Dissecting the Numbers for AGNC Investment Corp. (AGNC) and Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (ESRT)
AGNC Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC) shares are down more than -1.37% this year and recently decreased -0.35% or -$0.06 to settle at $17.30. Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ESRT), on the other hand, is down -2.39% year to date as of 12/03/2019. It currently trades at $13.89 and has returned 1.39% during the past week.
AGNC Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC) and Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ESRT) are the two most active stocks in the REIT – Residential industry based on today’s trading volumes. The market is clearly enthusiastic about both these stocks, but which is the better investment? To answer this, we will compare the two companies based on the strength of their growth, profitability, risk, returns, valuation, analyst recommendations, and insider trends.
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