Stock In Spotlight: Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY)

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Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY) closed its last session at $11.44. The stock traded within a range of $11.27 and $11.44. The company operates in the Real Estate sector with a market capitalization of 13.14 Million. Trading volume for Annaly Capital Management, Inc. was 7.33 Million in its previous trading session. Currently, Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY) has an average volume of 9.01 Million.

Company Profile

Annaly Capital Management, Inc. owns, manages, and finances a portfolio of real estate related investment securities, including mortgage pass-through certificates, collateralized mortgage obligations (or CMOs) and agency callable debentures. Annaly also manages other securities representing interests in or obligations backed by pools of mortgage loans. The Company wholly-owned subsidiaries offer diversified real estate, asset management and other financial services. Annaly’s principal business objective is to generate net income for distribution to investors from its Investment Securities and from dividends it receives from its subsidiaries. Annaly is a Maryland corporation that has elected to be taxed as a real estate investment trust (REIT).

Analyst Views

Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY) received a Buy rating from 0 analysts. 0 analysts gave its stock an Outperform rating. 1 analysts say it’s a Hold while 0 analysts provided their expert opinion as Sell.

Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY) touched its 1-Year High price of $12.73 on 06/26/17 and its 1-Year Low price of $10.08 on 01/19/17.

EPS & Financials

Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY) reported its EPS in the last quarter as $0.3/Share lagging the analyst estimate of $0.3/Share by a difference of $0. This showed a surprise of 0% in the last quarter earnings.

For the current quarter, 6 analysts are projecting a mean EPS of $0.3/share. According to their observations and findings, the stock could provide a high EPS of $0.31/share and a low EPS of $0.27/share.

Analysts believe that the company has the potential to earn average revenue of $674.18 Million for the current quarter. According to their predictions high & low revenue estimates are 712.4 Million and 642 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. Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY) has a 20-Day average volume of 8.26 Million. According to today’s trading volume Annaly Capital Management, Inc. is BELOW its 20-Day Avg. volume with the stock showing BELOW 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 BULLISH 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 57.2 Percent. The return on assets stands at 2.9%, Return on Equity currently is 22% and the Return on Investment value is 1.7%.

Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY) gross margin percentage stands at 76.8% while its operating margin for the past trailing twelve month is 71 percent and its overall profit margin (ttm) is 68.2 Percent. The stock is currently moving below its 20-Day Simple Moving Average of -3.62% with a 50-Day Simple Moving Average of -2.32 percent. As of today, the company has a SMA200 (200-day simple moving average) of -4.17 Percent. The Stock has YTD (year to date) performance of -3.78 percent.

The TTM operating margin for the company stands at 71%. The return on invested capital is at 1.7%, which is good, compared to its peers. The Free Cash Flow or FCF margin is 1.36.

The company’s stock is currently moving with a -ve distance from the 200 day SMA of approximately -4.17%, and has a solid year to date (YTD) performance of -3.78% which means that the stock is constantly adding to its value from the previous fiscal year end price.