REIT Updates: American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC)’s High Yield, American Capital Ltd. (ACAS)’s Amendment & Two Harbors Investment Corp (TWO)

Editor’s Note: Related tickers: American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC), American Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ:ACAS), Two Harbors Investment Corp (NYSE:TWO), Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ:HBAN), JPMorgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM)

American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC) and Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ:HBAN) Added to Equity Profile Report’s NASDAQ Decliners Watch List. (SBWire)
Equity Profile Report expands its NASDAQ Decliners Weekly Watch List adding American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC) and Huntington Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ:HBAN). American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC) a company that operates as a real estate investment trust is currently down (-0.52%) on 2,115,366 shares traded. American Capital Agency is currently down (-38.26%) from its recent 52-week high which has prompted Equity Profile Report to add the stock to their NASDAQ Decliners Watch List.

American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC)

American Capital Amends Credit Facility (Zacks)
American Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ:ACAS) announced the amendment of a $600 million senior secured term loan credit facility, which includes $450 million in loans outstanding as of Aug 23. JP Morgan Securities, LLC – a unit of JPMorgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM) – and BMO Capital Markets Corp., the investment banking subsidiary of Bank of Montreal (BMO – Snapshot Report) acted as joint lead arrangers and book runners for the deal. The amendment considerably lowered the company’s borrowing expenses…

Investor’s Watch List – Two Harbors Investment Corp (NYSE:TWO), Hovnanian Enterprises, Inc.(NYSE:HOV), ON Semiconductor Corp(NASDAQ:ONNN), Banco Santander (Brasil) SA(ADR)(NYSE:BSBR) (TechSonian)
Value Stock Pick is a leading Investment Newsletter… Two Harbors Investment Corp (NYSE:TWO) managed to keep its fall at -1.05% on below -normal volume of 4.58M shares. The stock settled at $9.40 after floating in a range of $9.39 to $9.52. Its latest price has reached market capitalization of $3.44 billion. Its 52-week range has been $8.95to $14.02. Two Harbors Investment Corp (NYSE:TWO) operates as a real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company is focused on investing in, financing and managing residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS), residential mortgage loans, residential real properties, and other financial assets.

3 Bargain mREITs for High Income (DailyFinance)
Warren Buffett is famous for advising investors to “be greedy when others are fearful.” This advice is apropos for the current mortgage Real Estate Investment Trust (mREIT) industry. …American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC) is an agency mREIT that distributes $4.20 per share per year back to investors, which is an outstanding 18.5% yield based the current dividend. To maintain this high yield and insulate itself from increases in interest rate, it has moved 42% of its portfolio into 15-year mortgages (which are less sensitive than 30-year mortgages to increases in interest rates).

American Capital receives USD 79m from Pan Am Holdings sale (Financial-News)
Maryland USA-based private equity firm American Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ:ACAS) said that that its portfolio company Pan Am Holdings Inc and its subsidiaries including Pan Am International Flight Academy Inc were sold to ANA Holdings Inc parent company of Japanese carrier All Nippon Airways Co Ltd. American Capital and its affiliated funds received USD 94m in debt and equity proceeds and realized a gain of USD 12m from the transaction, subject to post-closing adjustments. Of the total proceeds, American Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ:ACAS) received USD 79m realising a gain of USD 7m from the transaction, subject to post-closing adjustments.