Is Buying Agnc Investment Corp (NASDAQ:AGNC) Here Good Idea?

April 17, 2018 - By Mona Holcomb

Investors sentiment decreased to 0 in Q4 2017. Its down 2.00, from 2 in 2017Q3. It is negative, as 0 investors sold AGNC Investment Corp. shares while 1 reduced holdings. 0 funds opened positions while 0 raised stakes. 133,476 shares or 6.38% less from 142,576 shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
16,800 were reported by Prudential Public Limited Co. Moreover, Gulf Commercial Bank (Uk) Ltd has 0.03% invested in AGNC Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC). Cypress Mngmt Ltd Liability (Wy), a Wyoming-based fund reported 1,000 shares. Amer & Mgmt stated it has 0% of its portfolio in AGNC Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC).

Since February 9, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 1 sale for $250,290 activity.

The stock of Agnc Investment Corp (NASDAQ:AGNC) registered an increase of 4.52% in short interest. AGNC’s total short interest was 18.44M shares in April as published by FINRA. Its up 4.52% from 17.64 million shares, reported previously. With 3.10 million shares average volume, it will take short sellers 6 days to cover their AGNC’s short positions.

The stock decreased 0.13% or $0.025 during the last trading session, reaching $18.715. About 950,201 shares traded. AGNC Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC) has declined 4.38% since April 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 15.93% the S&P500.

AGNC Investment Corp. operates as a real estate investment trust in the United States. The company has market cap of $7.32 billion. The firm invests in residential mortgage pass-through securities and collateralized mortgage obligations for which the principal and interest payments are guaranteed by government-sponsored enterprise or by the United States government agency. It has a 9.17 P/E ratio. It funds its investments primarily through short-term borrowings structured as repurchase agreements.

AGNC Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC) Ratings Coverage

Among 4 analysts covering AGNC Investment Corp (NASDAQ:AGNC), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 25% are positive. AGNC Investment Corp had 5 analyst reports since October 27, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Thursday, February 1 with “Hold”. The firm has “Buy” rating by Maxim Group given on Friday, October 27. On Friday, February 2 the stock rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Equal-Weight”. The firm has “Buy” rating by Maxim Group given on Thursday, February 1.

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