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Shares of Owens Realty Mor Rank the Highest in Terms of Forward P/E Ratio in the Mortgage REITs Industry (ORM, HASI, CMO, MFA, ACRE)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Mortgage REITs industry with the highest forward price to earnings (P/E) ratios. Forward P/E uses estimated earnings to compare relative value among companies in the same industry. Generally, the lower the forward P/E, the more undervalued a company is believed to be.

Owens Realty Mor ranks highest with a a forward P/E ratio of 14.31. Hannon Armstrong is next with a a forward P/E ratio of 13.86. Capstead Mortgag ranks third highest with a a forward P/E ratio of 13.06.

Mfa Financial follows with a a forward P/E ratio of 10.33, and Ares Commercial rounds out the top five with a a forward P/E ratio of 9.98.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Hannon Armstrong on November 2nd, 2017 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $23.13. Since that call, shares of Hannon Armstrong have fallen 17.3%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

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