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F   12.01 (+0.50%)
MU   91.85 (+2.67%)
CGC   3.53 (+1.73%)
GE   153.99 (-0.50%)
DIS   109.45 (+1.64%)
AMC   4.81 (+7.86%)
PFE   26.89 (-1.07%)
PYPL   60.16 (+1.40%)
XOM   104.03 (-0.21%)
QQQ   437.60 (+0.24%)
AAPL   182.63 (+0.81%)
MSFT   407.48 (-0.01%)
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GOOGL   138.88 (+0.95%)
AMZN   173.54 (-0.68%)
TSLA   199.73 (+0.17%)
NVDA   787.01 (-0.49%)
NIO   5.78 (+2.30%)
AMD   178.00 (+1.13%)
BABA   77.68 (+1.53%)
T   16.84 (+1.39%)
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MU   91.85 (+2.67%)
CGC   3.53 (+1.73%)
GE   153.99 (-0.50%)
DIS   109.45 (+1.64%)
AMC   4.81 (+7.86%)
PFE   26.89 (-1.07%)
PYPL   60.16 (+1.40%)
XOM   104.03 (-0.21%)

High Income Securities Fund (PCF) Competitors

$6.68
-0.28 (-4.02%)
(As of 02/27/2024 ET)

PCF vs. VLT, DHF, EMD, ARBK, FCAP, OSI, CULL, FLME, SDIG, and CPBI

Should you be buying High Income Securities Fund stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of High Income Securities Fund include Invesco High Income Trust II (VLT), BNY Mellon High Yield Strategies Fund (DHF), Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund (EMD), Argo Blockchain (ARBK), First Capital (FCAP), Osiris Acquisition (OSI), Cullman Bancorp (CULL), Flame Acquisition (FLME), Stronghold Digital Mining (SDIG), and Central Plains Bancshares (CPBI).

High Income Securities Fund vs.

Invesco High Income Trust II (NYSE:VLT) and High Income Securities Fund (NYSE:PCF) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, analyst recommendations, risk, media sentiment, profitability, earnings, community ranking, institutional ownership and dividends.

Invesco High Income Trust II has a beta of 0.79, suggesting that its stock price is 21% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, High Income Securities Fund has a beta of 0.89, suggesting that its stock price is 11% less volatile than the S&P 500.

High Income Securities Fund received 13 more outperform votes than Invesco High Income Trust II when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 62.13% of users gave High Income Securities Fund an outperform vote while only 61.33% of users gave Invesco High Income Trust II an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Invesco High Income Trust IIOutperform Votes
92
61.33%
Underperform Votes
58
38.67%
High Income Securities FundOutperform Votes
105
62.13%
Underperform Votes
64
37.87%

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

Company Overall Sentiment
Invesco High Income Trust II Positive
High Income Securities Fund Neutral

Invesco High Income Trust II pays an annual dividend of $1.16 per share and has a dividend yield of 11.0%. High Income Securities Fund pays an annual dividend of $0.73 per share and has a dividend yield of 10.9%. High Income Securities Fund has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Invesco High Income Trust II
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A
High Income Securities Fund
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A

16.1% of Invesco High Income Trust II shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 16.8% of High Income Securities Fund shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.0% of Invesco High Income Trust II shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 15.4% of High Income Securities Fund shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Invesco High Income Trust IIN/A N/A N/A
High Income Securities Fund N/A N/A N/A

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Invesco High Income Trust IIN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
High Income Securities FundN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A

Summary

High Income Securities Fund beats Invesco High Income Trust II on 6 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.


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Media Sentiment Over Time

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PCF vs. The Competition

MetricHigh Income Securities FundInvestment offices IndustryFinance SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$117.10M$7.01B$8.16B$17.22B
Dividend Yield11.19%6.33%10.68%3.56%
P/E RatioN/A1.4258.5322.95
Price / SalesN/A24.463,583.657.78
Price / CashN/A9.0029.5516.84
Price / BookN/A0.992.416.14
Net IncomeN/A$37.21M$808.95M$858.45M
7 Day Performance2.61%-0.10%-0.02%0.96%
1 Month Performance5.20%1.02%-1.03%2.29%
1 Year Performance-0.15%1.21%4.68%88.31%

High Income Securities Fund Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
VLT
Invesco High Income Trust II
0 of 5 stars
$10.48
+0.2%
N/A-2.1%$68.12MN/A0.00N/APositive News
DHF
BNY Mellon High Yield Strategies Fund
0 of 5 stars
$2.33
-0.9%
N/A+4.5%$169.48M$23.21M0.00N/ANews Coverage
EMD
Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund
0 of 5 stars
$9.08
-0.4%
N/A+0.0%$259.96M$68.73M0.00N/ADividend Announcement
ARBK
Argo Blockchain
0.1152 of 5 stars
$2.32
-8.3%
$2.23
-3.7%
+50.9%$133.90M$49.43M0.0082Gap Up
FCAP
First Capital
1.3187 of 5 stars
$28.00
+0.3%
N/A+4.3%$93.83M$42.22M7.31184Dividend Announcement
Analyst Report
OSI
Osiris Acquisition
0 of 5 stars
$10.58
-0.7%
N/A+6.9%$93.63MN/A0.002,021
CULL
Cullman Bancorp
0 of 5 stars
$10.63
flat
N/A-8.4%$77.17M$18.22M0.0059
FLME
Flame Acquisition
0 of 5 stars
$12.10
+0.8%
N/A+19.9%$160.81MN/A0.002
SDIG
Stronghold Digital Mining
3.66 of 5 stars
$5.19
-6.0%
$12.83
+147.3%
-19.4%$53.81M$73.77M-0.30168Gap Up
CPBI
Central Plains Bancshares
0 of 5 stars
$10.23
-0.1%
N/AN/A$42.25M$15.68M0.0067Positive News

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This page (NYSE:PCF) was last updated on 2/27/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff