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

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$18.73 +0.02 (+0.11 %)
(As of 09/20/2018 11:24 AM ET)
Previous Close$18.78
Today's Range$18.69 - $18.80
52-Week Range$17.84 - $21.94
Volume99,881 shs
Average Volume3.80 million shs
Market Capitalization$8.97 billion
P/E Ratio7.61
Dividend Yield11.51%
AGNC Investment logoAGNC 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 Ratio7.61
Forward P/E Ratio7.68
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$769 million
Price / Sales11.64
Cash Flow$3.3150 per share
Price / Cash5.65
Book Value$21.14 per share
Price / Book0.89


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$8.97 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 declared a sep 18 dividend on Friday, September 14th. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 28th will be given a dividend of $0.18 per share on Tuesday, October 9th. This represents a dividend yield of 11.44%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 27th. View AGNC Investment's Dividend History.

How were AGNC Investment's earnings last quarter?

AGNC Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July, 25th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.63 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.61 by $0.02. The real estate investment trust earned $177 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $274.15 million. AGNC Investment had a return on equity of 11.69% and a net margin of 134.01%. The company's revenue for the quarter was down 2.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm 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.

What price target have analysts set for AGNC?

5 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for AGNC Investment's stock. Their forecasts range from $18.50 to $19.75. On average, they anticipate AGNC Investment's stock price to reach $19.15 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 2.2% 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. 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)
  • 2. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Shares of AGNC Investment have outperformed the industry it belongs to, in the past three months. Moreover, the Zacks Consensus Estimate for current-year earnings remained unchanged in a month’s time. Notably, the company is making reasonable efforts to restructure its portfolio to hedge interest rate and prepayment uncertainty. The company’s efficient cost structure also augurs well. Further, a strong capital position and access to a diverse funding base render significant financial flexibility to the company. However, as the company prioritizes risk management over incremental returns, robust returns might remain elusive in the short run." (4/25/2018)

Are investors shorting AGNC Investment?

AGNC Investment saw a increase in short interest in the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 14,580,770 shares, an increase of 15.6% from the August 15th total of 12,608,947 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 3,430,557 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 4.3 days. Currently, 3.1% of the shares of the company are sold short. 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)

Has AGNC Investment been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about AGNC stock has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. AGNC Investment earned a news impact score of 0.18 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news articles about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 46.57 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future. View Recent Headlines for AGNC Investment.

Who are AGNC Investment's major shareholders?

AGNC Investment's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (7.86%), State Treasurer State of Michigan (4.27%), Nan Shan Life Insurance Co. Ltd. (2.38%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (2.43%), FMR LLC (1.17%) and FMR LLC (1.17%). 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 institutional investors are selling AGNC Investment stock?

AGNC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nan Shan Life Insurance Co. Ltd., Janus Henderson Group PLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Advisors Asset Management Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd., FMR LLC, FMR LLC and Northern Trust Corp. 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 institutional investors are buying AGNC Investment stock?

AGNC stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State Treasurer State of Michigan, BlackRock Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN, Teacher Retirement System of Texas, Bank of Montreal Can, Natixis, Gateway Investment Advisers LLC and Victory Capital Management 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 $18.73.

How big of a company is AGNC Investment?

AGNC Investment has a market capitalization of $8.97 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.

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:  447 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  584 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,031
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This page was last updated on 9/20/2018 by Staff

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