AGNC Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC) is at least 6.24% than its current record low price of $16.19. There was a -1.38% decline on 7/25/2019 that led the price to move at $17.2. At a recent session, the prices were hovering between $17.16 and $17.5. This company shares are 3.02% off its target price of $17.72 and the current market capitalization stands at $9.28B. The recent change has given its price a 1.13% lead over SMA 50 and -12.78% deficit over its 52-week high. The stock witnessed 2.02% gains, -3.32% declines and -4.5% declines for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. To measure price-variation, we found AGNC’s volatility during a week at 1.16% and during a month it has been found around 0.91%.

What Does AGNC Investment Corp. (AGNC) Do?

The company describes itself in regulatory filings as, “AGNC Investment Corp. operates as a real estate investment trust. It primarily invests in agency residential mortgage-backed securities on a leveraged basis. The firm’s investments consist of residential mortgage pass-through securities and collateralized mortgage obligations for which the principal and interest payments are guaranteed by a United States Government-sponsored enterprise, such as the Federal National Mortgage Association and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, and by a U.S. Government agency, such as the Government National Mortgage Association. It also invests in other types of mortgage and mortgage-related residential and commercial mortgage-backed securities where repayment of principal and interest is not guaranteed by a GSE or U.S. Government agency. The company was founded on January 7, 2008 and is headquartered in Bethesda, MD.” [Text can be found here: https://www.marketwatch.com/investing/stock/AGNC/profile under company description.]

AGNC Investment Corp. (AGNC) Top Holders

Institutional investors currently hold around $6.53 billion or 70.7% in AGNC stock. Look at its top three institutional owners: Blackrock Inc. owns $948.05 million in AGNC Investment Corp., which represents roughly 10.22% of the company’s market cap and approximately 14.52% of the institutional ownership. Similar statistics are true for the second largest owner, Vanguard Group Inc, which owns 51,144,857 shares of the stock are valued at $891.97 million. The third largest holder is State Treasurer State Of Michigan, which currently holds $423.48 million worth of this stock and that ownership represents nearly 4.56% of its market capitalization.

AGNC Investment Corp. 13F Filings

At the end of March reporting period, 216 institutional holders increased their position in AGNC Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC) by some 41,461,780 shares, 158 decreased positions by 34,024,101 and 60 held positions by 298,832,715. That puts total institutional holdings at 374,318,596 shares, according to SEC filings. The stock grabbed 52 new institutional investments totaling 3,893,200 shares while 50 institutional investors sold out their entire positions totaling 2,893,218 shares.

AGNC Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC) Insider Trades

Multiple company employees have indulged in significant insider trading. AGNC Investment Corp. disclosed in a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that Director, CEO, and CIO Kain Gary D has acquired 103,202 shares of AGNC Investment Corp. (AGNC) in the trading session dated May. 24, 2019. These shares are worth $1,747,210 and were traded at $16.93 each. The SEC filing shows that Davis Morris A. performed a sale of 11,537 shares. The Director disposed these shares by way of transaction on Apr. 26, 2019. The company’s shares were given away at $17.94 per share worth to an income of some $206,974 to the account of Davis Morris A..

Director, HARVEY LARRY K, purchased 4,000 common shares of AGNC Investment Corp. (AGNC) in the open market. In a transaction dated Oct. 30, 2018, the shares were bought at an average price of $17.74, giving away a sum of $70,960. After this purchase, 58,784 common shares of AGNC are directly owned by the insider, with total stake valued at $1,011,085.

In the transaction dated Sep. 04, 2018, a great number of shares sold came courtesy the Director; Davis Morris A. disposed a total of 6,797 shares at an average price of $19.12, amounting to approximately $129,959. The insider now directly owns 20,483 shares worth $352,307.

AGNC Investment Corp. (AGNC) Analyst Guide

Several analysts have released their opinion on AGNC Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC), with 0 analysts believing it is a strong buy. Whereas 6 of them predict the stock is a hold. Also, there are 4 buy, 0 sell and 0 strong sell ratings, collectively assigning a 2.6 average brokerage recommendation [T1].