Invesco Mortgage Capital Inc. (NYSE:IVR)’s share price reached a new 52-week high during trading on Wednesday . The stock traded as high as $14.74 and last traded at $14.73, with a volume of 348,266 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $14.42.

Several equities analysts recently commented on the stock. Wells Fargo & Co. cut shares of Invesco Mortgage Capital from a “market perform” rating to an “underperform” rating in a research note on Monday, April 11th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Invesco Mortgage Capital from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 26th. Morgan Stanley restated a “hold” rating and issued a $14.00 price objective on shares of Invesco Mortgage Capital in a research note on Tuesday, May 10th. Credit Suisse Group AG restated a “buy” rating on shares of Invesco Mortgage Capital in a research note on Tuesday, May 10th. Finally, Nomura upgraded shares of Invesco Mortgage Capital from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and increased their price objective for the company from $14.00 to $16.00 in a research note on Wednesday, May 18th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $15.44.

The company’s market cap is $1.65 billion. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $14.07 and a 200 day moving average price of $12.80.

Invesco Mortgage Capital (NYSE:IVR) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, May 10th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.44 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.40 by $0.04. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.50 earnings per share. On average, equities research analysts forecast that Invesco Mortgage Capital Inc. will post $1.70 earnings per share for the current year.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, July 26th. Stockholders of record on Monday, June 27th were given a $0.40 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, June 22nd. This represents a $1.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 10.82%.

In other Invesco Mortgage Capital news, insider John Anzalone bought 4,000 shares of Invesco Mortgage Capital stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, May 17th. The stock was bought at an average price of $14.18 per share, with a total value of $56,720.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 54,107 shares in the company, valued at approximately $767,237.26. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link.

A number of hedge funds and institutional investors recently bought and sold shares of IVR. Nationwide Fund Advisors increased its position in Invesco Mortgage Capital by 1.9% in the fourth quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors now owns 81,775 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $1,013,000 after buying an additional 1,559 shares during the period. Rhumbline Advisers increased its position in Invesco Mortgage Capital by 2.3% in the fourth quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 173,842 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $2,154,000 after buying an additional 3,865 shares during the period. California Public Employees Retirement System increased its position in Invesco Mortgage Capital by 2.7% in the fourth quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System now owns 386,600 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $4,790,000 after buying an additional 10,300 shares during the period. Finally, Whitebox Advisors LLC increased its position in Invesco Mortgage Capital by 212.6% in the fourth quarter. Whitebox Advisors LLC now owns 666,866 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $8,262,000 after buying an additional 453,527 shares during the period.

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