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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

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Cash to Debt 1.15
WMC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
91% of the 809 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.05 vs. WMC: 1.15 )
WMC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 1.06   Max: 2.41
Current: 1.15

1.06
2.41
Z-Score: 0.30
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 3/10

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ROE (%) 21.39
WMC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 849 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.61 vs. WMC: 21.39 )
WMC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -5.97   Max: -5.97
Current: 21.39

ROA (%) 2.65
WMC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 854 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.95 vs. WMC: 2.65 )
WMC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -0.66   Max: -0.66
Current: 2.65

ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -27.04
WMC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 761 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. WMC: -27.04 )
WMC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -21.01   Max: -21.01
Current: -27.04

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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

WMC Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Steven Cohen 13,755 sh (New)
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Q1 2014

WMC Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 148,964 sh (New)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
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Q2 2014

WMC Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 26,931 sh (New)
Jim Simons 187,010 sh (+25.54%)
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Q3 2014

WMC Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 47,452 sh (+76.2%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Top Insider Buys Highlight: Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp.
President and CEO of Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp (WMC) Gavin L James bought 16,060 shares on 08/15/2014 at an average price of $14.69. The total transaction amount was $235,921. Read more...

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 5.30
WMC's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
97% of the 920 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 26.80 vs. WMC: 5.30 )
WMC' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 0   Max: 13.01
Current: 5.3

0
13.01
P/B 1.00
WMC's P/B is ranked higher than
82% of the 920 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. WMC: 1.00 )
WMC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 1.1
Current: 1

0.8
1.1
EV-to-EBIT -3.25
WMC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
52% of the 920 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 33.35 vs. WMC: -3.25 )
WMC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 6.1   Max: 11
Current: -3.25

6.1
11
Current Ratio 1.15
WMC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
76% of the 769 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.85 vs. WMC: 1.15 )
WMC' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.1   Max: 1.15
Current: 1.15

1.1
1.15
Quick Ratio 1.15
WMC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
77% of the 769 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.77 vs. WMC: 1.15 )
WMC' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.1   Max: 1.15
Current: 1.15

1.1
1.15

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 19.10
WMC's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
99% of the 828 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.46 vs. WMC: 19.10 )
WMC' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 26.31   Max: 33.58
Current: 19.1

26.31
33.58
Dividend Payout 0.89
WMC's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
75% of the 920 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. WMC: 0.89 )
WMC' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 2.9
Current: 0.89

0.4
2.9
Yield on cost (5-Year) 19.20
WMC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
95% of the 831 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.77 vs. WMC: 19.20 )
WMC' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 26.31   Max: 33.58
Current: 19.2

26.31
33.58

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 1.57
WMC's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
99% of the 920 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. WMC: 1.57 )
WMC' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 1.12   Max: 6.7
Current: 1.57

1.12
6.7
Price/Net Current Asset Value 1.57
WMC's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
99% of the 920 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. WMC: 1.57 )
WMC' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 1.74
Current: 1.57

0.59
1.74
Price/Tangible Book 0.96
WMC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
84% of the 920 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. WMC: 0.96 )
WMC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.44   Max: 1.14
Current: 0.96

0.44
1.14
Price/Graham Number 0.50
WMC's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
96% of the 920 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. WMC: 0.50 )
WMC' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 0.53
Current: 0.5

0.51
0.53
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -30.50
WMC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
57% of the 829 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. WMC: -30.50 )
WMC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: -31.6   Max: 16.3
Current: -30.5

-31.6
16.3

Business Description

Industry: REITs » REIT - Diversified
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Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp was organized in the state of Delaware on June 3, 2009. The Company is a residential real estate finance company that invests in residential mortgage assets in the United States. The Company is primarily focused on investing in, financing and managing Agency RMBS. Although the Company's core investment strategy is focused on Agency RMBS, the Company has supplemented its portfolio with Non-Agency RMBS and may, in the future, invest in commercial mortgage-backed securities and asset-backed securities.
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