Invesco Bond Fund (VBF) vs. TriplePoint Venture Growth BDC (TPVG) Head to Head Comparison
Invesco Bond Fund (NYSE: VBF) and TriplePoint Venture Growth BDC (NYSE:TPVG) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, dividends, risk, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation and earnings.
This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Invesco Bond Fund and TriplePoint Venture Growth BDC, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Invesco Bond Fund||0||0||0||0||N/A|
|TriplePoint Venture Growth BDC||0||1||1||0||2.50|
Volatility and Risk
Invesco Bond Fund has a beta of 0.26, meaning that its share price is 74% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, TriplePoint Venture Growth BDC has a beta of 1.35, meaning that its share price is 35% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Invesco Bond Fund pays an annual dividend of $0.83 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.6%. TriplePoint Venture Growth BDC pays an annual dividend of $1.44 per share and has a dividend yield of 12.4%.
This table compares Invesco Bond Fund and TriplePoint Venture Growth BDC’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Invesco Bond Fund||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|TriplePoint Venture Growth BDC||43.72%||12.05%||5.99%|
Institutional and Insider Ownership
15.9% of Invesco Bond Fund shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 32.7% of TriplePoint Venture Growth BDC shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.0% of Invesco Bond Fund shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.3% of TriplePoint Venture Growth BDC shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Invesco Bond Fund and TriplePoint Venture Growth BDC’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Invesco Bond Fund||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|TriplePoint Venture Growth BDC||$43.63 million||4.72||$11.12 million||N/A||N/A|
TriplePoint Venture Growth BDC has higher revenue and earnings than Invesco Bond Fund.
TriplePoint Venture Growth BDC beats Invesco Bond Fund on 10 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Invesco Bond Fund
Invesco Bond Fund is a diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Fund’s investment objective is to seek interest income while conserving capital. The Fund invests primarily in fixed-rate the United States investment-grade corporate bonds with flexibility to integrate approximately 20% of its total assets in non-investment-grade, the United States dollar denominated and non-United States dollar denominated securities of foreign issuers (both developed and emerging markets). The Fund also invests in government securities, asset-backed securities, commercial mortgage-backed securities and residential mortgage-backed securities. The Fund also invests in derivatives and other instruments that have similar economic characteristics to securities, in which it invests. Invesco Advisers, Inc. serves as the investment advisor of the Fund.
About TriplePoint Venture Growth BDC
TriplePoint Venture Growth BDC Corp. is a closed-end, non-diversified management investment company. The Company’s investment objective is to maximize its total return to stockholders primarily in the form of current income and, to a lesser extent, capital appreciation by primarily lending with warrants to venture growth stage companies focused in technology, life sciences and other high growth industries, which are backed by TriplePoint Capital LLC’s (TPC) select group of venture capital investors. The Company targets investment opportunities in venture growth stage companies backed by venture capital investors. The Company originates and invests primarily in loans that have a secured collateral position and are used by venture growth stage companies to finance their continued expansion and growth, equipment financings and, on a select basis, revolving loans. The Company is managed by TPVG Advisers LLC.
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