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

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- American Capital Agency (Nasdaq: AGNC) is trading at unusually high volume Friday with 19.5 million shares changing hands. It is currently at two times its average daily volume and trading down $1.20 (-5.5%) at $20.73 as of 3:45 p.m. ET.

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American Capital Agency has a market cap of $8.91 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are down 22.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

American Capital Agency Corp. operates as a real estate investment trust (REIT).

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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