Pro-Annaly Capital Management Inc Institutional Investors Sentiment Runs High in Q3 2018

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Sentiment for Annaly Capital Management Inc (NYSE:NLY)

Annaly Capital Management Inc (NYSE:NLY) institutional sentiment increased to 1.75 in 2018 Q3. Its up 0.72, from 1.03 in 2018Q2. The ratio has improved, as 240 funds increased or started new holdings, while 137 reduced and sold stakes in Annaly Capital Management Inc. The funds in our partner’s database now have: 672.46 million shares, up from 582.27 million shares in 2018Q2. Also, the number of funds holding Annaly Capital Management Inc in their top 10 holdings was flat from 3 to 3 for the same number . Sold All: 34 Reduced: 103 Increased: 165 New Position: 75.

Annaly Capital Management, Inc. owns a portfolio of real estate related investments in the United States. The company has market cap of $13.04 billion. The firm invests in various types of agency mortgage-backed securities and related derivatives to hedge these investments; and residential credit investments, such as residential mortgage loans and non-agency mortgage-backed assets within securitized products. It has a 3.97 P/E ratio. It also originates and invests in commercial mortgage loans, securities, and other commercial real estate investments; lends customized debt financing to middle-market businesses; and operates as a broker-dealer.

The stock increased 1.59% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $9.93. About 11.74 million shares traded. Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY) has declined 15.43% since January 11, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 15.43% the S&P500.

Analysts await Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY) to report earnings on February, 13. They expect $0.29 EPS, down 6.45 % or $0.02 from last year’s $0.31 per share. NLY’s profit will be $380.80M for 8.56 P/E if the $0.29 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.30 actual EPS reported by Annaly Capital Management, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -3.33 % negative EPS growth.

West Family Investments Inc. holds 2.71% of its portfolio in Annaly Capital Management, Inc. for 1.12 million shares. Stuyvesant Capital Management owns 112,850 shares or 2.21% of their US portfolio. Moreover, State Treasurer State Of Michigan has 2.06% invested in the company for 27.58 million shares. The Virginia-based Thompson Siegel & Walmsley Llc has invested 1.33% in the stock. Beck Capital Management Llc, a Texas-based fund reported 244,398 shares.

Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 50% of Annaly Capital Management’s analysts are positive. Out of 2 Wall Street analysts rating Annaly Capital Management, 1 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 1 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $10.5 while the high is $11. The stock’s average target of $10.75 is 8.26% above today’s ($9.93) share price. NLY was included in 2 notes of analysts from July 23, 2018. The stock of Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY) has “Overweight” rating given on Friday, December 14 by Barclays Capital. JP Morgan maintained the shares of NLY in report on Monday, July 23 with “Neutral” rating.

Another recent and important Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY) news was published by Businesswire.com which published an article titled: “Annaly Capital Management, Inc. Announces Pricing of Public Offering of Series G Fixed-to-Floating Rate Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock – Business Wire” on January 08, 2018.

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