SOURCE: Signal Watch

Signal Watch

August 17, 2011 08:27 ET

Analytical Reports on American Capital Agency Corp. and Apartment Investment & Management Co. - Residential REITs Providing Steady Returns

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Aug 17, 2011) - www.SignalWatcher.com provides members with proprietary analysis of over 10,000 stocks which is updated every day. Today, members can receive their complimentary stock analysis on American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ: AGNC) and Apartment Investment & Management Co. (NYSE: AIV). Sign up now on www.SignalWatcher.com to get your free reports on these stocks.

Continued housing market weakness has buoyed apartment occupancy rates and stabilized rental fees to the benefit of the residential real estate investment trust industry. High unemployment has also led many homeowners to rent helping to reduce vacancies. Collectively, these factors partially contributed to the strong 2nd quarter earnings of several property owning trusts. Mortgage focused trusts are also performing well, backed by low interest rates.

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American Capital Agency Corp., a trust that invests in agency pass-through securities and collateralized mortgage obligations, reported total revenues of $264.7 million for the 2nd quarter as compared to just $50.6 million in the same quarter a year earlier. Similarly, Apartment Investment and Management Company reported 2nd quarter total revenue of $281.0 million, up from $276.5 million in the year-ago quarter. www.SignalWatcher.com gives traders a unique insight about American Capital Agency Corp. and Apartment Investment & Management Co. by registering now at

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Overall, residential REITs generally have been resistant to the recent economic downturn. Mortgage focused REITs may also benefit from the Federal Reserve Board stating that it would keep the Federal Funds Rate near zero over the next two years; low interest rates will help keep borrowing costs down and facilitate high dividend yields.

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