This morning, American Capital Agency (NASDAQ:AGNC) declared its quarterly dividend of $1.40 per share, maintaining the amount paid to shareholders last quater. Based on the current stock price, investors can expect a yield of about 18.4% going forward.
Shares of AGNC were higher on the news, climbing 0.4% while the general markets faltered.
In other dividend news, Abbott Labs (NYSE:ABT) maintained its quarterly dividend of 48 cents per share. Dynex Capital (NYSE:DX) declared its quarterly dividend of 27 cents per share. Frontier Oil (FTO) declared its quarterly dividend of 6 cents per share. And Chubb (NYSE:CB) declared its quarterly dividend of 39 cents per share.
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