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Walker & Dunlop Stock Forecast, Price & News

$53.52
+0.46 (+0.87 %)
(As of 09/17/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$52.16
Now: $53.52
$54.15
50-Day Range
$50.18
MA: $54.85
$60.92
52-Week Range
$24.55
Now: $53.52
$79.74
Volume129,155 shs
Average Volume260,158 shs
Market Capitalization$1.66 billion
P/E Ratio8.67
Dividend Yield2.71%
Beta1.24
Walker & 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, second trust, supplemental, construction, mezzanine, preferred equity, small-balance, and bridge/interim loans. It provides multifamily finance for multifamily, manufactured housing communities, student housing, affordable housing, 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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.01 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Nondepository credit institutions
Sub-IndustryThrifts & Mortgage Finance
SectorFinance
CUSIP93148P10
Phone301-215-5500

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$817.22 million
Cash Flow$10.83 per share
Book Value$33.82 per share

Profitability

Net Income$173.37 million

Miscellaneous

Employees723
Market Cap$1.66 billion
Next Earnings Date11/4/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$53.52
+0.46 (+0.87 %)
(As of 09/17/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Walker & Dunlop (NYSE:WD) Frequently Asked Questions

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

Walker & Dunlop's stock was trading at $56.43 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, WD stock has decreased by 5.1% and is now trading at $53.56.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Walker & Dunlop?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Walker & Dunlop in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is Walker & Dunlop's next earnings date?

Walker & Dunlop is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November 4th 2020.
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How were Walker & Dunlop's earnings last quarter?

Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE:WD) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August, 5th. The financial services provider reported $1.95 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.05 by $0.90. The financial services provider had revenue of $252.83 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $210.90 million. Walker & Dunlop had a return on equity of 18.98% and a net margin of 21.64%. The company's revenue was up 26.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $1.33 EPS.
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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, August 5th. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 21st will be paid a dividend of $0.36 per share on Tuesday, September 8th. This represents a $1.44 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.69%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 20th.
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What price target have analysts set for WD?

4 brokerages have issued 1 year target prices for Walker & Dunlop's stock. Their forecasts range from $45.00 to $70.00. On average, they expect Walker & Dunlop's share price to reach $61.25 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 14.4% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Walker & Dunlop?

Walker & Dunlop saw a decrease in short interest in August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 669,800 shares, a decrease of 25.2% from the August 15th total of 895,900 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 186,500 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.6 days. Currently, 2.3% of the company's shares are sold short.
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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 Trade Desk (TTD), Appian (APPN), Walt Disney (DIS), NVIDIA (NVDA), Paycom Software (PAYC), Square (SQ), Mastercard (MA), Stitch Fix (SFIX), Shopify (SHOP) and Twilio (TWLO).

Who are Walker & Dunlop's key executives?

Walker & Dunlop's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. William Mallory Walker, Chairman & CEO (Age 52)
  • Mr. Howard W. Smith III, Pres & Director (Age 60)
  • Mr. Stephen P. Theobald, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 57)
  • Mr. Richard M. Lucas, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 54)
  • Mr. Richard C. Warner CMB, Exec. VP & Chief Credit Officer (Age 64)

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 variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (12.97%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (2.81%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (2.04%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.37%), Nuveen Asset Management LLC (1.15%) and LSV Asset Management (1.12%). 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 Vanguard Group Inc., Alyeska Investment Group L.P., Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Man Group plc, WINTON GROUP Ltd, AQR Capital Management LLC, Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Co. LLC, and Shufro Rose & Co. LLC. Company insiders that have sold Walker & Dunlop company stock in the last year include Howard W Smith III, Richard C Warner, Richard M Lucas, and William M Walker.
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Which institutional investors are buying Walker & Dunlop stock?

WD stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Moody Aldrich Partners LLC, Victory Capital Management Inc., Great Lakes Advisors LLC, No Street GP LP, Marshall Wace LLP, Bridgeway Capital Management Inc., and Bank of New York Mellon Corp. 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 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 $53.56.

How big of a company is Walker & Dunlop?

Walker & Dunlop has a market capitalization of $1.67 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 723 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 9/18/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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