Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc. (APAM) Buy or Sell Stock Guide

Last updated: Jan 08, '18

The analysis below may be helpful to you if you have any of the following questions about APAM stock:

  • Is APAM a buy or a sell?
  • Should I sell or hold APAM stock today?
  • Is APAM a good buy / a good investment?
  • What are APAM analyst opinions, recommendations, ratings?

Here are APAM stock buy reasons/signals:

1. APAM quarterly revenue growth was 11.10%, higher than the industry and sector average revenue growth (6.53% and 6.91%, respectively).

2. APAM forward dividend yield is 6.08%, higher than the industry (1.54%) and sector (1.27%) forward dividend yields.

Here are APAM stock sell reasons/signals:

1. APAM stock price ($38.70) is close to the 52-week high ($40.05). Perhaps now is a good time to sell?

2. APAM profitability is declining. The YoY profit margin change was -0.01pp.

3. APAM Price/Book ratio is 12.64, and it’s high compared to its industry peers’ P/B ratios.

4. APAM Price/Sales ratio is 3.89, and it’s high compared to its industry peers’ P/S ratios.

5. APAM average analyst price target ($33.64) is below its current price ($38.70).

6. APAM short share of float is 8.61%. The stock is much more frequently shorted than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock.

7. APAM short interest (days to cover the shorts) ratio is 9.92. The stock garners more short interest than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock.

What are your thoughts on APAM?

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