Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp. (WMC)

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NYSE : Finance
Prev Close 10.13
Open 10.15
Day Low/High 10.09 / 10.17
52 Wk Low/High 8.26 / 10.66
Volume 352.23K
Avg Volume 339.20K
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 53.22M
Market Cap 542.36M
EPS 0.60
P/E Ratio 14.28
Div & Yield 1.24 (12.17%)

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WMC: Insiders Vs. Shorts

WMC: Insiders Vs. Shorts

The most recent short interest data was recently released for the 04/15/2019 settlement date, and Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp is one of the most shorted stocks of the Russell 3000, based on 6.73 "days to cover" versus the median component at 5.30. There are a number of ways to look at short data, but one metric that we find particularly useful is the "days to cover" because it considers both the total shares short and the average daily volume of shares typically traded.

Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation To Report Third Quarter 2019 Financial Results

Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation To Report Third Quarter 2019 Financial Results

Conference Call and Webcast Scheduled for Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time/8:00 a.m. Pacific Time

WMC Crosses Below Key Moving Average Level

WMC Crosses Below Key Moving Average Level

In trading on Friday, shares of Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp crossed below their 200 day moving average of $9.90, changing hands as low as $9.67 per share. Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp shares are currently trading off about 0.5% on the day.

WMC Ex-Dividend Reminder - 9/27/19

WMC Ex-Dividend Reminder - 9/27/19

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 9/27/19, Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.31, payable on 10/25/19. As a percentage of WMC's recent stock price of $10.03, this dividend works out to approximately 3.09%, so look for shares of Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp to trade 3.09% lower — all else being equal — when WMC shares open for trading on 9/27/19.

This ETF Holds Companies With Heavy Insider Buying - MORT

This ETF Holds Companies With Heavy Insider Buying - MORT

A look at the weighted underlying holdings of the Mortgage REIT Income ETF (MORT) shows an impressive 26.8% of holdings on a weighted basis have experienced insider buying within the past six months. START SLIDESHOW:10 ETFs With Stocks That Insiders Are Buying » Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp , which makes up 1.28% of the Mortgage REIT Income ETF (MORT), has seen 3 directors and officers purchase shares in the past six months, according to the recent Form 4 data.

Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation Announces Second Quarter 2019 Results

Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation Announces Second Quarter 2019 Results

Conference Call and Webcast Scheduled for Tomorrow, Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time/8:00 a.m. Pacific Time

Notable Two Hundred Day Moving Average Cross - WMC

Notable Two Hundred Day Moving Average Cross - WMC

In trading on Monday, shares of Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp crossed below their 200 day moving average of $9.95, changing hands as low as $9.90 per share. Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp shares are currently trading down about 2.1% on the day.

WMC: Insiders Vs. Shorts

WMC: Insiders Vs. Shorts

The most recent short interest data was recently released for the 04/15/2019 settlement date, and Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp is one of the most shorted stocks of the Russell 3000, based on 6.73 "days to cover" versus the median component at 5.30. There are a number of ways to look at short data, but one metric that we find particularly useful is the "days to cover" because it considers both the total shares short and the average daily volume of shares typically traded.

Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation To Report Second Quarter 2019 Financial Results

Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation To Report Second Quarter 2019 Financial Results

Conference Call and Webcast Scheduled for Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time/8:00 a.m. Pacific Time

This ETF Holds Companies With Heavy Insider Buying - MORT

This ETF Holds Companies With Heavy Insider Buying - MORT

A look at the weighted underlying holdings of the Mortgage REIT Income ETF (MORT) shows an impressive 30.7% of holdings on a weighted basis have experienced insider buying within the past six months. START SLIDESHOW:10 ETFs With Stocks That Insiders Are Buying » Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp , which makes up 1.33% of the Mortgage REIT Income ETF (MORT), has seen 3 directors and officers purchase shares in the past six months, according to the recent Form 4 data.

Reminder - Western Asset Mortgage Capital (WMC) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Reminder - Western Asset Mortgage Capital (WMC) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 6/28/19, Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.31, payable on 7/26/19. As a percentage of WMC's recent stock price of $10.03, this dividend works out to approximately 3.09%, so look for shares of Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp to trade 3.09% lower — all else being equal — when WMC shares open for trading on 6/28/19.

Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation Declares Second Quarter Dividend Of $0.31 Per Share

Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation Declares Second Quarter Dividend Of $0.31 Per Share

PASADENA, Calif., June 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (the "Company") (NYSE: WMC) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a cash dividend of $0.

Western Asset Mortgage Capital Becomes Oversold

Western Asset Mortgage Capital Becomes Oversold

The DividendRank formula at Dividend Channel ranks a coverage universe of thousands of dividend stocks, according to a proprietary formula designed to identify those stocks that combine two important characteristics — strong fundamentals and a valuation that looks inexpensive. Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp presently has a stellar rank, in the top 10% of the coverage universe, which suggests it is among the top most "interesting" ideas that merit further research by investors.

Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation To Present At The KBW 2019 Real Estate Finance & Asset Management Conference

Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation To Present At The KBW 2019 Real Estate Finance & Asset Management Conference

PASADENA, Calif., May 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (the "Company" or "WMC") (NYSE: WMC) today announced that it will attend the 2019 KBW Real Estate Finance & Asset Management Conference, which will take place at the...

Interesting WMC Put Options For January 2020

Interesting WMC Put Options For January 2020

Investors in Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp saw new options begin trading this week, for the January 2020 expiration. One of the key inputs that goes into the price an option buyer is willing to pay, is the time value, so with 238 days until expiration the newly trading contracts represent a possible opportunity for sellers of puts or calls to achieve a higher premium than would be available for the contracts with a closer expiration.

Western Asset Mortgage Capital Breaks Below 200-Day Moving Average - Notable For WMC

Western Asset Mortgage Capital Breaks Below 200-Day Moving Average - Notable For WMC

In trading on Wednesday, shares of Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp crossed below their 200 day moving average of $10.15, changing hands as low as $9.93 per share. Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp shares are currently trading down about 4.5% on the day.

WMC Makes Notable Cross Below Critical Moving Average

WMC Makes Notable Cross Below Critical Moving Average

In trading on Friday, shares of Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp crossed below their 200 day moving average of $10.20, changing hands as low as $10.13 per share. Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp shares are currently trading off about 0.2% on the day.

Ex-Div Reminder For Western Asset Mortgage Capital (WMC)

Ex-Div Reminder For Western Asset Mortgage Capital (WMC)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 3/29/19, Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.31, payable on 4/26/19. As a percentage of WMC's recent stock price of $10.55, this dividend works out to approximately 2.94%, so look for shares of Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp to trade 2.94% lower — all else being equal — when WMC shares open for trading on 3/29/19.

Cash Dividend On The Way From Western Asset Mortgage Capital (WMC)

Cash Dividend On The Way From Western Asset Mortgage Capital (WMC)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 12/28/18, Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.31, payable on 1/25/19. As a percentage of WMC's recent stock price of $8.60, this dividend works out to approximately 3.60%, so look for shares of Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp to trade 3.60% lower — all else being equal — when WMC shares open for trading on 12/28/18.

Western Asset Mortgage Capital Enters Oversold Territory

Western Asset Mortgage Capital Enters Oversold Territory

The DividendRank formula at Dividend Channel ranks a coverage universe of thousands of dividend stocks, according to a proprietary formula designed to identify those stocks that combine two important characteristics — strong fundamentals and a valuation that looks inexpensive. Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp presently has a stellar rank, in the top 10% of the coverage universe, which suggests it is among the top most "interesting" ideas that merit further research by investors.

Bullish Two Hundred Day Moving Average Cross - WMC

Bullish Two Hundred Day Moving Average Cross - WMC

In trading on Monday, shares of Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp crossed above their 200 day moving average of $10.20, changing hands as high as $10.26 per share. Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp shares are currently trading up about 0.4% on the day.

Western Asset Mortgage Capital Enters Oversold Territory

Western Asset Mortgage Capital Enters Oversold Territory

The DividendRank formula at Dividend Channel ranks a coverage universe of thousands of dividend stocks, according to a proprietary formula designed to identify those stocks that combine two important characteristics — strong fundamentals and a valuation that looks inexpensive. Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp presently has a stellar rank, in the top 10% of the coverage universe, which suggests it is among the top most "interesting" ideas that merit further research by investors.

Western Asset Mortgage Capital (WMC) Shares Cross Below 200 DMA

Western Asset Mortgage Capital (WMC) Shares Cross Below 200 DMA

In trading on Wednesday, shares of Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp crossed below their 200 day moving average of $10.21, changing hands as low as $10.13 per share. Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp shares are currently trading down about 0.4% on the day.

Cash Dividend On The Way From Western Asset Mortgage Capital (WMC)

Cash Dividend On The Way From Western Asset Mortgage Capital (WMC)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 9/26/18, Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.31, payable on 10/26/18. As a percentage of WMC's recent stock price of $10.65, this dividend works out to approximately 2.91%, so look for shares of Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp to trade 2.91% lower — all else being equal — when WMC shares open for trading on 9/26/18.

Insiders Seeing Green With WMC At New 52-Week High

Insiders Seeing Green With WMC At New 52-Week High

In trading on Monday, shares of Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp touched a new 52-week high of $11.00/share. That's a 28.81% rise, or $2.46 per share from the 52-week low of $8.54 set back on 02/06/2018.

Top Buys By Top Brass: CEO Murphy's $100.4K Bet On WMC

Top Buys By Top Brass: CEO Murphy's $100.4K Bet On WMC

A company's own top management tend to have the best inside view into the business, so when company officers make major buys, investors are wise to take notice. Presumably the only reason an insider would take their hard-earned cash and use it to buy stock of their company in the open market, is that they expect to make money — maybe they find the stock very undervalued, or maybe they see exciting progress within the company, or maybe both.

Reminder - Western Asset Mortgage Capital (WMC) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Reminder - Western Asset Mortgage Capital (WMC) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 6/29/18, Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.31, payable on 7/26/18. As a percentage of WMC's recent stock price of $10.70, this dividend works out to approximately 2.90%, so look for shares of Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp to trade 2.90% lower — all else being equal — when WMC shares open for trading on 6/29/18.

TheStreet Quant Rating: C (Hold)