Why New York Mortgage Is Poised to Outperform

Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, mortgage REIT New York Mortgage Trust (NASDAQ: NYMT  ) has earned a coveted five-star ranking.

With that in mind, let's take a closer look at New York Mortgage and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.

New York Mortgage facts

Headquarters (founded)

New York (1989)

Market Cap

$352.5 million

Industry

Mortgage REITs

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$40.5 million

Management

CEO Steven Mumma
CFO Fredric Starker

Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)

9.5%

Cash / Debt

$277.9 million / $6.6 billion

Dividend Yield

15.2%

Competitors

Annaly Capital Management 
Capstead Mortgage
MFA Financial 

Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.

On CAPS, 98% of the 91 members who have rated New York Mortgage believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Just last week, one of those Fools, All-Star Staka, offered a cautiously optimistic take on the New York Mortgage opportunity:

Positive:-Profits from FED interest rate suppression and generates high dividends based on high leverage

Negative:-Risk that FED might get sane again (very low probability)

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