Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (WMC): Price and Financial Metrics


Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (WMC): $1.21

-0.02 (-1.80%)

POWR Rating

Component Grades

Growth

S

Value

I

Momentum

G

Stability

N

Sentiment

U

Quality

P

WMC POWR Grades


  • WMC scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 84.89% of US stocks.
  • WMC's strongest trending metric is Momentum; it's been moving up over the last 179 days.
  • WMC's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 6.01% of US stocks).

WMC Stock Summary

  • For WMC, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 99.29% of US equities we're observing.
  • As for revenue growth, note that WMC's revenue has grown -89.93% over the past 12 months; that beats the revenue growth of only 1.09% of US companies in our set.
  • Shareholder yield, a measure of how much is returned to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, for WMC comes in at 457.14% -- higher than that of 99.2% of stocks in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp, a group of peers worth examining would be CCAP, EFC, LFT, DX, and WHF.
  • Visit WMC's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.westernassetmcc.com.

WMC Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Real Estate stock, WMC's price/earnings ratio is 88.28% lower, now standing at 4.4.
  • Over the past 110 months, WMC's price/sales ratio has gone NA NA.
  • Over the past 110 months, WMC's price/sales ratio has gone NA NA.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for WMC.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
WMC 2021-09-02 2.9 0.8 4.4 73.4
WMC 2021-09-01 2.9 0.8 4.4 73.5
WMC 2021-08-31 2.9 0.8 4.4 73.5
WMC 2021-08-30 2.9 0.8 4.4 73.4
WMC 2021-08-27 3.0 0.8 4.5 73.6
WMC 2021-08-26 3.0 0.8 4.4 73.5

WMC Growth Metrics

    The 5 year revenue growth rate now stands at -767.1%.
  • Its year over year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 118.56%.
  • Its 2 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at -491.57%.
Over the past 34 months, WMC's revenue has gone down $84,720,000.

The table below shows WMC's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-12-31 -29.118 2.065 -48.953
2021-09-30 -7.475 8.927 -25.633
2021-06-30 57.505 18.602 38.387
2021-03-31 102.401 24.333 62.915
2020-12-31 -289.043 -147.648 -328.354
2020-09-30 -284.261 -97.169 -325.196

WMC's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • WMC has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 76.49% of graded US stocks.
  • WMC's asset turnover comes in at 0.018 -- ranking 334th of 443 Trading stocks.
  • MFA, GPMT, and IMH are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with WMC.

The table below shows WMC's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.018 1 0.006
2021-03-31 0.033 1 0.011
2020-12-31 -0.094 1 -0.057
2020-09-30 -0.080 1 -0.049
2020-06-30 -0.082 1 -0.049
2020-03-31 -0.066 1 -0.038

WMC Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of WMC, see our WMC price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $3.25 Average Broker Recommendation 2.17 (Hold)

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WMC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $1.21 52-week high $4.19
Prev. close $1.23 52-week low $1.10
Day low $1.19 Volume 107,627
Day high $1.22 Avg. volume 372,262
50-day MA $1.52 Dividend yield 13.01%
200-day MA $2.13 Market Cap 72.93M

Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (WMC) Company Bio


Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation operates as a real estate investment trust in the United States. It primarily focuses on investing in, financing, and managing agency and non-agency residential mortgage-backed securities and commercial mortgage-backed securities. The company was founded in 2009 and is based in Pasadena, California.


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Below are the latest news stories about Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate WMC as an investment opportunity.

Transaction - Short Interest in Western Asset Mortgage Capital Co. Rises By 87.7%

Western Asset Mortgage Capital Co. was the recipient of a large increase in short interest during the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling…

Business Mag | February 16, 2022

Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation Announces Pricing of $398.9 Million Residential Whole Loan Securitization

PASADENA, Calif., February 09, 2022--Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (NYSE: WMC) (the "Company") today announced that it has priced an aggregate $398.9 million of Mortgage-Backed Notes, Series 2022-1 (the "Notes") in a residential mortgage-backed securitization comprised of a portfolio of residential whole loans. The Notes, which initially will be issued by Arroyo Mortgage Trust 2022-1 in five classes, were priced with a weighted average fixed interest rate of approximately 3.1% per a

Yahoo | February 9, 2022

Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation to Report Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2021 Financial Results

PASADENA, Calif., February 03, 2022--Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (the "Company") (NYSE: WMC) today announced that it will release financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2021 after the market closes on Wednesday, March 2, 2022. The Company will host a corresponding conference call with a live webcast on Thursday, March 3, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time/8:00 a.m. Pacific Time, to discuss those results and answer questions.

Yahoo | February 3, 2022

Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation Announces Tax Characteristics of 2021 Dividends

PASADENA, Calif., February 02, 2022--Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (the "Company") (NYSE: WMC) announced today the tax treatment of its common stock dividends declared in 2021.

Yahoo | February 2, 2022

‘Markets are struggling’ to figure out where the Fed pivot ends: Strategist

John Bellows, Portfolio Manager at Western Asset, joins Yahoo Finance Live to discuss how uncertain and volatile the market is proving to be ahead of the Fed's policy meeting, finding value and diversity in portfolios, and gold and other commodities.

Yahoo | January 25, 2022

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WMC Price Returns

1-mo -17.69%
3-mo -31.17%
6-mo N/A
1-year -58.75%
3-year -84.67%
5-year -80.73%
YTD -41.28%
2021 -29.33%
2020 -67.08%
2019 39.93%
2018 -4.84%
2017 11.36%

WMC Dividends

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