Yorktown Management Research Co Inc buys $10,945,000 stake in American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC)

American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC) : Yorktown Management Research Co Inc scooped up 40,000 additional shares in American Capital Agency Corp. during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Aug 12, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 550,000 shares of American Capital Agency Corp. which is valued at $10,945,000.American Capital Agency Corp. makes up approximately 2.40% of Yorktown Management Research Co Inc’s portfolio.

Other Hedge Funds, Including , Van Eck Associates Corp boosted its stake in AGNC in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 25,162 additional shares and now holds a total of 493,885 shares of American Capital Agency Corp. which is valued at $9,828,312. American Capital Agency Corp. makes up approx 0.05% of Van Eck Associates Corp’s portfolio.Cetera Advisors boosted its stake in AGNC in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 16,361 additional shares and now holds a total of 44,587 shares of American Capital Agency Corp. which is valued at $887,281. American Capital Agency Corp. makes up approx 0.07% of Cetera Advisors’s portfolio.New York State Common Retirement Fund boosted its stake in AGNC in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 3,100 additional shares and now holds a total of 803,200 shares of American Capital Agency Corp. which is valued at $15,983,680. American Capital Agency Corp. makes up approx 0.02% of New York State Common Retirement Fund’s portfolio.Edge Asset Management Inc boosted its stake in AGNC in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 278,017 additional shares and now holds a total of 3,164,803 shares of American Capital Agency Corp. which is valued at $62,821,340. American Capital Agency Corp. makes up approx 0.54% of Edge Asset Management Inc’s portfolio. Grisanti Capital Management added AGNC to its portfolio by purchasing 59,495 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $1,183,356. American Capital Agency Corp. makes up approx 0.63% of Grisanti Capital Management’s portfolio.

American Capital Agency Corp. closed down -0.19 points or -0.96% at $19.52 with 26,24,143 shares getting traded on Monday. Post opening the session at $19.6, the shares hit an intraday low of $19.5 and an intraday high of $19.68 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Monday session in Red.

On the company’s financial health, American Capital Agency Corp. reported $0.73 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.22 according to the earnings call on Jul 27, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.51.Analysts expectations of $ 243.51.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.60 EPS.

Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on American Capital Agency Corp.. American Capital Agency Corp. was Downgraded by Keefe Bruyette to ” Mkt Perform” on Jul 19, 2016. American Capital Agency Corp. was Downgraded by JP Morgan to ” Neutral” on Jul 18, 2016. American Capital Agency Corp. was Downgraded by Nomura to ” Neutral” on Jul 8, 2016.

American Capital Agency Corp. operates as a real estate investment trust (REIT) in the United States. The Company’s income comes primarily from its investments in agency mortgage-backed securities (agency MBS). The Company’s investments consist of residential mortgage pass-through securities and collateralized mortgage obligations (CMOs) 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 a United States Government agency such as the Government National Mortgage Association (Ginnie Mae). It also invests in agency debenture securities issued by Freddie Mac Fannie Mae or the Federal Home Loan Bank and in other agency securities. The Company is externally managed by American Capital AGNC Management LLC an affiliate of American Capital Ltd.

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