Heritage Financial Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.10 (+0.42 %)
(As of 07/30/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume252,497 shs
Average Volume141,872 shs
Market Capitalization$870.36 million
P/E Ratio8.89
Dividend Yield3.31%
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About Heritage Financial

Heritage Financial Corporation operates as the bank holding company for Heritage Bank that provides various financial services to small and medium sized businesses and individuals in the United States. The company accepts various deposit products, such as noninterest demand deposits, interest bearing demand deposits, money market accounts, savings accounts, personal checking accounts, and certificates of deposit. Its loan portfolio includes commercial and industrial loans, owner-occupied and non-owner occupied commercial real estate loans, one-to-four family residential loans, real estate construction and land development loans, consumer loans, commercial business loans, lines of credit, term equipment financing, and term real estate loans, as well as commercial business loans to a range of businesses in industries that include real estate and rental and leasing, healthcare, accommodation and food services, retail trade, and construction. The company also originates loans that are guaranteed by the U.S. Small Business Administration; and offers trust services, as well as objective advice. As of January 07, 2021, it had a network of 61 banking offices located in Washington and Oregon. The company was formerly known as Heritage Financial Corporation, M.H.C. and changed its name to Heritage Financial Corporation in 1998. Heritage Financial Corporation was founded in 1927 and is headquartered in Olympia, Washington.


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Overall MarketRank

2.48 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

271st out of 2,041 stocks

Savings Institutions, Except Federal Industry

3rd out of 34 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.0Community Rank: 4.1Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Heritage Financial (NASDAQ:HFWA) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Heritage Financial a buy right now?

1 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Heritage Financial in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" Heritage Financial stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in HFWA, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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Are investors shorting Heritage Financial?

Heritage Financial saw a drop in short interest in July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,020,000 shares, a drop of 17.7% from the June 30th total of 1,240,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 139,900 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 7.3 days. Currently, 2.9% of the company's stock are sold short.
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When is Heritage Financial's next earnings date?

Heritage Financial is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 28th 2021.
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How were Heritage Financial's earnings last quarter?

Heritage Financial Co. (NASDAQ:HFWA) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July, 22nd. The financial services provider reported $0.90 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.51 by $0.39. Heritage Financial had a net margin of 38.88% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 11.92%.
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How has Heritage Financial's stock been impacted by COVID-19?

Heritage Financial's stock was trading at $20.21 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, HFWA stock has increased by 19.7% and is now trading at $24.19.
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How often does Heritage Financial pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Heritage Financial?

Heritage Financial declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, July 22nd. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, August 4th will be given a dividend of $0.20 per share on Wednesday, August 18th. This represents a $0.80 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.31%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, August 3rd.
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Is Heritage Financial a good dividend stock?

Heritage Financial pays an annual dividend of $0.80 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.31%. Heritage Financial does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Heritage Financial is 62.02%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Heritage Financial will have a dividend payout ratio of 48.19% next year. This indicates that Heritage Financial will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for HFWA?

1 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Heritage Financial's shares. Their forecasts range from $28.00 to $28.00. On average, they anticipate Heritage Financial's share price to reach $28.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 15.8% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Heritage Financial's key executives?

Heritage Financial's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Brian L. Vance, Chairman (Age 67, Pay $421.48k)
  • Mr. Jeffrey J. Deuel, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 62, Pay $923.6k)
  • Mr. Donald J. Hinson CPA, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 60, Pay $505.44k)
  • Mr. Bryan D. McDonald, Exec. VP & COO (Age 49, Pay $591.15k)
  • Ms. Cindy M. Huntley, Exec. VP & Chief Banking Officer of Heritage Bank (Age 57, Pay $348.02k)
  • Mr. Anthony Chalfant, Exec. VP & Chief Credit Officer (Age 59, Pay $360.22k)
  • Mr. William K. Glasby, Exec. VP & CTO
  • Ms. Sabrina C. Robison, Sr. VP & Chief HR Officer
  • Ms. Kaylene M. Lahn, Sr. VP & Corp. Sec. (Age 49)

What is Jeff Deuel's approval rating as Heritage Financial's CEO?

17 employees have rated Heritage Financial CEO Jeff Deuel on Jeff Deuel has an approval rating of 94% among Heritage Financial's employees. This puts Jeff Deuel in the top 30% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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What other stocks do shareholders of Heritage Financial own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Heritage Financial investors own include Intelsat (I), Bank of America (BAC), Fossil Group (FOSL), Associated British Foods (ABF), AMC Entertainment (AMC), Chaarat Gold (CGH), Ciena (CIEN), Apollo Global Management (APO), China Unicom (Hong Kong) (CHU) and First Data (FDC).

What is Heritage Financial's stock symbol?

Heritage Financial trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "HFWA."

Who are Heritage Financial's major shareholders?

Heritage Financial's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Alliancebernstein L.P. (4.21%), Kiley Juergens Wealth Management LLC (0.57%) and State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.07%). Company insiders that own Heritage Financial stock include Brian Charneski, Brian L Vance, Bryan Mcdonald, Cindy M Huntley, David A Spurling, Gragg E Miller, Jeffrey J Deuel, Jeffrey S Lyon, John A Clees and Tony Chalfant.
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Which major investors are selling Heritage Financial stock?

HFWA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Alliancebernstein L.P.. Company insiders that have sold Heritage Financial company stock in the last year include Brian Charneski, Brian L Vance, Cindy M Huntley, John A Clees, and Tony Chalfant.
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Which major investors are buying Heritage Financial stock?

HFWA stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Kiley Juergens Wealth Management LLC, and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. Company insiders that have bought Heritage Financial stock in the last two years include Brian Charneski, Gragg E Miller, Jeffrey J Deuel, and Jeffrey S Lyon.
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How do I buy shares of Heritage Financial?

Shares of HFWA can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Heritage Financial's stock price today?

One share of HFWA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $24.19.

How much money does Heritage Financial make?

Heritage Financial has a market capitalization of $870.36 million and generates $251.55 million in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $46.57 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.29 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Heritage Financial have?

Heritage Financial employs 840 workers across the globe.

When was Heritage Financial founded?

Heritage Financial was founded in 1927.

What is Heritage Financial's official website?

The official website for Heritage Financial is

Where are Heritage Financial's headquarters?

Heritage Financial is headquartered at 201 FIFTH AVENUE S.W., OLYMPIA WA, 98501.

How can I contact Heritage Financial?

Heritage Financial's mailing address is 201 FIFTH AVENUE S.W., OLYMPIA WA, 98501. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at 360-943-1500 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 8/1/2021 by Staff
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