Virtus Investment Partners Stock Forecast, Price & News

-1.25 (-0.45 %)
(As of 05/7/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume46,800 shs
Average Volume49,891 shs
Market Capitalization$2.11 billion
P/E Ratio41.57
Dividend Yield1.19%
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Investment advice
Sub-IndustryAsset Management & Custody Banks
Current SymbolNASDAQ:VRTS
Year FoundedN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$563.25 million
Cash Flow$41.19 per share
Book Value$83.66 per share


Net Income$95.65 million




Market Cap$2.11 billion
Next Earnings Date7/23/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableNot Optionable


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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.


Overall MarketRank

1.72 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

422nd out of 1,937 stocks

Investment Advice Industry

23rd out of 65 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.4Community Rank: 2.0Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 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?

4 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Virtus Investment Partners in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Virtus Investment Partners stock.
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Are investors shorting Virtus Investment Partners?

Virtus Investment Partners saw a drop in short interest in the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totaling 124,200 shares, a drop of 23.0% from the March 31st total of 161,400 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 47,600 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.6 days.
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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, July 23rd 2021.
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How were Virtus Investment Partners' earnings last quarter?

Virtus Investment Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRTS) released its earnings results on Wednesday, April, 28th. The closed-end fund reported $6.78 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $5.44 by $1.34. Virtus Investment Partners had a net margin of 9.48% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 20.04%.
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How has Virtus Investment Partners' stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Virtus Investment Partners' stock was trading at $92.66 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, VRTS shares have increased by 197.4% and is now trading at $275.58.
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How often does Virtus Investment Partners pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Virtus Investment Partners?

Virtus Investment Partners declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, February 26th. Investors of record on Friday, April 30th will be given a dividend of $0.82 per share on Friday, May 14th. This represents a $3.28 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.19%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, April 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 strock track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Virtus Investment Partners is 22.16%. 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 14.16% 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?

4 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Virtus Investment Partners' stock. Their forecasts range from $154.00 to $320.00. On average, they anticipate Virtus Investment Partners' share price to reach $264.00 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 4.2%.
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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. 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.
  • Mr. John L. Creswell, Exec. Managing Director

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 a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (16.67%), Rhumbline Advisers (0.34%), Alliancebernstein L.P. (0.14%), Comerica Bank (0.09%), New York State Teachers Retirement System (0.08%) and Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC (0.08%).
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Which institutional investors are selling Virtus Investment Partners stock?

VRTS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Alliancebernstein L.P., IndexIQ Advisors LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Victory Capital Management Inc., NEXT Financial Group Inc, New York State Teachers Retirement System, Texas Permanent School Fund, and The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company .
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Which institutional investors are buying Virtus Investment Partners stock?

VRTS stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC, Meeder Asset Management Inc., Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd., Ellsworth Advisors LLC, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, Blueshift Asset Management LLC, and Everence Capital Management Inc..
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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 $275.58.

How much money does Virtus Investment Partners make?

Virtus Investment Partners has a market capitalization of $2.11 billion and generates $563.25 million in revenue each year. The closed-end fund earns $95.65 million in net income (profit) each year or $14.80 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 5/10/2021 by Staff
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