Walker & Dunlop Stock Forecast, Price & News

+1.01 (+0.94 %)
(As of 06/24/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume125,365 shs
Average Volume174,292 shs
Market Capitalization$3.44 billion
P/E Ratio13.56
Dividend Yield1.86%
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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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Overall MarketRank

2.16 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

115th out of 1,977 stocks

Nondepository Credit Institutions Industry

2nd out of 58 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 2.4Dividend 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?

3 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Walker & Dunlop in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 2 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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When is Walker & Dunlop's next earnings date?

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

Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE:WD) announced its earnings results on Thursday, May, 6th. The financial services provider reported $1.79 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.94 by $0.15. The financial services provider earned $224.30 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $248.50 million. Walker & Dunlop had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 21.52% and a net margin of 24.01%. The company's quarterly revenue was down 4.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $1.49 earnings per share.
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How has Walker & Dunlop's stock been impacted by COVID-19?

Walker & Dunlop's stock was trading at $56.43 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, WD stock has increased by 91.9% and is now trading at $108.31.
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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 7th. Investors of record on Thursday, May 20th will be paid a dividend of $0.50 per share on Friday, June 4th. This represents a $2.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.85%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, May 19th.
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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 1.86%. Walker & Dunlop does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. 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 22.35% 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?

3 analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Walker & Dunlop's stock. Their forecasts range from $90.00 to $147.00. On average, they anticipate Walker & Dunlop's share price to reach $119.75 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 10.6% 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 54, Pay $4.9M)
  • Mr. Howard W. Smith III, Pres & Director (Age 62, Pay $3.39M)
  • Mr. Stephen P. Theobald, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 59, Pay $2.7M)
  • Mr. Richard M. Lucas, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 56, Pay $2M)
  • Ms. Paula A. Pryor, Exec. VP & Chief HR Officer (Age 43, Pay $1.87M)
  • 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.

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 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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (15.72%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (5.26%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.15%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (2.46%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (2.33%) and Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (1.61%). 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 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., Boston Partners, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Northern Trust Corp, LSV Asset Management, Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Co. LLC, Shufro Rose & Co. LLC, and GW&K Investment 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 major investors are buying Walker & Dunlop stock?

WD stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, NFJ Investment Group LLC, Millennium Management LLC, Janus Henderson Group PLC, Harspring Capital Management LLC, Crawford Investment Counsel Inc., and Royce & Associates 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 $108.31.

How much money does Walker & Dunlop make?

Walker & Dunlop has a market capitalization of $3.44 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 974 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 6/25/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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