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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for NLY. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 12, implying potential capital gains of 0.59 percent. The minimum price target given 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. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 1.72 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 1.3 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0.43 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 2 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 2 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of NLY's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -54.3 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, 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, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers 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 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.