The share price of Chimera Investment Corporation [NYSE: CIM] inclined by $19.70, presently trading at $19.57. The company’s shares saw 15.94% gains compared to the lowest price in the period of the last 52 weeks, set at $16.88 recorded on 09/12/19. The last few days have been tough to the share price as CIM jumped by +1.66% during the last week, even though the stock is still down by -0.86% compared to 0.32 of all time high it touched on 09/12/19. However, the stock had a strong performance during the past 3 months, roughly losing -0.91%, while additionally gaining 3.11% during the last 12 months. Chimera Investment Corporation is said to have a 12-month price target set at $18.88. That means that the stock has a strong potential to acquire -0.69% decrease from the current trading price.

Chimera Investment Corporation [NYSE:CIM]: Analyst Rating and Earnings

Its stock price has been found in the range of 16.88 to 19.97. This is compared to its latest closing price of $19.70.

Keep your eyes peeled for the soon-to-be-published financial results of this company, which are expected to be made public on Wed 30 Oct (In 48 Days).

Fundamental Analysis of Chimera Investment Corporation [CIM]

Now let’s turn to look at profitability: with a current Operating Margin for Chimera Investment Corporation [CIM] sitting at +31.59 and its Gross Margin at +96.19, this company’s Net Margin is now 12.60%. These measurements indicate that Chimera Investment Corporation [CIM] is generating considerably more profit, after expenses are accounted for, compared to its market peers.

This company’s Return on Total Capital is 1.74, and its Return on Invested Capital has reached 1.60%. Its Return on Equity is 11.22, and its Return on Assets is 1.68. These metrics suggest that this Chimera Investment Corporation does a poor job of managing its assets, and likely won’t be able to provide successful business outcomes for its investors in the near term.

Turning to investigate this organization’s capital structure, Chimera Investment Corporation [CIM] has generated a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio of 611.42. Similarly, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 85.94, while its Total Debt to Total Assets stands at 81.73. Looking toward the future, this publicly-traded company’s Long-Term Debt to Equity is 1.60, and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 188.56.

The Enterprise Value to Sales for this firm is now 22.93, and its Total Debt to Enterprise Value stands at 0.87. Chimera Investment Corporation [CIM] has a Price to Book Ratio of 0.90, a Price to Cash Flow Ratio of 11.24 and P/E Ratio of 21.55. These metrics show that this company has a mixed appeal, and ROI could be a gain or a loss.

Shifting the focus to workforce efficiency, Chimera Investment Corporation [CIM] earns $33,919,526 for each employee under its payroll. Similarly, this company’s Receivables Turnover is 11.50 and its Total Asset Turnover is 0.05.

Chimera Investment Corporation [CIM] has 185.81M shares outstanding, amounting to a total market cap of $3.64B. Its stock price has been found in the range of 16.88 to 19.97. At its current price, it has moved down by -2.00% from its 52-week high, and it has moved up 15.94% from its 52-week low.

This stock’s Beta value is currently 0.63, which indicates that it is 0.95% more volatile that the wider market. This stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is at 56.10. This RSI score is good, suggesting this stock is neither overbought or oversold.

Conclusion: Is Chimera Investment Corporation [CIM] a Reliable Buy?

Shares of Chimera Investment Corporation [CIM], on the whole, present investors with both positive and negative signals. Wall Street analysts have mixed reviews when it comes to the 12-month price outlook, and this company’s financials show a combination of strengths and weaknesses. Based on the price performance, this investment is somewhat risky while presenting reasonable potential for ROI.