A new trading data show Iron Mountain Inc. (IRM) is showing positive returns.

With 0.82 million shares changed hands, the volume of the stock remained lighter than its average volume of 1.37 million shares. The 52-week range on IRM shows that it touched its highest point at $70.66 and its lowest point at $48.93 during that stretch. It currently has a 1-year price target of $69.25. With its current market cap of 20.02 billion, IRM has annualized dividend of $2.53 while the current yield stands at 3.68%. Beta for the stock currently stands at 0.92.

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Price Performance and Earnings:

Stock performance is one of the indicators that investors use to determine whether they will profit from a stock. The price performance of IRM was down-trending over the past week, with a drop of -1.04%, but this was up by 2.11% over a month. Three-month performance surged to 15.87% while six-month performance rose 12.55%. The stock gained 25.45% in the past year, while it has lost -2.03% so far this year. A look at the trailing 12-month EPS for IRM yields 0.95 with Next year EPS estimates of 1.85. For the next quarter, that number is 0.45. This implies an EPS growth rate of -3.70% for this year and 7.30% for next year. EPS is expected to grow by 4.70% annually over the next five years; however, over the past five years, the company experienced an annual growth rate of 22.77%.

Float and Shares Shorts:

At present, 290.83 million IRM shares are outstanding with a float of 289.51 million shares on hand for trading. On Jan 11, 2024, short shares totaled 11.04 million, which was 3.78% higher than short shares on Dec 14, 2023. In addition to Mr. William L. Meaney BSc, MEng, MSIA as the firm’s President, CEO & Director, Mr. Barry A. Hytinen serves as its Executive VP & CFO.

Institutional Ownership:

Through their ownership of 75.59% of IRM’s outstanding shares, institutional investors have majority control over the company.

Analysts Ratings:

Reading analyst opinions is an effective way to decide where to invest, and there are several opinions available for IRM since 0 analysts follow the stock currently. In the same way, a target price assigned to a stock can also reveal much about its potential. With IRM analysts setting a high price target of $79.00 and a low target of $44.00, the average target price over the next 12 months is $69.25. Based on these targets, IRM could surge 15.23% to reach the target high and fall by -35.82% to reach the target low. Reaching the average price target will result in a growth of 1.01% from current levels.

Summary of Insider Activity:

Insiders traded IRM stock several times over the past three months with 2 Buys and 2 Sells. In these transactions, 21,014 shares were bought while 21,014 shares were sold. The number of buy transactions has increased to 62 while that of sell transactions has risen to 74 over the past year. The total number of shares bought during that period was 718,935 while 639,493 shares were sold.