This is a contrast between Wells Fargo Advantage Multi-Sector Income Fund (NYSE:ERC) and Ameriprise Financial Inc. (NYSE:AMP) based on their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, dividends, earnings and valuation. The two companies are Asset Management and they also compete with each other.
Valuation and Earnings
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Wells Fargo Advantage Multi-Sector Income Fund||12||10.45||N/A||0.52||24.36|
|Ameriprise Financial Inc.||139||1.47||N/A||13.56||10.73|
Table 1 showcases the gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation of Wells Fargo Advantage Multi-Sector Income Fund and Ameriprise Financial Inc. Ameriprise Financial Inc. seems to has higher revenue and earnings compared to Wells Fargo Advantage Multi-Sector Income Fund. The company that is more expensive between the two has a higher price-to-earnings ratio. Wells Fargo Advantage Multi-Sector Income Fund’s presently higher price-to-earnings ratio means it is more expensive than Ameriprise Financial Inc.
Table 2 hightlights the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of the two companies.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Wells Fargo Advantage Multi-Sector Income Fund||0.00%||0%||0%|
|Ameriprise Financial Inc.||0.00%||37%||1.5%|
Ratings and Recommendations for Wells Fargo Advantage Multi-Sector Income Fund and Ameriprise Financial Inc. can be find in next table.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Wells Fargo Advantage Multi-Sector Income Fund||0||0||0||0.00|
|Ameriprise Financial Inc.||0||0||3||3.00|
Competitively Ameriprise Financial Inc. has a consensus price target of $166, with potential upside of 14.03%.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
Roughly 0% of Wells Fargo Advantage Multi-Sector Income Fund shares are held by institutional investors while 86.9% of Ameriprise Financial Inc. are owned by institutional investors. Insiders held 17.42% of Wells Fargo Advantage Multi-Sector Income Fund shares. Comparatively, Ameriprise Financial Inc. has 0.4% of it’s share held by insiders.
Here are the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.
|Performance (W)||Performance (M)||Performance (Q)||Performance (HY)||Performance (Y)||Performance (YTD)|
|Wells Fargo Advantage Multi-Sector Income Fund||-0.31%||0%||2.09%||6.28%||0.48%||14.43%|
|Ameriprise Financial Inc.||-3.93%||-0.16%||-0.74%||21.08%||-0.99%||39.42%|
For the past year Wells Fargo Advantage Multi-Sector Income Fund has weaker performance than Ameriprise Financial Inc.
Ameriprise Financial Inc. beats Wells Fargo Advantage Multi-Sector Income Fund on 8 of the 10 factors.
Ameriprise Financial, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides various financial products and services to individual and institutional clients in the United States and internationally. The companyÂ’s Advice & Wealth Management segment provides financial planning and advice, as well as full-service brokerage services primarily to retail clients through its advisors. Its Asset Management segment offers investment management and advice, and investment products to retail, high net worth, and institutional clients through unaffiliated third party financial institutions and institutional sales force. This segmentÂ’s products include U.S. mutual funds and their non-U.S. equivalents, exchange-traded funds, variable product funds underlying insurance, and annuity separate accounts; and institutional asset management products, such as traditional asset classes, separately managed accounts, individually managed accounts, collateralized loan obligations, hedge funds, collective funds, and property funds. The companyÂ’s Annuities segment provides variable and fixed annuity products to individual clients through affiliated and unaffiliated advisors, and financial institutions. Its Protection segment offers various products to address the protection and risk management needs of retail clients, including life, disability income, and property casualty insurance through advisors and affinity relationships. The company was formerly known as American Express Financial Corporation and changed its name to Ameriprise Financial, Inc. in September 2005. Ameriprise Financial, Inc. was founded in 1894 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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