Anworth Schedules Fourth Quarter 2012 Earnings Release and Conference Call

  Anworth Schedules Fourth Quarter 2012 Earnings Release and Conference Call

Business Wire

SANTA MONICA, Calif. -- February 6, 2013

Anworth Mortgage Asset Corporation (NYSE: ANH) announced today that it will
release results for the fourth quarter of 2012 following the close of trading
on the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday, February7, 2013.

Mr. Lloyd McAdams, Anworth’s Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive
Officer, will host a conference call and live audio webcast on Friday,
February 8, 2013 at 1:00 PM Eastern Time, 10:00 AM Pacific Time, to discuss
fourth quarter 2012 results.

The dial-in number for the conference call is 888-317-6016 for U.S. callers
(international callers should dial 412-317-6016 and Canadian callers should
dial 855-669-9657). When dialing in, participants should ask to be connected
to the Anworth Mortgage earnings call. Replays of the call will be available
for a 7-day period commencing at 3:00 PM Eastern Time. The dial-in number for
the replay is 877-344-7529 for U.S. callers (international and Canadian
callers should dial 412-317-0088) and the conference number is 10024849. The
conference call will also be webcast over the Internet which can be accessed
on Anworth’s web site at through the corresponding link
located on the home page.

About Anworth Mortgage Asset Corporation

Anworth is an externally-managed mortgage real estate investment trust. We
invest primarily in securities guaranteed by the U.S. Government, such as
Ginnie Mae, or guaranteed by federally sponsored enterprises, such as Fannie
Mae or Freddie Mac. We seek to generate income for distribution to our
shareholders primarily based on the difference between the yield on our
mortgage assets and the cost of our borrowings. We are managed by Anworth
Management, LLC, or the Manager, pursuant a management agreement. The Manager
is subject to the supervision and direction of our Board of Directors and is
responsible for (i) the selection, purchase and sale of our investment
portfolio; (ii) our financing and hedging activities; and (iii) providing us
with management services and other services and activities relating to our
assets and operations as may be appropriate. Our common stock is traded on the
New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “ANH.”

Safe Harbor Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of

This news release may contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of
the “safe harbor” provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act
of 1995. Forward-looking statements are based upon our current expectations
and speak only as of the date hereof. Forward-looking statements, which are
based on various assumptions (some of which are beyond our control) may be
identified by reference to a future period or periods or by the use of
forward-looking terminology, such as “may,” “will,” “believe,” “expect,”
“anticipate,” “assume,” “estimate,” “intend,” “continue,” or other similar
terms or variations on those terms or the negative of those terms. Our actual
results may differ materially and adversely from those expressed in any
forward-looking statements as a result of various factors and uncertainties,
including but not limited to, changes in interest rates; changes in the market
value of our mortgage-backed securities; changes in the yield curve; the
availability of mortgage-backed securities for purchase; increases in the
prepayment rates on the mortgage loans securing our mortgage-backed
securities; our ability to use borrowings to finance our assets and, if
available, the terms of any financing; risks associated with investing in
mortgage-related assets; changes in business conditions and the general
economy, including the consequences of actions by the U.S. government and
other foreign governments to address the global financial crisis;
implementation of or changes in government regulations affecting our business;
our ability to maintain our qualification as a real estate investment trust
for federal income tax purposes; our ability to maintain an exemption from the
Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended; and the Manager’s ability to
manage our growth. Our Annual Report on Form 10-K and other SEC filings
discuss the most significant risk factors that may affect our business,
results of operations and financial condition. We undertake no obligation to
revise or update publicly any forward-looking statements for any reason.


Anworth Mortgage Asset Corporation
John T. Hillman
310-255-4438 or 310-255-4493
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