AGNC Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNCN – Get Free Report) was the recipient of a large growth in short interest in October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 7,800 shares, a growth of 16.4% from the October 15th total of 6,700 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 29,900 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 0.3 days.
AGNC Investment Price Performance
NASDAQ AGNCN opened at $25.19 on Wednesday. The business’s 50 day moving average price is $25.24 and its 200-day moving average price is $25.28. AGNC Investment has a fifty-two week low of $23.52 and a fifty-two week high of $26.18.
AGNC Investment Increases Dividend
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, October 16th. Stockholders of record on Sunday, October 1st were issued a $0.6677 dividend. This represents a $2.67 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 10.60%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, September 28th. This is a positive change from AGNC Investment’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.65.
About AGNC Investment
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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