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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
Country
Market Cap
Shares
Institutional %
Insider %
Net Insider (L12M)
Net Insider (L3M)
LFT
LUMENT FINANCE TRUST INC
United States
$131.69M52,257,31519.89%56.66%Net BuyingNet Buying
AGNC
AGNC INVESTMENT CORP
United States
$7.48B726,929,21737.57%0.96%Net SellingNet Selling
RITM
RITHM CAPITAL CORP
United States
$5.59B483,477,71345.44%1.29%Net SellingNet Selling
MITT
AG MORTGAGE INVESTMENT TRUST INC
United States
$219.87M29,473,72528.60%7.66%Net Buying
ABR
ARBOR REALTY TRUST INC
United States
$2.46B188,514,66058.36%17.90%Net SellingNet Buying
STWD
STARWOOD PROPERTY TRUST INC
United States
$6.39B315,962,44547.66%7.57%Net Selling
RC
READY CAPITAL CORP
United States
$1.58B168,873,50755.54%8.65%Net SellingNet Buying
EARN
ELLINGTON CREDIT CO
United States
$142.15M20,134,54217.23%5.49%Net Selling
REFI
CHICAGO ATLANTIC REAL ESTATE FINANCE INC
United States
$307.71M19,100,28229.01%17.94%Net Buying
BXMT
BLACKSTONE MORTGAGE TRUST INC
United States
$3.36B173,584,03462.52%7.54%Net BuyingNet Buying
LADR
LADDER CAPITAL CORP
United States
$1.55B127,888,37561.45%36.03%Net Selling
EFC
ELLINGTON FINANCIAL INC
United States
$1.10B85,041,91349.34%20.85%Net SellingNet Selling
PMT
PENNYMAC MORTGAGE INVESTMENT TRUST
United States
$1.26B86,845,44763.57%3.26%Net SellingNet Buying
LOAN
MANHATTAN BRIDGE CAPITAL INC
United States
$59.82M11,438,65126.44%25.24%
SACH
SACHEM CAPITAL CORP
United States
$136.17M47,446,05124.23%9.93%Net Selling
TWO
TWO HARBORS INVESTMENT CORP
United States
$1.43B103,494,42164.52%7.06%Net SellingNet Selling
ACR
ACRES COMMERCIAL REALTY CORP
United States
$109.83M7,958,7144.42%95.58%Net SellingNet Selling
DX
DYNEX CAPITAL INC
United States
$800.73M64,160,93145.99%8.14%Net Selling
CIM
CHIMERA INVESTMENT CORP
United States
$1.21B80,472,95990.87%9.13%Net SellingNet Buying
FBRT
FRANKLIN BSP REALTY TRUST INC
United States
$1.12B81,870,06159.10%1.42%Net Selling
RWT
REDWOOD TRUST INC
United States
$984.54M132,152,78674.92%3.57%Net BuyingNet Buying
IVR
INVESCO MORTGAGE CAPITAL INC
United States
$467.26M48,825,59439.23%1.08%Net BuyingNet Buying
ACRE
ARES COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE CORP
United States
$415.89M54,506,81144.11%3.06%Net Selling
TRTX
TPG RE FINANCE TRUST INC
United States
$724.21M77,872,43848.40%51.60%Net BuyingNet Buying
AOMR
ANGEL OAK MORTGAGE REIT INC
United States
$314.06M24,965,27459.07%40.93%Net Selling
CHMI
CHERRY HILL MORTGAGE INVESTMENT CORP
United States
$114.68M30,019,96915.03%4.41%Net BuyingNet Selling
MFA
MFA FINANCIAL INC
United States
$1.16B102,082,49959.57%12.89%Net Selling
SILA
SILA REALTY TRUST INC
United States
N/A57,217,0000.15%0.14%
AJX
GREAT AJAX CORP
United States
$136.10M36,982,96670.37%29.63%Net Buying
ARR
ARMOUR RESIDENTIAL REIT INC
United States
$1.04B48,751,80650.18%3.66%Net SellingNet Buying
NYMT
NEW YORK MORTGAGE TRUST INC
United States
$611.23M91,227,78054.60%10.92%Net Selling
KREF
KKR REAL ESTATE FINANCE TRUST INC
United States
$690.37M69,313,86057.54%42.46%Net Selling
GPMT
GRANITE POINT MORTGAGE TRUST INC
United States
$153.10M51,034,80049.89%4.52%Net SellingNet Selling
ORC
ORCHID ISLAND CAPITAL INC
United States
$454.52M52,973,98928.25%2.68%Net BuyingNet Selling
ARI
APOLLO COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE FINANCE INC
United States
$1.55B142,162,20553.25%9.50%Net SellingNet Selling
NREF
NEXPOINT REAL ESTATE FINANCE INC
United States
$259.94M17,718,81765.94%16.23%Net SellingNet Selling
NLY
ANNALY CAPITAL MANAGEMENT INC
United States
$10.08B500,440,02349.89%1.17%Net Selling
SUNS
SUNRISE REALTY TRUST INC
United States
N/A6,889,0310.00%40.43%Net BuyingNet Buying
CMTG
CLAROS MORTGAGE TRUST INC
United States
$1.24B138,746,69168.46%15.91%Net SellingNet Buying

Mortgage REIT Stocks FAQ

What are the best mortgage reit stocks to buy right now in Jul 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 32 points higher than the mortgage reit industry average of 26. It passed 22 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Lument Finance Trust has seen its stock return 21.15% over the past year, overperforming other mortgage reit stocks by 28 percentage points.

Lument Finance Trust has an average 1 year price target of $2.50, a downside of -0.79% from Lument Finance Trust's current stock price of $2.52.

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 18 points higher than the mortgage reit industry average of 26. It passed 17 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Agnc Investment has seen its stock return 0.29% over the past year, overperforming other mortgage reit stocks by 7 percentage points.

Agnc Investment has an average 1 year price target of $9.92, a downside of -3.62% from Agnc Investment's current stock price of $10.29.

Agnc Investment stock has a consensus Strong Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 6 analysts covering Agnc Investment, 50% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 33.33% have issued a Buy, 16.67% 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 17 points higher than the mortgage reit industry average of 26. It passed 16 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Rithm Capital has seen its stock return 19.9% over the past year, overperforming other mortgage reit stocks by 27 percentage points.

Rithm Capital has an average 1 year price target of $12.38, an upside of 6.96% from Rithm Capital's current stock price of $11.57.

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 32 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 20%, which is 8 percentage points higher than the mortgage reit industry average of 11.97%. Granite Point Mortgage Trust's dividend payout is not stable, having dropped more than 10% five 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 17.23%, which is 5 percentage points higher than the mortgage reit industry average of 11.97%. 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. Orchid Island Capital (NYSE:ORC)


Orchid Island Capital (NYSE:ORC) has an annual dividend yield of 16.78%, which is 5 percentage points higher than the mortgage reit industry average of 11.97%. Orchid Island Capital's dividend payout is not stable, having dropped more than 10% nine times in the last 10 years. Orchid Island Capital's dividend has not shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Orchid Island Capital's dividend payout ratio of -422.2% indicates that its high dividend yield might not be sustainable for the long-term.

Why are mortgage reit stocks down?

Mortgage reit stocks were down -1.41% in the last day, and up 1.15% over the last week.

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

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 41 points higher than the mortgage reit industry average of 30. It passed 5 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Lument Finance Trust's stock has gained 21.15% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the mortgage reit industry by 28 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 41 points higher than the mortgage reit industry average of 30. It passed 5 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Ag Mortgage Investment Trust's stock has gained 9.54% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the mortgage reit industry by 16 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 41 points higher than the mortgage reit industry average of 30. It passed 5 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Ellington Financial's stock has dropped -6.81% in the past year. It has performed in line with other stocks in the mortgage reit industry.

Are mortgage reit stocks a good buy now?

44.12% of mortgage reit stocks rated by analysts are a buy right now. On average, analysts expect mortgage reit stocks to rise by 14.95% 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 23.7x.
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