AGNC Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNCP) Short Interest Update

AGNC Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNCPGet Rating) was the recipient of a large increase in short interest during the month of February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 164,900 shares, an increase of 5.0% from the February 13th total of 157,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 44,800 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.7 days.

Hedge Funds Weigh In On AGNC Investment

A hedge fund recently bought a new stake in AGNC Investment stock. Connectus Wealth LLC acquired a new stake in AGNC Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNCPGet Rating) during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund acquired 366,204 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $7,054,000.

AGNC Investment Price Performance

Shares of NASDAQ:AGNCP opened at $18.90 on Thursday. The stock’s 50-day moving average price is $20.95 and its two-hundred day moving average price is $20.13. AGNC Investment has a 12-month low of $16.79 and a 12-month high of $23.85.

AGNC Investment Dividend Announcement

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, April 17th. Stockholders of record on Saturday, April 1st will be paid a $0.3828 dividend. This represents a $1.53 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 8.10%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 30th.

About AGNC Investment

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AGNC Investment Corp. operates as a real estate investment trust (REIT) in the United States. The company 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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