The American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC) Raised to Buy at BidaskClub

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Agosto 12, 2017

The real estate investment trust reported $0.53 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.47 by $0.06. Cubist Systematic Strategies Ltd Liability invested in 0.41% or 87,450 shares. Moreover, second-quarter comprehensive income per common share came at $0.40, ahead of $0.35 recorded in the prior quarter.

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BidaskClub lowered shares of American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp.

Several institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. However, most financial instruments are traded after hours, which means that the the closing price of a stock might not match the after-hours price. "Also, However, the widespread volatility in the market amid concerns over global economies and rate hike issues pose concerns". Maxim Group reiterated a buy rating and issued a $20.00 price objective on shares of American Capital Mortgage Investment a research note on Monday, May 15th.

Wall Street analysts expect American Capital Agency Corp. Fifth Third Comml Bank holds 0% of its portfolio in AGNC Investment Corp (NASDAQ:AGNC) for 4,600 shares. Creative Planning increased its position in American Capital Mortgage Investment 76.8% in the first quarter. "We lower our price target to $21.25, from $21.50, due to lower tangible book value and valuation". Citigroup Inc. reiterated a neutral rating on shares of American Capital Mortgage Investment a research note on Thursday, May 11th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company. According to Zacks, "Over the past three months, AGNC Investment's shares outperformed the Zacks categorized REIT-Mortgage Trust industry". The quarter witnessed relatively stable fixed income markets. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained AGNC Investment Corp (NASDAQ:AGNC) on Monday, May 29 with "Hold" rating. When there are more buyers than sellers, the stock price will rise because of the increased demand.

6/30/2017 - AGNC Investment Corp was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a "strong-buy" rating to a "buy" rating. It is negative, as 193 investors sold AGNC Investment Corp shares while 1 reduced holdings. The company's 50-day moving average is $31.16 and its 200-day moving average is $30.99.

American Capital Agency Corp. has a 52-week low of $17.30 and a 52-week high of $22.34. The company has a market capitalization of $877.01 million, a P/E ratio of 8.62 and a beta of 0.48. (NASDAQ:AGNC) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, July 26th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.67 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.60 by $0.07.

American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. had a return on equity of 10.40% and a net margin of 104.38%. American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp.'s revenue for the quarter was down.8% compared to the same quarter previous year. Accern also assigned news articles about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 46.392526674324 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future. - Cumulat recently declared a dividend for shareholders which was paid on Monday the 17th of July 2017. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday the 28th of June 2017.

NASDAQ:AGNC) shares were trading lower by -0.28 percent ($-0.06) at $21.25 a piece in Thursday's session. The shares were sold at an average price of $20.80, for a total transaction of $77,812.80. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. UBS Group AG now owns 2,120,178 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock worth $35,513,000 after buying an additional 196,859 shares in the last quarter.

MTGE Investment Corp., formerly American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp., is a real estate investment trust. The Company primarily invests in agency residential mortgage-backed securities on a leveraged basis. The Business's 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).

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