Anworth Mortgage Asset Corporation is a real estate investment trust. The Company invests in, finances and manages a portfolio of residential mortgage-backed securities, which are agency mortgage-backed securities. It also owns non-agency mortgage-backed securities issued by companies that are not guaranteed by federally sponsored enterprises and that are secured primarily by first-lien residential mortgage loans. Its investment objective is to provide total returns to its stockholders over the long-term primarily through dividends and secondarily through capital appreciation. Its focus is to invest primarily in mortgage-backed securities (MBS). It also has a small portfolio of residential real estate properties, which the Company leases to tenants. It owns around 79 single-family residential properties. Its subsidiaries include Qualified REIT Subsidiary (QRS), Anworth Properties, Inc., and Anworth Property Services, Inc. It is managed and advised by Anworth Management, LLC.