NYSE:WD - Walker & Dunlop Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$42.18 -1.65 (-3.76 %)
(As of 12/17/2018 04:30 AM ET)
Previous Close$42.18
Today's Range$42.08 - $44.05
52-Week Range$40.82 - $61.44
Volume173,333 shs
Average Volume206,245 shs
Market Capitalization$1.32 billion
P/E Ratio8.86
Dividend Yield2.37%
Beta1.03
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 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
Current SymbolNYSE:WD
Previous Symbol
CUSIP93148P10
Phone301-215-5500

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio2.56
Current Ratio8.48
Quick Ratio8.48

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio8.86
Forward P/E Ratio8.52
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$711.86 million
Price / Sales1.85
Cash Flow$9.2298 per share
Price / Cash Flow4.57
Book Value$26.24 per share
Price / Book1.61

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$4.76
Net Income$211.12 million
Net Margins29.89%
Return on Equity18.23%
Return on Assets6.01%

Miscellaneous

Employees623
Outstanding Shares31,240,000
Market Cap$1.32 billion
OptionableOptionable

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 declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, October 31st. Stockholders of record on Friday, November 16th will be given a dividend of $0.25 per share on Tuesday, December 4th. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.37%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 15th. View Walker & Dunlop's Dividend History.

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

Walker & Dunlop declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a share repurchase plan on Wednesday, February 7th 2018, which permits the company to repurchase $50,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are typically a sign that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Walker & Dunlop's earnings last quarter?

Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE:WD) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October, 31st. The financial services provider reported $1.17 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.32 by $0.15. The financial services provider had revenue of $184.70 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $203.03 million. Walker & Dunlop had a return on equity of 18.23% and a net margin of 29.89%. The firm's revenue was up 2.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $1.06 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, February 6th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Walker & Dunlop.

What price target have analysts set for WD?

4 brokers have issued twelve-month target prices for Walker & Dunlop's shares. Their forecasts range from $58.00 to $66.00. On average, they expect Walker & Dunlop's share price to reach $61.75 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 46.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Walker & Dunlop.

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

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Walker & Dunlop in the last year. There are currently 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Walker & Dunlop.

Has Walker & Dunlop been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about WD stock have trended somewhat positive on Monday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Walker & Dunlop earned a media sentiment score of 1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the financial services provider a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days.

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 & Group Head of FHA Fin. (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)

Who are Walker & Dunlop's major shareholders?

Walker & Dunlop's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (13.68%), Vanguard Group Inc (13.68%), BlackRock Inc. (13.05%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.52%), Teachers Advisors LLC (1.45%) and Prudential Financial Inc. (0.99%). Company insiders that own Walker & Dunlop stock include Alan J Bowers, Dana L Schmaltz, E John Rice Jr, 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., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Allianz Asset Management GmbH, TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC, Teachers Advisors LLC, ClariVest Asset Management LLC, Nordea Investment Management AB and First Trust Advisors LP. Company insiders that have sold Walker & Dunlop company stock in the last year include E John Rice Jr, 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Royce & Associates LP, Janus Henderson Group PLC, Federated Investors Inc. PA, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Schroder Investment Management Group, Morgan Stanley and Vanguard Group Inc. 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 $42.18.

How big of a company is Walker & Dunlop?

Walker & Dunlop has a market capitalization of $1.32 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.

What is Walker & Dunlop's official website?

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

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:  212 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  228 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  440
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 12/17/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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