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BlackRock MuniVest Fund (MVF) Competitors

$7.34
-0.03 (-0.41%)
(As of 02:25 PM ET)

MVF vs. USA, GSBD, TY, RVT, GAB, STEW, CET, QQQX, GAM, and MUC

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

BlackRock MuniVest Fund vs.

Liberty All-Star Equity Fund (NYSE:USA) and BlackRock MuniVest Fund (NYSE:MVF) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, media sentiment, valuation, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations, community ranking, earnings and institutional ownership.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Liberty All-Star Equity FundN/A N/A N/A
BlackRock MuniVest Fund N/A N/A N/A

Liberty All-Star Equity Fund pays an annual dividend of $0.66 per share and has a dividend yield of 9.3%. BlackRock MuniVest Fund pays an annual dividend of $0.31 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.2%.

In the previous week, Liberty All-Star Equity Fund had 6 more articles in the media than BlackRock MuniVest Fund. MarketBeat recorded 7 mentions for Liberty All-Star Equity Fund and 1 mentions for BlackRock MuniVest Fund. BlackRock MuniVest Fund's average media sentiment score of 0.83 beat Liberty All-Star Equity Fund's score of -1.00 indicating that Liberty All-Star Equity Fund is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Overall Sentiment
Liberty All-Star Equity Fund Positive
BlackRock MuniVest Fund Negative

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Liberty All-Star Equity FundN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
BlackRock MuniVest FundN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A

Liberty All-Star Equity Fund has a beta of 1.17, suggesting that its stock price is 17% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, BlackRock MuniVest Fund has a beta of 0.51, suggesting that its stock price is 49% less volatile than the S&P 500.

10.0% of Liberty All-Star Equity Fund shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 48.2% of BlackRock MuniVest Fund shares are held by institutional investors. 0.1% of Liberty All-Star Equity Fund shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of BlackRock MuniVest Fund shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Liberty All-Star Equity Fund
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A
BlackRock MuniVest Fund
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A

Liberty All-Star Equity Fund received 323 more outperform votes than BlackRock MuniVest Fund when rated by MarketBeat users.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Liberty All-Star Equity FundOutperform Votes
323
68.87%
Underperform Votes
146
31.13%
BlackRock MuniVest FundN/AN/A

Summary

Liberty All-Star Equity Fund beats BlackRock MuniVest Fund on 5 of the 7 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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

MetricBlackRock MuniVest FundInvestment offices IndustryFinance SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$474.63M$7.99B$9.40B$18.16B
Dividend Yield4.27%6.19%10.63%3.50%
P/E RatioN/A0.4458.8925.08
Price / SalesN/A16.973,437.2715.17
Price / CashN/A7.9528.1820.13
Price / BookN/A1.012.544.82
Net IncomeN/A$73.96M$998.82M$968.20M
7 Day Performance0.41%1.69%4.49%5.63%
1 Month Performance3.51%3.01%5.79%6.99%
1 Year Performance8.86%6.10%15.25%10.31%

BlackRock MuniVest Fund Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
USA
Liberty All-Star Equity Fund
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
$6.89
flat
N/A+7.2%$1.87B$400.78M0.00N/ADividend Announcement
GSBD
Goldman Sachs BDC
0.239 of 5 stars
0.24 / 5 stars
$15.60
+1.0%
$14.00
-10.3%
+9.7%$1.75B$454.91M8.13N/AShort Interest ↑
Negative News
TY
Tri-Continental
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
$31.22
-0.3%
N/A+13.3%$1.68B$253.91M0.00N/A
RVT
Royce Value Trust
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
$14.40
+0.5%
N/A+7.7%$1.61BN/A0.00147,000Short Interest ↑
GAB
The Gabelli Equity Trust
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
$5.25
-0.4%
N/A-5.8%$1.59BN/A0.00N/AShort Interest ↓
News Coverage
Positive News
STEW
SRH Total Return Fund
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
$14.66
+0.6%
N/A+12.9%$1.42BN/A0.00N/APositive News
CET
Central Securities
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
$44.18
-0.1%
N/AN/A$1.25B$230.44M0.00N/ANegative News
QQQX
Nuveen Nasdaq 100 Dynamic Overwrite Fund
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
$25.62
0.0%
N/A+2.9%$1.25BN/A0.00N/A
GAM
General American Investors
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
$50.29
+0.3%
N/A+23.0%$1.21BN/A0.00N/AShort Interest ↑
High Trading Volume
MUC
BlackRock MuniHoldings California Quality Fund
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
$11.06
-0.2%
N/A+5.4%$1.06BN/A0.00147,000Short Interest ↓

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This page (NYSE:MVF) was last updated on 7/15/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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