American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC) had declared a cash dividend of $0.2000 on Apr 12, 2016. The shares will quote ex-dividend on Apr 27, 2016 and the record date has been fixed on Apr 29, 2016. At Apr 12, 2016 share price, the yield comes out to be 12.8205%. The dividend payable date has been fixed on May 9, 2016.
In a different note, On Feb 9, 2016, Deutsche Bank said it Maintains its rating on American Capital Agency Corp.. In the research note, the firm Lowers the price-target to $20.50 per share. The shares have been rated ‘Hold’ by the firm.
American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC) made into the market gainers list on Fridays trading session with the shares advancing 0.27% or 0.05 points. Due to strong positive momentum, the stock ended at $18.77, which is also near the day’s high of $18.82. The stock began the session at $18.77 and the volume stood at 17,94,013 shares. The 52-week high of the shares is $21.8 and the 52 week low is $15.69. The company has a current market capitalization of $6,334 M and it has 33,74,66,420 shares in outstanding.
American Capital Agency Corp.(AGNC) last announced its earnings results on Feb 1, 2016 for Fiscal Year 2015 and Q4.Earnings per share were $0.54.
Several Insider Transactions has been reported to the SEC. On Apr 4, 2016, Christopher Kuehl (Senior VP) sold 6,177 shares at $18.42 per share price.Also, On Apr 4, 2016, Peter J Federico (SVP and Chief Risk Officer) sold 4,477 shares at $18.42 per share price.On Mar 18, 2016, Gary D Kain (President and CIO) sold 47,956 shares at $18.12 per share price, according to the Form-4 filing with the securities and exchange commission.
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.