Reviewing Aberdeen Emerging Markets Equity Income Fund Inc. (AEF)’s and Virtus Investment Partners Inc. (NASDAQ:VRTSP)’s results

Both Aberdeen Emerging Markets Equity Income Fund Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:AEF) and Virtus Investment Partners Inc. (NASDAQ:VRTSP) compete on a level playing field in the Asset Management industry. We will evaluate their performance with regards to institutional ownership, earnings and valuation, profitability, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations.

Valuation & Earnings

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Aberdeen Emerging Markets Equity Income Fund Inc. 7 26.36 N/A -1.62 0.00
Virtus Investment Partners Inc. 91 1.36 N/A 8.70 11.55

Table 1 showcases the top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation of Aberdeen Emerging Markets Equity Income Fund Inc. and Virtus Investment Partners Inc.

Profitability

Table 2 provides us Aberdeen Emerging Markets Equity Income Fund Inc. and Virtus Investment Partners Inc.’s return on assets, return on equity and net margins.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Aberdeen Emerging Markets Equity Income Fund Inc. 0.00% 0% 0%
Virtus Investment Partners Inc. 0.00% 0% 0%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

The shares of both Aberdeen Emerging Markets Equity Income Fund Inc. and Virtus Investment Partners Inc. are owned by institutional investors at 55.65% and 84.68% respectively. Insiders held roughly 0.01% of Aberdeen Emerging Markets Equity Income Fund Inc.’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)
Aberdeen Emerging Markets Equity Income Fund Inc. -1.24% -5.3% 0.42% 12.33% -8.79% 12.6%
Virtus Investment Partners Inc. -0.23% 1.01% 19.16% 9.66% -9.79% 32.38%

For the past year Aberdeen Emerging Markets Equity Income Fund Inc.’s stock price has smaller growth than Virtus Investment Partners Inc.

Summary

On 4 of the 5 factors Virtus Investment Partners Inc. beats Aberdeen Emerging Markets Equity Income Fund Inc.

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