AGNC Investment Corp. (AGNC) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 28, 2020. A cash dividend payment of $0.12 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 10, 2020. Shareholders who purchased AGNC 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. At the current stock price of $14.05, the dividend yield is 10.25%.
The previous trading day's last sale of AGNC was $14.05, representing a -28.5% decrease from the 52 week high of $19.65 and a 124.8% increase over the 52 week low of $6.25.
AGNC is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as American Tower Corporation (REIT) (AMT) and Prologis, Inc. (PLD). AGNC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$1.69. Zacks Investment Research reports AGNC's forecasted earnings growth in 2020 as 2.55%, compared to an industry average of -18.6%.
Interested in gaining exposure to AGNC through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have AGNC as a top-10 holding:
- iShares Trust (REM)
- VanEck Vectors Mortgage REIT Income ETF (MORT)
- AGFiQ U.S. Market Neutral Value Fund (CHEP).
The top-performing ETF of this group is MORT with an increase of 88.47% over the last 100 days. REM has the highest percent weighting of AGNC at 13.83%.
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