Invesco (IVZ) Earning Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Report Finds

News coverage about Invesco (NYSE:IVZ) has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Invesco earned a media sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the asset manager an impact score of 46.743548145814 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.

Here are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s analysis:

Shares of Invesco (NYSE IVZ) traded up $0.41 on Monday, reaching $34.98. 2,899,300 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 2,732,994. Invesco has a 1-year low of $28.75 and a 1-year high of $37.75. The firm has a market capitalization of $14,239.59, a P/E ratio of 13.72, a P/E/G ratio of 1.10 and a beta of 1.81. The company has a current ratio of 1.50, a quick ratio of 1.50 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.75.

Invesco (NYSE:IVZ) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 26th. The asset manager reported $0.71 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.66 by $0.05. Invesco had a net margin of 18.99% and a return on equity of 13.02%. The business had revenue of $976.60 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $940.96 million. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.60 earnings per share. The company’s revenue was up 14.3% on a year-over-year basis. equities analysts expect that Invesco will post 2.66 earnings per share for the current year.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, December 4th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, November 14th will be issued a dividend of $0.29 per share. The ex-dividend date is Monday, November 13th. This represents a $1.16 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.32%. Invesco’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 50.44%.

A number of equities analysts recently commented on the company. BidaskClub cut Invesco from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, July 31st. Wells Fargo & Company reiterated an “outperform” rating on shares of Invesco in a report on Sunday, July 30th. Barclays PLC assumed coverage on Invesco in a report on Friday, September 8th. They set an “overweight” rating and a $38.00 price target for the company. Jefferies Group LLC set a $41.00 price target on Invesco and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, August 17th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research cut Invesco from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 1st. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the stock. Invesco presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $38.50.

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In other news, insider Colin Meadows sold 54,215 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, October 31st. The shares were sold at an average price of $36.01, for a total transaction of $1,952,282.15. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 164,420 shares in the company, valued at $5,920,764.20. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. 1.80% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

About Invesco

Invesco Ltd. (Invesco) is an independent investment management company. The Company provides a range of investment capabilities and outcomes, which are delivered through a set of investment vehicles, to help clients achieve their investment objectives. It has a presence in the retail and institutional markets within the investment management industry in North America; Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), and Asia-Pacific.

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