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American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC) VP Christopher Kuehl sold 1,330 shares of American Capital Agency Corp. stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, September 3rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $23.59, for a total transaction of $31,374.70. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now directly owns 212,474 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $5,012,262. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link.

AGNC has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. 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. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. American Capital Agency Corp. presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $23.45.

Shares of American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC) traded down 0.49% on Thursday, hitting $23.48. The stock had a trading volume of 2,479,780 shares. 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 $23.33 and a 200-day moving average of $22.90. The company’s market cap is $8.283 billion.

American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC) last announced its earnings results on Monday, July 28th. The company reported $0.87 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts’ 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 last year, the company posted $4.61 earnings per share. American Capital Agency Corp.’s revenue was down 30.0% compared to the same quarter last year.

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

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