NYSE:WMC - Western Asset Mortgage Capital Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$9.37 +0.08 (+0.86 %)
(As of 01/22/2019 07:09 AM ET)
Previous Close$9.29
Today's Range$9.29 - $9.43
52-Week Range$8.26 - $11.38
Volume320,929 shs
Average Volume375,494 shs
Market Capitalization$450.85 million
P/E Ratio8.15
Dividend Yield13.23%
Beta0.64
Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation operates as a real estate investment trust in the United States. It focuses on investing in, financing, and managing a portfolio of agency and non-agency residential mortgage-backed securities and commercial mortgage-backed securities, residential whole-loans, residential bridge loans, and other financial assets. The company qualifies as a real estate investment trust for federal income tax purposes. It generally would not be subject to federal corporate income taxes if it distributes at least 90% of its taxable income to its stockholders. The company was founded in 2009 and is based in Pasadena, California.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Real estate investment trusts
Sub-IndustryMortgage REITs
SectorFinance
CUSIP95790D10
Phone626-844-9400

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$154.74 million
Cash Flow$1.1330 per share
Book Value$11.12 per share

Profitability

Net Income$85.09 million

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Market Cap$450.85 million
OptionableOptionable

Western Asset Mortgage Capital (NYSE:WMC) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Western Asset Mortgage Capital's stock symbol?

Western Asset Mortgage Capital trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "WMC."

How often does Western Asset Mortgage Capital pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Western Asset Mortgage Capital?

Western Asset Mortgage Capital declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, December 20th. Investors of record on Monday, December 31st will be given a dividend of $0.31 per share on Friday, January 25th. This represents a $1.24 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 13.23%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, December 28th. View Western Asset Mortgage Capital's Dividend History.

How will Western Asset Mortgage Capital's stock buyback program work?

Western Asset Mortgage Capital announced that its board has authorized a stock repurchase plan on Friday, December 22nd 2017, which allows the company to repurchase 2,100,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are generally a sign that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Western Asset Mortgage Capital's earnings last quarter?

Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp (NYSE:WMC) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November, 7th. The financial services provider reported $0.33 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.32 by $0.01. The financial services provider had revenue of $15.94 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $19.20 million. Western Asset Mortgage Capital had a return on equity of 11.50% and a net margin of 31.62%. Western Asset Mortgage Capital's revenue was down 14.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.32 earnings per share. View Western Asset Mortgage Capital's Earnings History.

When is Western Asset Mortgage Capital's next earnings date?

Western Asset Mortgage Capital is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, March 4th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Western Asset Mortgage Capital.

Has Western Asset Mortgage Capital been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about WMC stock has been trending very positive this week, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Western Asset Mortgage Capital earned a news impact score of 3.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the financial services provider a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days.

Who are some of Western Asset Mortgage Capital's key competitors?

Who are Western Asset Mortgage Capital's key executives?

Western Asset Mortgage Capital's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. James William Hirschmann III, Chairman (Age 58)
  • Ms. Jennifer Williams Murphy CFA, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 54)
  • Ms. Lisa Meyer, CFO & Treasurer (Age 55)
  • Mr. Elliott Neumayer, Chief Operating Officer (Age 38)
  • Mr. Anupam Agarwal, Chief Investment Officer (Age 51)

Who are Western Asset Mortgage Capital's major shareholders?

Western Asset Mortgage Capital's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Fox Run Management L.L.C. (0.02%). Company insiders that own Western Asset Mortgage Capital stock include Jennifer Murphy and Lisa Meyer. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Western Asset Mortgage Capital.

Which institutional investors are buying Western Asset Mortgage Capital stock?

WMC stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fox Run Management L.L.C.. Company insiders that have bought Western Asset Mortgage Capital stock in the last two years include Jennifer Murphy and Lisa Meyer. View Insider Buying and Selling for Western Asset Mortgage Capital.

How do I buy shares of Western Asset Mortgage Capital?

Shares of WMC can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Western Asset Mortgage Capital's stock price today?

One share of WMC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $9.37.

How big of a company is Western Asset Mortgage Capital?

Western Asset Mortgage Capital has a market capitalization of $450.85 million and generates $154.74 million in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $85.09 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.15 on an earnings per share basis.

What is Western Asset Mortgage Capital's official website?

The official website for Western Asset Mortgage Capital is http://www.westernassetmcc.com.

How can I contact Western Asset Mortgage Capital?

Western Asset Mortgage Capital's mailing address is 385 East Colorado Boulevard, Pasadena CA, 91101. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at 626-844-9400 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Western Asset Mortgage Capital (NYSE WMC)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  243 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  317 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  560
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Western Asset Mortgage Capital and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe WMC will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe WMC will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 1/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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