Anworth Mortgage (ANH) paid 338.8% of its earnings as dividends in 2016 compared to 102.1% in 1Q17.
American Capital Agency (AGNC) paid 134.5% of its earnings as dividends in 2016 compared to 257.1% in 1Q17.
In this series, we’ll analyze how the top ten dividend-yielding REITs have performed in comparison to the S&P 500.
On July 24, Dominion’s implied volatility was 15%—close to its 15-day average implied volatility. Higher implied volatility represents investors’ anxiety.
Currently, Dominion Energy (D) stock is trading at a 1% discount and a 1% premium to its 50-day and 200-day moving averages, respectively.
Duke Energy’s RSI (relative strength index) currently stands at 56.
On July 21, 2017, Verizon was trading 5.9% below its 100-day moving average. In comparison, AT&T (T) was trading approximately 6.4% below its 100-day moving average.
As of July 21, 2017, Marathon Oil (MRO) had an implied volatility of ~37.7%, which is below its 260-trading-day historical price volatility.
Year-to-date, Marathon Oil (MRO) stock has fallen ~21.0%, from $17.20 to $11.85.
After losing 27% of its value in 2016, Hanesbrands (HBI) stock has risen more than 9% this year. The company is trading at $23.24, 21.5% below its 52-week high.
On July 21, 2017, the short interest ratio, or short interest as a percentage of float, for Chesapeake Energy (CHK) stock was ~23%.
Chesapeake Energy’s (CHK) implied volatility on July 21 was 51%—1.4% lower than its 15-day average.
Unable to sustain the improvement it saw in its stock price the week before, Chesapeake (CHK) stock slid last week, taking another beating by energy prices.
Most of the analysts, or 57%, covering Whiting Petroleum (WLL) rated it as a “hold,” while ~19.0% of the analysts rated it as a “strong buy.”
Whiting Petroleum stock could close between $4.5 and $5.58 in the next seven days. The stock will likely stay in this range ~68% of the time.
Since Whiting Petroleum’s revenue and earnings were better than expected in the previous two quarters, its 2Q17 earnings will be watched closely.
At the end of 2Q17, Netflix had 103.9 million streaming memberships, and the firm exceeded its forecast by 2 million members.
Online tech (QQQ) firm Groupon (GRPN) fell over 8% in the week ended July 21, 2017, and closed at $3.65.
Europe-based (EFA) telecom equipment company Ericsson (ERIC) fell 15.3% in the week ended July 21, 2017.
In the last 12 months, Cypress’s stock price rose 26%, outperforming the S&P 500 Index (SPY), which rose 14%.