$0.59 EPS Expected for AGNC Investment Corp (AGNC)

July 17, 2017 - By Dolores Ford

 $0.59 EPS Expected for AGNC Investment Corp (AGNC)
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.02 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.48, from 0.5 in 2016Q3. It worsened, as 193 investors sold AGNC Investment Corp shares while 1 reduced holdings. 2 funds opened positions while 1 raised stakes. 1.09 million shares or 99.29% less from 154.82 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.
25,900 are held by Prudential Public Ltd Com. Penn Mutual Life Insur invested in 10.11% or 682,000 shares. Fifth Third Financial Bank has invested 0% in AGNC Investment Corp (NASDAQ:AGNC). Rech And Management Co has invested 0% in AGNC Investment Corp (NASDAQ:AGNC). Texan Capital stated it has 0.2% in AGNC Investment Corp (NASDAQ:AGNC). Dreman Value Mgmt L L C holds 21,051 shares or 0.21% of its portfolio. Cypress Cap Mgmt Limited Liability Company (Wy) reported 0% stake. 108,676 are owned by Gulf Intll National Bank & Trust (Uk). Eagle Asset Mngmt invested in 0.03% or 225,555 shares.

Since March 6, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 selling transactions for $177,893 activity. $100,066 worth of AGNC Investment Corp (NASDAQ:AGNC) shares were sold by Bell Bernice. $77,827 worth of stock was sold by Davis Morris A. on Tuesday, June 6.

Investors wait AGNC Investment Corp (NASDAQ:AGNC) to report on July, 26. its quarterly earnings Wall Street analysts expect $0.59 earnings per share, up $0.03 or 5.36 % from last year’s $0.56 same quarter earnings. This translates into $212.84M profit for AGNC giving the stock a 9.07 P/E. This is assuming the current $0.59 EPS is accurate. AGNC Investment Corp’s Wall Street analysts see -7.81 % negative EPS growth, taking into account the $0.64 EPS reproted in the previous quarter, About 2.93 million shares traded. AGNC Investment Corp (NASDAQ:AGNC) has risen 7.98% since July 18, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 8.72% the S&P500.

AGNC Investment Corp (NASDAQ:AGNC) Ratings Coverage

Among 12 analysts covering American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC), 3 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 25% are positive. American Capital Agency Corp. had 24 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Underperform” rating on Thursday, December 15 by Bank of America. Deutsche Bank maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Wednesday, October 28 report. The company was maintained on Wednesday, October 28 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Hold” on Friday, June 2. The company was downgraded on Monday, July 18 by JP Morgan. Compass Point upgraded AGNC Investment Corp (NASDAQ:AGNC) on Thursday, August 13 to “Buy” rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of AGNC in report on Monday, August 3 with “Outperform” rating. On Friday, February 3 the stock rating was maintained by Maxim Group with “Buy”. The rating was downgraded by Morgan Stanley on Wednesday, December 16 to “Underweight”. As per Wednesday, August 12, the company rating was upgraded by Nomura.

AGNC Investment Corp., formerly American Capital Agency Corp., is a real estate investment trust. The company has market cap of $7.72 billion. The Firm invests in agency residential mortgage-backed securities on a leveraged basis. It has a 4.93 P/E ratio. The Company’s investments consist of residential mortgage pass-through securities and collateralized mortgage obligations 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).

More notable recent AGNC Investment Corp (NASDAQ:AGNC) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Reminder: AGNC Investment Corp’s 8.000% Series A Cumulative Redeemable …” on June 26, 2017, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “AGNC Investment’s Q2 2017 Income Statement And EPS Projection – Part 2” published on July 11, 2017, Nasdaq.com published: “AGNC Investment Corp. (AGNC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 28, 2017” on June 27, 2017. More interesting news about AGNC Investment Corp (NASDAQ:AGNC) were released by: Prnewswire.com and their article: “AGNC Investment Corp. Announces Date for Second Quarter Earnings Release and …” published on July 11, 2017 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “AGNC: Time To Sell?” with publication date: June 28, 2017.

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