WMC Historical PE Ratio image   This WMC PE ratio history page last updated 11/7/2022
WMC Historical PE Ratio Chart
PeriodPriceAdj. EPSAnnualizedPE
Q3 2022
11/3/2022
10.510.371.487.1
Q2 2022
8/4/2022
12.540.441.767.1
Q1 2022
5/5/2022
15.300.100.4038.2
Q4 2021
3/2/2022
18.400.100.4046.0
Q3 2021
11/4/2021
25.100.602.4010.5
Q2 2021
8/3/2021
30.900.502.0015.4
Q1 2021
5/5/2021
32.001.004.008.0
Q4 2020
3/3/2021
34.501.204.807.2
Q3 2020
11/5/2020
21.101.004.005.3
Q2 2020
8/5/2020
21.001.104.404.8
Q1 2020
5/6/2020
27.302.9011.602.4
Q4 2019
3/4/2020
105.903.0012.008.8
Q3 2019
11/5/2019
100.502.8011.209.0
Q2 2019
8/6/2019
100.103.1012.408.1
Q1 2019
5/7/2019
105.003.2012.808.2
Q4 2018
3/5/2019
100.403.4013.607.4
Q3 2018
11/7/2018
102.103.3013.207.7
Q2 2018
8/6/2018
108.203.6014.407.5
Q1 2018
5/7/2018
101.103.4013.607.4
Q4 2017
3/5/2018
91.103.1012.407.3
Q3 2017
11/7/2017
98.303.2012.807.7
Q2 2017
8/8/2017
106.303.2012.808.3
Q1 2017
5/3/2017
104.102.5010.0010.4
Q4 2016
3/6/2017
99.705.2020.804.8
Q3 2016
11/2/2016
98.703.5014.007.0
Q2 2016
8/3/2016
99.303.0012.008.3
Q1 2016
5/6/2016
93.602.309.2010.2
Q4 2015
3/1/2016
96.103.9015.606.2
Q3 2015
11/4/2015
114.905.4021.605.3
Q2 2015
7/31/2015
138.707.6030.404.6
Q1 2015
5/6/2015
147.608.2032.804.5
Q4 2014
2/27/2015
150.008.7034.804.3
Q3 2014
11/5/2014
149.706.7026.805.6
Q2 2014
8/7/2014
143.5016.8067.202.1
Q1 2014
5/8/2014
137.004.6018.407.4
Q4 2013
3/7/2014
158.807.0028.005.7
Q3 2013
9/19/2013
168.502.8011.2015.0
Q2 2013
8/6/2013
156.909.4037.604.2
Q1 2013
5/15/2013
198.409.3037.205.3
Q4 2012
3/6/2013
218.9010.5042.005.2
Q3 2012
11/9/2012
204.9027.20108.801.9
WMC PE History Chart
PeriodPriceAdj. EPSTTMPE
Q3 2022
11/3/2022
10.510.371.0110.4
Q2 2022
8/4/2022
12.540.441.2410.1
Q1 2022
5/5/2022
15.300.101.3011.8
Q4 2021
3/2/2022
18.400.102.208.4
Q3 2021
11/4/2021
25.100.603.307.6
Q2 2021
8/3/2021
30.900.503.708.4
Q1 2021
5/5/2021
32.001.004.307.4
Q4 2020
3/3/2021
34.501.206.205.6
Q3 2020
11/5/2020
21.101.008.002.6
Q2 2020
8/5/2020
21.001.109.802.1
Q1 2020
5/6/2020
27.302.9011.802.3
Q4 2019
3/4/2020
105.903.0012.108.8
Q3 2019
11/5/2019
100.502.8012.508.0
Q2 2019
8/6/2019
100.103.1013.007.7
Q1 2019
5/7/2019
105.003.2013.507.8
Q4 2018
3/5/2019
100.403.4013.707.3
Q3 2018
11/7/2018
102.103.3013.407.6
Q2 2018
8/6/2018
108.203.6013.308.1
Q1 2018
5/7/2018
101.103.4012.907.8
Q4 2017
3/5/2018
91.103.1012.007.6
Q3 2017
11/7/2017
98.303.2014.107.0
Q2 2017
8/8/2017
106.303.2014.407.4
Q1 2017
5/3/2017
104.102.5014.207.3
Q4 2016
3/6/2017
99.705.2014.007.1
Q3 2016
11/2/2016
98.703.5012.707.8
Q2 2016
8/3/2016
99.303.0014.606.8
Q1 2016
5/6/2016
93.602.3019.204.9
Q4 2015
3/1/2016
96.103.9025.103.8
Q3 2015
11/4/2015
114.905.4029.903.8
Q2 2015
7/31/2015
138.707.6031.204.4
Q1 2015
5/6/2015
147.608.2040.403.7
Q4 2014
2/27/2015
150.008.7036.804.1
Q3 2014
11/5/2014
149.706.7035.104.3
Q2 2014
8/7/2014
143.5016.8031.204.6
Q1 2014
5/8/2014
137.004.6023.805.8
Q4 2013
3/7/2014
158.807.0028.505.6
Q3 2013
9/19/2013
168.502.8032.005.3
Q2 2013
8/6/2013
156.909.4056.402.8
Q1 2013
5/15/2013
198.409.30NANA
Q4 2012
3/6/2013
218.9010.50NANA
Q3 2012
11/9/2012
204.9027.20NANA
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How should the WMC historical PE ratio be determined?
Realizing that PE stands for Price to Earnings ratio, we need two values to compute it: stock price and earnings per share. The stock price at any given date is a known historical value, but what about the earnings number to use?

✔️Accepted answer: There are a number of different approaches when it comes to calculating a historical PE ratio for a company like Western Asset Mortgage. We like to take our measurements on each of the past quarterly earnings reports. That only leaves the question of whether the earnings number at that quarterly report should be used on an annualized basis, or some other method. We approach this question using three different methods, on this WMC Historical PE Ratio page.

What is the average historical PE for WMC based on annualized quarterly earnings?
As we look back through earnings history, what is the resulting PE calculation if at each measurement period we use that quarter's earnings result annualized?

✔️Accepted answer: The WMC historical PE ratio using the annualized quarterly earnings method works out to 8.7.

What is the average historical PE for WMC based on trailing twelve month earnings?
As we look back through earnings history, what is the resulting PE calculation if at each measurement period we use the trailing twelve months combined earnings result in the calculation?

✔️Accepted answer: The WMC historical PE ratio using the TTM earnings method works out to 6.4.

What is the average historical PE for WMC based on median TTM earnings?
As we look back through earnings history, what is the resulting PE calculation if at each measurement period we use the median earnings over the trailing twelve months and annualize that median result in the calculation?

✔️Accepted answer: The WMC historical PE ratio using the annualized median TTM earnings method works out to 0.92.

On this page we presented the WMC Historical PE Ratio information for Western Asset Mortgage' stock. The average WMC historical PE based on using the annualized quarterly earnings result at each measurement period (for the "E" in the PE calculation; and the closing price on earnings date as the "P") is 8.7. Meanwhile, using the trailing twelve month (TTM) quarterly earnings result as our method of calculation the "E" value at each measurement period, the average WMC historical PE based on this TTM earnings result method is 6.4.

Let's now compare this WMC historical PE result, against the recent PE: when this page was posted on 11/4/2022, the most recent closing price for WMC had been 10.55, and the most recent quarterly earnings result, annualized, was 1.48. Meanwhile, the most recent TTM earnings summed to 1.01. From these numbers, we calculate the recent WMC PE on 11/4/2022 based on annualized quarterly EPS was 7.1. Based on WMC's history, that recent PE is low relative to the historical average, with the recent PE 18.4% lower than the historical average PE across our data set for Western Asset Mortgage. Looking at the recent WMC PE on 11/4/2022 based on TTM EPS, we calculate the ratio at 10.4. Based on WMC's history, that recent PE is elevated relative to the historical average, with the recent PE 62.5% higher than the historical average PE across our Western Asset Mortgage data set with TTM EPS used in the calculation at each period.

Another interesting WMC historical PE Ratio calculation we look at is to take the median earnings per share of the last four quarters for WMC, and then annualize the resulting value... with that annualized number then being used in the PE calculation. To walk through this math for WMC, we start with the past four EPS numbers and we first sort them from lowest to highest: 0.10, 0.10, 0.37, and 0.44. We then toss out the highest and lowest result, and then take the average of those two middle numbers — 0.10 and 0.37 — which gives us the median of 0.23. Basically the way to think about this 0.23 number is this: for the trailing four earnings reports, 0.23 marks the "middle ground" number where WMC has reported a value higher than 0.23 half the time, and has reported a value lower than 0.23 half the time. Annualizing that median value then gets us to 0.92/share, which we use as the denominator in our next PE calculation. With 10.55 as the numerator (as of 11/4/2022), the calculation is then 10.55 / 0.92 = 11.5 as the WMC PE ratio as of 11/4/2022, based on that annualized median value we calculated.

For self directed investors doing their due diligence on WMC or any other given stock, valuation analysis for WMC can greatly benefit from studying the past earnings and resulting PE calculations. This exercise can help inform an analysis as to whether the past earnings trajectory and current versus historical PE ratios justify the current stock value.

That's why we bring you HistoricalPERatio.com to make it easy for investors to investigate Western Asset Mortgage PE history or the past PE information for any stock in our coverage universe. And in your continued research we hope you will be sure to check out the further links included for earnings surprises history (beat/miss data) as well as next earnings dates for WMC. Thanks for visiting, and the next time you need to research WMC Historical PE Ratio or the ratio for another stock, we hope you'll think of our site, as your go-to historical PE ratio research resource of choice.

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