Contrasting Ameriprise Financial Services (AMP) & Its Rivals
Ameriprise Financial Services (NYSE: AMP) is one of 55 publicly-traded companies in the “Investment Management & Fund Operators” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Ameriprise Financial Services to related companies based on the strength of its earnings, valuation, profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, institutional ownership and dividends.
Volatility & Risk
Ameriprise Financial Services has a beta of 1.88, meaning that its share price is 88% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Ameriprise Financial Services’ rivals have a beta of 1.23, meaning that their average share price is 23% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Ameriprise Financial Services pays an annual dividend of $3.32 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.2%. Ameriprise Financial Services pays out 37.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Investment Management & Fund Operators” companies pay a dividend yield of 2.6% and pay out 49.3% of their earnings in the form of a dividend. Ameriprise Financial Services has raised its dividend for 7 consecutive years.
This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Ameriprise Financial Services and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Ameriprise Financial Services||0||4||4||0||2.50|
|Ameriprise Financial Services Competitors||278||1637||1761||57||2.43|
Ameriprise Financial Services currently has a consensus price target of $147.10, suggesting a potential downside of 3.45%. As a group, “Investment Management & Fund Operators” companies have a potential upside of 7.68%. Given Ameriprise Financial Services’ rivals higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Ameriprise Financial Services has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Ameriprise Financial Services and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||EBITDA||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Ameriprise Financial Services||$12.00 billion||$2.90 billion||17.35|
|Ameriprise Financial Services Competitors||$2.89 billion||$931.92 million||7.28|
Ameriprise Financial Services has higher revenue and earnings than its rivals. Ameriprise Financial Services is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.
This table compares Ameriprise Financial Services and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Ameriprise Financial Services||11.81%||26.54%||1.20%|
|Ameriprise Financial Services Competitors||-45.49%||7.49%||4.98%|
Insider and Institutional Ownership
79.4% of Ameriprise Financial Services shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 62.0% of shares of all “Investment Management & Fund Operators” companies are held by institutional investors. 1.5% of Ameriprise Financial Services shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 10.5% of shares of all “Investment Management & Fund Operators” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
Ameriprise Financial Services beats its rivals on 10 of the 15 factors compared.
Ameriprise Financial Services Company Profile
Ameriprise Financial, Inc. is a financial services company that offers financial solutions to individual and institutional clients. The Company operates in five segments: Advice & Wealth Management; Asset Management; Annuities; Protection, and Corporate & Other. The Company uses Ameriprise Financial as its enterprise brand, as well as the name of its advisor network and certain of its retail products and services. The retail products and services that use the Ameriprise Financial brand include those that it provides through its advisors (financial planning, investment advisory accounts and retail brokerage services) and products and services that the Company markets directly to consumers or through affinity groups (personal auto and home insurance). The Company uses its RiverSource brand for its annuity and protection products issued by the RiverSource Life companies, including its life and disability income insurance products.
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