Barchart.com's Chart of the Day - Walker & Dunlop
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The Barchart Chart of the Day belongs to the real estate financial services company Walker & Dunlop (WD). I found the stock by sorting Barchart's New All-Time High list first by the highest number of new highs in the last month, then used the Flipchart function to review the charts for consistent price appreciation. Since the Trend Spotter signaled a buy on 10/1 the stock gained 6.62%.

Walker & Dunlop, LLC is engaged in providing commercial real estate financial services in the United States, with a primary focus on multifamily lending. The Company also offers service loans for life insurance companies, commercial banks and other institutional investors as a loan broker. The Multifamily and FHA Finance groups of Walker & Dunlop are focused on lending to property owners, investors, and developers of multifamily properties across the country. The Capital Markets and Investment Services groups provide a broad range of advisory, financing, investment consulting and related services. Walker & Dunlop's Healthcare Finance group provides debt financing for healthcare properties. The Company's Principle Investments include origination, underwriting, execution and management of commercial real estate opportunities across property types and geographies within the continental United States. Walker & Dunlop, LLC is based in Bethesda, Maryland.

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Barchart technical indicators:

  • 100% technical buy signals
  • 40.90+ Weighted Alpha
  • 32.09% gain in the last year
  • Trend Spotter buy signal
  • Above its 20, 50 and 100 day moving averages
  • 14 new highs and up 11.42% in the last month
  • Relative Strength Index 72.46%
  • Technical support level at 62.61
  • Recently traded at 62.94 with a 50 day moving average of 57.18

Fundamental factors:

  • Market Cap $1.92 billion
  • P/E 11.52
  • Dividend yield 1.92%
  • Revenue expected to grow 12.70% this year and another 5.00% next year
  • Earnings estimated to increase 10.30% this year, an additional 3.20% next year and continue to compound at an annual rate of 10.00% for the next 5 years
  • Wall Street analysts issued 3 strong buy and 1 hold recommendation on the stock
  • The individual investors following the stock on Motley Fool voted 105 to 4 that the stock will beat the market
  • 1,906 investors are monitoring the stock on Seeking Alpha