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US$0

Last Updated

2021/04/13 23:49 UTC

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Company Financials

Executive Summary

The GDL Fund is a closed-ended equity mutual fund launched by GAMCO Investors, Inc. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Share Price & News

How has GDL Fund's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: GDL.PRC is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 1% a week.

Volatility Over Time: Insufficient data to determine GDL.PRC's volatility change over the past year.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0%

GDL.PRC

0.9%

US Capital Markets

1.3%

US Market


1 Year Return

2.1%

GDL.PRC

63.0%

US Capital Markets

53.9%

US Market

Return vs Industry: GDL.PRC underperformed the US Capital Markets industry which returned 63% over the past year.

Return vs Market: GDL.PRC underperformed the US Market which returned 53.9% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

GDL.PRCIndustryMarket
7 Day0%0.9%1.3%
30 Day-0.5%0.8%2.8%
90 Day1.6%9.3%6.6%
1 Year6.1%2.1%66.7%63.0%56.6%53.9%
3 Year13.0%0.5%52.9%41.8%62.7%52.3%
5 Yearn/a149.1%118.1%120.5%95.9%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is GDL Fund's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

Is GDL Fund undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?


In this section, we usually try to help investors determine whether GDL Fund is trading at an attractive price based on the cash flow it is expected to produce in the future. But as GDL Fund has not provided consistent financial data, and the stock also has no analyst forecast or coverage, its intrinsic value cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst consensus cash flow predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 89% of companies covered by Simply Wall St do have a valuation analysis.

Future Growth

How is GDL Fund forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

12.6%

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 GDL Fund 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 GDL Fund performed over the past 5 years?

14.9%

Historical Diversified Financials annual earnings growth


In this section we usually display a company’s past earnings and revenues to help investors visualise the trend through time. We also gauge the company’s performance by benchmarking its returns and growth to its industry peers and the wider market. However, GDL Fund has not provided sufficient past data to assess its track record.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by Simply Wall St do have historical data.

Financial Health

How is GDL Fund's financial position?


In this section we usually analyse GDL Fund's finance health to determine how well-positioned it is against times of financial distress, in particular, its ability to manage its cash and debt levels. GDL Fund has not provided adequate balance sheet data, its financial health cannot be properly assessed as it.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by Simply Wall St do have financial information.

Dividend

What is GDL Fund current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate GDL.PRC's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate GDL.PRC's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if GDL.PRC's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if GDL.PRC's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of GDL.PRC's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.

Management

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

14.4yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Bruce Alpert (68 yo)

no data

Tenure

Mr. Bruce N. Alpert, CPA, has been a Executive Vice President at GAMCO Investors, Inc. He served as a Senior Vice President of GAMCO Investors Inc. since May 2008. Mr. Alpert is President at The Gabelli Di...


Board Members

Experienced Board: GDL.PRC's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 14.4 years average tenure).


Ownership

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.


Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Insufficient data to determine if shareholders have been diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

The GDL Fund's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information


Location

  • The GDL Fund
  • One Corporate Center
  • Rye
  • New York
  • 10580-1422
  • United States

Listings


Biography

The GDL Fund is a closed-ended equity mutual fund launched by GAMCO Investors, Inc. It is managed by Gabelli Funds, LLC. The fund invests in public equity markets across the globe. It invests in stocks of ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/04/13 23:49
End of Day Share Price2021/04/13 00:00
EarningsN/A
Annual EarningsN/A


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