Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (WMC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 31, 2016
Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation ( WMC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 31, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.45 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 26, 2016. Shareholders who purchased WMC prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -22.41% decrease from the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of WMC was $10.27, representing a -34.38% decrease from the 52 week high of $15.65 and a 27.74% increase over the 52 week low of $8.04.
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 2016 as -25.95%, compared to an industry average of -1.1%.