Potential Investment: A Long-Term Look at Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NLY)

Fallon Katherine Beirne, Director, added 2,780 shares of Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NLY) to its portfolio at the rate of $8.97 per share valuing $24,936 on Jun 07. The insider has now 15,638 shares of the company to its portfolio. Before making a move on any particular stock, readers often pay close attention to support and resistance markers. The last reported price for shares of Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NLY) was $9.21. Currently, the 1st Resistance Point for this stock is $9.32, with a 2nd Resistance Point sitting at $9.42. Meanwhile, this company’s stock has a 1st Support Level at $9.16 and a 2nd Support Level at $9.10. Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NLY) stock has lost -$0.14, or -1.50%, in the past five days. In the last full month, these shares have lost -$0.03, or -0.32%. In the past three months, this stock’s price has fallen by -$0.33, or -3.46%. This year-to-date, Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NLY) shares have lost -$0.61, or -6.21%.

Analyzing price projection indicators is a helpful way to determine whether a potential stock buy is a wise choice for profits in the short term, medium term, and long term. For Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NLY) stock, 50% of short-term indicators suggest that these shares are a “ Hold .” Meanwhile, 100% of medium-term indicators point to this stock being a “ Sell .”

With 1,456,263 K shares outstanding, this company currently has a market capitalization of $13,572,370K. Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NLY) generates $2,280 M in annual sales, amounting to annual net income of $54,410 K. This stock has generated a 1-Year Total Return of -12.20%, a 3-Year Total Return of -15.81%, and a 5-year Total Return of -21.75%. This stock’s 5-Year Dividend Growth is -20.00%, with its most recent dividend valued at $0.250 per share on 06/27/19. Its Annual Dividend Yield is 12.88%, and its Annual Dividend Rate is 1.20.

In the most recently-reported fiscal quarter, which ended in Mar-19, Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NLY) reported earnings of $0.29 per share. Wall Street analysts, on average, were expecting the company to report earnings of $0.29 per share, representing a 0 difference and 1.53% surprise. In the previous quarter ending in Dec-18, the reported earnings of $0.29 represented a 0 difference from the consensus estimate calling for $0.29 per share, which was a 0.24% surprise.

For the current fiscal quarter, which is set to end in 09/2019, the average earnings estimate is $0.25 per share. This estimate came from a total of 2 Wall Street Analysts. Of those market experts, the high estimate was $0.25 and the low estimate was $0.25. In the year-ago quarter, Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NLY) generated per-share earnings of $0.30. If the analysts are correct about the current quarter’s earnings, the growth will be -16.67% .

Turning our focus now to insider trading activity, there have been 6 purchases (118,496 shares in total) and 1 sale (5,525 shares in total) in the last 3 months. In the last 6 months, there have been 9 insider buys amounting to 568,496 shares and 1 insider sales amounting to 5,525 shares. In the past full year, 10 insider purchases were made (involving 574,021 shares) and 1 insider sell-offs equivalent to 5,525 shares.

Looking at this company’s capital structure, its Total Debt to Total Equity is 631.78, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 86.33, and its Total Debt to Total Assets is now 84.28. Looking even further ahead into the future, its Long-Term Debt to Equity is 69.24 and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 8.27.