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Western Asset Mortgage Capital Competitors

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$1.88
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Volume696,442 shs
Average Volume895,093 shs
Market Capitalization$193.99 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield7.62%
Beta1.62

Competitors

Western Asset Mortgage Capital (NYSE:WMC) Vs. NLY, AGNC, STWD, CLNY, CIM, and ARI

Should you be buying WMC stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "mortgage reits" are considered alternatives and competitors to Western Asset Mortgage Capital, including Annaly Capital Management (NLY), AGNC Investment (AGNC), Starwood Property Trust (STWD), Colony Capital (CLNY), Chimera Investment (CIM), and Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance (ARI).

Annaly Capital Management (NYSE:NLY) and Western Asset Mortgage Capital (NYSE:WMC) are both finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership, valuation, profitability and risk.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Annaly Capital Management and Western Asset Mortgage Capital's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Annaly Capital Management$3.79 billion3.39$-2,162,860,000.00$1.009.17
Western Asset Mortgage Capital$217.26 million0.89$70.70 million$1.212.64

Western Asset Mortgage Capital has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Annaly Capital Management. Western Asset Mortgage Capital is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Annaly Capital Management, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Annaly Capital Management and Western Asset Mortgage Capital, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Annaly Capital Management01602.86
Western Asset Mortgage Capital10001.00

Annaly Capital Management presently has a consensus price target of $8.6786, suggesting a potential downside of 5.36%. Western Asset Mortgage Capital has a consensus price target of $2.00, suggesting a potential downside of 37.30%. Given Annaly Capital Management's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Annaly Capital Management is more favorable than Western Asset Mortgage Capital.

Dividends

Annaly Capital Management pays an annual dividend of $0.88 per share and has a dividend yield of 9.6%. Western Asset Mortgage Capital pays an annual dividend of $0.24 per share and has a dividend yield of 7.5%. Annaly Capital Management pays out 88.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Western Asset Mortgage Capital pays out 19.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Annaly Capital Management has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Western Asset Mortgage Capital has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

44.6% of Annaly Capital Management shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 33.3% of Western Asset Mortgage Capital shares are held by institutional investors. 0.4% of Annaly Capital Management shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.6% of Western Asset Mortgage Capital shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility & Risk

Annaly Capital Management has a beta of 1.15, suggesting that its stock price is 15% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Western Asset Mortgage Capital has a beta of 1.62, suggesting that its stock price is 62% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Annaly Capital Management and Western Asset Mortgage Capital's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Annaly Capital Management-20.12%13.27%1.57%
Western Asset Mortgage Capital-184.72%13.70%1.29%

Summary

Annaly Capital Management beats Western Asset Mortgage Capital on 9 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

AGNC Investment (NASDAQ:AGNC) and Western Asset Mortgage Capital (NYSE:WMC) are both finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, institutional ownership, dividends, risk, valuation, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for AGNC Investment and Western Asset Mortgage Capital, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
AGNC Investment01702.88
Western Asset Mortgage Capital10001.00

AGNC Investment presently has a consensus target price of $16.1875, suggesting a potential downside of 11.11%. Western Asset Mortgage Capital has a consensus target price of $2.00, suggesting a potential downside of 37.30%. Given AGNC Investment's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe AGNC Investment is more favorable than Western Asset Mortgage Capital.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares AGNC Investment and Western Asset Mortgage Capital's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
AGNC Investment$693 million13.79$688 million$2.168.43
Western Asset Mortgage Capital$217.26 million0.89$70.70 million$1.212.64

AGNC Investment has higher revenue and earnings than Western Asset Mortgage Capital. Western Asset Mortgage Capital is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than AGNC Investment, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares AGNC Investment and Western Asset Mortgage Capital's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
AGNC Investment-17.91%16.29%1.62%
Western Asset Mortgage Capital-184.72%13.70%1.29%

Risk and Volatility

AGNC Investment has a beta of 0.96, indicating that its stock price is 4% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Western Asset Mortgage Capital has a beta of 1.62, indicating that its stock price is 62% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

55.4% of AGNC Investment shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 33.3% of Western Asset Mortgage Capital shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.3% of AGNC Investment shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.6% of Western Asset Mortgage Capital shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Dividends

AGNC Investment pays an annual dividend of $1.44 per share and has a dividend yield of 7.9%. Western Asset Mortgage Capital pays an annual dividend of $0.24 per share and has a dividend yield of 7.5%. AGNC Investment pays out 66.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Western Asset Mortgage Capital pays out 19.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. AGNC Investment has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Western Asset Mortgage Capital has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Summary

AGNC Investment beats Western Asset Mortgage Capital on 12 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Western Asset Mortgage Capital (NYSE:WMC) and Starwood Property Trust (NYSE:STWD) are both finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, profitability, dividends, valuation, earnings, risk and analyst recommendations.

Profitability

This table compares Western Asset Mortgage Capital and Starwood Property Trust's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Western Asset Mortgage Capital-184.72%13.70%1.29%
Starwood Property Trust35.03%11.08%0.69%

Volatility & Risk

Western Asset Mortgage Capital has a beta of 1.62, indicating that its share price is 62% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Starwood Property Trust has a beta of 1.63, indicating that its share price is 63% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

33.3% of Western Asset Mortgage Capital shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 51.6% of Starwood Property Trust shares are held by institutional investors. 0.6% of Western Asset Mortgage Capital shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 3.5% of Starwood Property Trust shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Western Asset Mortgage Capital and Starwood Property Trust's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Western Asset Mortgage Capital$217.26 million0.89$70.70 million$1.212.64
Starwood Property Trust$1.20 billion5.97$509.66 million$1.7114.56

Starwood Property Trust has higher revenue and earnings than Western Asset Mortgage Capital. Western Asset Mortgage Capital is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Starwood Property Trust, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Western Asset Mortgage Capital and Starwood Property Trust, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Western Asset Mortgage Capital10001.00
Starwood Property Trust01502.83

Western Asset Mortgage Capital currently has a consensus price target of $2.00, suggesting a potential downside of 37.30%. Starwood Property Trust has a consensus price target of $23.90, suggesting a potential downside of 3.98%. Given Starwood Property Trust's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Starwood Property Trust is more favorable than Western Asset Mortgage Capital.

Dividends

Western Asset Mortgage Capital pays an annual dividend of $0.24 per share and has a dividend yield of 7.5%. Starwood Property Trust pays an annual dividend of $1.92 per share and has a dividend yield of 7.7%. Western Asset Mortgage Capital pays out 19.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Starwood Property Trust pays out 112.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Western Asset Mortgage Capital has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Starwood Property Trust has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Summary

Starwood Property Trust beats Western Asset Mortgage Capital on 13 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Western Asset Mortgage Capital (NYSE:WMC) and Colony Capital (NYSE:CLNY) are both finance companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation and risk.

Profitability

This table compares Western Asset Mortgage Capital and Colony Capital's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Western Asset Mortgage Capital-184.72%13.70%1.29%
Colony Capital-146.26%-58.61%-20.43%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Western Asset Mortgage Capital and Colony Capital's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Western Asset Mortgage Capital$217.26 million0.89$70.70 million$1.212.64
Colony Capital$2.33 billion1.37$-1,048,810,000.00$0.5013.10

Western Asset Mortgage Capital has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Colony Capital. Western Asset Mortgage Capital is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Colony Capital, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility & Risk

Western Asset Mortgage Capital has a beta of 1.62, meaning that its share price is 62% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Colony Capital has a beta of 1.86, meaning that its share price is 86% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Western Asset Mortgage Capital and Colony Capital, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Western Asset Mortgage Capital10001.00
Colony Capital00303.00

Western Asset Mortgage Capital currently has a consensus price target of $2.00, indicating a potential downside of 37.30%. Colony Capital has a consensus price target of $6.8125, indicating a potential upside of 4.01%. Given Colony Capital's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Colony Capital is more favorable than Western Asset Mortgage Capital.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

33.3% of Western Asset Mortgage Capital shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 75.7% of Colony Capital shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.6% of Western Asset Mortgage Capital shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 6.8% of Colony Capital shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Colony Capital beats Western Asset Mortgage Capital on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Chimera Investment (NYSE:CIM) and Western Asset Mortgage Capital (NYSE:WMC) are both finance companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation, risk, dividends and institutional ownership.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Chimera Investment and Western Asset Mortgage Capital, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Chimera Investment12102.00
Western Asset Mortgage Capital10001.00

Chimera Investment currently has a consensus target price of $10.00, indicating a potential downside of 26.47%. Western Asset Mortgage Capital has a consensus target price of $2.00, indicating a potential downside of 37.30%. Given Chimera Investment's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Chimera Investment is more favorable than Western Asset Mortgage Capital.

Dividends

Chimera Investment pays an annual dividend of $1.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 8.8%. Western Asset Mortgage Capital pays an annual dividend of $0.24 per share and has a dividend yield of 7.5%. Chimera Investment pays out 53.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Western Asset Mortgage Capital pays out 19.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Chimera Investment has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Western Asset Mortgage Capital has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

48.9% of Chimera Investment shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 33.3% of Western Asset Mortgage Capital shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.1% of Chimera Investment shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.6% of Western Asset Mortgage Capital shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Chimera Investment and Western Asset Mortgage Capital's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Chimera Investment$1.36 billion2.30$413.55 million$2.256.04
Western Asset Mortgage Capital$217.26 million0.89$70.70 million$1.212.64

Chimera Investment has higher revenue and earnings than Western Asset Mortgage Capital. Western Asset Mortgage Capital is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Chimera Investment, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Risk and Volatility

Chimera Investment has a beta of 0.98, meaning that its stock price is 2% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Western Asset Mortgage Capital has a beta of 1.62, meaning that its stock price is 62% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Chimera Investment and Western Asset Mortgage Capital's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Chimera Investment4.71%11.73%2.02%
Western Asset Mortgage Capital-184.72%13.70%1.29%

Summary

Chimera Investment beats Western Asset Mortgage Capital on 12 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance (NYSE:ARI) and Western Asset Mortgage Capital (NYSE:WMC) are both finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk and valuation.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

63.7% of Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 33.3% of Western Asset Mortgage Capital shares are held by institutional investors. 0.5% of Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.6% of Western Asset Mortgage Capital shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance and Western Asset Mortgage Capital, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance03002.00
Western Asset Mortgage Capital10001.00

Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance currently has a consensus target price of $15.00, suggesting a potential downside of 1.32%. Western Asset Mortgage Capital has a consensus target price of $2.00, suggesting a potential downside of 37.30%. Given Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance is more favorable than Western Asset Mortgage Capital.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance and Western Asset Mortgage Capital's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance$334.48 million6.36$230.17 million$1.778.59
Western Asset Mortgage Capital$217.26 million0.89$70.70 million$1.212.64

Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance has higher revenue and earnings than Western Asset Mortgage Capital. Western Asset Mortgage Capital is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Dividends

Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance pays an annual dividend of $1.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 9.2%. Western Asset Mortgage Capital pays an annual dividend of $0.24 per share and has a dividend yield of 7.5%. Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance pays out 79.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Western Asset Mortgage Capital pays out 19.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Western Asset Mortgage Capital has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Profitability

This table compares Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance and Western Asset Mortgage Capital's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance18.14%9.64%3.35%
Western Asset Mortgage Capital-184.72%13.70%1.29%

Volatility & Risk

Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance has a beta of 1.28, indicating that its stock price is 28% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Western Asset Mortgage Capital has a beta of 1.62, indicating that its stock price is 62% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance beats Western Asset Mortgage Capital on 11 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.


Western Asset Mortgage Capital Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Annaly Capital Management logo
NLY
Annaly Capital Management
1.3$9.17+0.4%$12.82 billion$3.79 billion-19.51
AGNC Investment logo
AGNC
AGNC Investment
1.7$18.21+0.2%$9.56 billion$693 million-35.71Dividend Announcement
Starwood Property Trust logo
STWD
Starwood Property Trust
1.7$24.89+0.1%$7.14 billion$1.20 billion18.17
Colony Capital logo
CLNY
Colony Capital
1.6$6.55+0.5%$3.19 billion$2.33 billion-1.17
Chimera Investment logo
CIM
Chimera Investment
1.4$13.60+0.5%$3.14 billion$1.36 billion-25.66
Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance logo
ARI
Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance
1.7$15.20+0.0%$2.13 billion$334.48 million66.09Insider Selling
Two Harbors Investment logo
TWO
Two Harbors Investment
1.9$7.22+0.6%$1.98 billion$994.69 million-1.10Analyst Downgrade
Insider Selling
MFA Financial logo
MFA
MFA Financial
1.6$4.36+0.5%$1.92 billion$581.73 million-3.01
PennyMac Mortgage Investment Trust logo
PMT
PennyMac Mortgage Investment Trust
1.9$19.14+0.1%$1.87 billion$488.82 million1,914.00
New York Mortgage Trust logo
NYMT
New York Mortgage Trust
1.7$4.46+0.7%$1.69 billion$694.61 million-4.46Analyst Downgrade
Redwood Trust logo
RWT
Redwood Trust
1.9$10.89+0.9%$1.23 billion$622 million-1.85
Ready Capital logo
RC
Ready Capital
2.2$14.54+1.7%$1.04 billion$229.92 million20.77
Invesco Mortgage Capital logo
IVR
Invesco Mortgage Capital
1.4$3.57+0.8%$879.64 million$882.59 million-0.33
ARMOUR Residential REIT logo
ARR
ARMOUR Residential REIT
1.8$11.98+0.3%$853.50 million$439.57 million-3.38Ex-Dividend
Capstead Mortgage logo
CMO
Capstead Mortgage
1.2$6.48+0.8%$627.58 million$322.97 million-4.38
Dynex Capital logo
DX
Dynex Capital
1.8$19.59+1.4%$604.94 million$170.17 million2.59Dividend Announcement
Ares Commercial Real Estate logo
ACRE
Ares Commercial Real Estate
1.5$14.88+0.3%$602.66 million$114.78 million28.62
AG Mortgage Investment Trust logo
MITT
AG Mortgage Investment Trust
1.1$4.20+3.6%$195.40 million$171.66 million-0.31
This page was last updated on 5/17/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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