TWO stock: buy or sell?
August 19th, 2019
Two Harbors Investment Corp. operates as a real estate investment trust (REIT) that focuses on investing in, financing, and managing residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS), mortgage servicing rights, commercial real estate assets, and other financial assets in the United States.
Should I buy TWO stock?Make a decision about when to buy or sell stocks is one of the hardest parts of being a trader or investor. Trading strategies are meant for helping you in the decision process of what stocks to choose and when is the best moment to buy them. At Stocks2.com, we use very simple but trusted and powerful trend following trading strategies. Simple things usually work the best.
Currently, Two Harbors Investments stock doesn't match any of these trading strategies, so our recommendation is not to buy.
|New all-time high||No|
|New 52 week high||No|
|Price crossing up 200d MA||No|
|100d MA crossing up 200d MA||No|
Is Two Harbors Investments stock a buy?
Everyday, hundreds of stock ratings are published by financial analysts to indicate a particular stock's attractiveness.At Stocks2.com, we detected 4 ratings published for TWO stock in the last month. The general sentiment of these ratings is bullish for TWO stock, with 3 positive ratings.
|Date||Analyst / Broker||Previous rating||Current rating|
|2019-7-24||JPMorgan Chase & Co.||n/a||Overweight|
TWO stock analysis
Two Harbors Investments shares grew 1.20% to $13.44 today.
Two Harbors Investments shares grew 1.20% to $13.44 today. In the last 40 days when TWO stock price broke up the SMA200d line, it gained $0.56 (4.35%). Since SMA50d and SMA100d crossed up today, TWO price climbed $0.16 per share (1.20%).
Shares of Two Harbors Investments raised a slightly fine 1.20% this week.
Since price and SMA40w lines crossed up early July, TWO climbed $0.67 (5.25%).
TWO stock price history
TWO stock went public on October 30th, 2009 with a price of $4.391. Since then, TWO stock grew a 206.20%, with a yearly average of 22.90%. If you had invested right after TWO's IPO a $1,000 in TWO stock in 2009, it would worth $2,062.00 today.
1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.
TWO stock historical price chart
TWO stock reached 52-week highs on September at $14.05, and all-time highs 2018-07-09 with a price of 14.21.
TWO stock price target is $14.50How much a stock will be priced tomorrow or next week is quite unpredictable 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 targets for TWO stock published in the last 30 days:
|Date||Analyst / Broker||Action||Previous target||Current target||Diff|
|2019-7-24||JPMorgan Chase & Co.||Lowers Target||$14.50||$13.50||-6.9%|
Financials and fundamental analysis
Earnings date and Earnings per ShareTwo Harbors Investments presented tiny results for 2018-Q4 on February. Two Harbors Investments inched Earnings per Share (EPS) by 4.30%, beating analysts consensus of $0.47. Two Harbors Investments posted $0.49.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsIn 2018, Two Harbors Investments annual turnover plummed a bloodcurdling -52.63% to $152.42 million dollars from $321.78 marked in 2017. In the same way, its income margin (compared to sales) plunged to -29.06%, that is $-44.29 million.
|2013||$500 M||-||$575 M114.9%||-|
|2014||$136 M||-72.87%||$167 M123.1%||-70.93%|
|2015||$571 M||320.42%||$492 M86.3%||194.49%|
|2016||$444 M||-22.16%||$353 M79.5%||-28.23%|
|2017||$322 M||-27.55%||$349 M108.3%||-1.33%|
|2018||$152 M||-52.63%||$-44.29 M-29.1%||-112.71%|
Quarterly financial resultsTwo Harbors Investments reported $-532.25 million in sales for 2018-Q4, a -388.61% less compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $-554.54 million with a profit margin of 104.19%. Profit margin rocketed a 84.70% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 19.49%. When comparing revenues to same quarter last year, Two Harbors Investments sales marked a hair-raising decrease and collapsed a -402.89%.
|2017-Q1||$203 M||-||$71.99 M35.5%||-|
|2017-Q2||$223 M||10.10%||$8.62 M3.9%||-88.03%|
|2017-Q3||$108 M||-51.75%||$102.06 M94.6%||1,084.04%|
|2017-Q4||$176 M||62.95%||$165.90 M94.4%||62.55%|
|2018-Q1||$352 M||100.33%||$334.81 M95.1%||101.81%|
|2018-Q2||$148 M||-57.89%||$139.49 M94.1%||-58.34%|
|2018-Q3||$184 M||24.42%||$35.95 M19.5%||-74.23%|
|2018-Q4||$-532 M||-388.61%||$-554.54 M104.2%||-1,642.69%|
Two Harbors Investments ownershipWhen you are planning to buy a stock, it's always worth to have a look its ownership structure.
Two Harbors Investments shares owned by insiders (that is, founders, CEO, CTO, main executives or other management staff) currently counts a 0.95% of all shares.
In case of Two Harbors Investments stock, 58.23% of its shares are held by institutions (mutual funds, pension funds, big banks and other large financial institutions). Bearish positions for TWO stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.
The following table compares ownership indicators for other stocks related to Two Harbors Investments:
|Market cap||$0.0 M||$347.6 M||$3.7 B||$840.0 M||$1.8 B|
|Total shares||0.0 M||98.8 M||187.2 M||56.0 M||111.6 M|
|Float shares||270.4 M||90.1 M||185.7 M||23.8 M||128.4 M|
|- Institutional holdings (%)||58.2%||54.1%||51.6%||46.0%||60.0%|
|- Insider holdings (%)||0.9%||1.9%||1.1%||3.3%||0.3%|
|Shares in short selling||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%|
|Monday, August 19th, 2019|
|Day range||$13.25 - $13.46|
|Average true range||$0.26|
|50d mov avg||$12.90|
|100d mov avg||$12.89|
|200d mov avg||$12.93|
Two Harbors Investments performancePerformance as an absolute value is never valid if it's not benchmarked against competitors or related stocks in the industry. For Two Harbors Investments, the benchmark is made against Anworth Mortgage Asset, Chimera Investment, Dynex Capital, INVESCO MORTGAGE CAPITAL and Annaly Capital Management.
|TWOTwo Harbors Inves...||7.43%||3.23%||-2.11%|
|ANHAnworth Mortgage ...||-12.00%||-15.59%||-17.76%|
|IVRINVESCO MORTGAGE ...||1.09%||4.92%||12.62%|
|NLYAnnaly Capital Ma...||0.67%||-5.85%||-4.55%|