American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 27, 2013

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American Capital Agency Corp. ( AGNC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 27, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.65 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 28, 2014. Shareholders who purchased AGNC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -18.75% decrease from the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $19.93, the dividend yield is 13.05%.

The previous trading day's last sale of AGNC was $19.93, representing a -40.17% decrease from the 52 week high of $33.31 and a 5.79% 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 $5.82. Zacks Investment Research reports AGNC's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 2.77%, compared to an industry average of -13.9%.

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 )
  • iShares Mortgage Real Estate Capped ETF ( REM )
  • First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund VI Multi-Asset Diversified In ( MDIV )
  • 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 16.13% over the last 100 days. KBWD has the highest percent weighting of AGNC at 3.69%.



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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