Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp (WMC)

11.15
0.09 0.81
NYSE : Financial
Prev Close 11.06
Open 11.04
Day Low/High 11.00 / 11.18
52 Wk Low/High 8.04 / 12.20
Volume 307.03K
Avg Volume 263.80K
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 41.92M
Market Cap 463.63M
EPS -0.20
P/E Ratio N/A
Div & Yield 1.24 (11.20%)

Latest News

Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation To Report Third Quarter 2016 Financial Results

Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation To Report Third Quarter 2016 Financial Results

Conference Call and Webcast Scheduled for Thursday, November 3, 2016 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 Tuesday, shares of Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp crossed below their 200 day moving average of $10.03, changing hands as low as $10.00 per share. Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp shares are currently trading down about 1.3% on the day.

Western Asset Mortgage Capital Passes Through 12% Yield Mark

Western Asset Mortgage Capital Passes Through 12% 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 12% mark based on its quarterly dividend (annualized to $1.24), with the stock changing hands as low as $10.17 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.

WMC Ex-Dividend Reminder - 9/30/16

WMC Ex-Dividend Reminder - 9/30/16

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 9/30/16, Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.31, payable on 10/25/16. As a percentage of WMC's recent stock price of $10.72, this dividend works out to approximately 2.89%, so look for shares of Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp to trade 2.89% lower — all else being equal — when WMC shares open for trading on 9/30/16.

WMC Crosses Above Average Analyst Target

WMC Crosses Above Average Analyst Target

In recent trading, shares of Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp have crossed above the average analyst 12-month target price of $10.67, changing hands for $10.74/share. When a stock reaches the target an analyst has set, the analyst logically has two ways to react: downgrade on valuation, or, re-adjust their target price to a higher level.

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Western Asset Mortgage Capital Reaches Analyst Target Price

Western Asset Mortgage Capital Reaches Analyst Target Price

In recent trading, shares of Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp have crossed above the average analyst 12-month target price of $10.06, changing hands for $10.19/share. When a stock reaches the target an analyst has set, the analyst logically has two ways to react: downgrade on valuation, or, re-adjust their target price to a higher level.

3 Sell-Rated Dividend Stocks: WMC, ASC, STON

3 Sell-Rated Dividend Stocks: WMC, ASC, STON

These 3 dividend stocks are rated a Sell by TheStreet

What To Sell: 3 Sell-Rated Dividend Stocks WMC, NAUH, SPP

What To Sell: 3 Sell-Rated Dividend Stocks WMC, NAUH, SPP

These 3 dividend stocks are rated a Sell by TheStreet

Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation To Report Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results

Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation To Report Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results

Conference Call and Webcast Scheduled for Thursday, August 4, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time/8:00 a.m. Pacific Time

WMC Breaks Above 13% Yield Territory

WMC Breaks Above 13% Yield Territory

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, in trading on Wednesday, shares of Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp were yielding above the 13% mark based on its quarterly dividend (annualized to $1.24), with the stock changing hands as low as $9.52 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 Corp About To Put More Money In Your Pocket

Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp About To Put More Money In Your Pocket

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 6/30/16, Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.31, payable on 7/26/16. As a percentage of WMC's recent stock price of $9.52, this dividend works out to approximately 3.26%, so look for shares of Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp to trade 3.26% lower — all else being equal — when WMC shares open for trading on 6/30/16.

What To Sell: 3 Sell-Rated Dividend Stocks WMC, STON, IRT

What To Sell: 3 Sell-Rated Dividend Stocks WMC, STON, IRT

These 3 dividend stocks are rated a Sell by TheStreet

3 Sell-Rated Dividend Stocks: WMC, NAUH, RIGP

3 Sell-Rated Dividend Stocks: WMC, NAUH, RIGP

These 3 dividend stocks are rated a Sell by TheStreet

Short Interest Moves 10.5% Lower For WMC

Short Interest Moves 10.5% Lower For WMC

The most recent short interest data has been released for the 05/13/2016 settlement date, which shows a 316,876 share decrease in total short interest for Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp , to 2,691,096, a decrease of 10.53% since 04/29/2016. Total short interest is just one way to look at short data; another metric that we here at Dividend Channel find particularly useful is the "days to cover" metric because it considers both the total shares short and the average daily volume of shares traded.

Western Asset Mortgage Capital is Now Oversold (WMC)

Western Asset Mortgage Capital is Now Oversold (WMC)

Legendary investor Warren Buffett advises to be fearful when others are greedy, and be greedy when others are fearful. One way we can try to measure the level of fear in a given stock is through a technical analysis indicator called the Relative Strength Index, or RSI, which measures momentum on a scale of zero to 100.

What To Sell: 3 Sell-Rated Dividend Stocks WMC, NAP, SRLP

What To Sell: 3 Sell-Rated Dividend Stocks WMC, NAP, SRLP

These 3 dividend stocks are rated a Sell by TheStreet

3 Sell-Rated Dividend Stocks: WMC, ENBL, JCS

3 Sell-Rated Dividend Stocks: WMC, ENBL, JCS

These 3 dividend stocks are rated a Sell by TheStreet

Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation To Report First Quarter 2016 Financial Results

Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation To Report First Quarter 2016 Financial Results

Conference Call and Webcast Scheduled for Friday, May 6, 2016 at 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time/9:00 a.m. Pacific Time

Insider Trading Alert - ALLE, WMC And EPAY Traded By Insiders

Insider Trading Alert - ALLE, WMC And EPAY Traded By Insiders

Stocks with insider trader activity include ALLE, WMC and EPAY

What To Sell: 3 Sell-Rated Dividend Stocks WMC, FSFR, WMLP

What To Sell: 3 Sell-Rated Dividend Stocks WMC, FSFR, WMLP

These 3 dividend stocks are rated a Sell by TheStreet

Interesting WMC Put Options For May 20th

Interesting WMC Put Options For May 20th

Investors in Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp saw new options begin trading this week, for the May 20th expiration. At Stock Options Channel, our YieldBoost formula has looked up and down the WMC options chain for the new May 20th contracts and identified the following put contract of particular interest.

This Stock Has A 17.86% Yield And Sells For Less Than Book

This Stock Has A 17.86% Yield And Sells For Less Than Book

Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp has been named as a Top 10 Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT), according to Dividend Channel, which published its most recent ''DividendRank'' report. The report noted that among REITs, WMC shares displayed both attractive valuation metrics and strong profitability metrics.

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