Annaly Capital Management Inc. (NLY)

NYSE : Finance
Prev Close 8.95
Day Low/High 8.78 / 8.99
52 Wk Low/High 8.74 / 10.76
Avg Volume 13.19M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 1.46B
Market Cap 13.03B
EPS -0.10
P/E Ratio N/A
Div & Yield 1.15 (12.89%)

Magic Signal Stocks

It makes sense to mirror these insider-cluster buyers.

A Year-End Guide to Insider Buying

When the top two execs open their checkbooks, pay attention.

On Annaly Capital

"One last thing." -- Lt Columbo We had a dialogue today in the Comments Section on Annaly Capital (NLY). I cautioned that dividend will likely be cut and that even current deflated earnings estimates are inflated. But the company just cut its divide...

ABCs of Real Estate Investment Trusts

The volatility of their prices does not indicate risk to their income streams.

The Denouement of mREITs

The Denouement of mREITs

When something seems too good to be true, it probably is.

Armour Residential's Panic Selling Has Stopped

Armour's next move will be higher, although management will postpone that as long as possible.

Blend the Old With New on Stock Picking

Snail mail stock report provides a realty check.

Diary of a Dividend Diva: On Avoiding Temptation

The larger payouts are like sirens on the rocks

Morning Musings

Here is a list of items that I'm thinking about as the day get under way. Below are some items worth noting: Barclays' Barry Knapp moves from bear to bull, setting a new year-end S&P 500 target of 1800. As mentioned by Paul "The" Price "Is Right" on...

Two Short-Term Plays on Continued QE

Two Short-Term Plays on Continued QE

This REIT and this closed-end fund should get a lift, and their charts are bullish.

Inside Moves

Insider buying seems to be concentrated in the real estate and oil sectros right now.

More About the MBS Mess

The deterioration in mortgage REITS has been extraordinary. The carnage in the mortgage-backed securities market was vividly displayed in Hatteras' (HTS) earnings report today. I have been reducing my Chimera (CIM) long at $3 (or better), and I plan...

Stay Small and Move Slowly

Use this strategy for higher yielding alternative income investments.

Rifling Through the Wreckage

One fund has been buying this foundering, yet high-yielding mREIT.

Beware of Overnight Short Positions

Beware of Overnight Short Positions

Staying short overnight has wiped out some good traders lately.

A Winning Combination for Value-Seekers

Stocks that trade below book and have insider buying often outperform. 

Altisource Residential Over Chimera

I far prefer Altisource Residential fundamentally over Chimera. While I still think there is a chance that Annaly (NLY) acquires Chimera (CIM), in response to a number of emails, I far prefer Altisource Residential (RESI) fundamentally over Chimera....

Recommended Reading

Run, don't walk, to read Paul Price's thoughtful analysis of Annaly. Run, don't walk, to read Paul "The" Price's "Is Right" thoughtful analysis of Annaly (NLY), which highlights the challenges and headwinds to the mortgage REIT sector.

False Knowledge Costly for Annaly Capital Holders

False Knowledge Costly for Annaly Capital Holders

Annaly has the honor of being lower now than at the nadir of the broad market,

Where the Bargains Are

Just check the list of new lows.

Keeping the Trading Ideas Flowing

Keeping the Trading Ideas Flowing

Whether the Fed tapers or not, these are the ideas I'm considering right now.

Mortgage Market Drop Requires Scrutiny

Recent market action shows fear trumps analysis short-term.

More on CIM

I bought small Chimera Investment (CIM) at $3 this morning. I have reduced fundamental conviction (owing to rising interest rates) in the name, but an Annaly Capital (NLY) acquisition of the company still makes sense.

The REIT Stuff, Austerity Relief and DOJ

Three D.C. stories that make you go 'whuh?' 

One Last Pair of Tantalizing Picks

We'll finish out the day with an investment idea and one more spec play, both from the same family.

Chimera Is Charmed

My view is that Annaly ultimately acquires the company between $3.80 and $4.00 a share. As I mentioned late yesterday, there was positive news on Chimera Investment (CIM) after the close. My view is that Annaly (NLY) ultimately acquires the company ...

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Insider Action at a REIT

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Must-Read SEC

Investment ideas from an off-the-radar fund's latest 13F filing.