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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

SL Green Realty Sees Most Companies Returning to Office Spaces

Escape from New York?

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New Residential's Transformation Is Now Complete. Here's How It's Changed

Operating income adds some stability to this mortgage REIT.


How COVID-19 Has Helped Prologis

This warehouse REIT is benefitting from an industry move away from efficiency toward resilience.

Data Center

3 Unknown but Amazing Dividend Stocks

These companies pay dividends and they're in growing sectors of the economy.

Trading Floor

How Safe Is Bank of New York Mellon and Its Dividend?

Fee income helps smooth out earnings for this trust bank.


2 Stocks That Cut You a Check Each Month

Both of these companies are in the out-of-favor REIT sector.


3 Facts About High-Yield Dividend Stocks Every Investor Should Know

Here are some helpful hints to navigating income stocks and the dividends that make them appealing to some investors.

Shopping Mall Parking Lot

Is Macerich a Buy?

The problems with malls that this REIT was dealing with predate the COVID-19 pandemic.

Interest Rates

1 Number I'll Be Watching When CME Group Reports Earnings

Life at the zero bound.

Margin Call

Robinhood Traders Love Invesco Mortgage. Here's Why They Shouldn't.

Ignore the pre-COVID-19 chart on this mortgage REIT and learn more about the fundamental nature of this type of company.

Margin Call

1 Number I'm Watching at MFA Financial

The mortgage REIT has exited forbearance but how far along is it on the road to recovery?

banking system

1 Number I'm Watching at Intercontinental Exchange

Can the company repeat last quarter's growth?

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1 Number I'm Watching at New Residential Investment Corp.

Is the mortgage REIT's new business model getting traction?

Financial Data abstract

2 Numbers I'm Watching at Annaly Capital Management Due July 15

What is this mortgage REIT doing with its capital?

Interest Rates

1 Number I'm Watching at AGNC Investment Corp.

Two ways to win with this stock.

Trading Floor

1 Reason Virtu Financial Is Beating the Market

Volatility is this company's friend and its stock price jump in 2020 is proof.

Mortgage document

1 Reason PennyMac Financial Services Is Beating the Market

Falling interest rates have created a refinance wave and this financial company is benefitting.

Takeover Bid

CoreLogic Raises Guidance and Gets an Unsolicited Offer. What Happens Next?

Should investors in this real estate industry data provider stick around in merger arbitrage situations?

Digital Signature

DocuSign Is the Amazon of the Legal Profession

It's working in an industry ripe for disruption.


KB Home Reports Disappointing Orders. Is This a False Dawn In Homebuilding?

At this point, the homebuilder's issues appear company-specific