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Stock to Track: Invesco (NYSE: IVZ)


Invesco trades as part of the asset management industry and is in the financial services sector. The company CEO is Martin L. Flanagan. Invesco is an independent investment management firm. The company provides retail and institutional clients with an array of investment management capabilities. It has presence in the institutional and retail markets.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The IVZ stock showed a previous change of 0.99% with an open at 20.41 and a close of 20.42. It reached an intraday high of 20.57 and a low of 20.36.

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The stock has a market cap of $8.2b with 400.9m shares outstanding, of which the float is 394.6m shares. Trading volume reached 2,705,803 shares compared to its average volume of 3,985,036 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Invesco shares returned -1.11% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -2.80%. Over three months, it changed 9.18%. In one year it has changed -23.59% and within that year its 52-week high was 28.53 and its 52-week low was 15.38. IVZ stock is 32.77% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 20.04 and a 50 day moving average of 20.43. Currently IVZ stock is trading 1.90% above its 200 day moving average and may be a good opportunity to buy.

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The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 2.14 that ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 9.54. Based on 6 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.51. The TTM EPS is 2.43, which comes to a TTM PE of 8.40. Historically, the PE high was 19.80 and the PE low was 5.60. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 13.61, which is a decrease of -33.33%.

Below was the last reported quarterly diluted earnings per share:

1stQtr of 2019 0.44
4thQtr of 2018 0.28
3rdQtr of 2018 0.65
2ndQtr of 2018 0.59
1stQtr of 2018 0.62

The dividend per share is currently 1.24, which is a dividend yield of 6.07%. Also, the payout ratio is 51.03%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations. IVZ stock has a high dividend yield, but because the company has sufficient earnings to cover future dividends, it may be a good investment opportunity for an income portfolio.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 52.09, which means it is possibly undervalued and has a margin of safety of 60.80%.

Indicators to Watch:

Short-interest was 12,225,778, which was 3.05% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 2.84. This stock has some short interest, but it may be normal and no cause for concern if long the position.

The current calculated beta is 1.56.

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 9.32%, return on assets is 2.56%, profit margin is 16.27%, price-to-sales is 1.63 and price-to-book is 0.94.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 0  :Valuation Score
 0  :Past Performance Score
 6  :Financial Strength Score
 0  :Future Growth Score
 0  :Dividend Score
 1  :Overall Score

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