The EVP & Gen Counsel & Secretary of Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (WD), Richard Lucas Unloaded 22,953 Shares of the Company; Neenah Paper (NP) Sentiment Is 1.29

Neenah Paper, Inc. produces and sells technical products, and fine paper and packaging products worldwide. The company has market cap of $1.45 billion. The companyÂ’s Technical Products segment provides filtration media for transportation, water, and other filtration markets; saturated and unsaturated crepe, and flat paper tapes to manufacturers; coated lightweight abrasive paper for use in the automotive, construction, metal, and woodworking industries; label and tag products for variable and digital printing; latex saturated and coated papers; premask, medical packaging, image transfer, publishing, and security papers; and other specialty products, including clean room papers, durable printing papers, release papers, and furniture backers. It has a 18.93 P/E ratio. The Company’s Fine Paper and Packaging segment makes and sells writing, text, cover, and specialty papers and envelopes used in corporate identity packages, advertising collateral, premium labels and packaging, and wide format applications.

Richard Lucas, the EVP & Gen Counsel & Secretary of Walker & Dunlop Inc, sold 22,953 shares of the company, with a total value $1,056,931 U.S Dollars, based on an avg price of $46.0 of a share. He also sold 20,000 shares that are worth $937,008 USD in the last 30 days. He owns 0.42% of the -company’s market cap or 130,918 shares. This transaction was reported on 07/02/2018 and is already filed with the U.S. SEC. The source document is available for public review to the public here.

Analysts await Neenah, Inc. (NYSE:NP) to report earnings on February, 21. They expect $0.92 EPS, down 16.36% or $0.18 from last year’s $1.1 per share. NP’s profit will be $15.48M for 23.36 P/E if the $0.92 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.02 actual EPS reported by Neenah, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -9.80% negative EPS growth.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 buys, and 7 insider sales for $1.27 million activity.

It closed at $85.95 lastly. It is down 14.60% since February 7, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.10% the S&P500.

Neumeier Poma Investment Counsel Llc holds 3.33% of its portfolio in Neenah, Inc. for 372,100 shares. Baskin Financial Services Inc. owns 111,185 shares or 1.85% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Copeland Capital Management Llc has 1.1% invested in the company for 188,876 shares. The California-based Granite Investment Partners Llc has invested 1.01% in the stock. Fruth Investment Management, a Texas-based fund reported 21,626 shares.

Since December 18, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 5 selling transactions for $5.50 million activity. 1,000 Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE:WD) shares with value of $46,544 were sold by Warner Richard C. Lucas Richard M also sold $937,008 worth of Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE:WD) shares. On Monday, December 18 Walker William M sold $1.85 million worth of Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE:WD) or 38,663 shares.

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. $194.32’s average target is 311.69% above currents $47.2 stock price. Walker & Dunlop had 16 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, June 7 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The stock of Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE:WD) earned “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Tuesday, October 10. On Thursday, October 1 the stock rating was upgraded by Argus Research to “Buy”. The firm has “Outperform” rating by JMP Securities given on Thursday, August 3. The stock of Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE:WD) earned “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Wednesday, August 2. The firm has “Underweight” rating by JP Morgan given on Monday, August 17. Compass Point maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Thursday, August 6 report. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, December 21 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The stock of Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE:WD) earned “Market Perform” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Thursday, November 5. The stock of Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE:WD) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, January 5 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods.

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 $1.47 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 10.22 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.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.27 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.16, from 1.43 in 2017Q2. It dropped, 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. Aqr Management Ltd Com holds 152,608 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. First Advsrs Lp reported 49,763 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Systems reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE:WD). 86,087 are owned by Wellington Management Group Limited Liability Partnership. Dimensional Fund Advsrs Lp holds 0.04% in Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE:WD) or 1.81M shares. Millennium Mgmt Limited Co invested in 0% or 16,473 shares. Ls Limited Co holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE:WD) for 4,084 shares. Nationwide Fund Advsrs has invested 0.02% in Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE:WD). Sg Americas Secs Ltd Llc has 0% invested in Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE:WD) for 2,357 shares. Financial Bank Of America De has 0% invested in Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE:WD). Strs Ohio reported 20,000 shares. Axa stated it has 17,600 shares. Kbc Grp Nv owns 52,989 shares or 0.03% of their US portfolio. Art Ltd Liability holds 0.04% in Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE:WD) or 15,215 shares. Bogle Inv Mngmt Limited Partnership De reported 24,414 shares.