Head-To-Head Contrast: Full Circle Capital Corp (FULL) & The Competition

Full Circle Capital Corp (NASDAQ: FULL) is one of 558 public companies in the “Closed End Funds” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Full Circle Capital Corp to related businesses based on the strength of its valuation, profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, risk, earnings and analyst recommendations.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

23.8% of shares of all “Closed End Funds” companies are owned by institutional investors. 5.1% of shares of all “Closed End Funds” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations for Full Circle Capital Corp and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Full Circle Capital Corp 0 0 0 0 N/A
Full Circle Capital Corp Competitors 232 1561 1913 31 2.47

As a group, “Closed End Funds” companies have a potential upside of 47.85%. Given Full Circle Capital Corp’s peers higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Full Circle Capital Corp has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Full Circle Capital Corp and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue NetIncome Price/Earnings Ratio
Full Circle Capital Corp N/A N/A -6.36
Full Circle Capital Corp Competitors $238.79 million $43.51 million 252.53

Full Circle Capital Corp’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than Full Circle Capital Corp. Full Circle Capital Corp 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.

Dividends

Full Circle Capital Corp pays an annual dividend of $0.17 per share and has a dividend yield of 6.4%. Full Circle Capital Corp pays out -40.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Closed End Funds” companies pay a dividend yield of 8.7% and pay out 95.9% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

Profitability

This table compares Full Circle Capital Corp and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Full Circle Capital Corp -11.16% -1.78% -1.24%
Full Circle Capital Corp Competitors -35.24% 6.99% 5.45%

Summary

Full Circle Capital Corp peers beat Full Circle Capital Corp on 7 of the 9 factors compared.

Full Circle Capital Corp Company Profile

Full Circle Capital Corporation is a non-diversified closed-end management investment company. The Company’s investment objective is to generate both current income and capital appreciation through debt and equity investments. The Company invests primarily in senior secured loans and second lien loans, mezzanine loans and equity securities issued by lower middle-market and middle-market companies that operate in a range of industries. In its lending activities, the Company focuses primarily on portfolio companies with both tangible and intangible assets available as collateral and security against its loan to help mitigate its risk of loss, and cash flow to cover debt service. The Company focuses primarily on senior secured loans and stretch senior secured loans (unitranche loans), which combine characteristics of first-lien senior secured loans and second-lien or subordinated loans. The Company’s investment advisor is Full Circle Advisors, LLC (Full Circle Advisors).

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