New York Mortgage Trust (NYMT) has priced its underwritten registered public offering of 13.5 million shares of common stock at a public offering price of $6.89 per share. Currently the shares are trading at $6.46 so investors can buy the stock below the IPO price. One of the best times to buy shares is when they sale shares to raise funds. Typically, the stock price will sell off when new shares are made public creating a cheaper buying price.
New York Mortgage will report Q3 earnings on October 30. The Company reported Q2 net income attributable to common stockholders of $5.1 million, representing net income per weighted average share of $0.34 for the quarter ended June 30, 2012, as compared to$4.2 million of net income attributable to common stockholders and net income per weighted average share of $0.44 for the quarter ended June 30, 2011.
New York Mortgage has a current dividend yield of 16%. The dividend was increased 8.0% in Q2 2012. On September 18, 2012 the board of directors at New York Mortgage Trust approved a dividend of $0.27 per share.
Here are the recent analyst actions:
On October 1, 2012 Thomson Reuters/Verus upgraded NEW YORK MORTGAGE TRUST INC NEW from SELL to BUY.
On September 28, 2012 Ativo Research upgraded NEW YORK MORTGAGE TRUST INC NEW from FAVORABLE to MOST FAVORABLE.
New York Mortgage has an equity summary score of 9.8 out of 10 for a VERY Bullish outlook. First Call analysts have a BUY recommendation with a 2.0 rating.
New York Mortgage has a 12-month price target of $8.