INVH stock: buy or sell?

INVH stock price: $29.03 1.65% At close on August 22nd, 2019

Updated on:
August 22nd, 2019


After topping to all time highs today, Invitation Homes inched 1.65% today to $29.03.

Invitation Homes Inc. engages on owning, renovating, leasing, and operating single-family residential properties in the United States.

Should I buy INVH stock?

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Currently, 2 buy setups work for Invitation Homes stock now:

Buy setupElegible
New all-time highYes
New 52 week highYes
Price crossing up 200d MANo
100d MA crossing up 200d MANo

Is Invitation Homes stock a buy?

Everyday, hundreds of stock ratings are posted by financial analysts to indicate a particular stock's attractiveness. At, we collected 4 ratings published for INVH stock in the last month.

Is INVH a good stock to buy?
DateAnalyst / BrokerPrevious ratingCurrent rating
2019-8-20Royal Bank of Canadan/aOutperform
2019-7-19Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsOutperformMarket Perform
2019-6-10Evercore ISIOutperformIn-Line
2019-5-15Raymond Jamesn/aStrong-Buy

INVH stock analysis

Daily outlook

After topping to all time highs today, Invitation Homes inched 1.65% today to $29.03.

Invitation Homes inched 1.65% today to $29.03 after topping to all time highs today. From a daily perspective, INVH is in a short term uptrend after plotting its last bottom ($27.31, on Aug/13) higher than the previous bottom, and its last top ($28.71, on Aug/20) also over the previous top. Now trading in between its last bottom and last top INVH might consolidate in a plain range, waiting to break out over $28.71 or down under $27.31. Since SMA100d and SMA200d crossed up on April, INVH price climbed $5.28 per share (22.23%). Today, INVH hit new all time highs, pushing higher previous ATH of $28.71 recorded on August/20. New ATHs are usual entry points for many trading setups as there aren't higher resistences.

INVH stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

Invitation Homes ended this week at $29.03 after marking a new all time high ($29.12) and soared a decent 2.51%. This week was the 5th green week in a row.

Weekly chart tells us that price finally broke over the resistance at $28.04 and continued climbing. Since mid April when SMA20w and SMA40w crossed up, INVH price gained $4.40 per share (17.86%). Since late January when INVH stock price broke up the SMA40w line, it gained $7.75 (36.42%).

INVH stock chart (weekly)

INVH stock price history

INVH stock went public on October 26th, 2005 with a price of $4.211. Since then, INVH stock surged a 589.50%, with a yearly average of 45.30%. If you had invested right after INVH's IPO a $1,000 in INVH stock in 2005, it would worth $5,895.00 today.

1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.

INVH stock historical price chart

INVH stock reached all-time highs today with a price of $29.12.

INVH stock price target is $29.50

Predicting the price evolution of a stock or any financial instrument in a reliable and repeatable way is probably impossible. However, many stock price predictions are published every day by banks, financial institutions and independent analysts. We do not recommend to follow these stock price predictions without a critical thinking from your side, as their accuracy is usually low. We detected 3 price predictions for INVH stock released in the last 30 days:
INVH stock price predictions
DateAnalyst / BrokerActionPrevious targetCurrent targetDiff
2019-8-20Royal Bank of CanadaRaises Targetn/a$30.00-
2019-7-19Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsDowngradesn/a$28.50-
2019-5-15Raymond JamesRaises Target$27.00$30.0011.1%
(in average)$27.00$29.509.0%
The price prediction for Invitation Homes stock is $29.50, moving in a range between $30.00 and $28.50. In average, analysts' outlook on INVH price target is positive, upgrading the target by a 9.00% from previous estimations.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

On February, Invitation Homes was in line with the forecasts of the experts and reported an EPS of $0.30 per share. As soon as we get its actual EPS from the earnings report, we will extend this review.
INVH earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise

Annual financial results

Compared to 2017, last anual sales report draw a super good growth of 63.40% to $1,722.96 million dollars. Aligned with this, its income margin (compared to sales) escalated to -0.29%, that is $-4.93 million.

INVH annual Sales and Income evolution
2014$659 M-$-269.86 M-41.0%-
2015$836 M26.92%$-160.21 M-19.2%-40.63%
2016$923 M10.35%$-78.24 M-8.5%-51.16%
2017$1,054 M14.29%$-105.34 M-10.0%34.63%
2018$1,723 M63.40%$-4.93 M-0.3%-95.32%

Quarterly financial results

Invitation Homes posted $432.62 million in sales for 2018-Q4, a -0.38% decline compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter earnings marked $25.27 M with a profit margin of 5.84%. Profit margin soared a 5.61% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 0.23%. When comparing turnover to same quarter last year, Invitation Homes sales marked a dazzling growth and rocketed a 31.11%.
INVH quarterly Sales and Income evolution
2017-Q1$241 M-$-56.71 M-23.5%-
2017-Q2$236 M-2.19%$-4.74 M-2.0%-91.64%
2017-Q3$244 M3.12%$-22.51 M-9.2%374.89%
2017-Q4$330 M35.48%$-45.97 M-13.9%104.20%
2018-Q1$424 M28.40%$-17.27 M-4.1%-62.43%
2018-Q2$432 M2.07%$-13.95 M-3.2%-19.24%
2018-Q3$434 M0.42%$1.02 M0.2%-107.31%
2018-Q4$433 M-0.38%$25.27 M5.8%2,377.25%

Invitation Homes ownership

When you are planning to buy a company, it's always worth to check its ownership structure.

Invitation Homes shares owned by insiders (that is, founders, CEO, CTO, main executives or other management staff) currently counts a 0.46% of all shares.

Bearish positions for INVH stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.

The following table compares ownership indicators for other stocks related to Invitation Homes:

Market cap$15.2 B$40.7 M
Total shares525.0 M1.7 M
Float shares432.9 M16.8 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)109.1%7.2%
  - Insider holdings (%)0.5%84.3%
Shares in short selling0.0%0.0%

INVH summary

Thursday, August 22nd, 2019
Day range$28.47 - $29.12
Previous close$28.56
Session gain1.65%
Average true range$0.48
50d mov avg$27.46
100d mov avg$26.18
200d mov avg$23.92
Daily patternlt06a
Weekly pattern lb01c

Invitation Homes performance

To measure stock performance is always good to compare with competitors or related stocks. For Invitation Homes, the benchmark is made against Array.
INVHInvitation Homes13.18%27.21%27.55%
RDIBReading Internati...-15.80%0.00%0.00%

Invitation Homes competitors

Choosing a list of competitors for Invitation Homes it's not an easy task. We selected just one public company that in our opinion is related to and can be considered Invitation Homes competitor: