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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.10
WD's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
94% of the 1482 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.92 vs. WD: 0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
WD' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.1 Max: 0.4
Current: 0.1
0.05
0.4
Equity-to-Asset 0.20
WD's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
91% of the 1484 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 0.10 vs. WD: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
WD' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.22 Max: 0.36
Current: 0.2
0.08
0.36
Interest Coverage 18.86
WD's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
92% of the 1576 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. WD: 18.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
WD' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.24  Med: 17.84 Max: 68.85
Current: 18.86
5.24
68.85
Piotroski F-Score: 4
Altman Z-Score: 1.76
Beneish M-Score: -3.15
WACC vs ROIC
3.38%
4.88%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 32.29
WD's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
55% of the 1497 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 30.60 vs. WD: 32.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
WD' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.93  Med: 28.91 Max: 37.19
Current: 32.29
20.93
37.19
Net Margin % 19.80
WD's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
58% of the 1496 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 21.84 vs. WD: 19.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
WD' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.75  Med: 17.54 Max: 44.53
Current: 19.8
6.75
44.53
ROE % 21.08
WD's ROE % is ranked higher than
94% of the 1495 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 8.26 vs. WD: 21.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
WD' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.46  Med: 17.83 Max: 94.49
Current: 21.08
8.46
94.49
ROA % 4.13
WD's ROA % is ranked higher than
96% of the 1504 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. WD: 4.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
WD' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.26  Med: 3.28 Max: 18.51
Current: 4.13
2.26
18.51
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 10.73
WD's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
53% of the 100 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 12.08 vs. WD: 10.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
WD' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.33  Med: 11.41 Max: 35.47
Current: 10.73
7.33
35.47
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 25.70
WD's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
94% of the 1300 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. WD: 25.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
WD' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.7  Med: 15.7 Max: 25.7
Current: 25.7
4.7
25.7
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 32.20
WD's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
89% of the 1210 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. WD: 32.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
WD' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.2  Med: 13.35 Max: 32.2
Current: 32.2
3.2
32.2
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 44.50
WD's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
92% of the 1174 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 7.30 vs. WD: 44.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
WD' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22  Med: 23.8 Max: 44.5
Current: 44.5
-22
44.5
GuruFocus has detected 6 Warning Signs with Walker & Dunlop Inc $WD.
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

WD Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jeremy Grantham 196,000 sh (New)
David Dreman 88 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 20,570 sh (+11.61%)
Chuck Royce 198,786 sh (+5.14%)
Ken Fisher 142,189 sh (+0.07%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Q2 2016

WD Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Jeremy Grantham 307,819 sh (+57.05%)
Chuck Royce 212,346 sh (+6.82%)
David Dreman 88 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Ken Fisher 126,122 sh (-11.30%)
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Q3 2016

WD Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons 58,400 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 249,946 sh (+17.71%)
David Dreman 88 sh (unchged)
Ken Fisher 102,448 sh (-18.77%)
Jeremy Grantham 172,108 sh (-44.09%)
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Q4 2016

WD Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Jim Simons 82,063 sh (+40.52%)
David Dreman 88 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 241,446 sh (-3.40%)
Jeremy Grantham 97,381 sh (-43.42%)
Ken Fisher 48,421 sh (-52.74%)
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Business Description

Industry: Banks » Specialty Finance    NAICS: 522310    SIC: 6162
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Walker & Dunlop Inc is a provider of commercial real estate finance, with a primary focus on multifamily lending. The Company originates, sells, and services a range of multifamily and other commercial real estate finance products.

Walker & Dunlop Inc was founded in 1937. The company completed its initial public offering in December 2010. It is a provider of commercial real estate finance companies in the United States, with a primary focus on multifamily lending. Its clients are owners and developers of commercial real estate across the country. The company originates, sells, and services a range of multifamily and other commercial real estate finance products through the programs of the Federal National Mortgage Association, the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, including Multifamily Finance, FHA Finance, Capital Markets, and Proprietary Capital. It originates and sells loans under the programs of the GSEs and HUD. It provides brokers and services loans for a number of life insurance companies, commercial banks, commercial mortgage backed securities, and other institutional investors. The company, through its subsidiary entities, also provides institutional advisory, asset management, and investment management services specializing in debt, structured debt and equity. It focuses on multifamily properties and offers a range of commercial real estate finance products to its customers, including first mortgage loans, second trust loans, supplemental financings, construction loans, mezzanine loans, bridge/interim loans, and equity investments. Each of its product offerings is designed to maximize its ability to meet client needs, source capital, and grow its commercial real estate finance business. As an approved HUD MAP and HUD LEAN lender and Ginnie Mae issuer, the Company provides construction and permanent loans to developers and owners of multifamily housing, senior housing and healthcare facilities. The company serves as an intermediary in the placement of commercial real estate debt between institutional sources of capital, such as life insurance companies, investment banks, commercial banks, pension funds, CMBS, and other institutional investors, and owners of all types of commercial real estate. It's currently offered products are Interim Loan, Bridge Program, and CMBS. Its interim loan program offers floating-rate debt for terms of up to two years. Its Bridge Program product offers floating-rate loans to experienced borrowers seeking to acquire or reposition multifamily properties that do not currently qualify for permanent financing. In addition to its CMBS product offering through its Capital Markets platform, it offers CMBS executions through its CMBS Program. The company competes on the basis of quality of service, relationships, loan structure, terms, pricing, and industry depth. Its business is subject to laws and regulations in a number of jurisdictions.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 11.28
WD's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 1638 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 14.36 vs. WD: 11.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
WD' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.33  Med: 10.96 Max: 95
Current: 11.28
7.33
95
Forward PE Ratio 10.37
WD's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 407 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 16.26 vs. WD: 10.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 11.28
WD's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
66% of the 1595 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 14.62 vs. WD: 11.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
WD' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.33  Med: 10.96 Max: 95
Current: 11.28
7.33
95
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 5.98
WD's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
79% of the 860 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 14.74 vs. WD: 5.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
WD' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.23  Med: 4.23 Max: 6.27
Current: 5.98
2.23
6.27
PB Ratio 1.99
WD's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
86% of the 1552 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. WD: 1.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
WD' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.03  Med: 1.54 Max: 2.2
Current: 1.99
1.03
2.2
PS Ratio 2.21
WD's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
70% of the 1539 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 3.41 vs. WD: 2.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
WD' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.16  Med: 1.64 Max: 2.3
Current: 2.21
1.16
2.3
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 1.82
WD's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
87% of the 854 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 13.08 vs. WD: 1.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
WD' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 1.4 Max: 5.08
Current: 1.82
0.52
5.08
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 1.70
WD's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
86% of the 920 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 11.36 vs. WD: 1.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
WD' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 1.32 Max: 4.76
Current: 1.7
0.52
4.76
EV-to-EBIT 16.49
WD's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
63% of the 1204 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 12.59 vs. WD: 16.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
WD' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.4  Med: 14.2 Max: 31.3
Current: 16.49
5.4
31.3
EV-to-EBITDA 10.52
WD's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
53% of the 1219 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 11.36 vs. WD: 10.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
WD' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.8  Med: 8 Max: 18.7
Current: 10.52
3.8
18.7
PEG Ratio 0.51
WD's PEG Ratio is ranked higher than
84% of the 767 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. WD: 0.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
WD' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 0.61 Max: 4.03
Current: 0.51
0.38
4.03
Current Ratio 24.91
WD's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 68 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. WD: 24.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
WD' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.31  Med: 14.36 Max: 43.86
Current: 24.91
6.31
43.86
Quick Ratio 24.91
WD's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 68 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. WD: 24.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
WD' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.31  Med: 14.36 Max: 43.86
Current: 24.91
6.31
43.86
Days Sales Outstanding 158.52
WD's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
85% of the 54 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 21.18 vs. WD: 158.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
WD' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 33.17  Med: 71.65 Max: 249.18
Current: 158.52
33.17
249.18

Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 4.60
WD's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
96% of the 997 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: -1.60 vs. WD: 4.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
WD' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -32.9  Med: -14.65 Max: 4.6
Current: 4.6
-32.9
4.6

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.35
WD's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
66% of the 1429 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. WD: 1.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
WD' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.75  Med: 1.02 Max: 1.41
Current: 1.35
0.75
1.41
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 0.53
WD's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked higher than
86% of the 437 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. WD: 0.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
WD' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 0.63 Max: 0.74
Current: 0.53
0.4
0.74
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 6.03
WD's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
52% of the 1560 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 5.77 vs. WD: 6.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
WD' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.2  Med: 7 Max: 18.5
Current: 6.03
3.2
18.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -5.70
WD's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
87% of the 885 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 11.32 vs. WD: -5.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
WD' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -62.9  Med: -20.9 Max: 10.1
Current: -5.7
-62.9
10.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $575.3
EPS (TTM) $ 3.65
Beta0.92
Short Percentage of Float6.02%
52-Week Range $19.87 - 43.28
Shares Outstanding (Mil)30.82

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 645 667
EPS ($) 3.97 3.92
EPS without NRI ($) 3.97 3.92
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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