Affiliated Managers Group (AMG) is Upgraded by Citigroup to Buy

Affiliated Managers Group (AMG) was Upgraded by Citigroup to ” Buy”. Earlier the firm had a rating of “Neutral ” on the company shares. Citigroup advised their investors in a research report released on Apr 25, 2016.

Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Affiliated Managers Group. Shares were Reiterated by Barrington Research on Feb 3, 2016 to “Outperform” and Lowered the Price Target to $ 165 from a previous price target of $200 .

On the company’s financial health, Affiliated Managers Group reported $3.61 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.01 according to the earnings call on Feb 2, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $3.60. The company had revenue of $589.80 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $617.78 million. The company’s revenue was down -8.0 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $3.55 EPS.

Affiliated Managers Group opened for trading at $175.31 and hit $178.45 on the upside on Friday, eventually ending the session at $177.75, with a gain of 1.62% or 2.84 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 5,68,350 shares. Company has a market cap of $9,600 M.

In a different news, on Jun 9, 2015, Nathaniel Dalton (President and COO) sold 75,000 shares at $221.85 per share price. According to the SEC, on May 5, 2015, Jay C. Horgen (CFO and Treasurer) sold 22,411 shares at $226.97 per share price. On May 5, 2015, William J Nutt (director) sold 5,625 shares at $227.25 per share price, according to the Form-4 filing with the securities and exchange commission.

Affiliated Managers Group Inc. (AMG) is a global asset management company with equity investments in a diverse group of boutique investment management firms (Affiliates). The Company manages approximately $620.2 billion in assets through its affiliates across a range of asset classes and investment styles in three principal distribution channels: institutional mutual fund and high net worth. The Company’s Institutional Distribution Channel through its Affiliates manages assets for large institutional investors across the world including sovereign wealth funds foundations endowments and retirement plans for corporations and municipalities. As part of the Company’s mutual fund distribution channel the Company through its Affiliates provides advisory or sub-advisory services to mutual funds UCITS and other retail-oriented products. Through the Company’s affiliates it provides advisory services to ultra-high net worth individuals and family trusts.

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