How to buy Ameriprise Financial (AMP) shares in Australia
Learn how to easily invest in Ameriprise Financial shares.
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Ameriprise Financial Inc (AMP) is a leading asset management business with stocks listed in the US. It opened the day at US$287.7 after a previous close of US$295.66. During the day the price has varied from a low of USD286.2 to a high of USD297.28. The latest price was USD295.78 (25 minute delay). Ameriprise Financial is listed on the NYSE. All prices are listed in US Dollars.
How to buy shares in Ameriprise Financial
- Compare share trading platforms. To buy shares in a US company from Australia you'll need to find a trading platform that offers access to US stock markets. If you're just starting out, look for a platform with low brokerage and foreign exchange fees.
- Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and tax file number. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
- Search for Ameriprise Financial. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: AMP. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
- Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Ameriprise Financial reaches your desired price. To spread out your risk, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
- Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of US$295.66, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimise risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Ameriprise Financial, depending on your broker.
- Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Ameriprise Financial. Optimise your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.
What's in this guide?
- Ameriprise Financial key stats
- Compare share trading platforms
- Is Ameriprise Financial stock a buy or sell?
- Ameriprise Financial performance over time
- Is Ameriprise Financial suitable for ethical investing?
- Are Ameriprise Financial shares over-valued?
- Ameriprise Financial's financials
- How volatile are Ameriprise Financial shares?
- Does Ameriprise Financial pay a dividend?
- Other common questions
Ameriprise Financial stock price (NYSE:AMP)Use our graph to track the performance of AMP stocks over time.
Ameriprise Financial shares at a glance
|52-week range||US$179.719 - US$312.15|
|50-day moving average||US$289.3176|
|200-day moving average||US$259.2658|
|Dividend yield||US$4.34 (1.43%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||US$18.396|
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Ameriprise Financial price performance over time
|1 week (2021-11-26)||1.38%|
|1 month (2021-11-03)||-4.66%|
|3 months (2021-09-03)||8.60%|
|1 year (2020-12-03)||51.91%|
|2 years (2019-12-03)||84.89%|
|3 years (2018-12-03)||125.86%|
|5 years (2016-12-02)||160.67%|
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Is Ameriprise Financial under- or over-valued?
Valuing Ameriprise Financial stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Ameriprise Financial's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Ameriprise Financial's P/E ratio
Ameriprise Financial's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 16x. In other words, Ameriprise Financial shares trade at around 16x recent earnings.
That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.
Ameriprise Financial's PEG ratio
Ameriprise Financial's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.8999. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Ameriprise Financial's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Ameriprise Financial's EBITDA
Ameriprise Financial's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is US$3.6 billion (£2.7 billion).
The EBITDA is a measure of a Ameriprise Financial's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Ameriprise Financial financials
|Revenue TTM||US$12.9 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||26.94%|
|Gross profit TTM||US$5.8 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||1.32%|
|Return on equity TTM||37.98%|
|Market capitalisation||US$32.6 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Ameriprise Financial's environmental, social and governance track record
Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Ameriprise Financial.
When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.
Ameriprise Financial's total ESG risk score
Total ESG risk: 30.8
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Ameriprise Financial's overall score of 30.8 (as at 12/31/2018) is nothing to write home about – landing it in it in the 48th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.
ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Ameriprise Financial is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).
Ameriprise Financial's environmental score
Environmental score: 9.8/100
Ameriprise Financial's environmental score of 9.8 puts it squarely in the 9th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Ameriprise Financial is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Ameriprise Financial's social score
Social score: 16.66/100
Ameriprise Financial's social score of 16.66 puts it squarely in the 9th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Ameriprise Financial is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.
Ameriprise Financial's governance score
Governance score: 19.84/100
Ameriprise Financial's governance score puts it squarely in the 9th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Ameriprise Financial is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Ameriprise Financial's controversy score
Controversy score: 2/5
ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Ameriprise Financial scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that Ameriprise Financial has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.
Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary
|Total ESG score||30.8|
|Total ESG percentile||48.36|
|Environmental score percentile||9|
|Social score percentile||9|
|Governance score percentile||9|
|Level of controversy||2|
Ameriprise Financial share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 21.01% of net profits
Recently Ameriprise Financial has paid out, on average, around 21.01% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.55% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Ameriprise Financial shareholders could enjoy a 1.55% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Ameriprise Financial's case, that would currently equate to about $4.34 per share.
While Ameriprise Financial's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Ameriprise Financial is investing more in its future growth.
Ameriprise Financial's most recent dividend payout was on 18 November 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 4 November 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").
Ameriprise Financial share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Ameriprise Financial's shares have ranged in value from as little as US$179.719 up to US$312.15. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Ameriprise Financial's is 1.6468. This would suggest that Ameriprise Financial's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
Ameriprise Financial overview
Ameriprise Financial, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides various financial products and services to individual and institutional clients in the United States and internationally. It operates through four segments: Advice & Wealth Management, Asset Management, Retirement & Protection Solutions, and Corporate & Other. The Advice & 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 funds; insurance and annuities products; cash management and banking products; and face-amount certificates. The Asset Management segment offers investment management and advice, and investment products to retail, high net worth, and institutional clients through unaffiliated third-party financial institutions and institutional sales force. This segment products also include U.S. mutual funds and their non-U.S. equivalents, exchange-traded funds, variable product funds underlying insurance, and annuity separate accounts; and institutional asset management products, such as traditional asset classes, separately managed accounts, individually managed accounts, collateralized loan obligations, hedge funds, collective funds, and property and infrastructure funds. The Retirement & Protection Solutions segment provides variable annuity products to individual clients, as well as life and DI insurance products to retail clients. 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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