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NYSE:WDWalker & Dunlop Stock Price, Forecast & News

$41.17
+0.67 (+1.65 %)
(As of 06/1/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$40.24
Now: $41.17
$42.16
50-Day Range
$32.75
MA: $37.64
$45.32
52-Week Range
$24.55
Now: $41.17
$79.74
Volume194,205 shs
Average Volume308,072 shs
Market Capitalization$1.28 billion
P/E Ratio7.42
Dividend Yield3.56%
Beta1.16
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: 3.1Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 3.1 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.60 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$10.72 per share
Book Value$33.82 per share

Profitability

Net Income$173.37 million

Miscellaneous

Employees723
Market Cap$1.28 billion
Next Earnings Date8/5/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Walker & Dunlop (NYSE:WD) Frequently Asked Questions

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

Walker & Dunlop's stock was trading at $56.43 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, WD stock has decreased by 27.0% and is now trading at $41.17. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

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 3 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for Walker & Dunlop.

When is Walker & Dunlop's next earnings date?

Walker & Dunlop is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 5th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Walker & Dunlop.

How were Walker & Dunlop's earnings last quarter?

Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE:WD) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, May, 6th. The financial services provider reported $1.49 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.33 by $0.16. The financial services provider earned $234.16 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $190.15 million. Walker & Dunlop had a net margin of 20.49% and a return on equity of 17.47%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 24.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $1.39 earnings per share. View Walker & Dunlop's earnings history.

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

Walker & Dunlop declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, May 6th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, May 20th will be given a dividend of $0.36 per share on Friday, June 5th. This represents a $1.44 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.50%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, May 19th. View Walker & Dunlop's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for WD?

4 analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Walker & Dunlop's stock. Their forecasts range from $45.00 to $70.00. On average, they anticipate Walker & Dunlop's stock price to reach $60.33 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 46.5% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Walker & Dunlop.

Has Walker & Dunlop been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about WD stock has been trending very positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Walker & Dunlop earned a coverage optimism score of 3.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the financial services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. View the latest news aboutWalker & Dunlop.

Are investors shorting Walker & Dunlop?

Walker & Dunlop saw a increase in short interest in the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 716,800 shares, an increase of 46.9% from the April 15th total of 487,800 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 332,400 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.2 days. Approximately 2.5% of the shares of the stock are short sold. View Walker & Dunlop's Current Options Chain.

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), Shopify (SHOP), Walt Disney (DIS), Netflix (NFLX), NVIDIA (NVDA), Verizon Communications (VZ), Alibaba Group (BABA), Mastercard (MA) and Paycom Software (PAYC).

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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (13.33%), State Street Corp (2.81%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (1.81%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (1.81%), APG Asset Management N.V. (1.54%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (1.40%). Company insiders that own Walker & Dunlop stock include Alan J Bowers, Dana L Schmaltz, E John Rice Jr, Howard W Smith III, Richard C Warner, Richard M Lucas, Stephen P Theobald and William M Walker. View institutional ownership trends for Walker & Dunlop.

Which major investors are selling Walker & Dunlop stock?

WD stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd., Hillsdale Investment Management Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., AQR Capital Management LLC, Citigroup Inc., Morgan Stanley, and Morgan Stanley. Company insiders that have sold Walker & Dunlop company stock in the last year include Richard C Warner, Richard M Lucas, Stephen P Theobald, and William M Walker. View insider buying and selling activity for Walker & Dunlop.

Which major investors are buying Walker & Dunlop stock?

WD stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Victory Capital Management Inc., Victory Capital Management Inc., APG Asset Management N.V., BlackRock Inc., Invesco Ltd., Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Co. LLC, State Street Corp, and WINTON GROUP Ltd. Company insiders that have bought Walker & Dunlop stock in the last two years include Alan J Bowers, and Dana L Schmaltz. View insider buying and selling activity 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Walker & Dunlop's stock price today?

One share of WD stock can currently be purchased for approximately $41.17.

How big of a company is Walker & Dunlop?

Walker & Dunlop has a market capitalization of $1.28 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 6/2/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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