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Best Mortgage REIT Stocks to Buy Now (2024)
Top mortgage reit stocks in 2024 ranked by overall Zen Score. See the best mortgage reit stocks to buy now, according to analyst forecasts for the reit - mortgage industry.

Industry: REIT - Mortgage
Ticker
Company
Performance Score
Market Cap
Revenue
EBITDA
Earnings
EPS
Revenue Growth Y/Y
Revenue Growth 5Y
Earnings Growth Y/Y
Earnings Growth 5Y
Earnings Date
LFT
LUMENT FINANCE TRUST INC
$132.21M$36.21M$20.95M$16.19M$0.3256.40%N/A100.00%N/A2024-08-06
AGNC
AGNC INVESTMENT CORP
$7.12B$877.00M$873.00M$625.00M$0.97N/A65.33%N/AN/A2024-07-22
RITM
RITHM CAPITAL CORP
$5.38B$4.18B$1.05B$725.46M$1.5014.53%16.06%167.86%1.68%2024-07-31
MITT
AG MORTGAGE INVESTMENT TRUST INC
$201.31M$100.38M$62.13M$43.79M$1.84394.94%19.89%N/A20.64%2024-08-05
ABR
ARBOR REALTY TRUST INC
$2.66B$699.99M$441.90M$303.62M$1.646.43%15.95%-7.87%3.36%2024-07-26
STWD
STARWOOD PROPERTY TRUST INC
$6.11B$2.08B$1.96B$441.57M$1.4025.37%12.43%-26.70%1.49%2024-08-01
RC
READY CAPITAL CORP
$1.42B$495.04M$198.13M$214.03M$1.6046.82%17.81%16.79%-6.00%2024-08-21
EARN
ELLINGTON CREDIT CO
$142.75M-$2.06M$6.49M$6.18M$0.40N/AN/AN/A23.36%2024-08-08
REFI
CHICAGO ATLANTIC REAL ESTATE FINANCE INC
$299.87M$55.48M$36.75M$36.75M$2.032.73%N/A2.53%N/A2024-08-07
LADR
LADDER CAPITAL CORP
$1.43B$257.29M$131.46M$95.33M$0.76-24.74%-5.43%-35.04%-13.06%2024-07-24
BXMT
BLACKSTONE MORTGAGE TRUST INC
$3.12B$638.87M$9.43M$4.96M$0.04-4.44%8.90%-97.42%-56.44%2024-06-21
EFC
ELLINGTON FINANCIAL INC
$1.03B$273.23M$74.12M$48.90M$0.63114.11%15.99%N/A-14.39%2024-08-05
PMT
PENNYMAC MORTGAGE INVESTMENT TRUST
$1.20B$412.86M$237.98M$144.75M$1.6732.20%1.57%N/A-7.45%2024-07-25
LOAN
MANHATTAN BRIDGE CAPITAL INC
$57.99M$9.97M$8.27M$5.69M$0.5012.63%6.30%13.64%0.82%2024-07-18
SACH
SACHEM CAPITAL CORP
$125.73M$68.10M$45.56M$11.56M$0.2620.15%40.72%-44.68%-12.26%2024-08-12
TWO
TWO HARBORS INVESTMENT CORP
$1.37B$422.71M$312.88M$229.62M$2.17N/AN/AN/AN/A2024-07-29
ACR
ACRES COMMERCIAL REALTY CORP
$103.07M$88.84M$30.57M$5.94M$0.714.15%8.76%N/A-21.68%2024-07-31
FBRT
FRANKLIN BSP REALTY TRUST INC
$1.05B$255.13M$144.23M$110.31M$1.3221.88%21.16%97.01%-4.25%2024-07-29
DX
DYNEX CAPITAL INC
$771.21M$115.28M$147.05M$68.02M$1.22510.00%N/AN/AN/A2024-07-22
CIM
CHIMERA INVESTMENT CORP
$1.09B$312.87M$198.30M$124.44M$1.59N/A-6.05%N/A-16.30%2024-08-01
RWT
REDWOOD TRUST INC
$857.67M$192.65M$41.30M$16.35M$0.08N/A-2.48%N/A-43.90%2024-07-25
ACRE
ARES COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE CORP
$392.99M$85.12M-$43.10M-$44.75M-$0.83-22.14%8.62%N/AN/A2024-07-31
IVR
INVESCO MORTGAGE CAPITAL INC
$451.15M$11.12M-$8.20M-$29.41M-$0.61N/A-29.22%N/AN/A2024-08-01
TRTX
TPG RE FINANCE TRUST INC
$673.60M$130.06M-$98.97M-$121.67M-$1.57-1.22%-2.12%N/AN/A2024-07-30
AOMR
ANGEL OAK MORTGAGE REIT INC
$308.57M$66.56M$47.59M$46.06M$1.86N/AN/AN/AN/A
SILA
SILA REALTY TRUST INC
N/A$190.06M$122.25M$24.82M$0.462.54%0.81%411.11%-10.48%
MFA
MFA FINANCIAL INC
$1.12B$250.33M$30.59M-$2.28M-$0.04N/A-8.58%N/AN/A2024-08-01
AJX
GREAT AJAX CORP
$134.62M-$67.00M-$112.59M-$115.64M-$4.08N/AN/AN/AN/A2024-08-01
ARR
ARMOUR RESIDENTIAL REIT INC
$942.86M$31.95M-$10.07M-$34.03M-$0.24N/AN/AN/AN/A2024-07-24
NYMT
NEW YORK MORTGAGE TRUST INC
$557.40M$112.86M-$96.32M-$168.90M-$1.869.75%-6.93%N/AN/A2024-06-24
KREF
KKR REAL ESTATE FINANCE TRUST INC
$649.47M$198.40M-$8.30M-$31.85M-$0.46-5.08%10.52%N/AN/A2024-07-22
CHMI
CHERRY HILL MORTGAGE INVESTMENT CORP
$117.08M$11.88M-$2.18M-$13.57M-$0.57N/AN/AN/AN/A2024-08-01
ARI
APOLLO COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE FINANCE INC
$1.44B$338.01M-$85.84M-$107.59M-$0.793.50%1.82%N/AN/A2024-07-29
NREF
NEXPOINT REAL ESTATE FINANCE INC
$234.24M$23.58M-$1.91M-$10.45M-$0.61-24.34%N/AN/AN/A2024-07-25
GPMT
GRANITE POINT MORTGAGE TRUST INC
$155.66M-$58.44M-$98.57M-$117.92M-$2.31N/AN/AN/AN/A2024-08-06
ORC
ORCHID ISLAND CAPITAL INC
$450.28M-$5.72M-$22.98M-$22.98M-$0.36N/AN/AN/AN/A2024-07-25
NLY
ANNALY CAPITAL MANAGEMENT INC
$9.98B-$146.20M-$281.93M-$482.89M-$0.97N/AN/AN/AN/A2024-07-24
CMTG
CLAROS MORTGAGE TRUST INC
$1.14B$296.28M-$49.10M-$83.45M-$0.63-0.70%N/AN/AN/A

Mortgage REIT Stocks FAQ

What are the best mortgage reit stocks to buy right now in Jun 2024?

According to Zen Score, the 3 best mortgage reit stocks to buy right now are:

1. Lument Finance Trust (NYSE:LFT)


Lument Finance Trust (NYSE:LFT) is the top mortgage reit stock with a Zen Score of 58, which is 31 points higher than the mortgage reit industry average of 27. It passed 22 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Lument Finance Trust has seen its stock return 31.77% over the past year, overperforming other mortgage reit stocks by 39 percentage points.

Lument Finance Trust has an average 1 year price target of $2.50, a downside of -1.19% from Lument Finance Trust's current stock price of $2.53.

Lument Finance Trust stock has a consensus Strong Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 1 analyst covering Lument Finance Trust, 100% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 0% have issued a Buy, 0% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

2. Agnc Investment (NASDAQ:AGNC)


Agnc Investment (NASDAQ:AGNC) is the second best mortgage reit stock with a Zen Score of 44, which is 17 points higher than the mortgage reit industry average of 27. It passed 17 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Agnc Investment has seen its stock lose -3.36% over the past year, overperforming other mortgage reit stocks by 4 percentage points.

Agnc Investment has an average 1 year price target of $9.80, an upside of 0.1% from Agnc Investment's current stock price of $9.79.

Agnc Investment stock has a consensus Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 5 analysts covering Agnc Investment, 40% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 40% have issued a Buy, 20% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

3. Rithm Capital (NYSE:RITM)


Rithm Capital (NYSE:RITM) is the third best mortgage reit stock with a Zen Score of 43, which is 16 points higher than the mortgage reit industry average of 27. It passed 16 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Rithm Capital has seen its stock return 20.48% over the past year, overperforming other mortgage reit stocks by 28 percentage points.

Rithm Capital has an average 1 year price target of $12.38, an upside of 11.29% from Rithm Capital's current stock price of $11.12.

Rithm Capital stock has a consensus Strong Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 8 analysts covering Rithm Capital, 37.5% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 50% have issued a Buy, 12.5% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

What are the mortgage reit stocks with highest dividends?

Out of 31 mortgage reit stocks that have issued dividends in the past year, the 3 mortgage reit stocks with the highest dividend yields are:

1. Granite Point Mortgage Trust (NYSE:GPMT)


Granite Point Mortgage Trust (NYSE:GPMT) has an annual dividend yield of 24.59%, which is 12 percentage points higher than the mortgage reit industry average of 13.05%. Granite Point Mortgage Trust's dividend payout is not stable, having dropped more than 10% four times in the last 10 years. Granite Point Mortgage Trust's dividend has not shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Granite Point Mortgage Trust's dividend payout ratio of -32.5% indicates that its high dividend yield might not be sustainable for the long-term.

2. Armour Residential Reit (NYSE:ARR)


Armour Residential Reit (NYSE:ARR) has an annual dividend yield of 19.86%, which is 7 percentage points higher than the mortgage reit industry average of 13.05%. Armour Residential Reit's dividend payout is not stable, having dropped more than 10% eight times in the last 10 years. Armour Residential Reit's dividend has not shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Armour Residential Reit's dividend payout ratio of -1,733.3% indicates that its high dividend yield might not be sustainable for the long-term.

3. Nexpoint Real Estate Finance (NYSE:NREF)


Nexpoint Real Estate Finance (NYSE:NREF) has an annual dividend yield of 17.93%, which is 5 percentage points higher than the mortgage reit industry average of 13.05%. Nexpoint Real Estate Finance's dividend payout is not stable, having dropped more than 10% one times in the last 10 years. Nexpoint Real Estate Finance's dividend has shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Nexpoint Real Estate Finance's dividend payout ratio of -418.9% indicates that its high dividend yield might not be sustainable for the long-term.

Why are mortgage reit stocks up?

Mortgage reit stocks were up 0.17% in the last day, and up 0.33% over the last week.

We couldn't find a catalyst for why mortgage reit stocks are up.

What are the most undervalued mortgage reit stocks?

Based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score, the 3 most undervalued mortgage reit stocks right now are:

1. Lument Finance Trust (NYSE:LFT)


Lument Finance Trust (NYSE:LFT) is the most undervalued mortgage reit stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Lument Finance Trust has a valuation score of 71, which is 39 points higher than the mortgage reit industry average of 32. It passed 5 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Lument Finance Trust's stock has gained 31.77% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the mortgage reit industry by 39 percentage points.

2. Ag Mortgage Investment Trust (NYSE:MITT)


Ag Mortgage Investment Trust (NYSE:MITT) is the second most undervalued mortgage reit stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Ag Mortgage Investment Trust has a valuation score of 71, which is 39 points higher than the mortgage reit industry average of 32. It passed 5 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Ag Mortgage Investment Trust's stock has gained 11.06% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the mortgage reit industry by 18 percentage points.

3. Ellington Financial (NYSE:EFC)


Ellington Financial (NYSE:EFC) is the third most undervalued mortgage reit stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Ellington Financial has a valuation score of 71, which is 39 points higher than the mortgage reit industry average of 32. It passed 5 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Ellington Financial's stock has dropped -10.21% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the mortgage reit industry by -3 percentage points.

Are mortgage reit stocks a good buy now?

46.88% of mortgage reit stocks rated by analysts are a buy right now. On average, analysts expect mortgage reit stocks to rise by 20.34% over the next year.

What is the average p/e ratio of the reit - mortgage industry?

The average P/E ratio of the reit - mortgage industry is 20.71x.
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