Two Harbors Investments Corp (NYSE:TWO) Director William Reid Sanders purchased 5,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 14th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $15.53 per share, for a total transaction of $77,650.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link.

Shares of Two Harbors Investments Corp (NYSE TWO) traded up $0.12 on Friday, reaching $15.75. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,612,509 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,657,182. Two Harbors Investments Corp has a 12 month low of $13.46 and a 12 month high of $17.29. The stock has a market cap of $2,730.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 7.42. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.37, a current ratio of 1.33 and a quick ratio of 1.33.

Two Harbors Investments Corp (NYSE:TWO) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November 7th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.51 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.27 by $0.24. Two Harbors Investments Corp had a return on equity of 10.27% and a net margin of 63.23%. The company had revenue of $115.03 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $112.87 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.24 EPS. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 6.0% compared to the same quarter last year. equities analysts predict that Two Harbors Investments Corp will post 2.08 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, October 27th. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 29th were issued a $0.52 dividend. This represents a $2.08 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 13.21%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, September 28th. This is a positive change from Two Harbors Investments Corp’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.26. Two Harbors Investments Corp’s payout ratio is currently 71.72%.

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A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the business. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its holdings in Two Harbors Investments Corp by 1.2% in the 2nd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 28,500,232 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $282,437,000 after purchasing an additional 329,603 shares in the last quarter. Delphi Financial Group Inc. boosted its holdings in Two Harbors Investments Corp by 1.1% in the 3rd quarter. Delphi Financial Group Inc. now owns 7,193,819 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $72,442,000 after purchasing an additional 80,000 shares in the last quarter. Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership boosted its holdings in Two Harbors Investments Corp by 110.3% in the 2nd quarter. Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership now owns 5,908,716 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $58,555,000 after purchasing an additional 3,099,465 shares in the last quarter. Janus Henderson Group PLC boosted its holdings in Two Harbors Investments Corp by 145.8% in the 3rd quarter. Janus Henderson Group PLC now owns 5,705,879 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $57,515,000 after purchasing an additional 3,384,072 shares in the last quarter. Finally, State Street Corp boosted its holdings in Two Harbors Investments Corp by 4.3% in the 2nd quarter. State Street Corp now owns 5,254,781 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $52,078,000 after purchasing an additional 217,529 shares in the last quarter.

A number of equities analysts recently issued reports on the company. B. Riley reissued a “neutral” rating on shares of Two Harbors Investments Corp in a report on Wednesday, November 1st. Maxim Group reissued a “buy” rating and set a $20.50 price target on shares of Two Harbors Investments Corp in a report on Tuesday, August 8th. Credit Suisse Group reissued a “buy” rating and set a $20.00 price target on shares of Two Harbors Investments Corp in a report on Thursday, August 10th. Zacks Investment Research lowered Two Harbors Investments Corp from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, July 28th. Finally, BidaskClub raised Two Harbors Investments Corp from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report on Friday, August 4th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, five have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $18.50.

About Two Harbors Investments Corp

Two Harbors Investment Corp. is a real estate investment trust. The Company is focused on investing in, financing and managing residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS), mortgage servicing rights (MSR), commercial real estate and other financial assets (collectively known as target assets). Its investment objective is to provide attractive risk-adjusted total return to its stockholders over the long-term, primarily through dividends and secondarily through capital appreciation.

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