NYSE:GAB

The Gabelli Equity Trust Competitors

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MA: $6.87
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Volume808 shs
Average Volume594,734 shs
Market Capitalization$1.82 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield8.57%
Beta1.09

Competitors

The Gabelli Equity Trust (NYSE:GAB) Vs. DNP, NUV, ADX, PTY, HTGC, and GSBD

Should you be buying GAB stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the industry of "investment offices, not elsewhere classified" are considered alternatives and competitors to The Gabelli Equity Trust, including DNP Select Income Fund (DNP), Nuveen Municipal Value Fund (NUV), Adams Diversified Equity Fund (ADX), PIMCO Corporate & Income Opportunity Fund (PTY), Hercules Capital (HTGC), and Goldman Sachs BDC (GSBD).

DNP Select Income Fund (NYSE:DNP) and The Gabelli Equity Trust (NYSE:GAB) are both finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, valuation, risk and earnings.

Risk and Volatility

DNP Select Income Fund has a beta of 0.52, indicating that its stock price is 48% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, The Gabelli Equity Trust has a beta of 1.09, indicating that its stock price is 9% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for DNP Select Income Fund and The Gabelli Equity Trust, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
DNP Select Income Fund0000N/A
The Gabelli Equity Trust0000N/A

Dividends

DNP Select Income Fund pays an annual dividend of $0.78 per share and has a dividend yield of 7.6%. The Gabelli Equity Trust pays an annual dividend of $0.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 8.6%. DNP Select Income Fund has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and The Gabelli Equity Trust has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares DNP Select Income Fund and The Gabelli Equity Trust's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
DNP Select Income FundN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
The Gabelli Equity TrustN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A

Insider and Institutional Ownership

5.7% of DNP Select Income Fund shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 5.6% of The Gabelli Equity Trust shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.1% of DNP Select Income Fund shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of The Gabelli Equity Trust shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares DNP Select Income Fund and The Gabelli Equity Trust's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
DNP Select Income FundN/AN/AN/A
The Gabelli Equity TrustN/AN/AN/A

Summary

The Gabelli Equity Trust beats DNP Select Income Fund on 3 of the 4 factors compared between the two stocks.

Nuveen Municipal Value Fund (NYSE:NUV) and The Gabelli Equity Trust (NYSE:GAB) are both finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership, earnings and risk.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Nuveen Municipal Value Fund and The Gabelli Equity Trust's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Nuveen Municipal Value FundN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
The Gabelli Equity TrustN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A

Volatility and Risk

Nuveen Municipal Value Fund has a beta of 0.17, suggesting that its stock price is 83% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, The Gabelli Equity Trust has a beta of 1.09, suggesting that its stock price is 9% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Nuveen Municipal Value Fund and The Gabelli Equity Trust's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Nuveen Municipal Value FundN/AN/AN/A
The Gabelli Equity TrustN/AN/AN/A

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations for Nuveen Municipal Value Fund and The Gabelli Equity Trust, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Nuveen Municipal Value Fund0000N/A
The Gabelli Equity Trust0000N/A

Institutional & Insider Ownership

12.7% of Nuveen Municipal Value Fund shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 5.6% of The Gabelli Equity Trust shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.0% of Nuveen Municipal Value Fund shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of The Gabelli Equity Trust shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Dividends

Nuveen Municipal Value Fund pays an annual dividend of $0.37 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.3%. The Gabelli Equity Trust pays an annual dividend of $0.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 8.6%. Nuveen Municipal Value Fund has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and The Gabelli Equity Trust has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Summary

The Gabelli Equity Trust beats Nuveen Municipal Value Fund on 2 of the 3 factors compared between the two stocks.

The Gabelli Equity Trust (NYSE:GAB) and Adams Diversified Equity Fund (NYSE:ADX) are both finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations, dividends, risk, institutional ownership and earnings.

Dividends

The Gabelli Equity Trust pays an annual dividend of $0.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 8.6%. Adams Diversified Equity Fund pays an annual dividend of $1.03 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.4%. The Gabelli Equity Trust has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Adams Diversified Equity Fund has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

5.6% of The Gabelli Equity Trust shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 14.9% of Adams Diversified Equity Fund shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.0% of The Gabelli Equity Trust shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.2% of Adams Diversified Equity Fund shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares The Gabelli Equity Trust and Adams Diversified Equity Fund's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
The Gabelli Equity TrustN/AN/AN/A
Adams Diversified Equity FundN/AN/AN/A

Risk and Volatility

The Gabelli Equity Trust has a beta of 1.09, meaning that its stock price is 9% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Adams Diversified Equity Fund has a beta of 1.06, meaning that its stock price is 6% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for The Gabelli Equity Trust and Adams Diversified Equity Fund, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
The Gabelli Equity Trust0000N/A
Adams Diversified Equity Fund0000N/A

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares The Gabelli Equity Trust and Adams Diversified Equity Fund's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
The Gabelli Equity TrustN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Adams Diversified Equity FundN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A

Summary

The Gabelli Equity Trust beats Adams Diversified Equity Fund on 3 of the 4 factors compared between the two stocks.

PIMCO Corporate & Income Opportunity Fund (NYSE:PTY) and The Gabelli Equity Trust (NYSE:GAB) are both finance companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation and profitability.

Profitability

This table compares PIMCO Corporate & Income Opportunity Fund and The Gabelli Equity Trust's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
PIMCO Corporate & Income Opportunity FundN/AN/AN/A
The Gabelli Equity TrustN/AN/AN/A

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares PIMCO Corporate & Income Opportunity Fund and The Gabelli Equity Trust's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
PIMCO Corporate & Income Opportunity FundN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
The Gabelli Equity TrustN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A

Insider and Institutional Ownership

6.9% of PIMCO Corporate & Income Opportunity Fund shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 5.6% of The Gabelli Equity Trust shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.0% of The Gabelli Equity Trust shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for PIMCO Corporate & Income Opportunity Fund and The Gabelli Equity Trust, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
PIMCO Corporate & Income Opportunity Fund0000N/A
The Gabelli Equity Trust0000N/A

Risk and Volatility

PIMCO Corporate & Income Opportunity Fund has a beta of 0.76, indicating that its stock price is 24% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, The Gabelli Equity Trust has a beta of 1.09, indicating that its stock price is 9% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

PIMCO Corporate & Income Opportunity Fund pays an annual dividend of $1.56 per share and has a dividend yield of 8.3%. The Gabelli Equity Trust pays an annual dividend of $0.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 8.6%. PIMCO Corporate & Income Opportunity Fund has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and The Gabelli Equity Trust has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Summary

The Gabelli Equity Trust beats PIMCO Corporate & Income Opportunity Fund on 3 of the 4 factors compared between the two stocks.

The Gabelli Equity Trust (NYSE:GAB) and Hercules Capital (NYSE:HTGC) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, profitability, institutional ownership, risk, analyst recommendations and earnings.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings for The Gabelli Equity Trust and Hercules Capital, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
The Gabelli Equity Trust0000N/A
Hercules Capital00803.00

Hercules Capital has a consensus target price of $13.8438, indicating a potential downside of 18.85%. Given Hercules Capital's higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Hercules Capital is more favorable than The Gabelli Equity Trust.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

5.6% of The Gabelli Equity Trust shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 28.9% of Hercules Capital shares are held by institutional investors. 1.0% of The Gabelli Equity Trust shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 3.3% of Hercules Capital shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Risk and Volatility

The Gabelli Equity Trust has a beta of 1.09, meaning that its stock price is 9% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Hercules Capital has a beta of 1.57, meaning that its stock price is 57% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares The Gabelli Equity Trust and Hercules Capital's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
The Gabelli Equity TrustN/AN/AN/A
Hercules Capital42.72%13.58%6.31%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares The Gabelli Equity Trust and Hercules Capital's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
The Gabelli Equity TrustN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Hercules Capital$267.87 million7.27$173.60 million$1.4111.97

Hercules Capital has higher revenue and earnings than The Gabelli Equity Trust.

Dividends

The Gabelli Equity Trust pays an annual dividend of $0.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 8.6%. Hercules Capital pays an annual dividend of $1.28 per share and has a dividend yield of 7.6%. Hercules Capital pays out 90.8% 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 Gabelli Equity Trust has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Hercules Capital has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Summary

Hercules Capital beats The Gabelli Equity Trust on 9 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

Goldman Sachs BDC (NYSE:GSBD) and The Gabelli Equity Trust (NYSE:GAB) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings, profitability and risk.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

13.8% of Goldman Sachs BDC shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 5.6% of The Gabelli Equity Trust shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.3% of Goldman Sachs BDC shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of The Gabelli Equity Trust shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Goldman Sachs BDC and The Gabelli Equity Trust's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Goldman Sachs BDC$147.26 million13.29$36.15 million$1.989.73
The Gabelli Equity TrustN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A

Goldman Sachs BDC has higher revenue and earnings than The Gabelli Equity Trust.

Profitability

This table compares Goldman Sachs BDC and The Gabelli Equity Trust's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Goldman Sachs BDC9.56%11.79%4.83%
The Gabelli Equity TrustN/AN/AN/A

Risk & Volatility

Goldman Sachs BDC has a beta of 1.42, indicating that its share price is 42% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, The Gabelli Equity Trust has a beta of 1.09, indicating that its share price is 9% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Goldman Sachs BDC and The Gabelli Equity Trust, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Goldman Sachs BDC02102.33
The Gabelli Equity Trust0000N/A

Goldman Sachs BDC currently has a consensus price target of $15.9167, indicating a potential downside of 17.66%. Given Goldman Sachs BDC's higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Goldman Sachs BDC is more favorable than The Gabelli Equity Trust.

Dividends

Goldman Sachs BDC pays an annual dividend of $1.80 per share and has a dividend yield of 9.3%. The Gabelli Equity Trust pays an annual dividend of $0.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 8.6%. Goldman Sachs BDC pays out 90.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Goldman Sachs BDC has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and The Gabelli Equity Trust has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Summary

Goldman Sachs BDC beats The Gabelli Equity Trust on 9 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.


The Gabelli Equity Trust Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
DNP Select Income Fund logo
DNP
DNP Select Income Fund
1.2$10.21-0.5%$3.14 billionN/A0.00
NUV
Nuveen Municipal Value Fund
0.7$11.08-0.2%$2.30 billionN/A0.00
ADX
Adams Diversified Equity Fund
0.7$19.01-0.6%$2.12 billionN/A0.00Upcoming Earnings
Dividend Increase
News Coverage
PTY
PIMCO Corporate & Income Opportunity Fund
0.8$18.85-0.1%$2.00 billionN/A0.00
Hercules Capital logo
HTGC
Hercules Capital
1.5$16.88-1.1%$1.97 billion$267.87 million15.63
Goldman Sachs BDC logo
GSBD
Goldman Sachs BDC
1.5$19.27-0.3%$1.96 billion$147.26 million64.23Analyst Upgrade
RVT
Royce Value Trust
1.0$18.44-1.3%$1.88 billionN/A0.00
Liberty All-Star Equity Fund logo
USA
Liberty All-Star Equity Fund
1.2$8.48-1.7%$1.83 billionN/A0.00Dividend Increase
Liberty All-Star Equity Fund logo
USA
Liberty All-Star Equity Fund
0.9$8.48-1.7%$1.83 billionN/A0.00Dividend Increase
Tri-Continental logo
TY
Tri-Continental
0.9$33.48-0.6%$1.80 billionN/A0.00
Tortoise Energy Infrastructure logo
TYG
Tortoise Energy Infrastructure
0.7$25.03-0.9%$1.36 billionN/A0.00
BIF
Boulder Growth & Income Fund
0.8$13.18-0.3%$1.30 billionN/A0.00
QQQX
Nuveen Nasdaq 100 Dynamic Overwrite Fund
0.3$28.28-0.7%$1.18 billionN/A0.00
HQH
Tekla Healthcare Investors
0.8$24.89-0.4%$1.11 billionN/A0.00
AllianceBernstein Global High Income Fund logo
AWF
AllianceBernstein Global High Income Fund
0.8$11.95-0.2%$1.03 billionN/A0.00
General American Investors logo
GAM
General American Investors
0.8$41.63-0.0%$1.02 billionN/A0.00
MYI
BlackRock MuniYield Quality Fund III
0.8$14.33-0.1%$977.95 millionN/A0.00
Apollo Investment logo
AINV
Apollo Investment
1.2$14.05-1.4%$929.94 million$276.92 million-8.46Decrease in Short Interest
PHK
PIMCO High Income Fund
0.9$6.90-0.1%$912.90 millionN/A0.00
VMO
Invesco Municipal Opportunity Trust
0.9$13.45-0.2%$906.66 millionN/A0.00
SLR Investment logo
SLRC
SLR Investment
1.9$18.51-0.3%$784.35 million$154.71 million-154.25
TDF
Templeton Dragon Fund
1.0$22.52-0.1%$762.28 millionN/A0.00
VGM
Invesco Trust for Investment Grade Municipals
1.0$13.84-0.1%$749.93 millionN/A0.00
VKQ
Invesco Municipal Trust
0.8$13.33-0.0%$737.42 millionN/A0.00Increase in Short Interest
News Coverage
GIM
Templeton Global Income Fund
1.1$5.43-0.7%$723.04 millionN/A0.00
BTO
John Hancock Financial Opportunities Fund
1.2$38.51-1.4%$722.10 millionN/A0.00
MYD
BlackRock MuniYield Fund
0.9$14.73-0.0%$691.13 millionN/A0.00
Invesco California Value Municipal Income Trust logo
VCV
Invesco California Value Municipal Income Trust
0.8$13.12-0.5%$628.05 millionN/A0.00
MUC
BlackRock MuniHoldings California Quality Fund
0.3$15.13-0.1%$620.36 millionN/A0.00
MVF
BlackRock MuniVest Fund
0.3$9.44-0.0%$611.77 millionN/A0.00
MMU
Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund
0.9$13.26-0.0%$575.06 millionN/A0.00
EVN
Eaton Vance Municipal Income Trust
0.8$13.90-0.1%$550.98 millionN/A0.00
IFN
The India Fund
0.8$20.05-2.0%$550.58 millionN/A0.00Decrease in Short Interest
News Coverage
MFL
BlackRock MuniHoldings Investment Quality Fund
0.7$14.49-0.1%$549.11 millionN/A0.00
MUA
BlackRock MuniAssets Fund
0.9$15.03-0.8%$545.66 millionN/A0.00
BlackRock MuniYield New York Quality Fund logo
MYN
BlackRock MuniYield New York Quality Fund
0.9$13.73-0.1%$543.13 millionN/A0.00
NQP
Nuveen Pennsylvania Quality Municipal Income Fund
0.8$14.41-0.1%$538.69 millionN/A0.00
LEO
BNY Mellon Strategic Municipals
0.7$8.65-0.1%$537.41 millionN/A0.00
BBH
VanEck Vectors Biotech ETF
0.5$181.31-1.3%$518.26 millionN/A0.00
MCA
BlackRock MuniYield California Quality Fund
0.8$14.95-0.3%$516.09 millionN/A0.00
DSU
BlackRock Debt Strategies Fund
0.8$10.97-0.2%$514.53 millionN/A0.00Increase in Short Interest
News Coverage
RMT
Royce Micro-Cap Trust
1.2$11.41-2.0%$501.67 millionN/A0.00
DSM
BNY Mellon Strategic Municipal Bond Fund
0.9$8.01-0.1%$497.99 millionN/A0.00Increase in Short Interest
MQY
BlackRock MuniYield Quality Fund
0.8$16.14-0.3%$494.20 millionN/A0.00News Coverage
HQL
Tekla Life Sciences Investors
0.9$19.89-0.5%$485.34 millionN/A0.00Increase in Short Interest
PPT
Putnam Premier Income Trust
0.8$4.66-0.4%$483.07 millionN/A0.00
PMO
Putnam Municipal Opportunities Trust
0.8$13.92-0.1%$474.81 millionN/A0.00
KTF
DWS Municipal Income Trust
0.8$11.80-0.2%$466.11 millionN/A0.00
ZTR
Virtus Total Return Fund
0.8$9.68-0.8%$455.77 millionN/A0.00High Trading Volume
News Coverage
MUJ
BlackRock MuniHoldings New Jersey Quality Fund
0.8$15.08-0.1%$453.84 millionN/A0.00
This page was last updated on 4/20/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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