AGNC Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC) Shares Sold by Transcend Capital Advisors LLC

Transcend Capital Advisors LLC trimmed its holdings in shares of AGNC Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNCGet Rating) by 11.5% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 19,200 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 2,500 shares during the period. Transcend Capital Advisors LLC’s holdings in AGNC Investment were worth $213,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other large investors also recently modified their holdings of the company. BT Wealth Management LLC boosted its position in AGNC Investment by 6.7% during the 1st quarter. BT Wealth Management LLC now owns 13,500 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $177,000 after acquiring an additional 850 shares during the period. Brookstone Capital Management raised its stake in shares of AGNC Investment by 3.5% during the 1st quarter. Brookstone Capital Management now owns 30,887 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $386,000 after purchasing an additional 1,055 shares in the last quarter. Geneos Wealth Management Inc. raised its stake in shares of AGNC Investment by 21.4% during the 1st quarter. Geneos Wealth Management Inc. now owns 7,648 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $100,000 after purchasing an additional 1,350 shares in the last quarter. Stephens Inc. AR raised its stake in shares of AGNC Investment by 5.2% during the 1st quarter. Stephens Inc. AR now owns 29,826 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $391,000 after purchasing an additional 1,472 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Johnson Financial Group Inc. raised its stake in shares of AGNC Investment by 126.0% during the 4th quarter. Johnson Financial Group Inc. now owns 2,780 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $42,000 after purchasing an additional 1,550 shares in the last quarter. 43.36% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

AGNC Investment Stock Down 2.4 %

Shares of AGNC stock opened at $10.77 on Friday. The stock’s 50 day simple moving average is $12.09 and its 200 day simple moving average is $12.08. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.02, a quick ratio of 0.24 and a current ratio of 0.24. AGNC Investment Corp. has a twelve month low of $9.99 and a twelve month high of $16.75. The company has a market capitalization of $5.63 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of -5.64 and a beta of 1.07.

AGNC Investment (NASDAQ:AGNCGet Rating) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Monday, July 25th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.83 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.59 by $0.24. The company had revenue of $315.00 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $323.75 million. AGNC Investment had a positive return on equity of 20.36% and a negative net margin of 69.82%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 35.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.76 EPS. As a group, research analysts predict that AGNC Investment Corp. will post 2.69 EPS for the current year.

AGNC Investment Dividend Announcement

The firm also recently declared a sep 22 dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, October 12th. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 30th will be given a $0.12 dividend. This represents a yield of 12.8%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 29th. AGNC Investment’s dividend payout ratio is currently -75.39%.

Wall Street Analyst Weigh In

Separately, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods raised AGNC Investment from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating and raised their price target for the stock from $12.25 to $13.25 in a research note on Wednesday, June 8th. Five analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. According to MarketBeat.com, the company has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $13.00.

AGNC Investment Profile

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AGNC Investment Corp., formerly American Capital Agency Corp., is a real estate investment trust. The Company invests in agency residential mortgage-backed securities on a leveraged basis. Its investments consist of residential mortgage pass-through securities and collateralized mortgage obligations (CMOs) for which the principal and interest payments are 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 the United States Government agency, such as the Government National Mortgage Association (Ginnie Mae) (collectively, GSEs).

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for AGNC Investment (NASDAQ:AGNC)

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