Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (WMC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for October 01, 2015
Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation ( WMC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 01, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.6 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 27, 2015. Shareholders who purchased WMC prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -6.25% decrease from the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $12.59, the dividend yield is 19.06%.
The previous trading day's last sale of WMC was $12.59, representing a -20.37% decrease from the 52 week high of $15.81 and a 13.68% increase over the 52 week low of $11.07.
WMC is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). WMC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.29. Zacks Investment Research reports WMC's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 27.3%, compared to an industry average of -4.2%.