American Capital Mortgage Investment Earnings Preview: Get Ahead of the Analysts

American Capital Mortgage Investment Crp (NASDAQ:MTGE) will report earnings after markets close on Friday, May 3rd. American Capital Mortgage Investment Corporation invests in a leveraged portfolio of agency mortgage investments, non-agency mortgage investments, and other mortgage-related investments. The Company seeks to provide risk-adjusted returns to our investors over the long-term through a combination of dividends and capital appreciation.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to American Capital Mortgage Investment Crp Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.84 per share on revenues of $41.78 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 2.95.

Analyst Trends:

Analysts have a neutral outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings is a profit of $0.86 and has not changed. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $3.44, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.

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Earnings Trends:

Here’s how American Capital Mortgage Investment Crp has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 0.00
Diluted EPS ($) 8.90

Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:

Quarter Mar. 31, 2012 Jun. 30, 2012 Sep. 30, 2012 Dec. 31, 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Diluted EPS ($) 1.82 1.15 4.03 1.393

Past Performance:
American Capital Mortgage Investment Crp has beat analyst estimates 2 times in the past four quarters. This is not consistent enough to get bullish yet.

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