With a one year PEG ratio of 178.72, Walker & Dunlop Inc is expected to have a higher PEG ratio (a measure of how expensive a stock is relative to its expected earnings growth) than 81.69% of US stocks.
With a price/earnings ratio of 8.42, Walker & Dunlop Inc P/E ratio is greater than that of about merely 15.63% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
Walker & Dunlop Inc's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is 6.83%, greater than the shareholder yield of 76.76% of stocks in our set.
If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Walker & Dunlop Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be USM, HTBI, AMED, NVEE, and RMCF.
Walker & Dunlop provides financing and investment sales to owners of multifamily and commercial properties. The company was founded in 1937 and is based in Bethesda, Maryland.
WD Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation
DCF Fair Value Target:
We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Walker & Dunlop Inc with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Walker & Dunlop Inc ranked in the 35th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that the most conservative analysis suggests this stock will yield negative results -- and thus may be a potential short opportunity. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for WD, they are:
The company's compound free cash flow growth rate over the past 4.01 years comes in at -0.25%; that's greater than only 7.37% of US stocks we're applying DCF forecasting to.
Walker & Dunlop Inc's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 6%; for context, that number is higher than merely 2.08% of tickers in our DCF set.
The company's cost of debt, derived from its interest coverage, tax rate, and market capitalization, is greater than only 0% of stocks in its sector (Financial Services).
Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash Flow
Return Relative to Current Share Price
GBL, GSHD, FCFS, NDAQ, and MSCI can be thought of as valuation peers to WD, in the sense that they are in the Financial Services sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.
BETHESDA, Md. , May 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Walker & Dunlop, Inc. announced today that it completed the sale and structured $44,253,000 in financing for the Century New Holland , a resort-style apartment community in Gainesville , the primary business center in Georgia . The assignment was completed on behalf of Centennial Holding Company, which has acquired and financed two additional assets, Century Avenues in Lakeland, Florida , and Century at the Ballpark in Lawrenceville, Georgia , through Walker & Dunlop's property sales group within the past year. Walker & Dunlop facilitated the sale and financing for all three properties. Totaling 860 units, the three Class A+ multifamily communities are situated in a prime location with access to cultural centers, educational hubs, dining and ...
Walker & Dunlop, Inc. announced today that it structured $14,895,100 in financing for The Grove Fox Valley, a 156-bed skilled nursing facility located in Aurora, Illinois, $14,960,000 in financing for WellBridge of Novi, a 100-bed skilled nursing facility in Novi, Michigan, and $7,377,600 Asbury of Kankakee, a 98-bed supportive living facility in Kankakee, Illinois.
Walker & Dunlop, Inc. announced today that it structured $10,129,500 in construction and permanent financing for Spring Flats, the redevelopment of a historic property known as The Hebrew Home. Located in the Petworth neighborhood of Northwest Washington, D.C., the mixed-income development caters primarily to seniors and low-income residents. The project totals 185 units, 88 of which will benefit from the adaptive reuse rehabilitation loan.