Walker & Dunlop Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.07 (-0.06 %)
(As of 09/16/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume145,416 shs
Average Volume156,385 shs
Market Capitalization$3.63 billion
P/E Ratio14.67
Dividend Yield1.75%
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About Walker & Dunlop

Walker & Dunlop, Inc. is a holding company, which engages in the provision of commercial real estate and finance services. It focuses on multifamily lending, debt brokerage, and property sales. It also involves the delivery and servicing of loan products for its customers. The company was founded by Oliver Walker and Laird Dunlop in 1937 and is headquartered in Bethesda, MD.


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Overall MarketRank

2.34 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

478th out of 1,329 stocks

Nondepository Credit Institutions Industry

19th out of 56 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.4Community Rank: 4.3Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Walker & Dunlop (NYSE:WD) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Walker & Dunlop a buy right now?

4 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Walker & Dunlop in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating 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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Are investors shorting Walker & Dunlop?

Walker & Dunlop saw a increase in short interest in August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 551,900 shares, an increase of 25.7% from the August 15th total of 439,100 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 120,800 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 4.6 days. Approximately 1.9% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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When is Walker & Dunlop's next earnings date?

Walker & Dunlop is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November 4th 2021.
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How were Walker & Dunlop's earnings last quarter?

Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE:WD) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August, 5th. The financial services provider reported $1.73 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $2.05 by $0.32. The financial services provider earned $281.40 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $274.33 million. Walker & Dunlop had a net margin of 22.78% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 20.07%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 11.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm earned $1.95 earnings per share.
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How has Walker & Dunlop's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

Walker & Dunlop's stock was trading at $56.43 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, WD shares have increased by 102.2% and is now trading at $114.11.
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How often does Walker & Dunlop pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Walker & Dunlop?

Walker & Dunlop declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, August 5th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 19th will be given a dividend of $0.50 per share on Friday, September 3rd. This represents a $2.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.75%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 18th.
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Is Walker & Dunlop a good dividend stock?

Walker & Dunlop pays an annual dividend of $2.00 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.81%. The dividend payout ratio of Walker & Dunlop is 26.01%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Walker & Dunlop will have a dividend payout ratio of 24.10% next year. This indicates that Walker & Dunlop will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for WD?

4 analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Walker & Dunlop's stock. Their forecasts range from $90.00 to $147.00. On average, they expect Walker & Dunlop's share price to reach $119.75 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 4.9% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Walker & Dunlop's key executives?

Walker & Dunlop's management team includes the following people:
  • William M. Walker, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
  • Howard W. Smith, President & Director
  • Stephen P. Theobald, Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Aaron J. Perlis, Chief Technology Officer & Executive VP
  • Paula A. Pryor, Chief Human Resources Officer & Executive VP

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.

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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).

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 BlackRock Inc. (15.04%), Vanguard Group Inc. (11.69%), State Street Corp (3.69%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.66%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (2.47%) and Victory Capital Management Inc. (2.11%). 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, Michael J Warren, 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 Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Victory Capital Management Inc., Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Co. LLC, BlackRock Inc., Deutsche Bank AG, First Sabrepoint Capital Management LP, JPMorgan Chase & Co., and Nuveen Asset Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Walker & Dunlop company stock in the last year include E John Rice Jr, Howard W Smith III, Michael J Warren, Stephen P Theobald, and William M Walker.
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Which institutional investors are buying Walker & Dunlop stock?

WD stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including M.D. Sass Investors Services Inc., FMR LLC, 1832 Asset Management L.P., 1832 Asset Management L.P., Vanguard Group Inc., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Geode Capital Management LLC, and First Trust Advisors LP. 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.
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What is Walker & Dunlop's stock price today?

One share of WD stock can currently be purchased for approximately $114.11.

How much money does Walker & Dunlop make?

Walker & Dunlop has a market capitalization of $3.63 billion and generates $1.08 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $246.18 million in net income (profit) each year or $7.69 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Walker & Dunlop have?

Walker & Dunlop employs 988 workers across the globe.

What is Walker & Dunlop's official website?

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

Where are Walker & Dunlop's headquarters?

Walker & Dunlop is headquartered at 7501 WISCONSIN AVENUE SUITE 1200E, BETHESDA MD, 20814.

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 9/16/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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