Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp. (WMC)

9.92
NYSE : Finance
Prev Close 10.03
Day Low/High 9.91 / 10.07
52 Wk Low/High 8.26 / 11.38
Avg Volume 339.50K
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 48.22M
Market Cap 483.69M
EPS 0.60
P/E Ratio 14.97
Div & Yield 1.24 (12.40%)

Latest News

Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation Announces Pricing Of Public Offering Of 5,000,000 Shares Of Common Stock

Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation Announces Pricing Of Public Offering Of 5,000,000 Shares Of Common Stock

PASADENA, Calif., May 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (NYSE: WMC) (the "Company") today announced the pricing of its previously announced public offering of 5,000,000 shares of common stock for total estimated gross...

Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation Announces Public Offering Of 5,000,000 Shares Of Common Stock

Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation Announces Public Offering Of 5,000,000 Shares Of Common Stock

PASADENA, Calif., May 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (NYSE: WMC) (the "Company") today announced that it has commenced a public offering of 5,000,000 shares of the Company's common stock.

Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation Announces First Quarter 2019 Results

Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation Announces First Quarter 2019 Results

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

Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation Appoints Harris Trifon As Chief Investment Officer And Sean Johnson As Deputy Chief Investment Officer

Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation Appoints Harris Trifon As Chief Investment Officer And Sean Johnson As Deputy Chief Investment Officer

PASADENA, Calif., May 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (NYSE: WMC) (the "Company" or "WMC") today announced that The Board of Directors of the Company (the "Board") has appointed Harris Trifon as the new Chief Investment...

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

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

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

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.

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

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

PASADENA, Calif., March 21, 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 Corporation Announces Fourth Quarter And Full Year 2018 Results

Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation Announces Fourth Quarter And Full Year 2018 Results

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

Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation To Report Fourth Quarter And Year End 2018 Financial Results

Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation To Report Fourth Quarter And Year End 2018 Financial Results

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

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.

Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation Announces Chief Investment Officer Transition

Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation Announces Chief Investment Officer Transition

Dennis McNamara and Sean Johnson Appointed Interim Co-Chief Investment Officers Upon Anup Agarwal's Departure on January 4, 2019

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.

WMC Selling Below CEO's Recent Buy Price

There's an old saying on Wall Street about insider buying: there are many possible reasons to sell a stock, but only one reason to buy. Back on December 27, Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp's CEO, Jennifer Murphy, invested $102,200.00 into 10,000 shares of WMC, for a cost per share of $10.22.

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

In trading on Friday, shares of Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp crossed above their 200 day moving average of $10.02, changing hands as high as $10.07 per share. Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp shares are currently trading up about 0.3% on the day.

This Stock Has A 12.64% Yield, Sells For Less Than Book, and Insiders Have Been Buying

This Stock Has A 12.64% Yield, Sells For Less Than Book, and Insiders Have Been Buying

In this series, we look through the most recent Dividend Channel ''DividendRank'' report, and then we cherry pick only those companies that have experienced insider buying within the past six months. The officers and directors of a company tend to have a unique insider's view of the business, and presumably the only reason an insider would choose to take their hard-earned cash and use it to buy stock 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.

WMC Ex-Dividend Reminder - 3/29/18

WMC Ex-Dividend Reminder - 3/29/18

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 3/29/18, Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.31, payable on 4/26/18. As a percentage of WMC's recent stock price of $9.75, this dividend works out to approximately 3.18%, so look for shares of Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp to trade 3.18% lower — all else being equal — when WMC shares open for trading on 3/29/18.

Western Asset Mortgage Capital (WMC) Passes Through 14% Yield Mark

Western Asset Mortgage Capital (WMC) Passes Through 14% Yield Mark

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, in trading on Monday, shares of Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp were yielding above the 14% mark based on its quarterly dividend (annualized to $1.24), with the stock changing hands as low as $8.81 on the day. Dividends are particularly important for investors to consider, because historically speaking dividends have provided a considerable share of the stock market's total return.

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.

TheStreet Quant Rating: C- (Hold)