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 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
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: WAFD
  • CUSIP: 93882410
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $35.15
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $33.67
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $30.16
  • 52-Week Range: $21.00 - $35.95
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 18.88
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 17.49
  • P/E Growth: 1.86
  • Market Cap: $3.14B
  • Outstanding Shares: 89,307,000
  • Beta: 1.08
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%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Washington Federal (NASDAQ:WAFD) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $26.00 (24.53% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Washington Federal (NASDAQ:WAFD)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
4/18/2016Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector Perform$23.00 -> $26.00View Rating Details
1/20/2016Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated 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
(Data available from 2/24/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Washington Federal (NASDAQ:WAFD)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
4/13/2017        
1/17/2017Q1 2017$0.44$0.46ViewN/AView Earnings Details
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)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Washington Federal (NASDAQ:WAFD)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.85 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.97 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$0.45$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)
Annual Dividend:$0.60
Dividend Yield:1.74%
Payout Ratio:32.09% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
32.43% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
30.46% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for Washington Federal (NASDAQ:WAFD)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
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 History for Washington Federal (NASDAQ:WAFD)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.28%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 82.83%
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

Latest Headlines for Washington Federal (NASDAQ:WAFD)
DateHeadline
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Century-Old Index: How A Basket Of Companies Turning 100 In 2017 Is Performing Against The Market (NASDAQ:WAFD)
finance.yahoo.com - February 19 at 8:12 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWashington Federal (WAFD) Up 2.9% Since Earnings Report: Can It Continue? (NASDAQ:WAFD)
finance.yahoo.com - February 17 at 7:07 AM
capitalcube.com logoWashington Federal, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : WAFD-US : January 30, 2017 (NASDAQ:WAFD)
www.capitalcube.com - January 30 at 9:56 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoWASHINGTON FEDERAL INC Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report (NASDAQ:WAFD)
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 (NASDAQ:WAFD)
biz.yahoo.com - January 24 at 8:16 PM
capitalcube.com logoWashington Federal, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : WAFD-US : January 18, 2017 (NASDAQ:WAFD)
www.capitalcube.com - January 19 at 7:21 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWashington Federal Announces an Increase in its Regular Quarterly Cash Dividend and a Special Cash Dividend (NASDAQ:WAFD)
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 (NASDAQ:WAFD)
finance.yahoo.com - January 19 at 7:21 AM
feeds.reuters.com logoBRIEF-Washington Federal Inc says raises quarterly cash dividend (NASDAQ:WAFD)
feeds.reuters.com - January 18 at 6:19 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoWASHINGTON FEDERAL INC Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Regulation FD Disclosure, F (NASDAQ:WAFD)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 17 at 8:51 PM
News IconWashington Federal Announces Increase In Quarterly Earnings (NASDAQ:WAFD)
www.ssuchronicle.com - January 17 at 3:51 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoWashington Federal posts 1Q profit (NASDAQ:WAFD)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - January 17 at 3:51 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo7 Low P/S Stocks With a Rising 10-Year Price (NASDAQ:WAFD)
finance.yahoo.com - January 9 at 3:56 PM
bizjournals.com logoWashington Federal CEO Roy Whitehead plans to retire (NASDAQ:WAFD)
www.bizjournals.com - January 6 at 6:34 AM
News IconWashington Federal Announces CEO Succession Plan (NASDAQ:WAFD)
www.forwardgeek.com - January 4 at 9:27 PM
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 - January 4 at 9:27 PM
feeds.reuters.com logoBRIEF-Washington Federal says CEO Roy Whitehead to resign as CEO of both company and bank - SEC filing (NASDAQ:WAFD)
feeds.reuters.com - January 4 at 5:25 PM
publicnow.com logoWashington Federal Promotes Robert D. Peters (NASDAQ:WAFD)
www.publicnow.com - December 21 at 8:49 PM
capitalcube.com logoETFs with exposure to Washington Federal, Inc. : December 9, 2016 (NASDAQ:WAFD)
www.capitalcube.com - December 9 at 4:00 PM
realistinvestor.com logoWashington Federal, Inc. (NASDAQ:WAFD) Is Expected To Post EPS Of $0.485 (NASDAQ:WAFD)
www.realistinvestor.com - December 8 at 9:34 PM
News IconWashington Federal Inc. (WAFD): Are Hedge Funds Right About This Stock? (NASDAQ:WAFD)
feedproxy.google.com - December 8 at 7:23 AM
capitalcube.com logoETFs with exposure to Washington Federal, Inc. : November 28, 2016 (NASDAQ:WAFD)
www.capitalcube.com - November 29 at 1:12 PM
capitalcube.com logoETFs with exposure to Washington Federal, Inc. : November 28, 2016 (NASDAQ:WAFD)
www.capitalcube.com - November 29 at 1:12 PM
capitalcube.com logoWashington Federal, Inc. :WAFD-US: Earnings Analysis: 2016 By the Numbers : November 25, 2016 (NASDAQ:WAFD)
www.capitalcube.com - November 25 at 8:00 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoWASHINGTON FEDERAL INC Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report (NASDAQ:WAFD)
biz.yahoo.com - November 21 at 8:52 PM
News IconRegulatory Insider Filing: Mark Schoonover Unloaded $550,314 Worth of Washington Federal Inc. (NASDAQ:WAFD) Stock (NASDAQ:WAFD)
www.whatsonthorold.com - November 15 at 9:03 PM
News IconInsider Heat: Roy Whitehead Sold 50000 shares of Washington Federal Inc. (NASDAQ:WAFD) in an Insider Trade (NASDAQ:WAFD)
www.whatsonthorold.com - November 14 at 8:34 PM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to Washington Federal, Inc. : November 10, 2016 (NASDAQ:WAFD)
www.capitalcube.com - November 10 at 8:21 PM
capitalcube.com logoWashington Federal, Inc. :WAFD-US: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2016 By the Numbers : November 9, 2016 (NASDAQ:WAFD)
www.capitalcube.com - November 9 at 11:29 AM
News IconInsider Holder Move: Roy Whitehead Insider Selling for 17,485 Shares of Washington Federal Inc. (NASDAQ:WAFD) (NASDAQ:WAFD)
www.whatsonthorold.com - November 5 at 10:27 AM
News IconInsider Watch Reporter: Washington Federal Inc. (NASDAQ:WAFD)’s Stock Insider Trading – Roy Whitehead Sold 11,530 Shares (NASDAQ:WAFD)
www.whatsonthorold.com - November 4 at 12:31 PM
News IconWashington Federal Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend (NASDAQ:WAFD)
www.ssuchronicle.com - October 24 at 7:41 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoWASHINGTON FEDERAL INC Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Change in Directors or Princip (NASDAQ:WAFD)
biz.yahoo.com - October 24 at 7:41 PM
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
capitalcube.com logoWashington Federal, Inc. : WAFD-US: Dividend Analysis : August 05th, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : October 14, 2016 (NASDAQ:WAFD)
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
nasdaq.com logoWAFD Trading Below Director's Recent Buy Price (NASDAQ:WAFD)
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
investors.com logoStock Indexes Retreat, But eBay Pegs New High (NASDAQ:WAFD)
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

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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 announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, January 19th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, February 1st will be given a dividend of $0.15 per share on Friday, February 10th. This represents a $0.60 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.74%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, January 30th. This is a boost from Washington Federal's previous quarterly dividend of $0.14.

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

1 brokerages have issued 12-month target prices for Washington Federal's stock. Their forecasts range from $26.00 to $26.00. On average, they expect Washington Federal's stock price to reach $26.00 in the next year.

When will Washington Federal announce their earnings?

Washington Federal is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April, 13th 2017.

Who owns Washington Federal stock?

Washington Federal's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.56%), FMR LLC (8.33%), State Street Corp (3.74%), Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC (2.08%), Investec Asset Management LTD (2.02%) and Systematic Financial Management LP (1.74%). 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.

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 Allianz Asset Management AG, FMR LLC, Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC, Investec Asset Management LTD, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Federated Investors Inc. PA, Putnam Investments LLC and Numeric Investors LLC. 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.

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

Washington Federal's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State Street Corp, Guggenheim Capital LLC, Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC, Cpcm LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Martingale Asset Management L P, Tudor Investment Corp Et Al and Waratah Capital Advisors Ltd.. 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.

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 $34.45.

Washington Federal (NASDAQ:WAFD) Chart for Friday, February, 24, 2017


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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Washington Federal (NASDAQ:WAFD)

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Earnings by Quarter for Washington Federal (NASDAQ:WAFD)

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Dividend Payments by Quarter for Washington Federal (NASDAQ:WAFD)

Last Updated on 2/24/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff