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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for NLY. The highest price target was 12, which equates to a potential upside of 0.59 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 10, implying potential capital losses of -16.18 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 3.45 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes 1.72 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 1.3 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0.43 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 2 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 2 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 2 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of NLY to grow at a rate of -54.3 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. 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. Today's price is 21.36 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 6.28 percent. NLY has a P/E 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.