Finder is committed to editorial independence. While we receive compensation when you click links to partners, they do not influence our content.

How to buy BrightSphere Investment Group stock

Own BrightSphere Investment Group stock in just a few minutes.

BrightSphere Investment Group Inc is an asset management business based in the US. BrightSphere Investment Group shares (BSIG) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. BrightSphere Investment Group employs 30 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

How to buy shares in BrightSphere Investment Group

  1. Compare share trading platforms. Use our comparison table to help you find a platform that fits you.
  2. Open your brokerage account. Complete an application with your details.
  3. Confirm your payment details. Fund your account.
  4. Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – BSIG – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
  5. Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
  6. Check in on your investment. Optimize your portfolio by tracking your stock.

BrightSphere Investment Group share price

Use our graph to track the performance of BSIG stocks over time.

BrightSphere Investment Group shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-28.
52-week range$7.07 - $24.01
50-day moving average $21.24
200-day moving average $19.04
Wall St. target price$26.67
PE ratio 6.639
Dividend yield $0.04 (0.17%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $3.49

Buy BrightSphere Investment Group shares from these brokerages

Compare special offers, low fees and a wide range of types of investments among top trading platforms.
Name Product Stock trade fee Asset types Option trade fee Annual fee Signup bonus
Robinhood
$0
Stocks, Options, ETFs
$0
0%
Free stock (chosen randomly with a value anywhere between $2.50 and $200)
Sign up using the "go to site" link
Make unlimited commission-free trades in stocks, funds, and options with Robinhood Financial.
Interactive Brokers
$0
Stocks, Bonds, Options, Mutual funds, ETFs, Currencies
$0 + $0.65/contract, $1 minimum
0%
N/A
IBKR Lite offers $0 commissions, and IBKR Pro offers advanced tools for professional traders.
Sofi Invest
$0
Stocks, ETFs, Cryptocurrency
N/A
0%
Get one free stock worth up to $1,000
Open an account
A free way to invest in stocks, ETFs and crypto.
Webull
$0
Stocks, Options, ETFs
$0
0%
Get one free stock valued between $2.50 and $250 when you open an account, one more with a deposit
Open an account
Margin financing rates start at 3.99%. No monthly subscription fees for margin.
Public
$0
Stocks, ETFs
N/A
$0 per month
N/A
loading

Compare up to 4 providers

*Signup bonus information updated weekly.

The value of any investment can go up or down depending on news, trends and market conditions. We are not investment advisers, so do your own due diligence to understand the risks before you invest.

Is it a good time to buy BrightSphere Investment Group stock?

The technical analysis gauge below displays real-time ratings for the timeframes you select. This is not a recommendation, however. It represents a technical analysis based on the most popular technical indicators: Moving Averages, Oscillators and Pivots. Finder might not concur and takes no responsibility.

This chart is not advice or a guarantee of success. Rather, it gauges the real-time recommendations of three popular technical indicators: moving averages, oscillators and pivots. Finder is not responsible for how your stock performs.

Is BrightSphere Investment Group under- or over-valued?

Valuing BrightSphere Investment Group stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of BrightSphere Investment Group's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

BrightSphere Investment Group's P/E ratio

BrightSphere Investment Group's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 7x. In other words, BrightSphere Investment Group shares trade at around 7x 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.

BrightSphere Investment Group's EBITDA

BrightSphere Investment Group's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $257.8 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a BrightSphere Investment Group's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

BrightSphere Investment Group financials

Revenue TTM $713.9 million
Operating margin TTM 32.23%
Gross profit TTM $351.9 million
Return on assets TTM 10.28%
Return on equity TTM 108.27%
Profit margin 40.16%
Book value $3.81
Market capitalisation $1.8 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting BrightSphere Investment Group shares

There are currently 1.8 million BrightSphere Investment Group shares held short by investors – that's known as BrightSphere Investment Group's "short interest". This figure is 43.5% up from 1.2 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting BrightSphere Investment Group shares can be evaluated.

BrightSphere Investment Group's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

BrightSphere Investment Group's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of BrightSphere Investment Group shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of BrightSphere Investment Group shares traded daily (recently around 630223.40425532). BrightSphere Investment Group's SIR currently stands at 2.82. In other words for every 100,000 BrightSphere Investment Group shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2820 shares are currently held short.

However BrightSphere Investment Group's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of BrightSphere Investment Group shares, or, against the total number of tradable BrightSphere Investment Group shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case BrightSphere Investment Group's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 BrightSphere Investment Group shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.0332% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable BrightSphere Investment Group shares, roughly 33 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against BrightSphere Investment Group.

Find out more about how you can short BrightSphere Investment Group stock.

BrightSphere Investment Group share dividends

2%

Dividend payout ratio: 2.29% of net profits

Recently BrightSphere Investment Group has paid out, on average, around 2.29% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.17% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), BrightSphere Investment Group shareholders could enjoy a 0.17% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In BrightSphere Investment Group's case, that would currently equate to about $0.04 per share.

While BrightSphere Investment Group's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that BrightSphere Investment Group is investing more in its future growth.

BrightSphere Investment Group's most recent dividend payout was on 25 March 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 10 March 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

BrightSphere Investment Group share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, BrightSphere Investment Group's shares have ranged in value from as little as $7.0702 up to $24.01. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

BSIG.US volatility(beta: 1.8)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while BrightSphere Investment Group's is 1.8036. This would suggest that BrightSphere Investment Group's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

BrightSphere Investment Group overview

BrightSphere Investment Group Inc. is a publically owned asset management holding company. The firm provides its services to individuals and institutions. It manages separate client focused portfolios through its subsidiaries. The firm also launches equity mutual funds for its clients. It invests in public equity, fixed income, and alternative investment markets through its subsidiaries. The firm was founded in 1980 is based Boston, Massachusetts.

Frequently asked questions

More guides on Finder

Ask an Expert

You are about to post a question on finder.com:

  • Do not enter personal information (eg. surname, phone number, bank details) as your question will be made public
  • finder.com is a financial comparison and information service, not a bank or product provider
  • We cannot provide you with personal advice or recommendations
  • Your answer might already be waiting – check previous questions below to see if yours has already been asked

Finder.com provides guides and information on a range of products and services. Because our content is not financial advice, we suggest talking with a professional before you make any decision.

By submitting your comment or question, you agree to our Privacy and Cookies Policy and finder.com Terms of Use.

Questions and responses on finder.com are not provided, paid for or otherwise endorsed by any bank or brand. These banks and brands are not responsible for ensuring that comments are answered or accurate.
Go to site