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Below are the latest news stories about Walker & Dunlop Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate WD as an investment opportunity.
Walker & Dunlop, Inc. published the latest edition of its Multifamily Outlook, a quarterly report providing up-to-date discussion of macroeconomic trends and insights impacting the multifamily space. This Spring edition explores the booming single-family rental (SFR) and build-for-rent (BFR) markets -- which are positioned to grow faster than office, retail, storage, and hospitality.
When the COVID-19 pandemic swept across the world a little over a year ago, most businesses that focused on in-person services, events, and gatherings, as well as any adjacent activities, were understandably impacted. Virtually all of the REIT's tenants were forced to close as the pandemic spread, and some of its largest tenants, such as Ascena Brands (parent company of Loft), went bankrupt in 2020.
Walker & Dunlop (WD) structured ~$37.27M in permanent financing for San Fernando Apartments Located in Mesa, Arizona.The permanent financing for San Fernando Apartments will replace the existing debt previously provided by the bridge lending program, which utilizes the company's own balance sheet."This transaction is a perfect example of the company's unique suite of offerings, which provide...
BETHESDA, Md. , April 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Walker & Dunlop, Inc. announced today that it hired Suzanne Jones as a Senior Director in its Agency financing group, which focuses on the nationwide origination of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac multifamily loans. Based out of the company's Dallas, Texas office, Ms. Jones brings over 25 years of commercial real estate finance experience to the company's #1-ranked multifamily lending platform. Don King , Executive Vice President for Walker & Dunlop's multifamily finance team, commented, "We are thrilled to welcome Suzanne to the team and to continue growing our Agency financing expertise. One of the core goals of our Full story available on Benzinga.com
Walker & Dunlop Facilitates $164.5 Million Sale of Four-Community Senior Living Portfolio in Atlanta, GA
BETHESDA, Md. , March 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Walker & Dunlop, Inc. announced today that it facilitated the $164,500,000 sale of The Mansions Portfolio , a class A, four-community independent living portfolio located in Atlanta, Georgia . The Portfolio was purchased by Focus Senior Housing Fund I LP, a discretionary investment vehicle that is managed by an affiliate of Focus Healthcare Partners LLC. Walker & Dunlop's Investment Sales team, comprised of Joshua Jandris , Mark Myers , Jordyn Berger , and Brett Gardner provided advisory services and facilitated the disposition of the portfolio. In conjunction with the sale, Russell Dey , … Full story available on Benzinga.com
WD-40 Co., which develops and sells maintenance, homecare, and cleaning products, has raised its quarterly cash dividend by 7.5% to $0.72 per share from $0.67 per share. WD-40 (WDFC) plans to pay the new dividend on April 30 to shareholders of record as of April 16. The company’s annual dividend of $2.88 per share reflects a dividend yield of 0.97%. Earlier, the company reported better-than-expected 1Q results and announced fiscal 2021 revenue guidance that topped the Street’s estimates. 1Q revenues grew 26% to $124.6 million and exceeded the consensus estimates of $106.9 million. Earnings soared 95.5% year-over-year to $1.72 per share. Analysts were expecting EPS of $1.03 per share.
Walker & Dunlop Partners with North Carolina Central University to Help Launch School's First-Ever MBA Real Estate Studies Program
BETHESDA, Md. , March 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Walker & Dunlop, Inc. announced today that it has partnered with North Carolina Central University (NCCU) School of Business to launch its forthcoming real estate MBA program. NCCU, a top historically black university, prioritizes the development and growth of talented minority students – a mission that aligns with Walker & Dunlop's commitment to forming meaningful relationships with organizations providing innovative opportunities to diverse communities. Walker & Dunlop will be fully engaged with NCCU Business faculty and students in helping to develop a best-in-class real estate program. Walker & Dunlop subject matter experts will offer to teach or co-teach classes, provide professional resources and mentorship for students … Full story a...
Walker & Dunlop Guides Client into New Market with Complex Assisted Living and Memory Care Acquisition
BETHESDA, Md. , March 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Walker & Dunlop, Inc. announced today that it structured $9,089,800 in financing for the acquisition of Tender Hearts Assisted Living , a 50-unit facility located in Green Bay, Wisconsin that was built in 2009 and renovated in 2019. Walker & Dunlop structured the financing on behalf of Senior Opportunity Funds Holding Company (SOF), whose affiliated entities are experienced senior housing developers who have historically developed Class A, independent living, assisted living and memory care communities in the Southeast. As part of their growth strategy, SOF identified Wisconsin as a region that is underserved in seniors housing options and began working with Walker & Dunlop on acquisition financing strategies. Walker & Dunlop Managing Direc...
Walker & Dunlop is growing strongly in the market for multifamily lending. Plus, its stock is inexpensive.
This weekend's Barron's cover story discusses how the U.S. economy could soar as the pandemic fades. Other featured articles discuss why big pharmaceutical stocks are cheap, the outlook for the aerospace industry and what comes next for three meme stocks. Also, the prospects for an apartment lender, a South Korean e-commerce giant, the iPhone maker and more. " It Has Been a Year Since Covid Gripped America. Why the Road Ahead Looks Bright " by Ben Levisohn discusses why, as the pandemic starts to wane, the U.S. economy could soar. See what that means for investors in the likes of Discover Financial Services (NYSE: DFS ), Mcdonald's Corp (NYSE: MCD ) and Zoom Video Communications Inc (NASDAQ: ZM ). Andrew Bary's " Big Pharma Battled the Pandemic. The Stocks Are Cheap " makes the case tha...