More on American Capital Agency (AGNC) Q3 earnings: Book value of $32.49/share up from $29.41...

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More on American Capital Agency (AGNC) Q3 earnings: Book value of $32.49/share up from $29.41 last quarter. Average asset yield dipped 18 bps to 2.55%, and cost of funds increased 5 bps to 1.13%, dropping net interest spread to 1.42% from 1.65%. Constant prepayment rate of just 9%, down 100 basis points from Q2, and maybe at or near an industry low. As reported earlier, the board tries to draw a line in the sand on the stock price, authorizing a $500M share repurchase - about 5% of the float. (PR)