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American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 18, 2013

American Capital Agency Corp. ( AGNC ) 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. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). 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%.

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 )
  • Guggenheim Global Dividend Opportunities Index ETF ( LVL )
  • iShares FTSE NAREIT Mortgage REITs Index Fund ( REM )
  • Guggenheim Mid-Cap Core ETF ( CZA )
  • iShares MSCI USA Minimum Volatility Index Fund ( USMV ).

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%.

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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