The following video is from Wednesday's installment of The Motley Fool's daily Financials show, in which analysts Matt Koppenheffer and David Hanson highlight for investors the most important stock news from the financial sector.

In the video segment below, David tells us why American Capital Agency (NASDAQ:AGNC) popped today despite declaring that it would be reducing its dividend by 16% compared to last quarter. David also explains why he isn't sure this signals a rising tide for the mREIT space.

The relevant video segment can be found between 3:45 and 4:35.

For the full video of today's Financials show, click here.

David Hanson has no position in any stocks mentioned. Matt Koppenheffer has no position in any stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool has no position in any of the stocks mentioned. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.