Reviewing Orchid Island Capital Inc. (ORC)’s and AGNC Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNCN)’s results

We will be contrasting the differences between Orchid Island Capital Inc. (NYSE:ORC) and AGNC Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNCN) as far as dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership, risk, earnings and valuation are concerned. The two businesses are rivals in the REIT – Residential industry.

Valuation & Earnings

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Orchid Island Capital Inc. 6 0.00 62.85M -0.33 0.00
AGNC Investment Corp. 26 0.00 538.14M -1.59 0.00

Table 1 shows the gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation for Orchid Island Capital Inc. and AGNC Investment Corp.


Table 2 has Orchid Island Capital Inc. and AGNC Investment Corp.’s return on assets, net margins and return on equity.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Orchid Island Capital Inc. 1,104,569,420.04% -12% -1.2%
AGNC Investment Corp. 2,074,556,669.24% 0% 0%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

The shares of both Orchid Island Capital Inc. and AGNC Investment Corp. are owned by institutional investors at 29.9% and 26.12% respectively. 0.3% are Orchid Island Capital Inc.’s share held by insiders.


Here are the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
Orchid Island Capital Inc. -8.7% -2.67% -5.64% -11.44% -23.49% -3.13%
AGNC Investment Corp. -1.22% -0.69% -0.39% 0.86% -0.54% 2.14%

For the past year Orchid Island Capital Inc. has -3.13% weaker performance while AGNC Investment Corp. has 2.14% stronger performance.


On 7 of the 8 factors AGNC Investment Corp. beats Orchid Island Capital Inc.

Orchid Island Capital, Inc., a specialty finance company, invests in residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) in the United States. The companyÂ’s RMBS are backed primarily by single-family residential mortgage loans, referred as Agency RMBS. Its portfolio includes traditional pass-through Agency RMBS; and structured Agency RMBS, including collateralized mortgage obligations, interest only securities, inverse interest only securities, and principal only securities. The company qualifies as a real estate investment trust for federal income tax purposes. It generally would not be subject to federal corporate income taxes if it distributes at least 90% of its taxable income to its stockholders. The company was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in Vero Beach, Florida.