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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

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.10
WD's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
94% of the 1599 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 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: 0.06  Med: 0.17 Max: N/A
Current: 0.1
Equity to Asset 0.23
WD's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
92% of the 1608 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 0.10 vs. WD: 0.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
WD' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 0.26 Max: 0.43
Current: 0.23
0.14
0.43
Interest Coverage 16.00
WD's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
91% of the 1529 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. WD: 16.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
WD' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.24  Med: 17.42 Max: 68.85
Current: 16
5.24
68.85
F-Score: 2
Z-Score: 1.72
M-Score: 5.71
WACC vs ROIC
3.48%
4.59%
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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 30.58
WD's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 1621 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 30.83 vs. WD: 30.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
WD' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.93  Med: 28.73 Max: 37.19
Current: 30.58
20.93
37.19
Net-margin (%) 18.82
WD's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 1619 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 22.44 vs. WD: 18.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
WD' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.75  Med: 15.9 Max: 44.53
Current: 18.82
6.75
44.53
ROE (%) 19.09
WD's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1619 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 8.54 vs. WD: 19.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
WD' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.46  Med: 15.45 Max: 94.49
Current: 19.09
8.46
94.49
ROA (%) 3.78
WD's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1627 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. WD: 3.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
WD' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.26  Med: 3.17 Max: 18.51
Current: 3.78
2.26
18.51
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 10.43
WD's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 104 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 16.48 vs. WD: 10.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
WD' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.33  Med: 12.74 Max: 35.47
Current: 10.43
7.33
35.47
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 15.00
WD's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1340 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. WD: 15.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
WD' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.7  Med: 15 Max: 17
Current: 15
4.7
17
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 22.20
WD's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1229 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. WD: 22.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
WD' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.2  Med: 13.3 Max: 22.2
Current: 22.2
3.2
22.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 26.50
WD's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1204 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. WD: 26.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
WD' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22  Med: 21.1 Max: 30.1
Current: 26.5
-22
30.1
» WD's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Oprt. Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

WD Guru Trades in Q1 2016

David Dreman 88 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 196,000 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

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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P/E(ttm) 9.81
WD's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
72% of the 1490 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 14.41 vs. WD: 9.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
WD' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.33  Med: 10.96 Max: 95
Current: 9.81
7.33
95
Forward P/E 10.62
WD's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
79% of the 360 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 15.55 vs. WD: 10.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 9.81
WD's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
72% of the 1487 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 14.49 vs. WD: 9.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
WD' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.33  Med: 10.96 Max: 95
Current: 9.81
7.33
95
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 5.02
WD's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
79% of the 876 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 14.83 vs. WD: 5.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
WD' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.23  Med: 4.25 Max: 5.38
Current: 5.02
2.23
5.38
P/B 1.61
WD's P/B is ranked lower than
73% of the 1602 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. WD: 1.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
WD' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.03  Med: 1.55 Max: 2.2
Current: 1.61
1.03
2.2
P/S 1.85
WD's P/S is ranked higher than
78% of the 1580 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 3.43 vs. WD: 1.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
WD' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.16  Med: 1.64 Max: 2.06
Current: 1.85
1.16
2.06
EV-to-EBIT 14.26
WD's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
56% of the 1210 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 12.67 vs. WD: 14.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
WD' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.4  Med: 14.05 Max: 31.3
Current: 14.26
5.4
31.3
EV-to-EBITDA 8.78
WD's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
62% of the 1217 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 11.34 vs. WD: 8.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
WD' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.8  Med: 7.95 Max: 18.7
Current: 8.78
3.8
18.7
PEG 0.69
WD's PEG is ranked higher than
72% of the 754 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. WD: 0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
WD' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 0.63 Max: 4.03
Current: 0.69
0.38
4.03
Current Ratio 8.74
WD's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
74% of the 103 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. WD: 8.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
WD' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.97  Med: 8.2 Max: 43.86
Current: 8.74
2.97
43.86
Quick Ratio 8.74
WD's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 103 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. WD: 8.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
WD' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.97  Med: 8.2 Max: 43.86
Current: 8.74
2.97
43.86
Days Sales Outstanding 204.41
WD's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
89% of the 54 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 19.75 vs. WD: 204.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
WD' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 33.17  Med: 68.29 Max: 249.18
Current: 204.41
33.17
249.18

Buy Back

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industry
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history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 4.20
WD's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
96% of the 1039 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: -2.10 vs. WD: 4.20 )
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: -15.8 Max: 4.2
Current: 4.2
-32.9
4.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Median PS Value 1.13
WD's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
51% of the 1458 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. WD: 1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
WD' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.75  Med: 1.01 Max: 1.19
Current: 1.13
0.75
1.19
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.50
WD's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
89% of the 399 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. WD: 0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
WD' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 0.63 Max: 1.29
Current: 0.5
0.41
1.29
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 7.00
WD's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 1598 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. WD: 7.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
WD' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.2  Med: 7.1 Max: 18.5
Current: 7
3.2
18.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 3.71
WD's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
72% of the 867 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 11.21 vs. WD: 3.71 )
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: -63.7  Med: -27 Max: 9.5
Current: 3.71
-63.7
9.5

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $518.3
EPS (TTM) $ 3.17
Beta1.08
Short Percentage of Float4.24%
52-Week Range $19.50 - 32.43
Shares Outstanding (Mil)30.80

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 519 563 579
EPS ($) 2.70 2.93 2.61
EPS w/o NRI ($) 2.70 2.93 2.61
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($)
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