Reviewing Eaton Vance Municipal Bond Fund (EIM)’s and Diamond Hill Investment Group Inc. (NASDAQ:DHIL)’s results

We are comparing Eaton Vance Municipal Bond Fund (NYSE:EIM) and Diamond Hill Investment Group Inc. (NASDAQ:DHIL) on their risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings and valuation. They both are Asset Management companies, competing one another.

Earnings and 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
Diamond Hill Investment Group Inc. 141 0.00 2.88M 14.34 9.83

Table 1 shows gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation of the two companies. Diamond Hill Investment Group Inc. appears to has higher revenue and earnings than Eaton Vance Municipal Bond Fund. The business that is more expensive between the two has a higher price-to-earnings ratio. Eaton Vance Municipal Bond Fund’s current price-to-earnings ratio is higher than that of Diamond Hill Investment Group Inc., which means that it is the expensive of the two.

Profitability

Table 2 shows us Eaton Vance Municipal Bond Fund and Diamond Hill Investment Group Inc.’s return on assets, net margins and return on equity.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Eaton Vance Municipal Bond Fund 0.00% 0% 0%
Diamond Hill Investment Group Inc. 2,040,382.57% 24.5% 16%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

The shares of both Eaton Vance Municipal Bond Fund and Diamond Hill Investment Group Inc. are owned by institutional investors at 42.65% and 57.3% respectively. Eaton Vance Municipal Bond Fund’s share owned by insiders are 1.36%. On the other hand, insiders owned about 6.31% of Diamond Hill Investment Group Inc.’s shares.

Performance

In this table we show 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%
Diamond Hill Investment Group Inc. 1.65% 1.03% -0.95% -9.72% -22.55% -5.69%

For the past year Eaton Vance Municipal Bond Fund has 13.2% stronger performance while Diamond Hill Investment Group Inc. has -5.69% weaker performance.

Summary

Diamond Hill Investment Group Inc. beats on 8 of the 10 factors Eaton Vance Municipal Bond Fund.

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