Stock In Spotlight: Orchid Island Capital, Inc. (NYSE:ORC)

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Orchid Island Capital, Inc. (NYSE:ORC) closed its last session at $8.04. The stock traded within a range of $7.85 and $8.27. The company operates in the Real Estate sector with a market capitalization of 371130. Trading volume for Orchid Island Capital, Inc. was 5.97 Million in its previous trading session. Currently, Orchid Island Capital, Inc. (NYSE:ORC) has an average volume of 1.2 Million.

Company Profile

Orchid Island Capital, Inc. is a specialty finance company that invests in residential mortgage-backed securities the principal and interest payments of which are guaranteed by a U.S. Government agency or a U.S. Government-sponsored entity. The Company intends to qualify and will elect to be taxed as a REIT commencing with its taxable year ending December 31, 2013. Orchid Island Capital, Inc. is based in United States.

Analyst Views

Orchid Island Capital, Inc. (NYSE:ORC) touched its 1-Year High price of $12.60 on 02/14/17 and its 1-Year Low price of $ 7.85 on 01/11/18.

EPS & Financials

Orchid Island Capital, Inc. (NYSE:ORC) reported its EPS in the last quarter as $0.33/Share lagging the analyst estimate of $0.43/Share by a difference of $-0.1. This showed a surprise of -23.3% in the last quarter earnings.

For the current quarter, 1 analysts are projecting a mean EPS of $0.42/share. According to their observations and findings, the stock could provide a high EPS of $0.42/share and a low EPS of $0.42/share.

Analysts believe that the company has the potential to earn average revenue of $21.55 Million for the current quarter. According to their predictions high & low revenue estimates are 21.55 Million and 21.55 Million respectively.

Technical Analysis

By taking a look at the stock’s current statistics it can gauged that the stock candle is BULLISH with HIGH volatility. Orchid Island Capital, Inc. (NYSE:ORC) has a 20-Day average volume of 1.61 Million. According to today’s trading volume Orchid Island Capital, Inc. is ABOVE its 20-Day Avg. volume with the stock showing ABOVE Abnormal volume in the past 150 days.

Moving average convergence divergence (MACD) shows that the stock is on a PRICE RELATIVITY trend. The trend for the past 10-days shows that the company was in BEARISH territory while an analysis of the last 40-Day trend shows a BEARISH signal. The 100-Day trend also shows a BEARISH trend as well.

The company currently has an insider ownership of 0.3 Percent and Institutional ownership of 35.7 Percent. The return on assets stands at -0.3%, Return on Equity currently is -3.3% and the Return on Investment value is 0.1%.

Orchid Island Capital, Inc. (NYSE:ORC) gross margin percentage stands at -22.9% while its operating margin for the past trailing twelve month is 0 percent and its overall profit margin (ttm) is -39.6 Percent. The stock is currently moving below its 20-Day Simple Moving Average of -13.4% with a 50-Day Simple Moving Average of -15.82 percent. As of today, the company has a SMA200 (200-day simple moving average) of -19.28 Percent. The Stock has YTD (year to date) performance of -13.36 percent.

The TTM operating margin for the company stands at 0%. The return on invested capital is at 0.1%, which is good, compared to its peers. The Free Cash Flow or FCF margin is 17.93.

The company’s stock is currently moving with a -ve distance from the 200 day SMA of approximately -19.28%, and has a solid year to date (YTD) performance of -13.36% which means that the stock is constantly adding to its value from the previous fiscal year end price.