Anworth Mortgage Asset's Series A Preferred Stock Shares Cross 9% Yield Mark

In trading on Friday, shares of Anworth Mortgage Asset Corp.'s 8.625% Series A Cumulative Preferred Stock ( ANH.PRA) were yielding above the 9% mark based on its quarterly dividend (annualized to $2.1562), with shares changing hands as low as $23.90 on the day. This compares to an average yield of 7.84% in the "Real Estate" preferred stock category, according to Preferred Stock Channel. As of last close, ANH.PRA was trading at a 2.52% discount to its liquidation preference amount, versus the average discount of 7.07% in the "Real Estate" category.

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The chart below shows the one year performance of ANH.PRA shares, versus ANH:

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Below is a dividend history chart for ANH.PRA, showing historical dividend payments on Anworth Mortgage Asset Corp.'s 8.625% Series A Cumulative Preferred Stock :

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In Friday trading, Anworth Mortgage Asset Corp.'s 8.625% Series A Cumulative Preferred Stock ( ANH.PRA) is currently up about 0.6% on the day, while the common shares ( ANH) are up about 0.2%.

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