Gladstone Capital Corporation (GLADN) and MFS California Municipal Fund (NYSEAMERICAN:CCA) Comparing side by side

We will be contrasting the differences between Gladstone Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:GLADN) and MFS California Municipal Fund (NYSEAMERICAN:CCA) as far as analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, institutional ownership, dividends, earnings and valuation are concerned. The two businesses are rivals in the Asset Management industry.

Earnings & Valuation

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Gladstone Capital Corporation 46.63M 5.56 7.78M 0.28 89.89
MFS California Municipal Fund 2.53M 12.32 N/A -0.09 0.00

We can see in table 1 the earnings per share, gross revenue and valuation of Gladstone Capital Corporation and MFS California Municipal Fund.

Profitability

Table 2 provides Gladstone Capital Corporation and MFS California Municipal Fund’s net margins, return on assets and return on equity.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Gladstone Capital Corporation 16.68% 0% 0%
MFS California Municipal Fund 0.00% 0% 0%

Dividends

Gladstone Capital Corporation pays out its dividends annually at $0.84 per share and 3.31% dividend yield. On the other side, $0.47 per share with a dividend yield of 4.21% for MFS California Municipal Fund.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

Gladstone Capital Corporation and MFS California Municipal Fund has shares owned by institutional investors as follows: 13.46% and 37.88%. Comparatively, MFS California Municipal Fund has 31.85% of it’s share owned by insiders.

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)
Gladstone Capital Corporation 0.6% 0.85% 1.44% -0.2% 1.08% 2.72%
MFS California Municipal Fund 0.42% 2% 13.12% 8.41% 5.06% 12.08%

For the past year Gladstone Capital Corporation has weaker performance than MFS California Municipal Fund

Summary

Gladstone Capital Corporation beats MFS California Municipal Fund on 7 of the 9 factors.