Walker Stock Performance

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USD 114.38  0.23  0.20%   

Walker Dunlop has a performance score of 5 on a scale of 0 to 100. The firm maintains a market beta of 1.4166, which attests to a somewhat significant risk relative to the market. Let's try to break down what Walker's beta means in this case. As the market goes up, the company is expected to outperform it. However, if the market returns are negative, Walker Dunlop will likely underperform. Although it is important to respect Walker Dunlop historical price patterns, it is better to be realistic regarding the information on the equity's current price history. The philosophy towards determining future performance of any stock is to evaluate the business as a whole together with its past performance, including all available fundamental and technical indicators. By examining Walker Dunlop technical indicators, you can presently evaluate if the expected return of 0.19% will be sustainable into the future. Walker Dunlop right now maintains a risk of 2.42%. Please check out Walker Dunlop standard deviation, maximum drawdown, as well as the relationship between the Maximum Drawdown and expected short fall to decide if Walker Dunlop will be following its historical returns.
  
Walker Performance
5 of 100
Compared to the overall equity markets, risk-adjusted returns on investments in Walker Dunlop are ranked lower than 5 (%) of all global equities and portfolios over the last 90 days. In spite of rather weak fundamental indicators, Walker Dunlop may actually be approaching a critical reversion point that can send shares even higher in September 2022. ...more

Structure and Payout Changes

Forward Annual Dividend Yield
0.0214
Payout Ratio
0.28
Forward Annual Dividend Rate
2.4
Dividend Date
2022-09-02
Ex Dividend Date
2022-08-17

Walker Price Channel

Quick Ratio0.61
Fifty Two Week Low88.20
Target High Price183.00
Fifty Two Week High156.77
Payout Ratio26.32%
Trailing Annual Dividend Yield1.93%
Target Low Price128.00

Walker Dunlop Relative Risk vs. Return Landscape

If you would invest  10,369  in Walker Dunlop on May 19, 2022 and sell it today you would earn a total of  1,046  from holding Walker Dunlop or generate 10.09% return on investment over 90 days. Walker Dunlop is generating 0.1868% of daily returns and assumes 2.4171% volatility on return distribution over the 90 days horizon. Put differently, 20% of stocks are less risky than Walker on the basis of their historical return distribution, and some 97% of all equities are expected to be superior in generating returns on investments over the next 90 days.
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Allowing for the 90-day total investment horizon Walker Dunlop is expected to generate 2.05 times more return on investment than the market. However, the company is 2.05 times more volatile than its market benchmark. It trades about 0.08 of its potential returns per unit of risk. The DOW is currently generating roughly 0.13 per unit of risk.

Walker Dunlop Market Risk Analysis

Today, many novice investors tend to focus exclusively on investment returns with little concern for Walker Dunlop's investment risk. Standard deviation is the most common way to measure market volatility of stocks, such as Walker Dunlop, and traders can use it to determine the average amount a Walker Dunlop's price has deviated from the expected return over a period of time. It is calculated by determining the expected price for the established period and then subtracting this figure from each price point. The differences are then squared, summed, and averaged to produce the variance.

Sharpe Ratio = 0.0773

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Estimated Market Risk
 2.42
  actual daily
 
 21 %
of total potential
 
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Expected Return
 0.19
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 3 %
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Risk-Adjusted Return
 0.08
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 5 %
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Based on monthly moving average Walker Dunlop is performing at about 5% of its full potential. If added to a well diversified portfolio the total return can be enhanced and market risk can be reduced. You can increase risk-adjusted return of Walker Dunlop by adding it to a well-diversified portfolio.

About Walker Dunlop Performance

To evaluate Walker Dunlop Stock as a possible investment, you need to clearly understand its upside potential, downside risk, and overall future performance outlook. You may be satisfied when Walker Dunlop generates a 15% return over the last few months, but what if the market is generating 25% over the same period? In this case, it makes sense to compare Walker Stock's performance with different market indexes, such as the Dow or NASDAQ Composite. These indexes can act as benchmarks that will help you to understand Walker Dunlop market performance in a much more refined way. The Macroaxis performance score is an integer between 0 and 100 that represents Walker's market performance from a risk-adjusted return perspective. Generally speaking, the higher the score, the better is overall performance as compared to other investors. The score is normalized against the average investing universe (the best we can interpret from the data available). Within this methodology, scores of individual equity instruments will always be inferior to the scores of portfolios of equities as portfolios typically diversify a lot of unsystematic risks away. The formula to derive the Macroaxis score bases on multiple unequally-weighted factors. For more information, refer to our portfolio performance evaluation section.
Please also refer to our technical analysis and fundamental analysis pages.
Last ReportedProjected for 2022
Return on Investment 8.74  9.94 
Return on Average Assets 5.39  4.87 
Return on Average Equity 19.35  17.82 
Return on Invested Capital 0.06  0.07 
Return on Sales 0.39  0.39 
Walker Dunlop, Inc., through its subsidiaries, originates, sells, and services a range of multifamily and other commercial real estate financing products and services for owners and developers of real estate in the United States. Walker Dunlop, Inc. was founded in 1937 and is headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland. Walker Dunlop operates under Mortgage Finance classification in the United States and is traded on New York Stock Exchange. It employs 1400 people.

Things to note about Walker Dunlop

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Over 77.0% of the company outstanding shares are owned by institutional investors
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Is Walker Dunlop's industry expected to grow? Or is there an opportunity to expand the business' product line in the future? Factors like these will boost the valuation of Walker Dunlop. If investors know Walker will grow in the future, the company's valuation will be higher. The financial industry is built on trying to define current growth potential and future valuation accurately. All the valuation information about Walker Dunlop listed above have to be considered, but the key to understanding future value is determining which factors weigh more heavily than others.
Quarterly Earnings Growth YOY
-0.067
Market Capitalization
3.7 B
Quarterly Revenue Growth YOY
0.2
Return On Assets
0.0652
Return On Equity
0.19
The market value of Walker Dunlop is measured differently than its book value, which is the value of Walker that is recorded on the company's balance sheet. Investors also form their own opinion of Walker Dunlop's value that differs from its market value or its book value, called intrinsic value, which is Walker Dunlop's true underlying value. Investors use various methods to calculate intrinsic value and buy a stock when its market value falls below its intrinsic value. Because Walker Dunlop's market value can be influenced by many factors that don't directly affect Walker Dunlop's underlying business (such as a pandemic or basic market pessimism), market value can vary widely from intrinsic value.
Please note, there is a significant difference between Walker Dunlop's value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine Walker Dunlop value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, Walker Dunlop's price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.