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NYSE:WD

Walker & Dunlop - WD Stock Forecast, Price & News

$90.52
+1.21 (+1.35%)
(As of 12/1/2022 03:10 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$90.17
$92.10
50-Day Range
$76.82
$91.57
52-Week Range
$75.33
$154.53
Volume
9,873 shs
Average Volume
140,953 shs
Market Capitalization
$2.99 billion
P/E Ratio
11.99
Dividend Yield
2.79%
Price Target
$146.50

Walker & Dunlop MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Buy
3.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
60.1% Upside
$146.50 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
2.26% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
1.44mentions of Walker & Dunlop in the last 14 days
Based on 2 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
25.00%
From $6.68 to $8.35 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

3.17 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

26th out of 912 stocks

Nondepository Credit Institutions Industry

2nd out of 34 stocks

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About Walker & Dunlop (NYSE:WD) Stock

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. 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'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 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, CMBS conduits, 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. Walker & Dunlop, Inc. was founded in 1937 and is headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland.

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WD Stock News Headlines

Walker & Dunlop, Inc. Q3 Income Drops, misses estimates
Walker & Dunlop Q3 Earnings Tops Estimates; Declares Dividend
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WD Company Calendar

Last Earnings
11/04/2021
Ex-Dividend for 9/2 Dividend
8/17/2022
Dividend Payable
9/02/2022
Ex-Dividend for 12/9 Dividend
11/23/2022
Today
12/01/2022
Dividend Payable
12/09/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
2/02/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Nondepository credit institutions
Sub-Industry
Thrifts & Mortgage Finance
Sector
Finance
CUSIP
93148P10
Employees
1,305
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$146.50
High Stock Price Forecast
$183.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$110.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+61.8%
Consensus Rating
Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
3.00
Research Coverage
3 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$265.76 million
Pretax Margin
23.69%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.26 billion
Cash Flow
$15.80 per share
Book Value
$51.34 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
30,355,000
Market Cap
$2.99 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.25

Key Executives

  • Mr. William Mallory Walker (Age 55)
    Chairman & CEO
    Comp: $4.48M
  • Mr. Howard W. Smith IIIMr. Howard W. Smith III (Age 63)
    Pres & Director
    Comp: $2.47M
  • Mr. Stephen P. TheobaldMr. Stephen P. Theobald (Age 60)
    Exec. VP & COO
    Comp: $1.65M
  • Mr. Richard M. Lucas (Age 57)
    Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec.
    Comp: $1.4M
  • Ms. Paula A. PryorMs. Paula A. Pryor (Age 43)
    Exec. VP & Chief HR Officer
    Comp: $1.12M
  • Mr. Greg Florkowski
    Exec. VP, CFO & Controller
  • Mr. Aaron J. Perlis
    Exec. VP & CTO
  • Ms. Kelsey Duffey
    Sr. VP of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Carol McNerney
    Chief Marketing Officer
  • Mr. Michael Palmer
    Sr. VP of Asset Management













WD Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

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

3 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Walker & Dunlop in the last year. There are currently 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" WD shares.
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What is Walker & Dunlop's stock price forecast for 2023?

3 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for Walker & Dunlop's stock. Their WD share price forecasts range from $110.00 to $183.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $146.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 64.0% from the stock's current price.
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How have WD shares performed in 2022?

Walker & Dunlop's stock was trading at $150.88 at the beginning of the year. Since then, WD shares have decreased by 40.8% and is now trading at $89.31.
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Are investors shorting Walker & Dunlop?

Walker & Dunlop saw a decrease in short interest in the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totaling 690,400 shares, a decrease of 26.5% from the October 31st total of 939,300 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 139,900 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 4.9 days. Currently, 2.3% of the company's shares are short sold.
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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, February 2nd 2023.
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How were Walker & Dunlop's earnings last quarter?

Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE:WD) released its earnings results on Thursday, November, 4th. The financial services provider reported $2.21 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $2.07 by $0.14. The financial services provider had revenue of $346.30 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $311.43 million. Walker & Dunlop had a net margin of 18.11% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 15.23%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 40.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm posted $1.66 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 Tuesday, November 8th. Investors of record on Friday, November 25th will be paid a dividend of $0.60 per share on Friday, December 9th. This represents a $2.40 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.69%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, November 23rd.
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Is Walker & Dunlop a good dividend stock?

Walker & Dunlop (NYSE:WD) pays an annual dividend of $2.40 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.79%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 4 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 31.79%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, WD will have a dividend payout ratio of 28.74% 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).

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 a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (14.24%), Vanguard Group Inc. (10.83%), State Street Corp (3.39%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.22%), Boston Partners (1.42%) and M.D. Sass Investors Services Inc. (1.13%). Insiders that own company stock include Alan J Bowers, Dana L Schmaltz, E John Rice Jr, Howard W Smith III, Michael D Malone, Michael J Warren, Paula A Pryor, Richard C Warner, Stephen P Theobald and William M Walker.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Walker & Dunlop's stock price today?

One share of WD stock can currently be purchased for approximately $89.31.

How much money does Walker & Dunlop make?

Walker & Dunlop (NYSE:WD) has a market capitalization of $2.95 billion and generates $1.26 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $265.76 million in net income (profit) each year or $7.55 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Walker & Dunlop have?

The company employs 1,305 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Walker & Dunlop?

Walker & Dunlop's mailing address is 7501 WISCONSIN AVENUE SUITE 1200E, BETHESDA MD, 20814. The official website for the company is www.walkerdunlop.com. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at (301) 215-5500, via email at investorrelations@walkeranddunlop.com, or via fax at 301-634-2150.

This page (NYSE:WD) was last updated on 12/1/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff