GAMCO Investors, Inc. is a publicly owned holding investment manager. More Details
Flawless balance sheet and undervalued.
Share Price & News
How has GAMCO Investors's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: GBL is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.
Volatility Over Time: GBL's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
US Capital Markets
1 Year Return
US Capital Markets
Return vs Industry: GBL underperformed the US Capital Markets industry which returned 45.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: GBL matched the US Market which returned 36.3% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is GAMCO Investors's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
6 days ago | Simply Wall StDid GAMCO Investors, Inc. (NYSE:GBL) Insiders Buy Up More Shares?
2 months ago | Simply Wall StWould Shareholders Who Purchased GAMCO Investors' (NYSE:GBL) Stock Three Years Be Happy With The Share price Today?
3 months ago | Simply Wall StDid GAMCO Investors, Inc. (NYSE:GBL) Insiders Buy Up More Shares?
Is GAMCO Investors undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: GBL ($19.32) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($60.38)
Significantly Below Fair Value: GBL is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: GBL is good value based on its PE Ratio (8.7x) compared to the US Capital Markets industry average (23.4x).
PE vs Market: GBL is good value based on its PE Ratio (8.7x) compared to the US market (21.5x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate GBL's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: GBL is good value based on its PB Ratio (5.9x) compared to the US Capital Markets industry average (19x).
How is GAMCO Investors forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Diversified Financials industry annual growth in earnings
In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as GAMCO Investors has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.
This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.
- Examine whether GAMCO Investors is trading at an attractive price based on how much it is expected to earn in the future, and relative to its industry peers and the wider market.
- GAMCO Investors competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.
- Explore growth companies in the Diversified Financials industry.
How has GAMCO Investors performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: GBL has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: GBL's current net profit margins (22.6%) are lower than last year (26.2%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: GBL's earnings have declined by 7.3% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: GBL's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: GBL had negative earnings growth (-28.3%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Capital Markets industry average (10.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: GBL's Return on Equity (67.5%) is considered outstanding.
How is GAMCO Investors's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: GBL's short term assets ($139.2M) exceed its short term liabilities ($91.2M).
Long Term Liabilities: GBL's short term assets ($139.2M) exceed its long term liabilities ($7.3M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: GBL's debt to equity ratio (27.9%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: GBL had negative shareholder equity 5 years ago, but is now positive and has therefore improved.
Debt Coverage: GBL's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (168.2%).
Interest Coverage: GBL's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (55.9x coverage).
What is GAMCO Investors's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: GBL's dividend (0.41%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.31%).
High Dividend: GBL's dividend (0.41%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.64%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: GBL is not paying a notable dividend for the US market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.
Growing Dividend: GBL is not paying a notable dividend for the US market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: GBL is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of GBL's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mario Gabelli (77 yo)
Mr. Mario Joseph Gabelli, CFA is Chairman and Chief Investment Officer of The Gabelli Dividend & Income Trust and serves as its Director since 2003. Mr. Gaelli serves as Portfolio Manager for the Teton Wes...
|Chairman||no data||US$32.24m||1.74% |
|Senior VP||no data||US$707.25k||0.075% |
|Executive VP||7.33yrs||US$444.46k||0.056% |
|Executive Vice President||12.83yrs||US$468.65k||0.052% |
|Senior VP||16.58yrs||US$434.45k||0.0076% |
|Senior Vice President (Leave of Absence)||13.17yrs||US$977.49k||0.16% |
|President & COO of GAMCO Asset Management Inc||16.58yrs||US$3.13m||0.52% |
|Chief Administrative Officer||no data||no data||no data|
|Chief Communications Officer||1.17yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Corporate Development||2yrs||no data||no data|
|Head of Marketing Team - Gabelli Asset Management||no data||no data||no data|
|Chief Investment Officer of Growth Investments||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: GBL's management team is seasoned and experienced (12.8 years average tenure).
|Chairman||no data||US$32.24m||1.74% |
|Independent Director||4.33yrs||US$118.00k||0.038% |
|Independent Director||14.17yrs||US$134.00k||0.047% |
|Independent Lead Director||no data||US$166.00k||0.038% |
|Independent Director||16.83yrs||US$110.00k||0.011% |
|Independent Director||13.17yrs||US$158.00k||0.53% |
Experienced Board: GBL's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 13.2 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
GAMCO Investors, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: GAMCO Investors, Inc.
- Ticker: GBL
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1976
- Industry: Asset Management and Custody Banks
- Sector: Diversified Financials
- Market Cap: US$509.716m
- Shares outstanding: 26.38m
- Website: https://www.gabelli.com
Number of Employees
- GAMCO Investors, Inc.
- One Corporate Center
- 401 Theodore Fremd Avenue
- New York
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|GBL||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Class A Common Stock||US||USD||Feb 1999|
|6JV||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Class A Common Stock||DE||EUR||Feb 1999|
GAMCO Investors, Inc. is a publicly owned holding investment manager. The firm also provides wealth management, investment advisory, institutional research, brokerage, dealer, underwriting, and distributio...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/03/06 23:55|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/03/05 00:00|
Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.