American Capital Agency (AGNC) - Daily Trading Review

Posted on 04/02/2012 by Rich Singler


NEW YORK (AVAFIN) -- Block trading activities for shares of American Capital Agency reveal that 14 block trades were executed during the market session. Trade flow analysis shows that $10,981,371 worth of shares were bought and $1,530,944 worth of shares were sold by institutional investors. The positive cash flow $9,450,427 into the stock shows that investors have bullish sentiment.

Institutional traders also took positions in options where a total of 7,544 contracts was traded. The put/call ratio equaled 0.94 with 3,653 put and 3,891 call contracts exchanging hands.

Shares of American Capital Agency edged up $0.37 (+1.25%) to $29.91. The price of the stock ranged between a low of $29.60 and $29.94 respectively. The trading volume of 5M is below the 90 day average volume of 6M shares. AGNC is trading above the 50 day moving average. The stock's 52 week low is $22.03 and 52 week high is $31.17. To date, the stock has gained 10.98% within the last quarter. The stock has a P/E ratio of 5.88 and a dividend yield of 18.45%.

American Capital Agency Corp. is a real estate investment trust that invests exclusively in single-family residential mortgage pass-through securities and collateralized mortgage obligations on a leveraged basis.

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