Washington Federal Company Profile (NASDAQ:WAFD)

About Washington Federal (NASDAQ:WAFD)

Washington Federal logoWashington Federal, Inc. is a bank holding company. The Company conducts its operations through a federally insured national bank subsidiary, Washington Federal, National Association (the Bank). The business of the Bank consists primarily of accepting deposits from the general public and investing these funds in loans of various types, including first lien mortgages on single-family dwellings, construction loans, land acquisition and development loans, loans on multi-family, commercial real estate and other income producing properties, home equity loans and business loans. As of September 30, 2016, Washington Federal had 238 branches located in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Arizona, Utah, Nevada, New Mexico and Texas. Through its subsidiaries, the Company is also engaged in real estate investment and insurance brokerage activities. The Bank offers various consumer checking account products, both interest bearing and non-interest bearing, and business checking accounts.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Savings & Loans
  • Sub-Industry: Thrifts & Mortgage Finance
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:WAFD
  • CUSIP: 93882410
  • Web: www.washingtonfederal.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $2.88 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 89,449,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $33.09
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $33.23
  • 52 Week Range: $22.74 - $35.95
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 17.09
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 15.76
  • P/E Growth: 1.70
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $471.99 million
  • Price / Sales: 6.09
  • Book Value: $22.53 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.43
Dividend:
  • Annual Dividend: $0.60
  • Dividend Yield: 1.9%
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 29.21%
  • Return on Equity: 8.62%
  • Return on Assets: 1.15%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.04%
  • Current Ratio: 0.98%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.98%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 437,441 shs.
  • Beta: 1.08
  • Short Ratio: 7.01
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Washington Federal (NASDAQ:WAFD)

What is Washington Federal's stock symbol?

Washington Federal trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "WAFD."

How often does Washington Federal pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Washington Federal?

Washington Federal declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, April 25th. Stockholders of record on Friday, May 5th will be paid a dividend of $0.15 per share on Friday, May 19th. This represents a $0.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.87%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, May 3rd. View Washington Federal's Dividend History.

How were Washington Federal's earnings last quarter?

Washington Federal Inc. (NASDAQ:WAFD) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April, 13th. The company reported $0.47 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.45 by $0.02. The business earned $117.86 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $115.94 million. Washington Federal had a return on equity of 8.62% and a net margin of 29.21%. View Washington Federal's Earnings History.

When will Washington Federal make its next earnings announcement?

Washington Federal is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July, 12th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Washington Federal.

Where is Washington Federal's stock going? Where will Washington Federal's stock price be in 2017?

3 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Washington Federal's shares. Their predictions range from $30.00 to $35.00. On average, they expect Washington Federal's stock price to reach $33.00 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Washington Federal.

Who are some of Washington Federal's key competitors?

Who owns Washington Federal stock?

Washington Federal's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (0.00%), Vanguard Group Inc. (0.00%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.00%), FMR LLC (0.00%), State Street Corp (4.05%) and Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC (0.00%). Company insiders that own Washington Federal stock include Barbara Smith, Brent J Beardall, Cathy E Cooper, Erin N Lantz, Jack B Jacobson, Mark Alan Schoonover, Randall H Talbot, Roy M Whitehead and Thomas J Kelley. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Washington Federal.

Who sold Washington Federal stock? Who is selling Washington Federal stock?

Washington Federal's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Systematic Financial Management LP, Martingale Asset Management L P, Sprucegrove Investment Management Ltd., Morgan Stanley, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Ameriprise Financial Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Washington Federal stock in the last year include Brent J Beardall, Cathy E Cooper, Mark Alan Schoonover and Roy M Whitehead. View Insider Buying and Selling for Washington Federal.

Who bought Washington Federal stock? Who is buying Washington Federal stock?

Washington Federal's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Lazard Asset Management LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., State Street Corp, State of Tennessee Treasury Department, American Century Companies Inc., Foundry Partners LLC and Harbour Investment Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought Washington Federal stock in the last two years include Barbara Smith, Erin N Lantz, Randall H Talbot and Thomas J Kelley. View Insider Buying and Selling for Washington Federal.

How do I buy Washington Federal stock?

Shares of Washington Federal can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Washington Federal stock cost?

One share of Washington Federal stock can currently be purchased for approximately $32.15.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Washington Federal (NASDAQ:WAFD) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $33.00 (2.64% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Washington Federal (NASDAQ:WAFD)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/24/2017Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingHold$34.00LowView Rating Details
4/17/2017Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingNeutral$32.00 -> $30.00MediumView Rating Details
4/4/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$35.00MediumView Rating Details
10/29/2015Morgan StanleyBoost Price Target$22.00 -> $24.00N/AView Rating Details
6/26/2015MacquarieReiterated RatingNeutral -> SellN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/26/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Washington Federal (NASDAQ:WAFD)
Earnings by Quarter for Washington Federal (NASDAQ:WAFD)
Earnings History by Quarter for Washington Federal (NASDAQ:WAFD)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
7/12/2017        
4/13/2017Q2 2017$0.45$0.47$115.94 million$117.86 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/17/2017Q1 2017$0.44$0.46$117.05 million$115.05 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/14/2016Q3$0.43$0.47$119.10 million$114.73 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/15/2016Q2$0.41$0.45$119.33 million$117.05 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/19/2016Q1$0.41$0.38$118.42 million$117.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/21/2015Q4$0.39$0.45$112.30 million$119.24 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/15/2015Q3$0.39$0.41$114.11 million$112.38 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/15/2015$0.38$0.42$111.74 million$114.72 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/9/2015$0.40$0.39ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/20/2015Q115$0.39$0.39$114.60 million$107.56 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/13/2014$0.39$0.41ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/28/2014Q414$0.38$0.41$113.53 million$113.49 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/15/2014$0.37$0.37ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/15/2014$0.38$0.38ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/13/2014Q413$0.37$0.39$101.94 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/17/2013Q313$0.36$0.41$96.24 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/18/2013Q3 2013$0.33$0.36$93.18 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/16/2013Q2 2013$0.33$0.34$96.79 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/15/2013Q1 2013$0.32$0.33$98.85 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/18/2012$0.31$0.33ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/12/2012$0.32$0.33ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/12/2012$0.30$0.32ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Washington Federal (NASDAQ:WAFD)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.85
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$0.45$0.45$0.45
Q2 20171$0.45$0.45$0.45
Q3 20171$0.46$0.46$0.46
Q4 20171$0.49$0.49$0.49
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Washington Federal (NASDAQ:WAFD)
Most Recent Dividend:5/19/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.60
Dividend Yield:1.87%
Payout Ratio:32.09% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
31.75% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
29.41% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Washington Federal (NASDAQ:WAFD)

Dividend History by Quarter for Washington Federal (NASDAQ:WAFD)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
4/25/2017quarterly$0.151.75%5/3/20175/5/20175/19/2017
1/19/2017quarterly$0.151.8%1/30/20172/1/20172/10/2017
10/25/2016Quarterly$0.142.08%11/2/201611/4/201611/18/2016
7/27/2016quarterly$0.142.24%8/3/20168/5/20168/19/2016
4/21/2016quarterly$0.142.32%4/27/20164/29/20165/13/2016
1/21/2016quarterly$0.142.52%1/28/20162/1/20162/12/2016
10/27/2015quarterly$0.132.1%11/4/201511/6/201511/20/2015
7/28/2015quarterly$0.132.24%8/5/20158/7/20158/21/2015
5/6/2015quarterly$0.132.37%5/12/20155/14/20155/29/2015
1/22/2015quarterly$0.132.47%1/29/20152/2/20152/16/2015
9/23/2014quarterly$0.152.85%10/1/201410/3/201410/17/2014
6/24/2014quarterly$0.111.97%7/1/20147/3/20147/18/2014
3/26/2014quarterly$0.101.72%4/2/20144/4/20144/18/2014
12/26/2013quarterly$0.101.69%12/31/20131/3/20141/17/2014
9/23/2013quarterly$0.101.98%10/2/201310/4/201310/18/2013
6/24/2013quarterly$0.091.99%7/2/20137/5/20137/19/2013
3/25/2013quarterly$0.092.06%4/3/20134/5/20134/19/2013
12/17/2012quarterly$0.081.96%12/24/201212/27/201212/31/2012
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Washington Federal (NASDAQ:WAFD)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.28%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 82.83%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Washington Federal (NASDAQ:WAFD)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Washington Federal (NASDAQ:WAFD)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Washington Federal (NASDAQ:WAFD)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
1/27/2017Roy M WhiteheadCEOSell27,434$33.94$931,109.96View SEC Filing  
1/25/2017Roy M WhiteheadCEOSell14,000$34.03$476,420.00View SEC Filing  
1/24/2017Roy M WhiteheadCEOSell10,550$33.61$354,585.50View SEC Filing  
1/23/2017Roy M WhiteheadCEOSell7,000$33.38$233,660.00View SEC Filing  
11/10/2016Cathy E CooperEVPSell3,500$29.92$104,720.00View SEC Filing  
11/10/2016Mark Alan SchoonoverInsiderSell18,500$29.75$550,375.00View SEC Filing  
11/10/2016Roy M WhiteheadCEOSell50,000$29.57$1,478,500.00View SEC Filing  
11/7/2016Brent J BeardallInsiderSell30,000$27.78$833,400.00View SEC Filing  
11/4/2016Roy M WhiteheadCEOSell17,485$27.19$475,417.15View SEC Filing  
11/3/2016Roy M WhiteheadCEOSell11,530$27.04$311,771.20View SEC Filing  
9/27/2016Erin N LantzDirectorBuy41$26.62$1,091.42View SEC Filing  
2/26/2016Barbara SmithDirectorBuy625$21.59$13,493.75View SEC Filing  
2/19/2016Thomas J KelleyDirectorBuy2,150$21.48$46,182.00View SEC Filing  
1/25/2016Randall H TalbotDirectorBuy3,000$20.41$61,230.00View SEC Filing  
11/6/2015Brent J BeardallCFOSell10,000$25.57$255,700.00View SEC Filing  
11/5/2015Roy M WhiteheadCEOSell17,738$25.33$449,303.54View SEC Filing  
10/26/2015Jack B. JacobsonEVPSell10,000$24.78$247,800.00View SEC Filing  
10/26/2015Roy M. WhiteheadCEOSell20,000$24.92$498,400.00View SEC Filing  
4/17/2015Thomas J KelleyDirectorSell2,050$22.12$45,346.00View SEC Filing  
2/4/2015Randall H TalbotDirectorBuy8,000$20.54$164,320.00View SEC Filing  
1/29/2015David K GrantDirectorBuy10,000$20.06$200,600.00View SEC Filing  
12/4/2014Diane Lea KelleherCFOBuy4,000$21.90$87,600.00View SEC Filing  
12/3/2014Roy M WhiteheadCEOSell8,000$21.75$174,000.00View SEC Filing  
7/21/2014Mark TabbuttDirectorBuy20,300$21.42$434,826.00View SEC Filing  
10/23/2013Linda S BrowerEVPSell17,550$22.58$396,279.00View SEC Filing  
10/22/2013Brent J BeardallCFOSell18,149$22.74$412,708.26View SEC Filing  
10/18/2013Edwin C HedlundEVPSell63,327$22.68$1,436,256.36View SEC Filing  
10/17/2013Roy M WhiteheadCEOSell48,399$22.68$1,097,689.32View SEC Filing  
10/16/2013Charles R RichmondDirectorSell12,100$22.73$275,033.00View SEC Filing  
10/16/2013Jack B JacobsonEVPSell24,199$22.58$546,413.42View SEC Filing  
7/24/2013Angela Dawne VekslerEVPSell2,000$22.47$44,940.00View SEC Filing  
4/16/2013Brent J BeardallCFOBuy1,000$16.26$16,260.00View SEC Filing  
4/13/2013Brent J BeardallCFOBuy1,000$16.26$16,260.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Washington Federal (NASDAQ:WAFD)
Latest Headlines for Washington Federal (NASDAQ:WAFD)
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DateHeadline
americanbankingnews.com logoWashington Federal Inc. (WAFD) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to "Hold"
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 26 at 1:35 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWashington Federal Inc. (WAFD) Rating Reiterated by Keefe, Bruyette & Woods
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 24 at 7:54 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhy to Add Washington Federal (WAFD) Stock to Your Basket
finance.yahoo.com - May 19 at 1:41 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWashington Federal, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : WAFD-US : May 10, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 10 at 9:53 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Brokerages Expect Washington Federal Inc. (WAFD) Will Announce Earnings of $0.48 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 5 at 11:19 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWashington Federal, Inc. : WAFD-US: Dividend Analysis : May 05th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : May 3, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 6:54 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWashington Federal (WAFD) Earning Positive Press Coverage, Study Finds
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 2 at 1:14 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWashington Federal (WAFD) Getting Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Report Finds
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 29 at 10:46 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWashington Federal (WAFD) Earning Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Analysis Finds
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 26 at 8:29 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWashington Federal Inc. Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.15 (WAFD)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 25 at 6:22 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWashington Federal Announces Cash Dividend of 15 Cents Per Share
finance.yahoo.com - April 24 at 6:57 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWashington Federal Celebrates First 100 Years
finance.yahoo.com - April 24 at 9:08 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWashington Federal, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : WAFD-US : April 21, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 23 at 8:11 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWashington Federal (WAFD) Earning Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Study Shows
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 21 at 7:53 PM
feeds.benzinga.com logoWashington Federal, Inc. (Nasdaq: WAFD) to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell
feeds.benzinga.com - April 21 at 11:13 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWashington Federal (WAFD) Getting Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, AlphaOne Reports
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 18 at 1:14 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWashington Federal Inc. (WAFD) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Piper Jaffray Companies
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 17 at 12:22 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo$117.85 Million in Sales Expected for Washington Federal Inc. (WAFD) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 16 at 9:00 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWashington Federal (WAFD) Getting Favorable News Coverage, AlphaOne Reports
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 14 at 11:42 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWashington Federal Inc. (WAFD) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.46 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 14 at 11:28 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWashington Federal Inc. (WAFD) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.02 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 13 at 3:02 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWashington Federal Announces 4% Increase In Quarterly Earnings
finance.yahoo.com - April 13 at 8:40 AM
marketbeat.com logoWashington Federal posts 2Q profit
marketbeat.com - April 13 at 8:24 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWashington Federal (WAFD) Agrees to Acquire Anchor Bancorp
finance.yahoo.com - April 12 at 10:28 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWashington Federal Inc. (WAFD) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Thursday
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 11 at 7:07 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWashington Federal's (WAFD) Hold Rating Reiterated at Royal Bank of Canada
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 4 at 9:12 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWashington Federal Promotes Kim Robison to Manage Operations
finance.yahoo.com - March 27 at 7:53 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhy Washington Federal (WAFD) is a Fundamentally Sound Stock
finance.yahoo.com - March 10 at 12:21 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Century-Old Index: How A Basket Of Companies Turning 100 In 2017 Is Performing Against The Market
finance.yahoo.com - February 19 at 8:12 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWashington Federal (WAFD) Up 2.9% Since Earnings Report: Can It Continue?
finance.yahoo.com - February 17 at 7:07 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoWASHINGTON FEDERAL INC Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report
biz.yahoo.com - January 27 at 8:56 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoWASHINGTON FEDERAL INC Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Submission of Matters to a Vote
biz.yahoo.com - January 24 at 8:16 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWashington Federal Announces an Increase in its Regular Quarterly Cash Dividend and a Special Cash Dividend
finance.yahoo.com - January 19 at 7:21 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo5:10 pm Wash. Federal increases quarterly cash dividend to $0.15/share from $0.14/share and approved one-time special dividend in the amount of $0.25/share
finance.yahoo.com - January 19 at 7:21 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoWASHINGTON FEDERAL INC Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Regulation FD Disclosure, F
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 17 at 8:51 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo7 Low P/S Stocks With a Rising 10-Year Price
finance.yahoo.com - January 9 at 3:56 PM
bizjournals.com logoWashington Federal CEO Roy Whitehead plans to retire
www.bizjournals.com - January 6 at 6:34 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoWASHINGTON FEDERAL INC Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Regulation FD Disclosure, Finan
biz.yahoo.com - January 4 at 9:27 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoWASHINGTON FEDERAL INC Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report
biz.yahoo.com - November 21 at 8:52 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoWASHINGTON FEDERAL INC Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Change in Directors or Princip
biz.yahoo.com - October 24 at 7:41 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWashington Federal (WAFD) Tops Q4 Earnings as Costs Fall
finance.yahoo.com - October 20 at 8:47 AM
nasdaq.com logoWAFD Trading Below Director's Recent Buy Price
www.nasdaq.com - October 3 at 7:29 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoWASHINGTON FEDERAL INC Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure
biz.yahoo.com - September 21 at 7:32 PM

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