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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 511 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
Piotroski F-Score: 4
Altman Z-Score: 0.17
WACC vs ROIC
1.69%
-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 546 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.34 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
88% of the 549 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.25 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 higher than
51% of the 461 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 10.72 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
GuruFocus has detected 3 Warning Signs with Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp $WMC.
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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 PE Ratio 8.64
WMC's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
95% of the 243 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 18.32 vs. WMC: 8.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PB Ratio 0.90
WMC's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 539 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. WMC: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
WMC' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: 0.93 Max: 1.1
Current: 0.9
0.67
1.1
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 30.65
WMC's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
68% of the 270 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 19.47 vs. WMC: 30.65 )
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: 4.18 Max: 31.04
Current: 30.65
0
31.04
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 30.65
WMC's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
91% of the 467 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 15.85 vs. WMC: 30.65 )
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: 32.87
Current: 30.65
0
32.87
EV-to-EBIT 8.85
WMC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
84% of the 495 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 19.90 vs. WMC: 8.85 )
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: 8.85
-22.64
11
EV-to-EBITDA 8.85
WMC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
84% of the 507 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 16.45 vs. WMC: 8.85 )
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: 8.85
-22.64
10.03
Current Ratio 1.17
WMC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 505 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 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
64% of the 505 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.78 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 % 13.32
WMC's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
97% of the 906 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.79 vs. WMC: 13.32 )
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: 13.32
13.1
33.58
Forward Dividend Yield % 11.97
WMC's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
96% of the 906 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 5.36 vs. WMC: 11.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 13.31
WMC's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
92% of the 905 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.07 vs. WMC: 13.31 )
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: 13.1  Med: 30.56 Max: 33.58
Current: 13.31
13.1
33.58

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 0.90
WMC's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked higher than
92% of the 38 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 5.03 vs. WMC: 0.90 )
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: 0.44  Med: 0.97 Max: 1.14
Current: 0.9
0.44
1.14
Price-to-Tangible-Book 0.90
WMC's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
74% of the 531 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. WMC: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
WMC' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 0.96 Max: 1.14
Current: 0.9
0.44
1.14
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 11.30
WMC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
85% of the 539 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. WMC: 11.30 )
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: 11.3
-1696.5
9842.86

More Statistics

EPS (TTM) $ -0.19
Beta0.74
Short Percentage of Float3.46%
52-Week Range $8.71 - 11.18
Shares Outstanding (Mil)41.92

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17
Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) 1.21 1.20
EPS without NRI ($) 1.21 1.20
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($) 1.38 1.15
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