Dynex Capital, Inc. (NYSE: DX) announced today that it will pay a dividend of $0.29 per common share for the third quarter of 2012 on October 31, 2012 to shareholders of record on October 5, 2012. Mr. Thomas Akin, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer commented, “We are pleased to deliver another consistent dividend to our shareholders reflective of our high quality short duration investment strategy. Dynex has consistently retained a portion of our earnings each quarter for additional reinvestment and book value appreciation. This dividend represents the soundness of our business strategy and dedication to generating a strong total return for our shareholders.” There is no dividend reinvestment discount for the third quarter dividends reinvested through the Company's Dividend Reinvestment and Share Purchase Plan. Dynex Capital, Inc. is an internally managed real estate investment trust, or REIT, which invests in mortgage assets on a leveraged basis. The Company invests in Agency and non-Agency RMBS and CMBS. The Company also has investments in securitized single-family residential and commercial mortgage loans originated by the Company from 1992 to 1998. Additional information about Dynex Capital, Inc. is available at www.dynexcapital.com. “Safe Harbor” Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: Statements in this press release regarding the business of Dynex Capital, Inc. that are not historical facts are “forward-looking statements” that involve risks and uncertainties. For a discussion of these risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements, see “Risk Factors” in the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K and other reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.