Zacks Rating on American Capital Agency (AGNC)

American Capital Agency (AGNC) has an average broker rating of 2.22, which is interpreted as a Buy, as rated by 9 equity analysts. Nonetheless, 3 analysts are positive on the stocks future and they recommend a Strong Buy on the stock. 1 other analysts advise a Buy. Nevertheless, the majority of 5 analysts consider that the stock is a Hold with neither a large upside nor a downside. Ranking by Zacks Investment Research for Coach Inc is 3, which is also a Hold.

American Capital Agency (AGNC) has been rated by 7 research analysts. Fundamentally, the highest shorterm price forecast for the stock is expected to reach $22 and the lowest price target forecast is $20. The average forecast of all the analysts is $20.79 and the expected standard deviation is $0.99.


Shares of American Capital Agency Corp. rose by 1.37% in the last five trading days and 3.04% for the last 4 weeks. American Capital Agency Corp. is up 7.98% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 24.27%. American Capital Agency (NASDAQ:AGNC): stock turned positive on Tuesday. Though the stock opened at $19.85, the bulls momentum made the stock top out at $20.04 level for the day. The stock recorded a low of $19.715 and closed the trading day at $19.97, in the green by 0.66%. The total traded volume for the day was 2,354,200. The stock had closed at $19.84 in the previous days trading.

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.

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