Virtus Investment Partners Stock Forecast, Price & News

+1.50 (+0.54 %)
(As of 08/2/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume41,456 shs
Average Volume50,784 shs
Market Capitalization$2.12 billion
P/E Ratio12.91
Dividend Yield1.19%
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About Virtus Investment Partners

Virtus Investment Partners, Inc. is a publicly owned investment manager. The firm primarily provides its services to individual and institutional clients. It launches separate client focused equity and fixed income portfolios. The firm launches equity, fixed income, and balanced mutual funds for its clients. It invests in the public equity, fixed income, and real estate markets. The firm also invests in exchange traded funds. It employs a multi manager approach for its products. The firm employs quantitative analysis to make its investments. It benchmarks the performance of its portfolios against the S&P 500 Index. The firm conducts in-house research to make its investments. Virtus Investment Partners, Inc. was founded in 1988 and is based in Hartford, Connecticut.


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2.51 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

239th out of 2,048 stocks

Investment Advice Industry

19th out of 73 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.3Community Rank: 3.7Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Virtus Investment Partners (NASDAQ:VRTS) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Virtus Investment Partners a buy right now?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Virtus Investment Partners in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" Virtus Investment Partners stock.
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When is Virtus Investment Partners' next earnings date?

Virtus Investment Partners is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, October 22nd 2021.
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How were Virtus Investment Partners' earnings last quarter?

Virtus Investment Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRTS) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, July, 28th. The closed-end fund reported $9.07 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $8.10 by $0.97. Virtus Investment Partners had a net margin of 21.91% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 28.58%.
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How has Virtus Investment Partners' stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

Virtus Investment Partners' stock was trading at $92.66 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, VRTS stock has increased by 199.6% and is now trading at $277.63.
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How often does Virtus Investment Partners pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Virtus Investment Partners?

Virtus Investment Partners announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 13th. Investors of record on Friday, July 30th will be given a dividend of $0.82 per share on Friday, August 13th. This represents a $3.28 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.18%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, July 29th.
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Is Virtus Investment Partners a good dividend stock?

Virtus Investment Partners pays an annual dividend of $3.28 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.19%. Virtus Investment Partners has been increasing its dividend for 3 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Virtus Investment Partners is 20.25%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Virtus Investment Partners will have a dividend payout ratio of 8.80% next year. This indicates that Virtus Investment Partners will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for VRTS?

3 brokers have issued 12-month price targets for Virtus Investment Partners' shares. Their forecasts range from $267.00 to $331.00. On average, they anticipate Virtus Investment Partners' stock price to reach $304.33 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 9.6% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Virtus Investment Partners' key executives?

Virtus Investment Partners' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. George Robert Aylward Jr., CPA, CPA, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 57, Pay $5.01M)
  • Mr. Michael Aaron Angerthal CPA, CPA, Exec. VP, CFO & Treasurer (Age 54, Pay $2.64M)
  • Ms. Wendy Jacqueline Hills, Exec. VP, Chief Legal Officer, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 51, Pay $1.42M)
  • Mr. Barry Mitchell Mandinach J.D., Exec. VP & Head of Distribution (Age 65, Pay $2.1M)
  • Mr. Richard William Smirl, Exec. VP & COO (Age 54)
  • Mr. Sean Rourke, VP of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Joe Fazzino, Assistant VP of IR & Corp. Communications
  • Ms. Mardelle W. Peña, Exec. VP & Chief HR Officer (Age 68)
  • Mr. William Patrick Bradley III, Exec. VP of Fund Services (Age 49)
  • Mr. Frederick A. Brimberg, Sr. MD & Sr. Portfolio Mang.

What is George R. Aylward's approval rating as Virtus Investment Partners' CEO?

8 employees have rated Virtus Investment Partners CEO George R. Aylward on George R. Aylward has an approval rating of 62% among Virtus Investment Partners' employees. This puts George R. Aylward in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

Who are some of Virtus Investment Partners' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Virtus Investment Partners own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Virtus Investment Partners investors own include The Home Depot (HD), CVS Health (CVS), Verizon Communications (VZ), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Cisco Systems (CSCO), The Walt Disney (DIS), Honeywell International (HON), Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY), AT&T (T) and Visa (V).

What is Virtus Investment Partners' stock symbol?

Virtus Investment Partners trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "VRTS."

Who are Virtus Investment Partners' major shareholders?

Virtus Investment Partners' stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Clark Capital Management Group Inc. (0.16%), Alliancebernstein L.P. (0.15%), New York State Common Retirement Fund (0.08%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.07%), Hillsdale Investment Management Inc. (0.06%) and Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund (0.04%). Company insiders that own Virtus Investment Partners stock include Francis G Waltman and William Patrick Bradley III.
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Which major investors are selling Virtus Investment Partners stock?

VRTS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Hillsdale Investment Management Inc., New York State Common Retirement Fund, Advisor Group Holdings Inc., Clark Capital Management Group Inc., Arizona State Retirement System, and Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund. Company insiders that have sold Virtus Investment Partners company stock in the last year include Francis G Waltman, and William Patrick Bradley III.
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Which major investors are buying Virtus Investment Partners stock?

VRTS stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Alliancebernstein L.P., Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, and Ellsworth Advisors LLC.
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How do I buy shares of Virtus Investment Partners?

Shares of VRTS can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Virtus Investment Partners' stock price today?

One share of VRTS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $277.63.

How much money does Virtus Investment Partners make?

Virtus Investment Partners has a market capitalization of $2.12 billion and generates $603.90 million in revenue each year. The closed-end fund earns $79.96 million in net income (profit) each year or $16.20 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Virtus Investment Partners have?

Virtus Investment Partners employs 581 workers across the globe.

What is Virtus Investment Partners' official website?

The official website for Virtus Investment Partners is

Where are Virtus Investment Partners' headquarters?

Virtus Investment Partners is headquartered at ONE FINANCIAL PLAZA, HARTFORD CT, 06103.

How can I contact Virtus Investment Partners?

Virtus Investment Partners' mailing address is ONE FINANCIAL PLAZA, HARTFORD CT, 06103. The closed-end fund can be reached via phone at 800-248-7971 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 8/2/2021 by Staff
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