AGNC Investment Corp. [NASDAQ: AGNC] gained 0.44% on the last trading session, reaching $16.08 price per share at the time. The company report on September 14, 2021 that AGNC Investment Corp. Declares Third Quarter Dividends on Preferred Stock.
AGNC Investment Corp. (Nasdaq: AGNC) (“AGNC” or the “Company”) announced that its Board of Directors has declared cash dividends for the third quarter 2021 on its 7.00% Series C Fixed-to-Floating Rate Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock (the “Series C Preferred Stock”) underlying its outstanding depositary shares (Nasdaq: AGNCN), 6.875% Series D Fixed-to-Floating Rate Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock (the “Series D Preferred Stock”) underlying its outstanding depositary shares (Nasdaq: AGNCM), 6.50% Series E Fixed-to-Floating Rate Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock (the “Series E Preferred Stock”) underlying its outstanding depositary shares (Nasdaq: AGNCO) and 6.125% Series F Fixed-to-Floating Rate Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock (the “Series F Preferred Stock”) underlying its outstanding depositary shares (Nasdaq: AGNCP).
AGNC Investment Corp. represents 526.60 million in outstanding shares, while the company has a total market value of $8.45 billion with the latest information. AGNC stock price has been found in the range of $15.94 to $16.14.
If compared to the average trading volume of 7.00M shares, AGNC reached a trading volume of 5212565 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Here is what top equities market gurus are saying 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 $17.00 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 2.10. 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.
Keefe Bruyette have made an estimate for AGNC Investment Corp. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Mkt Perform, with their previous recommendation back on June 07, 2021. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Jefferies raised their target price to Hold. The new note on the price target was released on December 14, 2020, representing the official price target for AGNC Investment Corp. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $16.50, while Piper Sandler analysts kept a Overweight rating on AGNC stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for AGNC Investment Corp. is set at 0.22, with the Price to Sales ratio for AGNC stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 3.75. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 0.92, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 1.80. Price to Free Cash Flow for AGNC in the course of the last twelve months was 9.23.
Trading performance analysis for AGNC stock
AGNC Investment Corp. [AGNC] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -0.62. With this latest performance, AGNC shares dropped by -1.65% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -2.66% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 13.96% 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 46.24, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 46.42, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 45.63 for AGNC Investment Corp. [AGNC]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 16.23, while it was recorded at 15.99 for the last single week of trading, and 16.60 for the last 200 days.
AGNC Investment Corp. [AGNC]: A deeper dive into fundamental analysis
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and AGNC Investment Corp. [AGNC] shares currently have an operating margin of +162.46 and a Gross Margin at +100.00. AGNC Investment Corp.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -78.01.
Return on Total Capital for AGNC is now 0.60, 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.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, AGNC Investment Corp. [AGNC] managed to generate an average of -$5,320,000 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 0.03 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.00.
AGNC Investment Corp. [AGNC]: An earnings per share (EPS) analysis
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%.
An analysis of insider ownership at AGNC Investment Corp. [AGNC]
There are presently around $4,615 million, or 54.00% of AGNC stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of AGNC stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 47,218,253, which is approximately -1.479% of the company’s market cap and around 0.70% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 42,506,077 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $683.5 million in AGNC stocks shares; and STATE STREET CORP, currently with $246.88 million in AGNC stock with ownership of nearly 14.694% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in AGNC Investment Corp. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of July and at the time of the July reporting period, where 257 institutional holders increased their position in AGNC Investment Corp. [NASDAQ:AGNC] by around 44,344,955 shares. Additionally, 207 investors decreased positions by around 27,277,491 shares, while 68 investors held positions by with 215,407,861 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 287,030,307 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. AGNC stock had 66 new institutional investments in for a total of 13,535,026 shares, while 57 institutional investors sold positions of 8,711,230 shares during the same period.