American Capital Agency Stock Hits New 52-Week Low (AGNC)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- American Capital Agency (Nasdaq: AGNC) hit a new 52-week low Thursday as it is currently trading at $23.38, below its previous 52-week low of $24.01 with 18.2 million shares traded as of 3:55 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 8.5 million shares over the past 30 days.

American Capital Agency has a market cap of $10.05 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are down 12.3% 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 11.8, 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 attractive valuation levels, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including feeble growth in the company's earnings per share, deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. You can view the full American Capital Agency Ratings Report.

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