Insider Buying: Arlington Asset Investment Corp (AI) CFO Acquires 1,500 Shares of Stock

Arlington Asset Investment Corp (NYSE:AI) CFO Richard Ernst Konzmann bought 1,500 shares of Arlington Asset Investment stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, February 9th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $10.65 per share, for a total transaction of $15,975.00. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink.

Arlington Asset Investment Corp (NYSE AI) traded up $0.21 during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $10.89. 621,518 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 606,013. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.19, a quick ratio of 0.05 and a current ratio of 0.05. Arlington Asset Investment Corp has a 52 week low of $9.90 and a 52 week high of $15.24. The company has a market cap of $306.45, a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.78 and a beta of 0.83.

Arlington Asset Investment (NYSE:AI) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, February 6th. The financial services provider reported $0.58 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.20 by $0.38. Arlington Asset Investment had a net margin of 14.42% and a return on equity of 4.71%. The company had revenue of $15.66 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $18.14 million. equities analysts predict that Arlington Asset Investment Corp will post 1.47 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, January 31st. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 29th were issued a $0.55 dividend. This represents a $2.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 20.20%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, December 28th. Arlington Asset Investment’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 379.31%.

Several equities analysts recently commented on the stock. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Arlington Asset Investment from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 25th. ValuEngine raised shares of Arlington Asset Investment from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, January 3rd. FBR & Co reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $13.00 target price on shares of Arlington Asset Investment in a report on Friday, October 27th. Finally, B. Riley reduced their target price on shares of Arlington Asset Investment from $13.00 to $12.00 and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a report on Thursday, February 8th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating, two have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $13.45.

A number of institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in AI. Advisor Group Inc. grew its holdings in Arlington Asset Investment by 39.4% in the 2nd quarter. Advisor Group Inc. now owns 8,764 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $121,000 after acquiring an additional 2,475 shares during the last quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC bought a new stake in Arlington Asset Investment in the 3rd quarter worth $127,000. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. grew its holdings in Arlington Asset Investment by 149.6% in the 2nd quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 10,534 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $142,000 after acquiring an additional 6,314 shares during the last quarter. Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership bought a new stake in Arlington Asset Investment in the 4th quarter worth $143,000. Finally, Assetmark Inc. bought a new stake in Arlington Asset Investment in the 4th quarter worth $168,000. 39.62% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

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About Arlington Asset Investment

Arlington Asset Investment Corp. is an investment company. The Company focuses on acquiring and holding a levered portfolio of residential mortgage-backed securities (MBS), consisting of agency MBS and private-label MBS. Agency MBS include residential mortgage pass-through certificates for which the principal and interest payments are guaranteed by a United States Government agency or government-sponsored enterprise (GSE), such as the Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae) and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac).

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