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Recent Trend: Affiliated Managers Group (NYSE: AMG)

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Affiliated Managers Group is part of the asset management industry and is in the financial services sector. The company CEO is Nathaniel Dalton. Affiliated Managers Group Inc is an asset management company. It has equity investments in boutique investment management firms. It provides centralized assistance in strategic matters, marketing, distribution, product development and operations.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The AMG stock showed a previous change of 1.71% with an open at 112.70 and a close of 112.34. It reached an intraday high of 113.54 and a low of 111.45.

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Liquidity:

The stock has a market cap of $5.8b with 51.5m shares outstanding, of which the float is 50.6m shares. Trading volume reached 402,576 shares compared to its average volume of 559,828 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Affiliated Managers Group shares returned -1.54% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 1.86%. Over three months, it changed 8.39%. In one year it has changed -33.82% and within that year its 52-week high was 174.50 and its 52-week low was 88.47. AMG stock is 26.99% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 122.40 and a 50 day moving average of 108.11. Currently AMG stock is trading -8.22% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a good opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

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Earnings:

The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 4.52 that ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 24.85. Based on 5 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 3.27. The TTM EPS is 14.51, which comes to a TTM PE of 7.74. Historically, the PE high was 33.50 and the PE low was 7.40. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 107.41, which is a decrease of -4.39%.

The dividend per share is currently 1.28, which is a dividend yield of 1.14%. Also, the payout ratio is 8.82%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 145.07, which means it is possibly undervalued and has a margin of safety of 22.56%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 1.80% of insider ownership and 147.10% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 1,301,500, which is 2.53% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 2.28. This stock has some short interest, but it may be normal and no cause for concern if long the position.

The current calculated beta is 1.50

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 6.69%, return on assets is 2.88%, profit margin is 17.46%, price-to-sales is 3.22 and price-to-book is 1.67.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 4  :Valuation Score
 5  :Past Performance Score
 5  :Financial Strength Score
 4  :Future Growth Score
 2  :Dividend Score
 4  :Overall Score

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John Jones
Worked for several Wall Street firms: Salomon Smith Barney, UBS, and Charles Schwab. Has developed skills and gained extensive experience over the years that is used today to uncover winning penny stocks.Also was an attorney for small businesses in Scottsdale, Arizona. That experience and understanding of law provides a unique perspective and edge in discovering quality companies in various industries.