Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (WD) Analysts See $1.00 EPS; Tph Asset Management Has Boosted Wpx Energy (WPX) Stake By $1.86 Million

February 6, 2018 - By Louis Casey

Tph Asset Management Llc increased Wpx Energy Inc (WPX) stake by 10.71% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Tph Asset Management Llc acquired 168,790 shares as Wpx Energy Inc (WPX)’s stock declined 6.43%. The Tph Asset Management Llc holds 1.74 million shares with $20.07 million value, up from 1.58M last quarter. Wpx Energy Inc now has $5.63B valuation. The stock decreased 2.21% or $0.32 during the last trading session, reaching $14.14. About 10.07 million shares traded or 72.43% up from the average. WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX) has risen 29.74% since February 6, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 13.04% the S&P500.

Analysts expect Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE:WD) to report $1.00 EPS on February, 14.They anticipate $0.16 EPS change or 13.79% from last quarter’s $1.16 EPS. WD’s profit would be $31.07 million giving it 11.37 P/E if the $1.00 EPS is correct. After having $1.06 EPS previously, Walker & Dunlop, Inc.’s analysts see -5.66% EPS growth. The stock decreased 2.92% or $1.37 during the last trading session, reaching $45.48. About 398,482 shares traded or 88.24% up from the average. Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE:WD) has risen 103.91% since February 6, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 87.21% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.29 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.15, from 1.44 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 36 investors sold WPX shares while 82 reduced holdings. 34 funds opened positions while 118 raised stakes. 385.12 million shares or 1.57% more from 379.18 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Comerica Bancshares holds 368,946 shares. D Scott Neal Incorporated, Kentucky-based fund reported 55 shares. Shapiro Capital Lc holds 12.38M shares or 3.24% of its portfolio. Vaughan Nelson Investment Management Lp reported 5.33M shares. Delta Asset Management Ltd Co Tn holds 0% or 349 shares in its portfolio. Teacher Retirement Systems Of Texas has 32,718 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Northern Tru Corp reported 0.01% in WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX). Avalon Advsrs Lc has invested 0.02% in WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX). Cap Assoc New York invested in 65,400 shares. Ubs Asset Mngmt Americas stated it has 4.45 million shares or 0.05% of all its holdings. Vr Advisory Svcs Limited stated it has 67,600 shares or 0.42% of all its holdings. Citadel Advsr Ltd Liability Company invested in 0.05% or 5.87M shares. Corecommodity Mgmt Limited Liability Corporation accumulated 0.31% or 28,684 shares. California State Teachers Retirement Sys stated it has 661,925 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Aperio Grp Limited Liability Com owns 82,752 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio.

Tph Asset Management Llc decreased Plains All Amern Pipeline L (NYSE:PAA) stake by 128,808 shares to 828,917 valued at $17.57 million in 2017Q3. It also reduced Ngl Energy Partners Lp (NYSE:NGL) stake by 80,793 shares and now owns 1.42M shares. Rice Midstream Partners Lp was reduced too.

Among 31 analysts covering WPX Energy (NYSE:WPX), 26 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 84% are positive. WPX Energy had 107 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was reinitiated on Tuesday, December 19 by Robert W. Baird. The stock of WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX) earned “Buy” rating by Bank of America on Tuesday, October 17. Stifel Nicolaus maintained WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX) rating on Friday, September 1. Stifel Nicolaus has “Buy” rating and $17.0 target. Imperial Capital maintained WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX) rating on Thursday, June 23. Imperial Capital has “Outperform” rating and $13 target. As per Thursday, July 21, the company rating was upgraded by Robert W. Baird. On Wednesday, June 21 the stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Buy”. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of WPX in report on Sunday, August 27 with “Buy” rating. Susquehanna initiated the shares of WPX in report on Friday, October 30 with “Positive” rating. The firm earned “Underweight” rating on Monday, January 11 by Barclays Capital. The rating was maintained by Northland Capital with “Buy” on Monday, December 11.

Since September 15, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $366,765 activity. Gaspar Clay M had sold 35,000 shares worth $366,765 on Friday, September 15.

Among 9 analysts covering Walker & Dunlop (NYSE:WD), 4 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 44% are positive. Walker & Dunlop had 16 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the shares of WD in report on Wednesday, August 2 with “Hold” rating. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Tuesday, October 10 report. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE:WD) on Thursday, December 21 with “Hold” rating. Keefe Bruyette & Woods upgraded the shares of WD in report on Friday, January 5 to “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Thursday, October 6 by Wedbush. The stock of Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE:WD) earned “Outperform” rating by JMP Securities on Thursday, August 3. The stock of Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE:WD) earned “Hold” rating by Wood on Friday, April 7. The firm has “Market Perform” rating given on Thursday, November 5 by JMP Securities. The firm has “Buy” rating by Argus Research given on Thursday, October 1. The rating was maintained by Compass Point with “Neutral” on Thursday, August 6.

Walker & Dunlop, Inc., through its subsidiaries, originates, sells, and services a range of multifamily and other commercial real estate financing products for owners and developers of real estate in the United States. The company has market cap of $1.41 billion. The firm offers a range of commercial real estate finance products, including first mortgage, second trust, construction, mezzanine, and bridge/interim loans, as well as supplemental financings through the programs of the Federal National Mortgage Association, the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, the Government National Mortgage Association, and the Federal Housing Administration. It has a 9.85 P/E ratio. It also provides multifamily finance for multifamily, manufactured housing communities, student housing, affordable, and housing properties under the Fannie Mae DUS program; and FHA finance, such as construction and permanent loans to developers and owners of multifamily housing, affordable housing, senior housing, and healthcare facilities.

Since December 18, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 5 selling transactions for $5.50 million activity. Walker William M sold $2.62M worth of Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE:WD) on Monday, January 8. $46,544 worth of Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE:WD) was sold by Warner Richard C. The insider Lucas Richard M sold 20,000 shares worth $937,008.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.27 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.16, from 1.43 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 24 investors sold Walker & Dunlop, Inc. shares while 54 reduced holdings. 42 funds opened positions while 57 raised stakes. 24.00 million shares or 0.06% less from 24.01 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Virginia Retirement Systems Et Al reported 45,100 shares stake. Adams Diversified Equity Fund has invested 0.07% in Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE:WD). Menta Ltd Co stated it has 0.35% in Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE:WD). Nordea Inv Mgmt accumulated 0.02% or 138,300 shares. Acadian Asset Mngmt reported 0.01% stake. Apg Asset Nv holds 0% or 50,600 shares. The California-based Schwab Charles Investment Mgmt Inc has invested 0.01% in Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE:WD). California Pub Employees Retirement Sys stated it has 0% in Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE:WD). Bridgeway Cap Mgmt Inc holds 0.13% of its portfolio in Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE:WD) for 214,950 shares. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa holds 0% or 15,183 shares. Piedmont Inv Advsr Limited Liability Corporation has invested 0.01% in Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE:WD). Systematic Fincl Management Limited Partnership holds 6,555 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Blackrock stated it has 3.61M shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Moreover, Jefferies Gp Ltd Liability Com has 0% invested in Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE:WD). Strs Ohio accumulated 20,000 shares.

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