WINTON GROUP Ltd Takes Position in AGNC Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC)

WINTON GROUP Ltd purchased a new stake in shares of AGNC Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNCGet Rating) during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund purchased 24,312 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock, valued at approximately $269,000.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also modified their holdings of the stock. O Dell Group LLC bought a new stake in AGNC Investment in the first quarter worth $26,000. GPS Wealth Strategies Group LLC boosted its holdings in AGNC Investment by 50.0% in the second quarter. GPS Wealth Strategies Group LLC now owns 3,000 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $33,000 after purchasing an additional 1,000 shares in the last quarter. Worth Asset Management LLC bought a new stake in AGNC Investment in the first quarter worth $35,000. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co. boosted its holdings in AGNC Investment by 152.7% in the second quarter. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co. now owns 3,955 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $44,000 after purchasing an additional 2,390 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Prospera Financial Services Inc bought a new stake in AGNC Investment in the first quarter worth $53,000. 43.36% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Wall Street Analysts Forecast Growth

A number of equities research analysts recently issued reports on the stock. BTIG Research decreased their price objective on shares of AGNC Investment from $9.50 to $9.00 in a report on Wednesday, October 26th. Royal Bank of Canada decreased their price objective on shares of AGNC Investment from $13.00 to $10.00 and set an “outperform” rating for the company in a report on Wednesday, October 5th. StockNews.com initiated coverage on shares of AGNC Investment in a research report on Wednesday, October 12th. They set a “hold” rating for the company. Piper Sandler cut their target price on shares of AGNC Investment from $13.00 to $9.00 and set an “overweight” rating for the company in a research report on Friday, September 30th. Finally, Barclays raised shares of AGNC Investment from an “equal weight” rating to an “overweight” rating and cut their target price for the stock from $12.00 to $9.00 in a research report on Thursday, October 27th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the stock. Based on data from MarketBeat.com, the stock has a consensus rating of “Moderate Buy” and an average price target of $10.10.

AGNC Investment Stock Down 1.0 %

AGNC Investment stock opened at $9.13 on Monday. The firm has a fifty day moving average price of $9.01 and a two-hundred day moving average price of $10.90. The firm has a market cap of $5.22 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of -2.56 and a beta of 1.15. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.02, a current ratio of 0.25 and a quick ratio of 0.25. AGNC Investment Corp. has a fifty-two week low of $7.30 and a fifty-two week high of $16.14.

AGNC Investment (NASDAQ:AGNCGet Rating) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October 25th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.84 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.69 by $0.15. The business had revenue of $177.00 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $363.05 million. AGNC Investment had a negative net margin of 128.56% and a positive return on equity of 23.64%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was down 36.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.75 earnings per share. As a group, analysts forecast that AGNC Investment Corp. will post 3.04 earnings per share for the current year.

AGNC Investment Dividend Announcement

The business also recently disclosed a nov 22 dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 9th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, November 30th will be given a dividend of $0.12 per share. This represents a dividend yield of 15.4%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, November 29th. AGNC Investment’s dividend payout ratio is currently -40.34%.

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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