Artisan Partners Asset Management (NYSE:APAM) and Puhui Wealth Investment Managemnt (NASDAQ:PHCF) are both finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, analyst recommendations, dividends, risk, institutional ownership, profitability and valuation.
This is a summary of current recommendations for Artisan Partners Asset Management and Puhui Wealth Investment Managemnt, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Artisan Partners Asset Management||1||2||1||0||2.00|
|Puhui Wealth Investment Managemnt||0||0||0||0||N/A|
Artisan Partners Asset Management presently has a consensus price target of $29.50, indicating a potential upside of 3.76%. Given Artisan Partners Asset Management’s higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe Artisan Partners Asset Management is more favorable than Puhui Wealth Investment Managemnt.
This table compares Artisan Partners Asset Management and Puhui Wealth Investment Managemnt’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Artisan Partners Asset Management||18.48%||172.79%||23.64%|
|Puhui Wealth Investment Managemnt||N/A||N/A||N/A|
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Artisan Partners Asset Management and Puhui Wealth Investment Managemnt’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Artisan Partners Asset Management||$828.60 million||2.67||$158.30 million||$2.94||9.67|
|Puhui Wealth Investment Managemnt||$4.13 million||7.41||$470,000.00||N/A||N/A|
Artisan Partners Asset Management has higher revenue and earnings than Puhui Wealth Investment Managemnt.
Artisan Partners Asset Management pays an annual dividend of $2.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 7.7%. Puhui Wealth Investment Managemnt does not pay a dividend. Artisan Partners Asset Management pays out 74.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
63.6% of Artisan Partners Asset Management shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.2% of Puhui Wealth Investment Managemnt shares are held by institutional investors. 24.4% of Artisan Partners Asset Management shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
Artisan Partners Asset Management beats Puhui Wealth Investment Managemnt on 10 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.
Artisan Partners Asset Management Company Profile
Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc. is publicly owned investment manager. It provides its services to pension and profit sharing plans, trusts, endowments, foundations, charitable organizations, government entities, private funds and non-U.S. funds, as well as mutual funds, non-U.S. funds and collective trusts. It manages separate client-focused equity and fixed income portfolios. The firm invests in the public equity and fixed income markets across the globe. It invests in growth and value stocks of companies across all market capitalization. For fixed income component of its portfolio the firm invests in non-investment grade corporate bonds and secured and unsecured loans. It employs fundamental analysis to create its portfolios. Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc. was founded in 1994 and is based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin with additional offices in Atlanta, Georgia; New York City; San Francisco, California; Leawood, Kansas; and London, United Kingdom.
Puhui Wealth Investment Managemnt Company Profile
Puhui Wealth Investment Management Co., Ltd., through its subsidiaries, provides third-party wealth management services in the People’s Republic of China. It manages funds for individuals and corporate clients. Puhui Wealth Investment Management Co., Ltd. has a strategic cooperation agreement with YINGKE Innovation Asset Management Co., Ltd. to jointly establish an equity investment fund. The company was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in Beijing, China.
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