Antipodean Advisors adds American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC) to its portfolio

American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC) : Antipodean Advisors added new position in American Capital Agency Corp. during the most recent quarter end. The investment management firm now holds 419,000 shares of American Capital Agency Corp. which is valued at $8,338,100 , the company said in a statement filed on Aug 15, 2016 with the SEC.American Capital Agency Corp. makes up approximately 3.43% of Antipodean Advisors’s portfolio.

Other Hedge Funds, Including , Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc boosted its stake in AGNC in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 43,574 additional shares and now holds a total of 900,313 shares of American Capital Agency Corp. which is valued at $17,916,229. American Capital Agency Corp. makes up approx 0.02% of Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc’s portfolio.Profund Advisors boosted its stake in AGNC in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 1,530 additional shares and now holds a total of 19,743 shares of American Capital Agency Corp. which is valued at $392,886. American Capital Agency Corp. makes up approx 0.02% of Profund Advisors’s portfolio.State Of Wisconsin Investment Board reduced its stake in AGNC by selling 19,200 shares or 5.49% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 330,380 shares of AGNC which is valued at $6,574,562. American Capital Agency Corp. makes up approx 0.03% of State Of Wisconsin Investment Board’s portfolio.Buckhead Capital Management boosted its stake in AGNC in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 5,000 additional shares and now holds a total of 40,000 shares of American Capital Agency Corp. which is valued at $794,000. American Capital Agency Corp. makes up approx 0.14% of Buckhead Capital Management’s portfolio.

American Capital Agency Corp. closed down -0.1 points or -0.52% at $19.21 with 33,18,886 shares getting traded on Thursday. Post opening the session at $19.35, the shares hit an intraday low of $19.08 and an intraday high of $19.38 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Thursday 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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