Headlines about Anworth Mortgage Asset Corporation (NYSE:ANH) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Anworth Mortgage Asset Corporation earned a media sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 47.4468967267075 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

A number of brokerages recently issued reports on ANH. Credit Suisse Group restated a “hold” rating and issued a $6.00 target price on shares of Anworth Mortgage Asset Corporation in a report on Friday, August 4th. ValuEngine upgraded Anworth Mortgage Asset Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, September 6th.

Shares of Anworth Mortgage Asset Corporation (ANH) traded up $0.02 during midday trading on Friday, hitting $5.49. The company had a trading volume of 360,639 shares, compared to its average volume of 564,160. The company has a quick ratio of 46.47, a current ratio of 46.47 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.17. The firm has a market cap of $541.59, a PE ratio of 10.50 and a beta of 0.20. Anworth Mortgage Asset Corporation has a twelve month low of $5.07 and a twelve month high of $6.35.

Anworth Mortgage Asset Corporation (NYSE:ANH) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, November 2nd. The real estate investment trust reported $0.12 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.12. The business had revenue of $16.04 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $16.31 million. Anworth Mortgage Asset Corporation had a return on equity of 8.84% and a net margin of 37.57%. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.13 EPS.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, October 27th. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 29th were issued a dividend of $0.15 per share. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, September 28th. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 10.93%. Anworth Mortgage Asset Corporation’s dividend payout ratio is 136.36%.

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About Anworth Mortgage Asset Corporation

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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