- March 2017 Monthly Dividend of $0.14 Per Share
- RMBS Portfolio Characteristics as of February 28, 2017
VERO BEACH, Fla., March 08, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Orchid Island Capital, Inc. (the “Company”) (NYSE:ORC) announced today that the Board of Directors declared a monthly cash dividend for the month of March 2017. The dividend of $0.14 per share will be paid April 10, 2017, to holders of record on March 31, 2017, with an ex-dividend date of March 29, 2017.
The Company intends to make regular monthly cash distributions to its stockholders. In order to qualify as a real estate investment trust (“REIT”), the Company must distribute annually to its stockholders an amount at least equal to 90% of its REIT taxable income, determined without regard to the deduction for dividends paid and excluding any net capital gain. The Company will be subject to income tax on taxable income that is not distributed and to an excise tax to the extent that a certain percentage of its taxable income is not distributed by specified dates. The Company has not established a minimum distribution payment level and is not assured of its ability to make distributions to stockholders in the future.
As of March 8, 2017, the Company had 32,964,547 shares outstanding, the same number of shares outstanding as of January 31, 2016. At December 31, 2016, the Company had 32,962,919 shares outstanding.
RMBS Portfolio Characteristics
Details of the RMBS portfolio as of February 28, 2017 are presented below. These figures are preliminary and subject to change. The information contained herein is an intra-quarter update created by the Company based upon information that the Company believes is accurate:
- RMBS Valuation Characteristics
- RMBS Assets by Agency
- Investment Company Act of 1940 (Whole Pool) Test Results
- Repurchase Agreement Exposure by Counterparty
- RMBS Risk Measures
About Orchid Island Capital, Inc.
Orchid Island Capital, Inc. is a specialty finance company that invests in Agency RMBS that are either traditional pass-through Agency RMBS or structured Agency RMBS. Orchid Island Capital, Inc. has elected to be taxed as a REIT for federal income tax purposes.
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and other federal securities laws. These forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, statements about the Company’s distributions and the expected funding of purchased assets and anticipated borrowings. These forward-looking statements are based upon Orchid Island Capital, Inc.’s present expectations, but these statements are not guaranteed to occur. Investors should not place undue reliance upon forward-looking statements. For further discussion of the factors that could affect outcomes, please refer to the “Risk Factors” section of the Company’s Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2016.
|RMBS Valuation Characteristics|
|($ in thousands)|
|Current||Fair||Current||of||Average||Feb 2017 CPR|
|Asset Category||Face||Value(1)||Price||Portfolio||Coupon||(Reported in Mar)|
|As of February 28, 2017|
|Adjustable Rate RMBS||$||1,919||$||2,038||106.23||0.06||%||3.50||%||38.32||%|
|10-1 Hybrid Rate RMBS||42,872||43,961||102.54||1.35||%||2.55||%||3.88||%|
|Hybrid Adjustable Rate RMBS||42,872||43,961||102.54||1.35||%||2.55||%||3.88||%|
|15 Year Fixed Rate RMBS||82,190||85,642||104.20||2.62||%||3.28||%||11.02||%|
|20 Year Fixed Rate RMBS||239,367||255,317||106.66||7.81||%||4.00||%||6.56||%|
|30 Year Fixed Rate RMBS||2,546,113||2,735,250||107.43||83.72||%||4.34||%||4.67||%|
|Total Fixed Rate RMBS||2,867,670||3,076,209||107.27||94.15||%||4.28||%||5.01||%|
|Total Pass-through RMBS||2,912,461||3,122,208||107.20||95.56||%||4.26||%||5.01||%|
|Inverse Interest-Only Securities||246,589||48,328||19.60||1.48||%||5.45||%||10.52||%|
|Total Mortgage Assets||$||3,919,644||$||3,267,365||100.00||%||4.26||%||6.42||%|
|RMBS Assets by Agency||Investment Company Act of 1940 Whole Pool Test|
|($ in thousands)||($ in thousands)|
|Asset Category||Value(1)||Portfolio||Asset Category||Value(1)||Portfolio|
|As of February 28, 2017||As of February 28, 2017|
|Fannie Mae||$||2,342,633||71.7||%||Whole Pool Assets||$||2,837,920||86.9||%|
|Freddie Mac||915,919||28.0||%||Non Whole Pool Assets||429,445||13.1||%|
|Ginnie Mae||8,813||0.3||%||Total Mortgage Assets||$||3,267,365||100.0||%|
|Total Mortgage Assets||$||3,267,365||100.0||%|
(1) Amounts in the tables above include assets with a fair value of approximately $7.8 million purchased in February 2017 which settle in March 2017.
|Borrowings By Counterparty|
|($ in thousands)|
|As of February 28, 2017||Borrowings(1)||Debt||in Days||Maturity|
|Citigroup Global Markets Inc||$||292,372||9.6||%||18||5/30/2017|
|J.P. Morgan Securities LLC||280,492||9.2||%||13||3/17/2017|
|Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.||248,598||8.2||%||11||3/13/2017|
|ICBC Financial Services LLC||244,580||8.0||%||12||3/15/2017|
|RBC Capital Markets, LLC||233,901||7.7||%||13||3/13/2017|
|Cantor Fitzgerald & Co||228,962||7.5||%||46||4/21/2017|
|Mitsubishi UFJ Securities (USA), Inc||207,296||6.8||%||46||4/17/2017|
|South Street Securities, LLC||174,672||5.7||%||7||3/21/2017|
|ED&F Man Capital Markets Inc||154,916||5.1||%||36||5/24/2017|
|Goldman, Sachs & Co||150,764||5.0||%||13||3/23/2017|
|Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated||150,682||5.0||%||25||5/1/2017|
|KGS-Alpha Capital Markets, L.P||146,357||4.8||%||23||5/25/2017|
|Guggenheim Securities, LLC||145,913||4.8||%||10||3/14/2017|
|Daiwa Securities America Inc.||124,801||4.1||%||13||3/20/2017|
|Natixis, New York Branch||87,219||2.9||%||8||3/17/2017|
|Nomura Securities International, Inc.||69,891||2.3||%||22||3/29/2017|
|Mizuho Securities USA, Inc||45,645||1.5||%||12||3/14/2017|
(1) In February 2017, the Company purchased assets with a fair value of approximately $7.8 million which settle in March 2017 that are expected to be funded by repurchase agreements. These anticipated borrowings are not included in the table above.
|RMBS Risk Measures|
|($ in thousands)|
|Fair||Coupon Reset||Cap||Cap Per Year||Sensitivity||Sensitivity|
|Asset Category||Value||(if applicable)||(if applicable)||(if applicable)||(-50 BPS)(1)||(+50 BPS)(1)|
|As of February 28, 2017|
|Adjustable Rate RMBS||$||2,038||4||10.05||%||2.00||%||$||10||$||(9||)|
|Hybrid Adjustable Rate RMBS||43,961||71||7.55||%||2.00||%||679||(765||)|
|Total Fixed Rate RMBS||3,076,209||n/a||n/a||n/a||61,976||(76,006||)|
|Total Pass-through RMBS||3,122,208||n/a||n/a||n/a||62,665||(76,780||)|
|Inverse Interest-Only Securities||48,328||1||6.22||%||n/a||1,921||(3,160||)|
|Total Mortgage Assets||$||3,267,365||n/a||n/a||n/a||$||52,632||$||(70,702||)|
|Balance(2)||End Date||(-50 BPS)(1)||(+50 BPS)(1)|
|Eurodollar Futures Contracts - Short Positions||$||643,750||Dec-2020||$||(11,554||)||$||12,875|
|Treasury Futures Contracts - Short Positions||465,000||Jun-2027||(17,939||)||17,508|
|TBA Short Positions||447,000||Mar-2017||(9,772||)||11,755|
(1) Modeled results from Citigroup Global Markets Inc. Yield Book. Interest rate shocks assume instantaneous parallel shifts and horizon prices are calculated assuming constant LIBOR option-adjusted spreads. These results are for illustrative purposes only and actual results may differ materially.
(2) Treasury futures contracts were valued at a price of $124.58 at February 28, 2017. The nominal value of the short position was $579.3 million.
Contact: Orchid Island Capital, Inc. Robert E. Cauley 3305 Flamingo Drive, Vero Beach, Florida 32963 Telephone: (772) 231-1400
Source:Orchid Island Capital Inc.