Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (WMC) Dividends



Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (WMC)

Today's Latest Price: $2.98 USD

0.02 (0.68%)

Updated Jan 22 7:00pm

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Overall POWR Rating


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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 32 in REITs - Mortgage

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Dividend Yield and Dividend History Highlights

  • If you're seeking price stability while collecting dividends, note that WMC has less volatility in its price than just 3.93000000000001% of US stocks in our dividend set.
  • To help you reduce price risk in your dividend portfolio, here are the dividend stocks that are least correlated with WMC's price: DFS, SPOK, MOG.A, QEP and RF.
WMC Ex-Dividend Date
WMC Dividend Yield
8.05%
WMC Annual Dividend
$0.24
WMC Payout Ratio

WMC Price Forecast Based on Dividend Discount Model

Current PriceDDM Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$2.98$4.96 60.09%

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. As for WMC, the DDM model generated by StockNews estimates a return of positive 60.09% in comparison to its current price. Digging deeper, the aspects of Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp's dividend discount model that we found most interesting were:

  • Compared to other US stocks that pay a dividend, Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp's dividend yield of 6.15% is in the top 10.86%.
  • In terms of who is growing the amount of dividends they return to shareholders, Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp has been increasing its dividends at a faster rate than 7.93% of US-listed dividend-issuing stocks we observed.

WMC Dividend Chart


WMC Dividend History

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WMC Dividends vs. Peers

WMC's dividend yield currently ranks #23 of 37 vs. its peers in the REITs - Mortgage category.
Rank Symbol Name Dividend Yield
1 ORC Orchid Island Capital, Inc. 14.53%
2 ZFC Zais Financial Corp. Common Sto 12.07%
3 ARI Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc 11.82%
4 CHMI Cherry Hill Mortgage Investment Corporation 11.65%
5 CIM Chimera Investment Corporation 11.44%
6 SACH Sachem Capital Corp. Common Shares 11.43%
7 RC Ready Capital Corproation 11.31%
8 LFT Lument Finance Trust Inc. 11.06%
9 ARR ARMOUR Residential REIT, Inc. 10.61%
10 NLY Annaly Capital Management Inc 10.53%
11 PMT PennyMac Mortgage Investment Trust Common Shares of Beneficial Interest 10.46%
12 TWO Two Harbors Investment Corp 10.43%
13 CMO Capstead Mortgage Corporation 10.31%
14 NYMT New York Mortgage Trust, Inc. 10.15%
15 NREF NexPoint Real Estate Finance Inc. 9.70%
16 KREF KKR Real Estate Finance Trust Inc. 9.61%
17 BXMT Blackstone Mortgage Trust, Inc. 9.03%
18 IVR INVESCO MORTGAGE CAPITAL INC 8.99%
19 EARN Ellington Residential Mortgage REIT Common Shares of Beneficial Interest 8.96%
20 AGNC AGNC Investment Corp. 8.92%
21 DX Dynex Capital, Inc. 8.46%
22 NRZ New Residential Investment Corp. 8.17%
23 WMC Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation 8.05%
24 GPMT Granite Point Mortgage Trust Inc. 7.97%
25 MFA MFA Financial, Inc. 7.75%
26 MTGE MTGE Investment Corp. 7.67%
27 ANH Anworth Mortgage Asset Corporation 7.58%
28 TRTX TPG RE Finance Trust, Inc. 7.14%
29 OAKS Five Oaks Investment Corp. 7.06%
30 BRMK Broadmark Realty Capital Inc. 6.81%
31 AJX Great Ajax Corp. 6.33%
32 ATAX America First Multifamily Investors, L.P. - Beneficial Unit Certificates (BUCs) representing Limited Partnership Interests 5.41%
33 CYS CYS Investments, Inc. 4.92%
34 ORM Owens Realty Mortgage, Inc. 4.41%
35 MITT AG Mortgage Investment Trust, Inc. 3.93%
36 TRMT Tremont Mortgage Trust of Beneficial Interest 0.99%
37 AAIC Arlington Asset Investment Corp. 0.00%

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