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Anworth Mortgage Asset Corporation (NYSE: ANH) (the "Company") announced today that it will release its financial results for the fourth quarter of 2017 at the halt of trading on the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday, February 14, 2018. Mr. Lloyd McAdams, Anworth's Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, will host a conference call and live audio webcast on Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 1:00 PM Eastern Time, 10:00 AM Pacific Time, to discuss the Company's fourth quarter 2017 financial results. The dial-in number for the conference call is 877-504-2731 for U.S. callers (international callers should dial 412-902-6640 and Canadian callers should dial 855-669-9657). When dialing in, participants should ask to be connected to the Anworth Mortgage earnings call. Replays of the call will be available for a 7-day period commencing at 3:00 PM Eastern Time on February 15, 2018. The dial-in number for the replay is 877-344-7529 for U.S. callers (international callers should dial 412-317-0088 and Canadian callers should dial 855-669-9658) and the conference number is 10116799. The conference call will also be webcast over the Internet which can be accessed on Anworth's web site at http://www.anworth.com through the corresponding link located on the home page. About Anworth Mortgage Asset Corporation Anworth is an externally-managed mortgage real estate investment trust ("REIT"). Our principal business is to invest primarily in mortgage-backed securities which are either rated "investment grade" or are guaranteed by federally sponsored enterprises, such as Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac. We seek to generate income for distribution to our shareholders primarily based on the difference between the yield on our mortgage assets and the cost of our borrowings. We are managed by Anworth Management LLC (the "Manager") pursuant to a management agreement. The Manager is subject to the supervision and direction of our Board of Directors and is responsible for: (i) the selection, purchase, and sale of our investment portfolio; (ii) our financing and hedging activities; and (iii) providing us with management services and other services and activities relating to our assets and operations as may be appropriate. Our common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "ANH." Anworth is a component of the Russell 2000® Index.