Bridge Investment Group (NYSE: BRDG – Get Rating) and Ameriprise Financial (NYSE: AMP – Get Rating) are both finance companies, but which company is better? We’ll compare the two companies based on their risk strength, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, dividends, profitability, and analyst recommendations.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings from Bridge Investment Group and Ameriprise Financial, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sales Ratings||Hold odds||Buy reviews||Strong buy odds||Rating|
|Bridge Investment Group||0||1||4||0||2.80|
Bridge Investment Group currently has a consensus target price of $19.80, indicating a potential upside of 4.21%. Ameriprise Financial has a consensus target price of $348.11, indicating a potential upside of 19.74%. Given Ameriprise Financial’s possible higher upside, analysts clearly believe that Ameriprise Financial is more favorable than Bridge Investment Group.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
65.3% of Bridge Investment Group shares are held by institutional investors. By comparison, 80.5% of Ameriprise Financial’s stock is held by institutional investors. 65.9% of the shares of Bridge Investment Group are held by insiders of the company. By comparison, 1.0% of Ameriprise Financial shares are held by insiders of the company. Strong institutional ownership indicates that hedge funds, large fund managers, and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
Bridge Investment Group pays an annual dividend of $0.84 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.4%. Ameriprise Financial pays an annual dividend of $4.52 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.6%. Ameriprise Financial pays 19.6% of its profits as a dividend. Ameriprise Financial has increased its dividend for 17 consecutive years.
Valuation and benefits
This table compares the revenue, earnings per share (EPS), and valuation of Bridge Investment Group and Ameriprise Financial.
|Gross revenue||Price/sales ratio||Net revenue||Earnings per share||Price/earnings ratio|
|Bridge Investment Group||$330.01 million||1.62||$23.23 million||N / A||N / A|
|Ameriprise Financial||$13.43 billion||2.39||$2.76 billion||$23.07||12:60 p.m.|
Ameriprise Financial has higher revenues and profits than Bridge Investment Group.
This table compares the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of Bridge Investment Group and Ameriprise Financial.
|Net margins||Return on equity||return on assets|
|Bridge Investment Group||41.64%||17.23%||9.78%|
Ameriprise Financial beats Bridge Investment Group on 8 of 14 factors compared between the two stocks.
Bridge Investment Group Company Profile (Get an evaluation)
Bridge Investment Group Holdings Inc. is engaged in real estate investment management business in the United States. It manages capital on behalf of around 100 global institutions and 6,500 individual investors through approximately 25 investment vehicles. The company was founded in 2009 and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Ameriprise Financial Company Profile (Get an evaluation)
Ameriprise Financial, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides various financial products and services to individual and institutional clients in the United States and abroad. It operates through four segments: Advisory and Wealth Management, Asset Management, Retirement and Protection Solutions, and Business and Others. The Advice and Wealth Management segment provides financial planning and advice; brokerage products and services for retail and institutional clients; discretionary and non-discretionary investment advisory accounts; mutual fund; insurance and annuity products; cash management and banking products; and face value certificates. The Asset Management segment provides investment management and advisory services, as well as investment products to individuals, high net worth clients and institutional clients through unaffiliated third-party financial institutions and a institutional sales force. Products in this segment also include US mutual funds and their non-US equivalents, exchange-traded funds, variable-income funds, underlying insurance and annuity segregated accounts; and institutional asset management products, such as traditional asset classes, separately managed accounts, individually managed accounts, secured loan obligations, hedge funds, pooled funds, and real estate and infrastructure funds . The Retirement & Protection Solutions segment provides variable annuity products to individual customers, as well as life and AI insurance products to retail customers. The company was formerly known as American Express Financial Corporation and changed its name to Ameriprise Financial, Inc. in September 2005. Ameriprise Financial, Inc. was founded in 1894 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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