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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 1.09
WMC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
87% of the 653 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.06 vs. WMC: 1.09 )
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: 1.09
1.06
2.41
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 0.22
WACC vs ROIC
1.57%
-11.11%
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 (%) -8.07
WMC's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
94% of the 696 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.52 vs. WMC: -8.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
WMC' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.07  Med: -1.86 Max: 19.31
Current: -8.07
-8.07
19.31
ROA (%) -1.09
WMC's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
90% of the 701 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.36 vs. WMC: -1.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
WMC' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.09  Med: -0.23 Max: 2.52
Current: -1.09
-1.09
2.52
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -3.83
WMC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
95% of the 577 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 10.78 vs. WMC: -3.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
WMC' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.62  Med: 5.71 Max: 101.81
Current: -3.83
-14.62
101.81
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-11-04)


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Business Description

Industry: REITs » REIT - Diversified
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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 9.47
WMC's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
88% of the 204 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 17.30 vs. WMC: 9.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 1.00
WMC's P/B is ranked higher than
66% of the 682 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. WMC: 1.00 )
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: 1
0.67
1.1
POCF 5.35
WMC's POCF is ranked higher than
92% of the 564 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 15.14 vs. WMC: 5.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
WMC' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 5.48
Current: 5.35
0
5.48
Current Ratio 1.30
WMC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 653 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. WMC: 1.30 )
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: 1.3
Current: 1.3
1.1
1.3
Quick Ratio 1.30
WMC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 653 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. WMC: 1.30 )
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: 1.3
Current: 1.3
1.1
1.3

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 18.15
WMC's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
99% of the 856 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 5.06 vs. WMC: 18.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
WMC' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.64  Med: 30.56 Max: 33.58
Current: 18.15
17.64
33.58
Forward Dividend Yield 11.59
WMC's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
94% of the 855 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 5.13 vs. WMC: 11.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 18.15
WMC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
95% of the 857 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.01 vs. WMC: 18.15 )
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: 17.64  Med: 30.56 Max: 33.58
Current: 18.15
17.64
33.58

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Current Asset Value 1.50
WMC's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
78% of the 51 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.79 vs. WMC: 1.50 )
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: 1 Max: 1.52
Current: 1.5
0.44
1.52
Price/Tangible Book 0.97
WMC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
67% of the 672 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. WMC: 0.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
WMC' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 0.97 Max: 1.14
Current: 0.97
0.44
1.14
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -5.12
WMC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
94% of the 664 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. WMC: -5.12 )
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: -5.12
-1696.5
9842.86

More Statistics

EPS (TTM) $ -1.01
Beta0.67
Short Percentage of Float4.48%
52-Week Range $8.04 - 12.85
Shares Outstanding (Mil)41.92

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17
Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) 1.10 1.13
EPS w/o NRI ($) 1.10 1.13
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($)
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