Company Quick10K Filing
Quick10K
Ameriprise Financial
Closing Price ($) Shares Out (MM) Market Cap ($MM)
$144.07 135 $19,510
10-K 2018-12-31 Annual: 2018-12-31
10-Q 2018-09-30 Quarter: 2018-09-30
10-Q 2018-06-30 Quarter: 2018-06-30
10-Q 2018-03-31 Quarter: 2018-03-31
10-K 2017-12-31 Annual: 2017-12-31
10-Q 2017-09-30 Quarter: 2017-09-30
10-Q 2017-06-30 Quarter: 2017-06-30
10-Q 2017-03-31 Quarter: 2017-03-31
10-K 2016-12-31 Annual: 2016-12-31
10-Q 2016-09-30 Quarter: 2016-09-30
10-Q 2016-06-30 Quarter: 2016-06-30
10-Q 2016-03-31 Quarter: 2016-03-31
10-K 2015-12-31 Annual: 2015-12-31
10-Q 2015-09-30 Quarter: 2015-09-30
10-Q 2015-06-30 Quarter: 2015-06-30
10-Q 2015-03-31 Quarter: 2015-03-31
10-K 2014-12-31 Annual: 2014-12-31
10-Q 2014-09-30 Quarter: 2014-09-30
10-Q 2014-06-30 Quarter: 2014-06-30
10-Q 2014-03-31 Quarter: 2014-03-31
10-K 2013-12-31 Annual: 2013-12-31
8-K 2019-04-01 Regulation FD, Other Events, Exhibits
8-K 2019-03-22 Other Events, Exhibits
8-K 2019-03-12 Enter Agreement, Exhibits
8-K 2019-01-30 Earnings, Exhibits
8-K 2019-01-09 Officers
8-K 2018-10-23 Earnings, Exhibits
8-K 2018-10-03 Amend Bylaw, Exhibits
8-K 2018-07-24 Earnings, Exhibits
8-K 2018-04-25 Shareholder Vote
8-K 2018-04-23 Earnings, Exhibits
8-K 2018-01-24 Earnings, Exhibits
8-K 2018-01-17 Other Events
KSU Kansas City Southern 11,870
MKTX Marketaxess Holdings 9,900
GTES Gates Industrial 4,770
HMN Horace Mann Educators 1,540
WTRE Watford Holdings 618
PICO Pico Holdings 224
VUZI Vuzix 79
ANDO Ando Holdings 0
MEP Mewbourne Energy Partners 0
BRKA Berkshire Hathaway 0
AMP 2018-12-31
Part I.
Item 1. Business
Item 1A. Risk Factors
Item 1B. Unresolved Staff Comments
Item 2. Properties
Item 3. Legal Proceedings
Item 4. Mine Safety Disclosures
Part II.
Item 5. Market for Registrant's Common Equity, Related Stockholder Matters and Issuer Purchases of Equity Securities
Item 6. Selected Financial Data
Item 7. Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations
Item 7A. Quantitative and Qualitative Disclosures About Market Risk
Item 8. Financial Statements and Supplementary Data
Item 9. Changes in and Disagreements with Accountants on Accounting and Financial Disclosure
Item 9A. Controls and Procedures
Item 9B. Other Information
Part III.
Item 10. Directors, Executive Officers and Corporate Governance
Item 11. Executive Compensation
Item 12. Security Ownership of Certain Beneficial Owners and Management and Related Stockholder Matters
Item 13. Certain Relationships and Related Transactions, and Director Independence
Item 14. Principal Accountant Fees and Services
Part IV.
Item 15. Exhibits and Financial Statement Schedules
Item 16. Form 10-K Summary
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Ameriprise Financial Earnings 2018-12-31

AMP 10K Annual Report

Balance SheetIncome StatementCash Flow

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