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ARMOUR Residential REIT Inc (ARR): Today's Featured Real Estate Laggard

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ARMOUR Residential REIT ( ARR) pushed the Real Estate industry lower today making it today's featured Real Estate laggard. The industry as a whole closed the day up 0.2%. By the end of trading, ARMOUR Residential REIT fell $0.13 (-2.2%) to $5.76 on average volume. Throughout the day, 7,172,736 shares of ARMOUR Residential REIT exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 7,584,200 shares. The stock ranged in price between $5.74-$5.91 after having opened the day at $5.91 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $5.89. Other companies within the Real Estate industry that declined today were: China HGS Real Estate ( HGSH), down 7.9%, ZipRealty ( ZIPR), down 4.8%, Homex Development ( HXM), down 4.2% and Elbit Imaging ( EMITF), down 3.7%.

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ARMOUR Residential REIT, Inc. is a real estate investment trust launched and managed by ARMOUR Residential Management LLC. It invests in the real estate markets of the United States. ARMOUR Residential REIT has a market cap of $2.3 billion and is part of the financial sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 7.6, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 7.0% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates ARMOUR Residential REIT a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates ARMOUR Residential REIT as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, attractive valuation levels and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share.

On the positive front, Transcontinental Realty Investors ( TCI), down 14.8%, Vestin Realty Mortgage II ( VRTB), down 5.3%, FelCor Lodging ( FCH), down 4.4% and PennyMac Financial Services ( PFSI), down 3.6% , were all gainers within the real estate industry with Prologis ( PLD) being today's featured real estate industry leader.

For investors not wanting singular stock exposure, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the real estate industry could consider iShares Dow Jones US Real Estate ( IYR) while those bearish on the real estate industry could consider ProShares Short Real Estate Fund ( REK).

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