American Capital Agency Corp. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 26, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $1.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 26,
2013. Shareholders who purchased AGNC stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
represents an -16% decrease from the prior quarter. At the current
stock price of $22.62, the dividend yield is 18.57%.
The previous trading day's last sale of AGNC was $22.62,
representing a -38.48% decrease from the 52 week high of $36.77 and
a 1.8% increase over the 52 week low of $22.22.
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 $2.38. Zacks Investment Research reports AGNC's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -8.83%, compared to an
industry average of -.4%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
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 (
- Guggenheim Global Dividend Opportunities Index ETF (
- iShares FTSE NAREIT Mortgage REITs Index Fund (
- Guggenheim Mid-Cap Core ETF (
- First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund VI Multi-Asset Diversified
The top-performing ETF of this group is CZA with an increase of
12.41% over the last 100 days. KBWD has the highest percent
weighting of AGNC at 6.33%.