WINTON GROUP Ltd Buys New Stake in Annaly Capital Management Inc (NLY)

WINTON GROUP Ltd bought a new stake in shares of Annaly Capital Management Inc (NYSE:NLY) in the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor bought 73,741 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock, valued at approximately $899,000.

Several other large investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Wells Fargo & Company MN lifted its position in shares of Annaly Capital Management by 8.3% during the 3rd quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 14,415,212 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $175,723,000 after acquiring an additional 1,100,640 shares during the period. Amalgamated Bank lifted its position in shares of Annaly Capital Management by 7.4% during the 3rd quarter. Amalgamated Bank now owns 106,460 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $1,298,000 after acquiring an additional 7,363 shares during the period. Twin Capital Management Inc. lifted its position in shares of Annaly Capital Management by 36.0% during the 3rd quarter. Twin Capital Management Inc. now owns 177,810 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $2,168,000 after acquiring an additional 47,050 shares during the period. Destination Wealth Management bought a new stake in shares of Annaly Capital Management during the 3rd quarter valued at $163,000. Finally, Evanston Investments Inc. dba Evanston Advisors lifted its position in shares of Annaly Capital Management by 30.6% during the 3rd quarter. Evanston Investments Inc. dba Evanston Advisors now owns 42,631 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $520,000 after acquiring an additional 10,000 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 54.45% of the company’s stock.

Annaly Capital Management Inc (NYSE:NLY) traded down $0.02 during trading on Wednesday, hitting $11.97. The stock had a trading volume of 8,242,600 shares, compared to its average volume of 8,507,577. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.27, a current ratio of 0.03 and a quick ratio of 0.03. Annaly Capital Management Inc has a 12 month low of $9.83 and a 12 month high of $12.73. The firm has a market cap of $13,902.92, a PE ratio of 9.91, a P/E/G ratio of 2.29 and a beta of 0.22.

Annaly Capital Management (NYSE:NLY) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 1st. The real estate investment trust reported $0.30 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.29 by $0.01. Annaly Capital Management had a return on equity of 11.59% and a net margin of 104.56%. The company had revenue of $353.61 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $361.67 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.29 EPS. Annaly Capital Management’s revenue was up 12.2% on a year-over-year basis. research analysts anticipate that Annaly Capital Management Inc will post 1.2 earnings per share for the current year.

In other Annaly Capital Management news, CFO Glenn Votek purchased 25,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, December 1st. The stock was bought at an average price of $11.73 per share, with a total value of $293,250.00. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. Also, Director Donnell Segalas purchased 9,800 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, November 10th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $11.34 per share, with a total value of $111,132.00. Following the acquisition, the director now directly owns 102,450 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,161,783. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Insiders have bought a total of 334,800 shares of company stock valued at $3,740,382 in the last three months. 0.43% of the stock is owned by insiders.

NLY has been the subject of a number of recent analyst reports. ValuEngine downgraded Annaly Capital Management from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, October 26th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Annaly Capital Management from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $14.00 target price for the company in a research report on Friday, October 6th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating, three have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $11.77.

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About Annaly Capital Management

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.

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