Washington Federal Company Profile (NASDAQ:WAFD)

About Washington Federal

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 Company's principal activities consists of taking deposits from the 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 and other income producing properties, home equity loans and business loans. It invests in certain United States government and agency obligations and other investments permitted by applicable laws and regulations. The Company has approximately 250 branches located in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Arizona, Utah, Nevada, New Mexico and Texas. The Company, through its subsidiaries, is engaged in real estate investment and insurance brokerage activities.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Savings & Loans
  • Sub-Industry: Thrifts & Mortgage Finance
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: WAFD
  • CUSIP: 93882410
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $27.40
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $26.62
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $25.08
  • 52-Week Range: $19.11 - $27.46
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 15.39
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 14.27
  • P/E Growth: 1.53
  • Market Cap: $2.46B
  • Outstanding Shares: 90,489,000
  • Beta: 1.02
  • Net Margins: 28.04%
  • Return on Equity: 8.55%
  • Return on Assets: 1.14%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.05%
  • Current Ratio: 0.96%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.95%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Washington Federal (NASDAQ:WAFD) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $24.25 (11.48% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Washington Federal (NASDAQ:WAFD)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
4/18/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector Perform$23.00 -> $26.00View Rating Details
1/20/2016Piper Jaffray Cos.Reiterated RatingNeutral$24.00 -> $23.00View Rating Details
10/29/2015Morgan StanleyBoost Price Target$22.00 -> $24.00View Rating Details
10/22/2015Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingHold$24.00View Rating Details
6/26/2015MacquarieReiterated RatingNeutral -> SellView Rating Details
4/16/2015DA DavidsonDowngradeBuy -> Neutral$25.00 -> $24.00View Rating Details
1/15/2015JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingHold$23.50 -> $23.00View Rating Details
11/20/2014Sterne Agee CRTInitiated CoverageNeutralView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/22/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Washington Federal (NASDAQ:WAFD)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
7/14/2016Q3$0.43$0.47ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/13/2016Q2$0.41$0.45ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/19/2016Q1$0.41$0.38ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/21/2015Q4$0.39$0.45ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/15/2015Q3$0.39$0.41$105.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/15/2015$0.38$0.42ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/9/2015$0.40$0.39ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/14/2015Q115$0.39$0.39$105.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/13/2014$0.39$0.41ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/22/2014Q414$0.38$0.41ViewN/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)


Earnings Estimates for Washington Federal (NASDAQ:WAFD)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.83 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.92 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20161$0.44$0.44$0.44
Q4 20161$0.45$0.45$0.45
Q1 20171$0.45$0.45$0.45
Q2 20171$0.46$0.46$0.46
Q3 20171$0.46$0.46$0.46
Q4 20171$0.48$0.48$0.48
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Washington Federal (NASDAQ:WAFD)
Annual Dividend:$0.56
Dividend Yield:2.04%
Payout Ratio:31.28% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
30.60% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
29.17% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for Washington Federal (NASDAQ:WAFD)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Washington Federal (NASDAQ:WAFD)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.58%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 83.15%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
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)


Latest Headlines for Washington Federal (NASDAQ:WAFD)
finance.yahoo.com logoWashington Federal (WAFD) Tops Q4 Earnings as Costs Fall (NASDAQ:WAFD)
finance.yahoo.com - October 20 at 8:47 AM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoWashington Federal beats 4Q profit forecasts (NASDAQ:WAFD)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - October 19 at 7:40 PM
News IconUpdate on Washington Federal, Inc. (NASDAQ:WAFD) for the day (NASDAQ:WAFD)
twincountynews.com - October 15 at 6:46 AM
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www.capitalcube.com - October 14 at 7:52 PM
News IconWashington Federal Promotes Cathy Cooper to Lead Retail Banking (NASDAQ:WAFD)
www.broadwayworld.com - October 4 at 7:29 PM
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www.nasdaq.com - October 3 at 7:29 PM
publicnow.com logoStarting a Small Business Blog Series (NASDAQ:WAFD)
www.publicnow.com - October 3 at 7:29 PM
realistinvestor.com logoWashington Federal, Inc. (NASDAQ:WAFD) Is Expected To Post EPS Of $0.47 (NASDAQ:WAFD)
www.realistinvestor.com - September 30 at 6:58 AM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to Washington Federal, Inc. : September 27, 2016 (NASDAQ:WAFD)
www.capitalcube.com - September 27 at 7:57 PM
stocksdaily.net logoWashington Federal, Inc. (NASDAQ:WAFD) Makes Public Its Dividend Alert Of $0.14 (NASDAQ:WAFD)
www.stocksdaily.net - September 24 at 7:07 PM
News IconBroadcaster Brad Goode to Join Washington Federal as Chief of Communications, Marketing and Community Relations (NASDAQ:WAFD)
security.itbusinessnet.com - September 22 at 6:49 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoWASHINGTON FEDERAL INC Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure (NASDAQ:WAFD)
biz.yahoo.com - September 21 at 7:32 PM
feeds.reuters.com logoCORRECTED-BRIEF-Washington Federal authorizes repurchase of additional 5 mln shares (NASDAQ:WAFD)
feeds.reuters.com - September 21 at 6:55 PM
News IconWashington Federal Authorizes an Additional 5 Million Shares for Repurchase (NASDAQ:WAFD)
www.ssuchronicle.com - September 21 at 11:54 AM
News IconWashington Federal Announces Appointment of Erin Lantz to its Board of Directors (NASDAQ:WAFD)
www.ssuchronicle.com - September 14 at 8:15 PM
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www.investors.com - September 12 at 7:32 PM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to Washington Federal, Inc. : September 12, 2016 (NASDAQ:WAFD)
www.capitalcube.com - September 12 at 7:32 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWASHINGTON FEDERAL INC Financials (NASDAQ:WAFD)
finance.yahoo.com - August 4 at 8:42 PM
nasdaq.com logoWashington Federal, Inc. (WAFD) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August (NASDAQ:WAFD)
www.nasdaq.com - August 2 at 8:37 PM
News IconBrent J. Beardall Named President at Washington Federal (NASDAQ:WAFD)
www.ssuchronicle.com - July 26 at 8:45 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoWASHINGTON FEDERAL INC Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits (NASDAQ:WAFD)
biz.yahoo.com - July 26 at 5:31 PM
nasdaq.com logoWashington Federal Reaches Analyst Target Price (NASDAQ:WAFD)
www.nasdaq.com - July 26 at 11:47 AM
capitalcube.com logoWashington Federal, Inc. :WAFD-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2016 By the Numbers : July 21, 2016 (NASDAQ:WAFD)
www.capitalcube.com - July 21 at 11:43 AM
baystreet.ca logoWashington Federal (WAFD) Retreats as Earnings to Roll In (NASDAQ:WAFD)
www.baystreet.ca - July 14 at 8:27 PM
4-traders.com logoWashington Federal : Increases Earnings Per Share by 15% (NASDAQ:WAFD)
www.4-traders.com - July 14 at 8:27 PM
moodys.com logoPACIFIC UNIVERSITY, OR -- Moody's Affirms Pacific University's (OR) Baa2; Outlook Stable (NASDAQ:WAFD)
www.moodys.com - July 14 at 6:44 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoWashington Federal beats 3Q profit forecasts (NASDAQ:WAFD)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - July 14 at 2:16 PM
publicnow.com logoWashington Federal Increases Earnings Per Share by 15% (NASDAQ:WAFD)
www.publicnow.com - July 14 at 8:38 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ3 2016 Washington Federal Inc Earnings Release - Time Not Supplied (NASDAQ:WAFD)
biz.yahoo.com - July 14 at 7:07 AM
capitalcube.com logoWashington Federal, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : WAFD-US : July 12, 2016 (NASDAQ:WAFD)
www.capitalcube.com - July 12 at 8:52 AM
equities.com logoWashington Federal Inc. (WAFD) is Trading Higher on Unusual Volume for June 28 (NASDAQ:WAFD)
www.equities.com - June 30 at 10:53 AM
capitalcube.com logoWashington Federal, Inc. :WAFD-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2016 By the Numbers : June 28, 2016 (NASDAQ:WAFD)
www.capitalcube.com - June 28 at 2:34 PM
capitalcube.com logoWashington Federal, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : WAFD-US : June 27, 2016 (NASDAQ:WAFD)
www.capitalcube.com - June 27 at 10:38 AM
gurufocus.com logoIdacorp Is Dreman's Top New Buy of 1st Quarter (NASDAQ:WAFD)
www.gurufocus.com - June 19 at 6:52 AM
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finance.yahoo.com - June 18 at 9:49 PM
equities.com logoWashington Federal Inc. (WAFD) is Trading Higher on Unusual Volume for June 16 (NASDAQ:WAFD)
www.equities.com - June 18 at 7:07 PM
capitalcube.com logoWashington Federal, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : WAFD-US : June 14, 2016 (NASDAQ:WAFD)
www.capitalcube.com - June 14 at 8:57 AM
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finance.yahoo.com logo6:22 am Wash. Federal names Vincent L. Beatty as CFO (NASDAQ:WAFD)
finance.yahoo.com - May 24 at 6:22 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoWASHINGTON FEDERAL INC Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Regulation FD Disclosure, Finan (NASDAQ:WAFD)
biz.yahoo.com - May 24 at 6:02 AM
publicnow.com logoWashington Federal Announces Vincent L. Beatty as Chief Financial Officer (NASDAQ:WAFD)
www.publicnow.com - May 23 at 5:26 PM
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Washington Federal (NASDAQ:WAFD) Chart for Saturday, October, 22, 2016

Last Updated on 10/22/2016 by MarketBeat.com Staff