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The Global Smaller Companies Trust (GSCT) Competitors

GBX 164.80
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GSCT vs. UKW, STJ, 3IN, ABDN, EMG, JGGI, RCP, HICL, TRIG, and MNKS

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

The Global Smaller Companies Trust vs.

Greencoat UK Wind (LON:UKW) and The Global Smaller Companies Trust (LON:GSCT) are both financial services companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, community ranking, valuation, analyst recommendations, media sentiment, risk, earnings and profitability.

In the previous week, Greencoat UK Wind had 2 more articles in the media than The Global Smaller Companies Trust. MarketBeat recorded 3 mentions for Greencoat UK Wind and 1 mentions for The Global Smaller Companies Trust. Greencoat UK Wind's average media sentiment score of 1.66 beat The Global Smaller Companies Trust's score of 0.71 indicating that The Global Smaller Companies Trust is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Greencoat UK Wind
0 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
The Global Smaller Companies Trust
1 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Very Positive

60.4% of Greencoat UK Wind shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 68.9% of The Global Smaller Companies Trust shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.6% of Greencoat UK Wind shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 4.5% of The Global Smaller Companies Trust shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Greencoat UK Wind has higher revenue and earnings than The Global Smaller Companies Trust. The Global Smaller Companies Trust is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Greencoat UK Wind, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Greencoat UK Wind£234.38M13.64£126.19M£0.42332.38
The Global Smaller Companies Trust-£19.63M-42.30-£28.39M-£0.06-2,746.67

Greencoat UK Wind has a net margin of 53.84% compared to Greencoat UK Wind's net margin of 0.00%. The Global Smaller Companies Trust's return on equity of 3.29% beat Greencoat UK Wind's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Greencoat UK Wind53.84% 3.29% 2.29%
The Global Smaller Companies Trust N/A -3.48%-1.80%

Greencoat UK Wind has a beta of 0.24, suggesting that its stock price is 76% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, The Global Smaller Companies Trust has a beta of 1.01, suggesting that its stock price is 1% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Greencoat UK Wind
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A
The Global Smaller Companies Trust
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A

Greencoat UK Wind received 181 more outperform votes than The Global Smaller Companies Trust when rated by MarketBeat users.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Greencoat UK WindOutperform Votes
181
73.28%
Underperform Votes
66
26.72%
The Global Smaller Companies TrustN/AN/A

Greencoat UK Wind pays an annual dividend of GBX 10 per share and has a dividend yield of 7.2%. The Global Smaller Companies Trust pays an annual dividend of GBX 2 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%. Greencoat UK Wind pays out 2,381.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. The Global Smaller Companies Trust pays out -3,333.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Summary

Greencoat UK Wind beats The Global Smaller Companies Trust on 11 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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

MetricThe Global Smaller Companies TrustAsset Management IndustryFinancial SectorLON Exchange
Market Cap£830.44M£756.16M£2.99B£1.42B
Dividend Yield1.54%13.38%4.65%11.81%
P/E Ratio-2,746.67969.94499.611,713.01
Price / Sales-42.3013,537.412,281.27284,334.95
Price / Cash60.3379.7948.2433.02
Price / Book1.101.751.502.74
Net Income-£28.39M£45.89M£379.54M£165.19M
7 Day Performance-0.24%-0.59%-0.09%-0.40%
1 Month Performance1.85%0.85%1.65%64.03%
1 Year Performance14.44%5.22%13.66%84.24%

The Global Smaller Companies Trust Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
UKW
Greencoat UK Wind
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 141.69
-0.1%
N/A-2.3%£3.24B£234.38M337.35N/ADividend Announcement
News Coverage
STJ
St. James's Place
1.3633 of 5 stars
1.36 / 5 stars
GBX 569
-0.5%
GBX 646.75
+13.7%
-50.9%£3.12B£19.01B-28,450.002,298News Coverage
3IN
3i Infrastructure
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 331.90
+0.3%
N/A+7.2%£3.06B£344M897.03N/A
ABDN
abrdn
0.3289 of 5 stars
0.33 / 5 stars
GBX 166.70
-0.6%
GBX 155
-7.0%
-29.0%£2.97B£1.47B-777.254,719News Coverage
EMG
Man Group
1.7538 of 5 stars
1.75 / 5 stars
GBX 254.40
-0.9%
GBX 316.75
+24.5%
+8.1%£2.95B£1.17B1,696.001,790News Coverage
JGGI
JPMorgan Global Growth & Income
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 566
+0.2%
N/A+20.3%£2.70B£345.48M650.57N/A
RCP
RIT Capital Partners
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 1,864.34
+0.1%
N/A-3.5%£2.69B£142.40M4,237.1362
HICL
HICL Infrastructure
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 127.21
+0.0%
N/A-6.2%£2.58B£73.10M1,272.12N/ADividend Cut
TRIG
The Renewables Infrastructure Group
2.909 of 5 stars
2.91 / 5 stars
GBX 102.08
+0.1%
GBX 135
+32.3%
-14.9%£2.54B£-24,200,000.00463.99N/ANews Coverage
MNKS
Monks
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 1,163.27
+0.3%
N/A+16.8%£2.52B£19.89M116,327.00N/ANews Coverage

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This page (LON:GSCT) was last updated on 7/24/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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