Analyzing Nuveen NY Municipal Value (NNY) & NeXt Innovation (GSVC)

Nuveen NY Municipal Value (NYSE:NNY) and NeXt Innovation (NASDAQ:GSVC) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation, dividends, risk and profitability.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Nuveen NY Municipal Value and NeXt Innovation, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Nuveen NY Municipal Value 0 0 0 0 N/A
NeXt Innovation 0 0 2 0 3.00

NeXt Innovation has a consensus target price of $11.25, indicating a potential upside of 79.14%. Given NeXt Innovation’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe NeXt Innovation is more favorable than Nuveen NY Municipal Value.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Nuveen NY Municipal Value and NeXt Innovation’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Nuveen NY Municipal Value N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
NeXt Innovation $1.62 million 77.20 $890,000.00 ($0.37) -16.97

NeXt Innovation has higher revenue and earnings than Nuveen NY Municipal Value.

Profitability

This table compares Nuveen NY Municipal Value and NeXt Innovation’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Nuveen NY Municipal Value N/A N/A N/A
NeXt Innovation 57.21% -3.57% -1.95%

Dividends

Nuveen NY Municipal Value pays an annual dividend of $0.36 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.6%. NeXt Innovation does not pay a dividend.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

6.1% of Nuveen NY Municipal Value shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 33.7% of NeXt Innovation shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.0% of Nuveen NY Municipal Value shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of NeXt Innovation shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

NeXt Innovation beats Nuveen NY Municipal Value on 6 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

Nuveen NY Municipal Value Company Profile

Nuveen New York Municipal Value Fund, Inc. is a closed-ended fixed income mutual fund launched by Nuveen Investments, Inc. The fund is co-managed by Nuveen Fund Advisors LLC and Nuveen Asset Management, LLC. It invests in the fixed income markets of New York. The fund invests in tax exempt municipal bonds, with a rating of Baa/BBB or higher. It employs fundamental analysis, with bottom-up stock picking approach, to create its portfolio. The fund benchmarks the performance of its portfolio against the Standard & Poor's New York Municipal Bond Index and Standard & Poor's National Municipal Bond Index. Nuveen New York Municipal Value Fund, Inc. was formed on October 7, 1987 and is domiciled in the United States.

NeXt Innovation Company Profile

GSV Capital Corp. is specializing in growth capital, B round and beyond, emerging growth, and pre-IPO investments in late stage venture-backed private companies. It makes direct (primary rounds) investments in companies and also makes secondary direct investments. The fund may also invest in select publicly-traded equity securities of companies that otherwise meet its investment criteria. It seeks to invest in the technology subsectors of social/mobile marketplaces, sustainability, cloud computing and big data, social media, mobile computing and applications, software as a service, Internet commerce, green technology and education technology. The fund invests in the form of non-controlling equity and equity-related investments, including common stock, warrants, preferred stock and similar forms of senior equity, which may or may not be convertible into a portfolio company's common equity, and convertible debt securities with a significant equity component. It will invest in companies based in United States. It generally invests in companies with a market value of over $100 million. Typically, the firm exits its position within 18 months of going public, or 12 months after any relevant lock-up has expired.

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