BETHESDA, Md., March 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. (Nasdaq: MTGE) ("MTGE" or the "Company") announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a cash dividend of $0.90 per share for the first quarter 2012. The dividend is payable on April 27, 2012 to common shareholders of record as of March 15, 2012, with an ex-dividend date of March 13, 2012. For further information or questions, please contact our Investor Relations Department at (301) 968-9220 or IR@MTGE.com. ABOUT AMERICAN CAPITAL MORTGAGE INVESTMENT CORP.American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. is a real estate investment trust formed in 2011 that invests in and manages a leveraged portfolio of agency mortgage investments, non-agency mortgage investments and other mortgage-related investments. The Company is externally managed and advised by American Capital MTGE Management, LLC, an affiliate of American Capital, Ltd. ("American Capital"). For further information please refer to www.MTGE.com. ABOUT AMERICAN CAPITALAmerican Capital is a publicly traded private equity firm and global asset manager. American Capital, both directly and through its asset management business, originates, underwrites and manages investments in middle market private equity, leveraged finance, real estate and structured products. Founded in 1986, American Capital has $68 billion in assets under management and seven offices in the U.S. and Europe. American Capital and its affiliates will consider investment opportunities from $10 million to $300 million. For further information, please refer to www.AmericanCapital.com. CONTACT:Investor Relations – (301) 968-9220 SOURCE American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp.