NYSE:MMU

Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund Competitors

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$13.18
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$13.24
50-Day Range
$12.55
MA: $12.85
$13.22
52-Week Range
$11.17
Now: $13.21
$13.51
Volume107,304 shs
Average Volume70,984 shs
Market Capitalization$572.89 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield4.08%
Beta0.17

Competitors

Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund (NYSE:MMU) Vs. ADX, GSBD, PTY, HTGC, RVT, and GAB

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

Adams Diversified Equity Fund (NYSE:ADX) and Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund (NYSE:MMU) are both finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation and institutional ownership.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Adams Diversified Equity Fund and Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Adams Diversified Equity Fund0000N/A
Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund0000N/A

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Adams Diversified Equity Fund and Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Adams Diversified Equity FundN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Western Asset Managed Municipals FundN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A

Institutional and Insider Ownership

14.9% of Adams Diversified Equity Fund shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 16.0% of Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund shares are held by institutional investors. 0.2% of Adams Diversified Equity Fund shares are held 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.

Risk and Volatility

Adams Diversified Equity Fund has a beta of 1.06, suggesting that its share price is 6% more 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.

Profitability

This table compares Adams Diversified Equity Fund and Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Adams Diversified Equity FundN/AN/AN/A
Western Asset Managed Municipals FundN/AN/AN/A

Dividends

Adams Diversified Equity Fund pays an annual dividend of $1.03 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.4%. Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund pays an annual dividend of $0.54 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.1%. Adams Diversified Equity Fund has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Summary

Adams Diversified Equity Fund beats Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund on 3 of the 4 factors compared between the two stocks.

Goldman Sachs BDC (NYSE:GSBD) and Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund (NYSE:MMU) are both finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation and institutional ownership.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Goldman Sachs BDC and Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Goldman Sachs BDC$147.26 million14.16$36.15 million$1.9810.36
Western Asset Managed Municipals FundN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A

Goldman Sachs BDC has higher revenue and earnings than Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund.

Dividends

Goldman Sachs BDC pays an annual dividend of $1.80 per share and has a dividend yield of 8.8%. Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund pays an annual dividend of $0.54 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.1%. 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 Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Risk and Volatility

Goldman Sachs BDC has a beta of 1.42, suggesting that its share price is 42% more 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.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Goldman Sachs BDC and Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Goldman Sachs BDC02102.33
Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund0000N/A

Goldman Sachs BDC currently has a consensus price target of $15.9167, suggesting a potential downside of 22.43%. Given Goldman Sachs BDC's higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Goldman Sachs BDC is more favorable than Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

13.8% of Goldman Sachs BDC shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 16.0% of Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund shares are held by institutional investors. 0.3% of Goldman Sachs BDC shares are held 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 Goldman Sachs BDC and Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Goldman Sachs BDC9.56%11.79%4.83%
Western Asset Managed Municipals FundN/AN/AN/A

Summary

Goldman Sachs BDC beats Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund on 9 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

PIMCO Corporate & Income Opportunity Fund (NYSE:PTY) and Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund (NYSE:MMU) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership and profitability.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares PIMCO Corporate & Income Opportunity Fund and Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
PIMCO Corporate & Income Opportunity FundN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Western Asset Managed Municipals FundN/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 8.4%. Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund pays an annual dividend of $0.54 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.1%. PIMCO Corporate & Income Opportunity Fund has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Volatility and Risk

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, Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund has a beta of 0.17, indicating that its stock price is 83% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings for PIMCO Corporate & Income Opportunity Fund and Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
PIMCO Corporate & Income Opportunity Fund0000N/A
Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund0000N/A

Institutional and Insider Ownership

6.9% of PIMCO Corporate & Income Opportunity Fund shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 16.0% of Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund shares are held by institutional investors. 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 PIMCO Corporate & Income Opportunity Fund and Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
PIMCO Corporate & Income Opportunity FundN/AN/AN/A
Western Asset Managed Municipals FundN/AN/AN/A

Summary

PIMCO Corporate & Income Opportunity Fund beats Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund on 2 of the 3 factors compared between the two stocks.

Hercules Capital (NYSE:HTGC) and Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund (NYSE:MMU) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership and profitability.

Profitability

This table compares Hercules Capital and Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Hercules Capital42.72%13.58%6.31%
Western Asset Managed Municipals FundN/AN/AN/A

Dividends

Hercules Capital pays an annual dividend of $1.28 per share and has a dividend yield of 7.6%. Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund pays an annual dividend of $0.54 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.1%. 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 raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

28.9% of Hercules Capital shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 16.0% of Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund shares are held by institutional investors. 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 stock is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility and Risk

Hercules Capital has a beta of 1.57, indicating that its stock price is 57% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund has a beta of 0.17, indicating that its stock price is 83% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Hercules Capital and Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Hercules Capital$267.87 million7.29$173.60 million$1.4111.99
Western Asset Managed Municipals FundN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A

Hercules Capital has higher revenue and earnings than Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings for Hercules Capital and Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Hercules Capital00803.00
Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund0000N/A

Hercules Capital presently has a consensus price target of $13.8438, indicating a potential downside of 18.13%. Given Hercules Capital's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Hercules Capital is more favorable than Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund.

Summary

Hercules Capital beats Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund on 10 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

Royce Value Trust (NYSE:RVT) and Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund (NYSE:MMU) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation, dividends, risk, profitability and institutional ownership.

Profitability

This table compares Royce Value Trust and Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Royce Value TrustN/AN/AN/A
Western Asset Managed Municipals FundN/AN/AN/A

Dividends

Royce Value Trust pays an annual dividend of $1.02 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.5%. Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund pays an annual dividend of $0.54 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.1%. Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

24.6% of Royce Value Trust shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 16.0% of Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.5% of Royce Value Trust shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Risk & Volatility

Royce Value Trust has a beta of 1.51, meaning that its share price is 51% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund has a beta of 0.17, meaning that its share price is 83% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Royce Value Trust and Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Royce Value TrustN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Western Asset Managed Municipals FundN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Royce Value Trust and Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Royce Value Trust0000N/A
Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund0000N/A

Summary

Royce Value Trust beats Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund on 4 of the 5 factors compared between the two stocks.

The Gabelli Equity Trust (NYSE:GAB) and Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund (NYSE:MMU) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation, dividends, risk, profitability and institutional ownership.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares The Gabelli Equity Trust and Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
The Gabelli Equity TrustN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Western Asset Managed Municipals FundN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A

Institutional and Insider Ownership

5.6% of The Gabelli Equity Trust shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 16.0% of Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund 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 hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Dividends

The Gabelli Equity Trust pays an annual dividend of $0.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 8.6%. Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund pays an annual dividend of $0.54 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.1%. The Gabelli Equity Trust has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Risk & Volatility

The Gabelli Equity Trust has a beta of 1.09, meaning that its share price is 9% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund has a beta of 0.17, meaning that its share price is 83% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for The Gabelli Equity Trust and Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
The Gabelli Equity Trust0000N/A
Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund0000N/A

Profitability

This table compares The Gabelli Equity Trust and Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
The Gabelli Equity TrustN/AN/AN/A
Western Asset Managed Municipals FundN/AN/AN/A

Summary

The Gabelli Equity Trust beats Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund on 3 of the 4 factors compared between the two stocks.


Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
ADX
Adams Diversified Equity Fund
0.7$18.96-0.6%$2.10 billionN/A0.00Upcoming Earnings
Goldman Sachs BDC logo
GSBD
Goldman Sachs BDC
1.4$20.52-1.2%$2.08 billion$147.26 million68.40News Coverage
PTY
PIMCO Corporate & Income Opportunity Fund
0.8$18.67-0.1%$1.98 billionN/A0.00Dividend Announcement
Hercules Capital logo
HTGC
Hercules Capital
1.5$16.91-0.3%$1.95 billion$267.87 million15.66
RVT
Royce Value Trust
1.0$18.59-0.4%$1.84 billionN/A0.00
GAB
The Gabelli Equity Trust
0.8$6.99-0.3%$1.83 billionN/A0.00
Tri-Continental logo
TY
Tri-Continental
0.9$33.46-0.7%$1.79 billionN/A0.00
Liberty All-Star Equity Fund logo
USA
Liberty All-Star Equity Fund
1.2$7.92-1.1%$1.69 billionN/A0.00
Liberty All-Star Equity Fund logo
USA
Liberty All-Star Equity Fund
0.9$7.92-1.1%$1.69 billionN/A0.00
Tortoise Energy Infrastructure logo
TYG
Tortoise Energy Infrastructure
0.7$25.27-0.4%$1.36 billionN/A0.00News Coverage
BIF
Boulder Growth & Income Fund
0.8$13.10-1.5%$1.29 billionN/A0.00High Trading Volume
QQQX
Nuveen Nasdaq 100 Dynamic Overwrite Fund
0.3$28.22-0.0%$1.17 billionN/A0.00
AWF
AllianceBernstein Global High Income Fund
0.8$11.94-0.2%$1.03 billionN/A0.00Insider Selling
News Coverage
HQH
Tekla Healthcare Investors
0.8$24.10-0.2%$1.02 billionN/A0.00
GAM
General American Investors
0.8$41.35-0.9%$1.02 billionN/A0.00News Coverage
MYI
BlackRock MuniYield Quality Fund III
0.8$14.30-0.3%$974.55 millionN/A0.00Dividend Announcement
Apollo Investment logo
AINV
Apollo Investment
1.2$14.37-0.8%$937.77 million$276.92 million-8.66News Coverage
PHK
PIMCO High Income Fund
0.9$6.96-0.9%$919.51 millionN/A0.00Dividend Announcement
News Coverage
VMO
Invesco Municipal Opportunity Trust
0.9$13.23-0.2%$891.83 millionN/A0.00Dividend Announcement
SLR Investment logo
SLRC
SLR Investment
1.9$18.96-0.3%$801.25 million$154.71 million-158.00
TDF
Templeton Dragon Fund
1.0$23.26-1.5%$786.28 millionN/A0.00
VGM
Invesco Trust for Investment Grade Municipals
1.0$13.70-0.2%$742.61 millionN/A0.00Dividend Announcement
BTO
John Hancock Financial Opportunities Fund
1.2$39.11-1.3%$733.35 millionN/A0.00
GIM
Templeton Global Income Fund
1.1$5.42-0.6%$727.06 millionN/A0.00Dividend Cut
VKQ
Invesco Municipal Trust
0.8$13.14-0.1%$726.91 millionN/A0.00Dividend Announcement
MYD
BlackRock MuniYield Fund
0.9$14.65-0.0%$687.38 millionN/A0.00Dividend Announcement
Invesco California Value Municipal Income Trust logo
VCV
Invesco California Value Municipal Income Trust
0.8$12.97-0.5%$620.87 millionN/A0.00Dividend Announcement
MUC
BlackRock MuniHoldings California Quality Fund
0.3$15.04-0.4%$616.67 millionN/A0.00Dividend Announcement
MVF
BlackRock MuniVest Fund
0.3$9.40-0.2%$609.50 millionN/A0.00Dividend Announcement
IFN
The India Fund
0.8$21.40-0.7%$575.87 millionN/A0.00
EVN
Eaton Vance Municipal Income Trust
0.8$13.83-0.3%$548.60 millionN/A0.00Dividend Announcement
MUA
BlackRock MuniAssets Fund
0.9$15.08-0.3%$547.48 millionN/A0.00Dividend Announcement
MFL
BlackRock MuniHoldings Investment Quality Fund
0.7$14.37-0.3%$544.57 millionN/A0.00Dividend Announcement
LEO
BNY Mellon Strategic Municipals
0.7$8.73-0.0%$543.01 millionN/A0.00
NQP
Nuveen Pennsylvania Quality Municipal Income Fund
0.8$14.43-0.1%$539.44 millionN/A0.00Dividend Announcement
BlackRock MuniYield New York Quality Fund logo
MYN
BlackRock MuniYield New York Quality Fund
0.9$13.60-0.1%$538.38 millionN/A0.00Dividend Announcement
News Coverage
DSU
BlackRock Debt Strategies Fund
0.8$11.13-0.6%$521.08 millionN/A0.00Dividend Announcement
MCA
BlackRock MuniYield California Quality Fund
0.8$14.87-0.2%$511.62 millionN/A0.00Dividend Announcement
RMT
Royce Micro-Cap Trust
1.2$11.77-0.2%$507.28 millionN/A0.00
BBH
VanEck Vectors Biotech ETF
0.5$176.92-0.4%$499.27 millionN/A0.00
DSM
BNY Mellon Strategic Municipal Bond Fund
0.9$8.02-0.7%$498.92 millionN/A0.00
PPT
Putnam Premier Income Trust
0.8$4.74-0.0%$489.26 millionN/A0.00
MQY
BlackRock MuniYield Quality Fund
0.8$15.91-0.6%$488.68 millionN/A0.00
KTF
DWS Municipal Income Trust
0.8$11.78-0.3%$465.32 millionN/A0.00Dividend Announcement
News Coverage
PMO
Putnam Municipal Opportunities Trust
0.8$13.63-0.1%$464.92 millionN/A0.00
MUJ
BlackRock MuniHoldings New Jersey Quality Fund
0.8$15.05-0.1%$452.81 millionN/A0.00Dividend Announcement
MIY
BlackRock MuniYield Michigan Quality Fund
0.9$15.22-0.3%$449.14 millionN/A0.00Dividend Announcement
ZTR
Virtus Total Return Fund
0.8$9.42-0.3%$446.28 millionN/A0.00
HQL
Tekla Life Sciences Investors
0.9$19.53-0.1%$444.50 millionN/A0.00
MHN
BlackRock MuniHoldings New York Quality Fund
0.8$14.22-0.3%$442.54 millionN/A0.00Dividend Announcement
This page was last updated on 4/11/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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