AGNC Investment Corp. (AGNC)

12.78 0.59%
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Pros
Forward dividend yield higher than the industry and sector averages
Forward P/E ratio low relative to industry peers
Buy analyst rating
Cons
Average analyst stock price below current stock price
High short share of float
High short interest

Pros

  1. AGNC forward dividend yield is 11.62%, higher than the industry (0.73%) and sector (1.04%) forward dividend yields. See AGNC forward dividend chart.
  2. AGNC forward P/E ratio is 5.00, which is low compared to its industry peers’ P/E ratios. See AGNC forward P/E ratio chart.
  3. AGNC average analyst rating is Buy. See AGNC analyst rating chart.

Cons

  1. AGNC average analyst price target ($12.41) is below its current price ($12.67). See AGNC price target chart.
  2. AGNC short share of float is 6.37%. The stock is much more frequently shorted than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See AGNC short share of float chart.
  3. AGNC short interest (days to cover the shorts) ratio is 2.89. The stock garners more short interest than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See AGNC short interest ratio chart.