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Highest Debt to Asset Ratio in the Mortgage REITs Industry Detected in Shares of New York Mtge (NYMT, CMO, ORC, ANH, AGNC)

By Amy Schwartz

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.

New York Mtge ranks highest with a a debt to asset ratio of 90.55. Capstead Mortgag is next with a a debt to asset ratio of 90.50. Orchid Island Ca ranks third highest with a a debt to asset ratio of 87.83.

Anworth Mortgage follows with a a debt to asset ratio of 87.30, and Agnc Investment rounds out the top five with a a debt to asset ratio of 86.85.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Agnc Investment on October 27th, 2017 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $20.53. Since that call, shares of Agnc Investment have fallen 7.9%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

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Ticker(s): NYMT CMO ORC ANH AGNC