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New Amsterdam Partners Has Lowered Its Walker & Dunlop (WD) Holding; Baldwin & Lyons (BWINB)’s Sentiment Is 1.27

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New Amsterdam Partners Llc decreased Walker & Dunlop Inc (WD) stake by 6.2% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. New Amsterdam Partners Llc sold 16,382 shares as Walker & Dunlop Inc (WD)’s stock rose 17.96%. The New Amsterdam Partners Llc holds 247,801 shares with $11.77M value, down from 264,183 last quarter. Walker & Dunlop Inc now has $1.71 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.47% or $0.26 during the last trading session, reaching $55.05. About 29,100 shares traded. Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE:WD) has risen 35.33% since May 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 23.78% the S&P500.

Baldwin & Lyons Inc (BWINB) investors sentiment decreased to 1.27 in 2017 Q4. It’s down -0.04, from 1.31 in 2017Q3. The ratio worsened, as 38 funds increased and opened new equity positions, while 30 sold and decreased their positions in Baldwin & Lyons Inc. The funds in our database now have: 7.42 million shares, up from 7.42 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of funds holding Baldwin & Lyons Inc in top ten equity positions was flat from 1 to 1 for the same number . Sold All: 2 Reduced: 28 Increased: 24 New Position: 14.

The stock increased 1.97% or $0.45 during the last trading session, reaching $23.3. About 1,219 shares traded. Baldwin & Lyons, Inc. (BWINB) has declined 3.17% since May 15, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 14.72% the S&P500.

More notable recent Baldwin & Lyons, Inc. (NASDAQ:BWINB) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Baldwin & Lyons, Inc. (BWINB) CEO Randy Birchfield on Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on May 14, 2018, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Baldwin & Lyons, Inc. Announces Appointment of David W. Michelson to Board of Directors” published on May 14, 2018, Streetinsider.com published: “Baldwin & Lyons (BWINA) Appoints David W. Michelson to Board” on May 14, 2018. More interesting news about Baldwin & Lyons, Inc. (NASDAQ:BWINB) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Baldwin & Lyons, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2018 Results” published on May 09, 2018 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Baldwin & Lyons Announces Quarterly Dividend” with publication date: May 08, 2018.

Baldwin & Lyons, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in marketing and underwriting property and casualty insurance products primarily in the United States. The company has market cap of $351.79 million. The firm operates through two divisions, Property and Casualty Insurance, and Reinsurance. It has a 19.26 P/E ratio. It provides a range of fleet transportation insurance products, such as commercial motor vehicle liability, physical damage, and other liability insurance; workers compensation insurance; specialized accident that include medical and indemnity insurance products for independent contractors; non-trucking motor vehicle liability insurance for independent contractors; fidelity and surety bonds; and inland marine products consisting of cargo insurance.

Intrepid Capital Management Inc holds 9.25% of its portfolio in Baldwin & Lyons, Inc. for 1.03 million shares. First Wilshire Securities Management Inc owns 201,039 shares or 1.32% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Penbrook Management Llc has 0.39% invested in the company for 18,170 shares. The Florida-based Deprince Race & Zollo Inc has invested 0.2% in the stock. Morgan Dempsey Capital Management Llc, a Wisconsin-based fund reported 18,145 shares.

Among 9 analysts covering Walker & Dunlop (NYSE:WD), 5 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 56% are positive. Walker & Dunlop had 19 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE:WD) earned “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Wednesday, June 7. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, May 2 by Compass Point. On Thursday, August 6 the stock rating was maintained by Compass Point with “Neutral”. JMP Securities downgraded the stock to “Market Perform” rating in Thursday, November 5 report. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, August 3 by JMP Securities. The rating was initiated by Wedbush on Thursday, October 6 with “Neutral”. Wood maintained the shares of WD in report on Friday, April 7 with “Hold” rating. The stock of Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE:WD) earned “Buy” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Wednesday, February 7. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained it with “Buy” rating and $6600 target in Monday, April 23 report. The stock has “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Thursday, December 21.

Another recent and important Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE:WD) news was published by Prnewswire.com which published an article titled: “$120 Million Sale of Luxury Multifamily Property in Florida Completed by Walker & Dunlop Investment Sales” on May 14, 2018.

Analysts await Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE:WD) to report earnings on August, 1. They expect $1.17 earnings per share, up 8.33% or $0.09 from last year’s $1.08 per share. WD’s profit will be $36.30 million for 11.76 P/E if the $1.17 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.16 actual earnings per share reported by Walker & Dunlop, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 0.86% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.07 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.20, from 1.27 in 2017Q3. It is negative, as 26 investors sold WD 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. Vanguard Grp has 0.01% invested in Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE:WD). New Amsterdam Prns Lc New York invested in 2.35% or 247,801 shares. New York-based Laurion Cap Mgmt LP has invested 0% in Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE:WD). 53,286 are owned by Ny State Common Retirement Fund. 324,547 were accumulated by Shufro Rose And Lc. Kennedy Capital Mgmt holds 0.24% of its portfolio in Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE:WD) for 282,995 shares. The United Kingdom-based Legal And General Public Ltd Company has invested 0% in Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE:WD). Piedmont Invest Advsrs Ltd Liability Corporation accumulated 5,811 shares. Capital One Association stated it has 0.18% of its portfolio in Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE:WD). The Hawaii-based C M Bidwell & Associate has invested 0.07% in Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE:WD). Us Bankshares De invested 0% of its portfolio in Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE:WD). Prudential holds 0.03% or 410,997 shares. Texas-based Teacher Retirement Of Texas has invested 0% in Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE:WD). Aperio Group Lc holds 0% or 5,668 shares in its portfolio. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage invested in 11,596 shares or 0% of the stock.

Since December 18, 2017, it had 2 buys, and 25 selling transactions for $24.67 million activity. Smith Howard W III sold $3.78M worth of Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE:WD) on Wednesday, February 14. On Wednesday, May 9 the insider Warner Richard C sold $55,538. Bowers Alan J had bought 955 shares worth $52,280 on Monday, May 7. Lucas Richard M had sold 20,000 shares worth $937,008. $2.62 million worth of stock was sold by Walker William M on Monday, January 8.

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