Annaly Capital Management Inc. [NLY] is -26.98% lower this YTD. Is it still time to buy?


Annaly Capital Management Inc. [NYSE: NLY] traded at a high on 06/17/22, posting a 4.20 gain after which it closed the day’ session at $5.71. The company report on June 9, 2022 that Annaly Capital Management, Inc. Publishes Third Corporate Responsibility Report.

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Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE: NLY) (the “Company” or “Annaly”) announced today the publication of its third corporate responsibility report for the year 2021, titled Taking Stock of Our Impact. The report demonstrates Annaly’s continued focus on setting and measuring progress on environmental, social and governance (“ESG”) goals, as well as its commitment to providing increased disclosure and transparency.

“As outlined in our report, we continue to Take Stock of Our Impact – establishing ESG goals and commitments and tracking our considerable progress as we strive to integrate ESG priorities across our business,” said David Finkelstein, Annaly’s Chief Executive Officer and President. “I am pleased to share all that we have accomplished in 2021, including enhancing the Company’s executive compensation program, expanding our parental leave and fertility benefits and providing additional climate-related disclosures. These and our other ESG milestones have helped create durable value for all of our stakeholders.”.

The results of the trading session contributed to over 61203032 shares changing hands. Over the past one week, the price volatility of Annaly Capital Management Inc. stands at 4.88% while the volatility over the past one month is 2.75%.

The market cap for NLY stock reached $8.55 billion, with 1.46 billion shares outstanding and 1.46 billion shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 31.92M shares, NLY reached a trading volume of 61203032 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.

What do top market gurus say about Annaly Capital Management Inc. [NLY]?

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for NLY shares is $6.53 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on NLY stock is a recommendation set at 2.70. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.

Keefe Bruyette have made an estimate for Annaly Capital Management Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Outperform, with their previous recommendation back on June 09, 2022. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, BofA Securities dropped their target price from $8.75 to $7.25. The new note on the price target was released on February 14, 2022, representing the official price target for Annaly Capital Management Inc. stock.

The Average True Range (ATR) for Annaly Capital Management Inc. is set at 0.20, with the Price to Sales ratio for NLY stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 2.71. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 0.84, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 0.64.

How has NLY stock performed recently?

Annaly Capital Management Inc. [NLY] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -12.56. With this latest performance, NLY shares dropped by -10.22% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -29.16% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -37.05% in the past year of trading.

Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for NLY stock in for the last two-week period is set at 31.92, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 29.37, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 34.23 for Annaly Capital Management Inc. [NLY]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 6.50, while it was recorded at 5.79 for the last single week of trading, and 7.62 for the last 200 days.

Annaly Capital Management Inc. [NLY]: Deeper insight into the fundamentals

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Annaly Capital Management Inc. [NLY] shares currently have an operating margin of +390.22 and a Gross Margin at +96.72. Annaly Capital Management Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +318.42.

Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 17.59, with Return on Assets sitting at 2.89.

Earnings analysis for Annaly Capital Management Inc. [NLY]

The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for NLY. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Annaly Capital Management Inc. go to -4.99%.

Insider trade positions for Annaly Capital Management Inc. [NLY]

There are presently around $3,639 million, or 42.10% of NLY stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of NLY stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 132,287,354, which is approximately 2.852% of the company’s market cap and around 0.30% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 100,086,175 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $571.49 million in NLY stocks shares; and ALLSPRING GLOBAL INVESTMENTS HOLDINGS, LLC, currently with $229.88 million in NLY stock with ownership of nearly 90.532% of the company’s market capitalization.

Positions in Annaly Capital Management Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of April and at the time of the April reporting period, where 377 institutional holders increased their position in Annaly Capital Management Inc. [NYSE:NLY] by around 61,355,920 shares. Additionally, 324 investors decreased positions by around 39,410,917 shares, while 139 investors held positions by with 536,510,449 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 637,277,286 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. NLY stock had 79 new institutional investments in for a total of 6,411,432 shares, while 95 institutional investors sold positions of 10,407,006 shares during the same period.