American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 26, 2014

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American Capital Agency Corp. ( AGNC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 26, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.65 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 28, 2014. Shareholders who purchased AGNC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that AGNC has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $23.87, the dividend yield is 10.89%.

The previous trading day's last sale of AGNC was $23.87, representing a -2.89% decrease from the 52 week high of $24.58 and a 26.7% increase over the 52 week low of $18.84.

AGNC is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). AGNC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.12. Zacks Investment Research reports AGNC's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -37.99%, compared to an industry average of 2.3%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the AGNC Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to AGNC through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have AGNC as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares KBW High Dividend Yield Financial Portfolio ETF ( KBWD )
  • Market Vectors Mortgage REIT Income ETF ( MORT )
  • iShares Mortgage Real Estate Capped ETF ( REM )
  • First Trust Financials AlphaDEX ( FXO )
  • QuantShares U.S. Market Neutral Anti Beta Fund ETF ( BTAL ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is MORT with an increase of 8.05% over the last 100 days. KBWD has the highest percent weighting of AGNC at 4.89%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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