Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (WMC) Dividends

Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (WMC): $9.18

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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:
$9.18$4.77 163.59%

The Dividend Discount Model (DDM) is a valuation model that attempts to determine a fair share price for a stock, based on the dividend it provides in comparison to several company-specific metrics indicative of the riskiness of the stock and the financial health of the company. In the case of WMC, the DDM model generated by StockNews estimates a return of positive 163.59% in comparison to its current price. To help understand and contextualize the model's evaluation of WMC, investors may wish to consider are:

  • Compared to other US stocks that pay a dividend, Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp produces a dividend yield 13.26% -- which falls in the top 1.04000000000001%.
  • Based on dividend growth rate, Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp has been increasing its dividends at a faster rate than 2.6% of US-listed dividend-issuing stocks we observed.
  • As other dividend issuers in the Real Estate sector, WMC's equity discount rate is less than 6.42% of those stocks.

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WMC Dividends vs. Peers

WMC's dividend yield currently ranks #5 of 39 vs. its peers in the REITs - Mortgage category.
Rank Symbol Name Dividend Yield
1 BRMK Broadmark Realty Capital Inc. 20.74%
2 ARR ARMOUR Residential REIT, Inc. 20.65%
4 CHMI Cherry Hill Mortgage Investment Corporation 18.21%
5 WMC Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation 18.14%
6 ORC Orchid Island Capital, Inc. 17.83%
7 TWO Two Harbors Investment Corp 16.92%
8 NLY Annaly Capital Management Inc 16.72%
9 MFA MFA Financial, Inc. 16.24%
10 GPMT Granite Point Mortgage Trust Inc. 15.90%
11 SACH Sachem Capital Corp. Common Shares 14.77%
12 MITT AG Mortgage Investment Trust, Inc. 14.76%
13 AGNC AGNC Investment Corp. 14.75%
14 NYMT New York Mortgage Trust Inc. 14.71%
15 CIM Chimera Investment Corporation 14.11%
16 AJX Great Ajax Corp. 13.94%
17 TRTX TPG RE Finance Trust, Inc. 13.30%
18 EARN Ellington Residential Mortgage REIT Common Shares of Beneficial Interest 13.20%
19 TRMT Tremont Mortgage Trust of Beneficial Interest 13.03%
20 RC Ready Capital Corproation 12.87%
21 PMT PennyMac Mortgage Investment Trust Common Shares of Beneficial Interest 12.58%
22 DX Dynex Capital, Inc. 12.21%
23 LFT Lument Finance Trust Inc. 12.18%
24 ZFC Zais Financial Corp. Common Sto 12.07%
25 ARI Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc 11.67%
26 BRSP BrightSpire Capital Inc. 11.46%
27 NREF NexPoint Real Estate Finance Inc. 10.86%
28 KREF KKR Real Estate Finance Trust Inc. 10.49%
29 BXMT Blackstone Mortgage Trust, Inc. 10.04%
30 NRZ New Residential Investment Corp. 9.18%
31 CMTG Claros Mortgage Trust, Inc. 8.48%
32 ATAX America First Multifamily Investors, L.P. - Beneficial Unit Certificates (BUCs) representing Limited Partnership Interests 7.93%
33 MTGE MTGE Investment Corp. 7.67%
34 OAKS Five Oaks Investment Corp. 7.06%
35 ANH Anworth Mortgage Asset Corporation 5.37%
36 CYS CYS Investments, Inc. 4.92%
37 ORM Owens Realty Mortgage, Inc. 4.41%
38 CMO Capstead Mortgage Corporation 0.92%
39 AAIC Arlington Asset Investment Corp. 0.00%

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