American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC) announced a oct 17 dividend on Thursday, October 12th, RTT News reports. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, October 31st will be given a dividend of 0.18 per share by the real estate investment trust on Thursday, November 9th. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, October 30th.

American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, July 26th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.67 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.60 by $0.07. The company had revenue of $181.00 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $203.44 million. American Capital Agency Corp. had a return on equity of 12.08% and a net margin of 161.49%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 16.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.73 earnings per share.

AGNC has been the subject of several recent research reports. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $19.00 price objective on shares of American Capital Agency Corp. in a report on Tuesday, July 4th. Zacks Investment Research lowered American Capital Agency Corp. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, July 7th. BidaskClub lowered American Capital Agency Corp. from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, June 30th. Finally, Maxim Group reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $21.25 price objective on shares of American Capital Agency Corp. in a report on Thursday, July 27th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $19.61.

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American Capital Agency Corp. Company Profile

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).

Dividend History for American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC)

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