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Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (WMC) saw an uptrend of 4.32% in the recent trading with $3.14 being its most recent. The current price level -72.29% lower than the highest price of $11.33 marked by the stock while trading over the past 52-weeks, whereas it is 129.20% higher than the lowest price of $1.37 the company dropped to over past 52-weeks. The latest news story on WMC appeared in Business Wire under the title “Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation Announces Tax Characteristics of 2020 Dividends” on Feb-03-21.

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Squeezing the time span to 30 day period shows us the stock is currently trading -3.53% below one month high and is +8.65% above of the lowest during that time. Looking into the simple moving average, Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (WMC)’s stock stands at a SMA-50 of $3.14 while that of 5-day is reading $3.02.

Daily rise and fall of price influence many of the traders, and in order to overcome the fluctuating effect of that and to watch the stock closely, traders focus more on stock’s 200-day moving average. At various points in trading activity, investors are more likely to be making use of that measure as a strong indicator in figuring out their support and resistance levels, and WMC’s SMA-200 as of now is $2.57.

Do analysts rate it as a buy, sell or hold?

Irrespective of recent performance, what’s important is what the future holds. In uncertain economic times, a clear picture is difficult to get. Analysts generally have a good understanding of the market works, which gives them a leg up in making predictions. Currently, the stock has been recommended as Hold by 1 of the brokerage firms. Analyst ratings are often compiled into a single score from 1 to 5. The score of 1 signifies buy or strong buy, the score of 2 signifies outperform, the score of 3 means hold, and the score of 4 indicates underperform. The simple numeric range of brokerage firm referenced at the scale of 1 to 5 reads a current average recommendation of 3.30 for the stock.

Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation Earnings – What Happened With WMC

Coming around sales and income figures, publically trading companies under normal circumstances post earnings and revenues near to average estimates by the Wall Street analysts, but those could came either above or below estimates and known as surprise factor. Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (WMC) last released financial results for the quarter that ended 9/29/2020, posting a surprise factor of 42.90% for net revenue. During the reported three-month period, company’s sales were $44.86 billion while analysts on average were estimating the same to be $11.99 million.

WMC – Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation Stock Earnings Estimates

The perspective of Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (NYSE:WMC)’s current quarter earnings identifies that analysts are in consensus over the estimate of 0.07 for stock’s EPS in the current quarter. 3 analysts covering the stock at Wall Street were agreed upon that EPS consensus. Company’s EPS for the last quarter was 0.1.

Investors get the exact data about the key information of institutional ownership in a listed company through its 13F filings at the Stock Exchange Commission (SEC). The total number of common shares currently owned by the public is 60.74 million. WMC does have institutional investors; and they hold 34.90% of the stock.

Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation – Insider Activity and Holdings

Moreover, the latest SEC filings also revealed that stock came across 0 new insider purchases involving 0 shares. On the other hand, WMC declared 5,000 shares have been sold in 1 insider transactions over the past three months.

As on Dec 30, 2020, Blackrock Inc. was the top most holder in Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (NYSE:WMC) with an ownership of 6.12 million shares of the company or 10.06% of the stake worth $19.94 million. The filing also reveals Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) as the second largest holder in the company with a control over 3.15% of the outstanding shares. Its stake is worth $3.91 million for having 1.92 million shares in hand.

State Street Corporation also came holding a key position in the company during the recent quarter and it now holds 1.88% of the outstanding shares. With this there are now 116 institutions which have possession in WMC’s shares.

Currently, the stock has been recommended as Hold by 1 of the brokerage firms. Analyst ratings are often compiled into a single score from 1 to 5. The score of 1 signifies buy or strong buy, the score of 2 signifies outperform, the score of 3 means hold, and the score of 4 indicates underperform. The simple numeric range of brokerage firm referenced at the scale of 1 to 5 reads a current average recommendation of 3.30 for the stock.

The liquidity is a key characteristic of any stock and is the main point of focus of both short-term as well as long term investors before start trading into a stock. In recently reported quarter, Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation has a debt to equity ratio of 12.74. The count was 294.82 for long-term debt to equity ratio.

Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation’s return on equity, or ROE, is -243.80%, compared to the industry average of 4.17% for Real Estate – REIT – Mortgage. Although this indicates that WMC fails to use its equity well, the metric will vary significantly depending on the industry.

Technical Analysis of Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (NYSE:WMC) stock

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To comprehend better with the trade moves and investors’ behavior, exploring the short, medium and long term technical indicators along with average volume of a stock is an effective way to make use of. When looking into those indicators for Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (WMC), we notice that the stock’s 20-day average volume is at 984,175 shares and 50% of short term indicators are suggesting the stock as Buy. Medium term indicators at an average of 75% are spotting the stock at Buy with its 50-day average volume of 887,522 shares. And to end, WMC’s 100-day average volume is 989,391 shares with 100% of the long-term indicators pointing towards Buy for the stock.

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