NEW YORK, April 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
On Thursday, benchmark US indices were in bearish colors as the NASDAQ Composite closed the trading session down 0.53%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average edged 0.67% lower; and the S&P 500 was down 0.68%. US markets made broad based losses with nine out of nine sectors finishing the day in red. Pre-market today, Stock-Callers.com reviews these four Asset Management stocks: Ameriprise Financial Inc. (NYSE: AMP), Apollo Investment Corporation (NASDAQ: AINV), Lazard Ltd (NYSE: LAZ), and Central Fund of Canada Ltd (NYSE MKT: CEF). Learn more about these stocks by accessing their free research reports at:
Minneapolis, Minnesota headquartered Ameriprise Financial Inc.'s stock finished Thursday's session 1.03% lower at $126.23 with a total volume of 894,952 shares traded. Over the last three months and the previous one year, Ameriprise Financial's shares have gained 10.36% and 34.01%, respectively. The Company's shares are trading above its 200-day moving average by 16.72%. Shares of Ameriprise Financial, which through its subsidiaries, provides various financial products and services to individual and institutional clients in the US and internationally, are trading at a PE ratio of 16.15. The stock has a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 40.55. Free research report on AMP is available at:
Apollo Investment Corp.'s stock edged 0.60% lower, to close the day at $6.60. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.03 million shares, which was on par with its three months average volume. Apollo Investment's shares have gained 4.60% in the last one month, 12.24% in the previous three months, and 26.31% in the past one year. The Company's shares are trading 5.97% and 14.56% above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages, respectively. Additionally, shares of the Company, which specializes in middle market companies, have an RSI of 63.80. The complimentary research report on AINV can be downloaded at:
On Thursday, shares in Hamilton, Bermuda-based Lazard Ltd ended the session 0.65% lower at $44.61 with a total volume of 710,437 shares traded. Lazard's shares have gained 13.45% in the last three months and 25.97% in the previous one year. Shares of the Company, which together with its subsidiaries, operates as a financial advisory and asset management firm worldwide, are trading at a PE ratio of 15.26. The stock is trading 1.32% above its 50-day moving average and 18.06% above its 200-day moving average. Moreover, the Company's shares have an RSI of 46.69.
On March 23rd, 2017, research firm Bank of America/ Merrill upgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Underperform' to 'Neutral'. Visit us today and access our complete research report on LAZ at:
Central Fund of Canada
On Thursday, shares in Canada-domiciled Central Fund of Canada Ltd recorded a trading volume of 877,401 shares, which was higher than their three months average volume of 815,550 shares. The stock ended the day 0.84% lower at $13.21. Shares of the Company, which invests in the commodity markets, are trading at a PE ratio of 8.29. Lazard's stock has advanced 5.51% in the last one month and 8.99% in the previous three months. Furthermore, the stock has gained 7.22% in the past one year. The Company's shares are trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 4.73% and 1.43%, respectively. Furthermore, Central Fund of Canada's shares have an RSI of 67.95. Get free access to your research report on CEF at:
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