Analyzing Fifth Street Asset Management (FSAM) & Its Competitors
Fifth Street Asset Management (NASDAQ: FSAM) is one of 61 public companies in the “Investment Management” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Fifth Street Asset Management to similar businesses based on the strength of its earnings, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, valuation, institutional ownership and profitability.
Fifth Street Asset Management pays an annual dividend of $0.25 per share and has a dividend yield of 6.3%. Fifth Street Asset Management pays out -178.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Investment Management” companies pay a dividend yield of 3.4% and pay out 65.6% of their earnings in the form of a dividend. Fifth Street Asset Management is clearly a better dividend stock than its competitors, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Fifth Street Asset Management and its competitors revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||EBITDA||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Fifth Street Asset Management||$71.87 million||$35.88 million||-28.57|
|Fifth Street Asset Management Competitors||$817.28 million||$231.48 million||-11.61|
Fifth Street Asset Management’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Fifth Street Asset Management. Fifth Street Asset Management is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
This table compares Fifth Street Asset Management and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Fifth Street Asset Management||-0.63%||-399.09%||11.43%|
|Fifth Street Asset Management Competitors||29.76%||104.37%||27.63%|
Institutional & Insider Ownership
8.6% of Fifth Street Asset Management shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 47.8% of shares of all “Investment Management” companies are held by institutional investors. 86.0% of Fifth Street Asset Management shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 26.7% of shares of all “Investment Management” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
Volatility and Risk
Fifth Street Asset Management has a beta of 0.32, suggesting that its share price is 68% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Fifth Street Asset Management’s competitors have a beta of 1.42, suggesting that their average share price is 42% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Fifth Street Asset Management and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Fifth Street Asset Management||0||1||0||0||2.00|
|Fifth Street Asset Management Competitors||643||2050||2106||34||2.32|
Fifth Street Asset Management presently has a consensus target price of $4.00, indicating a potential upside of 0.00%. As a group, “Investment Management” companies have a potential downside of 2.03%. Given Fifth Street Asset Management’s higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe Fifth Street Asset Management is more favorable than its competitors.
Fifth Street Asset Management competitors beat Fifth Street Asset Management on 10 of the 15 factors compared.
Fifth Street Asset Management Company Profile
Fifth Street Asset Management Inc. is an alternative asset manager. The Company provides asset management services to its investment funds (the Fifth Street Funds or the funds), which consist of Fifth Street Finance Corp. (FSC) and Fifth Street Senior Floating Rate Corp. (FSFR), both publicly-traded business development companies (together, the BDCs). Its segment provides asset management services to the Fifth Street Funds. The Company conducts all of its operations through its subsidiaries, Fifth Street Management LLC (FSM), Fifth Street CLO Management LLC (CLO Management) and FSCO GP LLC (FSCO GP). The funds, managed by the Company, provide financing solutions to small and mid-sized companies across their capital structures, mainly in connection with investments by private equity sponsors. It provides credit solutions across the capital structure, including one-stop financing, unitranche debt, senior secured debt, mezzanine debt, equity co-investments and venture debt financing.
Receive News & Ratings for Fifth Street Asset Management Inc. Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Fifth Street Asset Management Inc. and related companies with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.