MFS Municipal Income Trust (MFM) Competitors

$5.09
-0.02 (-0.39%)
(As of 04/24/2024 ET)

MFM vs. VFL, AWF, ASA, DMF, DSM, LEO, EVN, FT, JOF, and JHS

Should you be buying MFS Municipal Income Trust stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of MFS Municipal Income Trust include abrdn National Municipal Income Fund (VFL), AllianceBernstein Global High Income Fund (AWF), ASA Gold and Precious Metals (ASA), BNY Mellon Municipal Income (DMF), BNY Mellon Strategic Municipal Bond Fund (DSM), BNY Mellon Strategic Municipals (LEO), Eaton Vance Municipal Income Trust (EVN), Franklin Universal Trust (FT), Japan Smaller Capitalization Fund (JOF), and John Hancock Income Securities Trust (JHS). These companies are all part of the "investment offices, not elsewhere classified" industry.

MFS Municipal Income Trust vs.

abrdn National Municipal Income Fund (NYSE:VFL) and MFS Municipal Income Trust (NYSE:MFM) are both finance companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, community ranking, profitability, risk, institutional ownership, valuation, dividends, analyst recommendations and media sentiment.

In the previous week, MFS Municipal Income Trust had 1 more articles in the media than abrdn National Municipal Income Fund. MarketBeat recorded 1 mentions for MFS Municipal Income Trust and 0 mentions for abrdn National Municipal Income Fund. abrdn National Municipal Income Fund's average media sentiment score of 1.02 beat MFS Municipal Income Trust's score of 0.00 indicating that MFS Municipal Income Trust is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Overall Sentiment
abrdn National Municipal Income Fund Neutral
MFS Municipal Income Trust Positive

MFS Municipal Income Trust received 172 more outperform votes than abrdn National Municipal Income Fund when rated by MarketBeat users.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
abrdn National Municipal Income FundN/AN/A
MFS Municipal Income TrustOutperform Votes
172
72.57%
Underperform Votes
65
27.43%

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
abrdn National Municipal Income FundN/A N/A N/A
MFS Municipal Income Trust N/A N/A N/A

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
abrdn National Municipal Income Fund
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A
MFS Municipal Income Trust
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
abrdn National Municipal Income FundN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
MFS Municipal Income TrustN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A

abrdn National Municipal Income Fund pays an annual dividend of $0.43 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.3%. MFS Municipal Income Trust pays an annual dividend of $0.22 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.3%. abrdn National Municipal Income Fund has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. abrdn National Municipal Income Fund is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

abrdn National Municipal Income Fund has a beta of 0.55, meaning that its share price is 45% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, MFS Municipal Income Trust has a beta of 0.5, meaning that its share price is 50% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

abrdn National Municipal Income Fund and MFS Municipal Income Trust tied by winning 3 of the 6 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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

MetricMFS Municipal Income TrustInvestment offices IndustryFinance SectorNYSE Exchange
Market CapN/A$7.01B$8.41B$17.40B
Dividend Yield4.30%6.45%10.49%3.56%
P/E RatioN/A0.5359.0821.98
Price / SalesN/A18.423,519.4711.48
Price / CashN/A7.6827.6117.62
Price / BookN/A0.982.384.89
Net IncomeN/A$73.96M$992.24M$963.51M
7 Day Performance-0.20%0.93%2.12%1.97%
1 Month Performance-3.58%-2.02%-1.30%-2.33%
1 Year Performance-1.54%1.98%12.54%89.77%

MFS Municipal Income Trust Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
VFL
abrdn National Municipal Income Fund
0 of 5 stars
$9.89
flat
N/A-3.4%$0.00N/A0.00N/A
AWF
AllianceBernstein Global High Income Fund
0 of 5 stars
$9.98
-0.4%
N/A+5.2%$0.00N/A0.00N/ANews Coverage
ASA
ASA Gold and Precious Metals
0 of 5 stars
$16.85
-0.4%
N/A+1.2%$0.00N/A0.00N/A
DMF
BNY Mellon Municipal Income
0 of 5 stars
$6.60
+0.2%
N/A+6.4%$0.00$3.77M0.00N/A
DSM
BNY Mellon Strategic Municipal Bond Fund
0 of 5 stars
$5.58
flat
N/A-4.5%$0.00N/A0.00N/A
LEO
BNY Mellon Strategic Municipals
0 of 5 stars
$5.85
flat
N/A-6.3%$0.00N/A0.00147,000
EVN
Eaton Vance Municipal Income Trust
0 of 5 stars
$9.89
+0.3%
N/A-0.6%$0.00N/A0.00N/ANews Coverage
Positive News
FT
Franklin Universal Trust
0 of 5 stars
$6.37
-0.5%
N/A-5.3%$0.00N/A0.00N/APositive News
JOF
Japan Smaller Capitalization Fund
0 of 5 stars
$7.60
-1.7%
N/A+9.3%$0.00N/A0.00N/ANegative News
JHS
John Hancock Income Securities Trust
0 of 5 stars
$10.73
+0.1%
N/A+0.7%$0.00N/A0.00N/APositive News

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This page (NYSE:MFM) was last updated on 4/24/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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