American Capital Agency Corp. Declares First Quarter Dividend On Its Series A Preferred Stock

American Capital Agency Corp. Declares First Quarter Dividend On Its Series A
                               Preferred Stock

PR Newswire

BETHESDA, Md., March 11, 2013

BETHESDA, Md., March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --American Capital Agency Corp.
(Nasdaq: AGNC) ("AGNC" or the "Company") announced today that its Board of
Directors has declared a cash dividend on its 8.000% Series A Cumulative
Redeemable Preferred Stock (the "Series A Preferred Stock") (Nasdaq: AGNCP) of
$0.50 per share for the first quarter 2013. The dividend is payable on April
15, 2013 to preferred shareholders of record as of April 1, 2013, with an
ex-dividend date of March 28, 2013.

For further information or questions, please contact our Investor Relations
Department at (301) 968-9300 or IR@AGNC.com.

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 www.AGNC.com.

ABOUT 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
www.AmericanCapital.com.

CONTACT:
Investors – (301) 968-9300

SOURCE American Capital Agency Corp.

Website: http://www.AGNC.com
Website: http://www.AmericanCapital.com