NYSE:GAM

General American Investors Competitors

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$41.96
Volume20,606 shs
Average Volume28,654 shs
Market Capitalization$1.03 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield6.62%
Beta1.2

Competitors

General American Investors (NYSE:GAM) Vs. DNP, NUV, ADX, PTY, GSBD, and HTGC

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

General American Investors (NYSE:GAM) and DNP Select Income Fund (NYSE:DNP) are both finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, risk and valuation.

Risk and Volatility

General American Investors has a beta of 1.2, suggesting that its stock price is 20% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, DNP Select Income Fund has a beta of 0.52, suggesting that its stock price is 48% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares General American Investors and DNP Select Income Fund's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
General American InvestorsN/AN/AN/A
DNP Select Income FundN/AN/AN/A

Dividends

General American Investors pays an annual dividend of $2.75 per share and has a dividend yield of 6.6%. DNP Select Income Fund pays an annual dividend of $0.78 per share and has a dividend yield of 7.6%. DNP Select Income Fund has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. DNP Select Income Fund is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

23.0% of General American Investors shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 5.7% of DNP Select Income Fund shares are owned by institutional investors. 7.0% of General American Investors shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.1% of DNP Select Income Fund shares are owned 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.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations for General American Investors and DNP Select Income Fund, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
General American Investors0000N/A
DNP Select Income Fund0000N/A

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares General American Investors and DNP Select Income Fund's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
General American InvestorsN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
DNP Select Income FundN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A

Summary

General American Investors beats DNP Select Income Fund on 3 of the 5 factors compared between the two stocks.

General American Investors (NYSE:GAM) and Nuveen Municipal Value Fund (NYSE:NUV) are both finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, risk and valuation.

Risk and Volatility

General American Investors has a beta of 1.2, suggesting that its stock price is 20% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Nuveen Municipal Value Fund has a beta of 0.17, suggesting that its stock price is 83% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares General American Investors and Nuveen Municipal Value Fund's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
General American InvestorsN/AN/AN/A
Nuveen Municipal Value FundN/AN/AN/A

Dividends

General American Investors pays an annual dividend of $2.75 per share and has a dividend yield of 6.6%. Nuveen Municipal Value Fund pays an annual dividend of $0.37 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.3%. Nuveen Municipal Value Fund has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

23.0% of General American Investors shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 12.7% of Nuveen Municipal Value Fund shares are owned by institutional investors. 7.0% of General American Investors shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of Nuveen Municipal Value Fund shares are owned 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.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations for General American Investors and Nuveen Municipal Value Fund, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
General American Investors0000N/A
Nuveen Municipal Value Fund0000N/A

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares General American Investors and Nuveen Municipal Value Fund's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
General American InvestorsN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Nuveen Municipal Value FundN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A

Summary

General American Investors beats Nuveen Municipal Value Fund on 4 of the 5 factors compared between the two stocks.

General American Investors (NYSE:GAM) and Adams Diversified Equity Fund (NYSE:ADX) are both finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, risk and valuation.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

23.0% of General American Investors shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 14.9% of Adams Diversified Equity Fund shares are owned by institutional investors. 7.0% of General American Investors shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.2% of Adams Diversified Equity Fund shares are owned 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

General American Investors has a beta of 1.2, suggesting that its stock price is 20% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Adams Diversified Equity Fund has a beta of 1.06, suggesting that its stock price is 6% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares General American Investors and Adams Diversified Equity Fund's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
General American InvestorsN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Adams Diversified Equity FundN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A

Dividends

General American Investors pays an annual dividend of $2.75 per share and has a dividend yield of 6.6%. Adams Diversified Equity Fund pays an annual dividend of $1.03 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.3%. Adams Diversified Equity Fund has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations for General American Investors and Adams Diversified Equity Fund, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
General American Investors0000N/A
Adams Diversified Equity Fund0000N/A

Profitability

This table compares General American Investors and Adams Diversified Equity Fund's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
General American InvestorsN/AN/AN/A
Adams Diversified Equity FundN/AN/AN/A

Summary

General American Investors beats Adams Diversified Equity Fund on 4 of the 5 factors compared between the two stocks.

PIMCO Corporate & Income Opportunity Fund (NYSE:PTY) and General American Investors (NYSE:GAM) are both finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership, valuation, profitability, risk and dividends.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

6.9% of PIMCO Corporate & Income Opportunity Fund shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 23.0% of General American Investors shares are held by institutional investors. 7.0% of General American Investors shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Risk & Volatility

PIMCO Corporate & Income Opportunity Fund has a beta of 0.76, meaning that its share price is 24% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, General American Investors has a beta of 1.2, meaning that its share price is 20% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares PIMCO Corporate & Income Opportunity Fund and General American Investors' top-line 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
General American InvestorsN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A

Dividends

PIMCO Corporate & Income Opportunity Fund pays an annual dividend of $1.56 per share and has a dividend yield of 8.3%. General American Investors pays an annual dividend of $2.75 per share and has a dividend yield of 6.6%. PIMCO Corporate & Income Opportunity Fund has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. PIMCO Corporate & Income Opportunity Fund is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings for PIMCO Corporate & Income Opportunity Fund and General American Investors, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
PIMCO Corporate & Income Opportunity Fund0000N/A
General American Investors0000N/A

Profitability

This table compares PIMCO Corporate & Income Opportunity Fund and General American Investors' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
PIMCO Corporate & Income Opportunity FundN/AN/AN/A
General American InvestorsN/AN/AN/A

Summary

General American Investors beats PIMCO Corporate & Income Opportunity Fund on 3 of the 5 factors compared between the two stocks.

Goldman Sachs BDC (NYSE:GSBD) and General American Investors (NYSE:GAM) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership, valuation, profitability, risk and dividends.

Risk & Volatility

Goldman Sachs BDC has a beta of 1.42, meaning that its share price is 42% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, General American Investors has a beta of 1.2, meaning that its share price is 20% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Goldman Sachs BDC and General American Investors' top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Goldman Sachs BDC$147.26 million13.35$36.15 million$1.989.77
General American InvestorsN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A

Goldman Sachs BDC has higher revenue and earnings than General American Investors.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

13.8% of Goldman Sachs BDC shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 23.0% of General American Investors shares are held by institutional investors. 0.3% of Goldman Sachs BDC shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 7.0% of General American Investors shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings for Goldman Sachs BDC and General American Investors, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Goldman Sachs BDC02102.33
General American Investors0000N/A

Goldman Sachs BDC currently has a consensus target price of $15.9167, indicating a potential downside of 17.74%. Given Goldman Sachs BDC's higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe Goldman Sachs BDC is more favorable than General American Investors.

Profitability

This table compares Goldman Sachs BDC and General American Investors' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Goldman Sachs BDC9.56%11.79%4.83%
General American InvestorsN/AN/AN/A

Dividends

Goldman Sachs BDC pays an annual dividend of $1.80 per share and has a dividend yield of 9.3%. General American Investors pays an annual dividend of $2.75 per share and has a dividend yield of 6.6%. 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. Goldman Sachs BDC is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Summary

Goldman Sachs BDC beats General American Investors on 9 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

Hercules Capital (NYSE:HTGC) and General American Investors (NYSE:GAM) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership, risk, profitability and valuation.

Volatility & Risk

Hercules Capital has a beta of 1.57, suggesting that its stock price is 57% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, General American Investors has a beta of 1.2, suggesting that its stock price is 20% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Hercules Capital and General American Investors' gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Hercules Capital$267.87 million7.33$173.60 million$1.4112.06
General American InvestorsN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A

Hercules Capital has higher revenue and earnings than General American Investors.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

28.9% of Hercules Capital shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 23.0% of General American Investors shares are owned by institutional investors. 3.3% of Hercules Capital shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 7.0% of General American Investors shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Hercules Capital and General American Investors, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Hercules Capital00803.00
General American Investors0000N/A

Hercules Capital currently has a consensus target price of $13.8438, indicating a potential downside of 18.57%. Given Hercules Capital's higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Hercules Capital is more favorable than General American Investors.

Profitability

This table compares Hercules Capital and General American Investors' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Hercules Capital42.72%13.58%6.31%
General American InvestorsN/AN/AN/A

Dividends

Hercules Capital pays an annual dividend of $1.28 per share and has a dividend yield of 7.5%. General American Investors pays an annual dividend of $2.75 per share and has a dividend yield of 6.6%. 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. Hercules Capital has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Hercules Capital is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Summary

Hercules Capital beats General American Investors on 10 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.


General American Investors 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$10.25flat$3.17 billionN/A0.00Decrease in Short Interest
News Coverage
NUV
Nuveen Municipal Value Fund
0.7$11.22flat$2.32 billionN/A0.00
ADX
Adams Diversified Equity Fund
0.7$19.27flat$2.14 billionN/A0.00Dividend Increase
News Coverage
PTY
PIMCO Corporate & Income Opportunity Fund
0.8$18.88flat$2.01 billionN/A0.00
Goldman Sachs BDC logo
GSBD
Goldman Sachs BDC
1.4$19.35flat$1.97 billion$147.26 million64.50
Hercules Capital logo
HTGC
Hercules Capital
1.5$17.00flat$1.96 billion$267.87 million15.74
RVT
Royce Value Trust
1.0$18.81flat$1.89 billionN/A0.00
Liberty All-Star Equity Fund logo
USA
Liberty All-Star Equity Fund
1.2$8.67flat$1.85 billionN/A0.00Dividend Increase
Decrease in Short Interest
Liberty All-Star Equity Fund logo
USA
Liberty All-Star Equity Fund
0.9$8.67flat$1.85 billionN/A0.00Dividend Increase
Decrease in Short Interest
The Gabelli Equity Trust logo
GAB
The Gabelli Equity Trust
0.8$7.00flat$1.83 billionN/A0.00News Coverage
Tri-Continental logo
TY
Tri-Continental
0.9$33.64flat$1.80 billionN/A0.00
Tortoise Energy Infrastructure logo
TYG
Tortoise Energy Infrastructure
0.7$25.35flat$1.36 billionN/A0.00Increase in Short Interest
News Coverage
BIF
Boulder Growth & Income Fund
0.8$13.29flat$1.31 billionN/A0.00
QQQX
Nuveen Nasdaq 100 Dynamic Overwrite Fund
0.3$28.41flat$1.18 billionN/A0.00Decrease in Short Interest
HQH
Tekla Healthcare Investors
0.8$24.64flat$1.04 billionN/A0.00
AllianceBernstein Global High Income Fund logo
AWF
AllianceBernstein Global High Income Fund
0.8$11.98flat$1.03 billionN/A0.00Decrease in Short Interest
News Coverage
MYI
BlackRock MuniYield Quality Fund III
0.8$14.33flat$976.59 millionN/A0.00Increase in Short Interest
News Coverage
Apollo Investment logo
AINV
Apollo Investment
1.2$14.33flat$935.16 million$276.92 million-8.63Decrease in Short Interest
PHK
PIMCO High Income Fund
0.9$6.95flat$918.19 millionN/A0.00
VMO
Invesco Municipal Opportunity Trust
0.9$13.42flat$904.64 millionN/A0.00Ex-Dividend
Decrease in Short Interest
News Coverage
SLR Investment logo
SLRC
SLR Investment
1.9$18.59flat$785.61 million$154.71 million-154.92
TDF
Templeton Dragon Fund
1.0$22.83flat$771.75 millionN/A0.00Increase in Short Interest
VGM
Invesco Trust for Investment Grade Municipals
1.0$13.81flat$748.85 millionN/A0.00Ex-Dividend
Decrease in Short Interest
News Coverage
VKQ
Invesco Municipal Trust
0.8$13.33flat$737.42 millionN/A0.00Ex-Dividend
Increase in Short Interest
BTO
John Hancock Financial Opportunities Fund
1.2$39.03flat$731.85 millionN/A0.00Increase in Short Interest
News Coverage
GIM
Templeton Global Income Fund
1.1$5.44flat$729.74 millionN/A0.00
MYD
BlackRock MuniYield Fund
0.9$14.73flat$691.13 millionN/A0.00Decrease in Short Interest
News Coverage
Invesco California Value Municipal Income Trust logo
VCV
Invesco California Value Municipal Income Trust
0.8$13.19flat$631.41 millionN/A0.00Ex-Dividend
Decrease in Short Interest
MUC
BlackRock MuniHoldings California Quality Fund
0.3$15.15flat$621.18 millionN/A0.00
MVF
BlackRock MuniVest Fund
0.3$9.44flat$612.09 millionN/A0.00Decrease in Short Interest
MMU
Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund
0.9$13.26flat$575.06 millionN/A0.00Decrease in Short Interest
IFN
The India Fund
0.8$20.92flat$562.96 millionN/A0.00Decrease in Short Interest
MUA
BlackRock MuniAssets Fund
0.9$15.15flat$550.02 millionN/A0.00Increase in Short Interest
News Coverage
EVN
Eaton Vance Municipal Income Trust
0.8$13.85flat$549.39 millionN/A0.00
MFL
BlackRock MuniHoldings Investment Quality Fund
0.7$14.47flat$548.36 millionN/A0.00Decrease in Short Interest
News Coverage
BlackRock MuniYield New York Quality Fund logo
MYN
BlackRock MuniYield New York Quality Fund
0.9$13.70flat$542.34 millionN/A0.00Decrease in Short Interest
NQP
Nuveen Pennsylvania Quality Municipal Income Fund
0.8$14.40flat$538.32 millionN/A0.00Decrease in Short Interest
News Coverage
LEO
BNY Mellon Strategic Municipals
0.7$8.63flat$536.79 millionN/A0.00Increase in Short Interest
News Coverage
BBH
VanEck Vectors Biotech ETF
0.5$185.99flat$524.86 millionN/A0.00
MCA
BlackRock MuniYield California Quality Fund
0.8$15.02flat$516.78 millionN/A0.00Decrease in Short Interest
DSU
BlackRock Debt Strategies Fund
0.8$11.01flat$515.47 millionN/A0.00Increase in Short Interest
RMT
Royce Micro-Cap Trust
1.2$11.79flat$508.14 millionN/A0.00Increase in Short Interest
DSM
BNY Mellon Strategic Municipal Bond Fund
0.9$8.00flat$497.68 millionN/A0.00Increase in Short Interest
MQY
BlackRock MuniYield Quality Fund
0.8$16.20flat$497.58 millionN/A0.00
PPT
Putnam Premier Income Trust
0.8$4.69flat$484.10 millionN/A0.00
PMO
Putnam Municipal Opportunities Trust
0.8$13.93flat$474.98 millionN/A0.00
KTF
DWS Municipal Income Trust
0.8$11.82flat$466.90 millionN/A0.00Decrease in Short Interest
HQL
Tekla Life Sciences Investors
0.9$20.06flat$456.57 millionN/A0.00Increase in Short Interest
MUJ
BlackRock MuniHoldings New Jersey Quality Fund
0.8$15.06flat$453.11 millionN/A0.00
MIY
BlackRock MuniYield Michigan Quality Fund
0.9$15.30flat$451.50 millionN/A0.00
This page was last updated on 4/17/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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