Anworth Mortgage Asset 8-K 2012
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Item 2.02. Results of Operation and Financial Condition.
On February 9, 2012, Anworth Mortgage Asset Corporation (“Anworth”) issued a press release announcing its financial results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2011. A copy of that release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
The information in this Current Report on Form 8-K (including Exhibit 99.1) is being furnished pursuant to Item 2.02 and Item 9.01 of Form 8-K and shall not be deemed “filed” for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that Section. The information in this Current Report on Form 8-K shall not be incorporated by reference into any registration statement or other document filed pursuant to the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.
As discussed therein, the press release furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act and Section 21E of the Exchange Act and, as such, may involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and assumptions. These forward-looking statements relate to Anworth’s current expectations and are subject to the limitations and qualifications set forth in the press release as well as in Anworth’s other documents filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, including, without limitation, that actual events and/or results may differ materially from those projected in such forward-looking statements.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant
has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the
undersigned, hereunto duly authorized.