Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp (NYSE:WMC) Institutional Investors Sentiment Change

June 14, 2018 - By Marguerite Chambers

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

Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp (NYSE:WMC) institutional sentiment increased to 0.97 in 2018 Q1. Its up 0.03, from 0.94 in 2017Q4. The ratio is more positive, as 31 hedge funds opened new or increased stock positions, while 32 sold and reduced their holdings in Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp. The hedge funds in our partner’s database now have: 16.55 million shares, up from 16.29 million shares in 2017Q4. Also, the number of hedge funds holding Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp in their top 10 stock positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 6 Reduced: 26 Increased: 21 New Position: 10.

Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation operates as a real estate investment trust in the United States. The company has market cap of $447.17 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 5.3 P/E ratio. The firm qualifies as a real estate investment trust for federal income tax purposes.

The stock increased 0.61% or $0.065 during the last trading session, reaching $10.745. About 78,192 shares traded. Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (NYSE:WMC) has risen 1.66% since June 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 10.91% the S&P500.

Wolverine Asset Management Llc holds 0.1% of its portfolio in Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation for 837,119 shares. Cordasco Financial Network owns 6,500 shares or 0.07% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Hancock Holding Co has 0.04% invested in the company for 100,000 shares. The New York-based Bbr Partners Llc has invested 0.02% in the stock. Prudential Financial Inc, a New Jersey-based fund reported 1.16 million shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 2 insider buys, and 0 insider sales for $101,405 activity.

Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (NYSE:WMC) Institutional Positions Chart

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