News headlines about Invesco (NYSE:IVZ) have trended positive this week, Accern reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Invesco earned a media sentiment score of 0.26 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the asset manager an impact score of 45.7698532617587 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

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

Invesco (NYSE:IVZ) traded up $0.01 during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $33.22. 3,832,942 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 3,640,210. Invesco has a twelve month low of $29.36 and a twelve month high of $38.43. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.75, a current ratio of 1.50 and a quick ratio of 1.50. The firm has a market capitalization of $13,808.08, a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.12, a P/E/G ratio of 0.91 and a beta of 1.74.

Invesco (NYSE:IVZ) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, January 31st. The asset manager reported $0.73 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.70 by $0.03. Invesco had a net margin of 21.85% and a return on equity of 13.51%. The business had revenue of $1 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $982.86 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.59 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue was up 16.3% compared to the same quarter last year. equities research analysts predict that Invesco will post 3.08 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, March 2nd. Stockholders of record on Thursday, February 15th will be issued a dividend of $0.29 per share. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, February 14th. This represents a $1.16 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.49%. Invesco’s dividend payout ratio is currently 42.34%.

A number of analysts recently commented on IVZ shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Invesco from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $41.00 target price on the stock in a report on Wednesday, January 3rd. Royal Bank of Canada set a $47.00 target price on shares of Invesco and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Saturday, December 16th. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Invesco from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, December 6th. Jefferies Group boosted their target price on shares of Invesco from $41.00 to $42.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, November 3rd. Finally, Citigroup boosted their target price on shares of Invesco from $43.00 to $44.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, October 27th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the company. Invesco has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $40.57.

In other news, insider Kevin M. Carome sold 25,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, February 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $33.38, for a total transaction of $834,500.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. 1.80% of the stock is owned by insiders.

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Invesco Company Profile

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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