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NYSE:WD

Walker & Dunlop (WD) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$90.95
-1.23 (-1.33%)
(As of 04/12/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$90.23
$92.24
50-Day Range
$89.06
$101.06
52-Week Range
$61.06
$113.67
Volume
169,720 shs
Average Volume
230,816 shs
Market Capitalization
$3.06 billion
P/E Ratio
28.60
Dividend Yield
2.86%
Price Target
$100.00

Walker & Dunlop MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
10.0% Upside
$100.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
4.08% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.07mentions of Walker & Dunlop in the last 14 days
Based on 17 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$4.33 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
30.39%
From $4.31 to $5.62 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

2.68 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

1717th out of 2,574 stocks

Nondepository Credit Institutions Industry

58th out of 138 stocks

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About Walker & Dunlop Stock (NYSE:WD)

Walker & Dunlop, Inc., through its subsidiaries, originates, sells, and services a range of multifamily and other commercial real estate financing products and services for owners and developers of real estate in the United States. It operates through three segments: Capital Markets, Servicing & Asset Management, and Corporate. The company offers first mortgage, second trust, supplemental, construction, mezzanine, preferred equity, and small-balance loans. It also provides finance for multifamily, manufactured housing communities, student housing, affordable housing, and senior housing properties under the Fannie Mae's DUS program; and construction and permanent loans to developers and owners of multifamily housing, affordable housing, senior housing, and healthcare facilities. In addition, the company acts as a debt broker to work with life insurance companies, banks, and other institutional lenders to find debt and/or equity solution for the borrowers' needs; and offers property sales brokerage services to owners and developers of multifamily properties, and commercial real estate and multifamily property appraisals for various investors. Further, it provides multifamily appraisal and valuation services; and real estate-related investment banking and advisory services, including housing market research. Additionally, the company offers servicing and asset-managing the portfolio of loans; originates loans through its principal lending and investing activities; and manages third-party capital invested in tax credit equity funds focused on the LIHTC sector and other commercial real estate sectors. Walker & Dunlop, Inc. was founded in 1937 and is headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland.

WD Stock Price History

WD Stock News Headlines

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The real estate industry just changed; three stocks are set to boom on the news of commission cuts, Wall Street is already in, and the window is closing
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Due to both domestic and global issues, the trajectory of this precious metal could skyrocket in the coming months… Which is why billionaires and Central Banks alike are scooping up gold at record rates!
Walker & Dunlop (NYSE:WD) Stock Rating Lowered by Wedbush
Analysts Predict Price Tag for Gold to TRIPLE
Due to both domestic and global issues, the trajectory of this precious metal could skyrocket in the coming months… Which is why billionaires and Central Banks alike are scooping up gold at record rates!
Walker & Dunlop's (WD) Outperform Rating Reaffirmed at Wedbush
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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
2/15/2024
Ex-Dividend for 3/15 Dividend
2/29/2024
Dividend Payable
3/15/2024
Today
4/12/2024
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
5/02/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Sector
Finance
Industry
Nondepository credit institutions
Sub-Industry
Thrifts & Mortgage Finance
CUSIP
93148P10
Employees
1,326
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$100.00
High Stock Price Target
$105.00
Low Stock Price Target
$95.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+10.0%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.00
Research Coverage
3 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$107.36 million
Pretax Margin
13.11%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.05 billion
Cash Flow
$11.28 per share
Book Value
$52.20 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
31,765,000
Market Cap
$3.06 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.53
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WD Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Walker & Dunlop stock right now?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Walker & Dunlop in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" WD shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in WD, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Walker & Dunlop's stock price target for 2024?

3 analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Walker & Dunlop's stock. Their WD share price targets range from $95.00 to $105.00. On average, they expect the company's share price to reach $100.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 10.0% from the stock's current price.
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How have WD shares performed in 2024?

Walker & Dunlop's stock was trading at $111.01 at the beginning of 2024. Since then, WD stock has decreased by 18.1% and is now trading at $90.95.
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Are investors shorting Walker & Dunlop?

Walker & Dunlop saw a drop in short interest during the month of March. As of March 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,400,000 shares, a drop of 23.5% from the February 29th total of 1,830,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 225,800 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 6.2 days.
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When is Walker & Dunlop's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 2nd 2024.
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.

How can I listen to Walker & Dunlop's earnings call?

Walker & Dunlop will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, May 2nd at 8:30 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

How were Walker & Dunlop's earnings last quarter?

Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE:WD) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February, 15th. The financial services provider reported $1.42 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.04 by $0.38. The financial services provider earned $274.30 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $276.76 million. Walker & Dunlop had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 9.15% and a net margin of 10.18%. The company's revenue for the quarter was down 3.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm earned $1.41 earnings per share.

How often does Walker & Dunlop pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Walker & Dunlop?

Walker & Dunlop announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, February 14th. Investors of record on Friday, March 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.65 per share on Friday, March 15th. This represents a $2.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.86%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 29th. This is an increase from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $0.63.
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Is Walker & Dunlop a good dividend stock?

Walker & Dunlop (NYSE:WD) pays an annual dividend of $2.60 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.81%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 6 consecutive years, indicating the company has a new, but growing committment to grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 81.76%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on earnings estimates, WD will have a dividend payout ratio of 46.26% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What is William M. Walker's approval rating as Walker & Dunlop's CEO?

46 employees have rated Walker & Dunlop Chief Executive Officer William M. Walker on Glassdoor.com. William M. Walker has an approval rating of 99% among the company's employees. This puts William M. Walker in the top 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of Walker & Dunlop own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Walker & Dunlop investors own include Appian (APPN), Trade Desk (TTD), Wix.com (WIX), Block (SQ), NVIDIA (NVDA), Twilio (TWLO), Paycom Software (PAYC), Stitch Fix (SFIX), Shopify (SHOP) and Tesla (TSLA).

How do I buy shares of Walker & Dunlop?

Shares of WD stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NYSE:WD) was last updated on 4/13/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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