Arlington Capital Management Inc. lowered its position in shares of Annaly Capital Management Inc (NYSE:NLY) by 19.0% during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 87,984 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 20,593 shares during the period. Annaly Capital Management comprises 0.4% of Arlington Capital Management Inc.’s holdings, making the stock its 23rd largest position. Arlington Capital Management Inc.’s holdings in Annaly Capital Management were worth $1,060,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Several other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Sheets Smith Wealth Management boosted its stake in shares of Annaly Capital Management by 0.6% in the second quarter. Sheets Smith Wealth Management now owns 11,119 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $134,000 after buying an additional 67 shares during the last quarter. Fisher Asset Management LLC boosted its stake in shares of Annaly Capital Management by 0.8% in the first quarter. Fisher Asset Management LLC now owns 10,315 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $115,000 after buying an additional 85 shares during the last quarter. Brown Advisory Securities LLC boosted its stake in shares of Annaly Capital Management by 1.3% in the first quarter. Brown Advisory Securities LLC now owns 11,171 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $125,000 after buying an additional 144 shares during the last quarter. Laurel Wealth Advisors Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Annaly Capital Management by 1.1% in the first quarter. Laurel Wealth Advisors Inc. now owns 16,316 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $181,000 after buying an additional 173 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Capstone Asset Management Co. boosted its stake in shares of Annaly Capital Management by 1.2% in the second quarter. Capstone Asset Management Co. now owns 24,126 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $291,000 after buying an additional 280 shares during the last quarter. 51.87% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

Annaly Capital Management Inc (NYSE:NLY) traded up 0.89% on Thursday, hitting $12.45. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,263,627 shares. Annaly Capital Management Inc has a 1-year low of $9.83 and a 1-year high of $12.73. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $12.15 and a 200-day moving average price of $11.66. The company has a market capitalization of $13.55 billion, a P/E ratio of 4.30 and a beta of 0.28.

Annaly Capital Management (NYSE:NLY) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, August 2nd. The real estate investment trust reported $0.30 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.30. Annaly Capital Management had a net margin of 121.84% and a return on equity of 11.33%. The firm had revenue of $315.15 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $424.18 million. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.29 EPS. On average, equities analysts forecast that Annaly Capital Management Inc will post $1.20 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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NLY has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research raised Annaly Capital Management from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 5th. BidaskClub raised Annaly Capital Management from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 12th. Finally, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reissued a “hold” rating and set a $11.25 target price on shares of Annaly Capital Management in a report on Friday, June 30th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating, two have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $11.41.

In other news, Director Francine J. Bovich acquired 13,500 shares of Annaly Capital Management stock in a transaction dated Thursday, August 17th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $12.29 per share, with a total value of $165,915.00. Following the purchase, the director now owns 13,500 shares in the company, valued at approximately $165,915. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, Director Donnell Segalas acquired 17,700 shares of Annaly Capital Management stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 8th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $12.14 per share, for a total transaction of $214,878.00. Following the completion of the purchase, the director now owns 84,150 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,021,581. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Over the last ninety days, insiders bought 39,200 shares of company stock worth $477,513. Insiders own 0.43% of the company’s stock.

Annaly Capital Management Company Profile

Annaly Capital Management, Inc is a mortgage real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company owns a portfolio of real estate related investments. Its investment groups primarily consist of Agency, which invests primarily in various types of Agency mortgage-backed securities and related derivatives to hedge these investments; Residential credit, which invests primarily in non-Agency mortgage-backed assets within securitized products and residential mortgage loan markets; Commercial real estate, which originates and invests in commercial mortgage loans, securities, and other commercial real estate investments, and Middle market, which provides customized debt financing to middle-market businesses.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Annaly Capital Management (NYSE:NLY)

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