AG Mortgage Investment Trust Inc. (NYSE:MITT) Stock is Soaring, Here is Why

AG Mortgage Investment Trust Inc. (NYSE:MITT) Stock is Soaring, Here is Why


The AG Mortgage Investment Trust Inc. (MITT) shares are trading at higher $3.12 and the avg recommendation for the stock is Moderate Sell. while the current analyst price target stands at $2.00.

To add more color to this target, the company’s high over the last year is $16.70 and the low is $1.46. Over the last 52 weeks, MITT is down -81.32% while the S&P 500 is down -0.63%. The catalyst for this interesting swing was the company’s recent earnings report.

A Notable Earnings Report

In the last quarter, MITT reported a profit of $-418.66 million. AG Mortgage Investment Trust Inc. also saw revenues decrease to $40.27 million. In addition, MITT has free cash flow of $7.43 million as of 03-2020. The company’s EBITDA came in at -$421.61 million which compares well with its peers.

MITT Return on Equity (ROE) is -98.00%, and its Return on Assets is -12.20%. All told, it is clear that, MITT needs to be on your watchlist.

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Of course, we must look beyond the financials and question how well those numbers represent the sustainable earnings power of the business. Investors need to know how sustainable this current run. MITT has a short ratio of 2.13 and outstanding shares of 32.75M.

Company Outlook

MITT has seen increased volume after this news and investors are putting their support behind the value proposition. Furthermore, 10-day volume stands at 1.88 million and more growth is possible in the weeks ahead. Traders will also note the company’s earnings per share came in at -13.32. Investors should also keep an eye on sector updates as MITT has historically followed its peers on positive news.

All told, AG Mortgage Investment Trust Inc. MITT has strung together solid data and demonstrated underlying fundamentals. At its current valuation, MITT represents an interesting risk/reward case. Traders should stay tuned to see if this recent report will push the stock to test recent resistance levels.

AG Mortgage Investment Trust Inc. MITT is now commanding a market cap of 102.43M and a float of 32.14M. MITT is increasing its credibility in this sector and that could lead to more upside down the line. Sign-up for continuing coverage on shares of MITT stock, as well as other hot stock picks, get our free newsletter today and get our next breakout pick!

Disclosure: we hold no position in MITT, either long or short, and we have not been compensated for this article.