Headlines about Anworth Mortgage Asset (NYSE:ANH) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Anworth Mortgage Asset earned a media sentiment score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 46.7541330394026 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.
Separately, ValuEngine downgraded Anworth Mortgage Asset from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, October 26th.
Anworth Mortgage Asset (NYSE:ANH) traded down $0.05 during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $5.26. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 596,800 shares, compared to its average volume of 590,200. Anworth Mortgage Asset has a 1 year low of $5.07 and a 1 year high of $6.35. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.17, a current ratio of 46.47 and a quick ratio of 46.47. The stock has a market cap of $519.50, a P/E ratio of 11.95 and a beta of 0.19.
Anworth Mortgage Asset (NYSE:ANH) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, November 2nd. The real estate investment trust reported $0.12 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.12. Anworth Mortgage Asset had a return on equity of 8.84% and a net margin of 37.57%. The firm had revenue of $16.04 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $16.31 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.13 EPS.
The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, January 29th. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 29th will be given a $0.15 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 28th. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 11.41%. Anworth Mortgage Asset’s dividend payout ratio is currently 136.36%.
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Anworth Mortgage Asset Company Profile
Anworth Mortgage Asset Corporation is a real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company’s investment objective is to provide risk-adjusted total returns to its stockholders over the long-term primarily through dividends and secondarily through capital appreciation. Its strategy is to invest in residential mortgage-backed securities (MBS) (both Agency MBS and Non-Agency MBS), residential mortgage loans and residential rental properties.
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