$0.59 EPS Expected for AGNC Investment (AGNC), Dynex Capital (DX) Has 1.32 Sentiment

July 17, 2017 - By Henry Gaston

Dynex Capital, Inc. is an internally managed mortgage real estate investment trust, which invests in residential and commercial mortgage securities on a leveraged basis. The company has market cap of $345.98 million. The Company’s objective is to provide attractive risk-adjusted returns to its shareholders over the long term that is reflective of a leveraged fixed income portfolio with a focus on capital preservation. It has a 4.24 P/E ratio. It seeks to provide returns to its shareholders through regular quarterly dividends and through capital appreciation.

Analysts expect AGNC Investment Corp (NASDAQ:AGNC) to report $0.59 EPS on July, 26 after the close.They anticipate $0.03 EPS change or 5.36% from last quarter’s $0.56 EPS. AGNC’s profit would be $212.14M giving it 9.16 P/E if the $0.59 EPS is correct. After having $0.64 EPS previously, AGNC Investment Corp’s analysts see -7.81% EPS growth. The stock increased 1.08% or $0.23 on July 14, reaching $21.61. About shares traded. AGNC Investment Corp (NASDAQ:AGNC) has risen 7.98% since July 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 8.72% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.02 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.48, from 0.5 in 2016Q3. It dived, as 193 investors sold AGNC Investment Corp shares while 1 reduced holdings. 2 funds opened positions while 1 raised stakes. 1.09 million shares or 99.29% less from 154.82 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Prudential Public Ltd Company reported 25,900 shares. Texan Mgmt, a Texas-based fund reported 23,800 shares. Dreman Value Management L L C holds 21,051 shares or 0.21% of its portfolio. Cypress Capital Management Ltd Liability Corp (Wy) accumulated 1,000 shares or 0% of the stock. 200 are held by Research Mgmt Co. Fifth Third Natl Bank owns 0% invested in AGNC Investment Corp (NASDAQ:AGNC) for 4,600 shares. Penn Mutual Life Ins Company owns 682,000 shares or 10.11% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Gulf International National Bank & Trust (Uk) Ltd has 0.03% invested in AGNC Investment Corp (NASDAQ:AGNC) for 108,676 shares. Eagle Asset Management invested in 0.03% or 225,555 shares.

Since March 6, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 selling transactions for $177,893 activity. Bell Bernice had sold 5,135 shares worth $100,066 on Monday, March 6. Davis Morris A. had sold 3,741 shares worth $77,827.

AGNC Investment Corp., formerly American Capital Agency Corp., is a real estate investment trust. The company has market cap of $7.77 billion. The Firm invests in agency residential mortgage-backed securities on a leveraged basis. It has a 4.96 P/E ratio. The Company’s investments consist of residential mortgage pass-through securities and collateralized mortgage obligations 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).

Among 12 analysts covering American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC), 3 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 25% are positive. American Capital Agency Corp. had 24 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Deutsche Bank maintained AGNC Investment Corp (NASDAQ:AGNC) on Wednesday, October 28 with “Hold” rating. Wunderlich upgraded it to “Buy” rating and $23 target in Monday, May 23 report. The firm has “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Wednesday, October 28. Bank of America downgraded the shares of AGNC in report on Thursday, December 15 to “Underperform” rating. The company was downgraded on Friday, July 8 by Nomura. The stock has “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, August 3. The stock has “Underweight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Wednesday, December 16. Maxim Group maintained AGNC Investment Corp (NASDAQ:AGNC) rating on Friday, February 3. Maxim Group has “Buy” rating and $20 target. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Hold” on Monday, May 29. Credit Suisse maintained AGNC Investment Corp (NASDAQ:AGNC) rating on Friday, June 2. Credit Suisse has “Hold” rating and $2000 target.

Hillsdale Investment Management Inc. holds 0.31% of its portfolio in Dynex Capital Inc for 215,760 shares. Camelot Portfolios Llc owns 66,550 shares or 0.24% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Thornburg Investment Management Inc has 0.1% invested in the company for 1.99 million shares. The California-based Menta Capital Llc has invested 0.04% in the stock. James Investment Research Inc, a Ohio-based fund reported 170,660 shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 sale for $53,082 activity.

The stock increased 1.46% or $0.1 on July 14, reaching $6.93. About shares traded. Dynex Capital Inc (DX) has risen 4.18% since July 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 12.52% the S&P500.

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