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: $1.28212 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 151,729,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $8.56
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $8.15
  • 52 Week Range: $7.42 - $9.21
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 7.82
  • P/E Growth: -1.92
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $12.55 million
  • Price / Sales: 102.16
  • Book Value: $8.32 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.02
  • Annual Dividend: $1.00
  • Dividend Yield: 11.8%
  • Net Margins: -3.81%
  • Return on Equity: 12.13%
  • Return on Assets: 1.35%
  • Average Volume: 1.29 million shs.
  • Beta: 0.68
  • Short Ratio: 3.98
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 declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, June 8th. Investors of record on Thursday, June 22nd will be paid a dividend of $0.25 per share on Wednesday, July 12th. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a yield of 11.83%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, June 20th. View CYS Investments' Dividend History.

How were CYS Investments' earnings last quarter?

CYS Investments, Inc. (NYSE:CYS) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February, 15th. The company reported $0.24 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.24. The firm earned $48.40 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $68.21 million. CYS Investments had a negative net margin of 3.81% and a positive return on equity of 12.13%. 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, July, 26th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for CYS Investments.

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

6 brokerages have issued 12-month price objectives for CYS Investments' shares. Their predictions range from $7.50 to $9.00. On average, they anticipate CYS Investments' share price to reach $8.30 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for CYS Investments.

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

Who owns CYS Investments stock?

CYS Investments' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Confluence Investment Management LLC (0.60%), James Investment Research Inc. (0.10%), Opera Trading Capital (0.09%), Aperio Group LLC (0.04%), Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.04%) and Maple Capital Management Inc. (0.04%). Company insiders that own CYS Investments stock include David A Tyson, Jeffrey Hughes, Kevin E Grant and Stephen P Jonas. View Institutional Ownership Trends for CYS Investments.

Who sold CYS Investments stock? Who is selling CYS Investments stock?

CYS Investments' stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Creative Planning and Aperio Group LLC. Company insiders that have sold CYS Investments stock in the last year include David A Tyson and Kevin E Grant. View Insider Buying and Selling for CYS Investments.

Who bought CYS Investments stock? Who is buying CYS Investments stock?

CYS Investments' stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including James Investment Research Inc., Opera Trading Capital, Confluence Investment Management LLC and Fox Run Management L.L.C.. View Insider Buying and Selling for CYS Investments.

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 $8.45.

MarketBeat Community Rating for CYS Investments (NYSE CYS)
Community Ranking:  1.6 out of 5 ()
Outperform Votes:  128 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  267 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  395
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: 2 Sell Ratings, 4 Hold Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.67)
Consensus Price Target: $8.30 (1.78% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for CYS Investments (NYSE:CYS)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/27/2017Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsSet Price TargetHold$8.00N/AView 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 7/23/2015 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
7/25/2017$0.25N/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: $1.06 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.08 EPS


Current Dividend Information for CYS Investments (NYSE:CYS)
Most Recent Dividend:7/12/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.00
Dividend Yield:11.83%
Dividend Growth:-8.50% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:-476.19% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
94.34% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
92.59% (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: 63.29%
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
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) 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 logoCYS Investments, Inc. (NYSE:CYS) Upgraded to "Hold" by Zacks Investment Research - July 11 at 9:04 PM logoAGNC Investment's Q2 2017 Income Statement And EPS Projection - Part 2 - July 11 at 3:44 AM logoCYS Investments Inc (CYS) Downgraded by BidaskClub - July 8 at 7:46 PM logoForm 4 CYS Investments, Inc. For: Jul 01 Filed by: Beder Tanya S - July 6 at 3:04 AM logoCYS Investments, Inc. (CYS) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.27 Per Share - June 30 at 8:28 PM logoCYS Investments, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : CYS-US : June 30, 2017 - June 30 at 5:50 PM logoCYS Investments, Inc. (CYS) Stock Rating Lowered by BidaskClub - June 29 at 9:14 PM logoContrasting CYS Investments (CYS) & Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (WMC) - June 21 at 4:43 PM logoCYS Investments, Inc. (CYS) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Analysts - June 20 at 10:31 PM logoCYS Investments, Inc. (CYS) Lowered to "Sell" at Zacks Investment Research - June 20 at 7:56 PM logoWhy CYS Investments Is a Top 10 REIT Stock With 11.23% Yield (CYS) - Nasdaq - June 19 at 1:57 PM logoBidaskClub Upgrades CYS Investments, Inc. (CYS) to Strong-Buy - June 17 at 6:38 PM logo'Safer' Dividend Follower Favorites Led By RAIT Financial & Orchid June Gains - June 17 at 4:58 PM logoETFs with exposure to CYS Investments, Inc. : June 15, 2017 - June 15 at 6:33 PM logoNotable Wednesday Option Activity: TOL, HD, CYS - June 14 at 10:33 PM logoCYS Investments Inc Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.25 (CYS) - June 9 at 1:50 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 logoCYS Investments, Inc. Board of Directors Declares Second Quarter 2017 Common Stock Dividend of $0.25 Per Share, and Preferred Stock Dividends - June 8 at 5:39 PM logo$0.27 Earnings Per Share Expected for CYS Investments Inc (CYS) This Quarter - June 6 at 6:16 PM logoCYS Investments, Inc. to Appear at KBW Mortgage Finance & Asset Management Conference - May 30 at 4:35 PM logoCYS Investments Inc (CYS) PT Set at $8.00 by Keefe, Bruyette & Woods - May 27 at 10:20 AM logoCYS Investments Inc (CYS) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages - May 26 at 10:19 PM logoBRIEF-CYS Investments files for potential mixed shelf offering - May 23 at 12:32 PM logoResearch Reports Coverage on REIT Stocks -- CyrusOne, CYS Investments, National Retail Properties, - PR Newswire (press release) - May 19 at 8:22 AM logoZacks Investment Research Downgrades CYS Investments Inc (CYS) to Hold - May 16 at 8:18 PM logoShould Value Investors Pick CYS Investments (CYS) Stock? - Nasdaq - May 14 at 9:27 AM logoShould Value Investors Pick CYS Investments (CYS) Stock? - May 12 at 5:10 PM logo Brokerages Expect CYS Investments Inc (CYS) to Post $0.27 Earnings Per Share - May 11 at 9:18 AM logoI Just Bought This 8% Yield - Seeking Alpha - May 7 at 4:56 PM logoAssessing AGNC Investment's Results For Q1 2017 (Including Current Price Target) - May 3 at 8:32 AM logoCYS Investments Inc (CYS) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages - May 1 at 11:10 PM logoThe Dirty Secret Behind The 11.8% Yield - Seeking Alpha - April 28 at 3:13 AM logoSomewhat Favorable Press Coverage Likely to Affect CYS Investments (CYS) Share Price - April 27 at 10:48 PM logoCYS Investments Reaches Analyst Target Price - April 27 at 5:10 PM logoSomewhat Favorable Media Coverage Very Likely to Impact CYS Investments (CYS) Share Price - April 24 at 8:32 PM logoSomewhat Positive Media Coverage Somewhat Likely to Impact CYS Investments (CYS) Share Price - April 21 at 6:31 PM logoEdited Transcript of CYS earnings conference call or presentation 20-Apr-17 1:00pm GMT - April 21 at 12:23 PM logoCYS Investments, Inc. 2017 Q1 - Results - Earnings Call Slides - April 20 at 4:47 PM logoBRIEF-CYS Investments Q1 gaap earnings per share $0.19 - April 20 at 4:47 PM logo12% Yielder CYS Climbs After Q1 Earnings Beat - April 20 at 4:47 PM logoCYS Investments leads mREIT sector higher; sell-side stays cautious - April 20 at 10:46 AM logo$0.26 EPS Expected for CYS Investments Inc (CYS) This Quarter - April 20 at 7:38 AM logoCYS Investments Inc (CYS) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results - April 19 at 9:48 PM logoCYS Investments, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2017 Financial Results - Business Wire (press release) - April 19 at 9:39 PM logoCYS beats 1Q profit forecasts - April 19 at 9:39 PM



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