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Are Analysts Bearish Virtus Investment Partners Inc (NASDAQ:VRTS) After Last Week?


Out of 4 analysts covering Virtus Investment Partners (NASDAQ:VRTS), 1 rate it a “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 3 “Hold”. This means 25% are positive. Virtus Investment Partners has been the topic of 8 analyst reports since September 22, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. Below is a list of Virtus Investment Partners Inc (NASDAQ:VRTS) latest ratings and price target changes.

15/07/2016 Broker: Credit Suisse Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Outperform Upgrade

About 45,880 shares traded hands. Virtus Investment Partners Inc (NASDAQ:VRTS) has risen 5.99% since February 8, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 10.50% the S&P500.

Virtus Investment Partners, Inc. is a well-known provider of investment management and related services to individuals and institutions. The company has a market cap of $723.17 million. The Firm provides its products in various forms and through multiple distribution channels. It has a 29.07 P/E ratio. The Company’s retail products include open-end mutual funds, closed-end funds, exchange traded funds, variable insurance funds, undertakings for collective investments in transferable securities and separately managed accounts.

The institutional sentiment decreased to 0.66 in Q2 2016. Its down 0.54, from 1.2 in 2016Q1. The ratio worsened, as 16 funds sold all Virtus Investment Partners Inc shares owned while 42 reduced positions. 9 funds bought stakes while 29 increased positions. They now own 7.73 million shares or 30.15% more from 5.94 million shares in 2016Q1.

Zuckerman Investment Group Llc holds 3.47% of its portfolio in Virtus Investment Partners Inc for 182,173 shares. Huber Capital Management Llc owns 698,128 shares or 2.04% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Weatherbie Capital Llc has 1.09% invested in the company for 108,020 shares. The Alabama-based Vulcan Value Partners Llc has invested 0.67% in the stock. Granite Investment Partners Llc, a California-based fund reported 90,178 shares.

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