Fifth Street Asset Management (FSAM) vs. Its Competitors Head to Head Comparison
Fifth Street Asset Management (NASDAQ: FSAM) is one of 61 public companies in the “Investment Management” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Fifth Street Asset Management to similar businesses based on the strength of its risk, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, earnings, valuation and dividends.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Fifth Street Asset Management and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share 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||-11.35|
Fifth Street Asset Management’s peers 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 peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
This table compares Fifth Street Asset Management and its peers’ 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%|
Insider & Institutional Ownership
8.6% of Fifth Street Asset Management shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 47.8% of shares of all “Investment Management” companies are owned by institutional investors. 86.0% of Fifth Street Asset Management shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 26.8% of shares of all “Investment Management” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
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 3.3% 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 peers, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.
This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Fifth Street Asset Management and its peers, as reported 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||644||2056||2115||34||2.32|
Fifth Street Asset Management currently has a consensus price target of $4.00, indicating a potential upside of 0.00%. As a group, “Investment Management” companies have a potential downside of 2.14%. Given Fifth Street Asset Management’s higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Fifth Street Asset Management is more favorable than its peers.
Volatility & Risk
Fifth Street Asset Management has a beta of 0.32, indicating that its stock price is 68% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Fifth Street Asset Management’s peers have a beta of 1.42, indicating that their average stock price is 42% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Fifth Street Asset Management peers beat Fifth Street Asset Management on 10 of the 14 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.
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