AGNC Investment Corp. [NASDAQ: AGNC] surged by $0.25 during the normal trading session on Wednesday and reaching a high of $16.63 during the day while it closed the day at $16.58. The company report on February 12, 2021 that AGNC Investment Corp. Declares Monthly Common Stock Dividend of $0.12 per Common Share for February 2021 and Announces Estimated Tangible Net Book Value of $17.42 per Common Share as of January 31, 2021.
AGNC Investment Corp. (Nasdaq: AGNC) (“AGNC” or the “Company”) announced that its Board of Directors has declared a cash dividend of $0.12 per share of common stock for February 2021. The dividend is payable on March 9, 2021 to common stockholders of record as of February 26, 2021.
The Company also announced its estimated tangible net book value of $17.42 per common share as of January 31, 2021. The estimate of tangible net book value includes a deduction for the Company’s January 2021 dividend of $0.12 per common share, which was declared on January 12, 2021 with a January 29, 2021 record date.
AGNC Investment Corp. stock has also gained 1.66% of its value over the past 7 days. However, AGNC stock has inclined by 9.01% in the 3 months of the year. Over the past six months meanwhile, it has gained 16.35% and gained 6.28% year-on date.
The market cap for AGNC stock reached $8.84 billion, with 553.20 million shares outstanding and 539.82 million shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 6.29M shares, AGNC reached a trading volume of 8045849 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Here’s what leading stock market gurus have to say about AGNC Investment Corp. [AGNC]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for AGNC shares is $16.63 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on AGNC stock is a recommendation set at 2.00. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.
Jefferies have made an estimate for AGNC Investment Corp. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Hold, with their previous recommendation back on December 14, 2020. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Piper Sandler raised their target price to Overweight. The new note on the price target was released on December 08, 2020, representing the official price target for AGNC Investment Corp. stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for AGNC Investment Corp. is set at 0.28, with the Price to Sales ratio for AGNC stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 17.65. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 0.99, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 1.61. Price to Free Cash Flow for AGNC in the course of the last twelve months was 22.56.
AGNC stock trade performance evaluation
AGNC Investment Corp. [AGNC] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 1.66. With this latest performance, AGNC shares gained by 2.03% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 16.35% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -10.43% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for AGNC stock in for the last two-week period is set at 62.70, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 63.33, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 62.20 for AGNC Investment Corp. [AGNC]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 15.84, while it was recorded at 16.40 for the last single week of trading, and 14.37 for the last 200 days.
AGNC Investment Corp. [AGNC]: An insightful look at the core fundamentals
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and AGNC Investment Corp. [AGNC] shares currently have an operating margin of +386.08 and a Gross Margin at +100.00. AGNC Investment Corp.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -336.71.
Return on Total Capital for AGNC is now 0.33, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -2.13. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -2.41, with Return on Assets sitting at -0.27. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, AGNC Investment Corp. [AGNC] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 580.11. Additionally, AGNC Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 85.30, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 78.55. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 1.85, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 0.23.
Receivables Turnover for the company is 0.01 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.00.
Earnings per share (EPS) analysis for AGNC Investment Corp. [AGNC] stock
With the latest financial reports released by the company, AGNC Investment Corp. posted 0.57/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.55/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 3.60%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for AGNC. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for AGNC Investment Corp. go to -0.05%.
AGNC Investment Corp. [AGNC]: Insider Ownership positions
There are presently around $4,663 million, or 55.80% of AGNC stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of AGNC stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 47,612,775, which is approximately -0.861% of the company’s market cap and around 0.60% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 42,841,861 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $710.32 million in AGNC stocks shares; and STATE STREET CORP, currently with $233.03 million in AGNC stock with ownership of nearly -8.124% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in AGNC Investment Corp. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of January and at the time of the January reporting period, where 235 institutional holders increased their position in AGNC Investment Corp. [NASDAQ:AGNC] by around 33,471,443 shares. Additionally, 219 investors decreased positions by around 56,141,428 shares, while 72 investors held positions by with 191,619,354 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 281,232,225 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. AGNC stock had 83 new institutional investments in for a total of 11,798,582 shares, while 55 institutional investors sold positions of 26,659,399 shares during the same period.