Why PennyMac Is Poised to Outperform


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

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

PennyMac facts

Headquarters (founded)

Moorpark, Calif. (2009)

Market Cap

$1.6 billion


Mortgage REITs

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$228.3 million


Chairman/CEO Stanford Kurland
President/COO David Spector

Trailing-12-Month Return on Equity


Cash / Debt

$108.8 million / $1.1 billion

Dividend Yield



Annaly Capital Management Capstead Mortgage MFA Financial

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

On CAPS, 96% of the 105 members who have rated PennyMac believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Just last week, one of those Fools, greenb95, tapped PennyMac as a particularly solid income opportunity:

Has great management and [PennyMac's] share price has been pretty much steadily climbing since Oct '11. Don't know how it's going to perform in the short term, but ... expecting a nice rise in stock price over the next couple years, based on expected '13, '14 earnings ($3.40, $3.56). In the meantime, I'm happy to collect that great dividend, thank you very much!

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