Wells Fargo Advantage Funds – Wells Fargo Income Opportunities Fund (EAD) and The Gabelli Go Anywhere Trust (NYSEAMERICAN:GGO) Contrasting side by side

Wells Fargo Advantage Funds – Wells Fargo Income Opportunities Fund (NYSEAMERICAN:EAD) and The Gabelli Go Anywhere Trust (NYSEAMERICAN:GGO) compete with each other in the Asset Management sector. We will analyze and compare their profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, earnings and valuation.

Valuation and Earnings

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Wells Fargo Advantage Funds – Wells Fargo Income Opportunities Fund 51.40M 10.44 4.13M 0.06 128.85
The Gabelli Go Anywhere Trust N/A 0.00 N/A 0.00 0.00

Table 1 shows gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation of the two companies.

Profitability

Table 2 provides Wells Fargo Advantage Funds – Wells Fargo Income Opportunities Fund and The Gabelli Go Anywhere Trust’s return on assets, net margins and return on equity.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Wells Fargo Advantage Funds – Wells Fargo Income Opportunities Fund 8.04% 0% 0%
The Gabelli Go Anywhere Trust 0.00% 0% 0%

Dividends

Wells Fargo Advantage Funds – Wells Fargo Income Opportunities Fund pays out its dividends annually at $0.65 per share and 8.34% dividend yield. No dividend is paid out by The Gabelli Go Anywhere Trust

Institutional and Insider Ownership

Wells Fargo Advantage Funds – Wells Fargo Income Opportunities Fund and The Gabelli Go Anywhere Trust has shares owned by institutional investors as follows: 36.34% and 6.59%. Competitively, The Gabelli Go Anywhere Trust has 79.11% of it’s share owned by insiders.

Performance

Here are 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)
Wells Fargo Advantage Funds – Wells Fargo Income Opportunities Fund -0.38% 1.55% 4.52% -2.36% -2.72% 8.71%
The Gabelli Go Anywhere Trust 14.29% 19.93% -1.22% -5.08% 0% 25.89%

For the past year Wells Fargo Advantage Funds – Wells Fargo Income Opportunities Fund has weaker performance than The Gabelli Go Anywhere Trust

Summary

On 7 of the 8 factors Wells Fargo Advantage Funds – Wells Fargo Income Opportunities Fund beats The Gabelli Go Anywhere Trust.