ARMOUR Residential REIT Stock Falls On Unusually High Volume (ARR)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- ARMOUR Residential REIT (NYSE: ARR) is trading at unusually high volume Tuesday with 15.2 million shares changing hands. It is currently at two times its average daily volume and trading down 42 cents (-7.6%) at $5.13 as of 2:26 p.m. ET.

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ARMOUR Residential REIT has a market cap of $2.08 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are down 14.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

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. The company has a P/E ratio of seven, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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. You can view the full ARMOUR Residential REIT Ratings Report.

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