BETHESDA, Md., March 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- American Capital Agency Corp. (Nasdaq: AGNC) ("AGNC") announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a cash dividend on its 8.000% Series A Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock (the "Series A Preferred Stock") (Nasdaq: AGNCP) of $0.50 per share for the first quarter 2015. The dividend is payable on April 15, 2015 to preferred shareholders of record as of April 1, 2015, with an ex-dividend date of March 30, 2015.
In addition, AGNC's Board of Directors has declared a cash dividend on its 7.750% Series B Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock (the "Series B Preferred Stock") underlying its outstanding depositary shares (Nasdaq: AGNCB), equivalent to $0.484375 per depositary share for the first quarter 2015. Each depositary share represents a 1/1,000th interest in a share of the Series B Preferred Stock. The dividend is payable on April 15, 2015 to preferred shareholders of record as of April 1, 2015, with an ex-dividend date of March 30, 2015.
For further information or questions, please contact the Investor Relations Department at (301) 968-9300 or IR@AGNC.com.
ABOUT AMERICAN CAPITAL AGENCY CORP.
American Capital Agency Corp. is a real estate investment trust that invests in agency pass-through securities and collateralized mortgage obligations for which the principal and interest payments are guaranteed by a U.S. Government agency or a U.S. Government-sponsored entity. The Company is externally managed and advised by American Capital AGNC Management, LLC, an affiliate of American Capital, Ltd. ("American Capital"). For further information, please refer to www.AGNC.com.
ABOUT AMERICAN CAPITAL
American Capital, Ltd. (Nasdaq: ACAS) is a publicly traded private equity firm and global asset manager. American Capital, both directly and through its asset management business, originates, underwrites and manages investments in middle market private equity, leveraged finance, real estate, energy & infrastructure and structured products. American Capital manages $22 billion of assets, including assets on its balance sheet and fee earning assets under management by affiliated managers, with $86 billion of total assets under management (including levered assets). Through a wholly owned affiliate, American Capital manages publicly traded American Capital Agency Corp. (Nasdaq: AGNC), American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. (Nasdaq: MTGE) and American Capital Senior Floating, Ltd. (Nasdaq: ACSF) with approximately $11 billion of total net book value. From its eight offices in the U.S., Europe and Asia, American Capital and its wholly owned affiliate, European Capital, will consider investment opportunities from $10 million to $600 million. For further information, please refer to www.AmericanCapital.com.
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