Wellington Shields & Co., LLC
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Wellington Shields & Co., LLC operates as an advisory company based in New York, New York. The firm manages $382.8 million in assets under management across 415 client accounts, making it one of the bigger firms in the country by assets under management (AUM). It has a small group, including 13 financial advisors. Wellington Shields & Co., LLC is not a registered broker-dealer, meaning the advisor is not able to buy and sell securities for its accounts and those of its customers and instead is required to go through a broker-dealer company to do so. Securities are exchangable fiscal investments such as stocks, bonds and options.
Wellington Shields & Co., LLC administers more than half of its accounts on a discretionary basis. Discretionary management means that transaction judgments for the client's account are made by an investment advisor without requiring client consent. The firm also oversees seven non-discretionary accounts totaling $32.4 million in assets under management. Wellington Shields & Co., LLC supervises an average of $922,468 in assets for each client account. The average advisor at Wellington Shields & Co., LLC administers around 32 client accounts, making it about average in terms of personalization.
The company's central office is at 140 Broadway, New York, New York 10005. Wellington Shields & Co., LLC is registered to serve investors throughout 16 U.S. states and territories.
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Fees charged by financial advisors usually depend on the financial services offered. Fees charged by Wellington Shields & Co., LLC most likely include any combination of the following fee types: asset-based or fixed. Wrap fee programs, or the practice of bundling services for a single fee, are offered by the company.
Offered by 69% of firms
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This fee, which is the most common fee type charged by advisors for portfolio management, is based on the amount of assets you have under management. Also referred to as an asset-based fee, this fee typically ranges from 0.50%-2.00% of AUM annually. You'll typically pay a lower rate the more assets you have under management.
Offered by 32% of firms
Fixed fees are a one-time, lump sum charged for a specific service, like the creation of a financial plan without subsequent implementation. This can be useful if you only need advice for one specific purpose, rather than a long-term advisor. Fixed fees usually range from $1,000 to $3,000.
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Like a lawyer, a financial advisor may charge you by the hour. This can be helpful if you are only looking for short-term or one-time advice. Rates typically range from $100-$300 per hour, depending on the complexity and level of services needed.
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Occasionally, advisors earn commissions from selling financial products, such as securities or insurance policies, or making certain referrals or transactions. Advisors who earn commissions may be incentivized to make certain recommendations to clients in order to make a commission. Fee-only advisors do not earn commissions, while fee-based advisors may.
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Advisors only earn performance-based fees if a portfolio outperforms a defined benchmark. This fee may be calculated in a number of ways but most commonly is charged as a percentage of investment profits. Performance-based fees may incentivize advisors to make riskier decisions in order to generate higher returns.
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Firms generally charge this fee for educational materials provided, such as a monthly magazine. This can be useful if you want to learn about investing or financial management on your own.
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Firms can sometimes charge customers using non-traditional fee structures. See this firm's Form ADV for more details.
Types of Clients
Wellington Shields & Co., LLC caters to retail investors, high net worth investors and corporations. Out of its 415 clients, Wellington Shields & Co., LLC's biggest client group by number of accounts is retail investors, but it also serves 125 high-net-worth individuals. A high-net-worth individual is defined by the SEC as an investor who has at least $750,000 under management or a net worth of at least $1.50 million or who is considered a "qualified purchaser" (a standard met by having at least $5 million in investments). Just 2% of the company's clients are non-U.S. persons.
- High-Net-Worth Individuals* - 30.41%
- Other Individuals - 67.88%
- Corporations - 1.7%
- Charitable Organizations - 0%
* The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) defines a high-net-worth individual as someone who has at least $750,000 under management.
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Financial Advisors at Wellington Shields & Co., LLC
Locust Valley, NY
New York, NY
New York, NY
New York, NY
Shelburne Falls, MA
New York, NY
New York, NY
New York, NY
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