American Capital Agency Corp. (
) 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. (
) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) (
). 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%.
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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 (
- iShares Mortgage Real Estate Capped ETF (
- First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund VI Multi-Asset Diversified
- QuantShares U.S. Market Neutral Value Fund ETF (
- Direxion Daily Financial Bull 3X Shares (
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%.