Momentum Stocks Try To Beat Analysts’ Views: Annaly Capital Management (NYSE:NLY)

Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY) under comprehensive financial analysis presented as an active mover. Shares inched up 0.46% to trade at $11.00 in recent trading session. The firm has floated short ration of 1.95%, hold to candle to sentiment indicator of Short Ratio, which was 3.00.

Limelight under Ratio Analysis

The firm price to earnings ratio calculated as 9.05. The co stands at price to sale ratio of 4.94 that signifies the value placed on each dollar of a firm’s sales or incomes; it is most relevant ratio to compare companies in similar sector. It has price to book ratio of 0.99, which gauges the market price of a share over its book value.

Analysts Rating

Lets us look over what analysts have to say about performance of the NLY.  EPS is usually the indicator of profitability for the company. According to WSJ analysis, the Q4 2016 current estimates trends were for $0.30 as compared to the next year Q1 current trend of $0.29. While on annual basis the current EPS estimates trend for FY 2017 came in for $1.13 as compared to three months ago $1.12.

The stock prices target chart showed high target of 11 kept by analysts at WSJ while the average price target was for 10.28 as compared to current price of 11. Somehow, the stock managed to gain BUY ratings by 1 analyst in current tenure as 2 analysts having overweight ratings, 8 recommend as HOLD, 1 stands at Underweight and 1 gave it as a SELL security for current period. Overall, the consensus ratings were for Hold by the pool of analysts.

Profitability Analysis

Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY) need to consider for profitability analysis, the firm has profit margin of positive 59.60% to find consistent trends in a firm’s earnings. Gross profit margin and operating profit margin calculated as 71.00%. NLY has returns on investment of 1.70%. The returns on assets were 1.60% that gives an idea about how efficient management is at using its assets to generate earnings. It has returns on equity of 12.10%, which is measuring profitability by disclosing how much profit generates by NLY with the shareholders’ money.

The firm attains analyst recommendation of 3.20 on scale of 1-5. The co has price volatility of 1.36% for a week and 1.36% for a month. Narrow down focus to firm performance, its weekly performance was 0.27% and monthly performance was 4.76%. The stock price of NLY is moving up from its 20 days moving average with 0.78% and isolated positively from 50 days moving average with 4.37%. In addition, Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY) has debt to equity ratio of 6.43, sometimes it remain same with long term debt to equity ratio.

 

About Richard Avery

He is a capital projects manager and process design engineer at a large-cap company. He has renowned MBA degree. Before joining SWR, he was a freelance writer for renounce tech websites. He is currently studying for CFP exam. Interests: Tech stocks, Economic Markets, Blue-chips.

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