News articles about Invesco PLC (NYSE:IVZ) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Invesco PLC earned a media sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the asset manager an impact score of 46.2144225857943 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

Here are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s rankings:

A number of equities research analysts have weighed in on IVZ shares. Jefferies Group LLC upped their price target on shares of Invesco PLC from $35.00 to $40.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 4th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Invesco PLC from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $39.00 price target for the company in a report on Tuesday, July 4th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $36.00 price target on shares of Invesco PLC in a report on Sunday, July 2nd. BidaskClub raised shares of Invesco PLC from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, June 14th. Finally, ValuEngine raised shares of Invesco PLC from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, June 9th. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, eleven have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $37.29.

Invesco PLC (IVZ) traded down 2.98% during mid-day trading on Thursday, reaching $33.54. 2,480,065 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. Invesco PLC has a 52 week low of $27.46 and a 52 week high of $36.84. The stock has a market cap of $13.65 billion, a P/E ratio of 14.95 and a beta of 1.80. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of $35.36 and a 200-day moving average price of $32.72.

Invesco PLC (NYSE:IVZ) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, July 27th. The asset manager reported $0.64 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.61 by $0.03. Invesco PLC had a return on equity of 12.74% and a net margin of 18.98%. The firm had revenue of $906.30 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $891.19 million. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.56 earnings per share. The company’s revenue was up 4.5% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts forecast that Invesco PLC will post $2.54 earnings per share for the current year.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 1st. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 17th will be issued a dividend of $0.29 per share. This represents a $1.16 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.46%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, August 15th. Invesco PLC’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 52.02%.

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Invesco PLC 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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