Oxford Lane Capital Corp (NASDAQ: OXLC) is one of 585 publicly-traded companies in the “Closed End Funds” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare Oxford Lane Capital Corp to similar businesses based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, risk, earnings, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation and profitability.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

23.2% of shares of all “Closed End Funds” companies are held by institutional investors. 3.5% of shares of all “Closed End Funds” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Oxford Lane Capital Corp and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Oxford Lane Capital Corp 0 0 1 0 3.00
Oxford Lane Capital Corp Competitors 202 1227 1442 15 2.44

Oxford Lane Capital Corp currently has a consensus target price of $11.00, suggesting a potential upside of 2.80%. As a group, “Closed End Funds” companies have a potential upside of 60.21%. Given Oxford Lane Capital Corp’s rivals higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Oxford Lane Capital Corp has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Profitability

This table compares Oxford Lane Capital Corp and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Oxford Lane Capital Corp 89.48% 26.64% 16.20%
Oxford Lane Capital Corp Competitors -49.61% 6.80% 5.25%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Oxford Lane Capital Corp and its rivals revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue NetIncome Price/Earnings Ratio
Oxford Lane Capital Corp N/A N/A 2.14
Oxford Lane Capital Corp Competitors $118.53 million $49.80 million 190.03

Oxford Lane Capital Corp’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Oxford Lane Capital Corp. Oxford Lane Capital Corp is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Risk & Volatility

Oxford Lane Capital Corp has a beta of 1.05, suggesting that its share price is 5% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Oxford Lane Capital Corp’s rivals have a beta of 0.55, suggesting that their average share price is 45% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Oxford Lane Capital Corp beats its rivals on 6 of the 11 factors compared.

About Oxford Lane Capital Corp

Oxford Lane Capital Corp. is a non-diversified closed-end management investment company. The Fund’s investment objective is to maximize its portfolio’s risk adjusted total return and seeks to achieve its investment objective by investing in structured finance investments, specifically collateralized loan obligation (CLO) vehicles, which primarily own senior corporate debt securities. The Fund holds debt investments in over three different CLO structures and equity investments in approximately 30 different CLO structures. Its investment strategy also includes investing in warehouse facilities, which are financing structures intended to aggregate loans that may be used to form the basis of a CLO vehicle. The Fund may also invest, on an opportunistic basis, in corporate debt securities on a direct basis and a range of other corporate credits. Oxford Lane Management, LLC (OXLC Management) is the investment advisor of the Fund.

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