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Capstead Mortgage has the Highest Debt to Asset Ratio in the Mortgage REITs Industry (CMO, ANH, NYMT, AGNC, ARR)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Mortgage REITs industry with the highest debt to asset ratios. The Debt/Asset ratio shows the proportion of a company's assets that are financed through debt. If the ratio is greater than one, most of the company's assets are financed through debt.

Capstead Mortgage ranks highest with a a debt to asset ratio of 90.18. Anworth Mortgage Asset is next with a a debt to asset ratio of 86.68. New York Mortgage Trust ranks third highest with a a debt to asset ratio of 86.32.

American Capital Agency follows with a a debt to asset ratio of 86.13, and Armour Residential REIT rounds out the top five with a a debt to asset ratio of 85.46.

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