4-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: Chimera Investment

Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, mortgage REIT Chimera Investment (NYS: CIM) has earned a respected four-star ranking.

With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Chimera's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.

Chimera facts

Headquarters (founded)

New York (2007)

Market Cap

$2.9 billion


Mortgage REITs

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$614.1 million


CEO Matthew Lambiase
CFO A. Alexandra Denahan

Trailing-12-Month Return on Equity



$9.8 million / $6.2 billion

Dividend Yield



Annaly Capital Management
Capstead Mortgage
MFA Financial

Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.

On CAPS, 96% of the 1,214 members who have rated Chimera believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Just a couple of days ago, one of those Fools, nccurrie, tapped the stock as a particularly timely income opportunity: "[Ben Bernanke's] promise to keep interest rates low for another 2 years virtually guarantees [Chimera's] operations will continue at their current level, and they MUST distribute the majority of their profits. Plus, the great dividend yield makes it attractive to many conservative investors."

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