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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 : 3/10

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Cash-to-Debt 1.22
WMC's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
86% of the 603 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.06 vs. WMC: 1.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
WMC' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.1  Med: 1.13 Max: No Debt
Current: 1.22
Piotroski F-Score: 3
Altman Z-Score: 0.12
WACC vs ROIC
2.45%
-10.81%
WACC
ROIC
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 : 4/10

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ROE % -5.42
WMC's ROE % is ranked lower than
93% of the 642 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.26 vs. WMC: -5.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
WMC' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.18  Med: -3.63 Max: 19.31
Current: -5.42
-6.18
19.31
ROA % -0.76
WMC's ROA % is ranked lower than
90% of the 646 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.09 vs. WMC: -0.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
WMC' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.76  Med: -0.45 Max: 2.52
Current: -0.76
-0.76
2.52
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 4.47
WMC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
72% of the 542 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 10.91 vs. WMC: 4.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
WMC' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.51  Med: 11.59 Max: 186.69
Current: 4.47
-14.51
186.69
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -20.00
WMC's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
81% of the 400 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. WMC: -20.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
WMC' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: -20
Current: -20
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Business Description

Industry: REITs » REIT - Diversified    NAICS: 531190    SIC: 6798
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Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp is a residential real estate finance company that invests in residential mortgage assets in the United States. The Company focuses on investing in, financing and managing Agency RMBS.

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.

Ratios

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PB Ratio 0.96
WMC's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 754 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. WMC: 0.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
WMC' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 0.97
Current: 0.96
0
0.97
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 36.20
WMC's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
74% of the 402 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 18.96 vs. WMC: 36.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
WMC' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 36.39
Current: 36.2
0
36.39
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 36.20
WMC's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
94% of the 668 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 14.88 vs. WMC: 36.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
WMC' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 36.39
Current: 36.2
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36.39
Current Ratio 1.16
WMC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
58% of the 600 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. WMC: 1.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
WMC' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.11  Med: 1.15 Max: 1.18
Current: 1.16
1.11
1.18
Quick Ratio 1.16
WMC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 600 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.88 vs. WMC: 1.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
WMC' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.11  Med: 1.15 Max: 1.18
Current: 1.16
1.11
1.18

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield % 13.80
WMC's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
98% of the 912 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. WMC: 13.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
WMC' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 14.52
Current: 13.8
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14.52
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate -27.00
WMC's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
92% of the 393 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. WMC: -27.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
WMC' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: -27
Current: -27
Forward Dividend Yield % 12.42
WMC's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
97% of the 916 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 5.21 vs. WMC: 12.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
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5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 13.83
WMC's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
93% of the 915 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.13 vs. WMC: 13.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
WMC' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 14.52
Current: 13.83
0
14.52
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -16.00
WMC's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
79% of the 423 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: -5.80 vs. WMC: -16.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
WMC' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.2  Med: -16 Max: 0
Current: -16
-20.2
0

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 0.98
WMC's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked higher than
91% of the 56 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.66 vs. WMC: 0.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
WMC' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.84  Med: 0.98 Max: 1.02
Current: 0.98
0.84
1.02
Price-to-Tangible-Book 0.98
WMC's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
67% of the 741 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. WMC: 0.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
WMC' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.84  Med: 0.97 Max: 0.98
Current: 0.98
0.84
0.98
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -21.36
WMC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
98% of the 857 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.62 vs. WMC: -21.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
WMC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -376.24  Med: 0 Max: 0
Current: -21.36
-376.24
0

More Statistics

EPS (TTM) $ -0.62
Beta0.74
Short Percentage of Float2.25%
52-Week Range $8.71 - 11.18
Shares Outstanding (Mil)41.92
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Headlines

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