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How to buy Brookfield Asset Management (BAM) shares

Learn how to easily invest in Brookfield Asset Management shares.

Brookfield Asset Management is an asset management business based in the US. Brookfield Asset Management stocks (BAM.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $50.09 – a decrease of 5.77% over the previous week. Brookfield Asset Management employs 150,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $73.5 billion.

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Is it a good time to buy Brookfield Asset Management stock?

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How has Coronavirus impacted Brookfield Asset Management's stock price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Brookfield Asset Management's stock price has had significant negative movement.

Its last market close was $55.56, which is 18.39% down on its pre-crash value of $68.08 and 71.69% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the stocks fell as low as $32.3601.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of Brookfield Asset Management stocks at the start of February 2020, those stocks would have been worth $534.24 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth $897.29.

Brookfield Asset Management stock price (NYSE:BAM)

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Brookfield Asset Management shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-18.
Latest market close$55.56
52-week range$37.36 - $62.06
50-day moving average $58.77
200-day moving average $53.88
Wall St. target price$63.38
PE ratio 26.4115
Dividend yield $0.509 (0.91%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $2.16

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Brookfield Asset Management price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $55.56 from 2022-01-18

1 week (2022-01-12) -5.77%
1 month (2021-12-17) -3.07%
3 months (2021-10-19) -5.28%
6 months (2021-07-19) 16.04%
1 year (2021-01-19) 46.20%
2 years (2020-01-17) -10.12%
3 years (2019-01-18) 32.75%
5 years (2017-01-19) 67.23%

Is Brookfield Asset Management under- or over-valued?

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

Brookfield Asset Management's P/E ratio

Brookfield Asset Management's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 26x. In other words, Brookfield Asset Management shares trade at around 26x recent earnings.

That's comparable to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29).

Brookfield Asset Management's PEG ratio

Brookfield Asset Management's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 4.84. 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 Brookfield Asset Management's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Brookfield Asset Management's EBITDA

Brookfield Asset Management's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $19.6 billion.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Brookfield Asset Management's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Brookfield Asset Management financials

Revenue TTM $73.5 billion
Operating margin TTM 18.15%
Gross profit TTM $15.3 billion
Return on assets TTM 2.41%
Return on equity TTM 986.23%
Profit margin 4.75%
Book value $24.75
Market capitalisation $89.5 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Brookfield Asset Management'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 Brookfield Asset Management.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

Brookfield Asset Management's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 31.69

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Brookfield Asset Management's overall score of 31.69 (as at 01/01/2019) is pretty weak – landing it in it in the 70th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Brookfield Asset Management 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.).

Brookfield Asset Management's environmental score

Environmental score: 1.89/100

Brookfield Asset Management's environmental score of 1.89 puts it squarely in the 3rd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Brookfield Asset Management is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Brookfield Asset Management's social score

Social score: 18.64/100

Brookfield Asset Management's social score of 18.64 puts it squarely in the 3rd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Brookfield Asset Management is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Brookfield Asset Management's governance score

Governance score: 12.65/100

Brookfield Asset Management's governance score puts it squarely in the 3rd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Brookfield Asset Management is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Brookfield Asset Management's controversy score

Controversy score: 1/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Brookfield Asset Management scored a 1 out of 5 for controversy – the highest score possible, reflecting that Brookfield Asset Management has managed to keep its nose clean.

Brookfield Asset Management share dividends

22%

Dividend payout ratio: 22.11% of net profits

Recently Brookfield Asset Management has paid out, on average, around 22.11% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.91% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Brookfield Asset Management shareholders could enjoy a 0.91% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Brookfield Asset Management's case, that would currently equate to about $0.509 per share.

While Brookfield Asset Management's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Brookfield Asset Management is investing more in its future growth.

Brookfield Asset Management's most recent dividend payout was on 31 December 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 29 November 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Brookfield Asset Management's shares ever split?

Brookfield Asset Management's shares were split on a 3:2 basis on 2 April 2020. So if you had owned 2 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 3 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Brookfield Asset Management shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 33.3% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Brookfield Asset Management shares which in turn could have impacted Brookfield Asset Management's share price.

Brookfield Asset Management share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Brookfield Asset Management's shares have ranged in value from as little as $37.3622 up to $62.0595. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

BAM.US volatility(beta: 1.4)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 Brookfield Asset Management's is 1.395. This would suggest that Brookfield Asset Management's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Brookfield Asset Management overview

Brookfield Asset Management is a leading global alternative asset manager and one of the largest investors in real assets. Our investment focus is on real estate, renewable power, infrastructure and private equity assets. Our objective is to generate attractive long-term risk-adjusted returns for the benefit of our clients and shareholders. We manage a range of public and private investment products and services for institutional and retail clients. We earn asset management income for doing so and align our interests with our clients by investing alongside them. We have an exceptionally strong balance sheet, with over $30 billion of capital invested, primarily in our four listed partnerships: Brookfield Property Partners, Brookfield Infrastructure Partners, Brookfield Renewable Partners and Brookfield Business Partners. This access to large-scale capital enables us to make investments in sizeable, premier assets across geographies and asset classes that few managers are able to do.

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