Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp (WMC)

9.89
NYSE : Financial
Prev Close 9.80
Day Low/High 9.77 / 9.90
52 Wk Low/High 8.04 / 14.87
Avg Volume 448.20K
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 41.92M
Market Cap 410.81M
EPS -0.20
P/E Ratio N/A
Div & Yield 1.24 (12.70%)

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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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Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation To Report Fourth Quarter And Year End 2015 Financial Results

Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation To Report Fourth Quarter And Year End 2015 Financial Results

Conference Call and Webcast Scheduled for Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time/8:00 a.m. Pacific Time

First Week of March 18th Options Trading For Western Asset Mortgage Capital (WMC)

First Week of March 18th Options Trading For Western Asset Mortgage Capital (WMC)

Investors in Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp saw new options begin trading this week, for the March 18th expiration. At Stock Options Channel, our YieldBoost formula has looked up and down the WMC options chain for the new March 18th contracts and identified one put and one call contract of particular interest.

Relative Strength Alert For Western Asset Mortgage Capital

Relative Strength Alert For Western Asset Mortgage Capital

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 an excellent rank, in the top 25% of the coverage universe, which suggests it is among the top most "interesting" ideas that merit further research by investors.

Short Interest Declines 18% For WMC

Short Interest Declines 18% For WMC

The most recent short interest data has been released by the NASDAQ for the 12/15/2015 settlement date, which shows a 568,945 share decrease in total short interest for Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp , to 2,608,110, a decrease of 17.91% since 11/30/2015. 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 (WMC) Is Weak On High Volume Today

Western Asset Mortgage Capital (WMC) Is Weak On High Volume Today

Trade-Ideas LLC identified Western Asset Mortgage Capital (WMC) as a weak on high relative volume candidate

3 Stocks Going Ex-Dividend Tomorrow: BGH, WMC, IVR

3 Stocks Going Ex-Dividend Tomorrow: BGH, WMC, IVR

BGH WMC IVR are going ex-dividend tomorrow, Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Commit To Purchase Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp At $10, Earn 14.7% Annualized Using Options

Commit To Purchase Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp At $10, Earn 14.7% Annualized Using Options

Investors considering a purchase of Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp stock, but cautious about paying the going market price of $11.41/share, might benefit from considering selling puts among the alternative strategies at their disposal. One interesting put contract in particular, is the July 2016 put at the $10 strike, which has a bid at the time of this writing of 85 cents.

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 an excellent rank, in the top 25% of the coverage universe, which suggests it is among the top most "interesting" ideas that merit further research by investors.

Insider Trading Alert - WLDN, WMC And FELE Traded By Insiders

Insider Trading Alert - WLDN, WMC And FELE Traded By Insiders

Stocks with insider trader activity include WLDN, WMC and FELE

3 Hold-Rated Dividend Stocks: TAXI, WMC, WSR

3 Hold-Rated Dividend Stocks: TAXI, WMC, WSR

These 3 dividend stocks are rated a Hold by TheStreet

Quant Rating on 4:02 PM EDT 7/22/2016