T. Rowe Price Group Inc
BlackRock’s Diversified Offerings Can Benefit from Rate Hikes
In the first quarter, BlackRock managed ~$1.9 trillion in fixed income offerings, up from ~$1.6 trillion in the first quarter of 2017.
T. Rowe Stock Rose, New Assets Are a Concern
T. Rowe (TROW) stock rose 8% over the past three months mainly due to a strong operating performance in 3Q16.
AMG Generated Solid Results in 2Q despite Market Volatility
On August 1, Affiliated Managers Group (AMG) reported net 2Q16 profits of $107.4 million—compared to $128.7 million for 2Q15.
What’s T. Rowe’s Valuation?
T. Rowe Price Group’s (TROW) one-year forward price-to-earnings ratio stood at 17.69x, which implies a premium valuation.
What Caused Affiliated Managers’ Valuation to Fall?
Asset managers reported lower profitability for the third quarter of 2015, resulting in falling prices. In turn, this led to lower valuations.
Affiliated Managers Beat Estimates on Investment Performance
On November 9, Affiliated Managers Group reported net 3Q15 profits of $109 million compared to $103.2 million in the third quarter of 2014.
Affiliated Managers Is Doing This to Stabilize Revenues
Affiliated Managers Group (AMG) is expected to post revenues of $567 million in the September quarter. That’s higher than the June quarter but a 7.5% decline YoY.
US Equities Continue to See Outflows on Global Growth
In the week ended September 4, 2015, US equities saw total outflows of $1.6 billion compared to $1.4 billion the previous week. The rate rose due to investors pulling out funds on slowing global growth.
US Equities Witness Net Inflows for 2015
US equities witnessed outflows from the equities in the last few weeks. For the week ending April 2, 2014, US equities saw outflows of $3 billion.
Interest Rate Expectations Have Jolted Equity and Debt Alike
Asset managers (VFH) are seeking stability in order to attract funds toward either equity or debt offerings.
BlackRock’s Valuations following the Decline in Global Equities
BlackRock (BLK) stock has risen 27.6% over the past six months and 39.0% over the past year.
T. Rowe’s Dividends to Increase Marginally in 2017
In 2017, T. Rowe Price Group (TROW) is expected to witness a marginal rise of 4.2% in its dividend distribution as compared to 2016.
State Street Beats Earnings per Share and Revenue Estimates
State Street beat analysts’ expectations for earnings per share as well as revenues for 1Q18.
A Look at Invesco’s Total AUM
On January 31, 2018, Invesco Limited (IVZ) reported its total assets under management (or AUM) of $972.6 billion.
What Could Impact Invesco’s Operating Revenues Moving Forward?
Invesco garnered service and distribution fees of $852.8 million in 2017, compared to $823.6 million in 2016.
Eaton Vance in Fiscal 4Q15: Falls in Revenue and Income
Eaton Vance reported fiscal 4Q15 revenue of $341.4 million, a fall of 7.3% when compared to the company’s revenue of $368.4 million in fiscal 4Q14.
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T. Rowe Price Group: Plans for the ETF Market
Today, the company is focusing on differentiating its product offerings in the ETF market by offering actively managed ETFs.
September Winners in US Domestic Moats: Discretionary, Financials
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How Institutional Investors Viewed Southern Company in Q2 2018
The Vanguard Group added more than 1.5 million shares and raised its stake in Southern Company (SO) to 7.5% on June 30.
WisdomTree Trades at a Premium due to High Growth
WisdomTree stock is currently trading at 29x on a one-year forward earnings basis. In comparison, its peers are trading at 16.2x.
Understanding State Street’s Investment Management Business
State Street Corporation’s (STT) investment management business generated revenues of $1.6 billion in 2017, up from $1.3 billion in 2016.
How Did Eaton Vance Perform Compared to Its Peers?
In this article, we’ll compare Eaton Vance with its peers. Peers include Franklin Resources, T. Rowe Price, Legg Mason, and Waddell & Reed Financial.
What Led to a Decline in Invesco’s March 2018 AUM?
On March 31, 2018, Invesco Limited’s (IVZ) total assets under management totaled $934.2 billion, which implies a 1.2% fall compared to February.
US Equities: Global Equity Concerns, Weakening Manufacturing
In the week ending August 21, US equities saw total outflows of $2.1 billion, compared to outflows of $1.0 billion in the previous week.
Janus Capital Focuses on Innovative Offerings, Eyes Future Growth
Janus Capital didn’t perform as well as expected in the first half of 2015, and it was revalued accordingly by the market. But it has focused on innovative offerings such as debt funds to attract capital.
How Will Affiliated Managers Boost Its Margins in 2016?
Affiliated Managers Group (AMG) reported that its economic EPS (earnings per share) expanded by 1.6% on a year-over-year basis in 4Q15.
Affiliated Managers Group’s Leveraged Balance Sheet for Expansion
Affiliated Managers Group’s (AMG) senior debt declined, and total stockholder equity, senior notes, and cash and equivalents rose in 4Q15 compared to 4Q14.
Asset Managers to See Growth on Diversified Offerings in 1Q18
The recent fall in stocks globally is expected to put some pressure on asset managers’ (VFH) operating performances in 1Q18.
How Is T. Rowe Investing in Growth Initiatives?
In 2015, T. Rowe Price Group invested $151 million in capitalized technology and facilities. The company’s revenues increased in 4Q15, but expenses rose at a faster pace.
What’s in Store for T. Rowe Price in Q2 2018?
T. Rowe Price Group (TROW) exceeded analysts’ expectations on earnings per share and revenues in the first quarter.
T. Rowe Price Group a Good Pick for Growth and Retirement Options
T. Rowe Price Group has delivered above-average growth in terms of capital profits and dividends. Its dividend yield has been ~2% over the past five years.
How ETFs Can Impact State Street’s Investment Management Division
In the first quarter, BlackRock (BLK) saw inflows of $35.0 billion in its ETF offerings.
Why BlackRock Is Trading at a Premium in 2017
Translating into pricing BlackRock (BLK) commands a premium valuation in the asset management industry, mainly due to its stable and strong inflow, diversified offerings, global asset allocation, fund growth, and consistent earnings. The company is now trading at a forward PE (price-to-earnings) ratio of 17.9x, compared with the industry average of 14.5x. Overall, BlackRock’s valuation has improved in recent weeks, with […]
T. Rowe Price Group Deploys Multiple Strategies to Grow Assets
T. Rowe Price Group manages $477.6 billion in sponsored mutual funds, the assets under management of which have grown 17% over the past three years.
How Janus Has Benefited from the Kapstream Acquisition
Kapstream contributed $4.9 million in revenues and $2.1 million in operating income to Janus Capital. The company will bring in additional assets totaling $6.6 billion.
Declines in S&P 500 correlation benefiting TROW, IVZ, and JNS
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Electric Vehicle Startup Rivian Gets Fresh Funding
On Monday, Rivian announced that it completed a $1.3 billion investment round led by asset manager T. Rowe Price (TROW).
The salient features of mutual funds
There are investors who are willing to take on higher risk to generate above-average market returns. For these investors, active funds offer the optimal investment avenue.
Low cost, human-error-free index funds gain in popularity
Low cost is one of the reasons we’re seeing growing confidence in index funds. Index funds have experienced net inflows in each of last five years
Close-ended funds: A niche product for wealthy investors
Close-ended funds are a cross between actively managed mutual funds and ETFs. But the cost of trading in close-ended funds is much higher.
Traditional asset management strong despite challenges
A number of factors have contributed to the impressive growth in traditional asset management. Yet at the end of the day, the industry has grown so tremendously because asset managers have listened to customers.
Show it: How mutual funds make money
In return for investing a client’s money, mutual funds charge a fee, generally an annual fee set as a percentage of the client’s assets. This fee is the only source of income for a mutual fund-focused asset manager.
Index funds offer innovative products, remain competitive
Index funds’ product offerings have evolved. For example, funds based on sector indices have been created, such as the First Trust NYSE Arca Biotechnology Index Fund.
Acquisitions Boost Invesco’s Assets under Management
Invesco (IVZ) reported its second-quarter results today, posting EPS of $0.66.
State Street’s Second-Quarter Earnings and Acquisition Plan
On July 20, State Street (STT) reported its second-quarter earnings. The company’s EPS was $2.05, which surpassed analysts’ expectations by $0.04.
How T. Rowe Price’s Valuation Compares
T. Rowe Price’s (TROW) NTM (next-12-month) PE ratio is 15.19x, higher than peers’ average of 10.08x.
What Could Help T. Rowe Price in Q2 2018
Of T. Rowe Price’s (TROW) total assets under management in the first quarter, $579.3 billion comprised equity, $135.8 billion comprised fixed income and money market assets, and $299.1 billion were multi-asset funds.
How Macros and Monetary Policies Could Drive TROW’s Performance
Donald Trump’s imposition of additional tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports has increased trade tension, which could impact the global economy and business.
State Street’s Investment Servicing Division: What’s Ahead?
In the first quarter, State Street’s Investment Servicing division garnered net interest income of $663.0 million for a YoY increase of 30.0%.
Factors that Could Impact State Street’s Earnings in Q2 2018
State Street (STT) plans to release its Q2 2018 earnings on July 20. It expects to report EPS of $2.01, a year-over-year increase of 20.35%.
How Wall Street Rates BlackRock and Asset Managers
Analysts gave BlackRock a price target of $613.15 on an NTM basis.
Retail Can Add More Assets to BlackRock’s AUM in Q2
BlackRock’s Retail segment manages $638.4 billion in assets, which comprises 10.0% of the company’s total AUM.
A Look at Invesco’s Total Assets under Management
At the end of the first quarter, Invesco (IVZ) had total AUM (assets under management) of $934.2 billion.
What Will Invesco’s Revenue Be in Q2 2018?
Of Invesco’s (IVZ) total first-quarter operating revenue of $1.4 billion, the company’s investment management fees contributed $1.0 billion.
What Could Affect Invesco’s Performance in Q2 2018?
In this series, we’ll study the factors that could drive Invesco’s performance, valuations, and analyst ratings.
State Street’s Investment Management Division in Q2
State Street’s (STT) investment management division garners fee revenue from trading services, management and processing fees, and other revenue.
What’s Expected for State Street’s Investment Servicing Business
In the first quarter, State Street’s (STT) fee revenue made up a significant portion of its investment servicing revenue.
T. Rowe Price’s Assets under Management Rose in May
T. Rowe Price released its AUM for May on June 12. The company’s AUM was $1.04 trillion—compared to $1.02 trillion in April.
What Could Impact T. Rowe Price’s Business Moving Forward?
On May 20, T. Rowe Price had an enterprise value of ~$26.9 billion.
What Does T. Rowe Price’s April AUM Number Suggest?
At the end of April, T. Rowe Price had total AUM of ~$1.0 trillion.
T. Rowe Price Group’s 1Q18 Results Beat Expectations
T. Rowe Price Group reported earnings today for the quarter that ended in March.
BlackRock’s Retail Could Add Flows to Debt, Multi-Asset Funds
BlackRock’s (BLK) Retail segment saw a reversal of fund flows in 1Q17, and it increased throughout the year.
What Analysts Think about T. Rowe Price
Ratings for T. Rowe Price Of the 16 analysts covering T. Rowe Price (TROW) in February and March 2018, two have recommended “strong buy,” three have recommended “buy,” nine have recommended “hold,” and two have recommended “strong sell.” In January 2018, two recommended “strong buy,” two recommended “buy,” nine recommended “hold,” one recommended “sell,” and two recommended “strong sell.” Ratings for peers Of the six analysts covering […]
How Could T. Rowe Price’s Valuation Recover?
Price-to-earnings ratio T. Rowe Price (TROW) has an NTM ( next-12-month) PE (price-to-earnings) ratio of 15.0x. Competitors are valued lower, with an average ratio of 15.7x. Peers Franklin Resources (BEN), Financial Engines (FNGN), and BlackRock (BLK) have NTM PE ratios of 11.7x, 17.3x, and 18.2x, respectively. T. Rowe Price’s valuation could fall further, as the company’s […]
T. Rowe Price’s Views on Global Markets in 2018
Strong outlook T. Rowe Price (TROW) expects global markets to be positive in 2018, in both emerging and developed economies. Economies’ movement towards digitization and innovation is expected to help businesses. In 2018, T. Rowe Price expects global equity markets to be supported by improving business models, technological developments, and shifting consumer preferences. Technology giants’ valuation is increasing […]
How T. Rowe Price Aims to Tackle Challenges
Ways to tackle hurdles While T. Rowe Price (TROW) expects to encounter certain long-term challenges, it has identified some measures it may take to tackle them. The company plans to focus on pricing as well as long-term goals. T. Rowe Price has extended its investment strategies, receiving a positive response from clients. To streamline processes, […]
What Are T. Rowe Price’s Plans for the Future?
Outlook Based on its investor presentation on February 21, 2018, T. Rowe Price’s (TROW) current vision is more or less the same as its vision in 2017. The company continues to focus on becoming a leader in active investment management. It also plans to generate and deliver long-term value to customers. T. Rowe Price is […]
These Factors Affected T. Rowe Price’s Assets under Management
Total assets under management As of December 31, 2017, T. Rowe Price (TROW) had total AUM (assets under management) of $991.1 billion, of which the company’s US mutual funds contributed $606.3 billion and other investment products contributed $384.8 billion. In 2017, the company’s total AUM appreciated by $180.3 billion. In 2017, T. Rowe Price’s US mutual funds appreciated […]
What’s T. Rowe Price’s Outlook on Emerging Markets?
Favorable outlook T. Rowe Price (TROW) believes that emerging markets may offer significant investment opportunities after their strong momentum in 2017. Because of improving political and economic situations in some developing countries, many global emerging markets can be looked upon for investments. In 2017, emerging markets saw higher economic growth than developed markets. This trend is expected […]
T. Rowe Price’s Operating Expenses Increased: Here’s Why
Operating expenses Between 2016 and 2017, T. Rowe Price’s (TROW) operating expenses rose 7.8% to $2.7 billion from $2.5 billion in 2016, and its compensation and related costs rose 11.4% to $1.7 billion from $1.5 billion. The increase was mainly due to higher salaries and related benefits and hiring employees. The company incurred compensation and related costs of $446.3 million […]
Behind T. Rowe Price’s Net Revenue
Components T. Rowe Price’s (TROW) net revenue comprises three components: investment advisory fees, distribution and servicing fees, and administrative fees. The company’s net revenue rose 13.5% to $4.8 billion in 2017 from $4.2 billion in 2016. Between 2016 and 2017, the company’s investment advisory fees rose 15% from $3.7 billion to $4.3 billion, due to its average […]
T. Rowe Price Announces Leadership Changes
Assets under management as of January 2018 T. Rowe Price (TROW) had total AUM (assets under management) of $1.1 trillion as of January 31, 2018, compared with $991 billion in December 2017. Of the $1.1 trillion, the company’s sponsored US mutual funds contributed $637 billion, and other investment portfolios contributed $410 billion. Of the sponsored mutual […]
A Look at T. Rowe Price’s Assets under Management
Asset classes In its investor presentation on February 21, 2018, T. Rowe Price (TROW) stated that its core business is helped by the allocation of its AUM (assets under management) in different asset classes and its strong client base. However, the company also believes that targeting new opportunities is crucial for its core business. Of its total AUM, […]
T. Rowe Price Beats Analysts’ Expectations
In this series, we’ll look at T. Rowe Price’s outlook on emerging and global markets, 4Q17 numbers, and future strategies.
Why Wall Street Is Long on BlackRock Post-Rout
Wall Street analysts are expecting a limited upside for asset managers (VFH) as well as broader indexes in 2018.
BlackRock’s Valuations Stable amid Strong Operating Performance
BlackRock is currently trading at a forward price-to-earnings ratio of 17.6x, compared with the industry average of 18.6x.
BlackRock and Competitors Look at Strong 1Q18 Numbers
Among the major asset managers, BlackRock (BLK) is expected to post sequential and year-over-year growth in earnings per share to $6.38 in 1Q18 and $6.83 in 2Q18.
Wall Street Analysts Long on Asset Managers in 2018
Analysts gave BlackRock a price target of $614.92 on a next-12-month basis.
Trump Administration’s Reforms to Benefit BlackRock and Industry
BlackRock managed assets worth ~$1.9 trillion on December 31, 2017, compared with ~$1.6 trillion during the previous year.
BlackRock’s Retail Is Adding Assets at a Fast Pace toward Debt
BlackRock’s (BLK) Retail division attracted $11.0 billion in new flows in 4Q17, compared to outflows of $2.0 billion in 4Q16.
How Premium Are BlackRock’s Premium Valuations Going into 2018?
BlackRock’s (BLK) outperformance, estimate beats, and new assets have helped the company command premium valuations.
Wall Street Rates BlackRock High in the Industry for 2018
Asset managers (VFH) have had “buy” to “hold” ratings in recent months since equities are expected to be upbeat in the next few quarters.
What Analysts Recommend for T. Rowe Price Group
Out of the 16 analysts tracking T. Rowe Price Group (TROW) in November 2017, one gave it a “sell” rating, and two analysts have given it a “strong sell” rating.
How T. Rowe Managed to Increase Net Revenues
T. Rowe Price Group (TROW) witnessed an 11.8% YoY rise in its net revenues in 3Q17.
T. Rowe Met 3Q17 Earnings Estimates but Missed Revenue Estimates
T. Rowe Price Group’s (TROW) reported earnings per share (or EPS) exceeded Wall Street analyst estimates in 3Q17.
Why Investors Continue to Pay a Premium for BlackRock
BlackRock commands a premium over industry peers and alternative asset managers due to its strong performance across the regions and offerings.
Inside T. Rowe’s Occupancy and Other Operating Expenses
T. Rowe Price Group’s (TROW) facility and occupancy costs stood at $83.1 million in 2Q17, which includes depreciation costs of $36.3 million.
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Why BlackRock Continues to Command Premium Valuations
BlackRock (BLK) continues to command a premium valuation on stable and strong inflows, the performance of funds, global asset allocation, and consistent earnings.
Earnings Growth: How BlackRock Compares to Other Managers
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BlackRock on the Street: Analyst Ratings, Macro Concerns
So far in June 2017, ten of the 14 analysts covering BlackRock (BLK) have rated the stock as a “strong buy” or “buy.” Four analysts have rated it as “hold.”
Where BlackRock’s Valuations Are Rising Today
BlackRock continues to command a premium valuation among other traditional and alternative asset managers—thanks to its diversified offerings.
Behind J.P. Morgan’s Rising Net Interest Margins and Income
J.P. Morgan’s Commercial Banking division garnered $2.02 billion in revenues and $799 million in net profits in 1Q17, representing rises of 12% and 61%, respectively, YoY.
Broad Market Appreciation Helped T. Rowe’s Assets in 3Q16
T. Rowe Price (TROW) posted growth of $36.3 billion in its AUM (assets under management) in 3Q16, totaling $812.9 billion.
T. Rowe Price’s Managed Assets Rose Due to Market Appreciation
T. Rowe’s mutual funds’ net cash flows after client transfers accounted for net outflows of $0.2 billion from the stocks and blended asset funds in 3Q16.
T. Rowe Price’s Mutual Fund Performance among the Industry’s Best
In 2Q16, T. Rowe Price Group’s (TROW) funds performance, led by market appreciation, contributed to its assets under management growth of $12 billion.
Uncertain Global Markets Not Deterring AMG from Adding Assets
Affiliated Managers Group (AMG) has been consistently adding assets in spite of highly uncertain global markets.
AMG’s Valuation Gap Widened on Weak Performance in 2Q
Affiliated Managers Group’s discount widened due to weak performance. Earnings for other asset managers have started to pick up at a decent pace.