Value is all about what a company is worth versus what price it is
available for. If you went into a grocery store and all the bananas were on sale
at half price, they could be considered
INTRINSIC VALUE BASED ON FUTURE CASH FLOWS
It is not possible to calculate the future cash flow value for
Gabelli Equity Trust. This is due to cash flow or dividend data being
unavailable. The share price is
PRICE RELATIVE TO MARKET
We can also value a company based on what the stock market is willing to pay for
it. This is similar to the price of fruit (e.g. Mangoes or Avocados) increasing
when they are out of season, or how much your home is worth.
The amount the stock market is willing to pay for
Gabelli Equity Trust's
is considered below, and whether this is a fair price.
Price based on past earnings
Gabelli Equity Trust's earnings available for a low price, and how does
this compare to other companies in the same industry?
In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Gabelli Equity Trust has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.
This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by Simply Wall St do have past financial data. You can see them here.
Show me the analysis anyway
The future performance of a company is measured in the same way as past
performance, by looking at estimated
and how much profit it is expected to make.
Future estimates come from
professional analysts. Just like forecasting the weather, they don’t always get
Expected Capital Markets industry annual growth in earnings.
Earnings growth vs Low Risk Savings
Gabelli Equity Trust
expected to grow at an
Unable to compare Gabelli Equity Trust's earnings growth to the low risk savings rate as no estimate data is available.
Growth vs Market Checks
Unable to compare Gabelli Equity Trust's earnings growth to the Germany market average as no estimate data is available.
Unable to compare Gabelli Equity Trust's revenue growth to the Germany market average as no estimate data is available.
Unable to determine if Gabelli Equity Trust is high growth as no earnings estimate data is available.
Unable to determine if Gabelli Equity Trust is high growth as no revenue estimate data is available.
Past and Future Earnings per Share
The accuracy of the analysts who estimate the future performance data can
be gauged below. We look back 3 years and see if they were any good at
predicting what actually occurred. We also show the highest and lowest estimates
looking forward to see if there is a wide range.
Gabelli Equity Trust's performance over the past 5 years by checking for:
Has earnings increased in past 5 years? (1 check)
Has the earnings growth in the last year exceeded that of the
industry? (1 check)
Is the recent earnings growth over the last year higher than the average annual growth over the
past 5 years? (1 check)
Is the Return on Equity (ROE) higher than 20%? (1 check)
Is the Return on Assets (ROA) above industry average? (1 check)
Has the Return on Capital Employed (ROCE) increased from 3 years ago? (1 check)
The above checks will fail if the company has reported a loss in the most recent
earnings report. Some checks require at least 3 or 5 years worth of data.
Gabelli Equity Trust
has a total score of
2/6, see the detailed checks below.
Note: We use GAAP Net Income excluding extraordinary items in all our calculations.
A company's financial position is much like your own financial position,
it includes everything you own
The boxes below represent the relative size of what makes up
Gabelli Equity Trust's finances.
The net worth of a company is the difference between its assets and liabilities.
Gabelli Equity Trust is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.
Gabelli Equity Trust's cash and other short term assets cover its long term commitments.
This treemap shows a more detailed breakdown of
Gabelli Equity Trust's finances. If any of them are yellow this
indicates they may be out of proportion and red means they relate to one of the
Liabilities and shares
The 'shares' portion represents any funds contributed by the owners (shareholders) and any profits.
Low level of unsold assets.
Gabelli Equity Trust has no debt, it does not need to be covered by short term assets.
Nearly all companies have debt. Debt in itself isn’t
however if the debt is too high, or the company can’t afford to pay the interest
on its debts this may have impacts in the future.
The graphic below shows equity (available funds) and debt, we ideally want to
see the red area (debt) decreasing.
If there is any debt we look at the companies capability to repay it, and
whether the level has increased over the past 5 years.
Management is one of the most important areas of a company. We look at
unreasonable CEO compensation, how long the team and board of directors have
been around for and insider trading.
Mr. Bruce N. Alpert, CPA, has been a Senior Vice President of GAMCO Investors Inc. since May 2008. Mr. Alpert is President at The Gabelli Dividend & Income Trust. Mr. Alpert served as Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Gabelli Funds, LLC or its predecessor from 1988 to 1999, and became Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Gabelli Funds, LLC in 1999. Since 1989, Mr. Alpert has been a Vice President of G.research, LLC, a subsidiary of Associated Capital Group, Inc. Mr. Alpert is an officer of certain of the Gabelli/GAMCO Funds. Mr. Alpert also served as a director of Teton Advisors, Inc. from 1998 through May 2012, and was its President from 1998 through 2008 and Chairman from 2008 through 2010. He served as Chief Compliance Officer of the Gabelli/GAMCO Funds and Gabelli Funds, LLC from 2012 through 2014. From 1986 until June 1988, he worked at the InterCapital Division of Dean Witter as Vice President and Treasurer of the mutual funds sponsored by Dean Witter. From 1983 through 1986, he worked at Smith Barney Harris Upham & Co. (“Smith Barney”) as Vice President in the Financial Services Division and as Vice President and Treasurer of the mutual funds sponsored by Smith Barney. Prior to Smith Barney, Mr. Alpert was an Audit Manager and Specialist at Price Waterhouse in the Investment Company Industry Services Group, where he was employed from 1975 through 1983. Mr. Alpert is a Certified Public Accountant.
Insufficient data for Bruce to compare compensation growth.
Insufficient data for Bruce to establish whether their remuneration is reasonable compared to companies of similar size in Germany.
Management Team Tenure
Average tenure and age of the
Gabelli Equity Trust
management team in years:
The average tenure for the Gabelli Equity Trust management team is over 5 years, this suggests they are a seasoned and experienced team.
Senior Vice President
Principal Executive Officer
President & Chief Operating Officer of the Open-End Fund Division & Vice President
Board of Directors Tenure
Average tenure and age of the
Gabelli Equity Trust
board of directors in years:
The average tenure for the Gabelli Equity Trust board of directors is over 10 years, this suggests they are a seasoned and experienced board.
Board of Directors
Lead Independent Director
Who owns this company?
Recent Insider Trading
No 3 month open market individual insider trading information.
The Gabelli Equity Trust Inc. is a closed ended equity mutual fund launched by GAMCO Investors, Inc. The fund is managed by Gabelli Funds, LLC. It invests in public equity markets of the United States. The fund seeks to invest in stocks of companies operating across diversified sectors. It invests in preferred stock, convertible or exchangeable securities, and warrants and rights. The fund primarily invests in value stocks of companies across market capitalizations. It employs fundamental analysis with a bottom-up stock picking approach to create its portfolio. The fund seeks to benchmarks the performance of its portfolio against the S&P 500 Index, Dow Jones Industrial Average, and Nasdaq Composite Index. The Gabelli Equity Trust Inc. was formed on August 21, 1986 and is domiciled in the United States.
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