Stock Performance

Short Positions on Selected Mortgage Stocks

For selected firms, current stock price, 52-week high, and percentage of float being shorted.

June 2, 2015, chart covers Altisource Portfolio Solutions, Ellie Mae, Fidelity National, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, Genworth, JPMorgan Chase, Nationstar, Ocwen, PHH, Radian, Stonegate Mortgage, Walter Investment and Wells Fargo.

As of June 2, 2015

Poll

With rates higher this year, there has been talk of lenders liberalizing their underwriting standards in an effort to increase volume and make up for lower refis.

Do you think your shop will loosen standards over the coming three months?

Yes, but not by much.

47%

Yes, by a lot.

5%

Yes and, heck, we may even do non-QM lending.

14%

No, not at all.

26%

No and we may even tighten credit.

7%