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Walker & Dunlop Valuation

Is WD undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score

3/6

Valuation Score 3/6

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Peers

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Industry

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • Analyst Forecast

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for WD?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

WD key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenuen/a
Enterprise Value/EBITDAn/a
PEG Ratio1.2x

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does WD's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

The above table shows the PE ratio for WD vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average48.9x
COOP Mr. Cooper Group
2.9x-42.6%US$3.2b
FNMA Federal National Mortgage Association
151xn/aUS$2.9b
WSFS WSFS Financial
14.9x20.4%US$2.9b
CLBK Columbia Financial
26.6x8.3%US$2.3b
WD Walker & Dunlop
12.4x10.0%US$3.0b

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: WD is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (12.4x) compared to the peer average (48.9x).


Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does WD's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the US Mortgage Industry?

0 CompaniesPrice / EarningsEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Industry Avg.n/a11.2%
n/an/an/a

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: WD is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (12.4x) compared to the US Mortgage industry average (11.5x)


Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is WD's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

WD PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio12.4x
Fair PE Ratio10.4x

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: WD is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (12.4x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (10.4x).


Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of WD when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: WD ($92.2) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($146.72)

Significantly Below Fair Value: WD is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Analyst Price Targets

What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?

The above table shows the analyst WD forecast and predictions for the stock price in 12 month’s time.
DateShare PriceAverage 1Y Price TargetDispersionHighLow1Y Actual priceAnalysts
CurrentUS$92.20
US$127.60
+38.4%
22.8%US$183.00US$103.00n/a5
Jan ’24US$78.48
US$124.40
+58.5%
25.3%US$183.00US$96.00n/a5
Dec ’23US$90.90
US$125.20
+37.7%
24.7%US$183.00US$96.00n/a5
Nov ’23US$90.04
US$138.00
+53.3%
17.3%US$183.00US$117.00n/a5
Oct ’23US$83.73
US$144.00
+72.0%
13.9%US$183.00US$128.00n/a5
Sep ’23US$98.24
US$144.00
+46.6%
13.9%US$183.00US$128.00n/a5
Aug ’23US$113.20
US$145.80
+28.8%
13.7%US$183.00US$128.00n/a5
Jul ’23US$98.13
US$145.80
+48.6%
13.7%US$183.00US$128.00n/a5
Jun ’23US$105.47
US$145.80
+38.2%
13.7%US$183.00US$128.00n/a5
May ’23US$119.76
US$163.60
+36.6%
6.0%US$183.00US$155.00n/a5
Apr ’23US$131.82
US$169.60
+28.7%
5.9%US$183.00US$160.00n/a5
Mar ’23US$135.22
US$171.20
+26.6%
7.2%US$191.00US$160.00n/a5
Feb ’23US$131.13
US$171.20
+30.6%
9.3%US$191.00US$155.00n/a5
Jan ’23US$150.88
US$171.20
+13.5%
9.3%US$191.00US$155.00US$78.485
Dec ’22US$142.48
US$169.00
+18.6%
8.0%US$190.00US$155.00US$90.905
Nov ’22US$130.98
US$140.50
+7.3%
17.7%US$180.00US$112.00US$90.044
Oct ’22US$116.24
US$134.00
+15.3%
20.5%US$180.00US$112.00US$83.734
Sep ’22US$110.18
US$134.00
+21.6%
20.5%US$180.00US$112.00US$98.244
Aug ’22US$103.48
US$126.75
+22.5%
12.3%US$151.00US$112.00US$113.204
Jul ’22US$104.46
US$125.25
+19.9%
10.7%US$145.00US$112.00US$98.134
Jun ’22US$101.80
US$116.67
+14.6%
8.2%US$130.00US$108.00US$105.473
May ’22US$110.85
US$96.67
-12.8%
19.6%US$112.00US$70.00US$119.763
Apr ’22US$105.28
US$96.67
-8.2%
19.6%US$112.00US$70.00US$131.823
Mar ’22US$102.19
US$95.50
-6.5%
17.9%US$112.00US$70.00US$135.224
Feb ’22US$85.12
US$87.00
+2.2%
12.6%US$98.00US$70.00US$131.134
Jan ’22US$92.02
US$87.00
-5.5%
12.6%US$98.00US$70.00US$150.884

Analyst Forecast: Target price is more than 20% higher than the current share price, but analysts are not within a statistically confident range of agreement.


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