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Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (WMC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 23, 2015

Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation ( WMC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 23, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.58 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 26, 2016. Shareholders who purchased WMC prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -3.33% decrease from the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $11.62, the dividend yield is 19.97%.

The previous trading day's last sale of WMC was $11.62, representing a -25.99% decrease from the 52 week high of $15.70 and a 16.9% increase over the 52 week low of $9.94.

WMC is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and Public Storage ( PSA ). WMC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.61. Zacks Investment Research reports WMC's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 13.39%, compared to an industry average of -3.4%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the WMC Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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