News stories about American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:MTGE) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. Accern scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. earned a news impact score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 46.8152065839638 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.

Here are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:

Several equities research analysts have issued reports on the stock. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $20.00 price objective on shares of American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. in a research note on Friday. BidaskClub downgraded shares of American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, July 31st. Citigroup Inc. reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. in a research note on Thursday, May 11th. Maxim Group reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $20.00 price objective on shares of American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. in a research note on Friday, May 5th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $19.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Tuesday, April 18th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, three have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $18.70.

Shares of American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. (MTGE) traded up 0.130% on Monday, hitting $19.225. 230,740 shares of the stock traded hands. American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. has a 12-month low of $15.40 and a 12-month high of $19.65. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of $18.93 and a 200 day moving average price of $17.50. The stock has a market cap of $880.56 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 8.652 and a beta of 0.48.

American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:MTGE) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August 2nd. The real estate investment trust reported $0.53 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.47 by $0.06. American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. had a return on equity of 10.43% and a net margin of 104.38%. The company had revenue of $23.39 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $27.29 million. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.85 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down .8% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts anticipate that American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. will post $2.10 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, July 27th. Shareholders of record on Friday, June 30th were issued a dividend of $0.45 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, June 28th. This represents a $1.80 annualized dividend and a yield of 9.38%. American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp.’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 81.08%.

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American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. Company Profile

MTGE Investment Corp., formerly American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp., is a real estate investment trust. The Company invests in, finances and manages a leveraged portfolio of real estate-related investments, which include agency residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS), non-agency securities, other mortgage-related investments and other real estate investments.

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