Aberdeen Australia Equity Fund Inc. (IAF) and Och-Ziff Capital Management Group Inc. (NYSE:OZM) Comparing side by side

Both Aberdeen Australia Equity Fund Inc. (NYSE:IAF) and Och-Ziff Capital Management Group Inc. (NYSE:OZM) compete on a level playing field in the Asset Management industry. We will evaluate their performance with regards to dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, earnings and valuation.

Valuation and Earnings

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Aberdeen Australia Equity Fund Inc. 5 0.00 N/A 0.18 29.73
Och-Ziff Capital Management Group Inc. 22 -0.88 14.52M 0.28 81.97

Demonstrates Aberdeen Australia Equity Fund Inc. and Och-Ziff Capital Management Group Inc. earnings per share (EPS), top-line revenue and valuation. Och-Ziff Capital Management Group Inc. has higher revenue and earnings than Aberdeen Australia Equity Fund Inc. Presently more affordable of the two stocks is the company with a lower price-to-earnings ratio. Aberdeen Australia Equity Fund Inc. is presently more affordable than Och-Ziff Capital Management Group Inc., because it’s trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio.

Profitability

Table 2 provides us Aberdeen Australia Equity Fund Inc. and Och-Ziff Capital Management Group Inc.’s return on assets, return on equity and net margins.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Aberdeen Australia Equity Fund Inc. 0.00% 0% 0%
Och-Ziff Capital Management Group Inc. 66,361,974.41% -2.3% 0.7%

Analyst Recommendations

Aberdeen Australia Equity Fund Inc. and Och-Ziff Capital Management Group Inc. Ratings and Recommendations are available on the next table.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
Aberdeen Australia Equity Fund Inc. 0 0 0 0.00
Och-Ziff Capital Management Group Inc. 0 0 1 3.00

Competitively the average target price of Och-Ziff Capital Management Group Inc. is $35, which is potential 70.98% upside.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

Institutional investors held 26.95% of Aberdeen Australia Equity Fund Inc. shares and 39.5% of Och-Ziff Capital Management Group Inc. shares. Competitively, insiders own roughly 3.6% of Och-Ziff Capital Management Group 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 Australia Equity Fund Inc. -2.67% -0.73% 1.48% 4.19% -10.91% 15.16%
Och-Ziff Capital Management Group Inc. -5.52% -3.64% 58.58% 77.57% 10.33% 153.04%

For the past year Aberdeen Australia Equity Fund Inc. was less bullish than Och-Ziff Capital Management Group Inc.

Summary

Och-Ziff Capital Management Group Inc. beats Aberdeen Australia Equity Fund Inc. on 11 of the 12 factors.

Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC is a publicly owned hedge fund sponsor. The firm provides investment advisory services for its clients. It primarily caters to institutional investors which include pension funds, fund-of-funds, foundations and endowments, corporations and other institutions, private banks and family offices. The firm invests in equity and alternative markets across the world. It employs quantitative and qualitative analysis to make its investments. For its multi-strategy portfolios, the firm employs strategies like convertible and derivative arbitrage, corporate credit, long/short equity special situations, buyout investments, merger arbitrage, private investments, and structured credit. It also invests in real estate and traditional real estate assets including multifamily, office, hotel and retail, loans, portfolio acquisitions, loan pools, operating companies, structured debt products, public securities, and non-traditional real estate assets including gaming, distressed land and residential, cell towers, parking, golf, debt and senior housing. For private equity investments, it considers investments in a variety of special situations that seek to realize value through strategic sales or initial public offerings. The firm typically invests in the energy investments. It prefers to invest in United States. It also manages a buyout fund, Och-Ziff Energy Fund. Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC was founded in 1994 and is based New York City with additional offices in Houston, Texas, London, United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Japan, Bangalore, India, Singapore, and Beijing, China.

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