AGNC : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Why It Is Hard to Analyze American Capital Agency

    July 9, 2015
    Mortgage real estate investment trusts such as American Capital Agency (NASDAQ: AGNC) are not conceptually complicated companies ...
  2. American Capital Agency Is in a Bind

    June 24, 2015
    American Capital Agency (NASDAQ: AGNC) is stuck between a rock and a hard place when it comes to interest rates: It loses ...
  3. The 3 Key Numbers for Two Harbors Investment

    June 4, 2015
    Real-estate investment trusts have enjoyed nearly unprecedented success in recent years, as long periods of low interest ...
  4. 5 Things American Capital Agency Wants You to Know

    May 6, 2015
    It's been a rough ride for American Capital Agency (NASDAQ: AGNC) over the past few quarters, as an uncertain interest-rate ...
  5. The End of American Capital Agency's Easy Money

    April 22, 2015
    The days of easy money for American Capital Agency (NASDAQ: AGNC) are over -- dead, gone, and unlikely to ever return. For ...
  6. 1 Reason to Buy Two Harbors Investment

    April 8, 2015
    If you're looking for a high-yield stock to add to your portfolio, then you might want to consider Two Harbors Investment (NYSE: ...
  7. Dividend Cut or Not, American Capital May Be a Buy

    March 16, 2015
    AGNC data by YCharts. American Capital Agency vs. S&P 500 over the trailing-five-year period. The stock market might ...
  8. Can American Capital Agency Maintain Its Dividend?

    March 6, 2015
    Dividend investors know that real estate investment trusts with REITs that invest in mortgage-backed securities produce double-digit ...
  9. One Way To Avoid The High-Yield 'Trap' Without Sacrificing Returns

    September 11, 2014
    Over the past few months, I have written extensively about the "new normal" in income investing. You see, as one ...
  10. Could The Mortgage REITs Be A Buy In 2014?

    January 17, 2014
    While the fear of rising rates has many mortgage REITs share prices singing the blues, those recent plunges do offer up some ...
  11. The Only Safe Way To Buy A Stock Yielding 17%

    December 19, 2013
    If you're a long-time reader of StreetAuthority, you know by now that we rarely recommend stocks with yields higher than ...
  12. "Retirement Savings Stocks" Yielding Up To 14%

    February 1, 2013
    We're calling them Retirement Savings Stocks -- 10 under-the-radar investments that can provide the cash needed to enhance ...
  13. The Absolute Highest Yields You'll Find... in 8 Major Sectors

    December 13, 2012
    Readers of my articles should know by now that I'm always on the lookout for good dividend-paying ideas. There's no better ...
  14. These 10 Companies are Spending Billions to Buy Back Their Own ...

    November 5, 2012
    Just as a shark that keeps swimming -- even when it sleeps -- companies are constantly on the prowl for ways to boost per-share ...
  15. UBS Launches Mortgage REIT ETN With A 24.8% Yield

    October 18, 2012
    UBS continued to expand its suite of income-oriented products this week by debuting an ETN that will offer monthly leveraged ...
  16. "Retirement Savings Stocks" Yielding Up To 15.3%

    October 16, 2012
    We're calling them Retirement Savings Stocks -- 10 under-the-radar investments that can provide the cash needed to enhance ...
  17. American Capital and Other Real Estate Operations Stocks Making ...

    August 29, 2012
    The Nasdaq has decreased 0.2%, the S&P 500 has moved little and the Dow has been relatively flat after the morning's ...
  18. American Capital Agency Corp. and Other Real Estate Operations ...

    August 16, 2012
    The market is currently up, with the Nasdaq moving up 1%, the S&P 500 rising 0.5% and the Dow increasing 0.6%. The Real ...
  19. Biggest Real Estate Operations Sector Movers for July 9, 2012

    July 9, 2012
    The market is having a bad day so far: the Nasdaq is down 0.3%; the S&P 500 has fallen 0.3%; and the Dow has decreased ...
  20. Mortgage REITs Breaking Out

    June 11, 2012
    While the housing market is still trying to dig itself out of the doldrums, these REITs have been beating the market and ...
  21. Rockin' REITs

    May 1, 2012
    Rockin' REITs
  22. Big Yields In Mortgage REITS

    June 30, 2011
    As the search for income continues, the mortgage REIT sub-sector could be just what investors are looking for.
  23. Should You invest in American Capital's Lesser Known Affiliate?

    March 23, 2011
    Little-known American Capital Agency is a REIT that investors should consider - with the right diversification.
  24. 4 Yields Worth the Risk

    February 18, 2011
    Not all dividend yields are equal. Yet today, there are several securities paying above average double-digit yields.
  25. Unknown Dividend Plays

    September 23, 2010
    Investors searching for high yields often overlook sectors such as MLPs.
  26. The Changing Nature Of Dividends

    July 8, 2009
    A recent report from Standard and Poor's demonstrates the effect of the recession and credit crisis on dividend policy. This ...
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