How have the shares performed?
Impac Mortgage Holdings Inc. (IMH) saw an uptrend of 10.71% in the recent trading with $2.17 being its most recent. The current price level -47.58% lower than the highest price of $4.14 marked by the stock while trading over the past 52-weeks, whereas it is 97.27% higher than the lowest price of $1.10 the company dropped to over past 52-weeks. The latest news story on IMH appeared in Business Wire under the title “Impac Mortgage Holdings, Inc. Announces Hiring of Obi Nwokorie, EVP, Alternative Credit Products and Chief Investment Officer” on May-20-21.
Squeezing the time span to 30 day period shows us the stock is currently trading -11.07% below one month high and is +19.89% above of the lowest during that time. Looking into the simple moving average, Impac Mortgage Holdings Inc. (IMH)’s stock stands at a SMA-50 of $2.02 while that of 5-day is reading $2.01.
Daily rise and fall of price influence many of the traders, and in order to overcome the fluctuating effect of that and to watch the stock closely, traders focus more on stock’s 200-day moving average. At various points in trading activity, investors are more likely to be making use of that measure as a strong indicator in figuring out their support and resistance levels, and IMH’s SMA-200 as of now is $2.18.
Impac Mortgage Holdings Inc. Earnings – What Happened With IMH
Coming around sales and income figures, publically trading companies under normal circumstances post earnings and revenues near to average estimates by the Wall Street analysts, but those could came either above or below estimates and known as surprise factor. Impac Mortgage Holdings Inc. (IMH) last released financial results for the quarter that ended 3/30/2021, posting a surprise factor of -105.30% for net revenue. During the reported three-month period, company’s sales were $26.9 billion while analysts on average were estimating the same to be $22.6 million.
IMH – Impac Mortgage Holdings Inc. Stock Earnings Estimates
The perspective of Impac Mortgage Holdings Inc. (AMEX:IMH)’s current quarter earnings identifies that analysts are in consensus over the estimate of 0.19 for stock’s EPS in the current quarter. Company’s EPS for the last quarter was -0.01.
Investors get the exact data about the key information of institutional ownership in a listed company through its 13F filings at the Stock Exchange Commission (SEC). The total number of common shares currently owned by the public is 21.29 million. IMH does have institutional investors; and they hold 12.50% of the stock.
Impac Mortgage Holdings Inc. – Insider Activity and Holdings
Moreover, the latest SEC filings also revealed that stock came across 22 new insider purchases involving 649,070 shares. On the other hand, IMH declared 24,259 shares have been sold in 4 insider transactions over the past three months.
As on Mar 30, 2021, HighTower Advisors, LLC was the top most holder in Impac Mortgage Holdings Inc. (AMEX:IMH) with an ownership of 0.84 million shares of the company or 3.93% of the stake worth $1.68 million. The filing also reveals Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) as the second largest holder in the company with a control over 2.07% of the outstanding shares. Its stake is worth $0.89 million for having 0.44 million shares in hand.
Morgan Stanley also came holding a key position in the company during the recent quarter and it now holds 1.67% of the outstanding shares. With this there are now 29 institutions which have possession in IMH’s shares.
The liquidity is a key characteristic of any stock and is the main point of focus of both short-term as well as long term investors before start trading into a stock. In recently reported quarter, Impac Mortgage Holdings Inc. has a debt to equity ratio of 170.23. The count was 13,837.36 for long-term debt to equity ratio.
Impac Mortgage Holdings Inc.’s return on equity, or ROE, is -157.30%, compared to the industry average of 8.60% for Financial – Mortgage Finance. Although this indicates that IMH fails to use its equity well, the metric will vary significantly depending on the industry.
Technical Analysis of Impac Mortgage Holdings Inc. (AMEX:IMH) stock
To comprehend better with the trade moves and investors’ behavior, exploring the short, medium and long term technical indicators along with average volume of a stock is an effective way to make use of. When looking into those indicators for Impac Mortgage Holdings Inc. (IMH), we notice that the stock’s 20-day average volume is at 147,390 shares and 50% of short term indicators are suggesting the stock as Sell. Medium term indicators at an average of 50% are spotting the stock at Sell with its 50-day average volume of 145,928 shares. And to end, IMH’s 100-day average volume is 215,340 shares with 50% of the long-term indicators pointing towards Sell for the stock.