The EVP & Gen Counsel & Secretary of Walker & Dunlop (NYSE: WD) is Selling Shares

On November 18, the EVP & Gen Counsel & Secretary of Walker & Dunlop (WDResearch Report), Richard M. Lucas, sold shares of WD for $1.85M.

Following Richard M. Lucas’ last WD Sell transaction on November 21, 2019, the stock climbed by 15.4%. In addition to Richard M. Lucas, 2 other WD executives reported Sell trades in the last month.

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Based on Walker & Dunlop’s latest earnings report for the quarter ending September 30, the company posted quarterly revenue of $247 million and quarterly net profit of $53.19 million. In comparison, last year the company earned revenue of $212 million and had a net profit of $44.04 million. The company has a one-year high of $83.56 and a one-year low of $24.55. WD’s market cap is $2.44 billion and the company has a P/E ratio of 12.20.

Based on 3 analyst ratings, the analyst consensus is Strong Buy with an average price target of $75.00, reflecting a 2.9% upside.

The insider sentiment on Walker & Dunlop has been positive according to 43 insider trades in the past three months. This sentiment is higher than the average sentiment of company insiders in this sector.

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Walker & Dunlop, Inc. is a holding company, which operates as a commercial real estate finance company. The firm provides capital solutions for all commercial real estate asset classes, as well as investment sales brokerage services to owners of multifamily properties. Its operations involve the delivery and servicing of loan products for its customers. The company’s products and services include multifamily finance, FHA finance, capital markets, and bridge financing. Walker & Dunlop was founded by Oliver Walker and Laird Dunlop in 1937 and is headquartered in Bethesda, MD.