AGNC Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC) declared a mar 18 dividend on Tuesday, March 13th, RTT News reports. Shareholders of record on Thursday, March 29th will be paid a dividend of 0.18 per share by the real estate investment trust on Monday, April 9th. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, March 28th.

AGNC Investment (NASDAQ:AGNC) opened at $18.79 on Wednesday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.24, a current ratio of 0.24 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.04. The company has a market capitalization of $7,298.06, a P/E ratio of 9.59 and a beta of 0.03. AGNC Investment has a 1 year low of $17.84 and a 1 year high of $22.34.

AGNC Investment (NASDAQ:AGNC) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, January 31st. The real estate investment trust reported $0.63 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.61 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $212.00 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $204.32 million. AGNC Investment had a return on equity of 11.89% and a net margin of 86.72%. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.64 EPS. equities analysts anticipate that AGNC Investment will post 2.41 earnings per share for the current year.

In other AGNC Investment news, CFO Peter J. Federico sold 13,500 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, February 9th. The stock was sold at an average price of $18.54, for a total value of $250,290.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this link. 0.47% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

AGNC has been the topic of a number of research reports. Maxim Group restated a “buy” rating and set a $21.25 price objective on shares of AGNC Investment in a research report on Thursday, February 1st. Barclays lowered their price objective on AGNC Investment from $21.00 to $20.00 and set an “equal weight” rating on the stock in a research report on Friday, February 2nd. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods restated a “hold” rating and set a $19.50 price objective on shares of AGNC Investment in a research report on Thursday, February 1st. BidaskClub raised AGNC Investment from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, December 29th. Finally, Wells Fargo & Co reaffirmed a “market perform” rating and issued a $19.00 price target on shares of AGNC Investment in a research note on Friday, December 1st. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $20.63.

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AGNC Investment 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 AGNC Investment (NASDAQ:AGNC)

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