American Capital Agency (AGNC) : During the past 4 weeks, traders have been relatively bearish on American Capital Agency (AGNC), hence the stock is down -1.63% when compared to the S&P 500 during the same period. However, in the past 1 week, the selling of the stock is down by -0.01% relative to the S&P 500. The stock has risen by 0.52% in the past week indicating that the buyers are active at lower levels, but the stock is down -3.62% in the past 4 weeks.
The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 1.94% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 1.31%.The 200 Day SMA reached 7.88% American Capital Agency Corp. is up 3.84% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 20.27%.
American Capital Agency (AGNC) has been rated by 7 research analysts. Fundamentally, the highest shorterm price forecast for the stock is expected to reach $23 and the lowest price target forecast is $20. The average forecast of all the analysts is $20.86 and the expected standard deviation is $1.11.
Company shares have received an average consensus rating of Hold for the current week American Capital Agency (NASDAQ:AGNC): stock was range-bound between the intraday low of $19.07 and the intraday high of $19.32 after having opened at $19.27 on Fridays session. The stock finally closed in the red at $19.27, a loss of -1.08%. The stock remained in the red for the whole trading day. The total traded volume was 4,255,172 shares. The stock failed to cross $19.32 in Fridays trading. The stocks closing price on Thursday was $19.15.
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.