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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
FORM 10-Q
[X]              QUARTERLY REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES
EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
FOR THE QUARTERLY PERIOD ENDED: March 31, 2019
OR
[  ]              TRANSITION REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES
EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
FOR THE TRANSITION PERIOD FROM _______________ TO _________________
COMMISSION FILE NUMBER: 1-33796
CHIMERA INVESTMENT CORPORATION
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its Charter) 
MARYLAND
 
26-0630461
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation or organization)
 
 (IRS Employer Identification No.)
                                                                                                                                             
520 Madison Avenue 32nd Floor
NEW YORK, NEW YORK
(Address of principal executive offices)
10022
(Zip Code)
(212) 626-2300
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of Each Class
Trading Symbol(s)
Name of Each Exchange on Which Registered
 
 
 
Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share
CIM
New York Stock Exchange
8.00% Series A Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock, par value $0.01 per share
CIM PRA
New York Stock Exchange
8.00% Series B Cumulative Fixed-to-Floating Rate Redeemable Preferred Stock, par value $0.01 per share
CIM PRB
New York Stock Exchange
7.75% Series C Cumulative Fixed-to-Floating Rate Redeemable Preferred Stock, par value $0.01 per share
CIM PRC
New York Stock Exchange
8.00% Series D Cumulative Fixed-to-Floating Rate Redeemable Preferred Stock, par value $0.01 per share
CIM PRD
New York Stock Exchange

Indicate by check mark whether the Registrant (1) has filed all documents and reports required to be filed by Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 during the preceding 12 months (or for such shorter period that the Registrant was required to file such reports), and (2) has been subject to such filing requirements for the past 90 days:
Yes þ No ☐

Indicate by check mark whether the Registrant has submitted electronically every Interactive Data File required to be submitted and posted pursuant to Rule 405 of Regulation S-T (Section 232.405 of this chapter) during the preceding 12 months (or for such shorter period that the registrant was required to submit and post such files).
Yes þ No ☐



Indicate by check mark whether the Registrant is a large accelerated filer, an accelerated filer, non-accelerated filer, a smaller reporting company, or an emerging growth company. See definition of “accelerated filer,” “large accelerated filer,” “smaller reporting company” and "emerging growth company" in Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act.
Large accelerated filer þ Accelerated filer ☐ Non-accelerated filer ☐ Smaller reporting company ☐
Emerging growth company ☐
If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act
Indicate by check mark whether the Registrant is a shell company (as defined in Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act)
Yes ☐ No þ

Indicate the number of shares outstanding of each of the issuer’s classes of common stock, as of the last practicable date:
Class
Outstanding at April 30, 2019
Common Stock, $0.01 par value
187,145,152





CHIMERA INVESTMENT CORPORATION

FORM 10-Q
TABLE OF CONTENTS

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Consolidated Statements of Financial Condition as of March 31, 2019 (Unaudited) and December 31, 2018 (Derived from the audited consolidated financial statements as of December 31, 2018)
2
 
 
Consolidated Statements of Operations (Unaudited) for the three months ended March 31, 2019 and 2018
3
 
 
Consolidated Statements of Comprehensive Income (Unaudited) for the three months ended March 31, 2019 and 2018
4
 
 
Consolidated Statements of Changes in Stockholders’ Equity (Unaudited) for the three months ended March 31, 2019 and 2018
5
 
 
Consolidated Statements of Cash Flows (Unaudited) for the three months ended March 31, 2019 and 2018
6
 
 
8
 
 
42
 
 
60
 
 
65
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
65
 
 
65
 
 
Item 2. Unregistered Sales of Equity Securities and Use of Proceeds
66
 
 
66
 
 
68




1


Part I
Item 1. Consolidated Financial Statements

CHIMERA INVESTMENT CORPORATION
CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF FINANCIAL CONDITION
(dollars in thousands, except share and per share data)
(Unaudited)

March 31, 2019
December 31, 2018
Cash and cash equivalents
$
122,850

$
47,486

Non-Agency RMBS, at fair value
2,538,043

2,486,130

Agency MBS, at fair value
12,238,044

12,188,950

Loans held for investment, at fair value
12,400,203

12,572,581

Receivable for investment sold
1,414,478


Accrued interest receivable
122,746

123,442

Other assets
500,593

252,582

Derivatives, at fair value, net
946

37,468

Total assets (1)
$
29,337,903

$
27,708,639

Liabilities:
 

 

Repurchase agreements ($17.2 billion and $15.8 billion pledged as collateral, respectively)
$
15,323,874

$
14,030,465

Securitized debt, collateralized by Non-Agency RMBS ($1.0 billion pledged as collateral, respectively)
153,179

159,955

Securitized debt at fair value, collateralized by loans held for investment ($11.8 billion and $12.3 billion pledged as collateral, respectively)
8,124,760

8,455,376

Payable for investments purchased
1,513,657

1,136,157

Accrued interest payable
124,759

110,402

Dividends payable
99,050

95,986

Accounts payable and other liabilities
45,447

16,469

Total liabilities (1)
$
25,384,726

$
24,004,810






Commitments and Contingencies (See Note 15)









Stockholders' Equity:
 

 

Preferred Stock, par value of $0.01 per share, 100,000,000 shares authorized:




8.00% Series A cumulative redeemable: 5,800,000 shares issued and outstanding, respectively ($145,000 liquidation preference)
$
58

$
58

8.00% Series B cumulative redeemable: 13,000,000 shares issued and outstanding, respectively ($325,000 liquidation preference)
130

130

7.75% Series C cumulative redeemable: 10,400,000 shares issued and outstanding, respectively ($260,000 liquidation preference)
104

104

8.00% Series D cumulative redeemable: 8,000,000 and 0 shares issued and outstanding, respectively ($200,000 liquidation preference)
80


Common stock: par value $0.01 per share; 500,000,000 and 300,000,000 shares authorized, 187,144,009 and 187,052,398 shares issued and outstanding, respectively
1,871

1,871

Additional paid-in-capital
4,268,063

4,072,093

Accumulated other comprehensive income
672,988

626,832

Cumulative earnings
3,497,636

3,379,489

Cumulative distributions to stockholders
(4,487,753
)
(4,376,748
)
Total stockholders' equity
$
3,953,177

$
3,703,829

Total liabilities and stockholders' equity
$
29,337,903

$
27,708,639

(1) The Company's consolidated statements of financial condition include assets of consolidated variable interest entities (“VIEs”) that can only be used to settle obligations and liabilities of the VIE for which creditors do not have recourse to the primary beneficiary (Chimera Investment Corporation). As of March 31, 2019 and December 31, 2018, total assets of consolidated VIEs were $13,076,640 and $13,392,951, respectively, and total liabilities of consolidated VIEs were $8,312,916 and $8,652,158, respectively. See Note 8 for further discussion.

See accompanying notes to consolidated financial statements.

2



CHIMERA INVESTMENT CORPORATION
CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS
(dollars in thousands, except share and per share data)
(Unaudited)
 
For the Quarters Ended

March 31, 2019
March 31, 2018
Net interest income:


Interest income (1)
$
350,389

$
297,132

Interest expense (2)
202,950

149,251

Net interest income
147,439

147,881

Other-than-temporary impairments:
 

 

Total other-than-temporary impairment losses
(801
)
(294
)
Portion of loss recognized in other comprehensive income
(4,052
)
(864
)
Net other-than-temporary credit impairment losses
(4,853
)
(1,158
)
Other investment gains (losses):
 

 

Net unrealized gains (losses) on derivatives
(89,315
)
81,419

Realized gains (losses) on terminations of interest rate swaps
(108,046
)

Net realized gains (losses) on derivatives
(7,277
)
13,085

Net gains (losses) on derivatives
(204,638
)
94,504

Net unrealized gains (losses) on financial instruments at fair value
200,812

14,466

Net realized gains (losses) on sales of investments
8,603


Gains (losses) on extinguishment of debt

9,670

Total other gains (losses)
4,777

118,640






Other expenses:
 

 

Compensation and benefits
14,370

8,411

General and administrative expenses
5,883

5,489

Servicing fees
8,963

11,334

Deal expenses

1,088

Total other expenses
29,216

26,322

Income (loss) before income taxes
118,147

239,041

Income taxes

34

Net income (loss)
$
118,147

$
239,007






Dividends on preferred stock
17,392

9,400






Net income (loss) available to common shareholders
$
100,755

$
229,607






Net income (loss) per share available to common shareholders:


 

Basic
$
0.54

$
1.22

Diluted
$
0.54

$
1.22






Weighted average number of common shares outstanding:


 

Basic
187,112,454

187,553,281

Diluted
188,199,711

188,176,753



(1) Includes interest income of consolidated VIEs of $207,112 and $235,026 for the quarters ended March 31, 2019 and 2018, respectively. See Note 8 to consolidated financial statements for further discussion.
(2) Includes interest expense of consolidated VIEs of $91,027 and $99,614 for the quarters ended March 31, 2019 and 2018, respectively. See Note 8 to consolidated financial statements for further discussion.

See accompanying notes to consolidated financial statements.

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CHIMERA INVESTMENT CORPORATION
CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF COMPREHENSIVE INCOME (LOSS)
(dollars in thousands, except share and per share data)
(Unaudited)




For the Quarters Ended

March 31, 2019
March 31, 2018
Comprehensive income (loss):
 

Net income (loss)
$
118,147

$
239,007

Other comprehensive income:
 

Unrealized gains (losses) on available-for-sale securities, net
26,385

(88,816
)
Reclassification adjustment for net losses included in net income for other-than-temporary credit impairment losses
4,853

1,158

Reclassification adjustment for net realized losses (gains) included in net income
14,918


Other comprehensive income (loss)
46,156

(87,658
)
Comprehensive income (loss) before preferred stock dividends
$
164,303

$
151,349

Dividends on preferred stock
$
17,392

$
9,400

Comprehensive income (loss) available to common stock shareholders
$
146,911

$
141,949




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CHIMERA INVESTMENT CORPORATION   
CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF CHANGES IN STOCKHOLDERS' EQUITY
(dollars in thousands, except per share data)
(Unaudited)
 
Series A Preferred Stock Par Value
Series B Preferred Stock Par Value
Series C Preferred Stock Par Value
Series D Preferred Stock Par Value
Common
Stock Par
Value
Additional Paid-in Capital
Accumulated Other Comprehensive Income
Cumulative Earnings
Cumulative Distributions to Stockholders
Total
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Balance, December 31, 2017
$
58

$
130

$

$

$
1,878

$
3,826,691

$
796,902

$
2,967,852

$
(3,958,534
)
$
3,634,977

Net income (loss)







239,007


239,007

Other comprehensive income (loss)






(87,658
)


(87,658
)
Repurchase of common stock




(8
)
(14,826
)



(14,834
)
Stock based compensation





2,526




2,526

Common dividends declared








(93,875
)
(93,875
)
Preferred dividends declared








(9,400
)
(9,400
)
Balance, March 31, 2018
$
58

$
130

$

$

$
1,870

$
3,814,391

$
709,244

$
3,206,859

$
(4,061,809
)
$
3,670,743

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Balance, December 31, 2018
$
58

$
130

$
104

$

$
1,871

$
4,072,093

$
626,832

$
3,379,489

$
(4,376,748
)
$
3,703,829

Net income (loss)







118,147


118,147

Other comprehensive income (loss)






46,156



46,156

Stock based compensation





2,682




2,682

Common dividends declared








(93,613
)
(93,613
)
Preferred dividends declared








(17,392
)
(17,392
)
Issuance of preferred stock



80


193,288




193,368

Balance, March 31, 2019
$
58

$
130

$
104

$
80

$
1,871

$
4,268,063

$
672,988

$
3,497,636

$
(4,487,753
)
$
3,953,177



See accompanying notes to consolidated financial statements.

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CHIMERA INVESTMENT CORPORATION
CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF CASH FLOWS
(dollars in thousands)
(Unaudited)
 
For the Quarters Ended
 
March 31, 2019
March 31, 2018
Cash Flows From Operating Activities:
Net income
$
118,147

$
239,007

Adjustments to reconcile net income to net cash provided by (used in) operating activities:
(Accretion) amortization of investment discounts/premiums, net
6,030

2,521

Accretion (amortization) of deferred financing costs and securitized debt discounts/premiums, net
(5,955
)
(693
)
Amortization of swaption premium
160

727

Net unrealized losses (gains) on derivatives
89,315

(81,419
)
Margin (paid) received on derivatives
(98,565
)
43,891

Net unrealized losses (gains) on financial instruments at fair value
(200,812
)
(14,466
)
Net realized losses (gains) on sales of investments
(8,603
)

Net other-than-temporary credit impairment losses
4,853

1,158

(Gain) loss on extinguishment of debt

(9,670
)
Equity-based compensation expense
2,682

2,526

Changes in operating assets:




Decrease (increase) in accrued interest receivable, net
(662
)
2,120

Decrease (increase) in other assets
1,025

12,501

Changes in operating liabilities:




Increase (decrease) in accounts payable and other liabilities
15,655

(7,766
)
Increase (decrease) in accrued interest payable, net
14,554

8,041

Net cash provided by (used in) operating activities
$
(62,176
)
$
198,478

Cash Flows From Investing Activities:
Agency MBS portfolio:
 

 

Purchases
$
(1,379,467
)
$
(217,579
)
Sales
91,731


Principal payments
215,403

109,645

Non-Agency RMBS portfolio:
 

 

Purchases
(112,778
)

Sales
4,394


Principal payments
78,689

96,988

Loans held for investment:
 

 

Purchases
(512,044
)
(369,583
)
Sales
358,175


Principal payments
375,087

443,755

Net cash provided by (used in) investing activities
$
(880,810
)
$
63,226

Cash Flows From Financing Activities:
Proceeds from repurchase agreements
$
25,994,053

$
13,951,070

Payments on repurchase agreements
(24,700,865
)
(13,997,248
)
Net proceeds from preferred stock offerings
193,368


Payments on repurchase of common stock

(14,834
)
Proceeds from securitized debt borrowings, collateralized by loans held for investment

509,066

Payments on securitized debt borrowings, collateralized by loans held for investment
(354,361
)
(558,917
)
Payments on securitized debt borrowings, collateralized by Non-Agency RMBS
(5,905
)
(10,353
)
Common dividends paid
(93,526
)
(93,905
)
Preferred dividends paid
(14,414
)
(9,400
)

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Net cash provided by (used in) financing activities
$
1,018,350

$
(224,521
)
Net increase (decrease) in cash and cash equivalents
75,364

37,183

Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of period
47,486

63,569

Cash and cash equivalents at end of period
$
122,850

$
100,752

 
 
 
Supplemental disclosure of cash flow information:
Interest received
$
357,111

$
301,772

Interest paid
$
194,549

$
141,903

Non-cash investing activities:
 

 

Receivable for investments sold
$
1,414,478

$

Payable for investments purchased
$
1,513,657

$
766,250

Net change in unrealized gain (loss) on available-for sale securities
$
46,156

$
(87,658
)
Retained beneficial interests
$
40,825

$






Non-cash financing activities:
 

 

    Dividends declared, not yet paid
$
99,050

$
95,335



See accompanying notes to consolidated financial statements.

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CHIMERA INVESTMENT CORPORATION
NOTES TO CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS (Unaudited)
1. Organization

Chimera Investment Corporation, or the Company, was organized in Maryland on June 1, 2007. The Company commenced operations on November 21, 2007 when it completed its initial public offering. The Company elected to be taxed as a real estate investment trust, or REIT, under the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, and regulations promulgated thereunder, or the Code.

The Company conducts its operations through various subsidiaries including subsidiaries it treats as taxable REIT subsidiaries, or TRSs. In general, a TRS may hold assets and engage in activities that the Company cannot hold or engage in directly and generally may engage in any real estate or non-real estate related business. The Company currently has nine wholly owned direct subsidiaries: Chimera RMBS Whole Pool LLC, and Chimera RMBS LLC formed in June 2009; CIM Trading Company LLC, or CIM Trading, formed in July 2010; Chimera Funding TRS LLC, or CIM Funding TRS, a TRS formed in October 2013, Chimera CMBS Whole Pool LLC and Chimera RMBS Securities LLC formed in March 2015; Chimera Insurance Company, LLC formed in July 2015; Chimera RR Holding LLC formed in April 2016, and Anacostia LLC, a TRS formed in June 2018.

2. Summary of the Significant Accounting Policies

(a) Basis of Presentation and Consolidation

The accompanying consolidated financial statements and related notes of the Company have been prepared in accordance with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States, or GAAP. In the opinion of management, all adjustments considered necessary for a fair presentation of the Company's financial position, results of operations and cash flows have been included. Certain prior period amounts have been reclassified to conform to the current period's presentation.

The consolidated financial statements include, the Company’s accounts, the accounts of its wholly-owned subsidiaries, and variable interest entities, or VIEs, in which the Company is the primary beneficiary. All intercompany balances and transactions have been eliminated in consolidation.

The Company uses securitization trusts considered to be VIEs in its securitization and re-securitization transactions. VIEs are defined as entities in which equity investors (i) do not have the characteristics of a controlling financial interest, or (ii) do not have sufficient equity at risk for the entity to finance its activities without additional subordinated financial support from other parties. The entity that consolidates a VIE is known as its primary beneficiary, and is generally the entity with (i) the power to direct the activities that most significantly impact the VIEs’ economic performance, and (ii) the right to receive benefits from the VIE or the obligation to absorb losses of the VIE that could be significant to the VIE. For VIEs that do not have substantial on-going activities, the power to direct the activities that most significantly impact the VIEs’ economic performance may be determined by an entity’s involvement with the design and structure of the VIE.

The trusts are structured as entities that receive principal and interest on the underlying collateral and distribute those payments to the security holders. The assets held by the securitization entities are restricted in that they can only be used to fulfill the obligations of the securitization entity. The Company’s risks associated with its involvement with these VIEs are limited to its risks and rights as a holder of the security it has retained.

Determining the primary beneficiary of a VIE requires judgment. The Company determined that for the securitizations it consolidates, its ownership provides the Company with the obligation to absorb losses or the right to receive benefits from the VIE that could be significant to the VIE. In addition, the Company has the power to direct the activities of the VIEs that most significantly impact the VIEs’ economic performance, or power, such as rights to direct servicer activity or the Company was determined to have power in connection with its involvement with the structure and design of the VIE.

The Company’s interest in the assets held by these securitization vehicles, which are consolidated on the Company’s Consolidated Statements of Financial Condition, is restricted by the structural provisions of these trusts, and a recovery of the Company’s investment in the vehicles will be limited by each entity’s distribution provisions. The liabilities of the securitization vehicles, which are also consolidated on the Company’s Consolidated Statements of Financial Condition, are non-recourse to the Company, and can only be satisfied from each securitization vehicle’s respective asset pool.


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The assets of securitization entities are comprised of residential mortgage backed securities (or RMBS), or residential mortgage loans. See Notes 3, 4 and 8 for further discussion of the characteristics of the securities and loans in the Company’s portfolio.

(b) Statements of Financial Condition Presentation

The Company’s Consolidated Statements of Financial Condition include both the Company’s direct assets and liabilities and the assets and liabilities of consolidated securitization vehicles. Assets of each consolidated VIE can only be used to satisfy the obligations of that VIE, and the liabilities of consolidated VIEs are non-recourse to the Company. The Company is not obligated to provide, nor does it intend to provide, any financial support to these consolidated securitization vehicles. The notes to the consolidated financial statements describe the Company’s assets and liabilities including the assets and liabilities of consolidated securitization vehicles. See Note 8 for additional information related to the Company’s investments in consolidated securitization vehicles.

(c) Use of Estimates

The preparation of financial statements in conformity with GAAP requires management to make estimates and assumptions that effect the reported amounts of assets and liabilities and disclosure of contingent assets and liabilities at the date of the financial statements and the reported amounts of revenues and expenses during the reporting period. Although the Company’s estimates contemplate current conditions and how it expects them to change in the future, it is reasonably possible that actual conditions could be materially different than anticipated in those estimates, which could have a material adverse impact on the Company’s results of operations and its financial condition. Management has made significant estimates including in accounting for income recognition and OTTI on Agency and Non-Agency RMBS and IO MBS (Note 3), valuation of Agency MBS and Non-Agency RMBS (Notes 3 and 5), residential mortgage loans (Note 4), securitized debt (Note 7), derivative instruments (Notes 5 and 9) and compensation expense estimates (Note 12). Actual results could differ materially from those estimates.

(d) Significant Accounting Policies

There have been no significant changes to the Company's accounting policies included in Note 2 to the consolidated financial statements of the Company’s Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2018, other than the significant accounting policies disclosed below.

Income Taxes

The Company does not have any material unrecognized tax positions that would affect its financial statements or require disclosure. No accruals for penalties and interest were necessary as of March 31, 2019 or December 31, 2018.

Fair Value Disclosure

The Company has elected to account for certain Non- Agency RMBS investments acquired on or after January 1, 2019 under the fair value option. Under the fair value option, these investments will be carried at fair value, with changes in fair value reported in earnings (included as part of “Net unrealized gains (losses) on financial instruments at fair value”). Consistent with all other investments for which the Company has elected the fair value option, the Company will recognize revenue on a prospective basis in accordance with guidance in ASC 325-40.

The Company carries the majority of its financial instruments at fair value. The Company has elected fair value option on certain Non-Agency RMBS, Agency MBS, Loans held for investments and Securitized debt, collateralized by loans held for investment. The Company believes the fair value option election will provide its financial statements user with reduced complexity, greater consistency, understandability and comparability.

A complete discussion of the methodology utilized by the Company to estimate the fair value of its financial instruments is included in Note 5 to these consolidated financial statements.

(e) Recent Accounting Pronouncements

Derivatives and Hedging (Topic 815):

Inclusion of the Secured Overnight Financing Rate (SOFR) Overnight Index Swap (OIS) Rate as a Benchmark Interest Rate for Hedge Accounting Purposes (ASU No. 2018-16)


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In October 2018, the FASB issued ASU No. 2018-16, Derivatives and Hedging - Inclusion of the Secured Overnight Financing Rate (SOFR) Overnight Index Swap (OIS) Rate as a Benchmark Interest Rate for Hedge Accounting Purposes. The amendments in this update permit the OIS rate based on SOFR as a U.S. benchmark interest rate. Including the OIS rate based on SOFR as an eligible benchmark interest rate during the early stages of the marketplace transition will facilitate the LIBOR to SOFR transition and provide sufficient lead time for entities to prepare for changes to interest rate risk hedging strategies for both risk management and hedge accounting purposes. The Company has adopted this guidance as of January 1, 2019. The Company does not have any derivative instruments linked to SOFR and the Company does not apply hedge accounting for GAAP reporting purposes. The adoption of this guidance did not have any impact on the Company's consolidated financial statements.

Targeted improvements to Accounting for Hedging Activities (ASU No. 2017-12)

In August 2017, the FASB issued ASU No. 2017-12, Derivatives and Hedging - Targeted improvements to Accounting for Hedging Activities. This update is issued with the objective of improving the financial reporting of hedging relationships to better portray the economic results of an entity’s risk management activities in its financial statements. In addition, the amendments in this update make certain targeted improvements to simplify the application of the hedge accounting guidance in current GAAP. The Company has adopted this guidance as of January 1, 2019. The Company does not apply hedge accounting for GAAP reporting purposes. The adoption of this guidance did not have any impact on the Company's consolidated financial statements.

Fair Value Measurement - Changes to the Disclosure Requirements for Fair Value Measurement (Topic 820)

In August 2018, the FASB issued ASU No. 2018-13, Fair Value Measurement - Changes to the Disclosure Requirements for Fair Value Measurement. The amendments in this update modify the disclosure requirements on fair value measurements in Topic 820, Fair Value Measurement. It eliminates disclosure requirements for transfers between Level 1 and Level 2 of the fair value hierarchy and policies related to valuation processes and the timing of transfers between levels of the fair value hierarchy. It adds the following disclosure requirements, but it exempts nonpublic entities from these requirements: i) The changes in unrealized gains and losses for the period included in other comprehensive income for recurring Level 3 fair value measurements of instruments held at the end of the reporting period and ii) For recurring and nonrecurring Level 3 fair value measurements, the range and weighted averages used to develop significant unobservable inputs and how the weighted average was calculated, with certain exceptions. The Company has adopted this guidance as of January 1, 2019. The adoption of this guidance did not have a significant impact on the Company's consolidated financial statements.

Income Statement - Reporting Comprehensive Income - (Topic 220)

In February 2018, the FASB issued ASU No. 2018-02, Income Statement - Reporting Comprehensive Income - Reclassification of Certain Tax Effects from Accumulated Other Comprehensive Income. The amendments in this update allow a reclassification from accumulated other comprehensive income to retained earnings for stranded tax effects resulting from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Consequently, the amendments eliminate the stranded tax effects resulting from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and will improve the usefulness of information reported to financial statement users. However, because the amendments only relate to the reclassification of the income tax effects of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the underlying guidance that requires that the effect of a change in tax laws or rates be included in income from continuing operations is not affected. The amendments in this Update also require certain disclosures about stranded tax effects. The Company has adopted this guidance as of January 1, 2019. The adoption of this guidance did not have a significant impact on the Company's consolidated financial statements.

Financial Instruments - Credit Losses - (Topic 326)

In June 2016, the FASB issued ASU No. 2016-13, Measurement of Credit Losses on Financial Instruments. This update replaces the current model for recognizing credit losses from an incurred credit loss model to a current expected credit loss (CECL) model for instruments measured at amortized cost and requires entities to record allowances for available-for-sale (AFS) debt securities for all expected (rather than incurred) credit losses of the asset rather than reduce the carrying amount, as the Company does under the current OTTI model. This update also simplifies the accounting model for purchased credit-impaired debt securities and loans. The changes in the allowances created in accordance with this update will be recorded in earnings. The update also expands the disclosure requirements regarding the Company's assumptions, models, and methods for estimating the expected credit losses. In addition, the Company will disclose the amortized cost balance for each class of financial asset by credit quality indicator, disaggregated by the year of origination. The guidance in the ASU is effective for the Company as of January 1, 2020. Early adoption is allowed, beginning January 1, 2019. The standard requires entities to record a cumulative-effect adjustment to the statement of financial position as of the beginning of the first reporting period in which

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the guidance is effective. The Company did not early adopt and is currently evaluating what impact this update will have on the consolidated financial statements.

3. Mortgage-Backed Securities

The Company classifies its Non-Agency RMBS as senior, senior IO, subordinated, or subordinated IO. The Company also invests in Agency residential, commercial and IO MBS. Senior interests in Non-Agency RMBS are considered to be entitled to the first principal repayments in their pro-rata ownership interests at the acquisition date. The tables below present amortized cost, fair value and unrealized gain/losses of Company's MBS investments as of March 31, 2019 and December 31, 2018.
 
 
March 31, 2019
 
 
 
 
 
 
(dollars in thousands)
 
 
 
 
 
Principal or Notional Value
Total Premium
Total Discount
Amortized Cost
Fair Value
Gross Unrealized Gains
Gross Unrealized Losses
Net Unrealized Gain/(Loss)
Non-Agency RMBS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Senior
$
2,347,459

$
590

$
(1,076,077
)
$
1,271,972

$
1,922,984

$
651,411

$
(399
)
$
651,012

Senior, interest-only
6,227,847

289,604


289,604

281,757

42,464

(50,311
)
(7,847
)
Subordinated
446,450

8,729

(187,755
)
267,424

321,355

54,101

(170
)
53,931

Subordinated, interest-only
229,475

10,298


10,298

11,947

1,881

(232
)
1,649

Agency MBS
 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Residential
8,686,945

209,197


8,896,142

8,952,414

94,066

(37,794
)
56,272

Commercial
3,080,065

65,013

(5,185
)
3,139,893

3,138,727

25,839

(27,005
)
(1,166
)
Interest-only
2,627,192

145,343


145,343

146,903

4,364

(2,804
)
1,560

Total
$
23,645,433

$
728,774

$
(1,269,017
)
$
14,020,676

$
14,776,087

$
874,126

$
(118,715
)
$
755,411


 
 
December 31, 2018
 
 
 
 
 
 
(dollars in thousands)
 
 
 
 
 
Principal or Notional Value
Total Premium
Total Discount
Amortized Cost
Fair Value
Gross Unrealized Gains
Gross Unrealized Losses
Net Unrealized Gain/(Loss)
Non-Agency RMBS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Senior
$
2,386,049

$
537

$
(1,112,368
)
$
1,274,218

$
1,943,124

$
669,356

$
(450
)
$
668,906

Senior, interest-only
5,667,198

286,942


286,942

254,890

31,123

(63,175
)
(32,052
)
Subordinated
394,037

8,642

(179,669
)
223,010

276,467

53,702

(245
)
53,457

Subordinated, interest-only
221,549

9,932


9,932

11,649

2,000

(283
)
1,717

Agency MBS
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Residential
8,984,249

221,606


9,205,855

9,174,382

51,986

(83,459
)
(31,473
)
Commercial
2,895,679

61,727

(4,469
)
2,952,937

2,881,222

6,303

(78,018
)
(71,715
)
Interest-only
3,028,572

136,026


136,026

133,346

1,986

(4,666
)
(2,680
)
Total
$
23,577,333

$
725,412

$
(1,296,506
)
$
14,088,920

$
14,675,080

$
816,456

$
(230,296
)
$
586,160



The table below presents changes in accretable yield, or the excess of the security’s cash flows expected to be collected over the Company’s investment, solely as it pertains to the Company’s Non-Agency RMBS portfolio accounted for according to the provisions of ASC 310-30.


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For the Quarters Ended
 
March 31, 2019
March 31, 2018
 
(dollars in thousands)
Balance at beginning of period
$
1,248,309

$
1,303,590

Purchases


Yield income earned
(55,990
)
(59,732
)
Reclassification (to) from non-accretable difference
6,693

50,026

Sales and deconsolidation
(506
)
112

Balance at end of period
$
1,198,506

$
1,293,996



The table below presents the outstanding principal balance and related amortized cost at March 31, 2019 and December 31, 2018 as it pertains to the Company’s Non-Agency RMBS portfolio accounted for according to the provisions of ASC 310-30.
 
For the Quarter Ended
For the Year Ended
 
March 31, 2019
December 31, 2018
 
(dollars in thousands)
Outstanding principal balance:
 
 
Beginning of period
$
2,325,154

$
2,673,350

End of period
$
2,252,126

$
2,325,154

Amortized cost:
 

 

Beginning of period
$
1,158,291

$
1,381,839

End of period
$
1,119,307

$
1,158,291



The following tables present the gross unrealized losses and estimated fair value of the Company’s RMBS by length of time that such securities have been in a continuous unrealized loss position at March 31, 2019 and December 31, 2018. All securities in an unrealized loss position have been evaluated by the Company for OTTI.

 
 
 
March 31, 2019
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


(dollars in thousands)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Unrealized Loss Position for Less than 12 Months
 
Unrealized Loss Position for 12 Months or More
 
Total
 
Estimated Fair Value
Unrealized Losses
Number of Positions
 
Estimated Fair Value
Unrealized Losses
Number of Positions
 
Estimated Fair Value
Unrealized Losses
Number of Positions
Non-Agency RMBS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Senior
$

$


 
$
32,777

$
(399
)
1

 
$
32,777

$
(399
)
1

Senior, interest-only
31,447

(2,537
)
18

 
103,525

(47,774
)
88

 
134,972

(50,311
)
106

Subordinated
1,097

(78
)
1

 
725

(92
)
11

 
1,822

(170
)
12

Subordinated, interest-only
2,016

(113
)
1

 
284

(119
)
1

 
2,300

(232
)
2

Agency MBS
 

 



 


 

 

 
 

 

 

Residential
425,019

(735
)
2

 
1,515,009

(37,059
)
88

 
1,940,028

(37,794
)
90

Commercial
652,433

(9,357
)
312

 
857,886

(17,648
)
239

 
1,510,319

(27,005
)
551

Interest-only
10,285

(100
)
4

 
16,948

(2,704
)
9

 
27,233

(2,804
)
13

Total
$
1,122,297

$
(12,920
)
338

 
$
2,527,154

$
(105,795
)
437

 
$
3,649,451

$
(118,715
)
775



12



 
 
 
December 31, 2018
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
(dollars in thousands)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Unrealized Loss Position for Less than 12 Months
 
Unrealized Loss Position for 12 Months or More
 
Total
 
Estimated Fair Value
Unrealized Losses
Number of Positions
 
Estimated Fair Value
Unrealized Losses
Number of Positions
 
Estimated Fair Value
Unrealized Losses
Number of Positions
Non-Agency RMBS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Senior
$

$


 
$
33,303

$
(450
)
1

 
$
33,303

$
(450
)
1

Senior, interest-only
34,236

(4,276
)
29

 
95,108

(58,899
)
91

 
129,344

(63,175
)
120

Subordinated
13,404

(245
)
7

 


8

 
13,404

(245
)
15

Subordinated, interest-only
2,104

(158
)
2

 
303

(125
)
1

 
2,407

(283
)
3

Agency MBS
 

 

 

 
 

 

 

 
 

 

 

Residential
779,322

(6,220
)
17

 
1,809,566

(77,239
)
114

 
2,588,888

(83,459
)
131

Commercial
1,697,555

(56,382
)
548

 
504,570

(21,636
)
183

 
2,202,125

(78,018
)
731

Interest-only
5,769

(48
)
2

 
41,659

(4,618
)
17

 
47,428

(4,666
)
19

Total
$
2,532,390

$
(67,329
)
605

 
$
2,484,509

$
(162,967
)
415

 
$
5,016,899

$
(230,296
)
1,020



At March 31, 2019, the Company did not intend to sell any of its RMBS that were in an unrealized loss position, and it was not more likely than not that the Company would be required to sell these RMBS before recovery of their amortized cost basis, which may be at their maturity. With respect to RMBS held by consolidated VIEs, the ability of any entity to cause the sale by the VIE prior to the maturity of these RMBS is either expressly prohibited, not probable, or is limited to specified events of default, none of which have occurred as of March 31, 2019.

Gross unrealized losses on the Company’s Agency residential and commercial MBS (excluding Agency MBS which are reported at fair value with changes in fair value recorded in earnings) were $38 million and $95 million as of March 31, 2019 and December 31, 2018, respectively. Given the inherent credit quality of Agency MBS, the Company does not consider any of the current impairments on its Agency MBS to be credit related. In evaluating whether it is more likely than not that it will be required to sell any impaired security before its anticipated recovery, which may be at their maturity, the Company considers the significance of each investment, the amount of impairment, the projected future performance of such impaired securities, as well as the Company’s current and anticipated leverage capacity and liquidity position. Based on these analyses, the Company determined that at March 31, 2019 and December 31, 2018, unrealized losses on its Agency MBS were temporary.

Gross unrealized losses on the Company’s Non-Agency RMBS (excluding Non-Agency MBS which are reported at fair value with changes in fair value recorded in earnings) were $477 thousand and $601 thousand at March 31, 2019 and December 31, 2018, respectively. Based upon the most recent evaluation, the Company does not consider these unrealized losses to be indicative of OTTI and does not believe that these unrealized losses are credit related, but rather are due to other factors. The Company has reviewed its Non-Agency RMBS that are in an unrealized loss position to identify those securities with losses that are other-than-temporary based on an assessment of changes in cash flows expected to be collected for such RMBS, which considers recent bond performance and expected future performance of the underlying collateral.

A summary of the OTTI included in earnings for the quarters ended March 31, 2019 and 2018 are presented below.

 
For the Quarters Ended
 
March 31, 2019
March 31, 2018
 
(dollars in thousands)
Total other-than-temporary impairment losses
$
(801
)
$
(294
)
Portion of loss recognized in other comprehensive income (loss)
(4,052
)
(864
)
Net other-than-temporary credit impairment losses
$
(4,853
)
$
(1,158
)
 
The following table presents a roll forward of the credit loss component of OTTI on the Company’s Non-Agency RMBS for which a portion of loss was recognized in OCI. The table delineates between those securities that are recognizing OTTI for the first time as opposed to those that have previously recognized OTTI.

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For the Quarters Ended
 
March 31, 2019
March 31, 2018
 
(dollars in thousands)
Cumulative credit loss beginning balance
$
587,199

$
591,521

Additions:
 

 

Other-than-temporary impairments not previously recognized
1,479

1,140

Reductions for securities sold or deconsolidated during the period

(173
)
Increases related to other-than-temporary impairments on securities with previously recognized other-than-temporary impairments
3,375

18

Reductions for increases in cash flows expected to be collected over the remaining life of the securities
(771
)
(6,450
)
Cumulative credit impairment loss ending balance
$
591,282

$
586,056



Cash flows generated to determine net other-than-temporary credit impairment losses recognized in earnings are estimated using significant unobservable inputs. The significant inputs used to measure the component of OTTI recognized in earnings for the Company’s Non-Agency RMBS for the periods reported are summarized as follows:

 
For the Quarters Ended
 
March 31, 2019
March 31, 2018
Loss Severity
 
 
Weighted Average
69%
100%
Range
53% - 102%
34% - 132%
60+ days delinquent
 
 
Weighted Average
8%
18%
Range
2% - 18%
16% - 19%
Credit Enhancement (1)

 
Weighted Average
0%
17%
Range
0% - 0%
0% - 51%
3 Month CPR
 
 
Weighted Average
8%
27%
Range
3% - 21%
3% - 39%
12 Month CPR
 
 
Weighted Average
9%
15%
Range
3% - 12%
3% - 20%

(1) Calculated as the combined credit enhancement to the Re-REMIC and underlying from each of their respective capital structures.

The following tables present a summary of unrealized gains and losses at March 31, 2019 and December 31, 2018.

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March 31, 2019
 
 
 
 
 
(dollars in thousands) 
 
 
 
 
Gross Unrealized Gain Included in Accumulated Other Comprehensive Income
Gross Unrealized Gain Included in Cumulative Earnings
Total Gross Unrealized Gain
Gross Unrealized Loss Included in Accumulated Other Comprehensive Income
Gross Unrealized Loss Included in Cumulative Earnings
Total Gross Unrealized Loss
Non-Agency RMBS
 
 
 
 
 
 
Senior
$
651,184

$
227

$
651,411

$
(399
)
$

$
(399
)
Senior, interest-only

42,464

42,464


(50,311
)
(50,311
)
Subordinated
49,318

4,783

54,101

(78
)
(92
)
(170
)
Subordinated, interest-only

1,881

1,881


(232
)
(232
)
Agency MBS
 

 

 
 

 

 
Residential
2,868

91,198

94,066

(24,976
)
(12,818
)
(37,794
)
Commercial
8,117

17,722

25,839

(13,046
)
(13,959
)
(27,005
)
Interest-only

4,364

4,364


(2,804
)
(2,804
)
Total
$
711,487

$
162,639

$
874,126

$
(38,499
)
$
(80,216
)
$
(118,715
)
 
 
December 31, 2018
 
 
 
 
 
(dollars in thousands)  
 
 
 
 
Gross Unrealized Gain Included in Accumulated Other Comprehensive Income
Gross Unrealized Gain Included in Cumulative Earnings
Total Gross Unrealized Gain
Gross Unrealized Loss Included in Accumulated Other Comprehensive Income
Gross Unrealized Loss Included in Cumulative Earnings
Total Gross Unrealized Loss
Non-Agency RMBS
 
 
 
 
 
 
Senior
$
669,356

$

$
669,356

$
(450
)
$

$
(450
)
Senior, interest-only

31,123

31,123


(63,175
)
(63,175
)
Subordinated
50,235

3,467

53,702

(151
)
(94
)
(245
)
Subordinated, interest-only

2,000

2,000


(283
)
(283
)
Agency MBS
 

 

 

 

 

 

Residential
1,708

50,278

51,986

(59,552
)
(23,907
)
(83,459
)
Commercial
811

5,492

6,303

(35,125
)
(42,893
)
(78,018
)
Interest-only

1,986

1,986


(4,666
)
(4,666
)
Total
$
722,110

$
94,346

$
816,456

$
(95,278
)
$
(135,018
)
$
(230,296
)


Changes in prepayments, actual cash flows, and cash flows expected to be collected, among other items, are affected by the collateral characteristics of each asset class. The Company chooses assets for the portfolio after carefully evaluating each investment’s risk profile.

The following tables provide a summary of the Company’s MBS portfolio at March 31, 2019 and December 31, 2018.
 
March 31, 2019
 
Principal or Notional Value
at Period-End
(dollars in thousands)
Weighted Average Amortized
Cost Basis
Weighted Average Fair Value
Weighted Average
Coupon
Weighted Average Yield at Period-End (1)
Non-Agency RMBS
 
 
 
 
Senior
$
2,347,459

$
54.19

$
81.92

5.1
%
19.2
%
Senior, interest-only
6,227,847

4.65

4.52

1.1
%
8.1
%
Subordinated
446,450

59.90

71.98

4.1
%
9.3
%
Subordinated, interest-only
229,475

4.49

5.21

1.1
%
15.9
%
Agency MBS
 

 

 

 

 

Residential pass-through
8,686,945

102.41

103.06

4.0
%
3.6
%
Commercial pass-through
3,080,065

101.94

101.90

3.6
%
3.4
%
Interest-only
2,627,192

5.53

5.59

1.0
%
5.3
%
(1) Bond Equivalent Yield at period end.

15




 
December 31, 2018
 
Principal or Notional Value at Period-End
(dollars in thousands)
Weighted Average Amortized
Cost Basis
Weighted Average Fair Value
Weighted Average
Coupon
Weighted Average Yield at Period-End (1)
Non-Agency RMBS
 
 
 
 
Senior
$
2,386,049

$
53.40

$
81.44

5.0
%
19.5
%
Senior, interest-only
5,667,198

5.06

4.50

1.2
%
8.4
%
Subordinated
394,037

56.60

70.16

4.0
%
9.9
%
Subordinated, interest-only
221,549

4.48

5.26

1.1
%
16.4
%
Agency MBS
 

 

 

 

 

Residential pass-through
8,984,249

102.47

102.12

4.0
%
3.6
%
Commercial pass-through
2,895,679

101.98

99.50

3.6
%
3.4
%
Interest-only
3,028,572

4.49

4.40

0.8
%
4.3
%
(1) Bond Equivalent Yield at period end.

The following table presents the weighted average credit rating of the Company’s Non-Agency RMBS portfolio at March 31, 2019 and December 31, 2018.
 
March 31, 2019
December 31, 2018

AAA
1.0
%
0.5
%
AA
0.1
%
0.1
%
A
0.3
%
0.3
%
BBB
0.8
%
0.4
%
BB
4.1
%
3.6
%
B
1.4
%
1.1
%
Below B or not rated
92.3
%
94.0
%
Total
100.0
%
100.0
%


Actual maturities of MBS are generally shorter than the stated contractual maturities. Actual maturities of the Company’s MBS are affected by the contractual lives of the underlying mortgages, periodic payments of principal and prepayments of principal. The following tables provide a summary of the fair value and amortized cost of the Company’s MBS at March 31, 2019 and December 31, 2018 according to their estimated weighted-average life classifications. The weighted-average lives of the MBS in the tables below are based on lifetime expected prepayment rates using an industry prepayment model for the Agency MBS portfolio and the Company’s prepayment assumptions for the Non-Agency RMBS. The prepayment model considers current yield, forward yield, steepness of the interest rate curve, current mortgage rates, mortgage rates of the outstanding loan, loan age, margin, and volatility.

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March 31, 2019
 
(dollars in thousands) 
 
Weighted Average Life
 
Less than one year
Greater than one year and less
than five years
Greater than five years and less
than ten years
Greater than ten years
Total
Fair value
 
 
 
 
 
Non-Agency RMBS
 
 
 
 
 
Senior
$
6,994

$
355,416

$
940,246

$
620,328

$
1,922,984

Senior interest-only
1,224

53,184

103,826

123,523

281,757

Subordinated

41,834

38,486

241,035

321,355

Subordinated interest-only

284

8,948

2,715

11,947

Agency MBS
 

 

 

 

 

Residential

5,556,080

3,396,334


8,952,414

Commercial
15,367

533

28,670

3,094,157

3,138,727

Interest-only
102,838

23,238

18,422

2,405

146,903

Total fair value
$
126,423

$
6,030,569

$
4,534,932

$
4,084,163

$
14,776,087

Amortized cost
 

 

 

 

 

Non-Agency RMBS
 
 

 

 

 

Senior
$
6,941

$
284,202

$
584,098

$
396,731

$
1,271,972

Senior interest-only
2,195

54,767

112,167

120,475

289,604

Subordinated

30,127

23,190

214,107

267,424

Subordinated interest-only

402

7,097

2,799

10,298

Agency MBS
 

 

 

 

 

Residential

5,494,865

3,401,277


8,896,142

Commercial
15,434

533

29,363

3,094,563

3,139,893

Interest-only
99,013

25,845

18,072

2,413

145,343

Total amortized cost
$
123,583

$
5,890,741

$
4,175,264

$
3,831,088

$
14,020,676

 
December 31, 2018
 
(dollars in thousands)
 
Weighted Average Life
 
Less than one year
Greater than one year and less
than five years
Greater than five years and less
than ten years
Greater than ten years
Total
Fair value
 
 
 
 
 
Non-Agency RMBS
 
 
 
 
 
Senior
$
7,611

$
357,543

$
946,536

$
631,434

$
1,943,124

Senior interest-only
1,189

38,407

96,401

118,893

254,890

Subordinated

39,825

43,744

192,898

276,467

Subordinated interest-only

303

9,321

2,025

11,649

Agency MBS
 

 

 

 

 

Residential

640,713

8,524,211

9,458

9,174,382

Commercial

15,468

28,205

2,837,549

2,881,222

Interest-only
65,675

48,580

19,091


133,346

Total fair value
$
74,475

$
1,140,839

$
9,667,509

$
3,792,257

$
14,675,080

Amortized cost
 

 

 

 

 

Non-Agency RMBS
 
 

 

 

 

Senior
$
7,522

$
277,025

$
585,187

$
404,484

$
1,274,218

Senior interest-only
2,250

46,944

111,538

126,210

286,942

Subordinated

29,487

26,036

167,487

223,010

Subordinated interest-only

428

7,358

2,146

9,932

Agency MBS
 

 

 

 

 

Residential

645,368

8,550,766

9,721

9,205,855

Commercial

15,543

29,447

2,907,947

2,952,937

Interest-only
64,185

53,076

18,765


136,026

Total amortized cost
$
73,957

$
1,067,871

$
9,329,097

$
3,617,995

$
14,088,920




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The Non-Agency RMBS portfolio is subject to credit risk. The Non-Agency RMBS portfolio is primarily collateralized by Alt-A first lien mortgages. An Alt-A mortgage is a type of U.S. mortgage that, for various reasons, is considered riskier than A-paper, or prime, and less risky than subprime, the riskiest category. Alt-A interest rates, which are determined by credit risk, therefore tend to be between those of prime and subprime home loans. Typically, Alt-A mortgages are characterized by borrowers with less than full documentation, lower credit scores and higher loan-to-value ratios. At origination of the loan, Alt-A mortgage securities are defined as Non-Agency RMBS where (i) the underlying collateral has weighted average FICO scores between 680 and 720 or (ii) the FICO scores are greater than 720 and RMBS have 30% or less of the underlying collateral composed of full documentation loans. At March 31, 2019 and December 31, 2018, 66% and 71% of the Non-Agency RMBS collateral was classified as Alt-A, respectively. At March 31, 2019 and December 31, 2018, 19% and 12% of the Non-Agency RMBS collateral was classified as prime, respectively. The remaining Non-Agency RMBS collateral is classified as subprime.

The Non-Agency RMBS in the Portfolio have the following collateral characteristics at March 31, 2019 and December 31, 2018.
 
March 31, 2019
December 31, 2018
Weighted average maturity (years)
 
22.0

 
21.3

Weighted average amortized loan to value (1)
 
63.3
%
 
62.9
%
Weighted average FICO (2)
 
713

 
708

Weighted average loan balance (in thousands)
 
$
304

 
$
308

Weighted average percentage owner occupied
 
85.9
%
 
85.7
%
Weighted average percentage single family residence
 
61.8
%
 
63.8
%
Weighted average current credit enhancement
 
1.5
%