Ameriprise Financial Named a “2016 Best Place to Work”

Ameriprise Financial (NYSE: AMP) today announced it has been named one of the “Best Places to Work,” by the Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal. Ameriprise is featured on the 2016 list in the large company category after receiving high marks from employees during a survey conducted by the publication. The firm has a strong reputation for attracting and retaining talented professionals by focusing on personal development, diversity, and a values-based culture.

Ameriprise Financial Reports Second Quarter 2016 Results

MINNEAPOLIS – July 26, 2016 – Ameriprise Financial, Inc. (NYSE: AMP) today reported second quarter 2016 net income(1) of $335 million, or $1.97 per diluted share. Operating earnings were $379 million, with operating earnings per diluted share of $2.23. Results included $0.17 per share of unfavorable items outlined on page 3 of this release.

Ameriprise Financial Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend

MINNEAPOLIS – July 26, 2016 – The Board of Directors of Ameriprise Financial, Inc. (NYSE: AMP) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.75 per common share payable on August 19, 2016 to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 8, 2016.

Ameriprise Financial Announces Schedule for Second Quarter 2016 Investor Conference Call

MINNEAPOLIS – June 27, 2016 – Ameriprise Financial, Inc. (NYSE: AMP) plans to announce its second quarter 2016 financial results on Tuesday, July 26, 2016 after the close of the New York Stock Exchange. The company will host a conference call to discuss the results on Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at approximately 9:00 a.m. (ET).

Ameriprise Financial Hosts Nationwide Volunteer Event to Help Solve Childhood and Senior Hunger

MinneapolisJune 16, 2016 – On June 17, more than 4,300 Ameriprise Financial, Inc. (NYSE: AMP) employees, advisors and clients will band together to provide food for people in need. Working at 250 hunger-relief nonprofits across the country, the volunteers will package and prepare meals for those struggling with hunger. Today, 48 million Americans – including 15 million children and 7 million seniors – are food insecure. The events, organized in partnership with Feeding America®, are part of two nationwide service days, which bring together nearly 15,000 volunteers to address the problem of domestic hunger.

Ameriprise Financial Recognized for Nationwide Volunteer Effort to Help Feed Hungry Families

MinneapolisJune 13, 2016 – Ameriprise Financial, Inc. (NYSE: AMP) today announced it has been honored by the Cause Marketing Forum for bringing its employees, financial advisors and clients together to help solve hunger in communities across America. Ameriprise, along with its national partner Feeding America®, received the Silver Cause Marketing Halo Award in the “Best Employee Engagement” category for its work on the company’s National Days of Service.

Ameriprise Financial Reports First Quarter 2016 Results

MINNEAPOLIS – April 27, 2016 – Ameriprise Financial, Inc. (NYSE: AMP) today reported first quarter 2016 net income(1) of $364 million, or $2.09 per diluted share. Operating earnings were $378 million, with operating earnings per diluted share of $2.17. Operating results include previously announced unfavorable items of $0.09 per share.  In addition, the company raised its regular quarterly dividend 12 percent to $0.75 per share.

Operating net revenues of $2.8 billion were down 4 percent, reflecting the dislocation in equity markets during the quarter, which caused a lower level of average assets under management, resulting in lower fee revenue. The dislocation in equity markets also impacted revenues on a sequential basis.
Operating expenses of $2.3 billion were down 2 percent from a year ago as a result of lower distribution expenses and well controlled general and administrative expenses. General and administrative expenses decreased 2 percent, primarily associated with ongoing reengineering and disciplined expense control in response to the challenging market environment during the quarter. Overall, the company will continue to manage expenses tightly in response to the market environment while maintaining targeted growth investments.
In the quarter, the company continued to deliver a strong return to shareholders through share repurchases and dividends of $568 million, returning 150 percent of its operating earnings. 

Ameriprise Study Asks: “How Will You Pay Yourself in Retirement?”

MINNEAPOLISMar. 2, 2016 For most people, the decision to retire comes with many considerations, primary among them, “How will I pay for my living expenses after I stop receiving a paycheck?”  New research from Ameriprise Financial (NYSE: AMP) posed this question to baby boomers and found surprising differences between those who have already retired and those who are still in the workforce.

Ameriprise Financial and its Employees and Advisors Give $13 Million and 80,000 Volunteer Hours to Nonprofits

MINNEAPOLISFeb. 8, 2016 – Ameriprise Financial, Inc. (NYSE: AMP), along with its employees and advisors, gave $13 million and 80,000 volunteer hour to nonprofits across the country in 2015. To increase its collective impact, the company continued to focus on three core philanthropic priorities – meeting basic needs, supporting community vitality and volunteer-driven causes. In addition, Ameriprise maintained a particular emphasis on helping end domestic hunger. The company provided more than 11.5 million meals to families and individuals struggling with hunger, through its national partnership with Feeding America® and other hunger-relief organizations.