4. As of noon trading, Annaly Capital Management ( NLY) is up $0.28 (2.5%) to $11.80 on heavy volume. Thus far, 15.1 million shares of Annaly Capital Management exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 12.5 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $11.29-$11.93 after having opened the day at $11.30 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $11.51.

Annaly Capital Management, Inc. owns, manages, and finances a portfolio of real estate related investments in United States. Annaly Capital Management has a market cap of $11.5 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are down 18.0% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Annaly Capital Management a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 12 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Annaly Capital Management as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its attractive valuation levels, expanding profit margins and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including weak operating cash flow, a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and unimpressive growth in net income. Get the full Annaly Capital Management Ratings Report now.

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