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$100.63
+0.93 (+0.93 %)
(As of 03/5/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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$95.07
Now: $100.63
$102.00
50-Day Range
$81.84
MA: $94.90
$105.92
52-Week Range
$24.55
Now: $100.63
$106.45
Volume205,440 shs
Average Volume192,045 shs
Market Capitalization$3.17 billion
P/E Ratio16.31
Dividend Yield1.99%
Beta1.27

Competitors

Walker & Dunlop (NYSE:WD) Vs. PBCT, TFSL, NYCB, MTG, RDN, and TREE

Should you be buying WD stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "thrifts & mortgage finance" are considered alternatives and competitors to Walker & Dunlop, including People's United Financial (PBCT), TFS Financial (TFSL), New York Community Bancorp (NYCB), MGIC Investment (MTG), Radian Group (RDN), and LendingTree (TREE).

Walker & Dunlop (NYSE:WD) and People's United Financial (NASDAQ:PBCT) are both mid-cap finance companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, profitability, risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, dividends and valuation.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Walker & Dunlop and People's United Financial's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Walker & Dunlop$817.22 million3.88$173.37 million$5.4518.46
People's United Financial$2.31 billion3.38$520.40 million$1.3913.23

People's United Financial has higher revenue and earnings than Walker & Dunlop. People's United Financial is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Walker & Dunlop, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Walker & Dunlop and People's United Financial's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Walker & Dunlop21.64%18.98%6.22%
People's United Financial21.57%7.30%0.92%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

77.1% of Walker & Dunlop shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 71.6% of People's United Financial shares are owned by institutional investors. 9.7% of Walker & Dunlop shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 2.2% of People's United Financial shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Dividends

Walker & Dunlop pays an annual dividend of $2.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.0%. People's United Financial pays an annual dividend of $0.72 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.9%. Walker & Dunlop pays out 36.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. People's United Financial pays out 51.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Walker & Dunlop has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and People's United Financial has increased its dividend for 28 consecutive years. People's United Financial is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Risk & Volatility

Walker & Dunlop has a beta of 1.27, suggesting that its stock price is 27% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, People's United Financial has a beta of 1.26, suggesting that its stock price is 26% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Walker & Dunlop and People's United Financial, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Walker & Dunlop01302.75
People's United Financial08202.20

Walker & Dunlop currently has a consensus target price of $90.6667, suggesting a potential downside of 9.90%. People's United Financial has a consensus target price of $14.4688, suggesting a potential downside of 21.32%. Given Walker & Dunlop's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe Walker & Dunlop is more favorable than People's United Financial.

Summary

Walker & Dunlop beats People's United Financial on 13 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Walker & Dunlop (NYSE:WD) and TFS Financial (NASDAQ:TFSL) are both mid-cap finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, risk, profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations and earnings.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Walker & Dunlop and TFS Financial's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Walker & Dunlop$817.22 million3.88$173.37 million$5.4518.46
TFS Financial$508.55 million11.62$83.32 million$0.3070.23

Walker & Dunlop has higher revenue and earnings than TFS Financial. Walker & Dunlop is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than TFS Financial, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Walker & Dunlop and TFS Financial's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Walker & Dunlop21.64%18.98%6.22%
TFS Financial16.38%4.97%0.56%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

77.1% of Walker & Dunlop shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 10.0% of TFS Financial shares are held by institutional investors. 9.7% of Walker & Dunlop shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.6% of TFS Financial shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Dividends

Walker & Dunlop pays an annual dividend of $2.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.0%. TFS Financial pays an annual dividend of $1.12 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.3%. Walker & Dunlop pays out 36.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. TFS Financial pays out 373.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Walker & Dunlop has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and TFS Financial has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Volatility & Risk

Walker & Dunlop has a beta of 1.27, indicating that its share price is 27% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, TFS Financial has a beta of 0.47, indicating that its share price is 53% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Walker & Dunlop and TFS Financial, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Walker & Dunlop01302.75
TFS Financial0000N/A

Walker & Dunlop currently has a consensus target price of $90.6667, indicating a potential downside of 9.90%. Given Walker & Dunlop's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Walker & Dunlop is more favorable than TFS Financial.

Summary

Walker & Dunlop beats TFS Financial on 12 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Walker & Dunlop (NYSE:WD) and New York Community Bancorp (NYSE:NYCB) are both mid-cap finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, risk, profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations and earnings.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Walker & Dunlop and New York Community Bancorp's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Walker & Dunlop$817.22 million3.88$173.37 million$5.4518.46
New York Community Bancorp$1.89 billion3.02$395.04 million$0.7715.90

New York Community Bancorp has higher revenue and earnings than Walker & Dunlop. New York Community Bancorp is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Walker & Dunlop, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Walker & Dunlop and New York Community Bancorp's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Walker & Dunlop21.64%18.98%6.22%
New York Community Bancorp23.07%6.69%0.76%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

77.1% of Walker & Dunlop shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 50.8% of New York Community Bancorp shares are held by institutional investors. 9.7% of Walker & Dunlop shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 3.3% of New York Community Bancorp shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Dividends

Walker & Dunlop pays an annual dividend of $2.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.0%. New York Community Bancorp pays an annual dividend of $0.68 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.6%. Walker & Dunlop pays out 36.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. New York Community Bancorp pays out 88.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Walker & Dunlop has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and New York Community Bancorp has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Volatility & Risk

Walker & Dunlop has a beta of 1.27, indicating that its share price is 27% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, New York Community Bancorp has a beta of 1.07, indicating that its share price is 7% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Walker & Dunlop and New York Community Bancorp, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Walker & Dunlop01302.75
New York Community Bancorp06602.50

Walker & Dunlop currently has a consensus target price of $90.6667, indicating a potential downside of 9.90%. New York Community Bancorp has a consensus target price of $12.00, indicating a potential downside of 1.96%. Given New York Community Bancorp's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe New York Community Bancorp is more favorable than Walker & Dunlop.

Summary

Walker & Dunlop beats New York Community Bancorp on 10 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Walker & Dunlop (NYSE:WD) and MGIC Investment (NYSE:MTG) are both mid-cap finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, risk, profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations and earnings.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Walker & Dunlop and MGIC Investment's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Walker & Dunlop$817.22 million3.88$173.37 million$5.4518.46
MGIC Investment$1.21 billion3.46$673.76 million$1.846.74

MGIC Investment has higher revenue and earnings than Walker & Dunlop. MGIC Investment is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Walker & Dunlop, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Walker & Dunlop and MGIC Investment's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Walker & Dunlop21.64%18.98%6.22%
MGIC Investment39.04%11.08%7.40%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

77.1% of Walker & Dunlop shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 89.9% of MGIC Investment shares are held by institutional investors. 9.7% of Walker & Dunlop shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.6% of MGIC Investment shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Dividends

Walker & Dunlop pays an annual dividend of $2.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.0%. MGIC Investment pays an annual dividend of $0.24 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.9%. Walker & Dunlop pays out 36.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. MGIC Investment pays out 13.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Walker & Dunlop has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and MGIC Investment has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Volatility & Risk

Walker & Dunlop has a beta of 1.27, indicating that its share price is 27% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, MGIC Investment has a beta of 1.84, indicating that its share price is 84% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Walker & Dunlop and MGIC Investment, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Walker & Dunlop01302.75
MGIC Investment01702.88

Walker & Dunlop currently has a consensus target price of $90.6667, indicating a potential downside of 9.90%. MGIC Investment has a consensus target price of $13.2188, indicating a potential upside of 6.60%. Given MGIC Investment's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe MGIC Investment is more favorable than Walker & Dunlop.

Summary

MGIC Investment beats Walker & Dunlop on 10 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Walker & Dunlop (NYSE:WD) and Radian Group (NYSE:RDN) are both mid-cap finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, risk, profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations and earnings.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Walker & Dunlop and Radian Group's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Walker & Dunlop$817.22 million3.88$173.37 million$5.4518.46
Radian Group$1.53 billion2.68$672.31 million$3.216.65

Radian Group has higher revenue and earnings than Walker & Dunlop. Radian Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Walker & Dunlop, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Walker & Dunlop and Radian Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Walker & Dunlop21.64%18.98%6.22%
Radian Group27.92%9.49%5.27%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

77.1% of Walker & Dunlop shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 95.2% of Radian Group shares are held by institutional investors. 9.7% of Walker & Dunlop shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.2% of Radian Group shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Dividends

Walker & Dunlop pays an annual dividend of $2.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.0%. Radian Group pays an annual dividend of $0.50 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.3%. Walker & Dunlop pays out 36.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Radian Group pays out 15.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Walker & Dunlop has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Radian Group has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Radian Group is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Volatility & Risk

Walker & Dunlop has a beta of 1.27, indicating that its share price is 27% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Radian Group has a beta of 1.58, indicating that its share price is 58% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Walker & Dunlop and Radian Group, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Walker & Dunlop01302.75
Radian Group01602.86

Walker & Dunlop currently has a consensus target price of $90.6667, indicating a potential downside of 9.90%. Radian Group has a consensus target price of $23.80, indicating a potential upside of 11.42%. Given Radian Group's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Radian Group is more favorable than Walker & Dunlop.

Summary

Radian Group beats Walker & Dunlop on 10 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Walker & Dunlop (NYSE:WD) and LendingTree (NASDAQ:TREE) are both mid-cap finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, risk, profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations and earnings.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Walker & Dunlop and LendingTree's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Walker & Dunlop$817.22 million3.88$173.37 million$5.4518.46
LendingTree$1.11 billion2.84$17.83 million$4.0259.46

Walker & Dunlop has higher earnings, but lower revenue than LendingTree. Walker & Dunlop is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than LendingTree, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Walker & Dunlop and LendingTree's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Walker & Dunlop21.64%18.98%6.22%
LendingTree-4.05%-1.85%-0.69%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

77.1% of Walker & Dunlop shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 88.7% of LendingTree shares are held by institutional investors. 9.7% of Walker & Dunlop shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 17.9% of LendingTree shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Volatility & Risk

Walker & Dunlop has a beta of 1.27, suggesting that its share price is 27% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, LendingTree has a beta of 1.75, suggesting that its share price is 75% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Walker & Dunlop and LendingTree, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Walker & Dunlop01302.75
LendingTree21802.55

Walker & Dunlop currently has a consensus target price of $90.6667, indicating a potential downside of 9.90%. LendingTree has a consensus target price of $310.6154, indicating a potential upside of 29.96%. Given LendingTree's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe LendingTree is more favorable than Walker & Dunlop.

Summary

Walker & Dunlop beats LendingTree on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.


Walker & Dunlop Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
People's United Financial logo
PBCT
People's United Financial
2.1$18.39+2.7%$7.83 billion$2.31 billion15.85Analyst Report
TFS Financial logo
TFSL
TFS Financial
0.9$21.07+3.4%$5.91 billion$508.55 million70.23Analyst Upgrade
Insider Selling
Increase in Short Interest
News Coverage
New York Community Bancorp logo
NYCB
New York Community Bancorp
2.4$12.24+1.4%$5.70 billion$1.89 billion14.57Analyst Report
News Coverage
MGIC Investment logo
MTG
MGIC Investment
2.3$12.40+0.3%$4.20 billion$1.21 billion9.32Gap Down
Radian Group logo
RDN
Radian Group
2.4$21.36+1.5%$4.09 billion$1.53 billion10.47Decrease in Short Interest
LendingTree logo
TREE
LendingTree
1.8$239.01+2.5%$3.14 billion$1.11 billion-78.88Insider Buying
High Trading Volume
Unusual Options Activity
The Simply Good Foods logo
SMPL
The Simply Good Foods
1.8$30.33+4.6%$2.90 billion$816.64 million48.14Gap Up
WSFS Financial logo
WSFS
WSFS Financial
1.8$52.10+0.9%$2.63 billion$709.20 million26.45Analyst Downgrade
WSFS Financial logo
WSFS
WSFS Financial
2.6$52.10+0.9%$2.63 billion$709.20 million26.45Analyst Downgrade
Washington Federal logo
WAFD
Washington Federal
1.8$31.23+0.8%$2.37 billion$708.22 million13.94High Trading Volume
News Coverage
Capitol Federal Financial logo
CFFN
Capitol Federal Financial
2.0$13.72+0.9%$1.90 billion$324.58 million29.83Analyst Downgrade
Decrease in Short Interest
Northwest Bancshares logo
NWBI
Northwest Bancshares
1.7$14.94+3.2%$1.90 billion$516.79 million26.68Unusual Options Activity
News Coverage
Provident Financial Services logo
PFS
Provident Financial Services
2.1$22.52+7.7%$1.77 billion$435.26 million18.46Analyst Upgrade
Decrease in Short Interest
News Coverage
Gap Up
OceanFirst Financial logo
OCFC
OceanFirst Financial
2.0$23.22+3.4%$1.39 billion$350.96 million24.44News Coverage
Brookline Bancorp logo
BRKL
Brookline Bancorp
2.0$15.23+2.5%$1.19 billion$377.42 million27.69
Berkshire Hills Bancorp logo
BHLB
Berkshire Hills Bancorp
2.0$22.08+2.4%$1.12 billion$593.52 million-2.12
Kearny Financial logo
KRNY
Kearny Financial
1.6$12.42+4.1%$1.05 billion$252.93 million23.00Ex-Dividend
Gap Up
HomeStreet logo
HMST
HomeStreet
1.8$46.24+2.3%$1.01 billion$352.04 million17.06
Banc of California logo
BANC
Banc of California
1.8$19.42+1.4%$975.66 million$403.23 million-102.21
Federal Agricultural Mortgage logo
AGM
Federal Agricultural Mortgage
1.1$90.35+3.6%$970.00 million$666.03 million10.96Dividend Increase
Insider Selling
Gap Up
Meridian Bancorp logo
EBSB
Meridian Bancorp
1.5$18.25+2.6%$956.63 million$279.42 million14.60
Northfield Bancorp, Inc. (Staten Island, NY) logo
NFBK
Northfield Bancorp, Inc. (Staten Island, NY)
1.9$14.81+2.7%$786.75 million$179.95 million20.86Decrease in Short Interest
News Coverage
TrustCo Bank Corp NY logo
TRST
TrustCo Bank Corp NY
2.0$7.33+1.8%$706.85 million$210.72 million13.33Increase in Short Interest
Flushing Financial logo
FFIC
Flushing Financial
1.8$22.65+3.4%$639.14 million$288.43 million14.80News Coverage
Dime Community Bancshares logo
DCOM
Dime Community Bancshares
2.3$30.96+2.6%$611.77 million$250.44 million1.55Analyst Upgrade
Hingham Institution for Savings logo
HIFS
Hingham Institution for Savings
1.1$271.37+1.7%$578.83 million$115.78 million13.14
Waterstone Financial logo
WSBF
Waterstone Financial
1.5$20.67+1.9%$520.10 million$210.49 million10.99Analyst Report
Insider Selling
News Coverage
Home Bancorp logo
HBCP
Home Bancorp
2.3$34.95+0.8%$305.99 million$116.62 million15.60
Territorial Bancorp logo
TBNK
Territorial Bancorp
1.6$26.35+2.4%$250.69 million$83.40 million13.44Increase in Short Interest
News Coverage
Ocwen Financial logo
OCN
Ocwen Financial
0.8$27.92+4.7%$242.57 million$1.12 billion107.59News Coverage
ESSA Bancorp logo
ESSA
ESSA Bancorp
1.7$17.75+0.8%$192.07 million$77.33 million12.86Analyst Upgrade
BankFinancial logo
BFIN
BankFinancial
1.3$10.78+4.1%$158.82 million$71.58 million16.09Gap Up
First Financial Northwest logo
FFNW
First Financial Northwest
1.8$13.92+1.4%$136.22 million$63.76 million16.19
Provident Financial logo
PROV
Provident Financial
1.7$16.95+0.9%$126.14 million$46.98 million19.48Insider Selling
News Coverage
This page was last updated on 3/6/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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