trust's score of 0.00 indicating that F&C Investment Trust is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Overall Sentiment
Legal & General Group Neutral
F&C Investment Trust Very Positive

Legal & General Group has a beta of 1.35, suggesting that its share price is 35% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, F&C Investment Trust has a beta of 0.62, suggesting that its share price is 38% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Legal & General Group received 1232 more outperform votes than F&C Investment Trust when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 71.84% of users gave Legal & General Group an outperform vote while only 61.90% of users gave F&C Investment Trust an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Legal & General GroupOutperform Votes
1245
71.84%
Underperform Votes
488
28.16%
F&C Investment TrustOutperform Votes
13
61.90%
Underperform Votes
8
38.10%

F&C Investment Trust has a net margin of 91.19% compared to F&C Investment Trust's net margin of 3.81%. Legal & General Group's return on equity of 11.00% beat F&C Investment Trust's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Legal & General Group3.81% 8.59% 0.18%
F&C Investment Trust 91.19%11.00%6.46%

F&C Investment Trust has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Legal & General Group. F&C Investment Trust is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Legal & General Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Legal & General Group£11.99B1.13£435M£0.073,242.86
F&C Investment Trust£584.29M8.95£532.84M£1.031,011.65

Legal & General Group presently has a consensus target price of GBX 285.80, indicating a potential upside of 25.90%. Given F&C Investment Trust's higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Legal & General Group is more favorable than F&C Investment Trust.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Legal & General Group
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
5 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.83
F&C Investment Trust
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A

Summary

Legal & General Group beats F&C Investment Trust on 10 of the 19 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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

MetricF&C Investment TrustAsset Management IndustryFinancial SectorLON Exchange
Market Cap£5.23B£801.95M£3.07B£1.50B
Dividend Yield1.42%12.94%4.60%10.61%
P/E Ratio1,011.65978.94496.441,794.12
Price / Sales8.9513,852.841,781.67342,083.58
Price / Cash13.4454.4049.2125.07
Price / Book1.051.681.422.78
Net Income£532.84M£46.23M£388.42M£173.52M
7 Day Performance1.56%0.29%0.57%66.93%
1 Month Performance2.76%1.64%1.87%68.98%
1 Year Performance19.91%6.64%14.32%22.73%

F&C Investment Trust Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
LGEN
Legal & General Group
1.3219 of 5 stars
1.32 / 5 stars
GBX 227
-1.5%
GBX 285.80
+25.9%
+1.4%£13.57B£11.99B3,242.8611,956Analyst Forecast
SMT
Scottish Mortgage
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 864.60
-3.2%
N/A+28.3%£11.93B£-712,340,000.00-1,662.69N/A
PSH
Pershing Square
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 4,160
-0.5%
N/A+43.0%£7.65B£3.14B394.69N/APositive News
ICP
Intermediate Capital Group
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
N/AN/AN/A£6.24B£831.60M2,787.76579
SDRC
Schroders
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 2,165
-2.0%
N/A+0.0%£6.12B£3.14B1,071.785,750News Coverage
High Trading Volume
SDR
Schroders
0.3452 of 5 stars
0.35 / 5 stars
GBX 376.80
-0.6%
GBX 432
+14.6%
-13.9%£6.07B£2.99B1,570.006,438Gap Up
HL
Hargreaves Lansdown
1.1636 of 5 stars
1.16 / 5 stars
GBX 1,091
-0.3%
GBX 1,048.20
-3.9%
+30.3%£5.17B£753.30M1,581.162,277Analyst Forecast
Positive News
High Trading Volume
MNG
M&G
0.2724 of 5 stars
0.27 / 5 stars
GBX 206.80
+0.3%
GBX 224.17
+8.4%
+9.5%£4.92B£6.28B1,723.336,101
PCT
Polar Capital Technology Trust
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 3,235
-4.9%
N/A+45.1%£3.90B£540M806.732,021Positive News
ATST
Alliance Trust
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 1,218
-1.0%
N/A+20.4%£3.46B£649.98M582.783News Coverage
Positive News

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This page (LON:FCIT) was last updated on 7/18/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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