Delaware Investments Colorado Municipal Income Fund, Inc.
Share Price & News
How has Delaware Investments Colorado Municipal Income Fund's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: VCF has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
US Capital Markets
1 Year Return
US Capital Markets
Return vs Industry: VCF exceeded the US Capital Markets industry which returned -13.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: VCF exceeded the US Market which returned -12.7% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Delaware Investments Colorado Municipal Income Fund's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is Delaware Investments Colorado Municipal 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: VCF ($13.52) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($1.63)
Significantly Below Fair Value: VCF is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: VCF is good value based on its PE Ratio (10.7x) compared to the Capital Markets industry average (32.5x).
PE vs Market: VCF is good value based on its PE Ratio (10.7x) compared to the US market (13x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate VCF's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: VCF is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.9x) compared to the US Capital Markets industry average (7.2x).
How is Delaware Investments Colorado Municipal 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 Delaware Investments Colorado Municipal 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 Delaware Investments Colorado Municipal Income Fund performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: VCF has a large one-off gain of $3.4M impacting its September 30 2019 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: VCF's current net profit margins are higher than last year (6.1%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: VCF's earnings have declined by -28.5% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: VCF's earnings growth over the past year (2222.6%) exceeds its 5-year average (-28.5% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: VCF earnings growth over the past year (2222.6%) exceeded the Capital Markets industry 9.7%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: VCF's Return on Equity (8.3%) is considered low.
How is Delaware Investments Colorado Municipal 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: VCF has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: VCF's debt is not covered by short term assets (assets are 0x debt).
Financial Institutions Analysis
Asset Level: VCF's level of assets compared to its equity is low.
Allowance for Bad Loans: Insufficient data to determine if VCF has a sufficient allowance for bad loans.
Low Risk Liabilities: VCF reports no customer deposits, loans are made up entirely of externally borrowed funds.
Loan Level: Insufficient data to determine if VCF has an acceptable proportion of non-loan assets held.
Low Risk Deposits: VCF has advanced significantly more loans than the customer deposits it holds.
Level of Bad Loans: Insufficient data to determine if VCF has an appropriate level of bad loans.
What is Delaware Investments Colorado Municipal Income Fund's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: VCF's dividend (3.99%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.98%).
High Dividend: VCF's dividend (3.99%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (5.49%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: VCF's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: VCF's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (47%), VCF's dividend payments are well 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
Delaware Investments Colorado Municipal Income Fund has no CEO, or we have no data on them.
|Independent Director||7.17yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||19.17yrs||US$3.07k||no data|
|Independent Director||20.92yrs||US$3.93k||no data|
|Chairman||13.58yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||15yrs||US$3.40k||no data|
|Independent Director||15yrs||US$3.74k||no data|
|Independent Director||15yrs||US$3.77k||no data|
|Independent Director||8.5yrs||US$2.08k||no data|
Experienced Board: VCF'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: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Delaware Investments Colorado Municipal Income Fund, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Delaware Investments Colorado Municipal Income Fund, Inc.
- Ticker: VCF
- Exchange: AMEX
- Founded: 1993
- Industry: Asset Management and Custody Banks
- Sector: Diversified Financials
- Market Cap: US$65.398m
- Shares outstanding: 4.84m
- Website: https://www.delawareinvestments.com/closed-end/products/delaware-investments-colorado-municipal-income-fund-inc.aspx
- Delaware Investments Colorado Municipal Income Fund, Inc.
- 2005 Market Street
- One Commerce Square
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|VCF||AMEX (NYSE MKT LLC)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Jul 1993|
Delaware Investments Colorado Municipal Income Fund, Inc. is a closed-ended fixed income mutual fund launched by Delaware Management Holdings, Inc. It is managed by Delaware Management Business Trust. The fund invests in the fixed income markets of the United States. It primarily invests in un-insured, investment grade, tax-exempt Colorado municipal obligations, including airport revenue bonds, city general obligation bonds, continuing care/retirement revenue bonds, convention center/auditorium/hotel revenue bonds, dedicated tax and fees revenue bonds, higher education revenue bonds, hospital revenue bonds, municipal lease revenue bonds, parking revenue bonds, political subdivision general obligation bonds, pre-refunded bonds, school district general obligation bonds, school district revenue bonds, turnpike/toll road revenue bonds, and water and sewer revenue bonds. The fund seeks to maintain an average portfolio maturity of 20 to 30 years. It benchmarks the performance of its portfolio against the Barclays Municipal Bond Index and Lipper CE Other States Municipal Debt Funds Average. Delaware Investments Colorado Insured Municipal Income Fund, Inc. was formed on July 29, 1993 and is domiciled in the United States.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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|Company Analysis||2020/03/30 00:46|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/03/27 00:00|
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