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American Capital Agency Corp. Declares First Quarter Dividend on Its Series A and Series B Preferred Stock

BETHESDA, Md., March 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- American Capital Agency Corp. (Nasdaq: AGNC) ("AGNC") announced today that its Board of Directors has declared cash dividends for the first quarter 2016 on its 8.000% Series A Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock (the "Series A Preferred Stock") (Nasdaq: AGNCP) and its 7.750% Series B Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock (the "Series B Preferred Stock") underlying its outstanding depositary shares (Nasdaq: AGNCB).



Per Annum
Dividend Rate

Per Share

Payment Date

Record Date

Ex-Dividend Date





April 15, 2016

April 1, 2016

March 30, 2016





April 15, 2016

April 1, 2016

March 30, 2016

* Per depositary share; each depositary share represents a 1/1,000th interest in a share of the Series B Preferred Stock.

For further information or questions, please contact the Investor Relations Department at (301) 968-9300 or        

American Capital Agency Corp. is a real estate investment trust that invests primarily 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

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 and structured products. American Capital manages $21 billion of assets, including assets on its balance sheet and fee earning assets under management by affiliated managers, with $73 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 $10 billion of total net book value. American Capital and its affiliates operate out of seven offices in the U.S. and Europe. For further information, please refer to

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