American Capital Agency Stock Falls On Unusually High Volume (AGNC)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- American Capital Agency (Nasdaq: AGNC) is trading at unusually high volume Friday with 12.7 million shares changing hands. It is currently at two times its average daily volume and trading down $2.38 (-7.2%) at $30.72 as of 10:30 a.m. ET.

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American Capital Agency has a market cap of $13.09 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 14.3% 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.

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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