American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:MTGE)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reissued by analysts at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods in a research report issued on Thursday. They currently have a $20.00 price objective on the real estate investment trust’s stock. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods’ target price would suggest a potential upside of 5.96% from the company’s current price.

Separately, BidaskClub lowered shares of American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Sunday, July 16th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, three have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $20.00.

American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:MTGE) remained flat at $18.85 on Thursday. 174,702 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. The firm has a market cap of $863.27 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 8.49 and a beta of 0.48. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $19.07 and its 200 day moving average price is $18.12. American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. has a 12 month low of $15.40 and a 12 month high of $19.65.

American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:MTGE) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August 2nd. The real estate investment trust reported $0.53 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.47 by $0.06. American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. had a net margin of 104.38% and a return on equity of 10.40%. The firm had revenue of $23.39 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $27.29 million. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.85 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was down .8% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts anticipate that American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. will post $2.11 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Creative Planning increased its holdings in shares of American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. by 2.7% in the second quarter. Creative Planning now owns 6,648 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $105,000 after purchasing an additional 172 shares during the last quarter. AMP Capital Investors Ltd acquired a new position in shares of American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. in the first quarter valued at $154,000. Advent Capital Management DE acquired a new position in shares of American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. in the second quarter valued at $158,000. GSA Capital Partners LLP acquired a new position in shares of American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. in the second quarter valued at $173,000. Finally, Societe Generale acquired a new position in shares of American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. in the second quarter valued at $192,000. 73.92% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. Company Profile

MTGE Investment Corp., formerly American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp., is a real estate investment trust. The Company invests in, finances and manages a leveraged portfolio of real estate-related investments, which include agency residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS), non-agency securities, other mortgage-related investments and other real estate investments.

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