Anworth Mortgage Asset Corp

  • The Dividend Farm

    By Chris Hodge - December 5, 2012 | Tickers: ANH, BFR, CMO, MFA, TNH

    Dividends come in a lot of different forms, but REITs and other kinds of trusts are some of the best ways to supercharge your income from stocks. One of my favorite inventions of all time is the DRIP (dividend reinvestment plan), because it allows your dividends to automatically purchase more shares and literally build your wealth for you.

    Now, I would never suggest you fill your entire portfolio with REITs more »

  • Dividend Watch: The Problem with Mortgage REITs

    By Reuben Brewer - November 21, 2012 | Tickers: NLY, ANH, CIM

    One niche area of the real estate investment trust (REIT) space that has been getting particular attention of late is mortgage REITs. The impressive yields these companies offer are the clear reason for this focus, as it is hard to find 10% yields anywhere else in the market. That said, these companies have a habit of cutting their dividends. This is not the type of investment that you want to more »

  • This mREIT is the Best Investment for QE3

    By Meena Krishnamsetty - September 19, 2012 | Tickers: AGNC, NLY, ANH, CMO, HTS

    Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last few days, you’re probably aware of Ben Bernanke’s newest plan to stimulate the economy, via purchases of mortgage-backed securities. Okay, to call the plan new isn’t really fair, as its name QE3 would suggest, but it is slightly different nonetheless, with the Federal Reserve Chairman squarely declaring his commitment to an open-ended policy until significant improvements more »

  • Ben Bernanke's Gift of High Yield, No Debt Stocks

    By Jonathan Yates - August 22, 2012 | Tickers: ANH, CYS, GS, IVR, PMT

    When Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke strides to the podium at Jackson Hole in late August to speak, the entire mortgage investment industry should rise up and cheer. 

    The stock holders for companies in this sector such Ellington Financial LLC, Invesco Mortgage Capital (NYSE: IVR), Anworth Mortgage Asset (NYSE: ANH), PennyMac Mortgage Investment (NYSE: PMT), and CYS Investments (NYSE: CYS) should all join in the standing ovation.  Due to Bernanke more »

  • This mREIT is a Cut Above the Rest

    By Soroush Pour - June 14, 2012 | Tickers: AGNC, NLY, ANH, CMO, HTS

    In the midst of a westernized version of Japan’s ‘lost decade,’ in which stagnant growth has plagued the U.S. economy despite the Fed’s rock-bottom interest rate policy, investors are desperate for an asset that provides abnormal yet consistent returns.  Mortgage Real Estate Investment Trusts, which invest in residential real estate and give 90 percent of their profits to investors, have historically proven to be reliable investments.

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