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

$56.47
+0.57 (+1.02 %)
(As of 08/22/2019 09:20 AM ET)
Today's Range
$56.18
Now: $56.47
$56.85
50-Day Range
$54.54
MA: $56.45
$59.12
52-Week Range
$37.96
Now: $56.47
$59.39
Volume91,637 shs
Average Volume110,653 shs
Market Capitalization$1.74 billion
P/E Ratio11.20
Dividend Yield2.13%
Beta0.98
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. Read More…

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$9.9070 per share
Book Value$31.37 per share

Profitability

Net Income$161.44 million

Miscellaneous

Employees723
Market Cap$1.74 billion
Next Earnings Date10/30/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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, August 7th. Investors of record on Friday, August 23rd will be given a dividend of $0.30 per share on Monday, September 9th. This represents a $1.20 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.13%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 22nd. View Walker & Dunlop's Dividend History.

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

Walker & Dunlop announced that its board has initiated 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 repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are often an indication that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Walker & Dunlop's earnings last quarter?

Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE:WD) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August, 7th. The financial services provider reported $1.33 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.30 by $0.03. The financial services provider earned $200.33 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $188.90 million. Walker & Dunlop had a net margin of 21.58% and a return on equity of 18.34%. Walker & Dunlop's quarterly revenue was up 12.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $1.26 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, October 30th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Walker & Dunlop.

What price target have analysts set for WD?

3 brokers have issued 12-month price targets for Walker & Dunlop's stock. Their forecasts range from $65.00 to $70.00. On average, they expect Walker & Dunlop's stock price to reach $66.6667 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 18.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Walker & Dunlop.

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

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Walker & Dunlop in the last year. There are currently 3 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 trended positive on Thursday, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Walker & Dunlop earned a news impact score of 2.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the financial services provider a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for Walker & Dunlop.

Are investors shorting Walker & Dunlop?

Walker & Dunlop saw a decline in short interest in the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 300,100 shares, a decline of 7.1% from the June 30th total of 323,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 117,400 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.6 days. Currently, 1.0% of the company's stock are sold short. View Walker & Dunlop's Current Options Chain.

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 Netflix (NFLX), Baidu (BIDU), Shopify (SHOP), JD.Com (JD), NVIDIA (NVDA), Alibaba Group (BABA), Micron Technology (MU), Paypal (PYPL), Trade Desk (TTD) and Appian (APPN).

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 variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (14.14%), BlackRock Inc. (13.83%), Nuveen Asset Management LLC (2.10%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (1.37%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.31%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.29%). 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 APG Asset Management N.V., Schroder Investment Management Group, Schroder Investment Management Group, Panagora Asset Management Inc., Bogle Investment Management L P DE, ClariVest Asset Management LLC, Man Group plc and D. E. Shaw & Co. 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 institutional investors are buying Walker & Dunlop stock?

WD stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nuveen Asset Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., Vanguard Group Inc., Eaton Vance Management, Putnam Investments LLC, LSV Asset Management, Wells Fargo & Company MN and Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Co. LLC. 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 $56.47.

How big of a company is Walker & Dunlop?

Walker & Dunlop has a market capitalization of $1.74 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.View Additional Information About Walker & Dunlop.

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:  237 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  254 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  491
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 8/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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