Vinci Partners Investments (NASDAQ:VINP) and Affiliated Managers Group (NYSE:AMG) are both finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability and risk.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
20.6% of Vinci Partners Investments shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 98.4% of Affiliated Managers Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.7% of Affiliated Managers Group shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
Vinci Partners Investments pays an annual dividend of $0.30 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.2%. Affiliated Managers Group pays an annual dividend of $0.04 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.0%. Vinci Partners Investments pays out 66.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Affiliated Managers Group pays out 0.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Affiliated Managers Group has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.
This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for Vinci Partners Investments and Affiliated Managers Group, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Vinci Partners Investments||1||0||4||0||2.60|
|Affiliated Managers Group||0||1||3||0||2.75|
Vinci Partners Investments currently has a consensus price target of $23.80, indicating a potential upside of 77.74%. Affiliated Managers Group has a consensus price target of $196.50, indicating a potential upside of 33.56%. Given Vinci Partners Investments’ higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Vinci Partners Investments is more favorable than Affiliated Managers Group.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Vinci Partners Investments and Affiliated Managers Group’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Vinci Partners Investments||$66.01 million||11.26||$33.02 million||$0.45||29.76|
|Affiliated Managers Group||$2.03 billion||2.99||$202.20 million||$13.36||11.01|
Affiliated Managers Group has higher revenue and earnings than Vinci Partners Investments. Affiliated Managers Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Vinci Partners Investments, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
This table compares Vinci Partners Investments and Affiliated Managers Group’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Vinci Partners Investments||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Affiliated Managers Group||20.33%||20.31%||8.44%|
Affiliated Managers Group beats Vinci Partners Investments on 11 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Vinci Partners Investments
Vinci Partners Investments Ltd. operates as an asset management platform in Brazil. The company's portfolio of investment products and solutions covers private equity, infrastructures, real estate, credit, public equities, hedge funds, and investment products and solutions to institutional and HNWI clients. It also offers financial and strategic advisory services, focusing primarily on IPO advisory and mergers and acquisition transactions on the sell side or the buy side to entrepreneurs, corporate management teams, and/or boards of directors. The company was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
About Affiliated Managers Group
Affiliated Managers Group, Inc. is an asset management company with equity investments in boutique investment management firms. It provides assistance on strategic matters, marketing, distribution, product development, and operations. The company was founded by William J. Nutt in December 1993 and is headquartered in West Palm Beach, FL.
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