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Stock Report: American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC) Report Updated: Aug 22, 2016 | Print This Page

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Company Profile

American Capital Agency Corp. operates as a real estate investment trust (REIT) in the United States. The company invests in residential mortgage pass-through securities and collateralized mortgage obligations for which the principal and interest payments are guaranteed by government-sponsored enterprise or by the United States government agency. It funds its investments primarily through short-term borrowings structured as repurchase agreements. The company has elected to be taxed as a REIT under the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 and would not be subject to federal corporate income taxes, if it distributes at least 90% of its taxable income to its stockholders. American Capital Agency Corp. was founded in 2008 and is based in Bethesda, Maryland.