Annaly Capital Management Incorporated (NYSE:NLY) Shorted Shares Increased By 5.11%

July 18, 2017 - By reb123z

 Annaly Capital Management Incorporated (NYSE:NLY) Shorted Shares Increased By 5.11%

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.87 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.70, from 1.57 in 2016Q3. It turned negative, as 53 investors sold Annaly Capital Management, Inc. shares while 176 reduced holdings. 67 funds opened positions while 132 raised stakes. 513.53 million shares or 4.43% less from 537.32 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.
Stephens Ar, a Arkansas-based fund reported 152,612 shares. 39,894 were reported by Salem Counselors. Moreover, Bb&T has 0.01% invested in Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY). Cap Investment Advsr Ltd Liability accumulated 201,031 shares. 1.45M were accumulated by Aqr Capital Management Limited Liability Company. Brave Asset Mngmt holds 1.11% of its portfolio in Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY) for 174,430 shares. Tdam Usa Inc, a Ontario – Canada-based fund reported 12,500 shares. Raymond James Na accumulated 20,960 shares. Twin Inc accumulated 60,040 shares. 29,161 are held by Metropolitan Life Insurance Ny. First Heartland Consultants Inc holds 0.09% of its portfolio in Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY) for 29,927 shares. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Sys owns 1.60 million shares for 0.05% of their portfolio. Buckhead Capital Mgmt has 642,180 shares. West Chester Capital Advsrs reported 51,230 shares stake. Toronto Dominion Commercial Bank owns 8,627 shares.

The stock of Annaly Capital Management Incorporated (NYSE:NLY) registered an increase of 5.11% in short interest. NLY’s total short interest was 35.60 million shares in July as published by FINRA. Its up 5.11% from 33.87M shares, reported previously. With 6.69M shares average volume, it will take short sellers 5 days to cover their NLY’s short positions. The short interest to Annaly Capital Management Incorporated’s float is 3.51%.

About 949,380 shares traded. Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY) has risen 6.73% since July 18, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 9.97% the S&P500.

Annaly Capital Management, Inc. is a mortgage real estate investment trust . The company has market cap of $12.42 billion. The Firm owns a portfolio of real estate related investments. It has a 4.75 P/E ratio. The Company’s 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.

Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY) Ratings Coverage

Among 10 analysts covering Annaly Capital Management Inc (NYSE:NLY), 1 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 10% are positive. Annaly Capital Management Inc had 22 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was upgraded on Friday, October 9 by FBR Capital. As per Friday, August 12, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank. The stock of Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY) earned “Hold” rating by Wood on Friday, April 7. The stock of Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY) has “Market Perform” rating given on Friday, January 15 by Wells Fargo. On Friday, October 9 the stock rating was upgraded by Bank of America to “Neutral”. The rating was downgraded by Compass Point on Monday, March 14 to “Neutral”. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank on Monday, August 10 with “Hold”. The stock has “Outperform” rating by FBR Capital on Tuesday, February 23. Compass Point upgraded Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY) on Thursday, August 13 to “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank on Thursday, February 25 with “Hold”.

More notable recent Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Annaly: We Just Got Diluted” on July 18, 2017, also Businesswire.com with their article: “Annaly Capital Management, Inc. and Bayview Asset Management, LLC Announce …” published on July 10, 2017, Seekingalpha.com published: “Annaly Capital Management: Two Ways Investors Could React To Reality” on June 19, 2017. More interesting news about Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Annaly: Is The Dividend Sustainable?” published on July 11, 2017 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “One Photo To Sum Up Annaly Capital Management” with publication date: June 29, 2017.

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