Annaly: Profit From Fed Extension Now
In the current economic environment, Annaly Capital Management (NLY) is a valuable asset that any type of investor should add to their portfolio. Shareholders will benefit from the high dividend and should have confidence in Annaly Capital Management’s expertise in the industry and mature understanding for the evolving economic conditions.
In this article, I will explain why shareholders should hold this stock at least until the spring of 2013. Interested investors are advised to buy into this stock now. The current political situation and Federal Reserve’s stance are creating a stable environment for steady increases in returns for shareholders of Annaly Capital Management.
Annaly Capital Management’s sales growth decreased by more than 9 percent from the previous year, but sales growth has increased by more than 50 percent from the previous quarter. Its beta is under 0.5, while the PEG ratio is over four. The current price is more than eight times earnings; this is an increase from over seven times earnings in the trailing 12 months.
Annaly’s return on equity has decreased by less than 2 percent over the past three quarters. Net margin has decreased by almost 7 percent over the last three quarters. The debt to equity ratio has improved since the end of 2011 when it was 0.10. Its current ratio has been relatively stable over the past three quarters. Annaly Capital Management’s dividend yield is around 13 percent, this currently equates to an annual rate of $2.20.
Annaly Capital Management’s growth rates over the past five years have been significantly better than the industry average.To continue reading, click here.