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Posts Tagged ‘American Capital Agency Corp (AGNC)’

Greenlight Capital

Apple Inc. (AAPL) and Yelp Inc (YELP) Are Part of Billionaire David Einhorn’s Major Moves

David Einhorn‘s Greenlight Capital had a tough 2015 with losses amounting to 20.2%, even though the annualized returns since its inception in 1996......(read more)
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A Look At Whitebox Advisors Top Equity Holdings As It Prepares To Close Down Its Mutual Fund Unit

Barely two months after it had announced that its equity head Jason Cross will be leaving the firm after 14 years of service, Minneapolis-based Whitebox......(read more)
Gratia Capital

Forestar Group Inc., American Capital Ltd., Axalta Coating Systems Ltd: Gratia Capital’s Top Picks

Steve Pei’s Gratia Capital has revealed their top picks to close out 2014, and they include a couple of old favorites and an IPO which has taken off......(read more)
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American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC), Mack Cali Realty Corp (CLI), CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (CNP) Among George Soros’ Top Dividend Picks

George Soros (Soros Fund Management) is one of the best-known investors on the globe. His fund holds an equity portfolio worth more than $10 billion......(read more)
Dune Energy Inc (OTCMKTS:DUNR)

Whitebox Advisors Cuts Its Stake In Dune Energy Inc (DUNR)

Andy Redleaf has decided to limit exposure to Dune Energy Inc (OTCMKTS:DUNR) after he initiated a position earlier this year. His fund, Whitebox Advisors......(read more)
Cash America International, Inc. (NYSE:CSH)

Whitebox Advisors Closes Stake in Cash America International Inc (CSH)

Andy Redleaf‘s Whitebox Advisors reported, in a new filing with the SEC, selling out its position in Cash America International Inc (NYSE:CSH).......(read more)
Insider Trading 3

5 Stocks With Multiple Insider Purchases

Academic studies on insider trading show that imitating insider purchases where multiple insiders make purchases will lead to an outperformance of about......(read more)
Insider Trading 3

Wait ‘Til You See What These Insiders Are Up To

Although you probably recognize Insider Monkey for our hedge fund coverage, we also monitor insider trading activity. Multiple empirical studies suggest......(read more)
American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC)

Making Sense of mREITs Post-Dividend Cuts

Mortgage REITs soared after Bernanke announced that the Fed wouldn’t taper at its September meeting. Now, two days later, the industry is signaling......(read more)
Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY)

Mortgage REITs: Agency Paper Rejoices in No Taper

It was just about one year ago that QE3 made its debut, and mortgage REITs, particularly agency-only players like Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE......(read more)
American Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ:ACAS)

American Capital Ltd. (ACAS): 1 Company Facing an Uphill Battle

Source: Valerie Everett, Flickr. Earlier this week, I applauded American Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ:ACAS)‘s asset management subsidiary as a rock star......(read more)
MOORE GLOBAL INVESTMENTS

Nuance Communications Inc. (NUAN), American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC): What This Top-Earning Billionaire Has Been Buying

Every quarter, many money managers have to disclose what they’ve bought and sold, via “13F” filings. Their latest moves can shine a......(read more)
American Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ:ACAS)

American Capital Ltd. (ACAS), American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC): Meet The Cash Cows

In 1991, rapper Naughty By Nature released a single called “O.P.P.,” inspired by a conversation with a drug dealer, who said he was “......(read more)
ARMOUR Residential REIT, Inc. (NYSE:ARR)

ARMOUR Residential REIT, Inc. (ARR), American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC), United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS): Monday’s Top Upgrades (and Downgrades)

This series , brought to you by Yahoo! Finance, looks at which upgrades and downgrades make sense, and which ones investors should act on. Today, Wall......(read more)
Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY)

Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NLY), ARMOUR Residential REIT, Inc. (ARR), American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC): Summers’ Exit Will Give Mortgage REITs Some Breathing Room

The Federal Reserve was poised to be front and center this week, as it prepares for its Federal Open Market Committee meeting Tuesday and Wednesday. Then......(read more)
Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY)

Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NLY), American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC): What to Watch this Week

While every week offers a unique set of economic reports and company events that affect the S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX), some weeks are bigger than others......(read more)
Two Harbors Investment Corp

Two Harbors Investment Corp (TWO), Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NLY), American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC): 3 Things Every mREIT Investor Should Hear

Source: OTA Photos. Management matters — especially when it comes to investing in mortgage REITs. This week at the Barclays Capital Global Financials......(read more)
American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC)

American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC), Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NLY): What’s Happening To Agency Trusts?

Mortgage agency REITs have been badly hammered in the past three months. For the hardy breed of investors who can withstand the stomach-churning volatility......(read more)
American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC)

American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC) Versus Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NLY)

It’s no secret that mREITs such as American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC), Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY), and CYS Investments......(read more)
American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC)

mREIT News Reports: American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC)’s Contracts, Two Harbors Investment Corp (TWO)’s Price Target & ARMOUR Residential REIT, Inc. (ARR)

Editor’s Note: American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC), Two Harbors Investment Corp (NYSE:TWO), ARMOUR Residential REIT, Inc. (NYSE:ARR), ......(read more)
Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY)

Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NLY), American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC): Are Rates Headed Higher?

If you’re thinking about buying a home but are waiting for mortgage rates to settle back down, then I hope you’re in it for the long haul.......(read more)
American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC)

American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC), Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NLY): Is This The Answer To ‘The Search For Yield’?

This has been an interesting year in the stock market. As the market has been lifted to all-time highs by an accommodative monetary policy and an economy......(read more)
Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY)

mREIT Updates: Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NLY) & American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC)’s Activities, ARMOUR Residential REIT, Inc. (ARR)’s Surge

Editor’s Note: Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY), American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC), CYS Investments Inc (NYSE:CYS), ARMOUR......(read more)
Plum Creek Timber Co. Inc. (NYSE:PCL)

Plum Creek Timber Co. Inc. (PCL): Insiders Aren’t Crazy About It But Hedge Funds Love It

In the financial world, there are tons of methods shareholders can use to track Mr. Market. Some of the best are hedge fund and insider trading interest......(read more)
The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD)

American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC), Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NLY), Wells Fargo & Co (WFC): Mortgage Activity Picks Up for Third Time in 17 Weeks

The Mortgage Bankers Association reported today that applications for home loans notched a rare increase last week. The industry group’s market......(read more)
Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY)

Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NLY) & American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC)’s Analysis, Chimera Investment Corporation (CIM)’s Extension

Editor’s Note: Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY), American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC), Chimera Investment Corporation (NYSE:......(read more)
American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC)

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......(read more)
Two Harbors Investment Corp

Two Harbors Investment Corp (TWO), American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC), Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NLY): What Is An mREIT?

Warren Buffett is famous for advising investors to “be greedy when others are fearful.” This advice is apropos for the current mortgage Real......(read more)
The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD)

Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NLY), American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC), The Home Depot, Inc. (HD): Concern Is Growing in the Housing Market As Pending Home Sales Fall in July

The housing recovery is continuing, but it’s starting to lose steam. The National Association of Realtors said today that pending home sales fell......(read more)
American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC)

mREIT News Updates: American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC) Trading Analysis, Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NLY) CEO Wellington Denahan & American Capital Mortgage Investment Crp (MTGE)

Editor’s Note: American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC), Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY), American Capital Mortgage Investment......(read more)
Equity Residential (NYSE:EQR)

Hedge Funds Are Selling Equity Residential (EQR)

In the financial world, there are a multitude of gauges investors can use to watch the equity markets. A couple of the most useful are hedge fund and......(read more)
AvalonBay Communities Inc (NYSE:AVB)

AvalonBay Communities Inc (AVB): Hedge Funds Aren’t Crazy About It, Insider Sentiment Unchanged

In the 21st century investor’s toolkit, there are tons of indicators market participants can use to watch the equity markets. Some of the most underrated......(read more)
American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC)

mREIT Updates: American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC) & Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NLY)’s Stock Options, American Capital Mortgage Investment Crp (MTGE) 17% Yield Mark

Editor’s Note: American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC), Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY), American Capital Mortgage Investment......(read more)
American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC)

American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC), Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NLY): Investors Engage In a Little Shopping

It’s been a rough and tumble season for mortgage REITs as QE3 taper fears and rising interest rates ravage the sector. Nearly every mREIT has seen......(read more)
American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC)

What Happened to American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC) on Friday?

American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC) experienced a strange bit of options trading activity on Friday. According to a report by Analyst Ratings......(read more)
Two Harbors Investment Corp

REIT News Updates: American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC) New Options, American Capital Ltd. (ACAS) Jumps, Two Harbors Investment Corp (TWO) Buy Rating

Editor’s Note: American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC), American Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ:ACAS), American Capital Mortgage Investment Crp (NASDAQ......(read more)
American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC)

Why American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC) Might Now Be a Buy

American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC) is down more than 25% since the start of 2013, and it hasn’t avoided the rest of the broader mREIT industry......(read more)
American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC)

Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NLY), American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC), CYS Investments Inc (CYS): Mortgage REITs Crash and Burn, and There’s More to Come

Mortgage REITs got clobbered again on Monday, making Friday’s drubbing look like a walk in the park. While all players got slapped around to some......(read more)
American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC)

mREIT News: American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC)’s Performance, Two Harbors Investment Corp (TWO)’s Downgraded Shares & American Capital Ltd. (ACAS)

Editor’s Note: Related tickers: American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC), Two Harbors Investment Corp (NYSE:TWO), American Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ......(read more)
ARMOUR Residential REIT, Inc. (NYSE:ARR)

Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NLY), American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC), ARMOUR Residential REIT, Inc. (ARR): Mortgage REITs Worry About Fannie and Freddie — With Good Reason

The movement to wind down Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac is gaining momentum, with legislation wending its way through Congress, and President Obama recently......(read more)
Javelin Mortgage Investment Corp (NYSE:JMI)

Javelin Mortgage Investment Corp (JMI), ARMOUR Residential REIT, Inc. (ARR): One Hybrid mREIT I Would Avoid

Hybrid mortgage REITs with large exposures in lower-coupon long-duration fixed-rate Agency residential MBS act more like Agency-only mREITs when it comes......(read more)
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)

Apple Inc. (AAPL), American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC): 10 Incredible Dividend Facts You Probably Didn’t Know

Dividend-paying stocks are everywhere today, but if we’ve learned anything as investors, it’s that no two dividend stocks are ever alike.......(read more)
Hatteras Financial Corp.

Hatteras Financial Corp. (HTS), American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC): Is it Time to Buy mREITs?

Unless you have been living in a cave for the past half year, you will have heard that mortgage REITs, and REITs in general are not doing terribly well......(read more)
Capstead Mortgage Corporation (NYSE:CMO)

Capstead Mortgage Corporation (CMO), American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC): Chase These mREITs

Mortgage REITs have long been retail investors’ favorite for their elevated dividend yields. However, before chasing these elevated yields, you should......(read more)
ARMOUR Residential REIT, Inc. (NYSE:ARR)

ARMOUR Residential REIT, Inc. (ARR), American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC): Disappointment Continues to Haunt This High-Yielding Stock

As American corporations continue to report their performance for the second quarter, another largely followed Agency-only mREIT, ARMOUR Residential......(read more)
Capstead Mortgage Corporation (NYSE:CMO)

Capstead Mortgage Corporation (CMO), Hatteras Financial Corp. (HTS): This mREIT Offers Book Value Preservation and a 10% Yield

Mortgage REITs are among the favorite asset classes for income investors thanks to their attractive dividend yields as well as modest capital appreciation......(read more)
American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC)

American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC), Two Harbors Investment Corp (TWO) – Freddie Mac to MBS Buyers: We’re Done Shouldering All the Risk

In July, Freddie Mac closed a $400 million mortgage-backed bond offering of a new product called Structured Agency Credit Risk. This new product is part......(read more)
American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC)

American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC) Reports: Capstead Mortgage Corporation (CMO) Still Better?

“The second quarter of the current year was characterized by extreme volatility in both interest rates and mortgage rates,” said the CIO of American......(read more)
American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC)

American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC), Invesco Mortgage Capital Inc (IVR) and Dynex Capital Inc (DX): The Lazy Days of Summer Lie Ahead for mREITs

Thanks to the Federal Reserve, the well-pummeled mortgage REIT sector can expect a reprieve from the thumping it has been taking over the past few weeks......(read more)
Anworth Mortgage Asset Corporation

American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC), Capstead Mortgage Corporation (CMO): Internal Activism will Help Anworth Mortgage Asset Corporation (ANH) in the Future

Due to the elevated dividend yields, mortgage REITs have become a retail investor’s favorite investment. Among the mortgage REITs, Anworth Mortgage......(read more)