NYSE:WD - Walker & Dunlop Stock Price, News, Headlines & Rumors

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$55.36 -0.42 (-0.75 %)
(As of 08/15/2018 02:54 AM ET)
Previous Close$55.78
Today's Range$55.32 - $56.17
52-Week Range$42.66 - $61.44
Volume210,000 shs
Average Volume225,521 shs
Market Capitalization$1.72 billion
P/E Ratio11.63
Dividend Yield1.81%
Beta0.89
Walker & Dunlop logoWalker & Dunlop, Inc., through its subsidiaries, originates, sells, and services a range of multifamily and other commercial real estate loans for owners and developers of real estate in the United States. The company offers multifamily properties and commercial real estate finance products, such as first mortgage loans, second trust loans, supplemental financings, construction loans, mezzanine loans, and bridge/interim loans. It provides multifamily finance for multifamily, manufactured housing communities, student housing, affordable, and senior housing properties under the Fannie Mae DUS program; and FHA finance, such as construction and permanent loans to developers and owners of multifamily housing, affordable housing, senior housing, and healthcare facilities. The company also acts as an intermediary in the placement of commercial real estate debt between institutional sources of capital, including life insurance companies, investment banks, commercial banks, pension funds, commercial mortgage backed securities (CMBS) issuers, and other institutional investors, as well as owners of various types of commercial real estate. In addition, it advises on capital structure; develops the financing package; facilitates negotiations between its client and institutional sources of capital; coordinates due diligence; and assists in closing the transaction, as well as offers interim loans and CMBS products, and investment sales brokerage services. Further, the company offers underwriting and risk management, servicing and asset management, and direct loan originators and correspondent network services. Walker & Dunlop, Inc. was founded in 1937 and is headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Nondepository credit institutions
Sub-IndustryThrifts & Mortgage Finance
SectorFinance
SymbolNYSE:WD
CUSIP93148P10
Phone301-215-5500

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.62
Current Ratio6.99
Quick Ratio6.99

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio11.63
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$711.86 million
Price / Sales2.43
Cash Flow$9.2730 per share
Price / Cash5.97
Book Value$26.24 per share
Price / Book2.11

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$4.76
Net Income$211.12 million
Net Margins29.63%
Return on Equity18.89%
Return on Assets5.40%

Miscellaneous

Employees623
Outstanding Shares31,270,000
Market Cap$1.72 billion

Walker & Dunlop (NYSE:WD) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Walker & Dunlop's stock symbol?

Walker & Dunlop trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "WD."

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

Walker & Dunlop announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, August 2nd. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 17th will be paid a dividend of $0.25 per share on Tuesday, September 4th. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.81%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 16th. View Walker & Dunlop's Dividend History.

How will Walker & Dunlop's stock buyback program work?

Walker & Dunlop declared that its board has approved a stock repurchase program on Wednesday, February 7th 2018, which authorizes the company to buyback $50,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are generally an indication that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Walker & Dunlop's earnings last quarter?

Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE:WD) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August, 1st. The financial services provider reported $1.28 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.34 by $0.06. The financial services provider had revenue of $178.20 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $182.79 million. Walker & Dunlop had a net margin of 29.63% and a return on equity of 18.89%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 7.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $1.08 earnings per share. View Walker & Dunlop's Earnings History.

When is Walker & Dunlop's next earnings date?

Walker & Dunlop is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November, 14th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Walker & Dunlop.

What price target have analysts set for WD?

3 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for Walker & Dunlop's shares. Their forecasts range from $60.00 to $66.00. On average, they anticipate Walker & Dunlop's share price to reach $63.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 13.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Walker & Dunlop.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Walker & Dunlop?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Walker & Dunlop in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Walker & Dunlop.

Who are some of Walker & Dunlop's key competitors?

Who are Walker & Dunlop's key executives?

Walker & Dunlop's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. William Mallory Walker, Chairman & CEO (Age 51)
  • Mr. Howard W. Smith III, Pres & Director (Age 59)
  • Mr. Stephen P. Theobald, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 56)
  • Mr. Richard M. Lucas, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 53)
  • Mr. Richard C. Warner CMB, Exec. VP & Chief Credit Officer (Age 63)

Has Walker & Dunlop been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about WD stock has trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. Accern scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Walker & Dunlop earned a coverage optimism score of 0.16 on Accern's scale. They also assigned headlines about the financial services provider an impact score of 47.29 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. View Recent Headlines for Walker & Dunlop.

Who are Walker & Dunlop's major shareholders?

Walker & Dunlop's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (12.40%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.83%), Boston Partners (4.82%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.50%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (1.40%) and Shufro Rose & Co. LLC (0.94%). Company insiders that own Walker & Dunlop stock include Alan J Bowers, Dana L Schmaltz, Howard W Smith III, Michael D Malone, Richard C Warner, Richard M Lucas, Stephen P Theobald and William M Walker. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Walker & Dunlop.

Which institutional investors are selling Walker & Dunlop stock?

WD stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Victory Capital Management Inc., Royce & Associates LP, ClariVest Asset Management LLC, New Amsterdam Partners LLC NY, Shufro Rose & Co. LLC, Catalyst Capital Advisors LLC, KBC Group NV and Bank of New York Mellon Corp. Company insiders that have sold Walker & Dunlop company stock in the last year include Howard W Smith III, Richard C Warner, Richard M Lucas, Stephen P Theobald and William M Walker. View Insider Buying and Selling for Walker & Dunlop.

Which institutional investors are buying Walker & Dunlop stock?

WD stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Burney Co., Boston Partners, TD Asset Management Inc., Peregrine Asset Advisers Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, James Investment Research Inc. and Martingale Asset Management L P. Company insiders that have bought Walker & Dunlop stock in the last two years include Alan J Bowers, Dana L Schmaltz and Michael D Malone. View Insider Buying and Selling for Walker & Dunlop.

How do I buy shares of Walker & Dunlop?

Shares of WD can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Walker & Dunlop's stock price today?

One share of WD stock can currently be purchased for approximately $55.36.

How big of a company is Walker & Dunlop?

Walker & Dunlop has a market capitalization of $1.72 billion and generates $711.86 million in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $211.12 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.76 on an earnings per share basis. Walker & Dunlop employs 623 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Walker & Dunlop?

Walker & Dunlop's mailing address is 7501 WISCONSIN AVENUE, BETHESDA MD, 20814. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at 301-215-5500 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Walker & Dunlop (NYSE WD)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  195 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  206 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  401
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Walker & Dunlop and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe WD will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe WD will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 8/15/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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