AGNC Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC) Shares Acquired by Janiczek Wealth Management LLC

Janiczek Wealth Management LLC raised its position in shares of AGNC Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNCFree Report) by 354.5% during the 4th quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 7,108 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after buying an additional 5,544 shares during the quarter. Janiczek Wealth Management LLC’s holdings in AGNC Investment were worth $71,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of AGNC. Norges Bank acquired a new stake in AGNC Investment during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $56,213,000. Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P. acquired a new stake in AGNC Investment during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $38,593,000. Clearbridge Investments LLC raised its stake in AGNC Investment by 85.6% during the third quarter. Clearbridge Investments LLC now owns 7,301,298 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $68,924,000 after buying an additional 3,367,112 shares in the last quarter. Millennium Management LLC raised its stake in AGNC Investment by 86.5% during the fourth quarter. Millennium Management LLC now owns 6,506,730 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $67,345,000 after buying an additional 3,018,383 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Schonfeld Strategic Advisors LLC raised its stake in AGNC Investment by 329.9% during the first quarter. Schonfeld Strategic Advisors LLC now owns 2,224,541 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $22,423,000 after buying an additional 1,707,061 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 38.28% of the company’s stock.

Analyst Ratings Changes

AGNC has been the topic of several research reports. Royal Bank of Canada cut their price objective on AGNC Investment from $11.00 to $10.00 and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a research note on Thursday, January 25th. StockNews.com raised AGNC Investment from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, March 12th. Jonestrading assumed coverage on AGNC Investment in a report on Friday, March 22nd. They set a “buy” rating and a $10.75 target price for the company. Compass Point assumed coverage on AGNC Investment in a report on Tuesday, February 20th. They set a “buy” rating and a $10.25 target price for the company. Finally, Barclays upped their target price on AGNC Investment from $8.00 to $9.00 and gave the company an “equal weight” rating in a report on Monday, January 22nd. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the stock. According to data from MarketBeat, the stock presently has an average rating of “Moderate Buy” and an average price target of $9.93.

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Insider Activity

In other news, CFO Bernice Bell sold 10,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, January 26th. The stock was sold at an average price of $9.85, for a total transaction of $98,500.00. Following the completion of the sale, the chief financial officer now owns 287,282 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,829,727.70. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Insiders own 0.52% of the company’s stock.

AGNC Investment Stock Performance

Shares of NASDAQ AGNC opened at $9.31 on Friday. The stock has a fifty day moving average price of $9.59 and a two-hundred day moving average price of $9.26. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.01, a quick ratio of 0.26 and a current ratio of 0.26. The firm has a market cap of $6.47 billion, a P/E ratio of 931.00 and a beta of 1.45. AGNC Investment Corp. has a 1 year low of $6.81 and a 1 year high of $10.64.

AGNC Investment (NASDAQ:AGNCGet Free Report) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Monday, January 29th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.60 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.49 by $0.11. AGNC Investment had a return on equity of 28.02% and a net margin of 7.59%. The firm had revenue of $640.00 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $570.42 million. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.74 EPS. Research analysts forecast that AGNC Investment Corp. will post 2.16 EPS for the current fiscal year.

AGNC Investment Dividend Announcement

The business also recently disclosed a apr 24 dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, May 9th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, April 30th will be given a dividend of $0.12 per share. The ex-dividend date is Monday, April 29th. This represents a dividend yield of 15.4%. AGNC Investment’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 14,400.00%.

About AGNC Investment

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AGNC Investment Corp., formerly American Capital Agency Corp., is a real estate investment trust. The Company invests in agency residential mortgage-backed securities on a leveraged basis. Its investments consist of residential mortgage pass-through securities and collateralized mortgage obligations (CMOs) for which the principal and interest payments are guaranteed by a government-sponsored enterprise, such as the Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae) and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac), or by the United States Government agency, such as the Government National Mortgage Association (Ginnie Mae) (collectively, GSEs).

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