On a relative basis, the stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by 0.39% in the past 4 weeks, but has underperformed the S&P 500 in the past 1 week. The 4-week change in the price of the stock is -0.15% and the stock has fallen -0.81% in the past 1 week.
The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 1% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 0.92%.The 200 Day SMA reached 9.94%
American Capital Agency (NASDAQ:AGNC): After opening at $19.43, the stock dipped to an intraday low of $19.36 on Friday. However, the bulls stepped in to buy at lower levels and pushed the stock higher. The stock touched an intraday high of $19.63 and the buying power remained strong till the end. The stock closed at $19.54 for the day, a gain of 0.67% for the day session. The total traded volume was 2,446,901. The stocks close on the previous trading day was $19.54.
American Capital Agency (AGNC) : The consensus price target for American Capital Agency (AGNC) is $20.86 for the short term with a standard deviation of $1.11. The most optimist securities analyst among the 7 who monitor the stock believes that the stock can reach $23, however, the pessimist price target for the company is $20.
American Capital Agency Corp. operates as a real estate investment trust (REIT) in the United States. The Companys income comes primarily from its investments in agency mortgage-backed securities (agency MBS). The Companys 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.