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

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$17.62 -0.07 (-0.40 %)
(As of 02/19/2019 09:23 AM ET)
Previous Close$17.69
Today's Range$17.60 - $17.75
52-Week Range$16.96 - $19.72
Volume6.38 million shs
Average Volume5.75 million shs
Market Capitalization$9.30 billion
P/E Ratio7.50
Dividend Yield12.21%
Beta0.2
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

Industry Real estate investment trusts
Sub-IndustryMortgage REITs
SectorFinance
Current SymbolNASDAQ:AGNC
CUSIP02503X10
Phone301-968-9315

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$776 million
Cash Flow$3.3058 per share
Book Value$21.14 per share

Profitability

Net Income$129 million

Miscellaneous

Employees56
Market Cap$9.30 billion
OptionableOptionable

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 monthly dividend on Wednesday, February 13th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, February 28th will be given a dividend of $0.18 per share on Monday, March 11th. This represents a $2.16 annualized dividend and a yield of 12.26%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, February 27th. View AGNC Investment's Dividend History.

How were AGNC Investment's earnings last quarter?

AGNC Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, January, 30th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.53 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.59 by $0.06. The real estate investment trust had revenue of $186 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $341.58 million. AGNC Investment had a return on equity of 12.17% and a net margin of 11.85%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.63 earnings per share. 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, April 24th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for AGNC Investment.

What price target have analysts set for AGNC?

4 brokerages have issued 1 year target prices for AGNC Investment's shares. Their forecasts range from $18.00 to $19.00. On average, they expect AGNC Investment's share price to reach $18.3333 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 4.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for AGNC Investment.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for AGNC Investment?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for AGNC Investment in the last year. There are currently 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." 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, "AGNC Investment delivered fourth-quarter 2018 net spread and dollar-roll income (excluding estimated catch-up premium amortization benefit) of 53 cents per share, which missed the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 61 cents. Results also reflect decline in net interest income (NII) and tangible net book value per share. Notably, the company’s net book value remains exposed to interest rate volatility and widening of Agency MBS spreads. Further, higher interest rates are escalating AGNC Investment’s funding costs. Also, as it prioritizes risk management over incremental profits, robust returns might remain elusive in the short run. Shares of the company have underperformed its industry in the past six months. Yet, a strong capital position and access to a diverse funding base are expected to provide significant financial flexibility to AGNC Investment." (2/8/2019)
  • 2. Maxim Group analysts commented, "AGNC reported a 4Q18 comprehensive loss of ($0.90) per share, versus its 4Q18 dividend of $0.54. Therefore, tangible book value (TBV) per share was down 8.0%, to $16.56, notwithstanding $1B of common equity raised during 4Q18 at prices above TBV." (1/31/2019)

Has AGNC Investment been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about AGNC stock have trended positive on Tuesday, according to InfoTrie. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. AGNC Investment earned a media sentiment score of 2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the real estate investment trust a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days.

Are investors shorting AGNC Investment?

AGNC Investment saw a increase in short interest in the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 16,222,053 shares, an increase of 36.4% from the January 15th total of 11,892,668 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 5,987,900 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.7 days. Approximately 3.1% of the company's stock 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 many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (9.70%), State Treasurer State of Michigan (4.51%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.37%), Northern Trust Corp (1.13%), Scout Investments Inc. (1.12%) and Two Sigma Advisers LP (0.64%). Company insiders that own AGNC Investment stock include Bernice Bell, Larry K Harvey, 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 Two Sigma Investments LP, Two Sigma Advisers LP, Penn Mutual Asset Management LLC, Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, SG Americas Securities LLC, Prudential Financial Inc., Infrastructure Capital Advisors LLC and Standard Life Aberdeen plc. View Insider Buying and Selling for AGNC Investment.

Which major investors are buying AGNC Investment stock?

AGNC stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Scout Investments Inc., Bank of America Corp DE, Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Geode Capital Management LLC, State Treasurer State of Michigan, Bessemer Group Inc. and Northern Trust Corp. 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 $17.62.

How big of a company is AGNC Investment?

AGNC Investment has a market capitalization of $9.30 billion and generates $776 million in revenue each year. The real estate investment trust earns $129 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.35 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 http://www.agnc.com.

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:  480 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  607 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,087
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This page was last updated on 2/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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