Eaton Vance Municipal Bond Fund (EIM) and Ares Management Corporation (NYSE:ARES) Comparison side by side

Both Eaton Vance Municipal Bond Fund (NYSE:EIM) and Ares Management Corporation (NYSE:ARES) are each other’s competitor in the Asset Management industry. Thus the contrast of their risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings and valuation.

Earnings & Valuation

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Eaton Vance Municipal Bond Fund 13 0.00 N/A 0.62 20.78
Ares Management Corporation 31 1.30 79.46M 0.27 108.33

Table 1 demonstrates Eaton Vance Municipal Bond Fund and Ares Management Corporation’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation. Ares Management Corporation has lower earnings, but higher revenue than Eaton Vance Municipal Bond Fund. Presently more affordable of the two stocks is the company with a lower price-to-earnings ratio. Eaton Vance Municipal Bond Fund is thus presently the affordable of the two stocks because it has a lower price-to-earnings ratio.

Profitability

Table 2 shows the net margins, return on assets and return on equity of the two firms.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Eaton Vance Municipal Bond Fund 0.00% 0% 0%
Ares Management Corporation 257,987,012.99% 0% 0%

Analyst Recommendations

In next table is delivered Eaton Vance Municipal Bond Fund and Ares Management Corporation’s ratings and recommendations.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
Eaton Vance Municipal Bond Fund 0 0 0 0.00
Ares Management Corporation 0 2 5 2.71

Meanwhile, Ares Management Corporation’s consensus target price is $33.29, while its potential upside is 1.96%.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

Roughly 42.65% of Eaton Vance Municipal Bond Fund shares are held by institutional investors while 66.9% of Ares Management Corporation are owned by institutional investors. Insiders held 1.36% of Eaton Vance Municipal Bond Fund shares. Comparatively, insiders own roughly 2.3% of Ares Management Corporation’s 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 Municipal Bond Fund 1.03% 3.23% 2.4% 10.17% 8.77% 13.2%
Ares Management Corporation 0.72% 9.06% 18.42% 40.76% 39.62% 64.51%

For the past year Eaton Vance Municipal Bond Fund’s stock price has smaller growth than Ares Management Corporation.

Summary

On 9 of the 10 factors Ares Management Corporation beats Eaton Vance Municipal Bond Fund.

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