Is Arlington Asset Investment Corp a Sell? The Stock Had Bearish Options Activity Today

 Is Arlington Asset Investment Corp a Sell? The Stock Had Bearish Options Activity Today

In today’s session Arlington Asset Investment Corp (AI) recorded an unusually high (1,216) contracts volume of put trades. Someone, most probably a professional was a very active buyer of the January, 2017 put, expecting serious AI decrease. With 1,216 contracts traded and 614 open interest for the Jan, 17 contract, it seems this is a quite bearish bet. The option with symbol: AI170120P00015000 closed last at: $0.9 or 14.3% down. About 46,904 shares traded hands. Arlington Asset Investment Corp (NYSE:AI) has risen 25.08% since April 14, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 20.39% the S&P500.

Arlington Asset Investment Corp (NYSE:AI) Ratings Coverage

Out of 6 analysts covering Arlington Asset Investment (NYSE:AI), 2 rate it a “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 4 “Hold”. This means 33% are positive. Arlington Asset Investment has been the topic of 12 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, February 4 by Ladenburg Thalmann. As per Friday, July 31, the company rating was maintained by MLV. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Wednesday, July 29 by Ladenburg Thalmann. The stock of Arlington Asset Investment Corp (NYSE:AI) earned “Hold” rating by Wunderlich on Thursday, October 27. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, October 28 by Wunderlich. The company was maintained on Wednesday, July 29 by Compass Point. The rating was downgraded by Compass Point to “Neutral” on Wednesday, February 24. Barclays Capital maintained it with “Equalweight” rating and $14 target price in Thursday, May 12 report. On Wednesday, October 28 the stock rating was maintained by Maxim Group with “Buy”.

According to Zacks Investment Research, “Arlington Asset Investment Corp. is a principal investment firm that currently invests primarily in mortgage-related and other assets.”

Arlington Asset Investment Corp. is a principal investment firm. The company has a market cap of $372.49 million. The Firm acquires and holds a levered portfolio of residential mortgage-backed securities , consisting of agency MBS and private-label MBS. It has a 19.85 P/E ratio. The Firm may invest in other types of residential mortgage assets, such as residential mortgage loans, mortgage servicing rights and government sponsored enterprise (GSE) credit risk transfer securities, as well as other types of assets, including commercial MBS, asset backed securities, other structured securities, commercial mortgage loans, commercial loans, and other real estate-related loans and securities.

AI Company Profile

Arlington Asset Investment Corp., incorporated on December 17, 2004, is a principal investment firm. The Firm acquires and holds a levered portfolio of residential mortgage-backed securities (MBS), consisting of agency MBS and private-label MBS. The Firm may invest in other types of residential mortgage assets, such as residential mortgage loans, mortgage servicing rights and government sponsored enterprise (GSE) credit risk transfer securities, as well as other types of assets, including commercial MBS, asset backed securities, other structured securities, commercial mortgage loans, commercial loans, and other real estate-related loans and securities.

More notable recent Arlington Asset Investment Corp (NYSE:AI) news were published by: Prnewswire.com which released: “Arlington Asset Investment Corp. to Report Third Quarter 2016 Financial Results” on October 20, 2016, also Prnewswire.com with their article: “Arlington Asset Investment Corp. Reports Third Quarter 2016 Financial Results” published on October 25, 2016, Prnewswire.com published: “Arlington Asset Investment Corp. Announces Receipt of Notice of Director …” on April 08, 2016. More interesting news about Arlington Asset Investment Corp (NYSE:AI) were released by: Prnewswire.com and their article: “Arlington Asset Investment Corp. Announces Overwhelming Shareholder Support …” published on June 09, 2016 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Arlington Asset Investment Corp (AIW) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for October …” with publication date: October 12, 2016.

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