American International Group Inc. Has $351,000 Holdings in AGNC Investment Corp. (AGNC)

American International Group Inc. boosted its position in AGNC Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC) by 89.3% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 17,369 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after purchasing an additional 8,196 shares during the period. American International Group Inc.’s holdings in AGNC Investment were worth $351,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the business. Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado lifted its stake in AGNC Investment by 4.5% in the fourth quarter. Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado now owns 66,102 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $1,335,000 after purchasing an additional 2,844 shares during the last quarter. Rhumbline Advisers lifted its stake in AGNC Investment by 0.9% in the fourth quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 369,019 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $7,450,000 after purchasing an additional 3,222 shares during the last quarter. AMP Capital Investors Ltd lifted its stake in AGNC Investment by 3.9% in the third quarter. AMP Capital Investors Ltd now owns 90,614 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $1,963,000 after purchasing an additional 3,400 shares during the last quarter. Westpac Banking Corp lifted its stake in AGNC Investment by 18.4% in the fourth quarter. Westpac Banking Corp now owns 22,008 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $444,000 after purchasing an additional 3,417 shares during the last quarter. Finally, CIBC Asset Management Inc lifted its stake in AGNC Investment by 8.2% in the third quarter. CIBC Asset Management Inc now owns 45,765 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $992,000 after purchasing an additional 3,475 shares during the last quarter. 67.18% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

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Several brokerages have issued reports on AGNC. Barclays decreased their price objective on shares of AGNC Investment from $21.00 to $20.00 and set an “equal weight” rating for the company in a research note on Friday, February 2nd. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $19.50 price objective on shares of AGNC Investment in a research note on Thursday, February 1st. Bank of America raised shares of AGNC Investment from an “underperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Thursday, February 1st. Maxim Group reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $21.25 price objective on shares of AGNC Investment in a research note on Thursday, February 1st. Finally, BidaskClub downgraded shares of AGNC Investment from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Friday, January 19th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five 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 a consensus price target of $20.63.

In other news, CFO Peter J. Federico sold 13,500 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, February 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of $18.54, for a total transaction of $250,290.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Company insiders own 0.47% of the company’s stock.

AGNC Investment Corp. (NASDAQ AGNC) opened at $18.50 on Monday. The company has a market cap of $7,240.00, a P/E ratio of 9.44 and a beta of 0.03. AGNC Investment Corp. has a 1 year low of $17.84 and a 1 year high of $22.34. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.04, a quick ratio of 0.24 and a current ratio of 0.24.

AGNC Investment (NASDAQ:AGNC) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, January 31st. The real estate investment trust reported $0.63 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.61 by $0.02. The business had revenue of $212.00 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $204.32 million. AGNC Investment had a net margin of 86.72% and a return on equity of 11.89%. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.64 earnings per share. research analysts anticipate that AGNC Investment Corp. will post 2.41 EPS for the current year.

The business also recently announced a feb 18 dividend, which was paid on Thursday, March 8th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, February 28th were given a dividend of $0.18 per share. This represents a dividend yield of 11.45%. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, February 27th. AGNC Investment’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 110.20%.

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AGNC Investment Company Profile

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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