What’s Next for Annaly Capital Management Incorporated (NYSE:NLY) After Having More Shares Shorted?

July 18, 2017 - By Michael Collier

 What's Next for Annaly Capital Management Incorporated (NYSE:NLY) After Having More Shares Shorted?

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.87 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.70, from 1.57 in 2016Q3. It dived, 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.
Blackrock Advsr Limited Liability holds 0.01% or 931,743 shares. Moreover, Gateway Invest Advisers Ltd has 0.12% invested in Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY). First Trust Limited Partnership stated it has 0.03% in Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY). Alexandria Capital Ltd Liability Com has 0.01% invested in Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY). The Michigan-based Seizert Capital Prns Limited Liability Company has invested 0.01% in Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY). First Manhattan holds 0% of its portfolio in Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY) for 2,500 shares. Moreover, Ent Financial Services has 0.02% invested in Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY) for 3,062 shares. Davidson And Garrard holds 60,450 shares. Profund Lc stated it has 0.02% in Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY). Assetmark holds 0% of its portfolio in Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY) for 160 shares. Price T Rowe Md reported 0% stake. Trustco Comml Bank N Y holds 0.15% in Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY) or 15,650 shares. 74,512 are owned by Landscape Cap Ltd Limited Liability Company. Moreover, Geneva Advsrs Ltd Com has 0.02% invested in Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY). Investment Centers Of America Incorporated has invested 0.14% in Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY).

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 33.87 million 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 stock has “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank on Monday, August 10. The company was maintained on Sunday, August 16 by Wood. Bank of America upgraded the shares of NLY in report on Friday, October 9 to “Neutral” rating. Deutsche Bank maintained Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY) on Thursday, February 25 with “Hold” rating. As per Thursday, December 15, the company rating was downgraded by Bank of America. 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) earned “Buy” rating by Nomura on Wednesday, August 12. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY) on Wednesday, June 28 with “Hold” rating. The rating was downgraded by Wells Fargo on Friday, January 15 to “Market Perform”. On Tuesday, February 23 the stock rating was upgraded by FBR Capital to “Outperform”.

More notable recent Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Annaly: Is The Dividend Sustainable?” on July 11, 2017, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Annaly Is Getting Ready For A Clobbering” published on July 17, 2017, Businesswire.com published: “Annaly Capital Management, Inc. and Bayview Asset Management, LLC Announce …” on July 10, 2017. More interesting news about Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “I Bought This Fat 8.46% Dividend Yield” published on June 27, 2017 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Annaly Capital And CYS Investments: MBS Pricing For Q2 2017 (Includes Current …” with publication date: June 20, 2017.

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