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Shares of Walker & Dunlop Rank the Highest in Terms of Return on Equity in the Thrifts & Mortgage Finance Industry (WD, PFSI, ESNT, HIFS, AGM)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Thrifts & Mortgage Finance industry with the highest return on equity. The ROE is a general indication of the company's efficiency; investors usually look for companies with ROEs that are high and are growing.

Walker & Dunlop ranks highest with a ROE of 2,785.3%. Pennymac Finan-A is next with a ROE of 2,446.6%. Essent Group Ltd ranks third highest with a ROE of 2,312.6%.

Hingham Inst Svg follows with a ROE of 1,580.6%, and Fed Agri Mtg-C rounds out the top five with a ROE of 1,517.7%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Pennymac Finan-A on June 24th, 2019 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $22.20. Since that recommendation, shares of Pennymac Finan-A have risen 53.1%. We continue to monitor Pennymac Finan-A for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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