American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC) : Edmond De Rothschild (suisse) S.a. scooped up 16,245 additional shares in American Capital Agency Corp. during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Aug 10, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 103,965 shares of American Capital Agency Corp. which is valued at $2,068,904.American Capital Agency Corp. makes up approximately 0.66% of Edmond De Rothschild (suisse) S.a.’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Cetera Advisors boosted its stake in AGNC in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 16,361 additional shares and now holds a total of 44,587 shares of American Capital Agency Corp. which is valued at $887,281. American Capital Agency Corp. makes up approx 0.07% of Cetera Advisors’s portfolio. Ipswich Investment Management sold out all of its stake in AGNC during the most recent quarter. The investment firm sold 1,719 shares of AGNC which is valued $33,847. Artemis Investment Management Llp added AGNC to its portfolio by purchasing 1,166,669 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $22,738,379. American Capital Agency Corp. makes up approx 0.59% of Artemis Investment Management Llp’s portfolio.Trust Asset Management reduced its stake in AGNC by selling 369,572 shares or 99.93% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 276 shares of AGNC which is valued at $5,393.Murphy Capital Management Inc boosted its stake in AGNC in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 537 additional shares and now holds a total of 17,271 shares of American Capital Agency Corp. which is valued at $337,475. American Capital Agency Corp. makes up approx 0.05% of Murphy Capital Management Inc’s portfolio.
American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC) witnessed a volatile trading activity on Friday , and eventually ended flat at 0.00% or 0 points without letting the bulls or bears take much advantage. The trading began at $19.8 and reached the intraday high at $19.87. The bulls started the profit booking and pushed the shares to intraday low of $19.69. The trading session was marked by a volume range of 21,60,943 shares exchanging hands. The 52-week high of the shares is $20.1 and the 52-week low is $15.69. The market cap of the company stands at $6,578 M and there are 33,10,46,080 shares in public circulation.
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.
Investors should note that on Jul 27, 2016, American Capital Agency Corp. announced a cash dividend of $0.1800. The company’s management has announced Aug 29, 2016 as the ex-dividend date and fixed the record date on Aug 31, 2016. The payable date has been fixed on Sep 9, 2016.
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.