Invesco Mortgage Capital Inc. (NYSE:IVR) shares saw unusually-high trading volume on Friday . Approximately 1,101,588 shares traded hands during trading, an increase of 79% from the previous session’s volume of 616,135 shares.The stock last traded at $15.36 and had previously closed at $14.90.

IVR has been the topic of several analyst reports. Wunderlich restated a “buy” rating on shares of Invesco Mortgage Capital in a research report on Monday, April 18th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Invesco Mortgage Capital from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 13th. TheStreet lowered shares of Invesco Mortgage Capital from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Monday, May 9th. Credit Suisse Group AG restated a “buy” rating on shares of Invesco Mortgage Capital in a research report on Tuesday, May 10th. Finally, Wells Fargo & Co. upgraded shares of Invesco Mortgage Capital from an “underperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 11th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $15.44.

The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $14.13 and a 200-day moving average price of $12.85. The firm’s market cap is $1.73 billion.

Invesco Mortgage Capital (NYSE:IVR) last released its quarterly earnings results on Friday, August 5th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.42 EPS for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.42. The business earned $79.24 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $72.22 million. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.41 EPS. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was down 14.7% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities research analysts anticipate that Invesco Mortgage Capital Inc. will post $1.70 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, July 26th. Investors of record on Monday, June 27th were given a $0.40 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, June 22nd. This represents a $1.60 annualized dividend and a yield of 10.33%.

In other Invesco Mortgage Capital news, insider John Anzalone purchased 4,000 shares of Invesco Mortgage Capital stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, May 17th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $14.18 per share, for a total transaction of $56,720.00. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 54,107 shares in the company, valued at $767,237.26. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website.

A number of institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Nationwide Fund Advisors increased its position in shares of 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 last quarter. Rhumbline Advisers increased its position in shares of 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 last quarter. Finally, California Public Employees Retirement System increased its position in shares of 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 last quarter.

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