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Is this AI's biggest breakthrough to date? (Ad)
Delays in promised Western military aid to Ukraine are costing lives, the defense minister says
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DOW   39,131.53
QQQ   436.78
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Consumers are increasingly pushing back against price increases — and winning
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Is this AI's biggest breakthrough to date? (Ad)
Delays in promised Western military aid to Ukraine are costing lives, the defense minister says
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The Mexico Fund (MXF) Competitors

$18.32
-0.30 (-1.61%)
(As of 02/23/2024 ET)

MXF vs. VFL, AWF, ASA, MCI, MPV, DMF, DSM, LEO, EVN, and EQS

Should you be buying The Mexico Fund stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of The Mexico Fund include abrdn National Municipal Income Fund (VFL), AllianceBernstein Global High Income Fund (AWF), ASA Gold and Precious Metals (ASA), Barings Corporate Investors (MCI), Barings Participation Investors (MPV), BNY Mellon Municipal Income (DMF), BNY Mellon Strategic Municipal Bond Fund (DSM), BNY Mellon Strategic Municipals (LEO), Eaton Vance Municipal Income Trust (EVN), and Equus Total Return (EQS). These companies are all part of the "investment offices, not elsewhere classified" industry.

The Mexico Fund vs.

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

The Mexico Fund received 98 more outperform votes than abrdn National Municipal Income Fund when rated by MarketBeat users.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
abrdn National Municipal Income FundN/AN/A
The Mexico FundOutperform Votes
98
57.31%
Underperform Votes
73
42.69%

abrdn National Municipal Income Fund pays an annual dividend of $0.44 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.3%. The Mexico Fund pays an annual dividend of $0.82 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.5%. abrdn National Municipal Income Fund has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and The Mexico Fund has increased its dividend for 2 consecutive years. The Mexico Fund is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

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

abrdn National Municipal Income Fund has a beta of 0.56, suggesting that its share price is 44% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, The Mexico Fund has a beta of 1.17, suggesting that its share price is 17% more volatile than the S&P 500.

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
The Mexico Fund
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
abrdn National Municipal Income FundN/A N/A N/A
The Mexico Fund N/A N/A N/A

33.3% of abrdn National Municipal Income Fund shares are held by institutional investors. 1.0% of abrdn National Municipal Income Fund shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 2.7% of The Mexico Fund shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

In the previous week, The Mexico Fund had 1 more articles in the media than abrdn National Municipal Income Fund. MarketBeat recorded 2 mentions for The Mexico Fund and 1 mentions for abrdn National Municipal Income Fund. The Mexico Fund's average media sentiment score of 0.00 beat abrdn National Municipal Income Fund's score of -0.13 indicating that abrdn National Municipal Income Fund is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
abrdn National Municipal Income Fund
0 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
The Mexico Fund
0 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

Summary

The Mexico Fund beats abrdn National Municipal Income Fund on 6 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.


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New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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Media Sentiment Over Time

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MXF vs. The Competition

MetricThe Mexico FundInvestment offices IndustryFinance SectorNYSE Exchange
Market CapN/A$6.88B$8.58B$17.56B
Dividend Yield4.48%6.30%10.01%3.57%
P/E RatioN/A1.7642.5820.52
Price / SalesN/A10.593,534.877.29
Price / CashN/A13.0917.9517.54
Price / BookN/A0.962.276.10
Net IncomeN/A$20.27M$797.45M$870.05M
7 Day Performance-2.55%0.21%-0.30%-0.34%
1 Month Performance0.33%1.40%-0.67%1.85%
1 Year Performance10.69%2.08%5.03%89.27%

The Mexico Fund Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
VFL
abrdn National Municipal Income Fund
0 of 5 stars
$10.20
-0.1%
N/A-1.1%$0.00N/A0.00N/ANews Coverage
High Trading Volume
AWF
AllianceBernstein Global High Income Fund
0 of 5 stars
$10.42
+0.3%
N/A+4.0%$0.00N/A0.00N/ANews Coverage
Negative News
ASA
ASA Gold and Precious Metals
0 of 5 stars
$13.92
+0.9%
N/A-0.9%$0.00N/A0.00N/ANews Coverage
Gap Down
MCI
Barings Corporate Investors
0 of 5 stars
$18.09
+0.1%
N/A+33.8%$0.00N/A0.00N/A
MPV
Barings Participation Investors
0 of 5 stars
$15.20
-0.5%
N/A+20.2%$0.00N/A0.00N/ANews Coverage
DMF
BNY Mellon Municipal Income
0 of 5 stars
$6.66
-0.2%
N/A+6.8%$0.00N/A0.00N/AHigh Trading Volume
DSM
BNY Mellon Strategic Municipal Bond Fund
0 of 5 stars
$5.79
flat
N/A+1.4%$0.00$10.06M0.00N/A
LEO
BNY Mellon Strategic Municipals
0 of 5 stars
$5.99
-0.7%
N/A-1.3%$0.00N/A0.00147,000News Coverage
EVN
Eaton Vance Municipal Income Trust
0 of 5 stars
$10.25
+0.2%
N/A+1.8%$0.00N/A0.00N/ANews Coverage
EQS
Equus Total Return
0 of 5 stars
$1.52
+1.3%
N/A-6.3%$0.00N/A0.002,011Gap Up

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This page (NYSE:MXF) was last updated on 2/25/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff