As on September 14, 2020, Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (NYSE: WMC) got off with the flyer as it spiked 8.04% to $2.15. During the day, the stock rose to $2.18 and sunk to $2.01 before settling in for the price of $1.99 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, WMC posted a 52-week range of $1.37-$11.33.
The company of the Real Estate sector’s yearbook sales growth during the past 5- year span was recorded 9.60%. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was -12.50%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is 126.70%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $60.81 million, simultaneously with a float of $60.31 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $134.72 million. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $2.23, while the 200-day Moving Average is $5.41.
It is imperative to bring your focus towards the efficiency factor of the conglomerate that has a total of 1 employees. For the Profitability, stocks gross margin was +94.54, operating margin was +59.67 and Pretax Margin of +53.30.
Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (WMC) Ownership Facts and Figures
Another important factor to analyze is how key investors are playing towards the stock of the REIT – Mortgage industry. Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation’s current insider ownership accounts for 0.90%, in contrast to 35.80% institutional ownership. According to the most recent insider trade that took place on Sep 11, this organization’s Director, President and CEO bought 20,000 shares at the rate of 1.96, making the entire transaction reach 39,230 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 175,000. Preceding that transaction, on Jun 24, Company’s Chief Investment Officer bought 5,000 for 2.53, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 12,645. This particular insider is now the holder of 18,303 in total.
Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (WMC) Earnings and Revenue Records
If we go through the results of last quarter, which was made public on 6/29/2020, the company posted $0.11 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, besting the agreed prediction (set at $0.03) by $0.08. This company achieved a net margin of +52.29 while generating a return on equity of 13.19. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 0.03 per share during the current fiscal year.
Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation’s EPS increase for this current 12-month fiscal period is 126.70% and is forecasted to reach 0.20 in the upcoming year. Considering the longer run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will increase by 5.00% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the -12.50% growth it accomplished over the previous five years trading on the market.
Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (NYSE: WMC) Trading Performance Indicators
Let’s observe the current performance indicators for Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (WMC). The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 0.14.
In the same vein, WMC’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded -6.83, a figure that is expected to reach 0.04 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be 0.20 at the market close of one year from today.
Technical Analysis of Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (WMC)
Through scrutinizing the latest numbers posted by the [Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation, WMC], it can be observed that its last 5-days Average volume of 0.9 million was lower the volume of 1.53 million, it posted the year before. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 21.17% While, its Average True Range was 0.13.
Raw Stochastic average of Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (WMC) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 13.33%, which indicates a major fall in contrast to 37.74% during the last 2-weeks. If we go through the volatility metrics of the stock, In the past 14-days, Company’s historic volatility was 51.79% that was lower than 94.93% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.