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Mortgage REITs take out new lows post-jobs report

  • Sharply higher interest rates has a number of mREITs (REM -2.4%) hitting new 52-week lows. Most of the stocks were already on the defensive over the past few sessions following near-universally disappointing Q3 results.
  • Annaly (NLY -3.3%), American Capital (AGNC -2.9%), (MTGE -2.5%), Armour (ARR -3.7%), Invesco (IVR -3%), CYS Investments (CYS -5.3%), Hatteras (HTS -3%).
  • Other related ETFs: MORT, MORL.
  • Earlier: Big beat on jobs number sends Treasury prices south.
Comments (7)
  • hummerh25
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    Look for the $3.50 to $3.75 range. Dividend is not helping.
    8 Nov 2013, 10:50 AM Reply Like
  • Cavalaw
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    What Reit are you referring to?
    8 Nov 2013, 11:51 AM Reply Like
  • fayrweather
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    so…… .rates go up, less people buy homes, more people rent….. I'm not tracking on how higher rates damage REITs. Buy on price drops is what I'm saying, especially MORL.
    8 Nov 2013, 12:06 PM Reply Like
  • stevewojo
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    Interest rates and bond value move in opposite ditections, therefore, rates up, bond value down, BV down, stock price down.
    8 Nov 2013, 01:22 PM Reply Like
  • William Packer
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    yeah but AGNC's 15 yr paper isn't down much at all.. look at 3.5 15.. only down 7 ticks.. AGNC got this one right going away from the 30 yr.. 30 yr is getting blown up. They should have gone 100% 15 yr paper.
    8 Nov 2013, 02:06 PM Reply Like
  • stockbeater
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    90% of profits must be paid out or Reits must pay taxes.
    8 Nov 2013, 02:58 PM Reply Like
  • hummerh25
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    Sorry, should have said ARR. I guess if price keeps dropping dividend will look better. I'm standing aside do not trust it if the 10 year bond makes another move up. Last time I was in lucked out
    and sold at $7.14 a share.
    8 Nov 2013, 05:22 PM Reply Like
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