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How to buy Virtus Investment Partners stock
Learn how to easily invest in Virtus Investment Partners stock.
Virtus Investment Partners Inc is an asset management business based in the US. Virtus Investment Partners shares (VRTS) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Virtus Investment Partners employs 668 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $996.1 million.
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Virtus Investment Partners stock price (NASDAQ: VRTS)Use our graph to track the performance of VRTS stocks over time.
Virtus Investment Partners shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$171.35|
|52-week range||$160.07 - $329.83|
|50-day moving average||$197.59|
|200-day moving average||$218.87|
|Wall St. target price||$213.00|
|Dividend yield||$6 (3.64%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$20.16|
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Virtus Investment Partners price performance over time
|1 week (2022-09-15)||N/A|
|1 month (2022-08-23)||-16.28%|
|3 months (2022-06-24)||-9.94%|
|6 months (2022-03-24)||-29.10%|
|1 year (2021-09-24)||-47.06%|
|2 years (2020-09-25)||27.16%|
|3 years (2019-09-26)||51.49%|
|5 years (2017-09-26)||47.84%|
Is Virtus Investment Partners stock undervalued or overvalued?
Valuing Virtus Investment Partners stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Virtus Investment Partners's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Virtus Investment Partners's P/E ratio
Virtus Investment Partners's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 8x. In other words, Virtus Investment Partners shares trade at around 8x 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.
Virtus Investment Partners's PEG ratio
Virtus Investment Partners's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.62. 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 Virtus Investment Partners's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Virtus Investment Partners's EBITDA
Virtus Investment Partners's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $374.3 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Virtus Investment Partners's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Virtus Investment Partners financials
|Revenue TTM||$996.1 million|
|Operating margin TTM||31.57%|
|Gross profit TTM||$480 million|
|Return on assets TTM||5.43%|
|Return on equity TTM||20.29%|
|Market capitalisation||$1.2 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Virtus Investment Partners share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 17.24% of net profits
Recently Virtus Investment Partners has paid out, on average, around 17.24% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.64% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Virtus Investment Partners shareholders could enjoy a 3.64% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Virtus Investment Partners's case, that would currently equate to about $6 per share.
While Virtus Investment Partners's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Virtus Investment Partners is investing more in its future growth.
Virtus Investment Partners's most recent dividend payout was on 14 November 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 27 October 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").
Virtus Investment Partners share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Virtus Investment Partners's shares have ranged in value from as little as $160.071 up to $329.8345. 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 (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Virtus Investment Partners's is 1.646. This would suggest that Virtus Investment Partners's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
Virtus Investment Partners overview
Virtus Investment Partners, Inc. is a publicly owned investment manager. The firm primarily provides its services to individual and institutional clients. It launches separate client focused equity and fixed income portfolios. The firm launches equity, fixed income, and balanced mutual funds for its clients. It invests in the public equity, fixed income, and real estate markets. The firm also invests in exchange traded funds.
Virtus Investment Partners in the news
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Frequently asked questionsWhat percentage of Virtus Investment Partners is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 5.424% of Virtus Investment Partners shares are held by insiders and 90.752% by institutions. How many people work for Virtus Investment Partners?
Latest data suggests 668 work at Virtus Investment Partners. When does the fiscal year end for Virtus Investment Partners?
Virtus Investment Partners's fiscal year ends in December. Where is Virtus Investment Partners based?
Virtus Investment Partners's address is: One Financial Plaza, Hartford, CT, United States, 06103 What is Virtus Investment Partners's ISIN number?
Virtus Investment Partners's international securities identification number is: US92828Q1094 What is Virtus Investment Partners's CUSIP number?
Virtus Investment Partners's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 718924103
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