Walker & Dunlop (WD) experienced unusually high volume on Feb. 11, as the stock lost 14.09% to a closing price of $19.93. The stock saw 483,878 shares trade hands over the course of the day on 3,940 trades. Given that the stock’s average daily volume over the last month has been 250,625 shares a day, this represents a pretty substantial spike over the norm.
Walker & Dunlop has a P/B ratio of 1.32. It also has a P/E ratio of 9.3. The stock has traded between $33.17 and $15.87 over the last 52-weeks, its 50-day SMA is now $26.48, and its 200-day SMA $25.84.
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.
Headquartered in Bethesda, MD, Walker & Dunlop has 465 employees and is currently under the leadership of CEO William Walker.
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