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  • pws112 Aug 27, 2011 6:21 PM Flag

    PEG ratio-an indication of stock value

    The PEG ratio is a tool used by investors to determine if a stock is too expensive to buy versus its growth potential, the lower the PEG ratio the more attractive a particular stock is to buy. IVR has a relatively modest PEG ratio of .87x, the following Smartrend acticle is informative on this subject:
    ANNALY CAPITAL MANAGEMENT HAS A RELATIVELY HIGH PEG RATIO IN THE MORTGAGE REITS INDUSTRY (NLY, WAC, RWT, CMO, CYS)Print Share Aug 26, 2011 (SmarTrend(R) News Watch via COMTEX) -- Below are the five companies in the Mortgage REITs industry with the highest Price to Earnings to Growth (PEG) ratios. PEG is valuable in assessing the tradeoff between the price of a stock and expected growth. Generally, the lower the PEG, the better.

    Annaly Capital Management (NYSE:NLY - Snapshot Report) has the highest with a PEG Ratio of 4.42x; Walter Investment Management (AMEX:WAC - Snapshot Report) is next with a PEG Ratio of 3.54x; and Redwood Trust (NYSE:RWT - Snapshot Report) has the next highest with a PEG Ratio of 3.06x.

    Capstead Mortgage (NYSE:CMO - Snapshot Report) follows with a PEG Ratio of 1.75x and Cypress Sharpridge Investments (NYSE:CYS - Snapshot Report) rounds out the group with a PEG Ratio of 1.66x.

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