Media stories about Invesco Mortgage Capital (NYSE:IVR) have been trending somewhat positive on Friday, according to InfoTrie. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than 6,000 blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Invesco Mortgage Capital earned a media sentiment score of 1.27 on their scale. InfoTrie also assigned press coverage about the real estate investment trust an news buzz score of 10 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

Separately, Barclays reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $15.00 price target on shares of Invesco Mortgage Capital in a report on Sunday, February 24th.

Shares of NYSE:IVR opened at $15.93 on Friday. Invesco Mortgage Capital has a 1-year low of $13.67 and a 1-year high of $16.66. The company has a market cap of $2.05 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 9.16 and a beta of 0.72.

Invesco Mortgage Capital (NYSE:IVR) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May 8th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.47 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.44 by $0.03. Invesco Mortgage Capital had a net margin of 1.81% and a return on equity of 12.09%. The business had revenue of $74.10 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $71.30 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.45 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 12.9% on a year-over-year basis.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, April 26th. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 29th were issued a $0.45 dividend. This represents a $1.80 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 11.30%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, March 28th. This is an increase from Invesco Mortgage Capital’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.42.

In other news, Director John Day sold 12,172 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, May 13th. The shares were sold at an average price of $16.01, for a total value of $194,873.72. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Also, insider David B. Lyle bought 7,232 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, May 13th. The stock was bought at an average cost of $16.04 per share, for a total transaction of $116,001.28. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Insiders bought 8,364 shares of company stock worth $134,465 in the last three months. Insiders own 0.26% of the company’s stock.

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Invesco Mortgage Capital Company Profile

Invesco Mortgage Capital Inc operates as a real estate investment trust (REIT) that focuses on investing in, financing, and managing residential and commercial mortgage-backed securities, and other mortgage-related assets. It invests in residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) and commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) that are guaranteed by a U.S.

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