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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 : 4/10

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Cash to Debt 1.08
WMC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
87% of the 658 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.06 vs. WMC: 1.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
WMC' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.06  Med: 1.13 Max: 2.41
Current: 1.08
1.06
2.41
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 0.17
WACC vs ROIC
1.65%
-9.02%
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 (%) -1.49
WMC's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
89% of the 694 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. WMC: -1.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
WMC' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.18  Med: -1.86 Max: 19.31
Current: -1.49
-6.18
19.31
ROA (%) -0.19
WMC's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 698 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.32 vs. WMC: -0.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
WMC' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.66  Med: -0.23 Max: 2.52
Current: -0.19
-0.66
2.52
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 11.20
WMC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 574 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 12.90 vs. WMC: 11.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
WMC' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.51  Med: 13.62 Max: 186.69
Current: 11.2
-14.51
186.69
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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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Forward P/E 8.49
WMC's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
95% of the 207 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 17.48 vs. WMC: 8.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 0.89
WMC's P/B is ranked higher than
74% of the 686 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. WMC: 0.89 )
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: 0.89
0.67
1.1
POCF 30.09
WMC's POCF is ranked lower than
91% of the 563 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 14.57 vs. WMC: 30.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
WMC' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 32.87
Current: 30.09
0
32.87
EV-to-EBIT 8.39
WMC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
87% of the 599 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 19.47 vs. WMC: 8.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
WMC' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.64  Med: 7.9 Max: 11
Current: 8.39
-22.64
11
EV-to-EBITDA 8.39
WMC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
86% of the 619 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 16.26 vs. WMC: 8.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
WMC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.64  Med: 0 Max: 10.03
Current: 8.39
-22.64
10.03
Current Ratio 1.17
WMC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
57% of the 651 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. WMC: 1.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
WMC' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.1  Med: 1.15 Max: 1.18
Current: 1.17
1.1
1.18
Quick Ratio 1.17
WMC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 651 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. WMC: 1.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
WMC' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.1  Med: 1.15 Max: 1.18
Current: 1.17
1.1
1.18

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 13.56
WMC's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
97% of the 900 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.76 vs. WMC: 13.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
WMC' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.1  Med: 30.56 Max: 33.58
Current: 13.56
13.1
33.58
Forward Dividend Yield 12.17
WMC's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
95% of the 900 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 5.44 vs. WMC: 12.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 13.56
WMC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
91% of the 898 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.18 vs. WMC: 13.56 )
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: 13.1  Med: 30.56 Max: 33.58
Current: 13.56
13.1
33.58

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Current Asset Value 0.89
WMC's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
92% of the 53 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 5.53 vs. WMC: 0.89 )
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: 0.97 Max: 1.14
Current: 0.89
0.44
1.14
Price/Tangible Book 0.89
WMC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
75% of the 677 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. WMC: 0.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
WMC' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 0.96 Max: 1.14
Current: 0.89
0.44
1.14
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 11.94
WMC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 659 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. WMC: 11.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
WMC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1696.5  Med: 12.7 Max: 9842.86
Current: 11.94
-1696.5
9842.86

More Statistics

EPS (TTM) $ -0.19
Beta0.71
Short Percentage of Float3.68%
52-Week Range $8.04 - 11.18
Shares Outstanding (Mil)41.92

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17
Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) 1.21 1.20
EPS w/o NRI ($) 1.21 1.20
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($) 1.38 1.15
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