- December 2017 Monthly Dividend of $0.14 Per Share
- RMBS Portfolio Characteristics as of November 30, 2017
VERO BEACH, Fla., Dec. 13, 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 December 2017. The dividend of $0.14 per share will be paid January 10, 2018, to holders of record on December 29, 2017, with an ex-dividend date of December 28, 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 December 13, 2017, the Company had 51,571,065 shares outstanding. At September 30, 2017, the Company had 45,308,169 shares outstanding.
RMBS Portfolio Characteristics
Details of the RMBS portfolio as of November 30, 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. 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||Nov 2017 CPR|
|Asset Category||Face||Value(1)||Price||Portfolio||Coupon||(Reported in Dec)|
|As of November 30, 2017|
|Adjustable Rate RMBS||$||1,665||$||1,768||$||106.13||0.04||%||3.94||%||0.01||%|
|10-1 Hybrid Rate RMBS||40,503||41,212||101.75||1.04||%||2.55||%||6.73||%|
|Hybrid Adjustable Rate RMBS||40,503||41,212||101.75||1.04||%||2.55||%||6.73||%|
|15 Year Fixed Rate RMBS||39,763||41,340||103.97||1.04||%||3.50||%||8.90||%|
|20 Year Fixed Rate RMBS||298,941||315,960||105.69||7.98||%||4.00||%||3.72||%|
|30 Year Fixed Rate RMBS||3,202,439||3,433,875||107.23||86.78||%||4.38||%||9.25||%|
|Total Fixed Rate RMBS||3,541,143||3,791,175||107.06||95.81||%||4.33||%||8.78||%|
|Total Pass-through RMBS||3,583,311||3,834,155||107.00||96.90||%||4.32||%||8.75||%|
|Inverse Interest-Only Securities||270,283||34,414||12.73||0.87||%||4.29||%||9.79||%|
|Total Mortgage Assets||$||4,570,406||$||3,956,976||100.00||%||4.30||%||9.61||%|
|RMBS Assets by Agency||Investment Company Act of 1940 Whole Pool Test|
|($ in thousands)||($ in thousands)|
|Asset Category||Value(1)||Portfolio||Asset Category||Value(1)||Portfolio|
|As of November 30, 2017||As of November 30, 2017|
|Fannie Mae||$||2,460,219||62.2||%||Whole Pool Assets||$||3,347,761||84.6||%|
|Freddie Mac||1,490,709||37.6||%||Non-Whole Pool Assets||609,215||15.4||%|
|Ginnie Mae||6,048||0.2||%||Total Mortgage Assets||$||3,956,976||100.0||%|
|Total Mortgage Assets||$||3,956,976||100.0||%|
(1) Amounts in the tables above exclude assets with a fair value of approximately $119.0 million sold in November 2017, which settle in December 2017.
|Borrowings By Counterparty|
|($ in thousands)|
|As of November 30, 2017||Borrowings(1)||Debt||in Days||Maturity|
|J.P. Morgan Securities LLC||$||575,229||15.0||%||173||8/10/2018|
|Mirae Asset Securities (USA) Inc.||359,514||9.3||%||112||8/10/2018|
|Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.||275,257||7.1||%||11||12/11/2017|
|ICBC Financial Services LLC||247,114||6.4||%||13||12/13/2017|
|Cantor Fitzgerald & Co||242,372||6.3||%||28||1/16/2018|
|Citigroup Global Markets Inc||231,470||6.0||%||34||1/16/2018|
|Guggenheim Securities, LLC||228,125||5.9||%||29||1/12/2018|
|RBC Capital Markets, LLC||221,504||5.7||%||43||1/12/2018|
|Mizuho Securities USA, Inc||201,823||5.2||%||17||1/22/2018|
|Mitsubishi UFJ Securities (USA), Inc||187,974||4.9||%||48||1/22/2018|
|Goldman, Sachs & Co||168,481||4.4||%||17||12/29/2017|
|ED&F Man Capital Markets Inc||144,915||3.8||%||76||2/22/2018|
|South Street Securities, LLC||143,554||3.7||%||14||1/29/2018|
|Nomura Securities International, Inc.||135,829||3.5||%||46||1/29/2018|
|Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated||106,155||2.7||%||9||12/13/2017|
|Natixis, New York Branch||105,160||2.7||%||17||12/27/2017|
|Daiwa Securities America Inc.||70,924||1.8||%||11||12/13/2017|
|KGS-Alpha Capital Markets, L.P||65,704||1.7||%||101||8/14/2018|
|Lucid Cash Fund USG LLC||25,137||0.7||%||15||12/15/2017|
|ING Financial Markets LLC||17,185||0.4||%||1||12/1/2017|
|J.V.B. Financial Group, LLC||12,980||0.3||%||13||12/13/2017|
(1) In November 2017, the Company sold assets with a fair value of approximately $119.0 million which settle in December 2017 that collateralize approximately $115.9 million of repurchase agreements included in the table above.
|RMBS Risk Measures|
|($ 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 November 30, 2017|
|Adjustable Rate RMBS||$||1,768||6||10.05||%||2.00||%||$||12||$||(8||)|
|Hybrid Adjustable Rate RMBS||41,212||62||7.55||%||2.00||%||552||(632||)|
|Total Fixed Rate RMBS||3,791,175||n/a||n/a||n/a||52,812||(76,970||)|
|Total Pass-through RMBS||3,834,155||n/a||n/a||n/a||53,376||(77,610||)|
|Inverse Interest-Only Securities||34,414||1||5.18||%||n/a||2,088||(3,235||)|
|Total Mortgage Assets||$||3,956,976||n/a||n/a||n/a||$||41,831||$||(69,477||)|
|Balance(2)||End Date||(-50 BPS)(1)||(+50 BPS)(1)|
|Eurodollar Futures Contracts - Short Positions||$||1,130,769||Dec-2020||$||(16,387||)||$||18,375|
|Treasury Futures Contracts - Short Positions||140,000||Mar-2018||(5,470||)||5,233|
|TBA Short Positions||363,000||Jan-2018||(8,381||)||11,067|
- 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.
- Treasury futures contracts were valued at a price of $124.05 at November 30, 2017. The notional contract value of the short position was $173.7 million.
Orchid Island Capital, Inc.
Robert E. Cauley
3305 Flamingo Drive, Vero Beach, Florida 32963
Telephone: (772) 231-1400
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