Ameriprise Financial, Inc. [NYSE:AMP]: Analyst Rating and Earnings

Professional stock traders oftentimes make sure they verify what some leading Wall Street voices have to say about a potential buy. Currently, in relation to Ameriprise Financial, Inc. [AMP], the latest Wall Street average recommendation we can view is from the fiscal quarter that will be ending in the month of December. On average, stock market experts give AMP an Outperform rating. Its stock price has been found in the range of 7.34 to 16.06. This is compared to its latest closing price of $125.95.

Wall Street analysts provide their ratings on a scale of 1 to 5, and the current average score for Ameriprise Financial, Inc. [AMP] is sitting at 2.00. This is compared to 1 month ago, when its average rating was 2.00.

For the quarter ending in Dec-18 Ameriprise Financial, Inc. [AMP] generated $3.17 billion in sales. That’s 0.22% lower than the average estimate of $3.17 billion as provided by Wall Street analysts. The three indicators above suggest that on the whole, this stock is not presenting an attractive investment option, as there are too many red flags that don’t point to a high-value ROI.

Keep on the lookout for this organization’s next scheduled financial results, which are expected to be made public on Mon 22 Apr (In 68 Days).

Fundamental Analysis of Ameriprise Financial, Inc. [AMP]

Now let’s turn to look at profitability: with a current Operating Margin for Ameriprise Financial, Inc. [AMP] sitting at +19.22 and its Gross Margin at +45.65, this company’s Net Margin is now 13.50%. These measurements indicate that Ameriprise Financial, Inc. [AMP] is generating considerably more profit, after expenses are accounted for, compared to its market peers.

This company’s Return on Total Capital is 22.90, and its Return on Invested Capital has reached 9.10%. Its Return on Equity is 36.22, and its Return on Assets is 1.47. These metrics show a mixed bag, which means that this investment’s attractiveness can be quickly increased or decreased in the short term, depending on future updates AMP financial performance.

Turning to investigate this organization’s capital structure, Ameriprise Financial, Inc. [AMP] has generated a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio of 86.10. Similarly, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 46.26, while its Total Debt to Total Assets stands at 3.51. Looking toward the future, this publicly-traded company’s Long-Term Debt to Equity is 82.50, and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 44.33. This company has a healthy balance between its debt and its current holdings, suggesting it is a reliable investment due to its ability to leverage debt in an efficient way.

What about valuation? This company’s Enterprise Value to EBITDA is 6.86 and its Total Debt to EBITDA Value is 1.71. The Enterprise Value to Sales for this firm is now 1.49, and its Total Debt to Enterprise Value stands at 0.28.

Similarly, this company’s Receivables Turnover is 2.16 and its Total Asset Turnover is 0.09.

Performance Indicators

Let’s now turn our attention to trading performance: Ameriprise Financial, Inc. [AMP] has 138.97M shares outstanding, amounting to a total market cap of $17.90B. Its stock price has been found in the range of 95.69 to 163.88. At its current price, it has moved by -21.39% from its 52-week high, and it has moved 34.63% from its 52-week low.

This stock’s Beta value is currently 1.89, which indicates that it is more volatile that the wider market. This stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is at 69.40. This RSI score is good, suggesting this stock is neither overbought or oversold.

Conclusion: Is Ameriprise Financial, Inc. [AMP] a Reliable Buy?

Shares of Ameriprise Financial, Inc. [AMP], on the whole, present investors with both positive and negative signals. Wall Street analysts have mixed reviews when it comes to the 12-month price outlook, and this company’s financials show a combination of strengths and weaknesses. Based on the price performance, this investment is somewhat risky while presenting reasonable potential for ROI.