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S&P 500   4,981.80
DOW   38,612.24
QQQ   425.61
Palo Alto Networks, Keysight fall; Garmin, Toll Brothers rise, Wednesday, 2/21/2024
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DOW   38,612.24
QQQ   425.61
Palo Alto Networks, Keysight fall; Garmin, Toll Brothers rise, Wednesday, 2/21/2024
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The Gabelli Equity Trust (GAB) Competitors

$5.31
-0.01 (-0.19%)
(As of 02/21/2024 ET)

GAB vs. TY, RVT, GSBD, STEW, USA, NUV, PTY, QQQX, CET, and MUC

Should you be buying The Gabelli Equity Trust stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of The Gabelli Equity Trust include Tri-Continental (TY), Royce Value Trust (RVT), Goldman Sachs BDC (GSBD), SRH Total Return Fund (STEW), Liberty All-Star Equity Fund (USA), Nuveen Municipal Value Fund (NUV), PIMCO Corporate & Income Opportunity Fund (PTY), Nuveen Nasdaq 100 Dynamic Overwrite Fund (QQQX), Central Securities (CET), and BlackRock MuniHoldings California Quality Fund (MUC). These companies are all part of the "investment offices, not elsewhere classified" industry.

The Gabelli Equity Trust vs.

The Gabelli Equity Trust (NYSE:GAB) and Tri-Continental (NYSE:TY) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, dividends, media sentiment, risk, valuation, community ranking and profitability.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
The Gabelli Equity TrustN/A N/A N/A
Tri-Continental N/A N/A N/A

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
The Gabelli Equity TrustN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Tri-Continental$167.63M9.44N/AN/AN/A

The Gabelli Equity Trust has a beta of 0.85, suggesting that its stock price is 15% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Tri-Continental has a beta of 0.96, suggesting that its stock price is 4% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
The Gabelli Equity Trust
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A
Tri-Continental
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A

6.9% of The Gabelli Equity Trust shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 9.8% of Tri-Continental shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.9% of The Gabelli Equity Trust shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 8.7% of Tri-Continental shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Tri-Continental received 66 more outperform votes than The Gabelli Equity Trust when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 71.02% of users gave Tri-Continental an outperform vote while only 63.82% of users gave The Gabelli Equity Trust an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
The Gabelli Equity TrustOutperform Votes
157
63.82%
Underperform Votes
89
36.18%
Tri-ContinentalOutperform Votes
223
71.02%
Underperform Votes
91
28.98%

The Gabelli Equity Trust pays an annual dividend of $0.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 11.3%. Tri-Continental pays an annual dividend of $1.11 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.8%.

In the previous week, The Gabelli Equity Trust had 4 more articles in the media than Tri-Continental. MarketBeat recorded 4 mentions for The Gabelli Equity Trust and 0 mentions for Tri-Continental. Tri-Continental's average media sentiment score of 1.14 beat The Gabelli Equity Trust's score of 1.09 indicating that Tri-Continental is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Overall Sentiment
The Gabelli Equity Trust Positive
Tri-Continental Positive

Summary

Tri-Continental beats The Gabelli Equity Trust on 7 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.


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New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE 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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GAB vs. The Competition

MetricThe Gabelli Equity TrustInvestment offices IndustryFinance SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$1.58B$6.71B$8.23B$17.22B
Dividend Yield11.28%6.19%6.57%3.55%
P/E RatioN/A1.7752.9424.83
Price / SalesN/A95.583,529.426.95
Price / CashN/A13.6518.9717.87
Price / BookN/A0.942.036.18
Net IncomeN/A$20.17M$793.96M$868.85M
7 Day Performance0.09%0.45%0.51%0.39%
1 Month Performance4.73%2.18%0.24%2.62%
1 Year Performance-7.81%0.93%0.41%69.21%

The Gabelli Equity Trust Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
TY
Tri-Continental
0 of 5 stars
$29.09
-1.3%
N/A+8.7%$1.57BN/A0.00N/A
RVT
Royce Value Trust
0 of 5 stars
$14.24
-3.0%
N/A-0.3%$1.59BN/A0.00147,000Positive News
Gap Down
GSBD
Goldman Sachs BDC
0.5997 of 5 stars
$14.96
-0.9%
$15.00
+0.3%
-0.6%$1.64B$357.45M10.92N/AUpcoming Earnings
News Coverage
Positive News
STEW
SRH Total Return Fund
0 of 5 stars
$14.25
-1.1%
N/A+14.6%$1.38BN/A0.00N/A
USA
Liberty All-Star Equity Fund
0 of 5 stars
$6.57
-1.2%
N/A+6.4%$1.78BN/A0.00N/ANews Coverage
NUV
Nuveen Municipal Value Fund
0 of 5 stars
$8.81
-1.2%
N/A+0.1%$1.83BN/A0.00640Positive News
PTY
PIMCO Corporate & Income Opportunity Fund
0 of 5 stars
$13.94
-0.3%
N/A+8.0%$1.88BN/A0.00147,000
QQQX
Nuveen Nasdaq 100 Dynamic Overwrite Fund
0 of 5 stars
$23.51
-1.3%
N/A+3.3%$1.14BN/A0.00N/APositive News
CET
Central Securities
0 of 5 stars
$38.13
-1.4%
N/AN/A$1.08BN/A0.00N/A
MUC
BlackRock MuniHoldings California Quality Fund
0 of 5 stars
$11.11
-0.5%
N/A+1.9%$1.07BN/A0.00147,000Negative News

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This page (NYSE:GAB) was last updated on 2/22/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff