American Capital Agency Stock To Go Ex-dividend Monday (AGNC)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for American Capital Agency (Nasdaq: AGNC) is Monday, March 18, 2013. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of $1.25 per share. At a price of $33.25 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 15.2%.

The average volume for American Capital Agency has been 5.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. American Capital Agency has a market cap of $11.18 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 14.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

American Capital Agency Corp. operates as a real estate investment trust (REIT). The company has a P/E ratio of 7.9, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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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.

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