SG Americas Securities LLC purchased a new position in Anworth Mortgage Asset Corporation (NYSE:ANH) during the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor purchased 22,799 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock, valued at approximately $137,000.

Several other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Vanguard Group Inc. raised its stake in Anworth Mortgage Asset by 1.6% in the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 8,392,173 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $50,438,000 after purchasing an additional 135,959 shares in the last quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC raised its stake 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 valued at $23,180,000 after purchasing an additional 328,800 shares in the last quarter. Boston Partners raised its stake in Anworth Mortgage Asset by 3.8% in the third quarter. Boston Partners now owns 2,215,612 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $13,316,000 after purchasing an additional 80,682 shares in the last quarter. Global X MANAGEMENT CO LLC raised its stake in Anworth Mortgage Asset by 5.4% in the third quarter. Global X MANAGEMENT CO LLC now owns 1,795,784 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $10,793,000 after purchasing an additional 92,020 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership raised its stake in Anworth Mortgage Asset by 2.5% in the second quarter. Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership now owns 1,557,321 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $9,359,000 after purchasing an additional 38,357 shares in the last quarter. 56.31% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Shares of Anworth Mortgage Asset Corporation (NYSE ANH) opened at $5.50 on Friday. The firm has a market cap of $551.38, a P/E ratio of 10.81 and a beta of 0.19. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.17, a current ratio of 46.47 and a quick ratio of 46.47. Anworth Mortgage Asset Corporation has a one year low of $5.07 and a one year high of $6.35.

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

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, January 29th. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 29th will be given a dividend of $0.15 per share. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 10.91%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 28th. Anworth Mortgage Asset’s payout ratio is currently 127.66%.

Separately, ValuEngine downgraded shares of Anworth Mortgage Asset from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 26th.

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About Anworth Mortgage Asset

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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