Aberdeen Australia Equity Fund Inc. (IAF)’s Financial Results Comparing With Nuveen Short Duration Credit Opportunities Fund (NYSE:JSD)

Both Aberdeen Australia Equity Fund Inc. (NYSE:IAF) and Nuveen Short Duration Credit Opportunities Fund (NYSE:JSD) compete on a level playing field in the Asset Management industry. We will evaluate their performance with regards to analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, risk, dividends, earnings and valuation.

Earnings & Valuation

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Aberdeen Australia Equity Fund Inc. 5 20.08 N/A 0.18 29.73
Nuveen Short Duration Credit Opportunities Fund 16 0.00 N/A 0.00 0.00

In table 1 we can see Aberdeen Australia Equity Fund Inc. and Nuveen Short Duration Credit Opportunities Fund’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Profitability

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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Aberdeen Australia Equity Fund Inc. 0.00% 0% 0%
Nuveen Short Duration Credit Opportunities Fund 0.00% 0% 0%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

Institutional investors held 26.95% of Aberdeen Australia Equity Fund Inc. shares and 30.57% of Nuveen Short Duration Credit Opportunities Fund shares. Insiders Competitively, held 0.05% of Nuveen Short Duration Credit Opportunities 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)
Aberdeen Australia Equity Fund Inc. -2.67% -0.73% 1.48% 4.19% -10.91% 15.16%
Nuveen Short Duration Credit Opportunities Fund 0% -1.48% -3.52% -0.26% -7.86% 7.19%

For the past year Aberdeen Australia Equity Fund Inc.’s stock price has bigger growth than Nuveen Short Duration Credit Opportunities Fund.

Summary

On 4 of the 5 factors Aberdeen Australia Equity Fund Inc. beats Nuveen Short Duration Credit Opportunities Fund.

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