Anworth Mortgage Asset Corp Reit (NYSE:ANH) hit a new 52-week low on Thursday . The stock traded as low as $4.39 and last traded at $4.40, with a volume of 16576 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $4.44.

Separately, ValuEngine raised shares of Anworth Mortgage Asset Corp Reit from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, June 29th.

The stock has a market cap of $455.46 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 8.90 and a beta of 0.01. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.16, a quick ratio of 20.90 and a current ratio of 20.90.

Anworth Mortgage Asset Corp Reit (NYSE:ANH) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August 2nd. The real estate investment trust reported $0.13 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.14 by ($0.01). Anworth Mortgage Asset Corp Reit had a net margin of 27.61% and a return on equity of 10.47%. The firm had revenue of $12.39 million for the quarter.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, October 29th. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 28th will be given a $0.14 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 27th. This represents a $0.56 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 13.02%.

Several large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Guggenheim Capital LLC lifted its position in shares of Anworth Mortgage Asset Corp Reit by 5.9% in the 1st quarter. Guggenheim Capital LLC now owns 189,520 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $910,000 after purchasing an additional 10,571 shares during the period. Creative Planning lifted its position in shares of Anworth Mortgage Asset Corp Reit by 56.8% in the 2nd quarter. Creative Planning now owns 29,246 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $145,000 after purchasing an additional 10,591 shares during the period. Swiss National Bank lifted its position in shares of Anworth Mortgage Asset Corp Reit by 6.9% in the 1st quarter. Swiss National Bank now owns 170,000 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $816,000 after purchasing an additional 11,000 shares during the period. Principal Financial Group Inc. lifted its position in shares of Anworth Mortgage Asset Corp Reit by 9.7% in the 1st quarter. Principal Financial Group Inc. now owns 145,231 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $697,000 after purchasing an additional 12,802 shares during the period. Finally, Northern Trust Corp lifted its position in shares of Anworth Mortgage Asset Corp Reit by 1.2% in the 1st quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 1,208,786 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $5,802,000 after purchasing an additional 14,021 shares during the period. 52.67% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

About Anworth Mortgage Asset Corp Reit (NYSE:ANH)

Anworth Mortgage Asset Corporation operates as a real estate investment trust (REIT) in the United States. It primarily invests in, finances, and manages a leveraged portfolio of residential mortgage-backed securities and loans that are guaranteed by government-sponsored enterprises, such as the Federal National Mortgage Association or the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation.

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