How Analysts Feel About AGNC Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC)?

Angelo Anderson
December 7, 2017

The 6 months bearish chart indicates high risk for the $3.78M company.

More recent AGNC Investment Corp. It has underperformed by 84.73% the S&P500. More interesting news about AGNC Investment Corp. Given that its average daily volume over the 30 days has been 5.24M shares a day, this signifies a pretty significant change over the norm. AGNC's total short interest was 14.00 million shares in December as published by FINRA. (NYSE:VII) traded up 34.44% in the last session while performance was up 0.64% in the last five days. The total number of shares traded in the last 12 months is 312,100. AGNC Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC) has risen 7.98% since December 6, 2016 and is uptrending. These analysts have also projected a Low Estimate of $0.54/share and a High Estimate of $0.64/share. Therefore 100% are positive. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained it with "Hold" rating and $20.0 target in Tuesday, September 12 report. (NASDAQ:NURO) has "Buy" rating given on Friday, July 21 by H.C. Wainwright. The rating was downgraded by Wunderlich on Tuesday, October 27 to "Hold". (NASDAQ:NURO) on Tuesday, June 28 with "Buy" rating. (NASDAQ:AGNC) on Friday, June 2 with "Hold" rating.

Analysts await NeuroMetrix, Inc. "(NASDAQ:AGNC)" was first reported by TrueBlueTribune and is the sole property of of TrueBlueTribune. The stock had a trading volume of 2,335,990 shares. They are projecting Next Quarter growth of -6.3%. The fund owned 139,919 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock after buying an additional 49,337 shares during the quarter. The company has a market cap of $7,833.74, a price-to-earnings ratio of 7.88 and a beta of 0.14. 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). It has a 5.11 P/E ratio. It funds its investments primarily through short-term borrowings structured as repurchase agreements. Its up 0.25, from 0.25 in 2017Q1. New Residential Investment Corp. has 306.32 million shares outstanding, and in the last trade has seen ATR around 0.2.

Gulf National Bank (Uk) Limited reported 110,476 shares. (NASDAQ:AGNC) for 42,157 shares.

Prudential Plc holds 25,900 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. acquired a new position in AGNC Investment during the third quarter worth $223,000.

AGNC Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC) has shown an EPS growth of -18.60% in the last 5 years and sales growth of -0.20% for the same year while for the next 5 years; the EPS growth estimates 0.50%.Along with this Sales growth yoy (quarter over quarter) was considered as -28.80%.

According to the Recommendation Trends of the stock polled by Finviz, the company has a consensus recommendation of 3 out of the scale from 1 to 5, where 1 stands for Buy and 5 means Sell.

Several equities research analysts have recently issued reports on AGNC shares. The company was maintained on Thursday, July 27 by Maxim Group. SG Americas Securities LLC now owns 159,359 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock valued at $3,393,000 after buying an additional 64,299 shares during the last quarter. As per Friday, October 27, the company rating was maintained by Maxim Group. The firm has "Underweight" rating by Morgan Stanley given on Wednesday, December 16. Research Mngmt Com, Massachusetts-based fund reported 200 shares. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained AGNC Investment Corp. The stock has "Buy" rating by Compass Point on Thursday, August 13. Nomura upgraded the stock to "Buy" rating in Wednesday, August 12 report. RBC Capital Markets maintained AGNC Investment Corp. RBC Capital Markets has "Outperform" rating and $23 target.

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