Impact of Brokerage Rating on American Capital Agency Corp.(AGNC)

Many American Capital Agency Corp.(AGNC) Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock. American Capital Agency Corp. was Reiterated by Maxim Group on Feb 3, 2017 to Buy, Lowers Price Target to $ 20 from a previous price target of $21.50 .American Capital Agency Corp. was Downgraded by BofA/Merrill to Underperform on Dec 15, 2016. American Capital Agency Corp. was Downgraded by Credit Suisse to Neutral on Dec 2, 2016.

Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Feb 9, 2017, Bernice Bell (SVP and Chief Accounting Off.) sold 5,270 shares at 19.09 per share price.On Dec 9, 2016, Kenneth L. Pollack (SVP and General Counsel) purchased 1,000 shares at 18.58 per share price.On Aug 30, 2016, Christopher Kuehl (Senior VP) sold 1,643 shares at 19.77 per share price.

American Capital Agency Corp. Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Feb 1, 2017. The company reported $0.64 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.04. Analyst had a consensus of $0.60.Analysts expectations of $ 235.43.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.54 EPS.

AGNC Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC) has received a short term rating of hold from experts at Zacks with a rank of 3. The stock has been rated an average of 2.5 by 10 Brokerage Firm. 3 Wall Street Firms have rated the stock as a strong buys. 6 Brokerage Firms have advised hold. A sell rating was given by 1 analyst.

AGNC Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC): 8 Brokerage firm Analysts have agreed with the mean estimate for the short term price target of $19.31 in AGNC Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC). However, the stock price could fluctuate by $ 1.87 from the estimate as it is suggested by the standard deviation reading. The higher estimate has been put at $22 price target with the lower price estimate is calculated at $16

AGNC Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC) witnessed a decline in the market cap on Tuesday as its shares dropped 0.57% or 0.11 points. After the session commenced at $19.42, the stock reached the higher end at $19.47 while it hit a low of $19.17. With the volume soaring to 2,232,445 shares, the last trade was called at $19.29. The company has a 52-week high of $20.43. The company has a market cap of $6,386 million and there are 331,046,080 shares in outstanding. The 52-week low of the share price is $17.295.

AGNC Investment Corp. is an internally-managed real estate investment trust. It invests in agency mortgage-backed securities on a leveraged basis, financed primarily through collateralized borrowings structured as repurchase agreements. AGNC Investment Corp., formerly known as American Capital Agency Corp., is based in Bethesda, Maryland.

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