Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (WMC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 28, 2018
Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation ( WMC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 28, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.31 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 25, 2019. Shareholders who purchased WMC prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 11th quarter that WMC has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $8.88, the dividend yield is 13.96%.
The previous trading day's last sale of WMC was $8.88, representing a -21.97% decrease from the 52 week high of $11.38 and a 4.96% increase over the 52 week low of $8.46.
WMC is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ) and Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ). WMC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.56.
Interested in gaining exposure to WMC through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have WMC as a top-10 holding:
- Invesco KBW High Dividend Yield Financial ETF ( KBWD ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is KBWD with an decrease of -16.85% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of WMC at 4.19%.
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