Why Two Harbors Is Poised to Keep Rallying

Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, real estate investment trust Two Harbors Investment has earned a coveted five-star ranking.

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

Two Harbors facts

Headquarters (Founded)

Minnetonka, Minn. (2007)

Market Cap

$3.4 billion


Mortgage REITs

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$170.7 million


CEO Thomas Siering (since 2009)
CFO Brad Farrell (since 2012)

Return on Equity (Average, Past 3 Years)



$2.3 billion / $14.2 billion

Dividend Yield



Annaly Capital Management
New York Mortgage Trust

Redwood Trust

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

On CAPS, 99%of the 184 members who have rated Two Harbors believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Just yesterday, one of those Fools, PKandJulia, succinctly summed up the Two Harbors bull case for our community:

Buy low, sell high. ... Housing and mortgage paper (and banks too) are beginning a recovery. [Two Harbors] appears to have solid management and are invested right there. At book value or below, that should be a successful combination.

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