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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.32
AGNC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
81% of the 653 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.06 vs. AGNC: 0.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
AGNC' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 2.89 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.32
Equity to Asset 0.13
AGNC's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
95% of the 687 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. AGNC: 0.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
AGNC' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.12 Max: 0.16
Current: 0.13
0.09
0.16
F-Score: 3
WACC vs ROIC
7.08%
-9.46%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 6/10

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Operating margin (%) 117.24
AGNC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 690 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 48.88 vs. AGNC: 117.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
AGNC' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 86  Med: 91.31 Max: 253.26
Current: 117.24
86
253.26
Net-margin (%) 117.24
AGNC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 691 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 38.73 vs. AGNC: 117.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
AGNC' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 86  Med: 90.58 Max: 253.26
Current: 117.24
86
253.26
ROE (%) -12.14
AGNC's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
96% of the 696 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 6.52 vs. AGNC: -12.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
AGNC' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.14  Med: 14.81 Max: 29.47
Current: -12.14
-12.14
29.47
ROA (%) -1.57
AGNC's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
91% of the 701 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 3.36 vs. AGNC: -1.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
AGNC' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.57  Med: 2.13 Max: 3.78
Current: -1.57
-1.57
3.78
» AGNC's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-10-26)


Revenue & Net Income
Equity & Asset
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Oprt. Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

Q3 2015

AGNC Guru Trades in Q3 2015

George Soros 1,122,873 sh (New)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 168,920 sh (+342.78%)
Paul Singer 500,000 sh (+66.67%)
Charles de Vaulx 1,273,024 sh (unchged)
Paul Singer 1,979,400 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 1,198,729 sh (-21.19%)
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Q4 2015

AGNC Guru Trades in Q4 2015

David Einhorn 1,550,000 sh (New)
Charles de Vaulx 1,273,024 sh (unchged)
Paul Singer 1,175,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Singer Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 167,913 sh (-0.60%)
Jim Simons 834,100 sh (-30.42%)
George Soros 601,362 sh (-46.44%)
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Q1 2016

AGNC Guru Trades in Q1 2016

RS Investment Management 608,970 sh (New)
David Einhorn 4,800,000 sh (+209.68%)
Jim Simons 2,074,929 sh (+148.76%)
George Soros Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc Sold Out
Charles de Vaulx 1,133,388 sh (-10.97%)
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Q2 2016

AGNC Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Charles de Vaulx 1,133,388 sh (unchged)
David Einhorn Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
RS Investment Management 161,390 sh (-73.50%)
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Preferred stocks of American Capital Agency Corp

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
AGNCP26.077.68
AGNCB25.787.52ADR

Business Description

Industry: REITs » REIT - Residential
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Traded in other countries:4OQ.Germany, AGNC.Mexico,
American Capital Agency Corp is a real estate investment trust that invests exclusively in residential mortgage pass-through securities and collateralized mortgage obligations on a leveraged basis.

American Capital Agency Corp was organized in Delaware on January 7, 2008, and commenced operations on May 20, 2008 following the completion of its initial public offering, In connection with its initial public offering, the Company committed not to sponsor another investment vehicle that invests predominantly in agency securities that represent undivided beneficial interests in a group or pool of one or more mortgages, or whole-pool agency securities, for so long as it is managed by an affiliate of American Capital. The Company is managed by American Capital AGNC Management, LLC "Manager", an affiliate of American Capital, Ltd. "American Capital". As a REIT that invests in residential mortgage pass-through securities and collateralized mortgage obligations for which the principal and interest payments are guaranteed by a government-sponsored enterprise, such as the Federal National Mortgage Association and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation or by a U.S. Government agency, such as the Government National Mortgage Association. The Company also invests in agency debenture securities issued by Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae or the Federal Home Loan Bank and in other assets reasonably related to agency securities. The Company funds its investments through short-term borrowings structured as repurchase agreements. Its Manager is a wholly-owned subsidiary of American Capital Mortgage Management, LLC, which is also the parent company of the external manager of American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. The agency securities in which it invests consist of Residential Pass-Through Certificates and Collateralized Mortgage Obligations. Residential pass-through certificates are securities representing interests in "pools" of mortgage loans secured by residential real property where payments of both interest and principal, on the securities are guaranteed by a GSE, and made monthly to holders of the securities, in effect "passing through" monthly payments made by the individual borrowers on the mortgage loans that underlie the securities, net of fees paid to the issuer/guarantor and servicers of the securities. CMOs are securities that are structured instruments representing interests in agency residential pass-through certificates. In acquiring agency securities, the Company competes with mortgage REITs, mortgage finance and specialty finance companies, savings and loan associations, banks, mortgage bankers, insurance companies, mutual funds, institutional investors, investment banking firms, other lenders, governmental bodies and other entities. The Company is subject to regulation by laws at the local, state and federal level, including securities and tax laws and financial accounting and reporting standards.

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Ratios

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Forward P/E 8.90
AGNC's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
92% of the 204 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 17.30 vs. AGNC: 8.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 0.87
AGNC's P/B is ranked higher than
75% of the 682 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. AGNC: 0.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
AGNC' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.74  Med: 0.97 Max: 1.34
Current: 0.87
0.74
1.34
POCF 5.32
AGNC's POCF is ranked higher than
92% of the 564 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 15.14 vs. AGNC: 5.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
AGNC' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.91  Med: 4.33 Max: 136.35
Current: 5.32
2.91
136.35
EV-to-EBIT -9.67
AGNC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 591 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 19.79 vs. AGNC: -9.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
AGNC' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -865  Med: 5.2 Max: 48.9
Current: -9.67
-865
48.9
EV-to-EBITDA -9.67
AGNC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 612 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 16.35 vs. AGNC: -9.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
AGNC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -865  Med: 5.05 Max: 48.9
Current: -9.67
-865
48.9

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 12.15
AGNC's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
96% of the 856 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 5.06 vs. AGNC: 12.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
AGNC' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.97  Med: 17.53 Max: 23.75
Current: 12.15
10.97
23.75
Dividend Growth (3y) -22.50
AGNC's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
92% of the 357 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. AGNC: -22.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
AGNC' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.5  Med: -6.75 Max: 30.7
Current: -22.5
-22.5
30.7
Forward Dividend Yield 11.07
AGNC's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
93% of the 855 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 5.13 vs. AGNC: 11.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 6.20
AGNC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
74% of the 857 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 6.01 vs. AGNC: 6.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
AGNC' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.59  Med: 8.94 Max: 12.11
Current: 6.2
5.59
12.11
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -16.30
AGNC's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
77% of the 406 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: -6.70 vs. AGNC: -16.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
AGNC' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -146.3  Med: -108.5 Max: -16.3
Current: -16.3
-146.3
-16.3

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 0.87
AGNC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
76% of the 672 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. AGNC: 0.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
AGNC' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.76  Med: 0.95 Max: 1.28
Current: 0.87
0.76
1.28
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -10.34
AGNC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
97% of the 664 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. AGNC: -10.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
AGNC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.34  Med: 17.1 Max: 51.4
Current: -10.34
-10.34
51.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -14.80
AGNC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 369 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 2.07 vs. AGNC: -14.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
AGNC' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.8  Med: -14.8 Max: -9.1
Current: -14.8
-14.8
-9.1

More Statistics

EPS (TTM) $ -2.94
Beta0.15
Short Percentage of Float1.97%
52-Week Range $15.69 - 20.10
Shares Outstanding (Mil)331.05

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17
Revenue (Mil $) 1,078 1,002
EPS ($) 2.19 2.20
EPS w/o NRI ($) 2.19 2.20
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($) 2.09 1.77
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