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

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$50.30 -1.13 (-2.20 %)
(As of 03/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$50.30
Today's Range$49.95 - $51.02
52-Week Range$37.96 - $61.44
Volume176,836 shs
Average Volume177,085 shs
Market Capitalization$1.52 billion
P/E Ratio9.98
Dividend Yield2.33%
Beta0.95
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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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$725.25 million
Cash Flow$9.6917 per share
Book Value$29.04 per share

Profitability

Net Income$161.44 million

Miscellaneous

Employees723
Market Cap$1.52 billion
Next Earnings Date5/1/2019 (Estimated)
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 announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 7th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, February 26th will be given a dividend of $0.30 per share on Thursday, March 7th. This represents a $1.20 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.39%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, February 25th. This is a boost from Walker & Dunlop's previous quarterly dividend of $0.25. View Walker & Dunlop's Dividend History.

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

Walker & Dunlop declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock repurchase program on Wednesday, February 7th 2018, which authorizes the company to buyback $50,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are generally a sign that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Walker & Dunlop's earnings last quarter?

Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE:WD) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, February, 6th. The financial services provider reported $1.44 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.34 by $0.10. The financial services provider had revenue of $214.93 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $204.20 million. Walker & Dunlop had a net margin of 22.24% and a return on equity of 18.33%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 3.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $1.26 EPS. 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, May 1st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Walker & Dunlop.

What price target have analysts set for WD?

5 brokers have issued 1 year price objectives for Walker & Dunlop's shares. Their forecasts range from $58.00 to $70.00. On average, they anticipate Walker & Dunlop's stock price to reach $64.40 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 28.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Walker & Dunlop.

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

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Walker & Dunlop in the last year. There are currently 5 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?

Headlines about WD stock have been trending somewhat negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Walker & Dunlop earned a media sentiment score of -1.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the financial services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future.

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 JD.Com (JD), Micron Technology (MU), Alibaba Group (BABA), Baidu (BIDU), NVIDIA (NVDA), Walt Disney (DIS), Shopify (SHOP), Tesla (TSLA), Southwest Airlines (LUV) and Visa (V).

Who are Walker & Dunlop's key executives?

Walker & Dunlop's management team includes the folowing 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)

Who are Walker & Dunlop's major shareholders?

Walker & Dunlop's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (13.30%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.88%), Boston Partners (4.94%), APG Asset Management N.V. (1.87%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.62%) and Norges Bank (1.42%). 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 major investors are selling Walker & Dunlop stock?

WD stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Martingale Asset Management L P, Prudential Financial Inc., Barclays PLC, Burney Co., NorthCoast Asset Management LLC, Her Majesty the Queen in Right of the Province of Alberta as represented by Alberta Investment Management Corp, Catalyst Capital Advisors LLC and Brown Advisory Inc.. 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 major investors are buying Walker & Dunlop stock?

WD stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Norges Bank, Southside Capital LLC, American Century Companies Inc., Boston Partners, BlackRock Inc., APG Asset Management N.V., Millennium Management LLC and Bank of America Corp DE. 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 $50.30.

How big of a company is Walker & Dunlop?

Walker & Dunlop has a market capitalization of $1.52 billion and generates $725.25 million in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $161.44 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.04 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 http://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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Walker & Dunlop (NYSE WD)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  218 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  233 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  451
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 3/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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