Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp’s (NYSE:WMC) Sentiment is 0.97

July 27, 2018 - By Lisa Delgado

Sentiment for Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp (NYSE:WMC)

Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp (NYSE:WMC) institutional sentiment increased to 0.97 in 2018 Q1. Its up 0.03, from 0.94 in 2017Q4. The ratio is better, as 31 funds started new or increased stock positions, while 32 sold and decreased their equity positions in Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp. The funds in our partner’s database now hold: 16.55 million shares, up from 16.29 million shares in 2017Q4. Also, the number of funds holding Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp in their top 10 stock positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 6 Reduced: 26 Increased: 21 New Position: 10.

Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation operates as a real estate investment trust in the United States. The company has market cap of $451.54 million. It primarily focuses on investing in, financing, and managing a portfolio of agency and non-agency residential mortgage-backed securities and commercial mortgage-backed securities, residential whole-loans, and other financial assets. It has a 5.26 P/E ratio. The firm qualifies as a real estate investment trust for federal income tax purposes.

The stock increased 0.74% or $0.08 during the last trading session, reaching $10.85. About 248,296 shares traded. Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (NYSE:WMC) has risen 1.66% since July 27, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 10.91% the S&P500.

Wolverine Asset Management Llc holds 0.1% of its portfolio in Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation for 837,119 shares. Cordasco Financial Network owns 6,500 shares or 0.07% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Hancock Holding Co has 0.04% invested in the company for 100,000 shares. The New York-based Bbr Partners Llc has invested 0.02% in the stock. Prudential Financial Inc, a New Jersey-based fund reported 1.16 million shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 2 insider buys, and 0 selling transactions for $101,405 activity.

Another recent and important Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (NYSE:WMC) news was published by Prnewswire.com which published an article titled: “Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation To Report Second Quarter 2018 Financial Results” on July 16, 2018.

Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (NYSE:WMC) Institutional Positions Chart

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