American Capital Agency Stock Falls On Unusually High Volume (AGNC)
American Capital Agency (Nasdaq:AGNC) is trading at unusually high volume Thursday with 9.3 million shares changing hands. It is currently at 2.1 times its average daily volume and trading down $1.31 (-4%).
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American Capital Agency has a market cap of $11.21 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 13.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. American Capital Agency Corp. operates as a real estate investment trust (REIT). The company has a P/E ratio of 8.4, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. TheStreet Ratings rates American Capital Agency as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, attractive valuation levels and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. You can view the full American Capital Agency Ratings Report. See all heavy volume stocks in our stocks moving on unusual volume list or get investment ideas from our investment research center. It's Official: Action Alerts PLUS beats the S&P 500 with Dividends Reinvested! Cramer and Link were up 16.72% in 2012. Were you? See what they are trading for 14-days FREE.