Hatteras Financial Corp. (HTS) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Tuesday
Hatteras Financial Corp. (NYSE:HTS) is scheduled to announce its Q313 earnings results on Tuesday, October 22nd.
Hatteras Financial Corp. (NYSE:HTS) last released its earnings data on Tuesday, July 23rd. The company reported $0.66 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.64 by $0.02. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.91 earnings per share.
Shares of Hatteras Financial Corp. (NYSE:HTS) traded up 0.43% during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $18.80. 1,167,745 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Hatteras Financial Corp. has a 52-week low of $17.44 and a 52-week high of $28.28. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $18.55 and its 200-day moving average is $22.73. The company has a market cap of $1.858 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 5.96.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which is scheduled for Friday, October 25th. Investors of record on Monday, September 30th will be paid a dividend of $0.55 per share. This represents a $2.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 11.75%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 26th.
A number of analysts have recently weighed in on HTS shares. Analysts at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods upgraded shares of Hatteras Financial Corp. from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note to investors on Thursday, October 3rd. On the ratings front, analysts at Morgan Stanley downgraded shares of Hatteras Financial Corp. from an “equal weight” rating to an “underweight” rating in a research note to investors on Wednesday, October 2nd. Finally, analysts at MLV Capital initiated coverage on shares of Hatteras Financial Corp. in a research note to investors on Tuesday, September 17th. They set a “buy” rating and a $21.00 price target on the stock. Four analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have given a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Hatteras Financial Corp. presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $23.28.
Hatteras Financial Corp. is an externally managed mortgage real estate investment trust (NYSE:HTS) that invests primarily in single-family residential mortgage pass-through securities guaranteed or issued by the United States Government agency (such as the Government National Mortgage Association (Ginnie Mae)), or by the United States Government-sponsored entity (such as the Federal National Mortgage Association, (Fannie Mae)), and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, (Freddie Mac)).
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