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Hatteras Brings Only More Concern to High-Yield Dividend Mortgage REITs

Throughout May and June, we had been issuing warnings and highlighting research notes from Wall Street indicating that there was potentially a huge risk in the high-yield dividend mortgage real ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (AEO, NLY, CMO, CHKP, CIT, DRYS, FSP, FTR, GPS, HTS, IVR, JBLU, MFA, NTAP, PANW, RSG, SDRL, TGI)

These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations seen in Wall St. research calls this Friday. American Eagle Outfitters Inc. (NYSE: AEO) cut to Market Perform at ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (ACN, AKS, NLY, BBVA, BLMN, LNG, CLF, DB, DFS, LM, NFLX, OPEN, PSX, GOLD, TM, TSLA, X, UA, WFC, CMO, CYS, HTS, IVR)

These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations seen from Wall St. research calls this Monday. Accenture PLC (NYSE: ACN) reiterated Buy with $74 target at Argus. ...
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QE3 May Pose At Least Some Dividend Risks To High-Yield Mortgage REITS (NLY, AGNC, CIM, MFA, STWD, IVR, HTS, CYS, ANH, MORT)

Ben Bernanke and the FOMC delivered today on the promise of quantitative easing to start buying mortgage-backed securities to the tune of $40 billion per month.  The measure would allow for ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (ADTN, AB, ANH, CRUS, CLWR, CS, XOM, GNC, HAIN, HTS, HPQ, HUM, LLL, NOC, RS, SWY, TXT, TFM, TA, VSI, WFM)

These are the top analyst calls of upgrades, downgrades, and initiations we have seen from Wall Street research calls this Thursday morning. ADTRAN Inc. (NASDAQ: ADTN) cut to Neutral at Credit ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades

These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations seen in Wall Street research calls this Wednesday. Aetna Inc. (NYSE: AET) Cut to Hold at Argus. Akamai Technologies, ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (ARNA, AONE, CIM, DTV, FSL, HTS, IACI, KMI, NVDA, PGR, CRM, VZ, WTW)

These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen from Wall Street research calls this Wednesday. Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARNA) Cut to Neutral at Piper Jaffray. ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (CELL, CSCO, DECK, DO, FTE, HTS, HWAY, HERO, LVS, LULU, MPEL, NRG, PM, SLB, SAH, STFC, VE, VRSN, WFT, YUM)

These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen from Wall Street research calls this Thursday morning. Brightpoint Inc. (NASDAQ: CELL) Reiterate as Buy with a $14 ...
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Chimera Accounting Review, A Lesson For Other Mortgage REITs (CIM, NLY, AGNC, HTS, MORT)

Chimera Investment Corporation (NYSE: CIM) is the mortgage REIT which we used to dub "the vulture mortgage REIT" because of its targets in lower-rated mortgage-backed securities. Usually a delay in a ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (ALTR, BK, BRCM, CTIC, CLWR, COP, DG, GFI, HTS, KR, NTES, NVAX, RAX)

These are some of this Thursday's top analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen having an impact from Wall Street research calls. Altera Corporation (NASDAQ: ALTR) Cut to Neutral at Baird. Bank ...
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Mortgage REITs Trying To Recapture Lost Ground (NLY, AGNC, HTS, CIM, IVR, MORT)

The mortgage REIT sector is trying to make a comeback after many lost 10% or more of their value from last week to the start of this week as many issues ...
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Are High-Yield Mortgage Dividend REITs Doomed? (NLY, AGNC, HTS, CIM, IVR, RWT, PMT, DX, ARI, STWD, CLNY, CXS, MORT)

There was a development this week in the land of the high-yielding mortgage REITs.  Wealthy and income oriented investors have been flocking to these for years because of their ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (AGNC, NLY, CAB, CP, CIM, EDMC, FDX, FSLR, GS, HTS, IVR, JOSB, LQDT, MDR, ODFL, RIMM, SKS, TD, UPS)

These are some of this Friday's top analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen having an impact from Wall Street research calls. American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ: AGNC) Cut to Neutral ...
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New Mortgage REIT ETF Highlights Double-Digit Dividend Yields (MORT, NLY, AGNC, CIM, MFA, HTS)

Investors now have yet one more option to choose from when it comes to investing in mortgage REITs.  Van Eck Global has now launched the Market Vectors Mortgage REIT Income ...
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U.S. Default Twist, Reward Overshadowed By Risk in Mortgage REITs (HTS, CMO, NLY, CIM, ANH, MFA, REM)

The world of Mortgage REITs offers massive yields for income investors.  There is a big caveat here.  It offers massive yields, until it doesn't... then you don't want to ...
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