Short Interest in AGNC Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNCL) Drops By 98.9%

AGNC Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNCLGet Free Report) was the target of a significant decrease in short interest in the month of January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totalling 2,000 shares, a decrease of 98.9% from the December 31st total of 185,500 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 40,300 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 0.0 days.

AGNC Investment Trading Up 0.4 %

Shares of AGNCL stock traded up $0.08 on Friday, reaching $22.43. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 4,440 shares, compared to its average volume of 22,093. AGNC Investment has a 12-month low of $19.78 and a 12-month high of $23.75. The stock’s 50 day simple moving average is $21.80 and its 200-day simple moving average is $21.86.

AGNC Investment Announces Dividend

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, January 16th. Shareholders of record on Monday, January 1st were given a dividend of $0.4844 per share. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, December 28th. This represents a $1.94 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 8.64%.

AGNC Investment Company Profile

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AGNC Investment Corp. operates as a real estate investment trust (REIT) in the United States. It invests in residential mortgage pass-through securities and collateralized mortgage obligations for which the principal and interest payments are guaranteed by the United States government-sponsored enterprise or by the United States government agency.

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