On September 17, 2023, a recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission revealed that &AE Wealth Management LLC has increased its stake in Invesco Ltd. (NYSE: IVZ) by 22.1% in the second quarter. The firm now owns 930,323 shares of the asset manager’s stock, acquiring an additional 168,259 shares during this period. At the end of the most recent reporting period, AE Wealth Management LLC’s ownership in Invesco was valued at approximately $15,639,000, accounting for about 0.20% of Invesco’s worth.
Invesco recently released its earnings results on July 25th, and it reported earnings per share (EPS) of $0.31 for the quarter. However, this figure fell short of analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.40 by ($0.09). The company recorded revenue of $1.09 billion during the same period, which was slightly below analysts’ expectations of $1.11 billion.
It is important to note that Invesco’s revenue for the quarter experienced a decline of 7.1% compared to the same quarter last year. This decrease raises concerns about Invesco’s ability to generate sustainable growth in its operations.
Additionally, Invesco reported a return on equity (ROE) of 7.54%, indicating its ability to generate profits from shareholders’ investments. The company also maintains a net margin of 15.29%, reflecting its effectiveness in managing costs and operations efficiently.
Looking ahead, equities research analysts anticipate that Invesco Ltd. will post earnings per share of 1.53 for the current fiscal year on average.
In light of these recent developments and financial performance indicators, investors should exercise caution when considering their investment decisions related to Invesco Ltd. It is crucial to conduct thorough analysis and research before making any investment choices to ensure alignment with one’s financial goals and risk tolerance.
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Invesco’s Holdings and Financial Analysis: Updates from September 2023
As of September 17, 2023, there have been notable changes in the holdings of Invesco by various institutional investors and hedge funds. SG Americas Securities LLC, for instance, increased its position in Invesco shares by 25.0% during the second quarter. The company now owns 99,695 shares of Invesco’s stock valued at $1,676,000 after acquiring an additional 19,922 shares within that period.
Similarly, Duality Advisers LP entered the market and bought a new position in Invesco shares during the first quarter. The acquisition was valued at approximately $449,000. Meanwhile, Macquarie Group Ltd. expanded its stake in Invesco by 5.0% during the same period. Having acquired an additional 7,782 shares during that time frame, Macquarie Group Ltd. now owns 163,664 shares of the asset manager’s stock valued at $2,684,000.
Furthermore, ProShare Advisors LLC also augmented its holdings in Invesco by 25.2% during the first quarter. As a result of this move, ProShare Advisors LLC now possesses 111,883 shares of the asset manager’s stock valued at $1,835,000 after acquiring an additional 22,525 shares throughout that period. Lastly,Toroso Investments LLC made its entry into the market during the first quarter as well with a purchase valued at approximately $169 million.
It is interesting to note that institutional investors own about 66.27% of Invesco’s stock overall.
Numerous research firms have recently expressed their opinions on IVZ (Invesco) as well. StockNews.com downgraded Invesco from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating based on their research findings published on Friday.
Additionally,Morgan Stanley reaffirmed an “equal weight” rating and assigned a price objective of $17.00 on Invesco shares in one of their reports released on Tuesday, July 25th. Royal Bank of Canada also expressed a positive view by raising their price target from $17.00 to $19.00 on Friday, July 21st.
Meanwhile, BMO Capital Markets initiated coverage on Invesco in its report published on Monday, July 10th. They assigned a “market perform” rating to the company and set a price objective of $21.00. Citigroup also raised their price objective from $16.00 to $19.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in another report released on Friday, July 14th.
The consensus rating for Invesco, according to data obtained from Bloomberg, remains as “Hold.” Additionally, analysts have set a consensus price target of $18.45 for the company.
In other significant news relating to Invesco, major shareholder Invesco Realty, Inc. purchased 2,800,000 shares of the company’s stock on Tuesday, September 5th at an average price of $25.00 per share. The total transaction amounted to $70 million. Following this acquisition, the insider now directly owns 853,400 shares in the company valued at approximately $21,335,000. The purchase was disclosed through a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC), available for public viewing on the SEC website.
Corporate insiders own around 2% of Invesco’s stock.
As far as financial indicators are concerned for Invesco Ltd., it opened at $15.57 on Friday.With regards to its short-term performance metrics,the firm has reported a fifty-day moving average price of $16.33 and a two-hundred day moving average price of about $16.23.These values represent fluctuations in price over fixed periods.The company currently has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.71, indicating a moderate level of financial leverage.The quick ratio and current ratio for Invesco are both 5.15.This means that the company has sufficient short-term assets to cover its short-term liabilities. Market capitalization for Invesco is approximately $6.99 billion, making it a medium-sized asset manager.
In terms of valuation, Invesco Ltd. holds a price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio of 11.04 which indicates a reasonable valuation.This suggests that investors are willing to pay $11.04 for every dollar of earnings generated by the company.A higher P/E ratio would imply that investors have higher expectations for future earnings growth.The price-to-earnings-growth (PEG) ratio is another useful metric to determine if a stock is fairly valued.In this case, Invesco has a PEG ratio of 1.34.Slightly above 1, this reading suggests that the stock might be slightly overvalued based on expected future earnings growth.
Lastly,the beta value of Invesco stands at 1.39.This indicates that the stock is expected to be more volatile compared to the broader market index such as the S&P 500.Therefore, caution should be exercised while investing in this particular stock