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S&P 500   5,137.08
DOW   39,087.38
QQQ   445.61
Latest freight railroad layoffs and Wall Street pressure renew concerns about safety and service
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
How major US stock indexes fared Friday, 3/1/2024
Brazil's economy grows 2.9% in Lula's 1st year, beating expectations
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Question of whether Nebraska public money can go to private schools still set for November ballot
A US appeals court ruling could allow mine development on Oak Flat, land sacred to Apaches
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Peace, music and memories: As the 1960s fade, historians scramble to capture Woodstock's voices
Georgia's largest county is still repairing damage from January cyberattack
S&P 500   5,137.08
DOW   39,087.38
QQQ   445.61
Latest freight railroad layoffs and Wall Street pressure renew concerns about safety and service
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
How major US stock indexes fared Friday, 3/1/2024
Brazil's economy grows 2.9% in Lula's 1st year, beating expectations
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Question of whether Nebraska public money can go to private schools still set for November ballot
A US appeals court ruling could allow mine development on Oak Flat, land sacred to Apaches
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Peace, music and memories: As the 1960s fade, historians scramble to capture Woodstock's voices
Georgia's largest county is still repairing damage from January cyberattack
S&P 500   5,137.08
DOW   39,087.38
QQQ   445.61
Latest freight railroad layoffs and Wall Street pressure renew concerns about safety and service
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
How major US stock indexes fared Friday, 3/1/2024
Brazil's economy grows 2.9% in Lula's 1st year, beating expectations
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Question of whether Nebraska public money can go to private schools still set for November ballot
A US appeals court ruling could allow mine development on Oak Flat, land sacred to Apaches
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Peace, music and memories: As the 1960s fade, historians scramble to capture Woodstock's voices
Georgia's largest county is still repairing damage from January cyberattack

WhiteHorse Finance (WHF) Competitors

$12.41
-0.04 (-0.32%)
(As of 03/1/2024 ET)

WHF vs. HRZN, SLRC, NCA, PMM, RFI, RCS, ASG, MIN, MHN, and MMT

Should you be buying WhiteHorse Finance stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of WhiteHorse Finance include Horizon Technology Finance (HRZN), SLR Investment (SLRC), Nuveen California Municipal Value Fund (NCA), Putnam Managed Municipal Income Trust (PMM), Cohen & Steers Total Return Realty Fund (RFI), PIMCO Strategic Income Fund (RCS), Liberty All-Star Growth Fund (ASG), MFS Intermediate Income Trust (MIN), BlackRock MuniHoldings New York Quality Fund (MHN), and MFS Multimarket Income Trust (MMT). These companies are all part of the "investment offices, not elsewhere classified" industry.

WhiteHorse Finance vs.

WhiteHorse Finance (NASDAQ:WHF) and Horizon Technology Finance (NASDAQ:HRZN) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, institutional ownership, valuation, dividends, media sentiment, community ranking and earnings.

WhiteHorse Finance pays an annual dividend of $1.54 per share and has a dividend yield of 12.4%. Horizon Technology Finance pays an annual dividend of $1.32 per share and has a dividend yield of 11.1%. WhiteHorse Finance pays out 175.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Horizon Technology Finance pays out -269.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

WhiteHorse Finance currently has a consensus target price of $13.05, suggesting a potential upside of 5.16%. Horizon Technology Finance has a consensus target price of $10.88, suggesting a potential downside of 8.61%. Given WhiteHorse Finance's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe WhiteHorse Finance is more favorable than Horizon Technology Finance.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
WhiteHorse Finance
1 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.20
Horizon Technology Finance
2 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
1.50

WhiteHorse Finance has a beta of 1.28, suggesting that its stock price is 28% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Horizon Technology Finance has a beta of 1.22, suggesting that its stock price is 22% more volatile than the S&P 500.

WhiteHorse Finance has a net margin of 19.77% compared to Horizon Technology Finance's net margin of -15.14%. Horizon Technology Finance's return on equity of 18.24% beat WhiteHorse Finance's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
WhiteHorse Finance19.77% 13.11% 5.57%
Horizon Technology Finance -15.14%18.24%7.77%

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
WhiteHorse Finance$103.26M2.79$15.68M$0.8814.10
Horizon Technology Finance$113.47M3.50$21.15M-$0.49-24.29

12.3% of WhiteHorse Finance shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 5.1% of Horizon Technology Finance shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.3% of WhiteHorse Finance shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.5% of Horizon Technology Finance shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

WhiteHorse Finance received 32 more outperform votes than Horizon Technology Finance when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 61.48% of users gave WhiteHorse Finance an outperform vote while only 54.62% of users gave Horizon Technology Finance an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
WhiteHorse FinanceOutperform Votes
316
61.48%
Underperform Votes
198
38.52%
Horizon Technology FinanceOutperform Votes
284
54.62%
Underperform Votes
236
45.38%

In the previous week, Horizon Technology Finance had 13 more articles in the media than WhiteHorse Finance. MarketBeat recorded 28 mentions for Horizon Technology Finance and 15 mentions for WhiteHorse Finance. WhiteHorse Finance's average media sentiment score of 0.52 beat Horizon Technology Finance's score of 0.02 indicating that WhiteHorse Finance is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
WhiteHorse Finance
2 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
4 Neutral mention(s)
2 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Horizon Technology Finance
7 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
10 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

Summary

WhiteHorse Finance beats Horizon Technology Finance on 13 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.


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Media Sentiment Over Time

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WHF vs. The Competition

MetricWhiteHorse FinanceInvestment offices IndustryFinance SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$288.41M$6.93B$8.40B$7.62B
Dividend Yield12.37%6.24%10.31%3.87%
P/E Ratio14.101.7155.1614.62
Price / Sales2.7922.903,503.1080.43
Price / Cash9.227.0728.8955.35
Price / Book0.870.972.664.54
Net Income$15.68M$20.27M$800.68M$211.55M
7 Day Performance-2.21%0.18%0.28%3.36%
1 Month Performance-1.43%0.88%0.80%6.68%
1 Year Performance-5.12%2.13%11.03%8.85%

WhiteHorse Finance Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
HRZN
Horizon Technology Finance
0.2455 of 5 stars
$13.09
-0.5%
$11.38
-13.1%
-0.3%$436.29M$79.19M-654.17N/ADividend Increase
Analyst Report
Short Interest ↑
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
SLRC
SLR Investment
0.9128 of 5 stars
$14.98
-0.2%
$14.00
-6.5%
-1.7%$817.31M$177.51M11.26N/ADividend Announcement
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
NCA
Nuveen California Municipal Value Fund
0 of 5 stars
$8.87
-0.1%
N/A+1.5%$293.69MN/A0.00N/A
PMM
Putnam Managed Municipal Income Trust
0 of 5 stars
$6.20
+0.5%
N/A-9.1%$302.25MN/A0.00N/AShort Interest ↓
Positive News
RFI
Cohen & Steers Total Return Realty Fund
0 of 5 stars
$11.64
-0.5%
N/A-9.0%$308.23MN/A0.00N/AShort Interest ↓
RCS
PIMCO Strategic Income Fund
0 of 5 stars
$6.17
-0.5%
N/A+8.4%$280.18MN/A0.00N/A
ASG
Liberty All-Star Growth Fund
0 of 5 stars
$5.33
-0.9%
N/A+4.4%$310.42MN/A0.00N/AShort Interest ↓
News Coverage
Positive News
MIN
MFS Intermediate Income Trust
0 of 5 stars
$2.76
+0.7%
N/A-3.9%$315.22MN/A0.00N/AShort Interest ↓
MHN
BlackRock MuniHoldings New York Quality Fund
0 of 5 stars
$10.55
+0.4%
N/A+4.3%$323.42MN/A0.00N/AShort Interest ↓
News Coverage
Positive News
MMT
MFS Multimarket Income Trust
0 of 5 stars
$4.59
flat
N/A+2.0%$265.26MN/A0.00N/ANews Coverage

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This page (NASDAQ:WHF) was last updated on 3/2/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff