News stories about Annaly Capital Management (NYSE:NLY) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Annaly Capital Management earned a daily sentiment score of 0.24 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 46.4472869854077 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
These are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:
- Donnell Segalas Purchases 8,000 Shares of Annaly Capital Management Inc (NYSE:NLY) Stock (americanbankingnews.com)
- Donnell Segalas Purchases 17,700 Shares of Annaly Capital Management Inc (NLY) Stock (americanbankingnews.com)
- Annaly Capital Management Inc (NLY) MFI Reading Under the Microscope – Sparta Review (spartareview.com)
- Annaly Capital Management Inc (NLY-D) Tenkan Sitting Below Kijun – Berry Recorder (berryrecorder.com)
- Annaly Capital Management Inc (NLY-C) Tenkan Holding Below Kijun Lines – Berry Recorder (berryrecorder.com)
A number of brokerages have issued reports on NLY. BidaskClub raised Annaly Capital Management from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report on Saturday, June 10th. Zacks Investment Research raised Annaly Capital Management from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 5th. Finally, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reissued a “hold” rating and set a $11.25 price objective on shares of Annaly Capital Management in a report on Thursday, August 3rd. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating, two have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $11.36.
Shares of Annaly Capital Management (NYSE:NLY) traded down 0.65% during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $12.27. The stock had a trading volume of 11,130,314 shares. Annaly Capital Management has a 1-year low of $9.83 and a 1-year high of $12.73. The company has a market capitalization of $13.35 billion, a P/E ratio of 4.24 and a beta of 0.28. The stock’s 50-day moving average price is $12.13 and its 200 day moving average price is $11.49.
Annaly Capital Management (NYSE:NLY) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 2nd. The real estate investment trust reported $0.30 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of $0.30. Annaly Capital Management had a return on equity of 11.33% and a net margin of 121.84%. The business had revenue of $315.15 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $424.18 million. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.29 EPS. On average, analysts predict that Annaly Capital Management will post $1.19 EPS for the current fiscal year.
The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, July 31st. Investors of record on Friday, June 30th were given a dividend of $0.30 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, June 28th. This represents a $1.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 9.78%. Annaly Capital Management’s dividend payout ratio is currently 41.52%.
In other Annaly Capital Management news, Director Donnell Segalas acquired 8,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, August 7th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $12.09 per share, for a total transaction of $96,720.00. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 84,150 shares in the company, valued at $1,017,373.50. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. 0.43% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.
Annaly Capital Management Company Profile
Annaly Capital Management, Inc is a mortgage real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company owns a portfolio of real estate related investments. Its investment groups primarily consist of Agency, which invests primarily in various types of Agency mortgage-backed securities and related derivatives to hedge these investments; Residential credit, which invests primarily in non-Agency mortgage-backed assets within securitized products and residential mortgage loan markets; Commercial real estate, which originates and invests in commercial mortgage loans, securities, and other commercial real estate investments, and Middle market, which provides customized debt financing to middle-market businesses.
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