American Capital Agency Corp. Receives Average Rating of “Hold” from Brokerages (NASDAQ:AGNC)
American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC) has earned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the seventeen ratings firms that are covering the stock, AmericanBankingNews.com reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. The average 12-month target price among analysts that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $23.45.
Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Citigroup Inc. reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of American Capital Agency Corp. in a research note on Thursday, July 31st. They now have a $23.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $21.00. Separately, analysts at Compass Point raised their price target on shares of American Capital Agency Corp. from $24.00 to $25.00 in a research note on Thursday, July 31st. Finally, analysts at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods raised their price target on shares of American Capital Agency Corp. from $24.50 to $26.00 in a research note on Thursday, July 31st.
Shares of American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC) opened at 23.22 on Tuesday. American Capital Agency Corp. has a 52 week low of $18.84 and a 52 week high of $24.58. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $23.24 and a 200-day moving average of $22.6. The company’s market cap is $8.192 billion.
American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC) last announced its earnings results on Monday, July 28th. The company reported $0.87 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters 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 prior year, the company posted $4.61 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue 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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