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Walker & Dunlop Inc (WD) Files 10-K for the Fiscal Year Ended on December 31, 2018

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Walker & Dunlop Inc (WD) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on December 31, 2018. Walker & 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. Walker & Dunlop Inc has a market cap of $1.73 billion; its shares were traded at around $55.49 with a P/E ratio of 10.97 and P/S ratio of 2.62. The dividend yield of Walker & Dunlop Inc stocks is 1.89%. Walker & Dunlop Inc had annual average EBITDA growth of 25.20% over the past five years.


For the last quarter Walker & Dunlop Inc reported a revenue of $214.9 million, compared with the revenue of $238.6 million during the same period a year ago. For the latest fiscal year the company reported a revenue of $725.2 million, an increase of 1.9% from last year. For the last five years Walker & Dunlop Inc had an average revenue growth rate of 19.9% a year.

The reported diluted earnings per share was $5.04 for the year, a decline of 23.2% from the previous year. Over the last five years Walker & Dunlop Inc had an EPS growth rate of 39.8% a year. The Walker & Dunlop Inc had a decent operating margin of 30.75%, compared with the operating margin of 35.08% a year before. The 10-year historical median operating margin of Walker & Dunlop Inc is 34.01%. The profitability rank of the company is 8 (out of 10).

At the end of the fiscal year, Walker & Dunlop Inc has the cash and cash equivalents of $90.1 million, compared with $191.2 million in the previous year. The long term debt was $1.5 billion, compared with $1.1 billion in the previous year. The interest coverage to the debt is at a comfortable level of 22. Walker & Dunlop Inc has a financial strength rank of 4 (out of 10).

At the current stock price of $55.49, Walker & Dunlop Inc is traded at 50.2% premium to its historical median P/S valuation band of $36.95. The P/S ratio of the stock is 2.62, while the historical median P/S ratio is 1.76. The stock gained 17.63% during the past 12 months.

Directors and Officers Recent Trades:

  • President Howard W Smith Iii sold 62,004 shares of WD stock on 02/06/2019 at the average price of $50.58. The price of the stock has increased by 9.71% since.

For the complete 20-year historical financial data of WD, click here.

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