Yorktown Management & Research Co Inc boosted its position in shares of American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:MTGE) by 11.1% during the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 400,000 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after buying an additional 40,000 shares during the period. American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. makes up approximately 1.5% of Yorktown Management & Research Co Inc’s portfolio, making the stock its 21st largest position. Yorktown Management & Research Co Inc’s holdings in American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. were worth $6,876,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of MTGE. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its position in shares of American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. by 0.4% in the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 3,359,304 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $53,044,000 after buying an additional 14,448 shares in the last quarter. BlackRock Fund Advisors boosted its stake in shares of American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. by 16.2% in the second quarter. BlackRock Fund Advisors now owns 2,167,924 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $34,232,000 after buying an additional 301,908 shares during the period. Whitebox Advisors LLC boosted its stake in shares of American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. by 32.0% in the second quarter. Whitebox Advisors LLC now owns 2,140,385 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $33,797,000 after buying an additional 518,809 shares during the period. BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. boosted its stake in shares of American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. by 0.8% in the second quarter. BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. now owns 1,433,694 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $22,638,000 after buying an additional 10,776 shares during the period. Finally, FMR LLC boosted its stake in shares of American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. by 196.7% in the second quarter. FMR LLC now owns 1,103,200 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $17,420,000 after buying an additional 731,387 shares during the period. 64.60% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:MTGE)

American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:MTGE) traded up 0.30% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $16.60. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 47,822 shares. American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. has a 52-week low of $12.01 and a 52-week high of $17.77. The stock has a market cap of $760.23 million, a P/E ratio of 10.00 and a beta of 0.44. The company’s 50 day moving average is $16.37 and its 200-day moving average is $16.66.

American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:MTGE) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 2nd. The real estate investment trust reported $0.48 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.43 by $0.05. American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. had a return on equity of 9.42% and a net margin of 71.82%. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.46 EPS. On average, equities analysts predict that American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. will post $1.83 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, January 27th. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 30th will be given a $0.40 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, December 28th. This represents a $1.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 9.67%. American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp.’s payout ratio is 93.02%.

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Separately, Zacks Investment Research raised American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $19.00 price objective on the stock in a report on Wednesday, November 9th. Six equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $17.42.

American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. Company Profile

MTGE Investment Corp., formerly American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp., is a hybrid mortgage real estate investment trust. The Company invests in, finances and manages a portfolio of real estate-related investments, which the Company defines to include agency residential mortgage-backed securities, non-agency mortgage investments, other mortgage-related investments and other real estate investments.

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