American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:mtge) announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, September 16th. Investors of record on Friday, September 30th will be paid a dividend of 0.40 per share by the real estate investment trust on Thursday, October 27th. This represents a $1.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 9.03%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, September 28th.

A number of brokerages recently issued reports on MTGE. Credit Suisse Group AG cut shares of American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Wednesday, June 1st. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods set a $17.50 target price on shares of American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 3rd. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, August 5th. Deutsche Bank AG set a $17.50 price objective on shares of American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 3rd. Finally, Wunderlich increased their price objective on shares of American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. from $15.00 to $17.00 and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 2nd. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $17.79.

Shares of American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:MTGE) opened at 17.71 on Friday. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $17.28 and its 200-day moving average is $15.80. The company’s market cap is $811.06 million. American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. has a one year low of $12.01 and a one year high of $17.74.

American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:MTGE) last released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, August 1st. The real estate investment trust reported $0.85 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.41 by $0.44. American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. had a negative net margin of 8.75% and a positive return on equity of 9.55%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned ($0.80) earnings per share. Analysts expect that American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. will post $2.68 EPS for the current fiscal year.

In other news, CEO Gary D. Kain sold 53,598 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, July 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of $15.61, for a total value of $836,664.78. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, SVP Donald Holley sold 8,528 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, July 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of $15.61, for a total transaction of $133,122.08. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Company insiders own 0.67% of the company’s stock.

Several large investors have recently made changes to their positions in MTGE. Sei Investments Co. boosted its stake in shares of American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. by 18,817.7% in the second quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 11,729 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $186,000 after buying an additional 11,667 shares during the last quarter. BlackRock Inc. boosted its stake in shares of American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. by 245.8% in the second quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 13,467 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $213,000 after buying an additional 9,572 shares during the last quarter. BlackRock Advisors LLC boosted its stake in shares of American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. by 2.7% in the second quarter. BlackRock Advisors LLC now owns 23,371 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $369,000 after buying an additional 616 shares during the last quarter. Paloma Partners Management Co boosted its stake in shares of American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. by 205.1% in the second quarter. Paloma Partners Management Co now owns 38,133 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $602,000 after buying an additional 25,635 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Camelot Portfolios LLC boosted its stake in shares of American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. by 2.5% in the second quarter. Camelot Portfolios LLC now owns 55,787 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $881,000 after buying an additional 1,367 shares during the last quarter. 71.34% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. Company Profile

American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. is a real estate investment trust. The Company invests in, finances and manages a portfolio of real estate-related investments, which the Company defines to include agency residential mortgage-backed securities, non-agency mortgage investments, other mortgage-related investments and other real estate investments.

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