FORM 4UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP
Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940OMB APPROVAL
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*STATON DANIEL C
6800 BROKEN SOUND PARKWAY, SUITE 200
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Armour Residential REIT, Inc. [ARR]5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)XDirector10% Owner
Officer (give title below)Other (specify below)
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)XForm filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year)2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year)3. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
CodeVAmount(A) or (D)Price
Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share 03/14/2012 P 50,000 A$ 6.598 250,752 D
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security
(Instr. 3)2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year)3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year)4. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4, and 5)6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(Month/Day/Year)7. Title and Amount of Underlying Securities
(Instr. 3 and 4)8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)9. Number of Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 4)10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
CodeV(A)(D)Date ExercisableExpiration DateTitleAmount or Number of Shares
Explanation of Responses:
/s/ Daniel C. Staton03/14/2012
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2012-03-14 12:15:08 Armour Residential REIT, Inc. ARR BELL MARC H director 35,000 $6.60 $230,853.00
2011-10-04 12:45:05 Armour Residential REIT, Inc. ARR GUBA THOMAS K director 50,000 $5.50 $275,000.00
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One of these buys is already posted on insidercow.com which tracks insider transactions. The news came out at 12:15, 12:16 and you will see the corresponding pop on the chart from that news.