Is This CEO Worth $25 Million?


In the video below, Motley Fool financial analyst David Hanson tells investors about a busy week for financial statements this week and, in particular, takes a look at Annaly Capital's proxy statement, in which the company disclosed that the total payment for Annaly's CEO Wellington Denahan for 2012 would be over $25 million. Is she really worth all that money to the company and its shareholders? David gives investors his take.

There's no question that Annaly Capital's double-digit dividend is eye-catching. But can investors count on that payout sticking around? With the Federal Reserve keeping interest rates at historically low levels, Annaly has had to scramble to defend its bottom line. In The Motley Fool's premium research report on Annaly, senior analysts Ilan Moscovitz and Matt Koppenheffer uncover the key challenges the company faces, and divulge three reasons investors may consider buying it. Simply click here now to claim your copy today!

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