Most Active Stock Update: American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC)

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American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC) belonging to the Finance sector has surged 0.26% and closed its last trading session at $19.56.

The company reported its EPS on 02/01/2017. Currently, the stock has a 1 Year Price Target of $18.77.

The consensus recommendation, according to Zacks Investment research, is 2.5. The scale runs from 1 to 5 with 1 recommending Strong Buy and 5 recommending a Strong Sell.

The Stock had a 2.5 Consensus Analyst Recommendation 30 Days Ago, whereas 60 days ago and 90 days ago the analyst recommendations were 2.5 and 2.33 respectively.

American Capital Agency Corp. on 02/01/2017 reported its EPS as $0.64 with the analysts projecting the EPS of the stock as $0.59. The company beat the analyst EPS Estimate with the difference of $0.05. This shows a surprise factor of 8.5%.

Many analysts have provided their estimated foresights on American Capital Agency Corp. Earnings, with 12 analysts believing the company would generate an Average Estimate of $0.57.

Whereas they predicted High and Low Earnings Estimate as $0.63 and $0.38 respectively. While in the same Quarter Previous year, the Actual EPS was $0.52.

Analysts are also projecting an Average Revenue Estimate for American Capital Agency Corp. as $217.86 Million in the Current Quarter. This estimate is provided by 6 analysts.

The High Revenue estimate is predicted as 239.42 Million, while the Low Revenue Estimate prediction stands at 196.46 Million. The company’s last year sales total was 196 Million.

For the Current Quarter, the growth estimate for American Capital Agency Corp. is 9.6%, while for the Next Quarter the stock growth estimate is 0%.

In the past 5 years, the stock showed growth of -12.26% per annum. While for the next 5 years, the growth estimate is -3.06%.

The Company got Downgrade by BofA/Merrill on 15-Dec-16 from Neutral to Underperform.

Insider Trades for American Capital Agency Corp. show that the latest trade was made on 5 Mar 2017 where Bell (Bernice E.), the Officer completed a transaction type “Sell” in which 5135 shares were traded at a price of $19.49.

11 analysts projected Price Targets for American Capital Agency Corp.. The analysts believe that the company stock price could grow as high as $20. The Low Price target projection by analysts is $16 and the Mean Price Target is $18.77.

American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC) has the market capitalization of $6.48 Billion. The company rocked its 52-Week High of $20.43 on Oct 26, 2016 and touched its 52-Week Low of $17.3 on Dec 15, 2016.

The stock has Return on Assets (ROA) of 1 percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at 8.1% and Return on Investment (ROI) of 0 percent.

The stock is currently showing YTD performance of 9.92 Percent. The company has Beta Value of 0.13 and ATR value of 0.24. The Weekly and Monthly Volatility stands at 1.34% and 1.15%.