American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC) is set to post its quarterly earnings results after the market closes on Wednesday, October 25th. Analysts expect American Capital Agency Corp. to post earnings of $0.60 per share for the quarter.

American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July 26th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.67 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.60 by $0.07. American Capital Agency Corp. had a return on equity of 12.08% and a net margin of 161.49%. The company had revenue of $181.00 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $203.44 million. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.73 EPS. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was down 16.6% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts expect American Capital Agency Corp. to post $2.53 EPS for the current fiscal year and $2.42 EPS for the next fiscal year.

American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC) opened at 21.85 on Wednesday. American Capital Agency Corp. has a 52-week low of $17.30 and a 52-week high of $22.34.

The firm also recently disclosed a oct 17 dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, November 9th. Investors of record on Tuesday, October 31st will be paid a $0.18 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, October 30th. American Capital Agency Corp.’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 44.63%.

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A number of brokerages recently commented on AGNC. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of American Capital Agency Corp. from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday. Maxim Group reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $21.25 price objective on shares of American Capital Agency Corp. in a research note on Thursday, July 27th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $19.00 price objective on shares of American Capital Agency Corp. in a research note on Tuesday, July 4th. Finally, BidaskClub downgraded shares of American Capital Agency Corp. from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, June 30th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $19.61.

American Capital Agency Corp. Company Profile

AGNC Investment Corp., formerly American Capital Agency Corp., is a real estate investment trust. The Company invests in agency residential mortgage-backed securities on a leveraged basis. Its investments consist of residential mortgage pass-through securities and collateralized mortgage obligations (CMOs) for which the principal and interest payments are guaranteed by a government-sponsored enterprise, such as the Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae) and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac), or by the United States Government agency, such as the Government National Mortgage Association (Ginnie Mae) (collectively, GSEs).

Earnings History for American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC)

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