American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 27, 2014


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American Capital Agency Corp. ( AGNC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 27, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.65 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 28, 2014. Shareholders who purchased AGNC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -48% decrease from the same period a year ago.

The previous trading day's last sale of AGNC was $22.03, representing a -33.86% decrease from the 52 week high of $33.31 and a 16.93% 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 $3.17. Zacks Investment Research reports AGNC's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -4.07%, compared to an industry average of -12.7%.

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:

  • iShares Mortgage Real Estate Capped ETF ( REM )
  • Market Vectors Mortgage REIT Income ETF ( MORT )
  • First Trust Financials AlphaDEX ( FXO )
  • QuantShares U.S. Market Neutral Value Fund ETF ( CHEP )
  • Direxion Daily Financial Bull 3X Shares ( FAS ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FAS with an increase of 19.61% over the last 100 days. REM has the highest percent weighting of AGNC at 11.37%.

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