Finder is committed to editorial independence. While we receive compensation when you click links to partners, they do not influence our content.

How to buy Chimera Investment Corporation stock

Own Chimera Investment Corporation stock in just a few minutes.

Chimera Investment Corporation is a reit-mortgage business based in the US. Chimera Investment Corporation shares (CIM) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Chimera Investment Corporation employs 41 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

How to buy shares in Chimera Investment Corporation

  1. Compare share trading platforms. Use our comparison table to help you find a platform that fits you.
  2. Open your brokerage account. Complete an application with your details.
  3. Confirm your payment details. Fund your account.
  4. Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – CIM – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
  5. Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
  6. Check in on your investment. Optimize your portfolio by tracking your stock.

Chimera Investment Corporation share price

Use our graph to track the performance of CIM stocks over time.

Chimera Investment Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-30.
52-week range$6.56 - $13.09
50-day moving average $12.74
200-day moving average $10.91
Wall St. target price$12.06
PE ratio 185.7143
Dividend yield $1.4 (10.79%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.07

Buy Chimera Investment Corporation shares from these brokerages

Compare special offers, low fees and a wide range of types of investments among top trading platforms.
Name Product Stock trade fee Asset types Option trade fee Annual fee Signup bonus
Sofi Invest
$0
Stocks, ETFs, Cryptocurrency
N/A
0%
A free way to invest in stocks, ETFs and crypto.
Robinhood
$0
Stocks, Options, ETFs
$0
0%
Free stock (chosen randomly with a value anywhere between $2.50 and $200)
Sign up using the "go to site" link
Make unlimited commission-free trades in stocks, funds, and options with Robinhood Financial.
Interactive Brokers
$0
Stocks, Bonds, Options, Mutual funds, ETFs, Currencies
$0 + $0.65/contract, $1 minimum
0%
N/A
IBKR Lite offers $0 commissions, and IBKR Pro offers advanced tools for professional traders.
Webull
$0
Stocks, Options, ETFs
$0
0%
Get one free stock valued between $2.50 and $250 when you open an account, one more with a deposit
Open an account
Margin financing rates start at 3.99%. No monthly subscription fees for margin.
Public
$0
Stocks, ETFs
N/A
$0 per month
N/A
loading

Compare up to 4 providers

*Signup bonus information updated weekly.

The value of any investment can go up or down depending on news, trends and market conditions. We are not investment advisers, so do your own due diligence to understand the risks before you invest.

Is it a good time to buy Chimera Investment Corporation stock?

The technical analysis gauge below displays real-time ratings for the timeframes you select. This is not a recommendation, however. It represents a technical analysis based on the most popular technical indicators: Moving Averages, Oscillators and Pivots. Finder might not concur and takes no responsibility.

This chart is not advice or a guarantee of success. Rather, it gauges the real-time recommendations of three popular technical indicators: moving averages, oscillators and pivots. Finder is not responsible for how your stock performs.

Is Chimera Investment Corporation under- or over-valued?

Valuing Chimera Investment Corporation stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Chimera Investment Corporation's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Chimera Investment Corporation's P/E ratio

Chimera Investment Corporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 186x. In other words, Chimera Investment Corporation shares trade at around 186x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

Chimera Investment Corporation financials

Revenue TTM $730.1 million
Operating margin TTM 85.26%
Gross profit TTM $692.6 million
Return on assets TTM 0.4%
Return on equity TTM 2.3%
Profit margin 12.17%
Book value $16.39
Market capitalisation $3 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Chimera Investment Corporation shares

There are currently 4.4 million Chimera Investment Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as Chimera Investment Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 7.2% up from 4.1 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Chimera Investment Corporation shares can be evaluated.

Chimera Investment Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Chimera Investment Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Chimera Investment Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Chimera Investment Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 2.0 million). Chimera Investment Corporation's SIR currently stands at 2.14. In other words for every 100,000 Chimera Investment Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2140 shares are currently held short.

However Chimera Investment Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Chimera Investment Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable Chimera Investment Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Chimera Investment Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Chimera Investment Corporation shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.0191% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Chimera Investment Corporation shares, roughly 19 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Chimera Investment Corporation.

Find out more about how you can short Chimera Investment Corporation stock.

Chimera Investment Corporation share dividends

79%

Dividend payout ratio: 79.47% of net profits

Recently Chimera Investment Corporation has paid out, on average, around 79.47% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 9.24% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Chimera Investment Corporation shareholders could enjoy a 9.24% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Chimera Investment Corporation's case, that would currently equate to about $1.4 per share.

Chimera Investment Corporation's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.

Chimera Investment Corporation's most recent dividend payout was on 29 April 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 29 March 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Chimera Investment Corporation's shares ever split?

Chimera Investment Corporation's shares were split on a 1:5 basis on 6 April 2015. So if you had owned 5 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Chimera Investment Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 400% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Chimera Investment Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted Chimera Investment Corporation's share price.

Chimera Investment Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Chimera Investment Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $6.558 up to $13.09. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

CIM.US volatility(beta: 1.04)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Chimera Investment Corporation's is 1.0403. This would suggest that Chimera Investment Corporation's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Chimera Investment Corporation overview

Chimera Investment Corporation operates as a real estate investment trust (REIT) in the United States. The company, through its subsidiaries, invests in a portfolio of mortgage assets, including residential mortgage loans, agency and non-agency residential mortgage-backed securities, agency mortgage-backed securities secured by pools of commercial mortgage loans, and other real estate related securities. It has elected to be taxed as a REIT and would not be subject to federal corporate income taxes if it distributes at least 90% of its taxable income to its shareholders. The company was incorporated in 2007 and is headquartered in New York, New York. .

Frequently asked questions

More guides on Finder

Ask an Expert

You are about to post a question on finder.com:

  • Do not enter personal information (eg. surname, phone number, bank details) as your question will be made public
  • finder.com is a financial comparison and information service, not a bank or product provider
  • We cannot provide you with personal advice or recommendations
  • Your answer might already be waiting – check previous questions below to see if yours has already been asked

Finder.com provides guides and information on a range of products and services. Because our content is not financial advice, we suggest talking with a professional before you make any decision.

By submitting your comment or question, you agree to our Privacy and Cookies Policy and finder.com Terms of Use.

Questions and responses on finder.com are not provided, paid for or otherwise endorsed by any bank or brand. These banks and brands are not responsible for ensuring that comments are answered or accurate.
Go to site