Reviewing Tortoise Power and Energy Infrastructure Fund Inc. (TPZ)’s and B. Riley Financial Inc. (NASDAQ:RILY)’s results

Both Tortoise Power and Energy Infrastructure Fund Inc. (NYSE:TPZ) and B. Riley Financial Inc. (NASDAQ:RILY) are each other’s competitor in the Asset Management industry. Thus the contrast of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, risk, dividends, earnings and valuation.

Valuation and Earnings

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Tortoise Power and Energy Infrastructure Fund Inc. N/A 0.00 N/A 0.00 0.00
B. Riley Financial Inc. 366.56M 1.24 15.51M 1.18 14.78

Table 1 highlights Tortoise Power and Energy Infrastructure Fund Inc. and B. Riley Financial Inc.’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Profitability

Table 2 shows us the return on equity, return on assets and net margins of both companies.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Tortoise Power and Energy Infrastructure Fund Inc. 0.00% 0% 0%
B. Riley Financial Inc. 4.23% 6.8% 1.1%

Dividends

Meanhile, B. Riley Financial Inc.’s yearly dividend is $0.32 per share and 1.91% dividend yield. No dividend is paid out by Tortoise Power and Energy Infrastructure Fund Inc.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

Tortoise Power and Energy Infrastructure Fund Inc. and B. Riley Financial Inc. has shares held by institutional investors as follows: 24.86% and 46.7%. About 0.2% of Tortoise Power and Energy Infrastructure Fund Inc.’s share are held by insiders. Competitively, insiders own roughly 17.1% of B. Riley Financial Inc.’s shares.

Performance

In this table we show the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
Tortoise Power and Energy Infrastructure Fund Inc. -0.56% -0.82% 6.36% -7.53% -3.53% 13.24%
B. Riley Financial Inc. 3.69% 14.3% -2.79% -23.37% -4.36% 22.75%

For the past year Tortoise Power and Energy Infrastructure Fund Inc. has weaker performance than B. Riley Financial Inc.

Summary

B. Riley Financial Inc. beats on 11 of the 11 factors Tortoise Power and Energy Infrastructure Fund Inc.

B. Riley Financial, Inc. provides financial services and solutions primarily in the United States and Europe. The company operates in four segments: Capital Markets, Auction and Liquidation, Valuation and Appraisal, and Principal Investments. It offers merger and acquisitions, restructuring advisory, initial and secondary public offerings, institutional private placements, corporate finance, and research services, as well as equity securities trading services to corporate, institutional, and high net worth individual clients. The company provides investment advisory services to institutional and high net worth investors; multi-family office practice and wealth management services to ultra-high net worth individuals and families; senior secured loans and second lien secured loan facilities to middle market public and the private U.S. companies; and asset disposition and auction solutions to a range of retail and industrial clients. In addition, it offers consumer subscription services and products consisting of Internet access services and devices under the NetZero and Juno brands; valuation and appraisal services to financial institutions, lenders, private equity firms, and other providers of capital. The company was formerly known as Great American Group, Inc. and changed its name to B. Riley Financial, Inc. in November 2014. B. Riley Financial, Inc. was founded in 1973 and is headquartered in Woodland Hills, California.