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Latest Technicals: Walker And Dunlop Inc (NYSE: WD)

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Walker And Dunlop Inc is part of the banking industry and financial services sector. The company CEO is William Walker. Walker and Dunlop Inc is a provider of commercial real estate finance, with a primary focus on multifamily lending. The Company originates, sells, and service a range of multifamily and other commercial real estate finance products.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The WD stock showed a previous change of -0.02% with an open at 53.80 and a close of 53.74. It reached an intraday high of 54.40 and a low of 53.54.

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Liquidity:

The stock has a market cap of $1.7b with 30.7m shares outstanding, of which the float is 28.7m shares. Trading volume reached 108,379 shares compared to its average volume of 208,880 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Walker And Dunlop Inc shares returned -1.66% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 5.42%. Over three months, it changed 3.65%. In one year it has changed 0.61% and within that year its 52-week high was 60.67 and its 52-week low was 37.96. WD stock is 41.57% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 50.05 and a 50 day moving average of 52.55. Currently WD stock is trading 7.37% above its 200 day moving average.

PR Newswire:  Walker & Dunlop Facilitates $140 Million Bond Offering on Israeli Stock Exchange for Multi-Property Portfolio

Earnings:

The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 4.95 that ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 10.86. Based on 1 analyst estimate, the estimated EPS for the next quarter is 1.05. The TTM EPS is 5.05, which comes to a TTM PE of 10.64. Historically, the PE high was 21.00 and the PE low was 5.90. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 29.80, which is a decrease of -44.55%.

The dividend per share is currently 1.20, which is a dividend yield of 2.23%. Also, the payout ratio is 23.76%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 83.09, which means it is possibly undervalued and has a margin of safety of 35.32%

Indicators to Watch:

Short-interest was 368,804, which was 1.20% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 2.11. This stock has some short interest, but it may be normal and no cause for concern if long the position.

The current calculated beta is 0.96

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 19.43%, return on assets is 6.73%, profit margin is 25.87%, price-to-sales is 2.52 and price-to-book is 1.80.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 3  :Valuation Score
 2  :Past Performance Score
 1  :Financial Strength Score
 1  :Future Growth Score
 3  :Dividend Score
 2  :Overall Score

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John Jones
Worked for several Wall Street firms: Salomon Smith Barney, UBS, and Charles Schwab. Has developed skills and gained extensive experience over the years that is used today to uncover winning penny stocks.Also was an attorney for small businesses in Scottsdale, Arizona. That experience and understanding of law provides a unique perspective and edge in discovering quality companies in various industries.