BETHESDA, Md., April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- American Capital Agency Corp. (Nasdaq: AGNC) ("AGNC" or the "Company") announced today it will report first quarter 2013 earnings after market close on May 2, 2013. AGNC invites shareholders, prospective shareholders and analysts to attend the AGNC shareholder call on May 3, 2013 at 11:00 am ET. The call can be accessed through a live webcast, free of charge, at www.AGNC.com or by dialing (888) 317-6016 (U.S. domestic) or (412) 317-6016 (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 Q1 2013 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 May 3, 2013. In addition, there will be a phone recording available from 1:00 pm ETMay 3, 2013 until 9:00 am ETMay 17, 2013. 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 10027585. 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 CAPITAL American Capital, Ltd. (Nasdaq: ACAS) 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 $18.6 billion of assets, including assets on its balance sheet and fee earning assets under management by affiliated managers, with $117 billion of total assets under management (including levered assets). Through an affiliate, American Capital manages publicly traded American Capital Agency Corp. (Nasdaq: AGNC) with approximately a $13 billion market capitalization and American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. (Nasdaq: MTGE) with approximately a $1.5 billion market capitalization. From its eight offices in the U.S. and Europe, American Capital and its affiliate, European Capital, will consider investment opportunities from $10 million to $750 million. For further information, please refer to www.AmericanCapital.com. CONTACT: Investors – (301) 968-9300 SOURCE American Capital Agency Corp.