Van ECK Associates Corp increased its stake in Anworth Mortgage Asset Corporation (NYSE:ANH) by 12.8% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 501,431 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after purchasing an additional 56,735 shares during the quarter. Van ECK Associates Corp owned 0.51% of Anworth Mortgage Asset worth $3,014,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of ANH. Chicago Equity Partners LLC purchased a new stake in Anworth Mortgage Asset in the second quarter worth approximately $2,953,000. State Street Corp boosted its holdings in Anworth Mortgage Asset by 18.8% in the first quarter. State Street Corp now owns 2,862,931 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $15,900,000 after purchasing an additional 454,018 shares during the last quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC boosted its holdings in Anworth Mortgage Asset by 9.3% in the second quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 3,856,920 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $23,180,000 after purchasing an additional 328,800 shares during the last quarter. Acadian Asset Management LLC boosted its holdings in Anworth Mortgage Asset by 283.9% in the second quarter. Acadian Asset Management LLC now owns 429,362 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $2,580,000 after purchasing an additional 317,525 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Susquehanna International Group LLP boosted its holdings in Anworth Mortgage Asset by 164.3% in the second quarter. Susquehanna International Group LLP now owns 454,408 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $2,731,000 after purchasing an additional 282,466 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 56.32% of the company’s stock.

ANH has been the topic of several research reports. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Anworth Mortgage Asset from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, September 6th. Credit Suisse Group restated a “hold” rating and issued a $6.00 target price on shares of Anworth Mortgage Asset in a report on Friday, August 4th.

Shares of Anworth Mortgage Asset Corporation (NYSE:ANH) opened at $5.69 on Thursday. Anworth Mortgage Asset Corporation has a fifty-two week low of $5.07 and a fifty-two week high of $6.35. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.17, a current ratio of 46.47 and a quick ratio of 46.47. The stock has a market cap of $556.29, a P/E ratio of 10.90 and a beta of 0.20.

Anworth Mortgage Asset (NYSE:ANH) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 2nd. The real estate investment trust reported $0.12 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the Thomson Reuters’ 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 had a net margin of 37.57% and a return on equity of 8.84%. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.13 EPS.

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Anworth Mortgage Asset Profile

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.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Anworth Mortgage Asset (NYSE:ANH)

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