AGNC Investment Corp. [AGNC] is 1.99% higher this YTD. Is it still time to buy?


AGNC Investment Corp. [NASDAQ: AGNC] traded at a high on 01/10/22, posting a 0.26 gain after which it closed the day’ session at $15.34. The company report on January 10, 2022 that AGNC Investment Corp. Declares Monthly Common Stock Dividend of $0.12 per Common Share for January 2022.

AGNC Investment Corp. (Nasdaq: AGNC) (“AGNC” or the “Company”) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a cash dividend of $0.12 per share of common stock for January 2022. The dividend is payable on February 9, 2022 to common stockholders of record as of January 31, 2022.

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AGNC’s December 31, 2021 tangible net book value per common share will be announced concurrently with the Company’s fourth quarter earnings release, which is scheduled for January 31, 2022.

The results of the trading session contributed to over 7862839 shares changing hands. Over the past one week, the price volatility of AGNC Investment Corp. stands at 1.75% while the volatility over the past one month is 1.82%.

The market cap for AGNC stock reached $8.00 billion, with 526.70 million shares outstanding and 522.85 million shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 6.41M shares, AGNC reached a trading volume of 7862839 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.

What do top market gurus 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 $16.81 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 2.30. 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.

JMP Securities have made an estimate for AGNC Investment Corp. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Mkt Perform, with their previous recommendation back on October 28, 2021. The new note on the price target was released on October 27, 2021, representing the official price target for AGNC Investment Corp. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another drop from $17 to $16, while Piper Sandler kept a Neutral rating on AGNC stock.

The Average True Range (ATR) for AGNC Investment Corp. is set at 0.29, with the Price to Sales ratio for AGNC stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 4.56. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 0.88, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 1.88. Price to Free Cash Flow for AGNC in the course of the last twelve months was 10.94.

How has AGNC stock performed recently?

AGNC Investment Corp. [AGNC] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -0.71. With this latest performance, AGNC shares dropped by -3.22% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -6.23% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -0.26% 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 48.51, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 50.50, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 47.27 for AGNC Investment Corp. [AGNC]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 15.63, while it was recorded at 15.31 for the last single week of trading, and 16.56 for the last 200 days.

AGNC Investment Corp. [AGNC]: Deeper insight into the fundamentals

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.

Earnings analysis for AGNC Investment Corp. [AGNC]

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 3.04%.

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Insider trade positions for AGNC Investment Corp. [AGNC]

There are presently around $4,157 million, or 51.50% of AGNC stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of AGNC stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 47,191,481, which is approximately -0.057% of the company’s market cap and around 0.40% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 41,575,576 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $637.77 million in AGNC stocks shares; and STATE STREET CORP, currently with $241.39 million in AGNC stock with ownership of nearly 2.496% 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 233 institutional holders increased their position in AGNC Investment Corp. [NASDAQ:AGNC] by around 14,325,478 shares. Additionally, 215 investors decreased positions by around 23,659,204 shares, while 73 investors held positions by with 232,990,813 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 270,975,495 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. AGNC stock had 60 new institutional investments in for a total of 2,028,174 shares, while 48 institutional investors sold positions of 6,019,287 shares during the same period.