On 9/29/15, American Capital Agency Corp's 8.000% Series A Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock (Symbol: AGNCP) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.50, payable on 10/15/15. As a percentage of AGNCP's recent share price of $25.97, this dividend works out to approximately 1.93%, so look for shares of AGNCP to trade 1.93% lower - all else being equal - when AGNCP shares open for trading on 9/29/15. On an annualized basis, the current yield is approximately 7.76%, which compares to an average yield of 7.12% in the "Real Estate" preferred stock category, according to Preferred Stock Channel . The chart below shows the one year performance of AGNCP shares, versus AGNC:
Below is a dividend history chart for AGNCP, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.50 on American Capital Agency Corp's 8.000% Series A Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock:
According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, American Capital Agency Corp (Symbol: AGNC) makes up 10.69% of the iShares Mortgage Real Estate Capped ETF ( REM ) which is trading lower by about 2.7% on the day Friday.
In Friday trading, American Capital Agency Corp's 8.000% Series A Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock (Symbol: AGNCP) is currently up about 0.7% on the day, while the common shares (Symbol: AGNC) are trading flat.
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