Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp (NYSE:WMC): Institutional Investors Aren’t Crazy About It

Sentiment for Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp (NYSE:WMC)

Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp (NYSE:WMC) institutional sentiment decreased to 1.84 in Q4 2018. Its down -0.02, from 1.86 in 2018Q3. The ratio fall, as 59 hedge funds started new and increased positions, while 32 trimmed and sold positions in Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp. The hedge funds in our partner’s database now have: 20.88 million shares, up from 19.02 million shares in 2018Q3. Also, the number of hedge funds holding Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp in their top 10 positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 13 Reduced: 19 Increased: 39 New Position: 20.

Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation operates as a real estate investment trust in the United States. The company has market cap of $505.70 million. It primarily focuses on investing in, financing, and managing a portfolio of agency and non-agency residential mortgage-backed securities and commercial mortgage-backed securities, residential whole-loans, and other financial assets. It has a 17.37 P/E ratio. The firm qualifies as a real estate investment trust for federal income tax purposes.

The stock increased 1.64% or $0.17 during the last trading session, reaching $10.51. About 1.15 million shares traded or 192.39% up from the average. Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (NYSE:WMC) has risen 12.94% since March 17, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 8.57% the S&P500.

Campbell & Co Investment Adviser Llc holds 0.2% of its portfolio in Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation for 21,411 shares. Weiss Asset Management Lp owns 251,535 shares or 0.15% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Chicago Equity Partners Llc has 0.07% invested in the company for 193,350 shares. The Illinois-based Wolverine Asset Management Llc has invested 0.07% in the stock. Bluemountain Capital Management Llc, a New York-based fund reported 249,873 shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 2 insider buys, and 0 sales for $5,554 activity.

More notable recent Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (NYSE:WMC) news were published by: Gurufocus.com which released: “Would Buffett Buy GE? The Answer Is Not So Simple – GuruFocus.com” on March 08, 2019, also Benzinga.com with their article: “Things Are Going From Bad To Worse For GE (NYSE:GE) – Benzinga” published on November 12, 2018, Businesswire.com published: “GE to Sell BioPharma Business to Danaher for $21.4 Billion – Business Wire” on February 25, 2019. More interesting news about Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (NYSE:WMC) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Western Asset Mortgage REIT Coming Into A Buy Window – Seeking Alpha” published on December 15, 2015 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (WMC) CEO Jennifer Murphy on Q4 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: March 06, 2019.

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