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Annaly Capital Management, Inc (NLY) is a leading reit-mortgage business based in the US. It opened the day at $8.71 after a previous close of $8.65. During the day the price has varied from a low of $8.57 to a high of $8.71. The latest price was $8.605 (25 minute delay). Annaly Capital Management is listed on the NYSE and employs 180 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

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Annaly Capital Management share price

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Annaly Capital Management shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-03-11.
Previous close$8.65
Change $-0.045
Change % -0.5202%
Volume 5,000,203
Information last updated 2021-04-23.
52-week range$4.889 - $8.9
50-day moving average $8.7276
200-day moving average $8.1749
Wall St. target price$9.13
Dividend yield $0.91 (10.34%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-3.442
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Is it a good time to buy Annaly Capital Management stock?

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Annaly Capital Management price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $8.605

1 month (2021-04-19) -2.22%
3 months (2021-02-19) 3.18%
6 months (2020-11-18) 7.97%
1 year (2020-05-18) 38.79%
2 years (2019-05-17) -8.07%
3 years (2018-05-18) -17.26%
5 years (2016-05-18) -20.03%


Revenue TTM $1.2 billion
Operating margin TTM 83.12%
Gross profit TTM $1.2 billion
Return on assets TTM -0.81%
Return on equity TTM -5.97%
Profit margin -73.29%
Book value $8.92
Market capitalisation $12.3 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

How to short and sell Annaly Capital Management shares

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There are currently 17.2 million Annaly Capital Management shares held short by investors – that's known as the "short interest". This figure is 5.4% up from 16.4 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Annaly Capital Management shares can be evaluated.

Short interest ratio (SIR)

Annaly Capital Management's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Annaly Capital Management shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Annaly Capital Management shares traded daily (recently around 15.5 million). Annaly Capital Management's SIR currently stands at 1.11. In other words for every 100,000 Annaly Capital Management shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1110 shares are currently held short.

However Annaly Capital Management's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Annaly Capital Management shares, or, against the total number of tradable Annaly Capital Management shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Annaly Capital Management's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Annaly Capital Management shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0124% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Annaly Capital Management shares, roughly 12 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 Annaly Capital Management.

Find out more about how you can short Annaly Capital Management stock.

Environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Annaly Capital Management.

Total ESG risk score

Annaly Capital Management's total ESG risk: 24.43

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Annaly Capital Management's overall score of 24.43 (as at 12/31/2018) is pretty good – landing it in it in the 21st percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Annaly Capital Management is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

Environmental score

Annaly Capital Management's environmental score: 7.69/100

Annaly Capital Management's environmental score of 7.69 puts it squarely in the 8th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Annaly Capital Management is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Social score

Annaly Capital Management's social score: 11.56/100

Annaly Capital Management's social score of 11.56 puts it squarely in the 8th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Annaly Capital Management is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Governance score

Annaly Capital Management's governance score: 11.18/100

Annaly Capital Management's governance score puts it squarely in the 8th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Annaly Capital Management is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

Annaly Capital Management, Inc was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 24.43
Total ESG percentile 21.38
Environmental score 7.69
Environmental score percentile 8
Social score 11.56
Social score percentile 8
Governance score 11.18
Governance score percentile 8

Annaly Capital Management share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 80% of net profits

Recently Annaly Capital Management has paid out, on average, around 80% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 10.05% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), shareholders could enjoy a 10.05% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Annaly Capital Management's case, that would currently equate to about $0.91 per share.

Annaly Capital Management'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.

Annaly Capital Management'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").

Share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Annaly Capital Management's shares have ranged in value from as little as $4.889 up to $8.9. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

NLY.US volatility(beta: 1.3)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 Annaly Capital Management's is 1.2973. This would suggest that Annaly Capital Management's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

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