NumerixS Investment Technologies Inc lifted its stake in shares of ANNALY Cap Mgmt/SH (NYSE:NLY) by 715.8% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 82,400 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after purchasing an additional 72,300 shares during the period. NumerixS Investment Technologies Inc’s holdings in ANNALY Cap Mgmt/SH were worth $857,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Several other hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of the company. BlackRock Inc. lifted its position in shares of ANNALY Cap Mgmt/SH by 1.1% during the second quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 97,930,510 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $1,007,706,000 after purchasing an additional 1,018,396 shares during the last quarter. LSV Asset Management lifted its holdings in ANNALY Cap Mgmt/SH by 1.3% in the second quarter. LSV Asset Management now owns 23,974,949 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $246,702,000 after acquiring an additional 301,081 shares during the last quarter. Northern Trust Corp lifted its holdings in ANNALY Cap Mgmt/SH by 2.1% in the first quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 10,293,817 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $107,365,000 after acquiring an additional 215,370 shares during the last quarter. Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA lifted its holdings in ANNALY Cap Mgmt/SH by 3.4% in the first quarter. Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA now owns 9,816,551 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $102,387,000 after acquiring an additional 326,660 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Allianz Asset Management GmbH lifted its holdings in ANNALY Cap Mgmt/SH by 16.7% in the first quarter. Allianz Asset Management GmbH now owns 9,443,757 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $98,498,000 after acquiring an additional 1,353,121 shares during the last quarter. 53.48% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Shares of NYSE NLY opened at $10.66 on Friday. The company has a current ratio of 0.02, a quick ratio of 0.02 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.23. ANNALY Cap Mgmt/SH has a 52-week low of $9.94 and a 52-week high of $12.58. The stock has a market capitalization of $12.42 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 8.74 and a beta of 0.11.

ANNALY Cap Mgmt/SH (NYSE:NLY) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, August 1st. The real estate investment trust reported $0.30 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.29 by $0.01. ANNALY Cap Mgmt/SH had a net margin of 112.29% and a return on equity of 12.10%. The firm had revenue of $334.11 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $330.95 million. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.30 earnings per share. analysts anticipate that ANNALY Cap Mgmt/SH will post 1.19 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, September 10th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, September 6th will be issued a $0.2217 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, September 5th. This represents a $0.89 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 8.32%. ANNALY Cap Mgmt/SH’s dividend payout ratio is currently 98.36%.

NLY has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised their target price on shares of ANNALY Cap Mgmt/SH from $10.00 to $10.50 and gave the stock a “$10.45” rating in a report on Monday, July 23rd. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of ANNALY Cap Mgmt/SH from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $12.00 target price on the stock in a report on Tuesday, August 21st. Deutsche Bank cut their target price on shares of ANNALY Cap Mgmt/SH from $11.00 to $10.00 and set a “hold” rating on the stock in a report on Thursday, May 3rd. Finally, ValuEngine cut shares of ANNALY Cap Mgmt/SH from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Saturday, June 2nd. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $10.83.

ANNALY Cap Mgmt/SH Profile

Annaly Capital Management, Inc, a diversified capital manager, invests in and finances residential and commercial assets. The company invests in various types of agency mortgage-backed securities, non-agency residential mortgage assets, and residential mortgage loans; and originates and invests in commercial mortgage loans, securities, and other commercial real estate investments.

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