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Western Asset Mortgage Capital Stock Forecast, Price & News

$2.07
+0.07 (+3.50 %)
(As of 09/28/2020 04:18 AM ET)
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$1.99
Now: $2.07
$2.09
50-Day Range
$1.99
MA: $2.21
$2.38
52-Week Range
$1.37
Now: $2.07
$11.33
Volume533,000 shs
Average Volume1.50 million shs
Market Capitalization$125.88 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.6
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, securitized commercial 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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 0.5Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 3.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.25 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$217.26 million
Cash Flow$1.41 per share
Book Value$10.60 per share

Profitability

Net Income$70.70 million
Net Margins-184.72%

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Market Cap$125.88 million
Next Earnings Date11/3/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$2.07
+0.07 (+3.50 %)
(As of 09/28/2020 04:18 AM ET)
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Western Asset Mortgage Capital (NYSE:WMC) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Western Asset Mortgage Capital's stock been impacted by COVID-19?

Western Asset Mortgage Capital's stock was trading at $9.12 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, WMC stock has decreased by 77.3% and is now trading at $2.07.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Western Asset Mortgage Capital?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Western Asset Mortgage Capital in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Sell."
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When is Western Asset Mortgage Capital's next earnings date?

Western Asset Mortgage Capital is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November 3rd 2020.
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How were Western Asset Mortgage Capital's earnings last quarter?

Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp (NYSE:WMC) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August, 5th. The financial services provider reported $0.11 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.03 by $0.08. Western Asset Mortgage Capital had a negative net margin of 184.72% and a positive return on equity of 13.70%.
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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 Tuesday, September 22nd. Shareholders of record on Friday, October 2nd will be given a dividend of $0.05 per share on Monday, October 26th. This represents a $0.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 9.66%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 1st.
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What price target have analysts set for WMC?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Western Asset Mortgage Capital's shares. Their forecasts range from $2.00 to $2.00. On average, they expect Western Asset Mortgage Capital's stock price to reach $2.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 3.4%.
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Are investors shorting Western Asset Mortgage Capital?

Western Asset Mortgage Capital saw a drop in short interest in the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 2,520,000 shares, a drop of 37.6% from the August 15th total of 4,040,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,360,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.9 days.
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Who are some of Western Asset Mortgage Capital's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Western Asset Mortgage Capital own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Western Asset Mortgage Capital investors own include New Residential Investment (NRZ), NY MTG TR INC/SH (NYMT), CBL & Associates Properties (CBL), CVR Refining (CVRR), Hi-Crush Partners (HCLP), Two Harbors Investment (TWO), DHT (DHT), SunCoke Energy Partners (SXCP), SEASPAN CORP/SH SH (SSW) and NGL Energy Partners (NGL).

Who are Western Asset Mortgage Capital's key executives?

Western Asset Mortgage Capital's management team includes the following 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. Harris Adam Trifon, Chief Investment Officer

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."

Who are Western Asset Mortgage Capital's major shareholders?

Western Asset Mortgage Capital's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include WINTON GROUP Ltd (1.47%), Prudential Financial Inc. (1.15%), Two Sigma Advisers LP (0.63%), Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (0.59%), Nuveen Asset Management LLC (0.48%) and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (0.49%). Company insiders that own Western Asset Mortgage Capital stock include Dennis Joseph Mcnamara, Harris Trifon, Jennifer Murphy, Lisa Meyer and Sean O Johnson.
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Which major investors are selling Western Asset Mortgage Capital stock?

WMC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Russell Investments Group Ltd., Prudential Financial Inc., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Bank of America Corp DE, and LSV Asset Management.
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Which major investors are buying Western Asset Mortgage Capital stock?

WMC stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including WINTON GROUP Ltd, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Two Sigma Advisers LP, Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., Leap Investments LP, California Public Employees Retirement System, and Engineers Gate Manager LP. Company insiders that have bought Western Asset Mortgage Capital stock in the last two years include Dennis Joseph Mcnamara, Harris Trifon, Jennifer Murphy, Lisa Meyer, and Sean O Johnson.
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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, Robinhood, 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 $2.07.

How big of a company is Western Asset Mortgage Capital?

Western Asset Mortgage Capital has a market capitalization of $125.88 million and generates $217.26 million in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $70.70 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.21 on an earnings per share basis.

What is Western Asset Mortgage Capital's official website?

The official website for Western Asset Mortgage Capital is 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]

This page was last updated on 9/28/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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