AGNC Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC) declared a jan 18 dividend on Thursday, January 11th, RTT News reports. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, January 31st will be paid a dividend of 0.18 per share by the real estate investment trust on Thursday, February 8th. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, January 30th.
AGNC Investment (NASDAQ AGNC) opened at $19.76 on Friday. AGNC Investment has a 52-week low of $18.41 and a 52-week high of $22.34. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.05, a quick ratio of 0.24 and a current ratio of 0.24. The company has a market cap of $7,730.00, a P/E ratio of 4.88 and a beta of 0.13.
AGNC Investment (NASDAQ:AGNC) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October 25th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.62 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.61 by $0.01. AGNC Investment had a net margin of 145.02% and a return on equity of 12.00%. The business had revenue of $178.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $177.50 million. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.67 earnings per share. equities research analysts predict that AGNC Investment will post 2.55 EPS for the current fiscal year.
A number of research firms have recently weighed in on AGNC. Zacks Investment Research lowered AGNC Investment from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 17th. Maxim Group reissued a “buy” rating and set a $21.25 price objective on shares of AGNC Investment in a research note on Friday, October 27th. BidaskClub raised AGNC Investment from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, December 6th. Finally, Wells Fargo & Co reissued a “market perform” rating and set a $19.00 price objective on shares of AGNC Investment in a research note on Friday, December 1st. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $20.38.
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AGNC Investment 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).
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