Clough Capital Partners L P Lowers stake in American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC)

American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC) : Clough Capital Partners L P reduced its stake in American Capital Agency Corp. by 2.63% during the most recent quarter end. The investment management company now holds a total of 1,711,099 shares of American Capital Agency Corp. which is valued at $34,050,870 after selling 46,301 shares in American Capital Agency Corp. , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Aug 15, 2016.American Capital Agency Corp. makes up approximately 1.71% of Clough Capital Partners L P’s portfolio.

Other Hedge Funds, Including , Colony Group sold out all of its stake in AGNC during the most recent quarter. The investment firm sold 439 shares of AGNC which is valued $8,736.Acrospire Investment Management boosted its stake in AGNC in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 2,200 additional shares and now holds a total of 3,800 shares of American Capital Agency Corp. which is valued at $75,430. American Capital Agency Corp. makes up approx 0.05% of Acrospire Investment Management’s portfolio.Princeton Alpha Management Lp boosted its stake in AGNC in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 13,515 additional shares and now holds a total of 37,540 shares of American Capital Agency Corp. which is valued at $746,671. American Capital Agency Corp. makes up approx 0.13% of Princeton Alpha Management Lp’s portfolio.

American Capital Agency Corp. opened for trading at $19.79 and hit $19.92 on the upside on Wednesday, eventually ending the session at $19.89, with a gain of 0.61% or 0.12 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 3,181,758 shares. Company has a market cap of $6,585 M.

On the company’s financial health, American Capital Agency Corp. reported $0.73 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.22 according to the earnings call on Jul 27, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.51.Analysts expectations of $ 243.51.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.60 EPS.

Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on American Capital Agency Corp.. American Capital Agency Corp. was Downgraded by Keefe Bruyette to ” Mkt Perform” on Jul 19, 2016. American Capital Agency Corp. was Downgraded by JP Morgan to ” Neutral” on Jul 18, 2016. American Capital Agency Corp. was Downgraded by Nomura to ” Neutral” on Jul 8, 2016.

American Capital Agency Corp. operates as a real estate investment trust (REIT) in the United States. The Company’s income comes primarily from its investments in agency mortgage-backed securities (agency MBS). The Company’s investments consist of residential mortgage pass-through securities and collateralized mortgage obligations (CMOs) guaranteed by a government-sponsored enterprise such as the Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae) and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac) or by a United States Government agency such as the Government National Mortgage Association (Ginnie Mae). It also invests in agency debenture securities issued by Freddie Mac Fannie Mae or the Federal Home Loan Bank and in other agency securities. The Company is externally managed by American Capital AGNC Management LLC an affiliate of American Capital Ltd.

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