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DOW   32,654.59
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NYSE:WD

Walker & Dunlop (WD) Stock Forecast, Price & News

$106.08
+4.04 (+3.96%)
(As of 05/17/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$103.49
$106.23
50-Day Range
$99.11
$136.67
52-Week Range
$95.51
$156.77
Volume
160,250 shs
Average Volume
168,452 shs
Market Capitalization
$3.51 billion
P/E Ratio
12.51
Dividend Yield
2.35%
Beta
1.17
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About Walker & Dunlop

Walker & Dunlop, Inc., through its subsidiaries, originates, sells, and services a range of multifamily and other commercial real estate financing products and services for owners and developers of real estate in the United States. The company offers first mortgage, second trust, supplemental, construction, mezzanine, preferred equity, small-balance, and bridge/interim loans. It also provides multifamily finance for manufactured housing communities, student housing, affordable housing, and senior housing properties under the Fannie Mae's DUS program; and construction and permanent loans to developers and owners of multifamily housing, affordable housing, senior housing, and healthcare facilities. In addition, the company 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, CMBS conduits, and other institutional investors, as well as owners of various types of commercial real estate. Further, 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. Additionally, the company offers property sales brokerage, underwriting and risk management, and servicing and asset management 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-Industry
Thrifts & Mortgage Finance
Sector
Finance
CUSIP
93148P10
Employees
1,305
Year Founded
N/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.26 billion
Cash Flow
$15.42 per share
Book Value
$49.26 per share

Profitability

Net Income
$265.76 million
Pretax Margin
27.24%

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Miscellaneous

Free Float
30,463,000
Market Cap
$3.51 billion
Optionable
Optionable

Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 3/10 Dividend
2/18/2022
Dividend Payable
3/10/2022
Last Earnings
5/05/2022
Today
5/17/2022
Ex-Dividend for 6/3 Dividend
5/18/2022
Dividend Payable
6/03/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
8/04/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

2.80 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

238th out of 1,377 stocks

Nondepository Credit Institutions Industry

8th out of 56 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.5Community Rank: 4.3Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -













Walker & Dunlop (NYSE:WD) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Walker & Dunlop a buy right now?

4 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Walker & Dunlop in the last year. There are currently 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities 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 April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totaling 775,400 shares, an increase of 53.8% from the March 31st total of 504,300 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 167,900 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 4.6 days. Approximately 2.5% of the company's stock are sold short.
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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, August 4th 2022.
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How were Walker & Dunlop's earnings last quarter?

Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE:WD) posted its earnings results on Thursday, May, 5th. The financial services provider reported $2.12 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.85 by $0.27. The financial services provider earned $319.44 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $312.72 million. Walker & Dunlop had a net margin of 20.65% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 18.99%. Walker & Dunlop's revenue was up 42.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $1.54 earnings per share.
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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 Friday, May 6th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, May 19th will be given a dividend of $0.60 per share on Friday, June 3rd. This represents a $2.40 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.26%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, May 18th.
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Is Walker & Dunlop a good dividend stock?

Walker & Dunlop pays an annual dividend of $2.40 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.35%. Walker & Dunlop has been increasing its dividend for 4 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Walker & Dunlop is 28.30%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Walker & Dunlop will have a dividend payout ratio of 22.79% 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 shares. Their forecasts range from $140.00 to $190.00. On average, they anticipate Walker & Dunlop's stock price to reach $171.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 61.2% 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:
  • Mr. William Mallory Walker, Chairman & CEO (Age 55, Pay $4.48M)
  • Mr. Howard W. Smith III, Pres & Director (Age 63, Pay $2.47M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Stephen P. Theobald, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 60, Pay $1.65M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Richard M. Lucas, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 57, Pay $1.4M)
  • Ms. Paula A. Pryor, Exec. VP & Chief HR Officer (Age 43, Pay $1.12M)
  • Mr. Greg Florkowski, Exec. VP of Bus. Devel. & Controller
  • Mr. Aaron J. Perlis, Exec. VP & CTO
  • Ms. Kelsey Duffey, VP of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Susan O. Weber, Chief Marketing Officer
  • Mr. Michael Palmer, Sr. VP of Asset Management
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.

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), 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 a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (14.26%), Vanguard Group Inc. (11.35%), State Street Corp (3.47%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.27%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (1.52%) and Boston Partners (1.42%). Company insiders that own Walker & Dunlop stock include Dana L Schmaltz, E John Rice Jr, Howard W Smith III, Michael D Malone, Michael J Warren, Paula A Pryor, Stephen P Theobald and William M Walker.
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Which major 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., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Royce & Associates LP, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, JPMorgan Chase & Co., First Sabrepoint Capital Management LP, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., and BlackRock Inc..
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Which major investors are buying Walker & Dunlop stock?

WD stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Eventide Asset Management LLC, State Street Corp, Vanguard Group Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, GRS Advisors LLC, American Century Companies Inc., M.D. Sass Investors Services Inc., and Envestnet Asset Management Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Walker & Dunlop stock in the last two years include 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 $106.08.

How much money does Walker & Dunlop make?

Walker & Dunlop has a market capitalization of $3.51 billion and generates $1.26 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $265.76 million in net income (profit) each year or $8.479990 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Walker & Dunlop have?

Walker & Dunlop employs 1,305 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, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 301-634-2150.

This page was last updated on 5/18/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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