American Capital Agency (NASDAQ:AGNC)

CAPS Rating: 4 out of 5

The company is organized as a real estate investment trust. It uses leverage to invest in single-family residential mortgage pass-through securities and collateralized mortgage obligations that are guaranteed by the U.S. Government.


Player Avatar sct1947 (< 20) Submitted: 10/15/2013 11:27:05 AM : Outperform Start Price: $21.02 AGNC Score: +0.52

The number of retirees is increasing and they will be seeking higher yields. It appears that Treasuries will stay very low for the foreseeable future, so MREITs in general will be sought after.

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