AGNC Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNCL) Short Interest Up 365.0% in January

AGNC Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNCLGet Free Report) was the target of a significant growth in short interest in January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 9,300 shares, a growth of 365.0% from the January 15th total of 2,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 40,800 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 0.2 days.

AGNC Investment Stock Performance

Shares of AGNCL stock traded up $0.29 on Monday, reaching $23.29. 6,431 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 22,392. AGNC Investment has a 12-month low of $19.78 and a 12-month high of $23.62. The business’s 50 day moving average price is $22.19 and its two-hundred day moving average price is $21.88.

AGNC Investment Dividend Announcement

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, January 16th. Shareholders of record on Monday, January 1st were paid a $0.4844 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, December 28th. This represents a $1.94 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 8.32%.

About AGNC Investment

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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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