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Ruffer Investment (RICA) Competitors

GBX 272
+1.50 (+0.55%)
(As of 11:49 AM ET)

RICA vs. PCT, ATST, UKW, 3IN, STJ, EMG, JGGI, RCP, HICL, and ABDN

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

Ruffer Investment vs.

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

Polar Capital Technology Trust has a net margin of 94.25% compared to Polar Capital Technology Trust's net margin of 0.00%. Ruffer Investment's return on equity of 17.53% beat Polar Capital Technology Trust's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Polar Capital Technology Trust94.25% 17.53% 10.78%
Ruffer Investment N/A -6.70%-5.38%

Ruffer Investment received 14 more outperform votes than Polar Capital Technology Trust when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 64.34% of users gave Polar Capital Technology Trust an outperform vote while only 63.82% of users gave Ruffer Investment an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Polar Capital Technology TrustOutperform Votes
83
64.34%
Underperform Votes
46
35.66%
Ruffer InvestmentOutperform Votes
97
63.82%
Underperform Votes
55
36.18%

In the previous week, Polar Capital Technology Trust had 2 more articles in the media than Ruffer Investment. MarketBeat recorded 2 mentions for Polar Capital Technology Trust and 0 mentions for Ruffer Investment. Ruffer Investment's average media sentiment score of 1.08 beat Polar Capital Technology Trust's score of 0.00 indicating that Polar Capital Technology Trust is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Overall Sentiment
Polar Capital Technology Trust Positive
Ruffer Investment Neutral

42.9% of Polar Capital Technology Trust shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 41.6% of Ruffer Investment shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.2% of Polar Capital Technology Trust shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.2% of Ruffer Investment shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Polar Capital Technology Trust has higher revenue and earnings than Ruffer Investment. Ruffer Investment 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
Polar Capital Technology Trust£540M7.44£508.93M£4.01831.30
Ruffer Investment-£83.82M-11.78-£74.33M-£0.21-1,286.69

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Polar Capital Technology Trust
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A
Ruffer Investment
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 beta of 0.54, indicating that its share price is 46% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Ruffer Investment has a beta of 0.24, indicating that its share price is 76% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Polar Capital Technology Trust beats Ruffer Investment on 14 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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

MetricRuffer InvestmentAsset Management IndustryFinancial SectorLON Exchange
Market Cap£987.30M£725.65M£2.87B£1.39B
Dividend Yield1.33%13.40%4.63%11.82%
P/E Ratio-1,286.69945.86482.251,673.45
Price / Sales-11.7813,435.222,367.00281,800.76
Price / Cash10.9979.2048.0832.84
Price / Book0.941.741.512.71
Net Income-£74.33M£45.89M£378.48M£165.77M
7 Day Performance-0.11%0.16%0.55%2.30%
1 Month Performance-1.39%-0.15%0.40%9.62%
1 Year Performance-6.50%6.00%15.93%18.38%

Ruffer Investment Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
PCT
Polar Capital Technology Trust
0 of 5 stars
GBX 3,265
+0.5%
N/A+45.7%£3.94B£540M814.212,021News Coverage
ATST
Alliance Trust
0 of 5 stars
GBX 1,186
flat
N/A+17.6%£3.37B£649.98M567.463
UKW
Greencoat UK Wind
0 of 5 stars
GBX 134.50
+0.9%
N/A-6.0%£3.08B£234.38M320.24N/A
3IN
3i Infrastructure
0 of 5 stars
GBX 325.50
+2.2%
N/A+7.3%£3.00B£344M879.73N/A
STJ
St. James's Place
1.3697 of 5 stars
GBX 520
-0.6%
GBX 646.75
+24.4%
-52.9%£2.85B£19.01B-26,000.002,298
EMG
Man Group
1.292 of 5 stars
GBX 245.40
-1.2%
GBX 314.33
+28.1%
+10.2%£2.85B£1.17B1,636.001,790
JGGI
JPMorgan Global Growth & Income
0 of 5 stars
GBX 569
+2.3%
N/A+22.2%£2.71B£345.48M654.02N/APositive News
RCP
RIT Capital Partners
0 of 5 stars
GBX 1,770
-0.4%
N/A-5.6%£2.56B£142.40M4,022.7362
HICL
HICL Infrastructure
0 of 5 stars
GBX 125.60
+1.8%
N/A-7.4%£2.55B£73.10M1,256.00N/APositive News
ABDN
abrdn
0.2426 of 5 stars
GBX 143.15
-0.7%
GBX 155
+8.3%
-32.6%£2.55B£1.47B-777.254,719Insider Selling

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This page (LON:RICA) was last updated on 6/18/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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