AGNC Investment Corp. [NASDAQ: AGNC] stock went up by 0.78% or 0.13 points up from its previous closing price of $16.75. The stock reached $16.88 during the last trading session. During the course of the last 5 trading session in the week, AGNC share price went up during 2 out of 5 days, that way losing -0.06% in the period of the last 7 days.

AGNC had two major price movements with the latest trading session as the price jumped to a high of $16.91, at one point touching $16.76. The latest high is set lower that the high price recorded in the period of the last 52 weeks, set at $16.91. The 52-week high currently stands at $19.72 distance from the present share price, noting recovery -10.74% after the recent low of $16.19.

AGNC Investment Corp. [NASDAQ:AGNC]: Analyst Rating and Earnings

Equities traders oftentimes stay updated on what leading stock market analysts say about a potential stock purchase. When it comes to AGNC Investment Corp. [AGNC], the most recently available average analyst rating is from the quarter that ends in December. On average, stock market experts give AGNC an Hold rating. Its stock price has been found in the range of 16.19 to 19.72. This is compared to its latest closing price of $16.75.

Wall Street analysts provide their ratings on a scale of 1 to 5, and the current average score for AGNC Investment Corp. [AGNC] is sitting at 2.56. This is compared to 1 month ago, when its average rating was 2.56.

For the quarter ending in Mar-19 AGNC Investment Corp. [AGNC] generated $0.16 billion in sales. That’s 49.63% lower than the average estimate of $0.33 billion as provided by Wall Street analysts. The three indicators above suggest that overall, this stock is demonstrating a mixed bag of positive appeal and some drawbacks, making it a somewhat risky investment that also has the potential to generate high ROI in the long run.

Keep looking out for the next-scheduled quarterly financial results that this company is expected to put out, which is slated to occur on Wed 24 Jul (In 40 Days).

Fundamental Analysis of AGNC Investment Corp. [AGNC]

Now let’s turn to look at profitability: with a current Operating Margin for AGNC Investment Corp. [AGNC] sitting at +6.72 and its Gross Margin at +98.70, this company’s Net Margin is now -4.20%. These metrics indicate that this company is not generating as much profit, after accounting for expenses, compared to its market peers.

Turning to investigate this organization’s capital structure, AGNC Investment Corp. [AGNC] has generated a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio of 983.47. Similarly, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 90.77, while its Total Debt to Total Assets stands at 89.18. Looking toward the future, this publicly-traded company’s Long-Term Debt to Equity is 32.90, and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 2.89. This company has a healthy balance between its debt and its current holdings, suggesting it is a reliable investment due to its ability to leverage debt in an efficient way.

What about valuation? This company’s Enterprise Value to EBITDA is 681.08 and its Total Debt to EBITDA Value is 73.42. The Enterprise Value to Sales for this firm is now 82.59, and its Total Debt to Enterprise Value stands at 0.94. AGNC Investment Corp. [AGNC] has a Price to Book Ratio of 1.00, a Price to Cash Flow Ratio of 6.96 and P/E Ratio of 1,607.62. These metrics show that this company has a mixed appeal, and ROI could be a gain or a loss.

Shifting the focus to workforce efficiency, AGNC Investment Corp. [AGNC] earns $34,285,714 for each employee under its payroll. Similarly, this company’s Receivables Turnover is 0.12 and its Total Asset Turnover is 0.02.

AGNC Investment Corp. [AGNC] has 540.90M shares outstanding, amounting to a total market cap of $9.13B. Its stock price has been found in the range of 16.19 to 19.72. At its current price, it has moved down by -14.40% from its 52-week high, and it has moved up 4.26% from its 52-week low.

This stock’s Beta value is currently 0.24, which indicates that it is 1.19% more volatile that the wider market. This stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is at 43.71. This RSI score is good, suggesting this stock is neither overbought or oversold.

Conclusion: Is AGNC Investment Corp. [AGNC] a Reliable Buy?

Shares of AGNC Investment Corp. [AGNC], on the whole, present investors with both positive and negative signals. Wall Street analysts have mixed reviews when it comes to the 12-month price outlook, and this company’s financials show a combination of strengths and weaknesses. Based on the price performance, this investment is somewhat risky while presenting reasonable potential for ROI.