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American Capital Agency Corp. Declares First Quarter Dividend Of $1.25 Per Common Share

Thursday, March 07, 2013

American Capital Agency Corp. Declares First Quarter Dividend Of $1.25 Per Common Share16:01 EST Thursday, March 07, 2013BETHESDA, Md., March 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- American Capital Agency Corp. (Nasdaq: AGNC) ("AGNC" or the "Company") announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a cash dividend of $1.25 per common share for the first quarter 2013.  The dividend is payable on April 26, 2013 to common shareholders of record as of March 20, 2013, with an ex-dividend date of March 18, 2013.For further information or questions, please contact our Investor Relations Department at (301) 968-9300 or        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 AMERICAN CAPITAL  American Capital (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 $18.6 billion of assets, including assets on its balance sheet and fee earning assets under management by affiliated managers, with $117 billion of total assets under management (including levered assets).  Through an affiliate, American Capital manages publicly traded American Capital Agency Corp. (Nasdaq: AGNC) with approximately a $13 billion market capitalization and American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. (Nasdaq: MTGE) with approximately a $1.5 billion market capitalization. From its eight offices in the U.S. and Europe, American Capital and its affiliate, European Capital, will consider investment opportunities from $10 million to $750 million.  For further information, please refer to CONTACT: Investors ? (301) 968-9300Two Bethesda Metro Center 14th Floor Bethesda, MD  20814 (301) 968-9300 (301) 968-9301 Fax SOURCE American Capital Agency Corp.