Dividend Flows: $0.18 just might be within reach for AGNC Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC) shareholder.

Dividend Flows: $0.18 just might be within reach for AGNC Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC) shareholder.

AGNC Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC) is expected to pay $0.18 on Dec 8, 2016. The indicated annual dividend is $2.16. Shareholders owning the stock before Nov 28, 2016 will be eligible to receive the payout. Based on AGNC Investment Corp.’s current price of $18.92, the dividend is 0.95%. This dividend’s record date is Nov 30, 2016 and the announcement date is Nov 15, 2016. The stock closed at $18.92 during the last session. It is down 1.39% since April 25, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.62% the S&P500.

AGNC Investment Corp., formerly American Capital Agency Corp., is an internally managed real estate investment trust . The company has a market cap of $6.26 billion. The Firm primarily invests on a leveraged basis in agency mortgage-backed securities (agency MBS). It has a 40.74 P/E ratio. The Company’s 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).

Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment decreased to 0.5 in Q2 2016. Its down 0.70, from 1.2 in 2016Q1. The ratio worsened, as 34 funds sold all AGNC Investment Corp shares owned while 98 reduced positions. 36 funds bought stakes while 123 increased positions. They now own 185.52 million shares or 6.21% less from 197.82 million shares in 2016Q1.
Hartford Invest Mngmt accumulated 0% or 10,362 shares. Artisan Partners Ltd Partnership accumulated 7.82 million shares or 0.33% of the stock. Profund Advisors Limited Liability Corporation last reported 19,743 shares in the company. Amp Capital Invsts holds 0.01% of its portfolio in AGNC Investment Corp (NASDAQ:AGNC) for 80,787 shares. Raiff Prtnrs Incorporated reported 100,000 shares or 5.7% of all its holdings. Kbc Nv accumulated 0.01% or 23,553 shares. Texan Capital Mngmt has invested 0.22% of its portfolio in AGNC Investment Corp (NASDAQ:AGNC). Cetera Advsr Llc owns 44,587 shares or 0.07% of their US portfolio. Principal Fincl Grp Inc last reported 42,706 shares in the company. Babson Cap Mgmt Lc accumulated 0.02% or 35,700 shares. Jpmorgan Chase & Company owns 3.24 million shares or 0.02% of their US portfolio. Dai Ichi Life Insurance Ltd has 70,505 shares for 0.04% of their US portfolio. Fmr reported 6.72M shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Gulf Interest State Bank (Uk) Limited owns 108,676 shares or 0.04% of their US portfolio. Geode Capital Management Llc holds 0.03% or 2.67M shares in its portfolio.

Insider Transactions: Since June 2, 2016, the stock had 0 buys, and 10 sales for $13.64 million net activity. On Friday, August 26 the insider Kain Gary D sold $77,677. The insider Bell Bernice sold $185,804. Kuehl Christopher had sold 153,987 shares worth $3.01M. On Thursday, June 2 Davis Morris A. sold $63,137 worth of the stock or 3,323 shares. On Tuesday, July 5 Federico Peter J sold $3.01M worth of the stock or 153,987 shares.

AGNC Investment Corp (NASDAQ:AGNC) Ratings Coverage

Out of 9 analysts covering American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC), 4 rate it a “Buy”, 1 “Sell”, while 4 “Hold”. This means 44% are positive. $24 is the highest target while $18.50 is the lowest. The $21.22 average target is 12.16% above today’s ($18.92) stock price. American Capital Agency Corp. has been the topic of 17 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. On Wednesday, August 12 the stock rating was upgraded by Nomura to “Buy”. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, October 27 by Wunderlich. Wunderlich upgraded it to “Buy” rating and $23 target price in Monday, May 23 report. Bank of America upgraded AGNC Investment Corp (NASDAQ:AGNC) on Wednesday, June 29 to “Neutral” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating given by Compass Point on Thursday, August 13. As per Friday, July 8, the company rating was downgraded by Nomura. The firm has “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Monday, August 3. Deutsche Bank maintained it with “Hold” rating and $20.50 target price in Wednesday, October 28 report. On Monday, July 18 the stock rating was downgraded by JP Morgan to “Neutral”. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, October 28 by RBC Capital Markets.

More recent AGNC Investment Corp (NASDAQ:AGNC) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “AGNC Investment Corp. (AGNC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 28, 2016” on November 25, 2016. Also Prnewswire.com published the news titled: “AGNC Investment Corp. Encourages Stockholders to Submit Voting Instructions …” on November 18, 2016. Prnewswire.com‘s news article titled: “AGNC Investment Corp. Declares Monthly Common Stock Dividend of $0.18 per …” with publication date: November 14, 2016 was also an interesting one.

AGNC Company Profile

AGNC Investment Corp., formerly American Capital Agency Corp., incorporated on January 7, 2008, is an internally managed real estate investment trust (REIT). The Firm primarily invests on a leveraged basis in agency mortgage-backed securities (agency MBS). The Company’s 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). The Firm also focuses on investing in other assets related to agency securities and approximately 10% of its assets in AAA non-agency and commercial mortgage-backed securities (collectively, AAA non-agency MBS).

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