Henry Coffey, Jr., CFA®

Managing Director, Equity Research


Specialty Finance


  • CFA Charterholder


Henry has been a Wall Street analyst for over 30 years. His primary focus in recent years has been on housing finance and his work touches on all aspects of the “dwelling” equation, including mortgage REITs, specialty property REITs, and mortgage originators.

In the mid-1990’s, after eight years covering SE banks, he added BDCs to his research focus and his coverage in this sector includes management teams from them. Because of his success, The Wall Street Journal cited him in their Best on the Street Survey. Henry received his MBA from the A.B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University, and is a CFA Charterholder.


Henry’s Edge: Involves the use of historical perspectives along with forward-thinking approach, to advise and analyze companies such as Ellie Mae (ELLI), Lending Club (LC), Navient Corp. (NAVI), and more. He excels through regulatory matters, especially ones related to topics concerning the CFPB, and his strengths include issues regarding mortgage, consumer, and auto lending.


  • AGNC Investment Corp. (AGNC)
  • Ares Capital Corp. (ARCC)
  • Black Knight Inc (BKI)
  • Cherry Hill Mortgage Investment Corp (CHMI)
  • CoreCivic (CXW)
  • Fannie Mae (FNMA)
  • FirstCash (FCFS)
  • Flagstar Bancorp (FBC)
  • Freddie Mac (FMCC)
  • Gladstone Capital Corp (GLAD)
  • Gladstone Commercial Corporation (GOOD)
  • Gladstone Investment Corp. (GAIN)
  • Gladstone Land Corp (LAND)
  • Guild Holdings Co (GHLD)
  • Hercules Capital (HTGC)
  • Home Point Capital Inc. (HMPT)
  • MFA Financial Inc. (MFA)
  • Mr. Cooper Group, Inc. (COOP)
  • Navient Corp. (NAVI)
  • Newmark Group (NMRK)
  • New Residential Investment Corp (NRZ)
  • PennyMac Financial Services (PFSI)
  • PennyMac Mortgage Investment Trust (PMT)
  • Plymouth Industrial REIT, Inc. (PLYM)
  • Rocket Companies (RKT)
  • SLM Corp. (SLM)
  • The GEO Group, Inc. (GEO)
  • UWM Holdings Corp (UWMC)
  • UMH Properties, Inc. (UMH)
  • Walker & Dunlop Inc. (WD)