CYS Investments Company Profile (NYSE:CYS)

About CYS Investments (NYSE:CYS)

CYS Investments logoCYS Investments, Inc. is a specialty finance company. The Company's objective is to provide consistent returns to its investors through a combination of dividends and capital appreciation. It invests in agency residential mortgage-backed security (RMBS) collateralized by fixed rate single-family residential mortgage loans; adjustable-rate mortgages (ARMs), which have coupon rates that reset monthly, or hybrid ARMs, which have a coupon rate that is fixed for an initial period. In addition, it has investments in collateralized mortgage obligations issued by a government agency or government-sponsored entity (GSE) that are collateralized by Agency RMBS. Its investments consist of residential mortgage pass-through securities for which the principal and interest payments are guaranteed by a GSE, such as Federal National Mortgage Association and Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, or by the United States Government agency, such as Government National Mortgage Association.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Mortgage REITs
  • Sub-Industry: Mortgage REITs
  • Symbol: NYSE:CYS
  • CUSIP: 12673A10
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $1.32 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 151,751,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $8.70
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $8.52
  • 52 Week Range: $7.42 - $8.98
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 9.26
  • P/E Growth: -1.97
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $6.14 million
  • Price / Sales: 215.02
  • Book Value: $8.37 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.04
  • Annual Dividend: $1.00
  • Dividend Yield: 11.6%
  • Net Margins: -5.86%
  • Return on Equity: 12.69%
  • Return on Assets: 1.39%
  • Average Volume: 1.19 million shs.
  • Beta: 0.68
  • Short Ratio: 2.25

Frequently Asked Questions for CYS Investments (NYSE:CYS)

What is CYS Investments' stock symbol?

CYS Investments trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "CYS."

How often does CYS Investments pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for CYS Investments?

CYS Investments announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, September 12th. Shareholders of record on Monday, September 25th will be paid a dividend of $0.25 per share on Wednesday, October 11th. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a yield of 11.49%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, September 22nd. View CYS Investments' Dividend History.

How were CYS Investments' earnings last quarter?

CYS Investments, Inc. (NYSE:CYS) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July, 26th. The company reported $0.27 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.25 by $0.02. The company earned $50.91 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $69.70 million. CYS Investments had a positive return on equity of 12.69% and a negative net margin of 5.86%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.26 EPS. View CYS Investments' Earnings History.

When will CYS Investments make its next earnings announcement?

CYS Investments is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October, 25th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for CYS Investments.

Where is CYS Investments' stock going? Where will CYS Investments' stock price be in 2017?

4 analysts have issued 1-year price targets for CYS Investments' shares. Their predictions range from $7.50 to $8.50. On average, they expect CYS Investments' share price to reach $8.00 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for CYS Investments.

Are investors shorting CYS Investments?

CYS Investments saw a drop in short interest during the month of September. As of September 29th, there was short interest totalling 2,134,527 shares, a drop of 46.5% from the September 15th total of 3,992,631 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,784,371 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.2 days. Approximately 1.4% of the company's stock are short sold.

Who are some of CYS Investments' key competitors?

Who are CYS Investments' key executives?

CYS Investments' management team includes the folowing people:

  • Kevin E. Grant CFA, Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Investment Officer
  • Jack DeCicco, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer
  • Richard E. Cleary, Chief Operating Officer, Assistant Secretary
  • Thomas A. Rosenbloom, Executive Vice President - Business Development, General Counsel, Secretary
  • Stephen P. Jonas, Lead Independent Director
  • Tanya S. Beder, Independent Director
  • Karen Hammond, Independent Director
  • Raymond A. Redlingshafer Jr., Independent Director
  • Dale Anne Reiss, Independent Director

How do I buy CYS Investments stock?

Shares of CYS Investments can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is CYS Investments' stock price today?

One share of CYS Investments stock can currently be purchased for approximately $8.70.

MarketBeat Community Rating for CYS Investments (NYSE CYS)
Community Ranking:  1.7 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  146 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  292 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  438
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about CYS Investments and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for CYS Investments (NYSE:CYS) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 3 Hold Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.75)
Consensus Price Target: $8.00 (8.05% downside)
Consensus Price Target History for CYS Investments (NYSE:CYS)
Price Target History for CYS Investments (NYSE:CYS)
Analysts' Ratings History for CYS Investments (NYSE:CYS)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
9/14/2017Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingHold$8.50LowView Rating Details
4/11/2017Wells Fargo & CompanyDowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformLowView Rating Details
2/18/2017Barclays PLCSet Price TargetHold$8.00N/AView Rating Details
12/8/2016Compass PointDowngradeNeutral -> Sell$9.00 -> $7.50N/AView Rating Details
9/9/2016Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingSell$9.00N/AView Rating Details
7/29/2016NomuraBoost Price TargetNeutral$8.50 -> $9.00N/AView Rating Details
4/22/2016JMP SecuritiesDowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformN/AView Rating Details
4/18/2016WunderlichReiterated RatingBuy$8.00 -> $9.00N/AView Rating Details
4/13/2016Ladenburg Thalmann Financial ServicesDowngradeBuy -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
2/12/2016Deutsche Bank AGLower Price TargetHold$8.75 -> $8.50N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/17/2015 forward)


Earnings History for CYS Investments (NYSE:CYS)
Earnings by Quarter for CYS Investments (NYSE:CYS)
Earnings History by Quarter for CYS Investments (NYSE CYS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/24/2017$0.24N/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2017Q2 2017$0.25$0.27$69.70 million$50.91 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/19/2017Q1 2017$0.25$0.28$74.83 million$73.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/15/2017Q416$0.24$0.24$68.21 million$48.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/26/2016Q316$0.25$0.26$71.75 million$69.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/27/2016Q216$0.25$0.26$48.50 million$56.17 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/20/2016Q116$0.27$0.27$71.75 million$81.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/10/2016Q415$0.27$0.29$71.75 million$85.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/21/2015Q315$0.27$0.27$42.30 million$47.04 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/22/2015Q215$0.30$0.27$39.20 million$45.28 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/22/2015Q115$0.31$0.21$47.30 million$43.74 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/11/2015Q414$0.31$0.31$71.75 million$83.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/20/2014Q314$0.32$0.31$78.87 million$77.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/21/2014Q214$0.34$0.33$81.37 million$71.98 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/21/2014Q114$0.35$0.28$91.55 million$80.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/11/2014Q413$0.24$0.31ViewListenView Earnings Details
10/17/2013Q313$0.17$0.23ViewListenView Earnings Details
7/18/2013$0.26$0.18ViewListenView Earnings Details
4/18/2013Q113$0.30$0.32ViewListenView Earnings Details
2/7/2013Q412$0.39$0.39ViewListenView Earnings Details
10/17/2012$0.41$0.25ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/18/2012$0.48$0.38ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/18/2012$0.47$0.39ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/7/2012$0.52$0.46ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/19/2011$0.58$0.42ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/20/2011$0.55$0.50ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/20/2011$0.46$0.74ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/2/2011$0.38$0.25ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for CYS Investments (NYSE:CYS)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.04 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.94 EPS


Current Dividend Information for CYS Investments (NYSE:CYS)
Most Recent Dividend:10/11/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.00
Dividend Yield:11.49%
Dividend Growth:-8.50% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:-400.00% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
96.15% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
106.38% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for CYS Investments (NYSE:CYS)

Dividend History by Quarter for CYS Investments (NYSE CYS)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for CYS Investments (NYSE:CYS)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.04%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 62.69%
Insider Trades by Quarter for CYS Investments (NYSE:CYS)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for CYS Investments (NYSE:CYS)
Insider Trades by Quarter for CYS Investments (NYSE:CYS)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
7/31/2017David A TysonDirectorSell5,950$8.50$50,575.00View SEC Filing  
4/24/2017Kevin E GrantCEOSell175,389$8.47$1,485,544.83View SEC Filing  
11/1/2016David A TysonDirectorSell6,290$8.48$53,339.20View SEC Filing  
10/31/2016Kevin E GrantCEOSell174,911$8.60$1,504,234.60View SEC Filing  
4/29/2016David A TysonDirectorSell3,500$8.04$28,140.00View SEC Filing  
2/23/2016David A TysonDirectorSell2,400$7.78$18,672.00View SEC Filing  
11/20/2015Jeffrey HughesDirectorSell12,365$7.58$93,726.70View SEC Filing  
11/17/2015Stephen P JonasDirectorSell74,992$7.51$563,189.92View SEC Filing  
10/26/2015David A TysonDirectorSell4,000$7.95$31,800.00View SEC Filing  
10/26/2015Kevin E. GrantCEOSell30,000$7.98$239,400.00View SEC Filing  
2/23/2015David A TysonDirectorSell6,000$8.86$53,160.00View SEC Filing  
2/18/2015Karen HammondDirectorBuy17,500$8.86$155,050.00View SEC Filing  
12/10/2014Kevin E GrantCEOSell9,758$9.16$89,383.28View SEC Filing  
10/29/2014Richard E ClearyCOOSell18,000$8.90$160,200.00View SEC Filing  
6/13/2014Raymond A Redlingshafer JrDirectorSell6,015$9.21$55,398.15View SEC Filing  
5/1/2014Kevin GrantCEOSell44,154$8.56$377,958.24View SEC Filing  
4/25/2014David TysonDirectorSell8,000$8.68$69,440.00View SEC Filing  
2/24/2014Kevin GrantCEOSell170,332$8.66$1,475,075.12View SEC Filing  
10/21/2013Thomas A RosenbloomInsiderSell34,633$8.54$295,765.82View SEC Filing  
8/22/2013Kevin GrantCEOBuy34,248$6.90$236,311.20View SEC Filing  
5/29/2013Kevin E GrantCEOBuy5,752$10.38$59,705.76View SEC Filing  
5/7/2013Jeffrey HughesDirectorBuy50,000$12.00$600,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/6/2013Kevin E GrantCEOBuy30,058$11.96$359,493.68View SEC Filing  
12/3/2012Jeffrey HughesDirectorBuy72,600$12.76$926,376.00View SEC Filing  
11/27/2012Jeffrey HughesDirectorBuy10,000$12.65$126,500.00View SEC Filing  
10/26/2012Kevin E GrantCEOBuy11,748$13.27$155,895.96View SEC Filing  
10/23/2012Kevin E GrantCEOBuy30,762$13.03$400,828.86View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for CYS Investments (NYSE:CYS)
Latest Headlines for CYS Investments (NYSE:CYS)
DateHeadline logoCYS Investments, Inc. (CYS) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Tuesday - October 17 at 3:44 AM logoCYS Investments, Inc. Announces Conference Call to Discuss Third Quarter 2017 Results - October 12 at 6:33 PM logoFinancial Review: CYS Investments (CYS) vs. Its Competitors - October 4 at 4:32 AM logoCYS Investments, Inc. (CYS) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Analysts - September 30 at 10:38 PM logo11.61% Dividend Sustainability By A Brilliantly Managed REIT - Seeking Alpha - September 29 at 8:01 AM logoTechnical Insights on REIT Stocks -- CYS Investments, Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Chimera Investment, and Douglas Emmett - September 27 at 6:48 PM logoHead-To-Head Analysis: MFA Financial (MFA) vs. CYS Investments (CYS) - September 25 at 6:30 PM logoCYS Investments, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : CYS-US : September 25, 2017 - September 25 at 11:58 AM logoHead-To-Head Survey: CYS Investments (CYS) & Great Ajax Corp. (AJX) - September 22 at 4:34 AM logoAnnaly Capital And Orchid Island Capital: MBS Pricing For Q3 2017 (Includes Current BV Projections) - September 21 at 5:46 PM logoCYS Named Top 10 REIT at Dividend Channel With 11.43% Yield - September 19 at 5:43 PM logoCYS Investments' (CYS) "Hold" Rating Reiterated at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods - September 14 at 4:17 PM logoCYS Investments, Inc. Board of Directors Declares Third Quarter 2017 Common Stock Dividend of $0.25 Per Share ... - Business Wire (press release) - September 13 at 4:31 AM logoFinancial Comparison: CYS Investments (CYS) versus The Competition - September 13 at 4:26 AM logoCharles de Vaulx Buys Cimarex Energy Co, Allied Irish Banks PLC, Miraca Holdings Inc, Sells ... - September 12 at 6:29 PM logoCYS Investments, Inc. (CYS) to Issue Quarterly Dividend of $0.25 - September 12 at 6:08 PM logoCYS Investments, Inc. Board of Directors Declares Third Quarter 2017 Common Stock Dividend of $0.25 Per Share, and Preferred Stock Dividends - September 11 at 6:23 PM logoCYS Investments, Inc. (CYS) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Analysts - September 6 at 12:56 AM logoCherry Hill Mortgage Investment Corporation (CHMI) vs. CYS Investments (CYS) Head to Head Review - September 2 at 6:30 PM logoCYS Investments, Inc. to Present at Barclays Global Financial Services Conference - August 28 at 5:34 PM logoFinancial Comparison: AG Mortgage Investment Trust (MITT) & CYS Investments (CYS) - August 27 at 12:28 PM logoHead to Head Contrast: CYS Investments (CYS) and Ladder Capital Corp (LADR) - August 17 at 8:48 AM logoSee what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about CYS Investments Inc. - August 15 at 4:09 AM logoREIT Stocks on Investors' Radar -- Colony NorthStar, Cousins Properties, CoreCivic, and CYS Investments - August 14 at 11:07 PM logoREIT Stocks on Investors' Radar -- Colony NorthStar, Cousins ... - PR Newswire (press release) - August 14 at 6:06 PM logoCYS Investments, Inc. (NYSE:CYS) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Analysts - August 14 at 1:24 PM logoCYS Investments, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : CYS-US : August 2, 2017 - August 2 at 6:37 PM logoAssessing AGNC Investment's Results For Q2 2017 (Including Current Price Target And Recommendation) - August 2 at 4:33 AM logoCYS Investments, Inc. (CYS) Director Sells $50,575.00 in Stock - July 31 at 8:10 PM logo7.79% Preferred Dividend Yield Worth A Look - Seeking Alpha - July 31 at 5:36 PM logoCYS Investments: It's Mixed - Seeking Alpha - July 28 at 7:44 PM logoCYS Investments' (CYS) CEO Kevin Grant On Q2 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - July 27 at 11:10 PM logoEdited Transcript of CYS earnings conference call or presentation 27-Jul-17 1:00pm GMT - July 27 at 11:10 PM logoCYS Investments, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2017 Financial ... - Business Wire (press release) - July 27 at 6:05 PM logoInvestor Network: CYS Investments, Inc. to Host Earnings Call - July 27 at 6:05 PM logoCYS posts 2Q profit - July 27 at 2:00 AM logoCYS Investments, Inc. (CYS) Posts Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.02 EPS - July 26 at 9:35 PM logoCYS Investments, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2017 Financial Results - July 26 at 6:18 PM logoETFs with exposure to CYS Investments, Inc. : July 24, 2017 - July 24 at 5:26 PM logoCYS Investments, Inc. (CYS) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages - July 20 at 5:38 PM logoCYS Investments, Inc. (CYS) to Release Earnings on Tuesday - July 18 at 8:22 AM logoETFs with exposure to CYS Investments, Inc. : July 14, 2017 - July 14 at 3:37 PM logoCYS Investments, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : CYS-US : July 13, 2017 - July 13 at 7:03 PM logoCYS Investments, Inc. Announces Conference Call to Discuss Second Quarter 2017 Results - July 13 at 7:03 PM logoAGNC Investment's Q2 2017 Income Statement And EPS Projection - Part 2 - July 11 at 3:44 AM logoForm 4 CYS Investments, Inc. For: Jul 01 Filed by: Beder Tanya S - July 6 at 3:04 AM logoWhy CYS Investments Is a Top 10 REIT Stock With 11.23% Yield (CYS) - Nasdaq - June 19 at 1:57 PM logo'Safer' Dividend Follower Favorites Led By RAIT Financial & Orchid June Gains - June 17 at 4:58 PM logoNotable Wednesday Option Activity: TOL, HD, CYS - June 14 at 10:33 PM logoCYS Investments, Inc. Board of Directors Declares Second Quarter 2017 Common Stock Dividend of $0.25 Per Share ... - Business Wire (press release) - June 8 at 5:39 PM



CYS Investments (CYS) Chart for Tuesday, October, 17, 2017

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