Headlines about American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:MTGE) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. earned a coverage optimism score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 46.4196616065505 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.

American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:MTGE) opened at 19.05 on Thursday. The firm has a market capitalization of $872.43 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 8.58 and a beta of 0.48. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $18.98 and its 200 day moving average price is $17.85. American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. has a 52-week low of $15.40 and a 52-week high of $19.65.

American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:MTGE) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 2nd. The real estate investment trust reported $0.53 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.47 by $0.06. The company had revenue of $23.39 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $27.29 million. American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. had a net margin of 104.38% and a return on equity of 10.40%. American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp.’s revenue for the quarter was down .8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.85 EPS. Equities analysts predict that American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. will post $2.10 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A number of brokerages have recently issued reports on MTGE. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $20.00 target price on shares of American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. in a research report on Friday, August 4th. BidaskClub lowered American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, July 31st. Maxim Group reissued a “buy” rating and set a $20.00 price target on shares of American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. in a research report on Monday, May 15th. Citigroup Inc. reissued a “neutral” rating on shares of American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. in a research report on Thursday, May 11th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $20.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Saturday, May 6th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, three have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $19.38.

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American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. Company Profile

MTGE Investment Corp., formerly American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp., is a real estate investment trust. The Company invests in, finances and manages a leveraged portfolio of real estate-related investments, which include agency residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS), non-agency securities, other mortgage-related investments and other real estate investments.

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