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How to buy Federal Agricultural Mortgage stock

Learn how to easily invest in Federal Agricultural Mortgage stock.

Federal Agricultural Mortgage is a credit services business based in the US. Federal Agricultural Mortgage shares (AGM) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Federal Agricultural Mortgage employs 153 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $282.1 million.

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Federal Agricultural Mortgage stock price (NYSE: AGM)

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Federal Agricultural Mortgage shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-09-25.
Latest market close$102.87
52-week range$89.23 - $132.38
50-day moving average $108.27
200-day moving average $111.48
Wall St. target price$138.00
PE ratio 8.3778
Dividend yield $3.66 (3.67%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $12.36

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Federal Agricultural Mortgage price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $102.87 from 2022-09-26

1 week (2022-09-17) N/A
1 month (2022-08-25) -10.61%
3 months (2022-06-28) 6.17%
6 months (2022-03-25) -12.14%
1 year (2021-09-28) -7.47%
2 years (2020-09-28) 57.80%
3 years (2019-09-27) 25.27%
5 years (2017-09-27) 37.58%

Is Federal Agricultural Mortgage stock undervalued or overvalued?

Valuing Federal Agricultural Mortgage stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Federal Agricultural Mortgage's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Federal Agricultural Mortgage's P/E ratio

Federal Agricultural Mortgage's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 8x. In other words, Federal Agricultural Mortgage shares trade at around 8x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Federal Agricultural Mortgage's PEG ratio

Federal Agricultural Mortgage's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.64. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Federal Agricultural Mortgage's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Federal Agricultural Mortgage financials

Revenue TTM $282.1 million
Operating margin TTM 72.58%
Gross profit TTM $238 million
Return on assets TTM 0.64%
Return on equity TTM 13.5%
Profit margin 57.25%
Book value $67.41
Market capitalisation $1.1 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Federal Agricultural Mortgage share dividends

37%

Dividend payout ratio: 36.57% of net profits

Recently Federal Agricultural Mortgage has paid out, on average, around 36.57% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.67% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Federal Agricultural Mortgage shareholders could enjoy a 3.67% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Federal Agricultural Mortgage's case, that would currently equate to about $3.66 per share.

While Federal Agricultural Mortgage's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Federal Agricultural Mortgage may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

Federal Agricultural Mortgage's most recent dividend payout was on 29 September 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 13 September 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Federal Agricultural Mortgage's shares ever split?

Federal Agricultural Mortgage's shares were split on a 3:1 basis on 1 August 1999. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 3 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Federal Agricultural Mortgage shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 66.7% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Federal Agricultural Mortgage shares which in turn could have impacted Federal Agricultural Mortgage's share price.

Federal Agricultural Mortgage share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Federal Agricultural Mortgage's shares have ranged in value from as little as $89.2268 up to $132.3818. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

AGM.US volatility(beta: 0.95)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Federal Agricultural Mortgage's is 0.9509. This would suggest that Federal Agricultural Mortgage's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Federal Agricultural Mortgage overview

Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation provides a secondary market for various loans made to borrowers in the United States. It operates through four segments: Farm & Ranch, USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) Guarantees, Rural Utilities, and Institutional Credit. The Farm & Ranch segment purchases and retains eligible mortgage loans that are secured by first liens on agricultural real estate; securitizes eligible mortgage loans, and guarantees the timely payment of principal and interest on securities representing interests in or obligations secured by pools of mortgage loans; and issues long-term standby purchase commitments (LTSPC) on designated eligible mortgage loans. The USDA Guarantees segment purchases portions of certain agricultural and rural development loans guaranteed by the USDA. The Rural Utilities segment purchases and guarantees securities that are backed by loans for electric or telecommunications facilities by lenders organized as cooperatives to borrowers; and purchases eligible rural utilities loans and guarantees of securities backed by those loans, as well as LTSPCs for pools of eligible rural utilities loans. The Institutional Credit segment guarantees and purchases general obligations of lenders and other financial institutions that are secured by pools of loans eligible under the Farmer Mac's Farm & Ranch, USDA Guarantees, or Rural Utilities lines of business. Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Washington, District of Columbia.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Federal Agricultural Mortgage is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 1.444% of Federal Agricultural Mortgage shares are held by insiders and 80.176% by institutions.
How many people work for Federal Agricultural Mortgage?
Latest data suggests 153 work at Federal Agricultural Mortgage.
When does the fiscal year end for Federal Agricultural Mortgage?
Federal Agricultural Mortgage's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Federal Agricultural Mortgage based?
Federal Agricultural Mortgage's address is: 1999 K Street, NW, Washington, DC, United States, 20006
What is Federal Agricultural Mortgage's ISIN number?
Federal Agricultural Mortgage's international securities identification number is: US3131483063
What is Federal Agricultural Mortgage's CUSIP number?
Federal Agricultural Mortgage's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 313148306

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