WhiteHorse Finance (NASDAQ:WHF) and Blackrock Muniassets Fund (NYSE:MUA) 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.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings for WhiteHorse Finance and Blackrock Muniassets Fund, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Blackrock Muniassets Fund||0||0||0||0||N/A|
Risk and Volatility
WhiteHorse Finance has a beta of 0.64, meaning that its share price is 36% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Blackrock Muniassets Fund has a beta of -0.05, meaning that its share price is 105% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares WhiteHorse Finance and Blackrock Muniassets Fund’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Blackrock Muniassets Fund||N/A||N/A||N/A|
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares WhiteHorse Finance and Blackrock Muniassets Fund’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|WhiteHorse Finance||$54.80 million||4.61||$34.44 million||$1.35||9.10|
|Blackrock Muniassets Fund||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
WhiteHorse Finance has higher revenue and earnings than Blackrock Muniassets Fund.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
8.8% of WhiteHorse Finance shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 6.5% of Blackrock Muniassets Fund shares are held by institutional investors. 1.2% of WhiteHorse Finance shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of Blackrock Muniassets Fund shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
WhiteHorse Finance pays an annual dividend of $1.42 per share and has a dividend yield of 11.6%. Blackrock Muniassets Fund pays an annual dividend of $0.66 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.2%. WhiteHorse Finance pays out 105.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future.
WhiteHorse Finance beats Blackrock Muniassets Fund on 10 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
About WhiteHorse Finance
WhiteHorse Finance, LLC is a business development company.
About Blackrock Muniassets Fund
There is no company description available for BlackRock MuniAssets Fund.
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