American Capital Agency Corp. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 18, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $1.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 26,
2013. Shareholders who purchased AGNC stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
marks the 5th quarter that AGNC has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of AGNC was $32.99,
representing a -10.28% decrease from the 52 week high of $36.77 and
a 17.49% increase over the 52 week low of $28.08.
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 $4.4. Zacks Investment Research reports AGNC's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 9.01%, compared to an
industry average of -8.6%.
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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 (
- Guggenheim Global Dividend Opportunities Index ETF (
- iShares FTSE NAREIT Mortgage REITs Index Fund (
- Guggenheim Mid-Cap Core ETF (
- iShares MSCI USA Minimum Volatility Index Fund (
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 5.56%.