Aberdeen Emerging Markets Equity Income Fund, Inc.
Share Price & News
How has Aberdeen Emerging Markets Equity Income Fund's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: AEF's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
US Capital Markets
1 Year Return
US Capital Markets
Return vs Industry: AEF underperformed the US Capital Markets industry which returned -11.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: AEF underperformed the US Market which returned -11.5% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Aberdeen Emerging Markets Equity Income Fund's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is Aberdeen Emerging Markets Equity Income Fund undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: AEF ($5.09) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($0.81)
Significantly Below Fair Value: AEF is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: AEF is good value based on its PE Ratio (3.3x) compared to the Capital Markets industry average (29.1x).
PE vs Market: AEF is good value based on its PE Ratio (3.3x) compared to the US market (13x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate AEF's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: AEF is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.6x) compared to the US Capital Markets industry average (6.7x).
How is Aberdeen Emerging Markets Equity Income Fund 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 Aberdeen Emerging Markets Equity Income 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.
How has Aberdeen Emerging Markets Equity Income Fund performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: AEF has a large one-off gain of $65.6M impacting its December 31 2019 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: AEF became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: AEF has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 10.7% per year.
Accelerating Growth: AEF has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: AEF has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Capital Markets industry (10.6%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: AEF's Return on Equity (17.9%) is considered low.
How is Aberdeen Emerging Markets Equity Income Fund's financial position? (This company is analysed differently as a bank or financial institution)
Financial Position Analysis
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Inventory Level: AEF has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: AEF's debt is not covered by short term assets (assets are 0x debt).
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: AEF is profitable, therefore cash runway is not a concern.
Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if AEF has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.
Financial Institutions Analysis
Asset Level: AEF's level of assets compared to its equity is low.
Allowance for Bad Loans: Insufficient data to determine if AEF has a sufficient allowance for bad loans.
Low Risk Liabilities: AEF reports no customer deposits, loans are made up entirely of externally borrowed funds.
Loan Level: Insufficient data to determine if AEF has an acceptable proportion of non-loan assets held.
Low Risk Deposits: AEF has advanced significantly more loans than the customer deposits it holds.
Level of Bad Loans: Insufficient data to determine if AEF has an appropriate level of bad loans.
What is Aberdeen Emerging Markets Equity Income Fund's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: AEF's dividend (4.24%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.98%).
High Dividend: AEF's dividend (4.24%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (5.45%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: AEF's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: AEF's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (11%), AEF's dividend payments are thoroughly covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Aberdeen Emerging Markets Equity Income Fund has no CEO, or we have no data on them.
|Independent Director||14.17yrs||US$27.00k||0.12% $312.2k|
|Independent Director||15.17yrs||US$30.00k||no data|
|Independent Director||31.17yrs||US$33.00k||no data|
|Independent Director||17.17yrs||US$30.00k||no data|
Experienced Board: AEF's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 15.2 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.
Aberdeen Emerging Markets Equity Income Fund, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Aberdeen Emerging Markets Equity Income Fund, Inc.
- Ticker: AEF
- Exchange: AMEX
- Founded: 1989
- Industry: Asset Management and Custody Banks
- Sector: Diversified Financials
- Market Cap: US$258.327m
- Shares outstanding: 50.75m
- Website: https://www.aberdeench.com
- Aberdeen Emerging Markets Equity Income Fund, Inc.
- Bow Bells House
- 1 Bread Street
- Greater London
- EC4M 9HH
- United Kingdom
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|AEF||AMEX (NYSE MKT LLC)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Sep 1989|
Aberdeen Emerging Markets Equity Income Fund, Inc. is a closed ended balanced mutual fund and managed by Aberdeen Asset Managers Limited. It invests in the public equity and fixed income markets of Chile. The fund seeks to invest in securities of companies operating across diversified sectors. It employs fundamental analysis with a bottom-up security selection approach to create its portfolio. The fund benchmarks the performance of its portfolio against the MSCI Chile Index. It conducts in-house research to create its portfolio. The fund was formerly known as Aberdeen Chile Fund, Inc. Aberdeen Emerging Markets Equity Income Fund, Inc. was formed on January 30, 1989 and is domiciled in the United States.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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|Company Analysis||2020/03/28 01:19|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/03/27 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.