The risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading may be slightly higher than the regular market hours. The reason is that extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular security due to lower liquidity and higher volatility as issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. After-hours trades for AGNC Investment Corp. (AGNC) shows that investor sentiment remained broken, with the stock’s consolidated last price falling by -$0.02, or -0.20%, to $10.05. The AGNC Investment Corp. has recorded 1,136,869 volume in the after hours trading session. Most recently, Yahoo Finance reported about the stock as it publicized that AGNC Investment Corp. Declares Monthly Common Stock Dividend of $0.12 per Common Share for September 2023.
The company is listed on the NASDAQ and operates within the REIT – Mortgage industry segment. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $10.07 and fluctuated between $10.09 as its day high and $10.02 as its day low. The current market capitalization of AGNC Investment Corp. is $6.12B. A total of 14.2 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 10.49M shares.
Furthermore, investors take into consideration insider trades when predicting a stock’s future trajectory. During the recent three months, AGNC has seen 1 BUY and 0 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 4,772 and the disposition of 0 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 19 BUYs and 18 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 832,830 shares during that period but sold 273,182.
In the most recent transaction, Bell Bernice sold 5,000 shares of AGNC for 9.93 per share on Aug 31. After the transaction, the EVP and Chief Financial Off now owns 258,947 company shares. In a previous transaction on Jul 27, Davis Morris A. bought 4,772 shares at 10.48 per share. AGNC shares that Director owns now total 55,060.
Among the insiders who bought shares, Reid Sean acquired of 11,000 shares on May 24 at a per-share price of $8.91. This resulted in the EVP holding 11,000 shares of AGNC after the transaction. In another insider transaction, Larocca Prue sold 12,000 shares at $9.07 per share on May 16. Company shares held by the Director now total 94,132.
The dividend paying company demonstrates a positive outlook for investors and helps them generate immediate cash. AGNC’s most recent ex-dividend date was 9/28/2023 when it declared a $0.12 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 10/11/2023. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 9/12/2023 with an ex-dividend date of 8/30/2023. The AGNC stock dividend was $0.12 per share in cash.
It has been observed that price targets are rarely accurate, but they can exert some influence from time to time, and are often accepted as valuable in the market. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for AGNC in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $10.53 with high estimates of $11.25 and low estimates of $9.50. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, AGNC has a high of $12.25 and a low of $7.30.
As of this writing, AGNC has an earnings estimate of $0.62 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 9 estimates, with a high estimate of $0.76 per share and a lower estimate of $0.5. The company reported an EPS of $0.7 in the last quarter, which was 7.70% higher than expectations of $0.65.
Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly
An equity investor’s investment can be viewed on a balance sheet by looking at what assets and liabilities the company has. Investors can determine the company’s prospects by calculating its financial ratios based on this information. Its Book Value Per Share was $10.43, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $10.29B.
There may be slightly higher risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading than during regular market hours. Due to the fact that issuers often announce critical financial information outside of regular trading hours, extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular securities. Currently, 0 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for AGNC is Buy with a score of 4.25.