Gabelli Equity Trust Fund Manager Performance Evaluation

GAB Fund  USD 5.16  0.01  0.19%   
The fund retains a Market Volatility (i.e., Beta) of 1.0718, which attests to a somewhat significant risk relative to the market. Gabelli Equity returns are very sensitive to returns on the market. As the market goes up or down, Gabelli Equity is expected to follow. Even though it is essential to pay attention to Gabelli Equity Trust current price history, it is always good to be careful when utilizing equity current price movements. Our philosophy in determining any fund's future performance is to check both, its past performance charts as well as the business as a whole, including all available technical indicators. Gabelli Equity Trust exposes twenty-one different technical indicators, which can help you to evaluate its performance.

Gabelli Performance

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Over the last 90 days Gabelli Equity Trust has generated negative risk-adjusted returns adding no value to fund investors. Despite somewhat strong basic indicators, Gabelli Equity is not utilizing all of its potentials. The recent stock price disturbance, may contribute to short-term losses for the investors.
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Gabelli Equity Relative Risk vs. Return Landscape

If you would invest  524.00  in Gabelli Equity Trust on September 8, 2023 and sell it today you would lose (9.00) from holding Gabelli Equity Trust or give up 1.72% of portfolio value over 90 days. Gabelli Equity Trust is generating negative expected returns assuming volatility of 1.2114% on return distribution over 90 days investment horizon. In other words, 10% of funds are less volatile than Gabelli, and above 99% of all equities are expected to generate higher returns over the next 90 days.
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Considering the 90-day investment horizon Gabelli Equity is expected to under-perform the market. In addition to that, the company is 1.55 times more volatile than its market benchmark. It trades about -0.02 of its total potential returns per unit of risk. The NYSE Composite is currently generating roughly 0.04 per unit of volatility.

Gabelli Equity Current Valuation

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Please note that Gabelli Equity's price fluctuation is not too volatile at this time. Gabelli Equity Trust retains a regular Real Value of $5.11 per share. The prevalent price of the fund is $5.16. At this time, the entity appears to be fairly valued. We determine the value of Gabelli Equity Trust from evaluating fund fundamentals and technical indicators as well as its Probability Of Bankruptcy. In general, we encourage taking in undervalued funds and trading overvalued funds since, at some point, fund prices and their ongoing real values will come together.
Our valuation method for Gabelli Equity Trust is useful when determining the fair value of the Gabelli fund, which is usually determined by what a typical buyer is willing to pay for full or partial control of Gabelli Equity. Since Gabelli Equity is currently traded on the exchange, buyers and sellers on that exchange determine the market value of Gabelli Fund. However, Gabelli Equity's intrinsic value may or may not be the same as its current market price, in which case there is an opportunity to profit from the mispricing, assuming the market price will eventually merge with its intrinsic value.
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Estimating the potential upside or downside of Gabelli Equity Trust helps investors to forecast how Gabelli fund's addition to their portfolios will impact the overall performance. We also use other valuation drivers to help us estimate the true value of Gabelli Equity more accurately as focusing exclusively on Gabelli Equity's fundamentals will not take into account other important factors:

Gabelli Equity Market Risk Analysis

Today, many novice investors tend to focus exclusively on investment returns with little concern for Gabelli Equity's investment risk. Standard deviation is the most common way to measure market volatility of funds, such as Gabelli Equity Trust, and traders can use it to determine the average amount a Gabelli Equity's price has deviated from the expected return over a period of time. It is calculated by determining the expected price for the established period and then subtracting this figure from each price point. The differences are then squared, summed, and averaged to produce the variance.

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Based on monthly moving average Gabelli Equity is not performing at its full potential. However, if added to a well diversified portfolio the total return can be enhanced and market risk can be reduced. You can increase risk-adjusted return of Gabelli Equity by adding Gabelli Equity to a well-diversified portfolio.

Gabelli Equity Fundamentals Growth

Gabelli Fund prices reflect investors' perceptions of the future prospects and financial health of Gabelli Equity, and Gabelli Equity fundamentals are critical determinants of its market performance. Overall, investors pay close attention to revenue and earnings growth, profit margins, and debt levels. These fundamentals can have a significant impact on Gabelli Fund performance.

About Gabelli Equity Performance

To evaluate Gabelli Equity Trust Fund as a possible investment, you need to clearly understand its upside potential, downside risk, and overall future performance outlook. You may be satisfied when Gabelli Equity generates a 15% return over the last few months, but what if the market is generating 25% over the same period? In this case, it makes sense to compare Gabelli Fund's performance with different market indexes, such as the Dow or NASDAQ Composite. These indexes can act as benchmarks that will help you to understand Gabelli Equity Trust market performance in a much more refined way. The Macroaxis performance score is an integer between 0 and 100 that represents Gabelli's market performance from a risk-adjusted return perspective. Generally speaking, the higher the score, the better is overall performance as compared to other investors. The score is normalized against the average investing universe (the best we can interpret from the data available). Within this methodology, scores of individual equity instruments will always be inferior to the scores of portfolios of equities as portfolios typically diversify a lot of unsystematic risks away. The formula to derive the Macroaxis score bases on multiple unequally-weighted factors. For more information, refer to our portfolio performance evaluation section.
Please also refer to our technical analysis and fundamental analysis pages.
The Gabelli Equity Trust Inc. is a closed ended equity mutual fund launched by GAMCO Investors, Inc. The Gabelli Equity Trust Inc. was formed on August 21, 1986 and is domiciled in the United States. Gabelli Equity operates under Asset Management classification in the United States and is traded on New York Stock Exchange.

Things to note about Gabelli Equity Trust performance evaluation

Checking the ongoing alerts about Gabelli Equity for important developments is a great way to find new opportunities for your next move. Fund alerts and notifications screener for Gabelli Equity Trust help investors to be notified of important events, changes in technical or fundamental conditions, and significant headlines that can affect investment decisions.
Gabelli Equity Trust generated a negative expected return over the last 90 days
Gabelli Equity Trust is unlikely to experience financial distress in the next 2 years
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Evaluating Gabelli Equity's performance can involve analyzing a variety of financial metrics and factors. Some of the key considerations to evaluate Gabelli Equity's fund performance include:
  • Analyzing Gabelli Equity's financial statements, including its income statement, balance sheet, and cash flow statement, helps in understanding its overall financial health and growth potential.
  • Getting a closer look at valuation ratios like price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio, price-to-sales (P/S) ratio, and price-to-book (P/B) ratio help in understanding whether Gabelli Equity's stock is overvalued or undervalued compared to its peers.
  • Examining Gabelli Equity's industry or sector and how it is performing can give you an idea of its growth potential and how it is positioned relative to its competitors.
  • Evaluating Gabelli Equity's management team can have a significant impact on its success or failure. Reviewing the track record and experience of Gabelli Equity's management team can help you assess the Fund's leadership.
  • Pay attention to analyst opinions and ratings of Gabelli Equity's fund. These opinions can provide insight into Gabelli Equity's potential for growth and whether the stock is currently undervalued or overvalued.
It's essential to remember that evaluating Gabelli Equity's fund performance is not an exact science, and many factors can impact Gabelli Equity's fund market price. Therefore, it's also important to diversify your portfolio and not rely solely on one company or stock for your investments.
Check out Risk vs Return Analysis to better understand how to build diversified portfolios, which includes a position in Gabelli Equity Trust. Also, note that the market value of any Fund could be tightly coupled with the direction of predictive economic indicators such as signals in nation.
Note that the Gabelli Equity Trust information on this page should be used as a complementary analysis to other Gabelli Equity's statistical models used to find the right mix of equity instruments to add to your existing portfolios or create a brand new portfolio. You can also try the Volatility Analysis module to get historical volatility and risk analysis based on latest market data.

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When running Gabelli Equity's price analysis, check to measure Gabelli Equity's market volatility, profitability, liquidity, solvency, efficiency, growth potential, financial leverage, and other vital indicators. We have many different tools that can be utilized to determine how healthy Gabelli Equity is operating at the current time. Most of Gabelli Equity's value examination focuses on studying past and present price action to predict the probability of Gabelli Equity's future price movements. You can analyze the entity against its peers and the financial market as a whole to determine factors that move Gabelli Equity's price. Additionally, you may evaluate how the addition of Gabelli Equity to your portfolios can decrease your overall portfolio volatility.
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Please note, there is a significant difference between Gabelli Equity's value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine if Gabelli Equity is a good investment by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, Gabelli Equity's price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.