Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (WMC) Dividends

Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (WMC)

Today's Latest Price: $2.11 USD

0.04 (1.93%)

Updated Oct 23 7:00pm

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Overall POWR Rating


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Ranked of 31 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 merely 0.519999999999996% 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: STN, LII, GGG, HI and JE.
WMC Ex-Dividend Date
WMC Dividend Yield
9.48%
WMC Annual Dividend
$0.20
WMC Payout Ratio

WMC Price Forecast Based on Dividend Discount Model

Current PriceDDM Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$2.11$8.71 314.59%

A technique commonly used by dividend investors to value dividend-issuing stocks is the Dividend Discount Model (DDM), which seeks to determine a fair share price based on the dividend provided by the company relative to a number of other company-specific factors. As for WMC, the dividend discount model StockNews created for the company implies a positive return of 314.59%. Some interesting points we thought investors may wish to consider regarding the dividend discount model forecast for Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp are:

  • Relative to all dividend yielding stocks in our set, Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp produces a dividend yield 9.76% -- which falls in the top 6.67%.
  • WMC's market cap of approximately $122 million makes it a small-sized market cap company; out of dividend issuers in this group, the investment opportunity based on the difference between its current share price and its forecasted DDM value is greater than 94.97% of them.
  • Based on dividend growth rate, Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp has been increasing its dividends at a faster rate than 2.96% 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 #20 of 34 vs. its peers in the REITs - Mortgage category.
Rank Symbol Name Dividend Yield
1 ARI Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc 44.49%
2 NLY Annaly Capital Management Inc 16.69%
3 ORC Orchid Island Capital, Inc. 15.03%
4 CIM Chimera Investment Corporation 14.15%
5 ARR ARMOUR Residential REIT, Inc. 12.27%
6 ZFC Zais Financial Corp. Common Sto 12.07%
7 ANH Anworth Mortgage Asset Corporation 12.05%
8 SACH Sachem Capital Corp. Common Shares 12.00%
9 CHMI Cherry Hill Mortgage Investment Corporation 11.59%
10 NYMT New York Mortgage Trust, Inc. 11.36%
11 BXMT Blackstone Mortgage Trust, Inc. 10.99%
12 NREF NexPoint Real Estate Finance Inc. 10.83%
13 TWO Two Harbors Investment Corp 10.73%
14 CMO Capstead Mortgage Corporation 10.54%
15 RC Ready Capital Corproation 10.42%
16 AGNC AGNC Investment Corp. 10.33%
17 KREF KKR Real Estate Finance Trust Inc. 10.18%
18 DX Dynex Capital, Inc. 10.00%
19 EARN Ellington Residential Mortgage REIT Common Shares of Beneficial Interest 9.99%
20 WMC Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation 9.76%
21 PMT PennyMac Mortgage Investment Trust Common Shares of Beneficial Interest 9.55%
22 TRTX TPG RE Finance Trust, Inc. 9.21%
23 AJX Great Ajax Corp. 7.80%
24 MTGE MTGE Investment Corp. 7.67%
25 MFA MFA Financial, Inc. 7.12%
26 OAKS Five Oaks Investment Corp. 7.06%
27 ATAX America First Multifamily Investors, L.P. - Beneficial Unit Certificates (BUCs) representing Limited Partnership Interests 5.77%
28 CYS CYS Investments, Inc. 4.92%
29 NRZ New Residential Investment Corp. 4.89%
30 ORM Owens Realty Mortgage, Inc. 4.41%
31 IVR INVESCO MORTGAGE CAPITAL INC 2.77%
32 TRMT Tremont Mortgage Trust of Beneficial Interest 1.42%
33 MITT AG Mortgage Investment Trust, Inc. 0.00%
34 GPMT Granite Point Mortgage Trust Inc. 0.00%

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