Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp. Company Profile (NYSE:WMC)

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp. (NYSE:WMC) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating(s), 6 Hold Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.86)
Consensus Price Target: $11.80 (19.31% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp. (NYSE:WMC)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
6/29/2016Bank of America Corp.DowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/27/2016WunderlichUpgradeSell -> Hold$8.00 -> $9.50View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/11/2016Wells Fargo & Co.DowngradeMarket Perform -> UnderperformView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/10/2016Deutsche Bank AGLower Price TargetHold$13.00 -> $12.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
12/3/2015JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingNeutral$14.00 -> $13.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
11/13/2015Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsLower Price TargetMarket Perform$12.50 -> $12.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
8/3/2015Stifel NicolausLower Price TargetMarket Perform$14.50 -> $12.50View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
8/12/2014Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingNeutral$16.41 -> $14.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
(Data available from 7/26/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp. (NYSE:WMC)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallActions
7/29/2016        
5/6/2016Q116$0.39$0.23$33.92 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/1/2016Q415$0.51$0.39$33.92 million$27.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/4/2015Q315$0.62$0.47$33.92 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/31/2015Q215$0.72$0.62$33.92 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/6/2015Q115$0.69$0.69$33.92 million$34.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/27/2015Q414$0.62$0.64$32.53 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/5/2014Q3$0.71$0.49$37.35 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/7/2014Q214$0.56$0.75$34.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/8/2014Q114$0.20$0.56$789.30 million$20.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/26/2014$0.73$0.67ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/7/2014Q413$0.72$0.70$26.83 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/7/2013Q313$0.82$0.83$26.40 million$26.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/6/2013Q213$0.91$0.94$28.08 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/15/2013Q113$0.93$0.93$28.76 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/6/2013Q412$0.87$1.05$27.22 million$30.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/9/2012$0.80$0.89$9.88 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp. (NYSE:WMC)
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Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp. (NYSE:WMC)
Annual Dividend:$1.24
Dividend Yield:12.54%
Payout Ratio:-84.93% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
105.08% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
112.73% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Dividend Growth:28.50% (3 Year Average)

Dividend History for Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp. (NYSE:WMC)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable DateShare
6/23/2016quarterly$0.3113.29%6/30/20167/5/20167/26/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/24/2016quarterly$0.4517.86%3/31/20164/4/20164/26/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
12/17/2015Quarterly$0.5821.4%12/23/201512/28/20151/26/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
9/24/2015quarterly$0.6018.25%10/1/201510/5/201510/27/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
6/18/2015quarterly$0.6416.55%6/25/20156/29/20157/28/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/26/2015quarterly$0.6717.64%4/1/20154/6/20154/28/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
12/18/2014quarterly$0.7018.03%12/24/201412/29/20141/27/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
9/23/2014quarterly$0.7018.43%10/1/201410/3/201410/28/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
6/19/2014quarterly$0.6717.9%6/26/20146/30/20147/29/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/20/2014quarterly$0.6715.91%3/27/20143/31/20144/29/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
12/19/2013quarterly$2.3555.36%12/26/201312/30/20131/28/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
9/19/2013quarterly$0.9020.95%9/26/20139/30/201310/29/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
6/20/2013quarterly$0.906/27/20137/1/20137/29/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/2/2013quarterly$0.9516.4%4/10/20134/12/20134/30/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
12/20/2012special$0.2212/27/201212/31/20121/29/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
12/19/2012quarterly$0.9012/27/201212/31/20121/29/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp. (NYSE:WMC)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionActions
12/23/2015Elliott NeumayerCOOBuy1,050$10.85$11,392.50View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/2/2015Elliott NeumayerCOOBuy1,000$11.25$11,250.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/12/2015Gavin L JamesCEOBuy1,500$14.83$22,245.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/5/2014Steven M SherwynCFOBuy1,000$15.20$15,200.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
9/11/2014Gavin L JamesCEOBuy6,570$15.20$99,864.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/15/2014Gavin L JamesCEOBuy16,060$14.69$235,921.40View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/6/2014Anup AgarwalCIOBuy11,000$14.43$158,730.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/22/2014Travis CarrCOOBuy2,000$13.90$27,800.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
4/15/2014Gavin JamesCEOBuy2,650$14.26$37,789.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
4/9/2014Gavin JamesCEOBuy7,000$14.54$101,780.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
10/4/2013Gavin JamesCEOBuy1,000$15.81$15,810.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/16/2013Gavin L JamesCEOBuy2,100$19.97$41,937.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/16/2013Stephen P FultonCIOBuy5,000$20.35$101,750.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/5/2012Gavin L JamesCEOBuy5,250$20.74$108,885.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/23/2012James W Hirschmann IIIDirectorBuy2,500$19.87$49,675.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/21/2012James W Hirschmann IIIDirectorBuy5,000$19.51$97,550.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/13/2012Travis CarrCOOBuy1,000$19.35$19,350.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
9/18/2012James W Hirschmann IIIDirectorBuy1,500$21.82$32,730.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
9/17/2012James W Hirschmann IIIDirectorBuy1,000$21.84$21,840.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
9/14/2012James W Hirschmann IIIDirectorBuy7,500$21.90$164,250.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp. (NYSE:WMC)
DateHeadline
07/22/16 10:11 AMWestern Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (NYSE:WMC): Sell-Side Ratings and Company Earnings Glance - Engelwood Daily
07/21/16 10:07 AMEquity Roundup: Stock Performance Focus on Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (NYSE:WMC) - Press Telegraph
07/18/16 05:26 AMWestern Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (NYSE:WMC) Broker Price Targets For The Coming Week - Fiscal Standard
07/15/16 06:18 PMBroker Outlook For Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (NYSE:WMC) - Fiscal Standard
07/14/16 07:32 PMTrading Performance and Target Watch for Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (NYSE:WMC) - Press Telegraph
07/14/16 07:32 PMOption Market: Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation Risk Hits A Depressed Level - CML News
07/13/16 10:06 AMWestern Asset Mortgage Capital (NYSE:WMC) price target upped to $10 as issued in a report today by Wunderlich
07/12/16 07:31 PMWestern Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation Realized Volatility Hits Extremely Low Level - CML News
07/12/16 07:54 AMWestern Asset Mortgage Capital Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : WMC-US : July 12, 2016 -
07/11/16 07:06 PMWestern Asset Mortgage Capital (NYSE:WMC) price target upped to $10 as issued in a report today by Wunderlich - Breaking Finance News
07/11/16 05:28 AMWall Street Ratings and Target Price Views on Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (NYSE:WMC) - Telanagana Press
07/08/16 07:11 PMWith Shares Trading unchanged at $9.33 Western Asset Mortgage Capital…
07/08/16 10:05 AMCan Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (NYSE:WMC) Improve on the Earnings Front? - Engelwood Daily
07/08/16 10:05 AMWestern Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (NYSE:WMC) Current Analyst Ratings - Fiscal Standard
07/07/16 07:21 PMCompany Stock Focus for Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (NYSE:WMC): Which Way Will Shares Head? - Press Telegraph
07/07/16 07:21 PMWestern Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation To Report Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results - Yahoo Finance
07/07/16 09:58 AMPerformance Recap and Target Perspective on Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (NYSE:WMC) - Press Telegraph
07/07/16 09:58 AMWestern Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation To Report Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results - PR Newswire (press release)
07/07/16 06:11 AMWestern Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation To Report Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results - [at noodls] - PASADENA, Calif., July 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (the 'Company') (NYSE: WMC) today announced that it will release financial results for the second quarter ended ...
07/06/16 05:28 AMStock Rating Watch and Earnings Insight for Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (NYSE:WMC) - Press Telegraph
07/05/16 05:13 AMBroker Outlook For The Week Ahead Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (NYSE:WMC) - Fiscal Standard
06/30/16 07:29 PMEquity Research and Technical Review on Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (NYSE:WMC) - Press Telegraph
06/30/16 09:57 AMBank of America Downgrades Rating On Western Asset Mortgage Capital (WMC)
06/29/16 07:11 PMWestern Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (NYSE:WMC) Company Rating and Target Watch - Telanagana Press
06/29/16 07:11 PMWestern Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation Stock Momentum at Critical Inflection Point - CML News
06/29/16 02:18 AMWM Capital SpA :WMC-IT: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended December 31, 2015 : June 29, 2016 -
06/29/16 01:28 AMWM Capital SpA :WMC-IT: Earnings Analysis: 2015 By the Numbers : June 29, 2016 -
06/28/16 07:14 PMShare Update and Earnings Review for Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (NYSE:WMC) - Press Telegraph
06/27/16 07:30 AMWestern Asset Mortgage Capital Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : WMC-US : June 27, 2016 -
06/27/16 04:58 AMNext Weeks Broker Price Targets For Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (NYSE:WMC) - Fiscal Standard
06/25/16 10:54 AMWhat analysts have to say about Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp (NYSE:WMC)?
06/24/16 07:16 PMWestern Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (NYSE:WMC) Earnings Glance and Target Price Review - Engelwood Daily
06/24/16 07:16 PMWestern Asset Mortgage: Simply Disgusting - Seeking Alpha
06/23/16 03:39 PMWestern Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation Declares Second Quarter Dividend Of $0.31 Per Share - [at noodls] - PASADENA, Calif., June 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (the 'Company') (NYSE: WMC) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a cash dividend of $0.31 ...
06/21/16 05:16 AMChecking In On Western Asset Mortgage Capital - Seeking Alpha
06/20/16 06:46 PMWestern Asset Mortgage Capital : Company Shares of Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation Rally 1.74%
06/20/16 08:38 AMChecking In On Western Asset Mortgage Capital
06/16/16 08:12 AMRecently Issued Stock Ratings For Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (NYSE:WMC) - Fiscal Standard
06/03/16 03:25 PMWESTERN ASSET MORTGAGE CAPITAL CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders -
06/03/16 10:24 AMShare Rating Focus on Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (NYSE:WMC) - HNN
06/02/16 10:38 AMTarget Price and Stock Performance Rundown for Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (NYSE:WMC) - HNN - Target Price and Stock Performance Rundown for Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (NYSE:WMC)HNNDuring the latest trading session, Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (NYSE:WMC) shares traded +0.86%. Monitoring the stock price relative to moving averages may offer enhanced perspective on stock performance. After a recent check, shares ...and more »
06/01/16 10:21 AMStock Review and Earnings Check on Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (NYSE:WMC) - HNN - Stock Review and Earnings Check on Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (NYSE:WMC)HNNInvestors and analysts are typically super focused on company earnings numbers when they are reported. Company earnings are a good way to evaluate the company profitability. Currently, sell-side analysts are expecting Western Asset Mortgage Capital ...and more »
05/31/16 08:02 AMNext Weeks Broker Price Targets For Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (NYSE:WMC) - Share Trading News - iStreetWireNext Weeks Broker Price Targets For Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (NYSE:WMC)Share Trading News03/10/2016 – Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation had its “hold” rating reiterated by analysts at Deutsche Bank. They now have a USD 12 price target on the stock. 12/03/2015 – Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation had its “neutral” rating ...Two Harbors Investment Corporation (NYSE:TWO) Sellers Increased By 2.73% Their ShortsFranklin Independentall 15 news articles »
05/29/16 07:58 PMWunderlich Downgrades Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp (WMC) to Sell - Let Me Know About This - Wunderlich Downgrades Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp (WMC) to SellLet Me Know About ThisWestern Asset Mortgage Capital Corp logo Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp (NYSE:WMC) was downgraded by stock analysts at Wunderlich from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Tuesday.Analyst Review: Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (NYSE:WMC)Risers & Fallersall 6 news articles »
05/29/16 01:31 PMBillion-Dollar Outflow Seen as Blip by India Bulls Chasing Yield -
05/26/16 02:59 PMStock Rating Review for Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (NYSE:WMC) - Wall Street Hints and News - Stock Rating Review for Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (NYSE:WMC)Wall Street Hints and NewsInvestors may choose to follow the views of professional Wall Street analysts that regularly track the company. Covering equity analysts presently have a consensus stock rating of 3.4 on shares of Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (NYSE:WMC).and more »
05/26/16 02:59 PMWere Analysts Bearish Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp (NYSE:WMC) This Week? - Wall Street Hints and News - Were Analysts Bearish Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp (NYSE:WMC) This Week?Wall Street Hints and NewsOut of 5 analysts covering Western Asset Mortgage Capital (NYSE:WMC), 1 rate it a “Buy”, 2 “Sell”, while 3 “Hold”. This means 17% are positive. Western Asset Mortgage Capital has been the topic of 7 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to ...Earnings Preview: Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (NYSE:WMC) moved down 8 times out of last 14 quartersZergwatchWestern Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (NYSE:WMC) Updated Price TargetsFTSE Newsall 18 news articles »
05/25/16 02:49 PMEarnings Review and Stock Rundown for Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (NYSE:WMC) - Wall Street Hints and News - Earnings Review and Stock Rundown for Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (NYSE:WMC)Wall Street Hints and NewsInvestors and analysts will be paying close attention when the company posts earnings results. Earnings numbers can provide insight into a company's overall profitability. Covering equity analysts are expecting Western Asset Mortgage Capital ...and more »
05/25/16 02:49 PMTarget Check and Stock Performance Recap Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (NYSE:WMC) - Wall Street Hints and News - Target Check and Stock Performance Recap Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (NYSE:WMC)Wall Street Hints and NewsIn recent session activity, Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (NYSE:WMC) shares have traded +1.3479%. Monitoring the stock price relative to moving averages may provide enhanced perspective on share performance. After a recent check, the ...and more »
05/25/16 02:49 PMWestern Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (NYSE:WMC) Updated Price Targets - FTSE News - Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (NYSE:WMC) Updated Price TargetsFTSE News03/10/2016 – Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation had its “hold” rating reiterated by analysts at Deutsche Bank. They now have a USD 12 price target on the stock. 12/03/2015 – Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation had its “neutral” rating ...and more »

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About Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp.

Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp. logoWestern Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation is a real estate investment trust focused on investing in, financing and managing a portfolio of real estate related securities, whole-loans and other financial assets. The Company's portfolio consists of Agency residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) (including To-Be-Announced securities (TBAs)), Non-Agency RMBS, Agency and Non-Agency commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS), and Whole-Loans. In addition, the Company also invests in other securities, including certain Agency obligations that are not technically mortgage-backed securities (MBS), as well as in certain Non-United States CMBS and asset-backed securities (ABS) investments secured by a portfolio private student loans. The Company is externally managed and advised by Western Asset Management Company.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Mortgage Investment
  • Sub-Industry: Mortgage REITs
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: WMC
  • CUSIP: 95790D10
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $9.89
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $9.61
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $9.74
  • P/E Ratio: N/A
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
  • Market Cap: $414.58M
  • Beta: 0.72
  • Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.18 EPS
  • Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.1 EPS
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Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp. (NYSE:WMC) Chart for Tuesday, July, 26, 2016