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Brent Nyitray, CFA

Brent Nyitray, CFA


Began my career as a trader for NYC hedge fund Elliott Management. Worked for Bear, Stearns in London as a trader, then became an analyst at several hedge funds. Currently CFO for a mortgage bank. Also author a daily blog on real estate called The Daily Tearsheet

Recent articles

Office Building

Danger Lurks for These High-Yield Dividend Stocks

These two REITs have issues beyond the economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Margin Call

Invesco Mortgage Capital: Buy the Dip?

The liquidation is largely over. Now comes the rebuild.

bull bear

3 Stocks You Don't Realize You Use Every Day

These companies operate in the background.


A Reduced Payout Could Be Incoming for These High-Yield Dividend Stocks

Both Wells Fargo and Simon Property Group have bigger headaches than their dividend-paying competitors.


Lennar Reports Big Turnaround in May as Homebuilding Demand Returns

Orders are up 20% compared to a year ago.


How to Find the Best Dividend Stocks

Advice on narrowing the field.

Margin Call

Is MFA Financial a Buy?

A tale of illiquid markets during a crisis.

Interest Rates

Is CME Group a Buy?

It could be the best stock in the sector, but the timing may not be right.

Margin Call

Chimera Cuts Its Dividend and Raises Capital. Is the Worst Over?

A dividend cut and a new credit facility give this mortgage REIT a new lease on life.

Stock exchange floor

Better Buy: Intercontinental Exchange vs. Cboe Global Markets

While both have benefited from COVID-19 volatility, they also have concerns about growth.

Interest Rates

Is Annaly Capital Management a Buy?

The mortgage REIT cuts its dividend payment less than expected and surprisingly buys back some stock.

Data Center

Equinix Is a REIT You Should Know

A resilient business model and No. 1 market position should help it benefit from unprecedented data center demand.

Shopping Mall Parking Lot

Simon Property Terminates Its Merger With Taubman Centers. What Happens Now?

The coronavirus claims a deal between two large mall REITs.

Digital Signature

How Coronavirus Is Accelerating DocuSign's Growth

Digital signatures and remote work are here to stay.


Will Drop in Forbearances Improve the Value of PennyMac's Servicing Assets?

New report suggests the economic outlook is brightening for PennyMac's mortgage servicing rights segment.

Rental home

Invitation Homes Says May Rental Receipts Largely Unaffected By COVID-19

So far under coronavirus conditions, it appears that most people are paying their rent.

Weather vane

3 Stocks to Watch in June

Think of these as an economic dashboard.

house plan

Toll Brothers Earnings Show a Housing Rebound Could Be Underway

Some early shoots of growth are starting to reveal themselves for the housing sector.

Gas station

April Retail Sales Fall, but Realty Income Appears Solid

This REIT is a bit better insulated than others from the hit to retail created by the coronavirus pandemic.


3 Embarrassingly Cheap Dividend Stocks

Checking out the out-of-favor sectors can reveal some hidden investing gems.