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Among the stocks making new 52-week highs today are two mortgage REITs, the sector proving...

Among the stocks making new 52-week highs today are two mortgage REITs, the sector proving itself on both risk-on and risk-off days as short rates look to be anchored near zero for pretty much forever. American Capital Agency (AGNC) is up 17% YTD while yielding 15.2%, and CYS Investments is up 6.9% YTD while yielding 14.2%.
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  • Sirocco110
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    Still no delcaration of a dividend from AGNC
    6 Jun 2012, 07:46 PM Reply Like
  • RobOppen
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    In the past, the AGNC Q2 dividend was announced as early as 6/10 and as late as 6/22 with the xdate typically around 6/21 to 6/30. So I would not expect the announcement for another week or two.

     

    Full info on past declarations, ex-dates etc is on their web site
    http://bit.ly/LDkw0F
    or goto www dot agnc dot com. then on left side: Investor Relations / Common Stock / Dividends.
    7 Jun 2012, 06:09 AM Reply Like
  • Sirocco110
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    Thanks for the info. I was just calculating the date based on three months since the 1st Q date.
    7 Jun 2012, 10:58 AM Reply Like
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