About Virtus Investment Partners (NASDAQ:VRTS)
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.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Investment advice
Sub-IndustryAsset Management & Custody Banks
Trailing P/E Ratio14.87
Forward P/E Ratio9.48
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$425.61 million
Price / Sales1.95
Cash Flow$12.7728 per share
Price / Cash8.98
Book Value$69.07 per share
Price / Book1.66
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$7.68
Net Income$37.01 million
Return on Equity13.75%
Return on Assets3.03%
Virtus Investment Partners (NASDAQ:VRTS) Frequently Asked Questions
What is Virtus Investment Partners' stock symbol?
Virtus Investment Partners trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "VRTS."
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 Friday, February 16th. Investors of record on Monday, April 30th will be paid a dividend of $0.45 per share on Tuesday, May 15th. This represents a $1.80 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.57%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, April 27th. View Virtus Investment Partners' Dividend History.
How were Virtus Investment Partners' earnings last quarter?
Virtus Investment Partners Inc. (NASDAQ:VRTS) issued its quarterly earnings results on Friday, February, 2nd. The closed-end fund reported $2.60 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $2.42 by $0.18. The closed-end fund had revenue of $128 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $127.09 million. Virtus Investment Partners had a net margin of 8.70% and a return on equity of 13.75%. Virtus Investment Partners's revenue was up 60.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm earned $1.75 earnings per share. View Virtus Investment Partners' Earnings History.
When is Virtus Investment Partners' next earnings date?
What price target have analysts set for VRTS?
7 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Virtus Investment Partners' shares. Their forecasts range from $127.00 to $173.00. On average, they expect Virtus Investment Partners' share price to reach $136.5714 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Virtus Investment Partners.
What are Wall Street analysts saying about Virtus Investment Partners stock?
Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Virtus Investment Partners stock:
- 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Virtus Investment Partners, Inc., headquartered in Hartford, Connecticut, provides investment management products and services to individuals and institutions in the United States. . It operates a multi-manager asset management business, comprising a number of individual affiliated managers, each with a distinct investment style, autonomous investment process and individual brand. Investors have an array of needs and Virtus Investment Partners offers a variety of investment styles and multiple disciplines to meet those needs. The Company provides its products in a number of forms and through multiple distribution channels. Its retail products include open-end mutual funds, closed-end funds and separately managed accounts. The Company manages institutional accounts for corporations, multi-employer retirement funds and foundations, endowments, special purpose funds and other types of institutions. " (4/20/2018)
- 2. Credit Suisse Group AG analysts commented, "attractive" (8/8/2017)
Who are some of Virtus Investment Partners' key competitors?
Some companies that are related to Virtus Investment Partners include Legg Mason (LM), Federated Investors (FII), Moelis & Company (MC), Houlihan Lokey (HLI), Noah (NOAH), AllianceBernstein (AB), Artisan Partners Asset (APAM), Financial Engines (FNGN), Carlyle Group (CG), Hamilton Lane Advisors (HLNE), Ares Management (ARES), Cohen & Steers (CNS), Och-Ziff Capital Management (OZM), PJT Partners (PJT) and Victory Capital (VCTR).
Who are Virtus Investment Partners' key executives?
Virtus Investment Partners' management team includes the folowing people:
- Mr. George R. Aylward Jr., CPA, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 54)
- Mr. Michael A. Angerthal CPA, Exec. VP, CFO, Treasurer & Principal accounting officer (Age 51)
- Mr. Francis George Waltman, Exec. VP of Product Management (Age 56)
- Mr. William Patrick Bradley III, Exec. VP of Fund Services (Age 46)
- Mr. Barry Mitchell Mandinach J.D., Exec. VP & Head of Distribution (Age 62)
Has Virtus Investment Partners been receiving favorable news coverage?
Media headlines about VRTS stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Virtus Investment Partners earned a news sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news stories about the closed-end fund an impact score of 46.03 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future.
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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.
What is Virtus Investment Partners' stock price today?
One share of VRTS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $114.70.
How big of a company is Virtus Investment Partners?
Virtus Investment Partners has a market capitalization of $825.67 million and generates $425.61 million in revenue each year. The closed-end fund earns $37.01 million in net income (profit) each year or $7.68 on an earnings per share basis. Virtus Investment Partners employs 543 workers across the globe.
How can I contact Virtus Investment Partners?
Virtus Investment Partners' mailing address is 100 PEARL STREET 9TH FLOOR, HARTFORD CT, 06103. The closed-end fund can be reached via phone at 860-263-4707 or via email at [email protected]
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Virtus Investment Partners (NASDAQ:VRTS) Dividend Information
Virtus Investment Partners pays an annual dividend of $1.80 per share, with a dividend yield of 1.57%. VRTS's next quarterly dividend payment will be made on Tuesday, May 15. Virtus Investment Partners pays out 23.44% of its earnings out as a dividend.
|Payout Ratio:||23.44% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings) |
14.88% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
13.26% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Virtus Investment Partners (NASDAQ:VRTS) Dividend History by Quarter
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Announced||Period||Amount||Yield||Ex-Dividend Date||Record Date||Payable Date|
Virtus Investment Partners (NASDAQ VRTS) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History
Insider Ownership Percentage: 4.80%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 95.16%
Virtus Investment Partners (NASDAQ VRTS) Insider Trading History
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Transaction Date||Insider Name||Title||Buy/Sell||Number of Shares||Average Share Price||Total Transaction||Shares Held After Transaction||Details|
|10/27/2016||Of Montreal /Can/ Bank||Major Shareholder||Sell||1,727,746||$93.50||$161,544,251.00|| |
|12/1/2015||William Patrick Bradley III||SVP||Sell||210||$140.00||$29,400.00||7,588|| |
|9/5/2014||Michael A Angerthal||CFO||Buy||135||$179.77||$24,268.95|| |
|12/17/2013||Francis Waltman||EVP||Sell||3,000||$203.73||$611,190.00||25,665|| |
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Virtus Investment Partners (NASDAQ:VRTS) Income Statement, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow Statement
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