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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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.14
WD's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
52% of the 1570 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. WD: 0.14 )
WD' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.07   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.14

Equity to Asset 0.25
WD's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
96% of the 2021 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 0.09 vs. WD: 0.25 )
WD' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 0.43
Current: 0.25

0.13
0.43
Interest Coverage 17.84
WD's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
97% of the 1845 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. WD: 17.84 )
WD' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 5.24   Max: 68.85
Current: 17.84

5.24
68.85
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.55
M-Score: 5.62
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 : 7/10

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industry
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Operating margin (%) 22.56
WD's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 2032 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 29.47 vs. WD: 22.56 )
WD' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 20.93   Max: 37.19
Current: 22.56

20.93
37.19
Net-margin (%) 13.90
WD's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 2032 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 21.42 vs. WD: 13.90 )
WD' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 6.75   Max: 32.29
Current: 13.9

6.75
32.29
ROE (%) 11.77
WD's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 2042 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 8.60 vs. WD: 11.77 )
WD' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 10.59   Max: 128.45
Current: 11.77

10.59
128.45
ROA (%) 3.59
WD's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 2045 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. WD: 3.59 )
WD' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 2.26   Max: 13.42
Current: 3.59

2.26
13.42
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 15.24
WD's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 2013 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 77.18 vs. WD: 15.24 )
WD' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 8.27   Max: 50.38
Current: 15.24

8.27
50.38
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 4.70
WD's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1748 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. WD: 4.70 )
WD' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 4.7   Max: 17
Current: 4.7

4.7
17
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 3.20
WD's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1569 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. WD: 3.20 )
WD' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 3.2   Max: 13.5
Current: 3.2

3.2
13.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 30.10
WD's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1550 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 8.90 vs. WD: 30.10 )
WD' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -22   Max: 30.1
Current: 30.1

-22
30.1
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

WD Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Chuck Royce 332,512 sh (New)
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Q1 2014

WD Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Chuck Royce 518,512 sh (+55.94%)
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Q2 2014

WD Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 23,100 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 726,361 sh (+40.09%)
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Q3 2014

WD Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 11,940 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 782,061 sh (+7.67%)
Jim Simons 14,700 sh (-36.36%)
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 12.00
WD's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
87% of the 2646 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 18.00 vs. WD: 12.00 )
WD' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.3   Max: 52.99
Current: 12

7.3
52.99
P/B 1.35
WD's P/B is ranked higher than
71% of the 2646 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. WD: 1.35 )
WD' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.05   Max: 2.19
Current: 1.35

1.05
2.19
P/S 1.67
WD's P/S is ranked higher than
92% of the 2646 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 3.59 vs. WD: 1.67 )
WD' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.23   Max: 2.27
Current: 1.67

1.23
2.27
EV-to-EBIT 19.60
WD's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
71% of the 2646 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 19.57 vs. WD: 19.60 )
WD' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 5.5   Max: 32.6
Current: 19.6

5.5
32.6
PEG 3.43
WD's PEG is ranked higher than
85% of the 2646 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. WD: 3.43 )
WD' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 0.68
Current: 3.43

0.53
0.68
Current Ratio 7.78
WD's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
84% of the 81 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. WD: 7.78 )
WD' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 2.97   Max: 18.84
Current: 7.78

2.97
18.84
Quick Ratio 7.78
WD's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
84% of the 81 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. WD: 7.78 )
WD' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 2.97   Max: 18.84
Current: 7.78

2.97
18.84

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 1.59
WD's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
72% of the 2646 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. WD: 1.59 )
WD' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.23   Max: 13.65
Current: 1.59

1.23
13.65
Price/Median PS Value 0.98
WD's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
87% of the 2646 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. WD: 0.98 )
WD' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.73   Max: 1.1
Current: 0.98

0.73
1.1
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.67
WD's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
96% of the 2646 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. WD: 0.67 )
WD' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 0.52
Current: 0.67

Price/Graham Number 0.92
WD's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
81% of the 2646 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. WD: 0.92 )
WD' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.71   Max: 3.64
Current: 0.92

0.71
3.64
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.10
WD's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
67% of the 2006 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. WD: 5.10 )
WD' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.1   Max: 18.2
Current: 5.1

3.1
18.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -23.99
WD's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked lower than
52% of the 1250 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 13.90 vs. WD: -23.99 )
WD' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -36   Max: -24
Current: -23.99

-36
-24

Business Description

Industry: Banks » Specialty Finance
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Traded in other countries:5WD.Germany,
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.
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