AGNC Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNCN) Short Interest Update

AGNC Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNCNGet Rating) was the target of a significant growth in short interest in the month of October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 80,800 shares, a growth of 210.8% from the October 15th total of 26,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 64,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.3 days.

AGNC Investment Stock Up 1.8 %

Shares of NASDAQ:AGNCN opened at $24.34 on Friday. AGNC Investment has a 1-year low of $21.87 and a 1-year high of $25.90. The business’s 50 day simple moving average is $23.70.

AGNC Investment Announces Dividend

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, October 17th. Investors of record on Saturday, October 1st were issued a dividend of $0.4375 per share. This represents a $1.75 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 7.19%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, September 29th.

Institutional Trading of AGNC Investment

An institutional investor recently bought a new position in AGNC Investment stock. Connectus Wealth LLC acquired a new position in AGNC Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNCNGet Rating) in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The firm acquired 858,419 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $20,057,000.

AGNC Investment Company Profile

(Get Rating)

AGNC Investment Corp. operates as a real estate investment trust (REIT) in the United States. The company invests in residential mortgage pass-through securities and collateralized mortgage obligations for which the principal and interest payments are guaranteed by the United States government-sponsored enterprise or by the United States government agency.

Further Reading

Receive News & Ratings for AGNC Investment Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for AGNC Investment and related companies with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.