Richard Warner Sold 1,000 Shares of Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (WD); Nuveen Tax Advantaged Total Return Strategy Fund Has 1 Sentiment

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Nuveen Tax Advantaged Total Return Strategy Fund (JTA) investors sentiment decreased to 1 in Q4 2017. It’s down -0.12, from 1.12 in 2017Q3. The ratio worsened, as 17 investment professionals started new or increased holdings, while 17 reduced and sold holdings in Nuveen Tax Advantaged Total Return Strategy Fund. The investment professionals in our database now have: 1.65 million shares, down from 1.91 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of investment professionals holding Nuveen Tax Advantaged Total Return Strategy Fund in top ten holdings was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 3 Reduced: 14 Increased: 10 New Position: 7.

The stock decreased 0.38% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $13.17. About 23,520 shares traded. Nuveen Tax-Advantaged Total Return Strategy Fund (JTA) has risen 7.73% since April 11, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 3.82% the S&P500.

Shaker Financial Services Llc holds 1.2% of its portfolio in Nuveen Tax-Advantaged Total Return Strategy Fund for 143,875 shares. Bkd Wealth Advisors Llc owns 33,517 shares or 0.06% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Rmb Capital Management Llc has 0.06% invested in the company for 124,005 shares. The Colorado-based Cetera Advisors Llc has invested 0.03% in the stock. Hollencrest Capital Management, a California-based fund reported 14,970 shares.

Nuveen Tax-Advantaged Total Return Strategy Fund is a closed-ended balanced mutual fund launched by Nuveen Investments, Inc. The company has market cap of $182.31 million. The fund is co-managed by Nuveen Fund Advisors, LLC, NWQ Investment Management Company, LLC, and Symphony Asset Management LLC. It has a 5.78 P/E ratio. It invests in the public equity and fixed income markets of the United States.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.07 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.20, from 1.27 in 2017Q3. It fall, as 26 investors sold Walker & Dunlop, Inc. shares while 58 reduced holdings. 30 funds opened positions while 60 raised stakes. 24.68 million shares or 2.86% more from 24.00 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Aqr Cap Management Limited Liability Company holds 191,667 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Kennedy accumulated 282,995 shares. Huntington Comml Bank invested in 1,249 shares or 0% of the stock. Dreman Value Mgmt L L C has invested 0.18% of its portfolio in Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE:WD). The New York-based Secor Cap Limited Partnership has invested 0.2% in Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE:WD). Qs Llc invested in 0% or 36 shares. The Illinois-based Alyeska Investment Gru L P has invested 0.14% in Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE:WD). Balyasny Asset Management Lc reported 0% stake. Tiaa Cref Invest Limited Co stated it has 0.01% in Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE:WD). Vanguard Grp Inc holds 4.14 million shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. National Bank Of Ny Mellon owns 361,053 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Argent Capital Mgmt Limited Liability Company has invested 0.1% of its portfolio in Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE:WD). Royal Financial Bank Of Canada stated it has 0% in Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE:WD). Numeric Investors Limited Liability has invested 0.01% in Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE:WD). Principal Fincl Grp Incorporated reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE:WD).

Analysts await Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE:WD) to report earnings on May, 2. They expect $0.96 EPS, down 28.89% or $0.39 from last year’s $1.35 per share. WD’s profit will be $29.67M for 15.54 P/E if the $0.96 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.26 actual EPS reported by Walker & Dunlop, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -23.81% negative EPS growth.

Richard Warner – an intelligent insider in Walker & Dunlop Inc who’s the current EVP & Chief Credit Officer — unloaded 1,000 shares of Walker & Dunlop Inc, with market value of approximately around $ 58,854 based on an average price per share of $ 58.9. This is not his first insider trade, in the last month, he sold another 12,000 shares worth $644,080 USD. Richard now owns 109,160 shares accounting for 0.35% of the Company’s market cap

The stock increased 0.76% or $0.45 during the last trading session, reaching $59.69. About 151,276 shares traded. Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE:WD) has risen 35.33% since April 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 23.78% the S&P500.

Since December 18, 2017, it had 1 insider buy, and 17 sales for $19.19 million activity. 11,000 shares were sold by Warner Richard C, worth $588,619. Bowers Alan J had bought 5 shares worth $260. 25,000 shares were sold by Smith Howard W III, worth $1.25 million on Monday, March 5. Walker William M had sold 25,263 shares worth $1.32 million. Lucas Richard M also sold $937,008 worth of Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE:WD) on Friday, January 5.

Among 9 analysts covering Walker & Dunlop (NYSE:WD), 4 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 44% are positive. Walker & Dunlop has $577 highest and $25 lowest target. $194.46’s average target is 225.78% above currents $59.69 stock price. Walker & Dunlop had 17 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, October 1 by Argus Research. The stock of Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE:WD) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, December 21 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. As per Thursday, August 3, the company rating was upgraded by JMP Securities. Wedbush initiated Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE:WD) rating on Thursday, October 6. Wedbush has “Neutral” rating and $26.75 target. The firm has “Underweight” rating given on Monday, August 17 by JP Morgan. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the shares of WD in report on Wednesday, June 7 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating by Wood given on Friday, April 7. JMP Securities downgraded Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE:WD) on Thursday, November 5 to “Market Perform” rating. The stock of Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE:WD) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, January 5 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Tuesday, October 10 with “Hold”.

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 $1.85 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 9.1 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.

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