NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Anworth Mortgage Asset Corporation (NYSE: ANH) is tomorrow, October 11, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 23 cents per share. At a price of $6.83 as of 9:34 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 14.2%. The average volume for Anworth Mortgage Asset has been 2.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Anworth Mortgage Asset has a market cap of $858.8 million and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are down 3% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Anworth Mortgage Asset Corporation operates as a real estate investment trust (REIT) in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 7.4, equal to the average real estate industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Anworth Mortgage Asset as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, attractive valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including generally poor debt management and disappointing return on equity. You can view the full Anworth Mortgage Asset Ratings Report. See our dividend calendar or top-yielding stocks list.