Anworth beats but Q4 returns down

Anworth (NYSE:ANH) announced Q4 core earnings of $13.97M or $0.14 per share vs. $12.135M and $0.13 last year. Dividend is $0.15.

Book value per share of $5.91 down from $6.04 at the end of Q3. Today"s close of $4.76 is a 19% discount to book.

Economic return on book value for the quarter of 0.3%, or 1.2% annualized.

Effective Net Interest Rate Spread was 1.24% annualized

(ANH) flat after hours.

Source: Press Release

Conference call at 1 ET

Previously: Anworth Mortgage Asset beats by $0.01, beats on revenue (Nov. 2)