BETHESDA, Md., April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Walker & Dunlop (NYSE: WD) (the "Company") announced today that it was added to the S&P SmallCap 600 Index.
"It is an honor to be selected for inclusion in the S&P SmallCap 600 Index," stated Walker & Dunlop Chairman and CEO, Willy Walker. "This milestone reflects the Company's dramatic growth, strong financial results, and excellent corporate governance since going public in 2010. We expect inclusion in this index to enhance the Company's visibility throughout the investment community and increase trading volume in our stock."
The S&P SmallCap 600 Index measures the small-cap segment of the U.S. equity market. The index is designed to track companies that meet specific criteria which include financial viability, stock trading liquidity, public float size and corporate governance structure.
About Walker & Dunlop
Walker & Dunlop (NYSE: WD), headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, is one of the largest commercial real estate finance companies in the United States providing financing solutions to owners of multifamily and commercial properties. The Company's Investment Sales platform represents owners in the sale of their apartment communities. Walker & Dunlop, listed in the S&P Small Cap 600 Index, has more than 450 professionals with an unyielding commitment to client satisfaction located in 23 offices nationwide.
Forward Looking Statements
Some of the statements contained in this press release constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of the federal securities laws. Forward-looking statements relate to the benefits of our inclusion in the S&P 600 SmallCap Index. In some cases, you can identify forward-looking statements by the use of forward-looking terminology such as ''may,'' ''will,'' ''should,'' ''expects,'' ''intends,'' ''plans,'' ''anticipates,'' ''believes,'' ''estimates,'' ''predicts,'' or ''potential'' or the negative of these words and phrases or similar words or phrases that are predictions of or indicate future events or trends and that do not relate solely to historical matters. You can also identify forward-looking statements by discussions of strategy, plans or intentions.
The forward-looking statements contained in this press release reflect our current views about future events and are subject to numerous known and unknown risks, uncertainties, assumptions and changes in circumstances that may cause actual results to differ significantly from those expressed or contemplated in any forward-looking statement.
While forward-looking statements reflect our good faith projections, assumptions and expectations, they are not guarantees of future results. Furthermore, we disclaim any obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement to reflect changes in underlying assumptions or factors, new information, data or methods, future events or other changes, except as required by applicable law. Factors that could cause our results to differ materially include, but are not limited to: (1) general economic conditions and multifamily and commercial real estate market conditions; (2) regulatory and or legislative changes to Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae or HUD, including regulatory constraints on their respective multifamily loan origination authority; and (3) our ability to retain and attract loan originators and other professionals.
For a further discussion of these and other factors that could cause future results to differ materially from those expressed or contemplated in any forward-looking statements, see the section titled ''Risk Factors" in our most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K and in our subsequent SEC filings. Such filings are available publically on our Investor Relations web page at www.walkerdunlop.com.
SOURCE Walker & Dunlop, Inc.