American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ: AGNC April 17, 2015 BUY av $21.60
American Capital Corp. Agency operates as a real estate investment trust (REIT) in the United States. Revenues from the company’s business comes primarily from investments in securities of mortgage-backed securities (MBS Agency) agency. The Company’s investments consist of residential mortgage pass-through securities and collateralized mortgage obligations (CMO) guaranteed by a government-sponsored enterprise, such as the Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae) and Freddie Mac ( Freddie Mac), or by an agency of the state government, as the Government National Mortgage Association (Ginnie Mae). It also invests in bonds issued by Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae or the Federal Home Loan Bank and other agencies securities. The Company is managed externally American AGNC Capital Management, LLC, an affiliate of American Capital, Ltd.