BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- American Capital Agency Corp. (Nasdaq: AGNC) ("AGNC" or the "Company") announced today it will report third quarter 2012 earnings after market close on October 29, 2012. AGNC invites shareholders, prospective shareholders and analysts to attend the AGNC shareholder call on October 30, 2012 at 11:00 am ET. The call can be accessed through a live webcast, free of charge, at www.AGNC.com or by dialing (877) 270-2148 (U.S. domestic) or (412) 902-6510 (international). Please advise the operator you are dialing in for the American Capital Agency shareholder call. If you do not plan on asking a question on the call and have access to the internet, please take advantage of the webcast. A slide presentation will accompany the call and will be available at www.AGNC.com. Select the Q3 2012 Earnings Presentation link to download and print the presentation in advance of the shareholder call. An archived audio of the shareholder call combined with the slide presentation will be made available on the AGNC website after the call on October 30. In addition, there will be a phone recording available from 2:00 pm ETOctober 30 until 9:00 am ETNovember 14. If you are interested in hearing the recording of the presentation, please dial (877) 344-7529 (U.S. domestic) or (412) 317-0088 (international). The conference number is 10019151. For further information or questions, please contact our Investor Relations Department at (301) 968-9300 or IR@AGNC.com. ABOUT AMERICAN CAPITAL AGENCY CORP.American Capital Agency Corp. is a real estate investment trust that invests in agency pass-through securities and collateralized mortgage obligations for which the principal and interest payments are guaranteed by a U.S. Government agency or a U.S. Government-sponsored entity. The Company is externally managed and advised by American Capital AGNC Management, LLC, an affiliate of American Capital, Ltd. ("American Capital"). For further information, please refer to www.AGNC.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. American Capital manages $17 billion of assets, including assets on its balance sheet and fee earning assets under management by affiliated managers, with $100 billion of total assets under management (including levered assets). From its seven offices in the U.S. and Europe, American Capital and its affiliate, European Capital, will consider investment opportunities from $10 million to $500 million. For further information, please refer to www.AmericanCapital.com. CONTACT:Investors – (301) 968-9300 SOURCE American Capital Agency Corp.