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8/30/12Cramer Likes American Capital Agency- Should You? (Investment Underground » Page not found)

by John Udovich CNBC's Mad Money host Jim Cramer has long recommended American Capital Agency (AGNC) in part due to its juicy dividend of over 14.5%. Yet, in one of his latest mentions of the stock, Cramer did complain that American Capital Agency keeps doing equity offerings, with the latest one being for 32 million shares, but he was going [...]

8/29/12Buy This REIT Now (Wealth Daily)

The REIT market is on fire. And it's easy to see why...

6/12/12(AGNC) American Capital Agency – Bull of the Day (Stock Blog Hub)

We are changing our long-term recommendation for American Capital Agency (AGNC) from Neutral to Outperform, backed by its strong first quarter 2012 results and a healthy year-over-year earnings and revenue increase. American Capital Agency focuses exclusively on fixed-rate agency securities guaranteed by the U.S. government, which limits its credit risks. American Capital Agency is also among [...]

1/12/12Will These 5 Companies Keep Paying Big Dividends In 2012? (Investment Underground » Page not found)

Sophisticated dividend investors find companies that meet consistent criteria and have solid fundamentals. Today, we're taking a look at American Capital Agency (AGNC), M&T Bank (MTB), New York Community Bancorp (NYB), Regal Entertainment (RGC) and Transocean (RIG) to see if these companies can keep paying big dividends. American Capital Agency American Capital Agency is [url=http://finance.yahoo.com/q?s=AGNC[finance.yahoo.com]]paying[/url] a yield [...]

10/24/11American Capital Agency Corp. Earnings Estimate $AGNC (Robert Weinstein Trading Blog)

Earnings Overview for American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC) By Robert Weinstein American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC) is due to report earnings after the closing bell on October 25, 2011. Below you can see the results of AGNC over the last few earnings periods. AGNC trades an average of 4.7 million shares per day. American Capital Agency Corp. [...]

6/26/11(AGNC) American Capital Agency Offers Shares (Stock Blog Hub)

American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC) recently issued a public offering of 43.2 million shares worth approximately $1.2 billion. The offering is expected to close on June 28, 2011. In a bid to cover over-allotments, the company will provide a 30-day option to the underwriters for purchasing an additional 6.5 million shares. American Capital intends to utilize [...]

6/23/11Today's Leading Industry (Samurai Trader)

Here are the industries with 40% or more of their stocks advancing today Here are the industries with 4% or more of their stocks making new highs. There isn't really a leading industry todday, but REIT-Residential is one of the leading groups that actually has a stock hitting a new high, NYMT. It also has AGNC, one of the leadership list. Looking at the charts in the group, though, this appears to be weakening, as several in the group have ether broken or are about to break the...

5/4/11REIT’s to the Rescue? Well a Few (Wall Street Sector Selector)

With the broad market taking a three day plunge many REIT’s are following suit showing the Three Black Crows pattern (related below). This bearish continuation pattern does not bode well for many in the sector. But it is precisely when most of a...

3/28/11Cramer Skittish On Mortgage REITs (AGNC, NLY, NRF, PMT, ANH, CMO) (tickerspy.com)

Following comments by "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer about the group, the Mortage Investment Stocks is trading lower by 0.1% today. Surprisingly, American Capital Agency (AGNC) is up 1% after Cramer questioned how the company can feature such a high yield. Shares of American Capital Agency currently yield a whopping 19.3% based on past distributions. Shares [...]

3/23/11(AGNC) American Capital Agency Announces Secondary Offering (Stock Blog Hub)

American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC), a leading real estate investment trust (REIT) that focuses on investments in mortgage pass-through securities and collateralized mortgage obligations (CMOs), has recently announced a secondary offering of 28 million common shares totaling $780 million of gross proceeds. The company will also grant the underwriters a 30-days option to purchase an [...]

3/22/11(AGNC) American Capital Agency Corporation Announces Secondary Offeringg (Stock Blog Hub)

American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC), a leading real estate investment trust (REIT) that focuses on investments in mortgage pass-through securities and collateralized mortgage obligations (CMOs), has recently announced a secondary offering of 28 million common shares totaling $780 million of gross proceeds. The company will also grant the underwriters a 30-days option to purchase an [...]

3/19/11Leader Charts (Samurai Trader)

Once again the market leaders are confirming a correction, as there were no big gainers this week, and a few big decliners. AGNC was the biggest gainer for the week, and this thing has, so far, completely ignored the fact we are in a correction. Last week (the blue arrows on the charts represent last Friday's candle) presented what was marginally about the only entry point when it pulled back slightly. You can see the sudden reversal in price relative about a month ago; this has now become a...

1/17/11High Volume Bullish Movements at NASDAQ Financial Sector: (BPOP, HBAN, AGNC, QQQQ, FITB) (Penny Stock DD)

Popular, Inc. (NASDAQ:BPOP) surged by 2.77% and closed at $3.30 whereas overall traded volume stood at 13.84 million shares for the day. The company stands in profit with the profit margin of 5.50%. The current market price is 11.03% more than its last 50 days simple moving average. Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ:HBAN) jumped up by 1.83% [...]

1/14/11Most Active Stocks at NASDAQ Financial Sector: (FITB, AGNC, AMTD, HBAN, QQQQ) (Penny Stock DD)

Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ:FITB) dropped by 0.95% and closed at $14.62 with overall traded volume of 7.22 million shares in the last trading day. Its dividend yield is 0.27%. The current market price is 7.77% more than its last 50 days simple moving average. American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC) plunged by 3.50% and closed at $28.64 [...]

1/6/11Select Mortgage REITs Get A Lift From Analyst Chatter (NLY, AGNC, HTS, MFA) (tickerspy.com)

After climbing 25% in the past six months, the Mortgage Investment Stocks Index is taking a breather today, trading higher by just 0.2%. However, select mortgage REITs are jumping thanks to some positive comments from sell-side analysts. Annaly Capital Mgmnt (NLY), with a yield of 14.6%, is higher by half a percent after Bank of [...]

12/28/10NASDAQ Financial Sector High Volume Price Jumps: (HBAN, ZION, AGNC, QQQQ) (Penny Stock DD)

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ: HBAN) jumped up by 1.16% to close at $6.96 with overall traded volume of 16.84 million shares in the last trading day. The value of 69.83 times depicts shows that the relative strength index is in highly overbought level. Zions Bancorporation (NASDAQ: ZION) went up by 1.52% and closed at $24.10 whereas [...]

12/11/10The Dividend Opportunity Everyone’s Missing (Penny Stock DD)

There's one fantastic dividend play out there that no one seems to be pouncing on. And it's probably not the one you're guessing. It's not REITs The cat is out of the bag on real estate investment trusts (REITs) -- particularly mortgage REITs. Every investor with eyes sees the mind-blowing 15-20% dividend yields at American Capital [...]

11/5/105 Highest Yield Dividend Stocks - They May Surprise You! (AGNC, CIM, RSO, NLY, HTS) (Benzinga)

Benzinga is on the hunt for high dividend yield stocks, and we've tracked down the top 5! The dividend yield is a financial ratio that shows how much a company pays out in dividends each year relative to its share price. Investors should be cautious of the "dividend trap," where risky stocks hide behind a dividend yield above 10%. Surprisingly, all of the top 5 companies are involved in the real estate or mortgage-backed securities business. American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ: AGNC)...

10/27/10Sterne Agee Reiterates Neutral Rating on American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC) (Benzinga)

Sterne Agee is out with a research report this morning, where it reiterates its Neutral rating on American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ: AGNC); it did not provide a price target for the stock. The Sterne Agee analysts cited the company's recently reported quarterly earnings, which were mixed. AGNC reported 3Q EPS of $1.69. Operating EPS was $1.11 excluding the impact of security gains and other items with a combined value of $0.59 per share and accrued excise tax of $0.01 per share. The...

10/26/10AGNC Reports $1.69 Earnings Per Share (Benzinga)

American Capital Agency Corp.  (Nasdaq: AGNC) today reported net income for the third quarter of 2010 of $60.0 million, or $1.69 per share, and book value of $23.43 per share. THIRD QUARTER 2010 FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS $1.69 per share of net income $1.11 per share, excluding $0.59 per share of other investment related income and $0.01 per share of accrued excise tax $1.59 per share of taxable income $1.40 per share dividend declared $0.99 per share of undistributed...

10/7/10Top 5 Stocks With The Highest Dividend Yield (MCI, MPV, WTU, AGNC, ARR) (Benzinga)

Below are the top stocks on the NYSE, the NASDAQ and the AMEX in terms of dividend yield. MassMutual Corporate Investors (NYSE: MCI) has a dividend yield of 22.00%. MCI's shares closed at $29.51 yesterday. Shares of MCI have risen 22.40% year-to-date. MassMutual Participation Investors (NYSE: MPV) has a dividend yield of 21.90%. MPV's shares closed at $13.62 yesterday. Shares of MPV have gained 16.11% so far this year. Williams Coal Seam Gas Royalty Trust (NYSE: WTU) has a dividend...

10/4/10American Capital Agency Raises $325 Million of Capital (Benzinga)

Last week, American Capital Agency (issued 13.2 million shares at $26/share, which raised over $325 million of net capital. The offer was accretive to trailing book value per share of $23.54, which would increase book value to about $23.90 per share. However, MBS prices softened in September, and the three companies that raised capital at month end may have tapped the market to increase financial flexibility. Each of these companies leverages their equity with short-term repurchase...

9/28/10American Capital Agency Prices Public Offering at $26 per Share (Benzinga)

American Capital Agency Corp. (Nasdaq: AGNC) announced today that it priced a public offering of 11.5 million shares of its common stock at a public offering price of $26.00 per share for total net proceeds of approximately $285 million. In connection with the offering, the Company has granted the underwriters an option for 30 days to purchase up to an additional 1.725 million shares to cover overallotments, if any. The offering is subject to customary closing conditions and is expected...

9/28/10Benzinga's Top Pre-Market NASDAQ Losers (CALD, AGNC, SPRD, ANAD) (Benzinga)

Callidus Software Inc (NASDAQ: CALD) dipped 8.05% to $4.00 in the pre-market session. CALD has announced to host its first European Sales Performance Management conference. American Capital Agency Corp (NASDAQ: AGNC) lost 5.57% to $26.43 in the pre-market session. AGNC had announced to offer 10 million shares of its common stock in an underwritten public offering. Spreadtrum Communications Inc (NASDAQ: SPRD) slipped 5.38% to $12.84 in the pre-market trading. SPRD's 52-week trading range...

9/27/10AGNC Commences Public Offering of Common Stock (Benzinga)

American Capital Agency Corp. (Nasdaq: AGNC) announced today that it intends to offer, subject to market and other conditions, 10,000,000 shares of its common stock in an underwritten public offering. In connection with the offering, the Company intends to grant the underwriters an option for 30 days to purchase up to an additional 1,500,000 shares of common stock to cover over-allotments, if any. AGNC expects to use the net proceeds from this offering to acquire additional agency...

9/16/10American Capital Agency Declares Dividend (Benzinga)

American Capital Agency (NASDAQ: AGNC) declares a 3Q dividend of $1.40 per share, in a recent report from Deutsche Bank. DB said the dividend was right in line with its forecast and flat sequentially. The dividend is payable on Oct. 27 to stockholders of record on September 28. Deutsche Bank remains comfortable with the 3Q core earnings estimate of $1.02 per share. It believes the 3Q dividend includes a portion of the company's undistributed taxable income, which totaled $1.10 per...

5/17/10(AGNC) American Capital Agency to Offer Common Shares (Stock Blog Hub)

American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC), a leading real estate investment trust (REIT), has recently announced plans to offer 6.0 million common shares at $25.75 each to raise cash. The company will also grant the underwriters an option to purchase an additional 0.9 million shares to cover any over-allotments. Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, UBS Investment [...]

2/9/10(AGNC) American Capital Agency Corporation’s Earnings Surge (Stock Blog Hub)

American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC), a real estate investment trust (REIT) that focuses on investments in mortgage pass-through securities and collateralized mortgage obligations (CMOs), reported strong fourth quarter 2009 results despite challenging market conditions. The company reported earnings of $1.79 per share during the quarter, compared to 73 cents in the year-earlier quarter, with an annualized [...]

10/21/09(AGNC) American Capital Agency Corporation Impresses (Stock Blog Hub)

American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC), a real estate investment trust (REIT) that focuses on investments in mortgage pass-through securities and collateralized mortgage obligations (CMOs), reported strong third quarter results despite challenging market conditions. The company reported earnings of $1.82 per share during the quarter compared to $1.26 in the year-earlier quarter, with an annualized return on [...]

9/22/09(AGNC) American Capital Agency Corp. – Estimates Rising Strong (Stock Blog Hub)

American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC) is posting big gains in its share price while paying a hefty quarterly dividend. Company Description American Capital Agency Corp. operates as a real estate investment trust that invests in pass through securities and collateralized mortgage obligations in which the principal and interest payments are guaranteed by the US government. The company [...]

1/26/09(AGNC) American Capital Agency – reduced its risk profile and boosting its ROE (Stock Blog Hub)

American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC) has been publicly traded for less than a year, but the company's early results are solid. The analyst community is bullish, with the next-year estimate projecting 64% earnings growth. Company Description American Capital Agency Corp. is a real estate investment trust that invests exclusively in agency securities that are backed by the [...]

5/14/08Aloha, American Capital Agency (Mortgage REIT Journal)

American Capital Agency, a mortgage REIT that was formed by American Capital Strategies (ACAS) to invest in Agency securities, priced its IPO at $20 as expected. While the company sold only 10 million shares (versus 12.5 million as originally planned), the latest statement filed with the SEC on Wednesday suggests that parent ACAS purchased 5 million shares in a concurrent private placement and may acquire an additional 2.5 million shares in the private placement, which would result in a 43%...


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