AGNC Investment Corp. (AGNC) to Issue $0.18 Jan 18 Dividend

AGNC Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC) declared a jan 18 dividend on Thursday, January 11th, RTT News reports. Investors of record on Wednesday, January 31st will be paid a dividend of 0.18 per share by the real estate investment trust on Thursday, February 8th. This represents a yield of 11.09%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, January 30th.

AGNC Investment (AGNC) opened at $19.29 on Friday. AGNC Investment has a 12 month low of $18.41 and a 12 month high of $22.34. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.05, a quick ratio of 0.24 and a current ratio of 0.24. The stock has a market capitalization of $7,550.00, a PE ratio of 4.76 and a beta of 0.13.

AGNC Investment (NASDAQ:AGNC) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October 25th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.62 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.61 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $178.00 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $177.50 million. AGNC Investment had a return on equity of 12.00% and a net margin of 145.02%. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.67 earnings per share. equities analysts anticipate that AGNC Investment will post 2.55 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Several research analysts recently weighed in on AGNC shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of AGNC Investment from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $25.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Tuesday, October 24th. BidaskClub cut shares of AGNC Investment from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Saturday, January 6th. Maxim Group reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $21.25 target price on shares of AGNC Investment in a research report on Friday, October 27th. Finally, Wells Fargo & Co reiterated a “market perform” rating and set a $19.00 target price on shares of AGNC Investment in a research report on Friday, December 1st. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $20.38.

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About AGNC Investment

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).

Dividend History for AGNC Investment (NASDAQ:AGNC)

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