American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results
American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC) issued its quarterly earnings data on Monday. The company reported $0.87 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.68 by $0.19, AnalystRatings.Net reports. The company had revenue of $290.00 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $358.00 million.
AGNC has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Analysts at Zacks reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of American Capital Agency Corp. in a research note on Friday, July 18th. They now have a $24.00 price target on the stock. On a related note, analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated an “overweight” rating on shares of American Capital Agency Corp. in a research note on Thursday, June 12th. They now have a $24.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $22.50. Finally, analysts at Nomura raised their price target on shares of American Capital Agency Corp. from $23.00 to $24.00 in a research note on Monday, May 12th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. American Capital Agency Corp. presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $22.13.
Shares of American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC) traded up 0.47% on Monday, hitting $23.69. The stock had a trading volume of 4,167,538 shares. American Capital Agency Corp. has a 1-year low of $18.84 and a 1-year high of $24.58. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $23.36 and its 200-day moving average is $22.4. The company has a market cap of $8.358 billion and a P/E ratio of 10.23.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which is scheduled for Monday, July 28th. Shareholders of record on Monday, June 30th will be paid a dividend of $0.65 per share. This represents a $2.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 11.03%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 26th.
American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC) is a real estate investment trust (REIT).
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