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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.

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.

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%.

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


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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