Jane Street Group LLC purchased a new stake in shares of CYS Investments Inc (NYSE:CYS) in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund purchased 22,206 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock, valued at approximately $192,000.

Several other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Profund Advisors LLC raised its stake in shares of CYS Investments by 1.7% in the 2nd quarter. Profund Advisors LLC now owns 11,900 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $100,000 after acquiring an additional 196 shares in the last quarter. Ameritas Investment Partners Inc. raised its stake in shares of CYS Investments by 9.0% in the 2nd quarter. Ameritas Investment Partners Inc. now owns 13,300 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $112,000 after acquiring an additional 1,096 shares in the last quarter. Barings LLC bought a new position in shares of CYS Investments in the 3rd quarter valued at approximately $129,000. Private Advisor Group LLC raised its stake in shares of CYS Investments by 1.6% in the 2nd quarter. Private Advisor Group LLC now owns 16,669 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $140,000 after acquiring an additional 266 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Amalgamated Bank raised its stake in shares of CYS Investments by 1.0% in the 2nd quarter. Amalgamated Bank now owns 19,252 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $162,000 after acquiring an additional 196 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 62.15% of the company’s stock.

CYS Investments Inc (NYSE CYS) opened at $7.97 on Monday. CYS Investments Inc has a one year low of $7.46 and a one year high of $8.98. The firm has a market capitalization of $1,240.00, a P/E ratio of -39.85 and a beta of 0.62.

CYS Investments (NYSE:CYS) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October 25th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.24 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.25 by ($0.01). CYS Investments had a negative net margin of 2.59% and a positive return on equity of 13.30%. The company had revenue of $46.99 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $54.46 million. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.27 earnings per share.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, December 27th. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 22nd will be given a $0.25 dividend. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a yield of 12.55%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 21st. CYS Investments’s dividend payout ratio is currently -500.00%.

Separately, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $8.50 price objective on shares of CYS Investments in a research note on Thursday, September 14th. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $8.25.

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CYS Investments Profile

CYS 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.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for CYS Investments (NYSE:CYS)

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