Eaton Vance Corp. (EV)’s Financial Results Comparing With Wells Fargo Advantage Multi-Sector Income Fund (NYSE:ERC)

Eaton Vance Corp. (NYSE:EV) and Wells Fargo Advantage Multi-Sector Income Fund (NYSE:ERC) are two firms in the Asset Management that compete against each other. Below is a comparison of their institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, earnings and valuation.

Earnings & Valuation

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Eaton Vance Corp. 47 2.23 103.65M 3.34 13.33
Wells Fargo Advantage Multi-Sector Income Fund 13 0.00 N/A 0.52 24.36

In table 1 we can see Eaton Vance Corp. and Wells Fargo Advantage Multi-Sector Income Fund’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation. Wells Fargo Advantage Multi-Sector Income Fund has lower revenue and earnings than Eaton Vance Corp. The business that is presently more affordable of the two stocks is the one that has a lower P/E ratio. Eaton Vance Corp.’s presently lower P/E ratio makes it the more affordable of the two businesses.

Profitability

Table 2 shows us the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of both businesses.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Eaton Vance Corp. 221,569,046.60% 36.2% 11.6%
Wells Fargo Advantage Multi-Sector Income Fund 0.00% 0% 0%

Analyst Ratings

The next table highlights the delivered recommendations and ratings for Eaton Vance Corp. and Wells Fargo Advantage Multi-Sector Income Fund.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
Eaton Vance Corp. 1 2 0 2.67
Wells Fargo Advantage Multi-Sector Income Fund 0 0 0 0.00

The average target price of Eaton Vance Corp. is $47.33, with potential upside of 1.18%.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

The shares of both Eaton Vance Corp. and Wells Fargo Advantage Multi-Sector Income Fund are owned by institutional investors at 74.6% and 0% respectively. Eaton Vance Corp.’s share owned by insiders are 0.2%. Insiders Competitively, owned 17.42% of Wells Fargo Advantage Multi-Sector Income Fund shares.

Performance

Here are the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
Eaton Vance Corp. -2.65% 2.3% 7.49% 16.64% -16.21% 26.49%
Wells Fargo Advantage Multi-Sector Income Fund -0.31% 0% 2.09% 6.28% 0.48% 14.43%

For the past year Eaton Vance Corp. was more bullish than Wells Fargo Advantage Multi-Sector Income Fund.

Summary

On 11 of the 12 factors Eaton Vance Corp. beats Wells Fargo Advantage Multi-Sector Income Fund.

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