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Walker & Dunlop Stock Forecast, Price & News

+1.13 (+1.26 %)
(As of 01/22/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $91.14
50-Day Range
MA: $88.88
52-Week Range
Now: $91.14
Volume97,820 shs
Average Volume157,451 shs
Market Capitalization$2.85 billion
P/E Ratio14.77
Dividend Yield1.60%
Walker & Dunlop, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides a range of multifamily and other commercial real estate financing products for owners and developers of real estate in the United States. The company offers first mortgage, second trust, supplemental, construction, mezzanine, preferred equity, small-balance, and bridge/interim loans. It also provides multifamily finance for manufactured housing communities, student housing, affordable housing, and senior housing properties under the Fannie Mae 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 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 issuers, and other institutional investors, as well as owners of various types of commercial real estate. Further, 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. Additionally, the company offers property sales brokerage, underwriting and risk management, and servicing and asset management services; and short-term and senior secured debt financing products. Walker & Dunlop, Inc. was founded in 1937 and is headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland.
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Overall MarketRank

2.07 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

199th out of 1,933 stocks

Nondepository Credit Institutions Industry

3rd out of 51 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.3Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Nondepository credit institutions
Sub-IndustryThrifts & Mortgage Finance



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$817.22 million
Cash Flow$16.25 per share
Book Value$33.82 per share


Net Income$173.37 million


Market Cap$2.85 billion
Next Earnings Date2/4/2021 (Confirmed)
+1.13 (+1.26 %)
(As of 01/22/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Walker & Dunlop (NYSE:WD) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Walker & Dunlop's stock been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Walker & Dunlop's stock was trading at $56.43 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, WD stock has increased by 61.5% and is now trading at $91.14.
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Is Walker & Dunlop a buy right now?

5 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Walker & Dunlop in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Walker & Dunlop stock.
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What is William M. Walker's approval rating as Walker & Dunlop's CEO?

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

When is Walker & Dunlop's next earnings date?

Walker & Dunlop is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 4th 2021.
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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, February 4th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were Walker & Dunlop's earnings last quarter?

Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE:WD) posted its earnings results on Thursday, October, 29th. The financial services provider reported $1.66 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.21 by $0.45. The financial services provider earned $247 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $206.73 million. Walker & Dunlop had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 18.98% and a net margin of 21.64%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 16.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $1.39 earnings per share.
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How often does Walker & Dunlop pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Walker & Dunlop?

Walker & Dunlop announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, October 28th. Shareholders of record on Friday, November 13th will be given a dividend of $0.36 per share on Monday, November 30th. This represents a $1.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.58%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 12th.
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Is Walker & Dunlop a good dividend stock?

Walker & Dunlop pays an annual dividend of $1.44 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.60%. The dividend payout ratio of Walker & Dunlop is 26.42%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Walker & Dunlop will have a dividend payout ratio of 22.86% next year. This indicates that Walker & Dunlop will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has Walker & Dunlop issued on next quarter's earnings?

Walker & Dunlop issued an update on its FY 2025 After-Hours earnings guidance on Thursday, December, 10th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of 13.00-15.00 for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.7-2 billion.

What price target have analysts set for WD?

5 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for Walker & Dunlop's shares. Their forecasts range from $45.00 to $98.00. On average, they anticipate Walker & Dunlop's stock price to reach $70.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 22.4%.
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Who are some of Walker & Dunlop's key competitors?

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), The Trade Desk (TTD), Wix.com (WIX), Square (SQ), NVIDIA (NVDA), Twilio (TWLO), Paycom Software (PAYC), Stitch Fix (SFIX), Shopify (SHOP) and Tesla (TSLA).

Who are Walker & Dunlop's key executives?

Walker & Dunlop's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. William Mallory Walker, Chairman & CEO (Age 54, Pay $2.88M)
  • Mr. Howard W. Smith III, Pres & Director (Age 62, Pay $1.83M)
  • Mr. Stephen P. Theobald, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 59, Pay $1.3M)
  • Mr. Richard M. Lucas, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 56, Pay $1.2M)
  • Mr. Greg Florkowski, Exec. VP of Bus. Devel. & Controller
  • Mr. Aaron J. Perlis, Exec. VP & CTO
  • Ms. Kelsey Duffey, VP of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Susan O. Weber, Chief Marketing Officer
  • Ms. Paula A. Pryor, Exec. VP & Chief HR Officer
  • Mr. Michael Palmer, Sr. VP of Asset Management

What is Walker & Dunlop's stock symbol?

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

Who are Walker & Dunlop's major shareholders?

Walker & Dunlop's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include GPM Growth Investors Inc. (0.14%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.07%), Exchange Traded Concepts LLC (0.02%), Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. (0.02%), Kestra Advisory Services LLC (0.02%) and Vivid Financial Management Inc. (0.01%). 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.
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Which institutional investors are selling Walker & Dunlop stock?

WD stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Denali Advisors LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, and Crossmark Global Holdings Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Walker & Dunlop company stock in the last year include Howard W Smith III, Stephen P Theobald, and William M Walker.
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Which institutional investors are buying Walker & Dunlop stock?

WD stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including GPM Growth Investors Inc., Kestra Advisory Services LLC, Vivid Financial Management Inc., 6 Meridian, Exchange Traded Concepts LLC, and Huntington National Bank. Company insiders that have bought Walker & Dunlop stock in the last two years include Alan J Bowers, Dana L Schmaltz, and Michael D Malone.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Walker & Dunlop's stock price today?

One share of WD stock can currently be purchased for approximately $91.14.

How big of a company is Walker & Dunlop?

Walker & Dunlop has a market capitalization of $2.85 billion and generates $817.22 million in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $173.37 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.45 on an earnings per share basis. Walker & Dunlop employs 861 workers across the globe.

What is Walker & Dunlop's official website?

The official website for Walker & Dunlop is www.walkerdunlop.com.

How can I contact Walker & Dunlop?

Walker & Dunlop's mailing address is 7501 WISCONSIN AVENUE SUITE 1200E, BETHESDA MD, 20814. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at 301-215-5500 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 1/24/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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