Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (WMC) Dividends

Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (WMC): $2.57

-0.01 (-0.39%)

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Dividend Yield and Dividend History Highlights

  • In terms of compounded growth rate of annual dividends, WMC's growth rate has been -0.48% over the past 5.5 years.
  • If you want to include this stock in your dividend portfolio, here are some dividend stocks that are NOT correlated with WMC that may be suitable potential portfolio mates: FNV, TKC, GIS, SQFT and CTXS.
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WMC Price Forecast Based on Dividend Discount Model

Current PriceDDM Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$2.57$3.14 13.93%

For dividend yielding stocks, the Dividend Discount Model (DDM) is a common valuation tool; it attempts to extrapolate a fair share price based primarily on the dividend the stock provides relative to a number of other quantiative aspects of its business. In the case of WMC, the dividend discount model StockNews created for the company implies a positive return of 13.93%. To help understand and contextualize the model's evaluation of WMC, investors may wish to consider are:

  • Relative to all dividend yielding stocks in our set, Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp's dividend yield of 8.7% is in the top 3.94%.
  • Based on dividend growth rate, WMC boasts a higher growth rate in terms of its annual cash distributed to its owners than only 0.96% of the dividend issuers in our set.

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WMC Dividend History

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WMC Dividends vs. Peers

WMC's dividend yield currently ranks #11 of 37 vs. its peers in the REITs - Mortgage category.
Rank Symbol Name Dividend Yield
1 ORC Orchid Island Capital, Inc. 15.42%
2 ZFC Zais Financial Corp. Common Sto 12.07%
3 TRMT Tremont Mortgage Trust of Beneficial Interest 11.95%
4 CHMI Cherry Hill Mortgage Investment Corporation 11.89%
6 RC Ready Capital Corproation 11.22%
7 ARR ARMOUR Residential REIT, Inc. 11.14%
8 EARN Ellington Residential Mortgage REIT Common Shares of Beneficial Interest 10.62%
9 TWO Two Harbors Investment Corp 10.54%
10 NLY Annaly Capital Management Inc 10.19%
11 WMC Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation 9.49%
12 PMT PennyMac Mortgage Investment Trust Common Shares of Beneficial Interest 9.48%
13 SACH Sachem Capital Corp. Common Shares 9.45%
14 NYMT New York Mortgage Trust Inc. 9.35%
15 ARI Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc 9.35%
16 NREF NexPoint Real Estate Finance Inc. 9.18%
17 AGNC AGNC Investment Corp. 9.04%
18 LFT Lument Finance Trust Inc. 8.98%
19 DX Dynex Capital, Inc. 8.88%
20 CIM Chimera Investment Corporation 8.77%
21 MFA MFA Financial, Inc. 8.73%
22 CMO Capstead Mortgage Corporation 8.66%
23 BRMK Broadmark Realty Capital Inc. 8.29%
24 KREF KKR Real Estate Finance Trust Inc. 8.10%
25 MITT AG Mortgage Investment Trust, Inc. 8.05%
26 BXMT Blackstone Mortgage Trust, Inc. 7.97%
27 MTGE MTGE Investment Corp. 7.67%
28 GPMT Granite Point Mortgage Trust Inc. 7.56%
29 NRZ New Residential Investment Corp. 7.35%
30 OAKS Five Oaks Investment Corp. 7.06%
31 TRTX TPG RE Finance Trust, Inc. 6.60%
32 ATAX America First Multifamily Investors, L.P. - Beneficial Unit Certificates (BUCs) representing Limited Partnership Interests 6.41%
33 AJX Great Ajax Corp. 6.19%
34 ANH Anworth Mortgage Asset Corporation 5.37%
35 CYS CYS Investments, Inc. 4.92%
36 ORM Owens Realty Mortgage, Inc. 4.41%
37 AAIC Arlington Asset Investment Corp. 0.00%

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