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Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (WMC) is down -1.43% from 52 weeks low but Don’t Get Your Hopes high

Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (NYSE:WMC) previous close was $3.23 while the outstanding shares total 60.74M. The firm has a beta of 2.20, a 12-month trailing P/E ratio of 2.04, and a growth ratio of 0.41. WMC’s shares traded higher over the last trading session, gaining 2.48% on 05/26/21. The shares fell to a low of $3.24 before closing at $3.31. Intraday shares traded counted 0.67 million, which was 16.01% higher than its 30-day average trading volume of 795.86K. The stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is 62.34, with weekly volatility at 2.41% and ATR at 0.10. The WMC stock’s 52-week price range has touched low of $1.88 and a $4.10 high.

Investors have identified the REIT – Mortgage company Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation as an interesting stock but before investments are made there, an in-depth look at its trading activities will have to be conducted. The share is trading with a market value of around $201.28 million, the company now has both obstacles and catalysts that affect them and they came from their mode of operations. With the company affected by events currently, it is a perfect time to analyze the numbers behind the firm in order to come up with a rather realistic picture of what this stock is.

Having a look at the company’s valuation, the company is expected to record 0.35 total earnings per share during the next fiscal year. It is very important though to remember that the importance of trend far outweighs that of outlook. This analysis has been great and getting further updates on WMC sounds very interesting.

Is the stock of WMC attractive?

In related news, Chief Financial Officer, Meyer Lisa bought 1,500 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that recorded on Nov 19. The purchase was performed at an average price of 2.90, for a total value of 4,345. As the purchase deal closes, the Director, President and CEO, Murphy Jennifer now bought 20,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at 39,230. Also, Chief Investment Officer, Trifon Harris bought 5,000 shares of the company’s stock in a deal that was recorded on Jun 24. The shares were cost at an average price of 2.53 per share, with a total market value of 12,645. In the last 6 months, insiders have changed their ownership in shares of company stock by 0.83%.

0 out of 2 analysts covering the stock have rated it a Buy, while 1 have maintained a Hold recommendation on Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation. 0 analysts has assigned a Sell rating on the WMC stock. The 12-month mean consensus price target for the company’s shares has been set at $3.25.

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