) pushed the Real Estate industry higher today making it today's featured real estate winner. The industry as a whole closed the day up 0.3%. By the end of trading, American Capital Agency rose 22 cents (0.7%) to $32.27 on light volume. Throughout the day, four million shares of American Capital Agency exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 6.2 million shares. The stock ranged in a price between $31.95-$32.29 after having opened the day at $32.04 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $32.05. Other companies within the Real Estate industry that increased today were:
), up 18.9%,
), up 14.1%,
), up 5.3%, and
), up 4.5%.
American Capital Agency Corp. operates as a real estate investment trust (REIT). American Capital Agency has a market cap of $9.58 billion and is part of the
sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 5.2, equal to the average real estate industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 14.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 13 analysts that rate American Capital Agency a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and four rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates American Capital Agency as a
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, notable return on equity and attractive valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company has not been very careful in the management of its balance sheet.
- You can view the full American Capital Agency Ratings Report.
On the negative front,
), down 9.4%,
), down 6.5%,
), down 5.8%, and
), down 4.2%, were all losers within the real estate industry with
) being today's real estate industry loser.
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