Wall Street Analyst Upgrade AGNC Investment Corp. [AGNC]. What else is Wall St. saying

AGNC Investment Corp. [NASDAQ: AGNC] closed the trading session at $12.22 on 08/22/22. The day’s price range saw the stock hit a low of $12.22, while the highest price level was $12.4362. The company report on August 11, 2022 that AGNC Investment Corp. Declares Monthly Common Stock Dividend of $0.12 per Common Share for August 2022.


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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 August 2022. The dividend is payable on September 12, 2022 to common stockholders of record as of August 31, 2022.

For further information or questions, please contact Investor Relations at (301) 968-9300 or IR@AGNC.com.

The stocks have a year to date performance of -18.75 percent and weekly performance of -4.46 percent. The stock has been moved at -9.08 percent over the last six months. The stock has performed 0.58 percent around the most recent 30 days and changed 3.91 percent over the most recent 3-months.

If compared to the average trading volume of 10.88M shares, AGNC reached to a volume of 5278381 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 $12.40 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 2.40. 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 Outperform, with their previous recommendation back on June 09, 2022. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Piper Sandler dropped their target price from $13.50 to $13. The new note on the price target was released on May 05, 2022, representing the official price target for AGNC Investment Corp. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another drop from $14.50 to $11.50, while JP Morgan kept a Neutral rating on AGNC stock. On February 14, 2022, analysts decreased their price target for AGNC shares from 17 to 13.75.

The Average True Range (ATR) for AGNC Investment Corp. is set at 0.24 The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 0.98, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 1.71. Price to Free Cash Flow for AGNC in the course of the last twelve months was 10.67.

AGNC stock trade performance evaluation

AGNC Investment Corp. [AGNC] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -4.46. With this latest performance, AGNC shares gained by 0.58% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -9.08% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -24.05% 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 46.35, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 37.07, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 49.81 for AGNC Investment Corp. [AGNC]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 11.83, while it was recorded at 12.59 for the last single week of trading, and 13.32 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 +34.13 and a Gross Margin at +100.00. AGNC Investment Corp.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +31.03.

Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 7.01, with Return on Assets sitting at 1.00.

Earnings per share (EPS) analysis for AGNC Investment Corp. [AGNC] stock

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 -1.81%.

AGNC Investment Corp. [AGNC]: Insider Ownership positions

There are presently around $2,834 million, or 45.80% of AGNC stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of AGNC stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 48,339,671, which is approximately 1.569% of the company’s market cap and around 0.80% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 31,899,451 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $389.81 million in AGNC stocks shares; and STATE STREET CORP, currently with $155.88 million in AGNC stock with ownership of nearly -18.287% 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 195 institutional holders increased their position in AGNC Investment Corp. [NASDAQ:AGNC] by around 29,716,840 shares. Additionally, 256 investors decreased positions by around 46,825,298 shares, while 84 investors held positions by with 155,407,983 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 231,950,121 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. AGNC stock had 59 new institutional investments in for a total of 11,973,639 shares, while 102 institutional investors sold positions of 13,093,214 shares during the same period.

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