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American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC) shares jumped 0.11% to $23.05. The company will begin trading ex-dividend on September 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.8 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 28, 2013.
The Company also announced that in the third quarter of 2013, it made open market purchases of approximately 11.9 million shares of American Capital Agency common stock, or 3% of the Company's outstanding shares as of June 30, 2013. The shares were purchased at an average price of $22.16 per share, including expenses, totaling approximately $263 million.
Additionally, Analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. began coverage on shares of American Capital Agency Corp. in a research report issued to clients and investors on Sept. 26. The firm set a “neutral” rating on the stock.
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DiamondRock Hospitality Company (NYSE:DRH) shares dropped 0.92% to $10.79. The company will begin trading ex-dividend on September 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.085 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 10, 2013. Shareholders who purchased DRH stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that DRH has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $10.61, the dividend yield is 3.2%.
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