NASDAQ:AGNC - AGNC Investment Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$17.88 -0.02 (-0.11 %)
(As of 10/19/2018 11:55 AM ET)
Previous Close$17.90
Today's Range$17.82 - $17.91
52-Week Range$17.71 - $21.85
Volume80,239 shs
Average Volume5.03 million shs
Market Capitalization$8.59 billion
P/E Ratio7.26
Dividend Yield12.02%
AGNC Investment Corp., formerly American Capital Agency Corp., is a real estate investment trust. The Company invests in agency residential mortgage-backed securities on a leveraged basis. Its investments consist of residential mortgage pass-through securities and collateralized mortgage obligations (CMOs) for which the principal and interest payments are 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 the United States Government agency, such as the Government National Mortgage Association (Ginnie Mae) (collectively, GSEs). Its agency securities include agency residential mortgage-backed securities (Agency RMBS) and to-be-announced forward contracts (TBAs). Its Non-Agency Securities include credit risk transfer securities (CRT), non-agency residential mortgage-backed securities (Non-Agency RMBS) and commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS).

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Real estate investment trusts
Sub-IndustryMortgage REITs


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.04
Current Ratio0.29
Quick Ratio0.29


Trailing P/E Ratio7.26
Forward P/E Ratio7.33
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$769 million
Price / Sales11.11
Cash Flow$3.3111 per share
Price / Cash5.40
Book Value$21.14 per share
Price / Book0.85


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.46
Net Income$771 million
Net Margins134.01%
Return on Equity11.69%
Return on Assets1.39%


Outstanding Shares477,830,000
Market Cap$8.59 billion

AGNC Investment (NASDAQ:AGNC) Frequently Asked Questions

What is AGNC Investment's stock symbol?

AGNC Investment trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "AGNC."

How often does AGNC Investment pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for AGNC Investment?

AGNC Investment announced a oct 18 dividend on Thursday, October 11th. Investors of record on Wednesday, October 31st will be given a dividend of $0.18 per share on Friday, November 9th. This represents a yield of 12.16%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, October 30th. View AGNC Investment's Dividend History.

How were AGNC Investment's earnings last quarter?

AGNC Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July, 25th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.63 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.61 by $0.02. The real estate investment trust earned $177 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $274.15 million. AGNC Investment had a net margin of 134.01% and a return on equity of 11.69%. AGNC Investment's revenue was down 2.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.60 EPS. View AGNC Investment's Earnings History.

When is AGNC Investment's next earnings date?

AGNC Investment is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October 24th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for AGNC Investment.

How can I listen to AGNC Investment's earnings call?

AGNC Investment will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, October 25th at 8:30 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 8773005922.

What price target have analysts set for AGNC?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year target prices for AGNC Investment's shares. Their predictions range from $18.50 to $19.75. On average, they anticipate AGNC Investment's stock price to reach $19.15 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 7.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for AGNC Investment.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for AGNC Investment?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for AGNC Investment in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for AGNC Investment.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about AGNC Investment stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about AGNC Investment stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Shares of AGNC Investment have underperformed its industry over the past six months. Nonetheless, the trend in estimate revisions indicates a favorable outlook for 2018 and 2019 earnings of the company. Notably, it is making efforts to reposition its portfolio to offset risks related to interest rates and prepayment uncertainty.  In line with this, it remains focused to increase investments in mortgage backed securities (MBS) and improve its hedge portfolio. This will also support its performance in the long term. Going forward, a strong capital position and access to a diverse funding base are expected to provide significant financial flexibility to AGNC Investment." (9/24/2018)
  • 2. Maxim Group analysts commented, "The comprehensive loss (driven by unrealized losses on Agency RMBS caused by spread-widening) reduced tangible book value (TBV) by 5.4%. We lower our price target to $19.25, from $21.25, due to the lower TBV. Our new price target equates to 1.0x tangible book value, which is toward the high end of the range of peers. Though our new price target has limited upside, our Buy rating is based on AGNC’s 11.4% dividend yield, which we regard as very attractive. In addition, management remains bullish on leveraged investment opportunities, due to wider spreads and lower funding costs, and we agree. Therefore, we see good support for the dividend, and a more stable tangible book value." (4/26/2018)

Are investors shorting AGNC Investment?

AGNC Investment saw a increase in short interest during the month of September. As of September 28th, there was short interest totalling 19,784,517 shares, an increase of 17.3% from the September 14th total of 16,860,809 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 5,568,447 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.6 days. Approximately 4.2% of the shares of the company are short sold. View AGNC Investment's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of AGNC Investment's key competitors?

Who are AGNC Investment's key executives?

AGNC Investment's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Prue B. Larocca, Independent Chairman of the Board (Age 65)
  • Gary D. Kain, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Investment Officer, Director (Age 52)
  • Peter J. Federico, President, Chief Operating Officer (Age 50)
  • Christopher J. Kuehl, Executive Vice President - Agency Portfolio Investments (Age 43)
  • Bernice E. Bell, Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President (Age 46)
  • Kenneth L. Pollack, Senior Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer, General Counsel, Secretary (Age 49)
  • Aaron J. Pas, Senior Vice President - Non-Agency Portfolio Investments (Age 36)
  • Morris A. Davis, Independent Director (Age 45)
  • Larry K. Harvey, Independent Director (Age 52)
  • Paul E. Mullings, Independent Director (Age 66)

Who are AGNC Investment's major shareholders?

AGNC Investment's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.47%), Aperio Group LLC (0.21%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.19%), Andra AP fonden (0.11%), Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB (0.03%) and Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.01%). Company insiders that own AGNC Investment stock include Bernice Bell, Kenneth L Pollack, Morris A Davis and Peter J Federico. View Institutional Ownership Trends for AGNC Investment.

Which major investors are selling AGNC Investment stock?

AGNC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Aperio Group LLC, Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB and Andra AP fonden. Company insiders that have sold AGNC Investment company stock in the last year include Morris A Davis and Peter J Federico. View Insider Buying and Selling for AGNC Investment.

Which major investors are buying AGNC Investment stock?

AGNC stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Bank of Montreal Can, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, United Capital Management of KS Inc., Oakbrook Investments LLC, Murphy Capital Management Inc., First Hawaiian Bank and NEXT Financial Group Inc. View Insider Buying and Selling for AGNC Investment.

How do I buy shares of AGNC Investment?

Shares of AGNC can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is AGNC Investment's stock price today?

One share of AGNC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $17.88.

How big of a company is AGNC Investment?

AGNC Investment has a market capitalization of $8.59 billion and generates $769 million in revenue each year. The real estate investment trust earns $771 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.46 on an earnings per share basis. AGNC Investment employs 56 workers across the globe.

What is AGNC Investment's official website?

The official website for AGNC Investment is

How can I contact AGNC Investment?

AGNC Investment's mailing address is 2 BETHESDA METRO CENTER 12TH FLOOR, BETHESDA MD, 20814. The real estate investment trust can be reached via phone at 301-968-9315 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for AGNC Investment (NASDAQ AGNC)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  452 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  587 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,039
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about AGNC Investment and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe AGNC will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe AGNC will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 10/19/2018 by Staff

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