Invesco Mortgage Capital Inc. (NYSE:IVR) has been given a consensus rating of “Hold” by the nine brokerages that are covering the stock. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, four have assigned a hold recommendation and four have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average twelve-month price target among brokers that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $15.76.

IVR has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Invesco Mortgage Capital from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 12th. Credit Suisse Group AG reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $16.50 price target on shares of Invesco Mortgage Capital in a research note on Friday, September 9th. Barclays PLC raised their price target on Invesco Mortgage Capital from $13.00 to $15.00 and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 9th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods set a $16.30 price target on Invesco Mortgage Capital and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 9th. Finally, Nomura reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $17.00 price target on shares of Invesco Mortgage Capital in a research note on Tuesday, November 8th.

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A number of hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. BlackRock Group LTD raised its stake in Invesco Mortgage Capital by 9.6% in the first quarter. BlackRock Group LTD now owns 78,861 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $960,000 after buying an additional 6,918 shares during the period. State Street Corp raised its stake in Invesco Mortgage Capital by 1.7% in the first quarter. State Street Corp now owns 2,774,626 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $33,797,000 after buying an additional 47,397 shares during the period. Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. raised its stake in Invesco Mortgage Capital by 8.4% in the first quarter. Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. now owns 81,630 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $995,000 after buying an additional 6,317 shares during the period. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA raised its stake in Invesco Mortgage Capital by 123.6% in the second quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 25,066 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $343,000 after buying an additional 13,854 shares during the period. Finally, Acadian Asset Management LLC acquired a new stake in Invesco Mortgage Capital during the second quarter worth about $114,000. 64.07% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Invesco Mortgage Capital (NYSE:IVR) opened at 15.13 on Friday. Invesco Mortgage Capital has a 12 month low of $9.74 and a 12 month high of $16.28. The firm has a market capitalization of $1.69 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 29.32 and a beta of 0.83. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $14.76 and a 200-day moving average price of $14.73.

Invesco Mortgage Capital (NYSE:IVR) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 3rd. The real estate investment trust reported $0.41 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.41. Invesco Mortgage Capital had a return on equity of 9.82% and a net margin of 13.63%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.40 earnings per share. On average, equities analysts forecast that Invesco Mortgage Capital will post $1.68 EPS for the current year.

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