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Ares Management (ARES) Competitors

-0.94 (-0.65%)
(As of 05/21/2024 ET)


Should you be buying Ares Management stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Ares Management include Ameriprise Financial (AMP), Blue Owl Capital (OWL), Apollo Global Management (APO), Brookfield Asset Management (BAM), The Carlyle Group (CG), TPG (TPG), Franklin Resources (BEN), Blackstone (BX), KKR & Co. Inc. (KKR), and Allstate (ALL). These companies are all part of the "finance" sector.

Ares Management vs.

Ares Management (NYSE:ARES) and Ameriprise Financial (NYSE:AMP) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, community ranking, risk, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation, earnings, media sentiment and analyst recommendations.

In the previous week, Ares Management had 4 more articles in the media than Ameriprise Financial. MarketBeat recorded 18 mentions for Ares Management and 14 mentions for Ameriprise Financial. Ameriprise Financial's average media sentiment score of 0.98 beat Ares Management's score of 0.82 indicating that Ameriprise Financial is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Ares Management
9 Very Positive mention(s)
4 Positive mention(s)
3 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Ameriprise Financial
8 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)

Ares Management pays an annual dividend of $3.72 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.6%. Ameriprise Financial pays an annual dividend of $5.92 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.4%. Ares Management pays out 166.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Ameriprise Financial pays out 20.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Ameriprise Financial has a net margin of 19.42% compared to Ares Management's net margin of 12.86%. Ameriprise Financial's return on equity of 75.97% beat Ares Management's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Ares Management12.86% 21.22% 3.76%
Ameriprise Financial 19.42%75.97%1.93%

Ameriprise Financial received 12 more outperform votes than Ares Management when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 69.02% of users gave Ares Management an outperform vote while only 63.88% of users gave Ameriprise Financial an outperform vote.

Ares ManagementOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes
Ameriprise FinancialOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes

Ameriprise Financial has higher revenue and earnings than Ares Management. Ameriprise Financial is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Ares Management, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Ares Management$3.63B12.24$474.33M$2.2364.40
Ameriprise Financial$15.94B2.71$2.56B$29.3814.77

Ares Management currently has a consensus price target of $128.46, suggesting a potential downside of 10.55%. Ameriprise Financial has a consensus price target of $450.88, suggesting a potential upside of 3.87%. Given Ameriprise Financial's higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Ameriprise Financial is more favorable than Ares Management.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Ares Management
0 Sell rating(s)
7 Hold rating(s)
6 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
Ameriprise Financial
1 Sell rating(s)
4 Hold rating(s)
4 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)

50.0% of Ares Management shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 83.9% of Ameriprise Financial shares are owned by institutional investors. 41.9% of Ares Management shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.7% of Ameriprise Financial shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Ares Management has a beta of 1.17, suggesting that its share price is 17% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Ameriprise Financial has a beta of 1.35, suggesting that its share price is 35% more volatile than the S&P 500.


Ameriprise Financial beats Ares Management on 11 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.

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Media Sentiment Over Time

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ARES vs. The Competition

MetricAres ManagementInvestment advice IndustryFinance SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$44.46B$9.80B$9.42B$18.16B
Dividend Yield2.55%24.99%10.32%3.43%
P/E Ratio64.4047.2245.1726.10
Price / Sales12.246.73265.8610.75
Price / Cash47.3016.4829.2715.96
Price / Book9.873.922.575.17
Net Income$474.33M$319.62M$1.01B$974.43M
7 Day Performance-0.89%0.65%0.86%0.57%
1 Month Performance10.88%4.01%4.26%6.33%
1 Year Performance71.71%25.96%19.65%23.42%

Ares Management Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
Ameriprise Financial
4.9232 of 5 stars
+42.9%$43.11B$15.94B14.7713,800Insider Selling
Blue Owl Capital
3.3155 of 5 stars
Apollo Global Management
4.7095 of 5 stars
Brookfield Asset Management
3.4637 of 5 stars
+29.9%$17.91B$4.06B37.522,400Positive News
The Carlyle Group
3.5688 of 5 stars
4.291 of 5 stars
Franklin Resources
4.5361 of 5 stars
-2.5%$12.56B$7.85B13.649,200Dividend Announcement
Analyst Revision
4.3631 of 5 stars
KKR & Co. Inc.
4.9736 of 5 stars
4.8647 of 5 stars

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This page (NYSE:ARES) was last updated on 5/22/2024 by Staff

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