AGNC Investment Corp (AGNC) EPS Estimated At $0.59

July 17, 2017 - By Winifred Garcia

 AGNC Investment Corp (AGNC) EPS Estimated At $0.59
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.02 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.48, from 0.5 in 2016Q3. It dropped, 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.
Prudential Public Ltd Company has invested 0% in AGNC Investment Corp (NASDAQ:AGNC). Gulf Interest Bancorporation (Uk) holds 0.03% or 108,676 shares in its portfolio. Dreman Value Mgmt L L C holds 0.21% or 21,051 shares in its portfolio. Fifth Third Financial Bank accumulated 4,600 shares. Penn Mutual Life Insur has invested 10.11% in AGNC Investment Corp (NASDAQ:AGNC). And Management Com invested in 0% or 200 shares. Eagle Asset Management Incorporated, a Florida-based fund reported 225,555 shares. Cypress Capital Management (Wy) holds 1,000 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Texan Mngmt holds 0.2% or 23,800 shares.

Since March 6, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 sales for $177,893 activity. Bell Bernice had sold 5,135 shares worth $100,066.

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 2.93M 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 rating was downgraded by Nomura on Friday, July 8 to “Neutral”. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, August 12 by Nomura. The rating was upgraded by Wunderlich on Monday, May 23 to “Buy”. On Monday, July 18 the stock rating was downgraded by JP Morgan to “Neutral”. The rating was upgraded by Bank of America to “Neutral” on Wednesday, June 29. Bank of America downgraded the stock to “Underperform” rating in Thursday, December 15 report. Credit Suisse maintained the shares of AGNC in report on Friday, June 2 with “Hold” rating. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, October 28 with “Outperform”. The rating was downgraded by Wunderlich to “Hold” on Tuesday, October 27. The company was maintained on Friday, February 3 by Maxim Group.

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: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Labrador Puppy Finds Safe 7.79% Dividend Yield” on July 03, 2017, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Reminder: AGNC Investment Corp’s 8.000% Series A Cumulative Redeemable …” published on June 26, 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: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “AGNC: Time To Sell?” published on June 28, 2017 as well as Prnewswire.com‘s news article titled: “AGNC Investment Corp. Declares Monthly Common Stock Dividend of $0.18 per …” with publication date: July 13, 2017.

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