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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 1.13
WMC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
89% of the 598 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.06 vs. WMC: 1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
WMC' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.06  Med: 1.14 Max: 2.41
Current: 1.13
1.06
2.41
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 0.18
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 : 2/10

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history
ROE (%) 4.21
WMC's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 641 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.65 vs. WMC: 4.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
WMC' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.18  Med: 6.57 Max: 19.31
Current: 4.21
-6.18
19.31
ROA (%) 0.56
WMC's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
79% of the 646 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.07 vs. WMC: 0.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
WMC' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.66  Med: 0.93 Max: 2.52
Current: 0.56
-0.66
2.52
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 54.09
WMC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 531 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9.30 vs. WMC: 54.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
WMC' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.49  Med: 73.47 Max: 161.42
Current: 54.09
-14.49
161.42
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

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 (+76.20%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Q4 2014

WMC Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 11,667 sh (-75.41%)
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Q1 2015

WMC Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 15.57
WMC's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
51% of the 798 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 17.03 vs. WMC: 15.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
WMC' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 11.20 Max: 19.98
Current: 15.57
0
19.98
Forward P/E 4.18
WMC's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
98% of the 553 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 16.47 vs. WMC: 4.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 15.57
WMC's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
55% of the 636 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 17.50 vs. WMC: 15.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
WMC' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 16.8
Current: 15.57
0
16.8
P/B 0.72
WMC's P/B is ranked higher than
80% of the 824 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. WMC: 0.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
WMC' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: 0.93 Max: 1.1
Current: 0.72
0.67
1.1
POCF 2.66
WMC's POCF is ranked higher than
98% of the 824 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 13.49 vs. WMC: 2.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
WMC' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 5.2
Current: 2.66
0
5.2
EV-to-EBIT 0.20
WMC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
100% of the 822 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 20.05 vs. WMC: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
WMC' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 7.90 Max: 11
Current: 0.2
0
11
EV-to-EBITDA 0.20
WMC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
100% of the 824 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 15.39 vs. WMC: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
WMC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 0.8
Current: 0.2
0
0.8
Current Ratio 1.14
WMC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 595 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. WMC: 1.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
WMC' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.1  Med: 1.14 Max: 1.16
Current: 1.14
1.1
1.16
Quick Ratio 1.14
WMC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 595 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.82 vs. WMC: 1.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
WMC' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.1  Med: 1.14 Max: 1.16
Current: 1.14
1.1
1.16

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 26.24
WMC's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
98% of the 822 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 5.74 vs. WMC: 26.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
WMC' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.31  Med: 30.56 Max: 33.58
Current: 26.24
18.31
33.58
Dividend Payout 4.31
WMC's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
92% of the 676 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. WMC: 4.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
WMC' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 1.11 Max: 2.9
Current: 4.31
0.4
2.9
Forward Dividend Yield 24.45
WMC's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
98% of the 822 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.08 vs. WMC: 24.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 26.26
WMC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
96% of the 823 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. WMC: 26.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
WMC' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.31  Med: 30.56 Max: 33.58
Current: 26.26
18.31
33.58

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Current Asset Value 0.72
WMC's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
91% of the 55 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.42 vs. WMC: 0.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
WMC' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 0.99 Max: 1.14
Current: 0.72
0.44
1.14
Price/Tangible Book 0.72
WMC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
81% of the 824 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. WMC: 0.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
WMC' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 0.98 Max: 1.14
Current: 0.72
0.44
1.14
Price/Graham Number 0.70
WMC's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
67% of the 770 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. WMC: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
WMC' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 0.50 Max: 0.93
Current: 0.7
0.48
0.93
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 516.15
WMC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 611 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. WMC: 516.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
WMC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1696.5  Med: 12.70 Max: 3306.51
Current: 516.15
-1696.5
3306.51

More Statistics

EPS $ 0.61
Beta0.78
Short Percentage of Float5.37%
52-Week Range $8.04 - 15.65
Shares Outstanding(Mil)41.92

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16
Revenue(Mil)
EPS($) 2.34 2.27
EPS without NRI($) 2.34 2.27

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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