Stocks Buzz: AGNC Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC), Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL)


AGNC Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC)

AGNC Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC) represented a move of 0.56 percent or $-0.06 per share and closed its previous day trading session at $17.8. 6.6 Million Shares were traded in the last trading session with an Average Volume of 6.62 Million Shares. The stock currently has a Market Capitalization of 9.31 Billion.

AGNC Investment Corp. is an internally-managed real estate investment trust. It invests in agency mortgage-backed securities on a leveraged basis, financed primarily through collateralized borrowings structured as repurchase agreements. AGNC Investment Corp., formerly known as American Capital Agency Corp., is based in Bethesda, Maryland.

The stock traded between $17.26 and $20.84 over 1-Year time period showing its price to sales ratio of 3.96. AGNC Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC) is currently showing an DECREASING volatility over a period of 10-Days while the 20-Days Volatility showing a DECREASING trend.

Right now, the stock has a 50-Day Simple Moving Average of $-0.93 and 200-Day Simple Moving Average of $-4.73. Its Price to Free Cash Flow is 37.08 and Price to Book of 0.9.

Analyst’s recommended the stock as 2.9 where 1 represents Strong Buy and 5 represents Sell.

In the last Quarter, AGNC Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC) reported its Actual EPS of $0.61/share. The analysts offering Earnings Estimates for the company were believing that AGNC Investment Corp. could bring EPS of $0.59/share. The difference between Actual EPS and Estimated EPS was 0.02 Percent. Thus showing an Earnings Surprise of 3.4 Percent.

Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL)

In the last trading session, Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) added its value by 3.91% closing at the price of $32.66. The stock currently has market capitalization of 29.03 Billion, with average volume of 10.48 Million shares.

Beta is also a factor of measure of the relative volatility of a particular stock to the market. Currently Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) is showing beta of 1.1. This particular value of beta suggests that Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) has historically moved 110% for every 100% move in the benchmark, based on price level.

EPS is another important factor while making the decision of buying, selling or holding of particular share. Currently EPS for Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) is at $1.09.

The stock currently has RSI of 42.22. RSI is considered overbought when above 70 and oversold when below 30, currently the given RSI for the stock suggests that the stock is average and it has not entered in overbought or oversold territory.

Halliburton is one of the world’s largest providers of products and services to the energy industry. The company serves the upstream oil and gas industry throughout the lifecycle of the reservoir – from locating hydrocarbons and managing geological data, to drilling and formation evaluation, well construction and completion, and optimizing production through the life of the field. The company operates under two main segments: Completion and Production, and Drilling and Evaluation.

Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) topped its 52-week high price of $57.86 on 01/23/18 and 52-Week Low Price of $30.47 on 11/23/18. The Stock currently has P/E (price to earnings ttm) of 30.02 and Weekly volatility of 2.72% and monthly volatility of 2.82% respectively.