WMC Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp

  • STOCK
  • WMC
  • Price as of: Aug 24, 11:48 AM EDT
  • $10.75
  • -$0.14
  • -1.3%
  • Industry
  • Mortgage investment
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WMC Stock Dividend Data

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  • Dividend Yield
    11.53% Financial Average 3.51%
  • Annualized Payout
    $1.24 Paid Quarterly
  • Payout Ratio
    112.7% EPS $1.10
  • Dividend Growth
    No Payout Increase Last Year
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WMC Upcoming Dividend Payouts

WMC has not yet officially announced its next dividend payout.
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Metric WMC Rank WMC Avg Ranking Notes
Relative Strength 1 year return is considerably lower than Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Overall Yield Attractiveness Yield is better than Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Dividend Reliability Above average payout ratio. Slightly higher than Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Dividend Uptrend Dividends are good, growing as per Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Earnings Growth EPS growth is at par with Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
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Growth History

WMC Dividend Growth History

Annualized Growth
1994-2012
Annualized Growth
1994-2004
Annualized Growth
2004-2008
Annualized Growth
2008-2012
Annualized Growth
Last 5 Yrs
Annualized Growth
Last 3 Yrs
Annual
Growth
2012
Consecutive
Years of
Increases
28.5% -40.5% No Payout Increase Last Year
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Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

WMC Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

Payout Amount Calendar Year Annual Growth
$2.6100 2015 -40.5%
$4.3900 2014 20.3%
Historical Dividend Data

WMC Dividend History

Payout Amount Declared Date Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Pay Date ▼ Qualified Dividend? Payout Type Frequency
$0.3100 2016-06-23 2016-06-30 2016-07-05 2016-07-26 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4500 2016-03-24 2016-03-31 2016-04-04 2016-04-26 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5800 2015-12-17 2015-12-23 2015-12-28 2016-01-26 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.6000 2015-09-24 2015-10-01 2015-10-05 2015-10-27 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.6400 2015-06-18 2015-06-25 2015-06-29 2015-07-28 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.6700 2015-03-26 2015-04-01 2015-04-06 2015-04-28 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.7000 2014-12-18 2014-12-24 2014-12-29 2015-01-27 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.7000 2014-09-23 2014-10-01 2014-10-03 2014-10-28 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.6700 2014-06-19 2014-06-26 2014-06-30 2014-07-29 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.6700 2014-03-20 2014-03-27 2014-03-31 2014-04-29 Unknown Regular Quarter
$2.3500 2013-12-19 2013-12-26 2013-12-30 2014-01-28 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.9000 2013-09-19 2013-09-26 2013-09-30 2013-10-29 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.9000 2013-06-20 2013-06-27 2013-07-01 2013-07-29 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.9500 2013-04-02 2013-04-10 2013-04-12 2013-04-30 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.9000 2012-12-19 2012-12-27 2012-12-31 2013-01-29 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2200 2012-12-19 2012-12-27 2012-12-31 2013-01-29 Unknown Special N/A
$0.8500 2012-09-20 2012-09-27 2012-10-01 2012-10-25 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3800 2012-07-26 2012-08-02 2012-08-06 2012-08-14 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5348 2005-02-24 2005-02-28 2005-03-21 Unknown Unknown unknown
$0.4069 2004-09-01 2004-09-03 2004-10-04 Unknown Unknown unknown
$0.1495 2004-03-30 2004-04-01 2004-04-26 Unknown Unknown unknown
$0.1093 2002-08-20 2002-08-22 2002-09-20 Unknown Unknown unknown
$0.2832 2002-04-19 2002-04-23 2002-05-28 Unknown Unknown unknown
$0.3310 2001-08-20 2001-08-22 2001-09-17 Unknown Unknown unknown
$0.4068 2001-02-21 2001-03-19 Unknown Unknown unknown
$0.4813 2000-08-14 2000-08-16 2000-09-12 Unknown Unknown unknown
$0.2452 2000-02-15 2000-02-17 2000-03-10 Unknown Unknown unknown
$0.0777 1999-09-28 1999-09-30 1999-11-01 Unknown Unknown unknown
$0.0775 1999-03-08 1999-03-10 1999-04-30 Unknown Unknown unknown
$0.1757 1998-09-28 1998-09-30 1998-10-30 Unknown Unknown unknown
$0.1286 1998-04-06 1998-04-08 1998-05-04 Unknown Unknown unknown
$0.1919 1997-09-23 1997-09-25 1997-11-03 Unknown Unknown unknown
$0.1866 1997-04-01 1997-04-03 1997-05-12 Unknown Unknown unknown
$0.3481 1996-10-01 1996-10-03 1996-11-12 Unknown Unknown unknown
$0.3454 1996-04-01 1996-04-03 1996-05-10 Unknown Unknown unknown
Company Profile

WMC Company Profile

Exchange: NYSE
Sector: Financial

Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation focuses on investing in, financing and managing primarily residential mortgage-backed securities. WMC is a REIT that is required to pay out most of its earnings in dividends. WMC is largely affected by the U.S. economic environment and residential real estate fundamentals. WMC uses leverage, comprised of borrowings under repurchase agreements, to accomplish higher returns. As a result, the aggregate debt-to-equity ratio of WMC as of March 31, 2014 is 7.4 to 1, which is a large potential risk for dividend investors. However, due to the leverage, WMC offers very high dividend yields. WMC has been paying dividends since 2012, and has increased them annually.

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