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Brookfield Asset ManagementTSX:BAM.A Stock Report

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26 Jan, 2022


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BAM.A fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance2/6
Financial Health1/6

BAM.A Stock Overview

Brookfield Asset Management is a leading global alternative asset manager and one of the largest investors in real assets.

Brookfield Asset Management Competitors










Apollo Global Management



Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Brookfield Asset Management
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceCA$67.97
52 Week HighCA$78.67
52 Week LowCA$48.37
1 Month Change-11.05%
3 Month Change-9.39%
1 Year Change37.62%
3 Year Change84.17%
5 Year Change128.13%
Change since IPO2,088.24%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

BAM.ACA Capital MarketsCA Market

Return vs Industry: BAM.A exceeded the Canadian Capital Markets industry which returned 33.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: BAM.A exceeded the Canadian Market which returned 15% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is BAM.A's price volatile compared to industry and market?
BAM.A volatility
BAM.A Average Weekly Movement3.6%
Capital Markets Industry Average Movement6.4%
Market Average Movement9.8%
10% most volatile stocks in CA Market17.3%
10% least volatile stocks in CA Market3.7%

Stable Share Price: BAM.A is less volatile than 75% of Canadian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.

Volatility Over Time: BAM.A's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

1997150,000James Flatt

Brookfield Asset Management is a leading global alternative asset manager and one of the largest investors in real assets. Our investment focus is on real estate, renewable power, infrastructure and private equity assets. Our objective is to generate attractive long-term risk-adjusted returns for the benefit of our clients and shareholders.

Brookfield Asset Management Fundamentals Summary

How do Brookfield Asset Management's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
BAM.A fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$84.53b
Earnings (TTM)US$3.33b
Revenue (TTM)US$73.48b


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
BAM.A income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueUS$53.79b
Gross ProfitUS$19.68b

Last Reported Earnings

Sep 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date

Feb 10, 2022

Earnings per share (EPS)2.12
Gross Margin26.79%
Net Profit Margin4.54%
Debt/Equity Ratio134.7%

How did BAM.A perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison



Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio


Is Brookfield Asset Management undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?


Price to Earnings (PE) ratio

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: BAM.A (CA$67.97) is trading above our estimate of fair value (CA$13.55)

Significantly Below Fair Value: BAM.A is trading above our estimate of fair value.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: BAM.A is poor value based on its PE Ratio (25.4x) compared to the Canadian Capital Markets industry average (9.6x).

PE vs Market: BAM.A is poor value based on its PE Ratio (25.4x) compared to the Canadian market (12.6x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate BAM.A's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: BAM.A is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.2x) compared to the CA Capital Markets industry average (1.8x).

Future Growth

How is Brookfield Asset Management forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?


Forecasted annual revenue growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: Insufficient data to determine if BAM.A's forecast earnings growth is above the savings rate (1.6%).

Earnings vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if BAM.A's earnings are forecast to grow faster than the Canadian market

High Growth Earnings: Insufficient data to determine if earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: BAM.A's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-46.1% per year).

High Growth Revenue: BAM.A's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-46.1% per year).

Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts

Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: BAM.A's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (13.2%).

Past Performance

How has Brookfield Asset Management performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: BAM.A has a large one-off gain of $7.0B impacting its September 30 2021 financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: BAM.A became profitable in the past.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: BAM.A's earnings have grown by 2.3% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: BAM.A has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: BAM.A has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Capital Markets industry (26.2%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: BAM.A's Return on Equity (8.7%) is considered low.

Financial Health

How is Brookfield Asset Management's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: BAM.A's short term assets ($39.4B) exceed its short term liabilities ($31.2B).

Long Term Liabilities: BAM.A's short term assets ($39.4B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($210.7B).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: BAM.A's net debt to equity ratio (125.5%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: BAM.A's debt to equity ratio has increased from 100.3% to 134.7% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: BAM.A's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (5%).

Interest Coverage: BAM.A's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (1.8x coverage).

Balance Sheet


What is Brookfield Asset Management current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: BAM.A's dividend (0.97%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Canadian market (1.63%).

High Dividend: BAM.A's dividend (0.97%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Canadian market (4.88%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: BAM.A's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: BAM.A's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (23.3%), BAM.A's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.

Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: BAM.A is forecast to pay a dividend in 3 years whilst incurring a loss, therefore the dividend is not forecast to be well covered.

Next Steps


How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average management tenure


James Flatt (56 yo)





Mr. James Bruce Flatt serves as Managing Partner and Chief Executive Officer at Brookfield Asset Management PIC Canada, LP since March 2020. He is also Managing Partner at Brookfield Asset Management PIC U...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: James's total compensation ($USD6.61M) is about average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD6.14M).

Compensation vs Earnings: James's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: BAM.A's management team is seasoned and experienced (6 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: BAM.A's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 13.8 years average tenure).


Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?

Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: BAM.A insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.

Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 2.8%.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Brookfield Asset Management Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Brookfield Asset Management Inc.
  • Ticker: BAM.A
  • Exchange: TSX
  • Founded: 1997
  • Industry: Asset Management and Custody Banks
  • Sector: Diversified Financials
  • Implied Market Cap: CA$106.758b
  • Shares outstanding: 1.57b
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Brookfield Asset Management Inc.
  • Brookfield Place
  • Suite 300
  • Toronto
  • Ontario
  • M5J 2T3
  • Canada


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/01/26 00:55
End of Day Share Price2022/01/25 00:00
Annual Earnings2020/12/31

Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.