Whitebox Advisors Lowers stake in American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC)

American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC) : Whitebox Advisors reduced its stake in American Capital Agency Corp. by 69.01% during the most recent quarter end. The investment management company now holds a total of 1,049,763 shares of American Capital Agency Corp. which is valued at $19,777,535 after selling 2,337,258 shares in American Capital Agency Corp. , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on May 3, 2016.American Capital Agency Corp. makes up approximately 3.00% of Whitebox Advisors’s portfolio.

Other Hedge Funds, Including , Parkwood boosted its stake in AGNC in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 3,944 additional shares and now holds a total of 26,778 shares of American Capital Agency Corp. which is valued at $504,498. American Capital Agency Corp. makes up approx 0.09% of Parkwood’s portfolio.Transamerica Financial Advisors reduced its stake in AGNC by selling 343 shares or 9.8% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 3,157 shares of AGNC which is valued at $58,625.

American Capital Agency Corp. opened for trading at $18.95 and hit $19.07 on the upside on Tuesday, eventually ending the session at $19.05, with a gain of 0.74% or 0.14 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 39,25,529 shares. Company has a market cap of $6,306 M.

On the company’s financial health, American Capital Agency Corp. reported $0.52 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.04 based on the information available during the earnings call on Apr 25, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.56.Analysts expectations of $ 264.31.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.46 EPS.

Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on American Capital Agency Corp.. Shares were Reiterated by RBC Capital Mkts on Apr 27, 2016 to “Outperform” and Lowered the Price Target to $ 22 from a previous price target of $23 .Shares were Reiterated by Maxim Group on Apr 27, 2016 to “Buy” and Lowered the Price Target to $ 22 from a previous price target of $23 .

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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