$0.18 dividends just around the corner for AGNC Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC) shareholders.

October 29, 2017 – By Michael Collier

 $0.18 dividends just around the corner for AGNC Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC) shareholders.
Investors sentiment increased to 0.5 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.25, from 0.25 in 2017Q1. It is positive, as 2 investors sold AGNC Investment Corp shares while 0 reduced holdings. 1 funds opened positions while 0 raised stakes. 178,733 shares or 10.76% more from 161,376 shares in 2017Q1 were reported.
American holds 0% or 200 shares. Prudential Public Ltd Liability Corporation holds 25,900 shares. Balasa Dinverno Foltz Lc owns 42,157 shares or 0.15% of their US portfolio. Gulf Bancorporation (Uk) Limited has invested 0.03% in AGNC Investment Corp (NASDAQ:AGNC).

Since June 6, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 sale for $77,827 activity.

AGNC Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC) is expected to pay $0.18 on Nov 9, 2017. The indicated annual dividend is $2.16. Shareholders owning the stock before Oct 30, 2017 will be eligible to receive the payout. Based on AGNC Investment Corp.’s current price of $20.68, the dividend is 0.87 %. This dividend’s record date is Oct 31, 2017 and the announcement date is Oct 12, 2017. The stock increased 0.73% or $0.15 on October 27, reaching $20.68. About 6.99M shares traded or 52.95% up from the average. AGNC Investment Corp (NASDAQ:AGNC) has risen 7.98% since October 29, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 8.72% the S&P500.

AGNC Investment Corp., formerly American Capital Agency Corp., is a real estate investment trust. The company has market cap of $7.51 billion. The Firm invests in agency residential mortgage-backed securities on a leveraged basis. It has a 5.1 P/E ratio. The Company’s investments consist of residential mortgage pass-through securities and collateralized mortgage obligations 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).

AGNC Investment Corp (NASDAQ:AGNC) Ratings Coverage

Among 12 analysts covering American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC), 3 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 25% are positive. American Capital Agency Corp. has $24 highest and $18.50 lowest target. $21.08’s average target is 1.93% above currents $20.68 stock price. American Capital Agency Corp. had 28 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Deutsche Bank maintained AGNC Investment Corp (NASDAQ:AGNC) rating on Wednesday, October 28. Deutsche Bank has “Hold” rating and $20.50 target. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, July 27 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The stock of AGNC Investment Corp (NASDAQ:AGNC) earned “Neutral” rating by Credit Suisse on Friday, December 2. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Monday, May 29 report. Nomura upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Wednesday, August 12 report. The company was upgraded on Thursday, August 13 by Compass Point. The stock has “Hold” rating by Credit Suisse on Friday, June 2. As per Thursday, July 27, the company rating was maintained by Maxim Group. The stock has “Buy” rating by Wunderlich on Monday, May 23. As per Thursday, December 15, the company rating was downgraded by Bank of America.

More notable recent AGNC Investment Corp (NASDAQ:AGNC) news were published by: Prnewswire.com which released: “AGNC Investment Corp. Announces Third Quarter 2017 Financial Results” on October 25, 2017, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “AGNC Investment’s Q3 2017 Income Statement And Earnings Preview – Part 2” published on October 12, 2017, Gurufocus.com published: “State Treasurer State Of Michigan Buys AGNC Investment Corp, Ally Financial …” on October 19, 2017. More interesting news about AGNC Investment Corp (NASDAQ:AGNC) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “AGNC Investment income drops, but book value sees big gain” published on October 25, 2017 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “AGNC Investment Corp. (AGNC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for October 30, 2017” with publication date: October 27, 2017.

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