Analyst Ratings for Annaly Capital Management Inc. (NLY)

Updated: 2017-07-29

Annaly Capital Management Inc. (NYSE:NLY) was awarded an average rating of Hold from investment analysts following the stock. Last month, NLY received an average rating of Hold.

Of the 8 analysts covering the stock, 0 gave it a buy rating, 0 issued an overweight rating, 7 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 1 issued a sell rating. Today, there are 0 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Over the same time period, there has been an decrease of 1 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for NLY. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 12, implying a possible profit of 0.59 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 10, implying a possible loss of -16.18 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 3.45 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 1.72 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 1.3 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0.43 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 2 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 2 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of NLY's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -54.3 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of NLY is -0.09.

In the trailing 52-weeks, NLY hit 12.73 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 9.83. Currently the stock is 21.36 percent higher than its low, and 6.28 percent below the high. NLY has a price/earnings ratio of 4.62. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The NLY value stock report compares NLY to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of NLY is $12.87 billion. NLY's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.