Contrasting of Oxford Lane Capital Corp. (OXLCO) and ASA Gold and Precious Metals Limited (NYSE:ASA)

Oxford Lane Capital Corp. (NASDAQ:OXLCO) and ASA Gold and Precious Metals Limited (NYSE:ASA) compete with each other in the Asset Management sector. We will analyze and contrast their risk, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, dividends, earnings and valuation.

Earnings & Valuation

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Oxford Lane Capital Corp. 82.50M 4.45 48.27M 1.33 18.98
ASA Gold and Precious Metals Limited 1.62M 119.99 48.79M -4.10 0.00

In table 1 we can see Oxford Lane Capital Corp. and ASA Gold and Precious Metals Limited’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Profitability

Table 2 has Oxford Lane Capital Corp. and ASA Gold and Precious Metals Limited’s return on equity, return on assets and net margins.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Oxford Lane Capital Corp. 58.51% 0% 0%
ASA Gold and Precious Metals Limited -3,011.73% 0% 0%

Dividends

Oxford Lane Capital Corp. pays out a $1.62 per share dividend on a yearly basis and it also offers 6.37% dividend yield. On the other side, $0.03 per share with a dividend yield of 0.29% for ASA Gold and Precious Metals Limited.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

Institutional investors owned 9.98% of Oxford Lane Capital Corp. shares and 31.96% of ASA Gold and Precious Metals Limited shares. Comparatively, insiders own roughly 0.16% of ASA Gold and Precious Metals Limited’s shares.

Performance

Here are the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
Oxford Lane Capital Corp. -0.78% -0.55% -0.98% -0.4% -0.4% -0.79%
ASA Gold and Precious Metals Limited 3.46% 0.67% 7.82% -14.67% -16.03% -20.85%

For the past year Oxford Lane Capital Corp. was less bearish than ASA Gold and Precious Metals Limited.

Summary

Oxford Lane Capital Corp. beats on 9 of the 10 factors ASA Gold and Precious Metals Limited.

ASA Gold and Precious Metals Limited is a publicly owned investment manager. The firm invests in the public equity markets across the globe. It primarily invests in stocks of companies engaged in the exploration, mining or processing of gold, silver, platinum, diamonds, or other precious minerals. The firm employs fundamental analysis, with a focus on bottom-up research to make its investments. ASA Gold and Precious Metals Limited was founded in 1958 and is based in San Mateo, California with an additional office in Buffalo, New York.