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Stock analysts at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods hoisted their price objective on shares of American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC) from $24.50 to $26.00 in a report issued on Thursday. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods’ target price points to a potential upside of 11.78% from the stock’s previous close.

Other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports about the stock. Analysts at RBC Capital raised their price target on shares of American Capital Agency Corp. from $26.00 to $27.00 in a research note on Wednesday. They now have an “outperform” rating on the stock. Separately, analysts at Wunderlich upgraded shares of American Capital Agency Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday. They now have a $26.50 price target on the stock, up previously from $23.50. Finally, analysts at Credit Suisse raised their price target on shares of American Capital Agency Corp. from $24.00 to $25.00 in a research note on Tuesday. They now have an “outperform” rating on the stock. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the stock. American Capital Agency Corp. presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $23.45.

American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC) traded up 0.61% on Thursday, hitting $23.26. 3,749,186 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. American Capital Agency Corp. has a 52 week low of $18.84 and a 52 week high of $24.58. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $23.30 and its 200-day moving average is $22.53. The company’s market cap is $8.206 billion.

American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, July 28th. The company reported $0.87 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.68 by $0.19. The company had revenue of $290.00 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $358.00 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $4.61 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 30.0% on a year-over-year basis.

American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC) is a real estate investment trust (REIT).

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