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American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 24, 2012

American Capital Agency Corp. ( AGNC ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 24, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $1.25 per share scheduled for January 28, 2013. Shareholders who purchased AGNC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that AGNC has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $31.6, the dividend yield is 15.82%.

The previous trading day's last sale of AGNC was $31.6, representing a -14.06% decrease from the 52 week high of $36.77 and a 14.45% increase over the 52 week low of $27.61.

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 $3.02. Zacks Investment Research reports AGNC's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -47.36%, compared to an industry average of -6%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the AGNC Dividend History page.

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 FTSE NAREIT Mortgage REITs Index Fund ( REM )
  • iShares MSCI USA Minimum Volatility Index Fund ( USMV )
  • iShares Morningstar Mid Value Index Fund ( JKI )
  • QuantShares U.S. Market Neutral Momentum Fund ETF ( MOM ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is JKI with an increase of 12.9% over the last 100 days. KBWD has the highest percent weighting of AGNC at 5.6%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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