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Anworth Mortgage Asset Corp. (NYSE:ANH) released its earnings data on Tuesday. The company reported $0.09 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.08 by $0.01, Stock Ratings Network.com reports. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.15 earnings per share.

Shares of Anworth Mortgage Asset Corp. (NYSE:ANH) traded down 0.74% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $5.40. The stock had a trading volume of 3,143,300 shares. Anworth Mortgage Asset Corp. has a 52-week low of $4.02 and a 52-week high of $6.32. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $5.23 and its 200-day moving average is $4.77. The company has a market cap of $737.3 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 11.12.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which is scheduled for Tuesday, April 29th. Stockholders of record on Monday, March 31st will be given a dividend of $0.14 per share. This represents a $0.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 10.37%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 27th. This is a boost from Anworth Mortgage Asset Corp.’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.08.

Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Compass Point downgraded shares of Anworth Mortgage Asset Corp. from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Monday, March 24th. Analysts at FBR Capital Markets raised their price target on shares of Anworth Mortgage Asset Corp. from $4.75 to $5.25 in a research note on Monday, March 10th. They now have a “market perform” rating on the stock. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the stock. Anworth Mortgage Asset Corp. has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $5.43.

Anworth Mortgage Asset Corporation (NYSE:ANH) is a real estate investment trust (REIT).

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