Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (WMC) Dividends

Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (WMC): $3.58

0.08 (+2.29%)

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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 -0.47% over the past 5.76 years.
  • As for stocks whose price is uncorrelated with WMC's price and thus may be suitable peers for a diversified dividend portfolio, check out the following: AMT, CPB, COST, SVT and RDY.
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WMC Price Forecast Based on Dividend Discount Model

Current PriceDDM Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$3.58$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.

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WMC Dividends vs. Peers

WMC's dividend yield currently ranks #26 of 37 vs. its peers in the REITs - Mortgage category.
Rank Symbol Name Dividend Yield
1 ORC Orchid Island Capital, Inc. 14.23%
2 ZFC Zais Financial Corp. Common Sto 12.07%
3 ARR ARMOUR Residential REIT, Inc. 10.62%
4 CHMI Cherry Hill Mortgage Investment Corporation 10.60%
5 NLY Annaly Capital Management Inc 9.71%
6 NREF NexPoint Real Estate Finance Inc. 9.28%
7 CMO Capstead Mortgage Corporation 9.23%
8 SACH Sachem Capital Corp. Common Shares 9.16%
9 PMT PennyMac Mortgage Investment Trust Common Shares of Beneficial Interest 9.03%
11 TWO Two Harbors Investment Corp 8.77%
12 EARN Ellington Residential Mortgage REIT Common Shares of Beneficial Interest 8.66%
13 NYMT New York Mortgage Trust Inc. 8.62%
14 ARI Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc 8.52%
15 AGNC AGNC Investment Corp. 8.48%
16 LFT Lument Finance Trust Inc. 8.39%
17 DX Dynex Capital, Inc. 7.91%
18 CIM Chimera Investment Corporation 7.87%
19 BRMK Broadmark Realty Capital Inc. 7.68%
20 MTGE MTGE Investment Corp. 7.67%
21 BXMT Blackstone Mortgage Trust, Inc. 7.62%
22 KREF KKR Real Estate Finance Trust Inc. 7.58%
23 NRZ New Residential Investment Corp. 7.51%
24 OAKS Five Oaks Investment Corp. 7.06%
25 GPMT Granite Point Mortgage Trust Inc. 6.58%
26 WMC Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation 6.54%
27 TRMT Tremont Mortgage Trust of Beneficial Interest 6.50%
28 MFA MFA Financial, Inc. 6.44%
29 AJX Great Ajax Corp. 6.16%
30 TRTX TPG RE Finance Trust, Inc. 5.69%
31 ATAX America First Multifamily Investors, L.P. - Beneficial Unit Certificates (BUCs) representing Limited Partnership Interests 5.48%
32 ANH Anworth Mortgage Asset Corporation 5.37%
33 MITT AG Mortgage Investment Trust, Inc. 5.27%
34 CYS CYS Investments, Inc. 4.92%
35 ORM Owens Realty Mortgage, Inc. 4.41%
36 RC Ready Capital Corproation 2.49%
37 AAIC Arlington Asset Investment Corp. 0.00%

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