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NYSE:MHF

Western Asset Municipal High Income Fund Competitors

$7.61
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(As of 02/26/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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$7.57
Now: $7.61
$7.62
50-Day Range
$7.43
MA: $7.78
$7.99
52-Week Range
$5.58
Now: $7.61
$8.01
Volume39,800 shs
Average Volume38,239 shs
Market Capitalization$164.63 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield3.68%
Beta0.21

Competitors

Western Asset Municipal High Income Fund (NYSE:MHF) Vs. VCV, MUC, MVF, IFN, MMU, and MFL

Should you be buying MHF stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the industry of "investment offices, not elsewhere classified" are considered alternatives and competitors to Western Asset Municipal High Income Fund, including Invesco California Value Municipal Income Trust (VCV), BlackRock MuniHoldings California Quality Fund (MUC), BlackRock MuniVest Fund (MVF), The India Fund (IFN), Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund (MMU), and BlackRock MuniHoldings Investment Quality Fund (MFL).

Western Asset Municipal High Income Fund (NYSE:MHF) and Invesco California Value Municipal Income Trust (NYSE:VCV) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings, institutional ownership and valuation.

Dividends

Western Asset Municipal High Income Fund pays an annual dividend of $0.28 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.7%. Invesco California Value Municipal Income Trust pays an annual dividend of $0.55 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.3%. Western Asset Municipal High Income Fund has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Invesco California Value Municipal Income Trust has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

8.9% of Invesco California Value Municipal Income Trust shares are owned by institutional investors. 6.1% of Invesco California Value Municipal Income 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.

Risk & Volatility

Western Asset Municipal High Income Fund has a beta of 0.21, suggesting that its stock price is 79% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Invesco California Value Municipal Income Trust has a beta of 0.29, suggesting that its stock price is 71% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Western Asset Municipal High Income Fund and Invesco California Value Municipal Income Trust, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Western Asset Municipal High Income Fund0000N/A
Invesco California Value Municipal Income Trust0000N/A

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Western Asset Municipal High Income Fund and Invesco California Value Municipal Income Trust's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Western Asset Municipal High Income FundN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Invesco California Value Municipal Income TrustN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A

Profitability

This table compares Western Asset Municipal High Income Fund and Invesco California Value Municipal Income Trust's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Western Asset Municipal High Income FundN/AN/AN/A
Invesco California Value Municipal Income TrustN/AN/AN/A

Summary

Invesco California Value Municipal Income Trust beats Western Asset Municipal High Income Fund on 4 of the 4 factors compared between the two stocks.

BlackRock MuniHoldings California Quality Fund (NYSE:MUC) and Western Asset Municipal High Income Fund (NYSE:MHF) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership and profitability.

Profitability

This table compares BlackRock MuniHoldings California Quality Fund and Western Asset Municipal High Income Fund's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
BlackRock MuniHoldings California Quality FundN/AN/AN/A
Western Asset Municipal High Income FundN/AN/AN/A

Dividends

BlackRock MuniHoldings California Quality Fund pays an annual dividend of $0.62 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.2%. Western Asset Municipal High Income Fund pays an annual dividend of $0.28 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.7%. BlackRock MuniHoldings California Quality Fund has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Western Asset Municipal High Income Fund has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for BlackRock MuniHoldings California Quality Fund and Western Asset Municipal High Income Fund, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
BlackRock MuniHoldings California Quality Fund0000N/A
Western Asset Municipal High Income Fund0000N/A

Volatility & Risk

BlackRock MuniHoldings California Quality Fund has a beta of 0.17, meaning that its stock price is 83% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Western Asset Municipal High Income Fund has a beta of 0.21, meaning that its stock price is 79% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares BlackRock MuniHoldings California Quality Fund and Western Asset Municipal High Income Fund's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
BlackRock MuniHoldings California Quality FundN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Western Asset Municipal High Income FundN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A

BlackRock MuniVest Fund (NYSE:MVF) and Western Asset Municipal High Income Fund (NYSE:MHF) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, dividends, profitability, valuation, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and earnings.

Dividends

BlackRock MuniVest Fund pays an annual dividend of $0.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.5%. Western Asset Municipal High Income Fund pays an annual dividend of $0.28 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.7%. BlackRock MuniVest Fund has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Western Asset Municipal High Income Fund has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Profitability

This table compares BlackRock MuniVest Fund and Western Asset Municipal High Income Fund's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
BlackRock MuniVest FundN/AN/AN/A
Western Asset Municipal High Income FundN/AN/AN/A

Insider and Institutional Ownership

19.3% of BlackRock MuniVest Fund shares are held by institutional investors. 1.0% of BlackRock MuniVest Fund shares are held 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.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares BlackRock MuniVest Fund and Western Asset Municipal High Income Fund's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
BlackRock MuniVest FundN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Western Asset Municipal High Income FundN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A

Volatility & Risk

BlackRock MuniVest Fund has a beta of 0.31, indicating that its stock price is 69% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Western Asset Municipal High Income Fund has a beta of 0.21, indicating that its stock price is 79% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings for BlackRock MuniVest Fund and Western Asset Municipal High Income Fund, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
BlackRock MuniVest Fund0000N/A
Western Asset Municipal High Income Fund0000N/A

Summary

BlackRock MuniVest Fund beats Western Asset Municipal High Income Fund on 4 of the 4 factors compared between the two stocks.

Western Asset Municipal High Income Fund (NYSE:MHF) and The India Fund (NYSE:IFN) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations, risk and valuation.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Western Asset Municipal High Income Fund and The India Fund, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Western Asset Municipal High Income Fund0000N/A
The India Fund0000N/A

Dividends

Western Asset Municipal High Income Fund pays an annual dividend of $0.28 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.7%. The India Fund pays an annual dividend of $1.95 per share and has a dividend yield of 9.5%. Western Asset Municipal High Income Fund has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and The India Fund has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

23.4% of The India Fund shares are owned by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Western Asset Municipal High Income Fund and The India Fund's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Western Asset Municipal High Income FundN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
The India FundN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A

Profitability

This table compares Western Asset Municipal High Income Fund and The India Fund's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Western Asset Municipal High Income FundN/AN/AN/A
The India FundN/AN/AN/A

Volatility and Risk

Western Asset Municipal High Income Fund has a beta of 0.21, indicating that its share price is 79% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, The India Fund has a beta of 0.83, indicating that its share price is 17% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

The India Fund beats Western Asset Municipal High Income Fund on 3 of the 3 factors compared between the two stocks.

Western Asset Municipal High Income Fund (NYSE:MHF) and Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund (NYSE:MMU) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, dividends, valuation, risk, analyst recommendations, earnings and profitability.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings for Western Asset Municipal High Income Fund and Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Western Asset Municipal High Income Fund0000N/A
Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund0000N/A

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Western Asset Municipal High Income Fund and Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Western Asset Municipal High Income FundN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Western Asset Managed Municipals FundN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A

Institutional and Insider Ownership

16.0% of Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund shares are owned by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Western Asset Municipal High Income Fund and Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Western Asset Municipal High Income FundN/AN/AN/A
Western Asset Managed Municipals FundN/AN/AN/A

Risk & Volatility

Western Asset Municipal High Income Fund has a beta of 0.21, suggesting that its share price is 79% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund has a beta of 0.17, suggesting that its share price is 83% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

Western Asset Municipal High Income Fund pays an annual dividend of $0.28 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.7%. Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund pays an annual dividend of $0.54 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.3%. Western Asset Municipal High Income Fund has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Summary

Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund beats Western Asset Municipal High Income Fund on 2 of the 3 factors compared between the two stocks.

Western Asset Municipal High Income Fund (NYSE:MHF) and BlackRock MuniHoldings Investment Quality Fund (NYSE:MFL) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability and earnings.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Western Asset Municipal High Income Fund and BlackRock MuniHoldings Investment Quality Fund, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Western Asset Municipal High Income Fund0000N/A
BlackRock MuniHoldings Investment Quality Fund0000N/A

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Western Asset Municipal High Income Fund and BlackRock MuniHoldings Investment Quality Fund's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Western Asset Municipal High Income FundN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
BlackRock MuniHoldings Investment Quality FundN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A

Dividends

Western Asset Municipal High Income Fund pays an annual dividend of $0.28 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.7%. BlackRock MuniHoldings Investment Quality Fund pays an annual dividend of $0.56 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.0%. Western Asset Municipal High Income Fund has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and BlackRock MuniHoldings Investment Quality Fund has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Risk & Volatility

Western Asset Municipal High Income Fund has a beta of 0.21, indicating that its stock price is 79% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, BlackRock MuniHoldings Investment Quality Fund has a beta of 0.09, indicating that its stock price is 91% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Western Asset Municipal High Income Fund and BlackRock MuniHoldings Investment Quality Fund's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Western Asset Municipal High Income FundN/AN/AN/A
BlackRock MuniHoldings Investment Quality FundN/AN/AN/A


Western Asset Municipal High Income Fund Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Invesco California Value Municipal Income Trust logo
VCV
Invesco California Value Municipal Income Trust
0.8$12.86+2.1%$615.61 millionN/A0.00
MUC
BlackRock MuniHoldings California Quality Fund
0.3$14.86+1.5%$609.29 millionN/A0.00Decrease in Short Interest
MVF
BlackRock MuniVest Fund
0.3$8.96+0.8%$580.97 millionN/A0.00Increase in Short Interest
IFN
The India Fund
0.8$20.62+1.2%$554.78 millionN/A0.00Increase in Short Interest
MMU
Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund
0.9$12.65+0.8%$548.61 millionN/A0.00Increase in Short Interest
MFL
BlackRock MuniHoldings Investment Quality Fund
0.9$13.98+1.4%$529.79 millionN/A0.00Decrease in Short Interest
NQP
Nuveen Pennsylvania Quality Municipal Income Fund
0.8$14.15+0.6%$528.97 millionN/A0.00Decrease in Short Interest
MYN
BlackRock MuniYield New York Quality Fund
0.9$13.26+0.0%$524.92 millionN/A0.00Decrease in Short Interest
EVN
Eaton Vance Municipal Income Trust
0.8$13.21+1.4%$524.00 millionN/A0.00Decrease in Short Interest
LEO
BNY Mellon Strategic Municipals
0.7$8.40+1.2%$522.48 millionN/A0.00Dividend Announcement
Increase in Short Interest
MUA
BlackRock MuniAssets Fund
0.9$14.34+0.8%$520.61 millionN/A0.00
RMT
Royce Micro-Cap Trust
1.2$11.72+0.1%$505.12 millionN/A0.00Decrease in Short Interest
News Coverage
DSU
BlackRock Debt Strategies Fund
0.8$10.75+1.2%$503.29 millionN/A0.00Decrease in Short Interest
MCA
BlackRock MuniYield California Quality Fund
0.8$14.49+1.1%$498.54 millionN/A0.00High Trading Volume
Decrease in Short Interest
News Coverage
BBH
VanEck Vectors Biotech ETF
0.5$179.00+0.3%$496.19 millionN/A0.00Increase in Short Interest
MQY
BlackRock MuniYield Quality Fund
0.8$15.97+0.8%$490.52 millionN/A0.00
PPT
Putnam Premier Income Trust
0.8$4.75+0.8%$490.30 millionN/A0.00Decrease in Short Interest
DSM
BNY Mellon Strategic Municipal Bond Fund
0.9$7.79+1.0%$484.62 millionN/A0.00Dividend Announcement
Increase in Short Interest
HQL
Tekla Life Sciences Investors
0.9$20.89+0.5%$475.37 millionN/A0.00Increase in Short Interest
PMO
Putnam Municipal Opportunities Trust
0.8$13.39+0.1%$462.09 millionN/A0.00
KTF
DWS Municipal Income Trust
0.8$11.34+0.4%$447.94 millionN/A0.00Decrease in Short Interest
MIN
MFS Intermediate Income Trust
1.0$3.77+0.5%$437.06 millionN/A0.00Increase in Short Interest
MHN
BlackRock MuniHoldings New York Quality Fund
0.8$13.87+0.4%$431.80 millionN/A0.00Increase in Short Interest
MUJ
BlackRock MuniHoldings New Jersey Quality Fund
0.8$14.33+0.8%$431.15 millionN/A0.00
ZTR
Virtus Total Return Fund
0.8$8.98+0.7%$425.44 millionN/A0.00Increase in Short Interest
MIY
BlackRock MuniYield Michigan Quality Fund
0.9$14.25+0.8%$420.52 millionN/A0.00Decrease in Short Interest
PMM
Putnam Managed Municipal Income Trust
0.8$8.15+0.7%$398.37 millionN/A0.00
BKT
BlackRock Income Trust
0.8$6.07+0.3%$387.25 millionN/A0.00
MMT
MFS Multimarket Income Trust
0.8$6.24+1.3%$382.73 millionN/A0.00Increase in Short Interest
ASG
Liberty All-Star Growth Fund
0.7$8.95+0.4%$372.70 millionN/A0.00
RFI
Cohen & Steers Total Return Realty Fund
1.0$14.03+0.9%$367.82 millionN/A0.00Decrease in Short Interest
ASA
ASA Gold and Precious Metals
0.9$18.81+4.4%$362.85 millionN/A0.00Decrease in Short Interest
Gap Up
SOR
Source Capital
1.1$41.84+0.6%$354.62 millionN/A0.00Dividend Announcement
Increase in Short Interest
MYJ
BlackRock MuniYield New Jersey Fund
0.9$14.25+1.1%$343.77 millionN/A0.00
Adams Natural Resources Fund logo
PEO
Adams Natural Resources Fund
0.9$14.00+1.6%$337.09 millionN/A0.00
NMY
Nuveen Maryland Quality Municipal Income Fund
0.3$13.79+0.9%$318.55 millionN/A0.00Decrease in Short Interest
News Coverage
RCS
PIMCO Strategic Income Fund
0.8$7.26+1.7%$318.25 millionN/A0.00Increase in Short Interest
EMF
Templeton Emerging Markets Fund
0.7$19.67+0.8%$318.08 millionN/A0.00Decrease in Short Interest
Gladstone Capital logo
GLAD
Gladstone Capital
0.9$9.73+0.7%$316.13 million$47.96 million-162.17
MYC
Blackrock MuniYield California Fund
0.2$14.55+1.0%$311.65 millionN/A0.00Increase in Short Interest
MQT
BlackRock MuniYield Quality Fund II
0.9$13.75+1.1%$310.17 millionN/A0.00High Trading Volume
Increase in Short Interest
MVT
BlackRock MuniVest Fund II
0.9$14.52+0.9%$309.86 millionN/A0.00Decrease in Short Interest
IIF
Morgan Stanley India Investment Fund
0.6$22.99+2.3%$306.39 millionN/A0.00Increase in Short Interest
Gap Up
NUM
Nuveen Michigan Quality Municipal Income Fund
0.3$15.10+0.8%$305.43 millionN/A0.00
WhiteHorse Finance logo
WHF
WhiteHorse Finance
1.7$14.68+1.4%$301.67 million$67.07 million16.87Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Upgrade
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
BKN
BlackRock Investment Quality Municipal Trust
0.8$17.52+3.0%$301.26 millionN/A0.00
VPV
Invesco Pennsylvania Value Municipal Income Trust
0.8$12.63+1.1%$300.97 millionN/A0.00Decrease in Short Interest
NXQ
Nuveen Select Tax-Free Income Portfolio 2
0.2$16.26+4.3%$288.03 millionN/A0.00High Trading Volume
DUC
Duff & Phelps Utility and Corporate Bond Trust
0.9$10.46+0.3%$287.60 millionN/A0.00Decrease in Short Interest
NCA
Nuveen California Municipal Value Fund
0.6$10.21+1.2%$286.84 millionN/A0.00Dividend Cut
Decrease in Short Interest
This page was last updated on 3/1/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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