Significant Insider Selling Continues at Walker & Dunlop (WD)

Wednesday, March 07, 2018 10:15 PM ET

Significant Insider Selling Continues at Walker & Dunlop (WD)

There was a significant insider sale of Walker & Dunlop shares today, as disclosed in a filing with the SEC as — Howard W Smith III, Director and Officer — disposed of 25,000 shares in the company having a market value of approximately $1,254,060. There have been 3 insiders with buy/sell transactions in the past 90 days prior to this filing. These trades have resulted in the acquisition of 10,000 company shares and the disposition of 93,846 company shares over this time period. Adding the most recent activity to this 90-day history indicates insider trades have been net sales of 108,846 shares and have averaged 32,212 shares per transaction over this time period.

The number of insider buy/sell trades at Walker & Dunlop is greater than that of the 31 peer company average over the last 90-day period. The Retail & Mortgage Banks peer group saw 35 buy/sell trades during this period for an average of 1.1 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 2,640,245 shares purchased and 345,631 shares sold with company insiders acquiring 109,267 shares on average over this time period.

The data sourced in evaluating and writing in this story eliminates 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.

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