Fears of growing political and interest rate risk were behind two days of sharp price declines for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac stock, analysts say.

Shares of Fannie Mae fell 8.2% from last Thursday's close to Monday's, to $68.6875. Freddie fell 9.8%, to $57.875.

Subscribe Now

Access to authoritative analysis and perspective and our data-driven report series.

14-Day Free Trial

No credit card required. Complete access to articles, breaking news and industry data.