Cleararc Capital Inc buys $3,454,143 stake in American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC)

American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC) : Cleararc Capital Inc scooped up 110,998 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 11, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 173,575 shares of American Capital Agency Corp. which is valued at $3,454,143.American Capital Agency Corp. makes up approximately 0.65% of Cleararc Capital Inc’s portfolio.

Other Hedge Funds, Including , Seizert Capital Partners reduced its stake in AGNC by selling 205,556 shares or 9.61% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 1,934,308 shares of AGNC which is valued at $38,492,729. American Capital Agency Corp. makes up approx 1.38% of Seizert Capital Partners’s portfolio.Ubs Asset Management Americas Inc boosted its stake in AGNC in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 170,069 additional shares and now holds a total of 1,938,867 shares of American Capital Agency Corp. which is valued at $38,680,397. American Capital Agency Corp. makes up approx 0.04% of Ubs Asset Management Americas Inc’s portfolio.Glenmede Trust Co Na reduced its stake in AGNC by selling 83,185 shares or 97.43% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 2,192 shares of AGNC which is valued at $43,599.Cambridge Investment Research Advisors boosted its stake in AGNC in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 1,207 additional shares and now holds a total of 148,300 shares of American Capital Agency Corp. which is valued at $2,949,687. American Capital Agency Corp. makes up approx 0.06% of Cambridge Investment Research Advisors’s portfolio.Murphy Capital Management Inc boosted its stake in AGNC in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 537 additional shares and now holds a total of 17,271 shares of American Capital Agency Corp. which is valued at $337,475. American Capital Agency Corp. makes up approx 0.05% of Murphy Capital Management Inc’s portfolio.

American Capital Agency Corp. opened for trading at $19.85 and hit $20.04 on the upside on Tuesday, eventually ending the session at $19.97, with a gain of 0.66% or 0.13 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 23,54,200 shares. Company has a market cap of $6,611 M.

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.

Investors should note that on Jul 27, 2016, American Capital Agency Corp. announced a cash dividend of $0.1800. The company’s management has announced Aug 29, 2016 as the ex-dividend date and fixed the record date on Aug 31, 2016. The payable date has been fixed on Sep 9, 2016.

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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