What Can History Teach Us About Invesco Mortgage Capital Inc. (IVR) and Lexington Realty Trust (LXP)?

On Aug 21, HARDIN EDWARD J, Director bought 2,500 shares of Invesco Mortgage Capital Inc. (NYSE: IVR), with the average selling price of the stock being $15.73 per share. The total amount realized from this purchase $39,313. A document was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission to notify the public about the purchase of the shares.

In addition to that, Officer of Manager – Clemente Mario bought an extra 2,000 shares of this stock in a transaction that took place a day before, on Aug 16, with a share bought at an average of $15.71 and a total of $31,410 was realized from this transaction. After the transaction, the Officer of Manager – Clemente Mario was left with 15,000 shares of the company’s stock, which is currently worth around $235650.0.

The recent price movement of IVR means that it is now down by -1.25% from its 52-week high and 17.76% up against its 52-week low prices. Over the past one week, the price volatility of IVR stands at 1.12% while the volatility over the past one month is 1.00%. The beta score for this stock is 0.80. A beta score below 1 means that the stock has a low volatility while above 1 signifies that a stock is highly volatile at that particular moment, a data that traders use to keep tabs on their investments.

The company on 11/07/2019 published its latest quarterly earnings, with the report showing that the company recorded 0.46 earnings per share (EPS) during that period. This report was above the expectations of analysts of 0.41 by 0.05. The revenue by the firm was 203M for the quarter.

The shares of Invesco Mortgage Capital Inc. (IVR) gained by 0.98%, leading to a gain of $0.17 per share, and saw IVR end the trading session at $17.44 on Wednesday 02/05/20. IVR started the trading session at $17.33, before reaching a daily high of $17.52. It wasn’t able to sustain that growth though and soon jumped to hit a daily low of $17.295.

The trading volume on Wednesday stood at 3788849, which was below the stock’s 3-month average volume of 1.78 million shares, out of a total 142.44M shares. As the price of the stock climbed, the market valuation of the company gained to 2.49 billion.

The shares of Lexington Realty Trust (NYSE: LXP) went down by -0.98% by the end of the recent trading session. This movement saw its price plunge to close at $11.13, which was lower than the previous closing price of $11.24. Over the past one week, the price of LXP has slipped by -0.45%, while it has recorded a gain of 3.63% over the past one month. Its three-month performance saw LXP gain 3.53% while its six-month performance saw it surge by 17.16%. The situation is different though over the past one year, as the stock price went up by 17.90%, while its year-to-date (YTD) price performance jumped by 4.80%. The stock price has gone up by +9.66% compared to its 90-day low, while it is down -1.55% compared to its 90-day high price.

Let’s take a look at its short, medium and long-term indicators. Composite Indicators shows that Trendspotter rated the stock as a Buy. In the short-term, the stock has a 20-day average volume of 1,797,900 shares, with the short-term indicators averagely rating the stock as a 100% Buy. A look at its medium-term indicators reveals that it has a 50-Day average volume of 1,803,940 shares and the indicators have an average rating of 100% Buy. The last indicators, the long-term see LXP stock with a 100-Day average volume of 1,803,350 shares, giving it an average rating of 100% Buy. A look at the general picture of all short, medium and long-term indicators leaves LXP with an average rating of 100% Buy.

Several brokerage firms sent out their reports LXP stock not long ago. In its report sent out on January 08, 2020, Stifel lowered its ratings on LXP from a Buy to a Hold. In an earlier report on August 26, 2019, Wells Fargo Downgrade the stock from a Outperform to a Market Perform. Stifel meanwhile in its report on August 08, 2019 Upgrade its rating of the stock from a “Buy” to “Buy”.

In related news to the company’s stock, around 94.00% shares are being held by institutional investors. In a recent SEC filing, the company revealed that 294 institutions currently hold the LXP stock. In the last quarter, a 221,370,279 LXP shares were in the possession of institutions. On the other hand, the company recorded 30 new institutions who bought it their stock, while 25 institutions sold their entire LXP reserve. Of the current institutions investing in the stock, 143 increased their investment while 90 decreased their investment in the stock.