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GAMCO InvestorsNYSE:GBL Stock Report

Last Price


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16 Jan, 2022


Company Financials
GBL fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance4/6
Financial Health6/6

GBL Stock Overview

GAMCO Investors, Inc. is a publicly owned holding investment manager.

GAMCO Investors Competitors










Bank of New York Mellon



Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for GAMCO Investors
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$24.14
52 Week HighUS$29.94
52 Week LowUS$17.00
1 Month Change-4.55%
3 Month Change-12.22%
1 Year Change41.42%
3 Year Change26.45%
5 Year Change-21.73%
Change since IPO35.52%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

GBLUS Capital MarketsUS Market

Return vs Industry: GBL exceeded the US Capital Markets industry which returned 30.2% over the past year.

Return vs Market: GBL exceeded the US Market which returned 13.7% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is GBL's price volatile compared to industry and market?
GBL volatility
GBL Average Weekly Movement4.7%
Capital Markets Industry Average Movement0.7%
Market Average Movement6.6%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market15.9%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market2.4%

Stable Share Price: GBL is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.

Volatility Over Time: GBL's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

1976178Mario Gabelli

GAMCO Investors, Inc. is a publicly owned holding investment manager. The firm also provides wealth management, investment advisory, institutional research, brokerage, dealer, underwriting, and distribution services to its clients. It provides its services to individuals including high net worth individuals, corporate pension and profit-sharing plans, foundations, endowments, jointly trust plans, municipalities, and investment companies.

GAMCO Investors Fundamentals Summary

How do GAMCO Investors's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
GBL fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$630.07m
Earnings (TTM)US$81.94m
Revenue (TTM)US$290.81m


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
GBL income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueUS$113.80m
Gross ProfitUS$177.00m

Last Reported Earnings

Sep 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)3.14
Gross Margin60.87%
Net Profit Margin28.18%
Debt/Equity Ratio59.1%

How did GBL perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison



Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio


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 ($24.14) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($72.38)

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 (7.7x) compared to the US Capital Markets industry average (15.9x).

PE vs Market: GBL is good value based on its PE Ratio (7.7x) compared to the US market (17.4x).

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 (7.1x) compared to the US Capital Markets industry average (42.4x).

Future Growth

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.

Past Performance

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 (28.2%) are higher than last year (23.1%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: GBL's earnings have declined by 10.7% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: GBL's earnings growth over the past year (29.3%) exceeds its 5-year average (-10.7% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: GBL earnings growth over the past year (29.3%) underperformed the Capital Markets industry 86.4%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: GBL's Return on Equity (92.9%) is considered outstanding.

Financial Health

How is GAMCO Investors's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: GBL's short term assets ($184.7M) exceed its short term liabilities ($89.4M).

Long Term Liabilities: GBL's short term assets ($184.7M) exceed its long term liabilities ($58.8M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: GBL has more cash than its total debt.

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 (178.7%).

Interest Coverage: GBL's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (49.6x coverage).

Balance Sheet


What is GAMCO Investors's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: GBL's dividend (0.66%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.32%).

High Dividend: GBL's dividend (0.66%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.44%).

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.

Next Steps


How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average management tenure


Mario Gabelli (78 yo)

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Mr. Mario Joseph Gabelli, CFA has served as Chairman, CEO, CIO – Value and a director of GAMCO Investors, Inc. since November 1976. In connection with those responsibilities, he serves as director or trust...

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: GBL's management team is seasoned and experienced (13.7 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: GBL's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 15 years average tenure).


Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?

Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: GBL insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.

Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

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Key Information

  • Name: GAMCO Investors, Inc.
  • Ticker: GBL
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 1976
  • Industry: Asset Management and Custody Banks
  • Sector: Diversified Financials
  • Implied Market Cap: US$630.069m
  • Shares outstanding: 26.10m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • GAMCO Investors, Inc.
  • One Corporate Center
  • 401 Theodore Fremd Avenue
  • Rye
  • New York
  • 10580
  • United States


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/01/16 23:11
End of Day Share Price2022/01/14 00:00
Annual Earnings2020/12/31

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.