Investor’s Alert: American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC)

American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC) jumped 0.95 percent and ended the day at $20.19. The Average Volume of the company is 3.26 Million and P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 4.63, while Forward P/E ratio is 8.67.

The highest price AGNC stock touched in the last 12 month was $21.42 and the lowest price it hit in the same period was $16.40. The stock has a Return on Assets of 2.5 percent, Return on Investment of 0 percent and a Return on Equity of 19.9 percent. The company’s market cap is $6.73 Billion.

A price target is the projected price level of a financial security stated by an investment analyst. It represents a security’s price that, if achieved, results in a trader recognizing the best possible outcome for his investment. This is the price at which the trader or investor wants to exit his existing position so he can realize the most reward.

American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC) has been given an average price target of $19.55 from analysts, according to data collected by Finviz.

Now we look at the Moving Averages, the 200-day is 8.91, the 50-day is 2.15 and the 20-day is -1.13. Moving averages are used as a strong indicator for technical stock analysis and it helps investors in figuring out where the stock has been and also help in determining where it may be possibly heading.

Looking forward, the company is expected to report earnings of $0.57 per share for the current quarter. Revenue is expected in between 236.27 Million and 175.48 Million with an average of 203.98 Million.

American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC) has an Average Brokerage Recommendation (ABR) of 2.67, according to data compiled by Zacks Investment Research. The recommendation scale measures the value from 1 to 5, where 1 means ‘’Strong Buy’’ and 5 stands for ’’Sell’’.

American Capital Agency Corp. was covered by a number of analysts recently, 0 rated the stock as Buy, 2 rated Outperform, 8 rated Hold, 1 gave an Underperform and 0 rated sell.

American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC) performance during the last one year Improved 21.83 percent, while its year to date (YTD) performance showed a Positive trend of 15.49 percent. The stock Jumped 8.89 percent over the past six months. The stock’s quarterly performance indicates a Positive momentum of 9.51 percent, whereas its last one month trend is Optimistic with 0.87 percent. Its weekly performance showed downward trend of -4.18 percent.

Profitability analysis helps a great deal in making investment decision. Net profit margin of the company was recorded at 73.9 percent, operating profit margin was 75.3 percent, whereas gross profit margin stands at 78.6 percent. Beta factor was calculated at 0.25.

American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC) has 333.2 Million shares outstanding and 329.25 Million shares were floated in market. The short ratio in the company’s stock is documented at 3.2 and the short float is around of 3.16%. The stock’s average true range of stands at 0.31, while the relative strength index is 49.56.

Liquidity ratios helps investors to determine a company’s ability to pay off its debts. For the most recent quarter, quick ratio was 0, current ratio was 0, LT Debt/Equity ratio was 0.06 and Total Debt/Equity ratio was 5.72.