American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC) : Raiff Partners Inc added new position in American Capital Agency Corp. during the most recent quarter end. The investment management firm now holds 100,000 shares of American Capital Agency Corp. which is valued at $1,990,000 , the company said in a statement filed on Aug 12, 2016 with the SEC.American Capital Agency Corp. makes up approximately 5.55% of Raiff Partners Inc’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Van Eck Associates Corp boosted its stake in AGNC in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 25,162 additional shares and now holds a total of 493,885 shares of American Capital Agency Corp. which is valued at $9,828,312. American Capital Agency Corp. makes up approx 0.05% of Van Eck Associates Corp’s portfolio.Seizert Capital Partners reduced its stake in AGNC by selling 205,556 shares or 9.61% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 1,934,308 shares of AGNC which is valued at $38,492,729. American Capital Agency Corp. makes up approx 1.38% of Seizert Capital Partners’s portfolio. Picton Mahoney Asset Management added AGNC to its portfolio by purchasing 91,700 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $1,824,830. American Capital Agency Corp. makes up approx 0.12% of Picton Mahoney Asset Management’s portfolio. Agf Investments sold out all of its stake in AGNC during the most recent quarter. The investment firm sold 1,200 shares of AGNC which is valued $23,628.
American Capital Agency Corp. closed down -0.19 points or -0.96% at $19.52 with 26,24,143 shares getting traded on Monday. Post opening the session at $19.6, the shares hit an intraday low of $19.5 and an intraday high of $19.68 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Monday session in Red.
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.