Bessemer Group Inc. held its stake in American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:MTGE) during the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 88,400 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock at the end of the second quarter. Bessemer Group Inc.’s holdings in American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. were worth $1,662,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

A number of other large investors have also bought and sold shares of MTGE. Vanguard Group Inc. increased its stake in American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. by 6.6% in the first quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 3,793,053 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $63,535,000 after buying an additional 235,434 shares in the last quarter. Wellington Management Group LLP increased its stake in American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. by 19.3% in the first quarter. Wellington Management Group LLP now owns 2,726,456 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $45,668,000 after buying an additional 441,008 shares in the last quarter. UBS Group AG increased its stake in American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. by 10.2% in the first quarter. UBS Group AG now owns 2,120,178 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $35,513,000 after buying an additional 196,859 shares in the last quarter. State Street Corp increased its stake in American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. by 14.6% in the first quarter. State Street Corp now owns 1,125,381 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $18,850,000 after buying an additional 143,528 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Global X Management Co. LLC increased its stake in American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. by 36.5% in the first quarter. Global X Management Co. LLC now owns 1,080,386 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $18,096,000 after buying an additional 288,852 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 74.13% of the company’s stock.

Shares of American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:MTGE) opened at 19.15 on Friday. American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. has a 52 week low of $15.40 and a 52 week high of $19.65. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $18.91 and a 200 day moving average of $17.63. The firm has a market cap of $877.01 million, a P/E ratio of 8.62 and a beta of 0.48.

American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:MTGE) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 2nd. The real estate investment trust reported $0.53 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.47 by $0.06. The firm had revenue of $23.39 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $27.29 million. American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. had a return on equity of 10.40% and a net margin of 104.38%. The company’s quarterly revenue was down .8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.85 EPS. Analysts anticipate that American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. will post $2.10 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, July 27th. Shareholders of record on Friday, June 30th were given a dividend of $0.45 per share. This represents a $1.80 annualized dividend and a yield of 9.40%. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, June 28th. American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp.’s payout ratio is 81.08%.

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A number of equities research analysts have weighed in on MTGE shares. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $20.00 price target on shares of American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. in a research note on Friday, August 4th. Maxim Group reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $20.00 price target on shares of American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. in a research note on Friday, May 5th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $20.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Saturday, May 6th. Citigroup Inc. reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. in a research note on Thursday, May 11th. Finally, BidaskClub downgraded shares of American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Sunday, July 16th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, three have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $18.70.

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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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:MTGE)

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