Hatteras Financial Corp. (NYSE:HTS) (“Hatteras” or the “Company”) today announced it will conduct a conference call at 10:00 a.m. ET on Wednesday, April 25, 2012, to discuss the Company's financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2012. Hosting the call will be Michael R. Hough, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Benjamin M. Hough, President and Chief Operating Officer, and Kenneth A. Steele, Chief Financial Officer, along with other members of the Company's senior management team. To participate in the event by telephone, please dial (877) 317-6789 five to 10 minutes prior to the start time (to allow time for registration) and ask to join the “Hatteras Financial” conference call. International callers should dial (412) 317-6789. Canada callers should dial (866) 605-3852. A digital replay of the call will be available on Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at approximately 12:00 noon ET through Thursday, May 3, 2012 at 9 a.m. ET. Dial (877) 344-7529 and enter the conference ID number 10013165. International callers should dial (412) 317-0088 and enter the same conference ID number. The conference call will also be webcast live over the Internet and can be accessed at Hatteras' Web site at www.hatfin.com. To monitor the live webcast, please visit the Web site at least 15 minutes prior to the start of the call to register, download, and install any necessary audio software. An audio replay of the event will be archived on Hatteras' Web site. About Hatteras Financial Corp. Hatteras is a real estate investment trust formed in 2007 to invest in single-family residential mortgage pass-through securities guaranteed by Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac or Ginnie Mae. Based in Winston-Salem, N.C., Hatteras is managed and advised by Atlantic Capital Advisors LLC. Hatteras is a component of the Russell 2000® and the Russell 3000® indices. Forward-Looking Statements This press release, together with other statements and information publicly disseminated by the Company, contains certain forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. The Company intends such forward-looking statements to be covered by the safe harbor provisions for forward-looking statements contained in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and includes this statement for purposes of complying with these safe harbor provisions. Forward-looking statements, which are based on certain assumptions and describe the Company's future plans, strategies and expectations, are generally identifiable by use of the words "believe," "expect," "intend," "anticipate," "estimate," "project" or similar expressions. You should not rely on forward-looking statements since they involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that are, in some cases, beyond the Company's control and which could materially affect actual results, performances or achievements. Factors that may cause actual results to differ materially from current expectations include the risk factors discussed in the Company’s 2011 Annual Report on Form 10-K. Accordingly, there is no assurance that the Company's expectations will be realized. Except as otherwise required by the federal securities laws, the Company disclaims any obligation or undertaking to publicly release any updates or revisions to any forward-looking statement contained herein (or elsewhere) to reflect any change in the Company’s expectations with regard thereto or any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any such statement is based.