Significant Insider Selling in Shares of Walker & Dunlop (WD) Continues

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 10:15 PM ET

Significant Insider Selling in Shares of Walker & Dunlop (WD) Continues

There was a significant sale of shares of Walker & Dunlop by an insider today, as disclosed in a form 4 document filed with the SEC. One insider — William M Walker, Director and Officer — sold 36,272 shares in the company having a market value of approximately $1,833,552. There have been 3 insiders with buy/sell transactions in the past 90 days prior to this filing. These trades have resulted in the purchase of 10,000 company shares and the disposition of 56,574 company shares over this time period. Adding the most recent activity to this 90-day history indicates insider trades have been net sales of 82,846 shares and have averaged 25,712 shares per transaction over this time period.

The number of insider buy/sell trades at Walker & Dunlop is higher than that of the 29 peer company average over the last 90-day period. The Retail & Mortgage Banks peer group saw 37 buy/sell trades during this period for an average of 1.3 transactions per company. However, the number of shares traded per transaction by Walker & Dunlop insiders is lower than its peers. Within the peer group there were 2,116,520 shares purchased and 300,837 shares sold with company insiders purchasing 67,248 shares on average over this time period.

Insider buying and selling activity that is significant has been determined by eliminating all trading activity reported to the SEC that involves awards, options, exercise of derivative securities, company buy-backs, taxes, gifts, shares acquired via inheritance and tenders or exchange offers in creating and writing this story.

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