American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:MTGE) Getting Somewhat Critical Press Coverage, Analysis Shows

News articles about American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:MTGE) have trended somewhat negative recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. earned a media sentiment score of 0.00 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 46.2839249775002 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.

MTGE has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. BidaskClub downgraded American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Sunday, July 16th. Maxim Group reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $20.00 price target on shares of American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. in a research note on Monday, May 15th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $20.00 price target on shares of American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. in a research note on Friday, August 4th. Citigroup Inc. reaffirmed a “neutral” rating on shares of American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. in a research note on Thursday, May 11th. Finally, Wells Fargo & Company raised American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note on Thursday, May 4th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, three have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $19.38.

Shares of American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. (MTGE) traded up 1.05% during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $19.30. The company had a trading volume of 160,641 shares. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $18.93 and a 200-day moving average of $17.74. American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. has a one year low of $15.40 and a one year high of $19.65. The firm has a market capitalization of $883.88 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 8.69 and a beta of 0.48.

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

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, July 27th. Stockholders of record on Friday, June 30th were issued a dividend of $0.45 per share. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, June 28th. This represents a $1.80 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 9.33%. American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp.’s dividend payout ratio is currently 81.08%.

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About American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp.

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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