Stock Repurchase Program
The following table presents information with respect to purchases of our common stock made during the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2013 by us or any "affiliated purchaser" of us, as defined in Rule 10b-18(a)(3) under the Exchange Act (in millions, except per share amounts):
Total Number of Shares Purchased
Average Net Price Paid Per Share
Total Number of Shares Purchased as Part of Publicly Announced Plans or Programs 1
Maximum Number of Shares That May Yet Be Purchased Under the Publicly Announced Plans or Programs
November 4 - 29, 2013
December 2 - 18, 2013
Fourth Quarter 2013
All shares were purchased by us pursuant to the stock repurchase program adopted by our Board of Directors described in Note 10 of our accompanying Consolidated Financial Statements in this Form 10-K.
Equity Compensation Plan Information
We have adopted a long term stock incentive plan, or Incentive Plan, to provide for the issuance of equity-based awards, including stock options, restricted stock units and unrestricted stock awards to our independent directors.
The following table provides information as of December 31, 2013 concerning shares of our common stock authorized for issuance under our existing Incentive Plan.
Number of securities to be issued upon exercise of outstanding options, warrants and rights
Weighted average exercise price of outstanding options, warrants and rights
Number of securities remaining available for future issuance under equity compensation plans (excluding securities reflected in the first column of this table)
Equity compensation plans approved by security holders 1
Equity compensation plans not approved by security holders
Represents unvested shares of restricted stock awarded to our independent directors.
The following graph and table compare a stockholder's cumulative total return, assuming $100 invested at December 31, 2008, with the reinvestment of all dividends, as if such amounts had been invested in: (i) our common stock; (ii) the stocks included in the Standard & Poor's 500 Stock Index ("S&P 500"); (iii) the stocks included in the FTSE NAREIT Mortgage REIT Index; (iv) an index of selected issuers in our Agency REIT Peer group, composed of Annaly Capital Management, Inc., Anworth Mortgage Asset Corporation, Capstead Mortgage Corporation, Hatteras Financial Corp. and CYS Investments, Inc. ("Agency REIT Peer Group (old)"); and (v) an updated index of peers adding Armour Residential REIT, Inc., given its agency MBS focus, to Agency REIT Peer Group (old) ("Agency REIT Peer Group (new)").