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NASDAQ:WAFDWashington Federal Stock Price, Forecast & News

$29.85
+2.24 (+8.11 %)
(As of 06/5/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$28.61
Now: $29.85
$30.51
50-Day Range
$22.62
MA: $25.17
$27.81
52-Week Range
$20.92
Now: $29.85
$38.26
Volume572,447 shs
Average Volume524,537 shs
Market Capitalization$2.32 billion
P/E Ratio11.22
Dividend Yield3.19%
Beta0.96
Washington Federal, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for Washington Federal, National Association that provides lending, depository, insurance, and other banking services in the United States. The company accepts deposit products, including business and personal checking accounts, and term certificates of deposit, as well as money market accounts and passbook savings accounts. It also provides single-family residential, construction, land acquisition and development, land consumer lot, multi-family residential, commercial and industrial, commercial real estate, home equity, business, and consumer loans. In addition, the company offers insurance brokerage services, such as individual and business insurance policies to customers and general public; holds and markets real estate properties; and acts as trustee. It serves consumers, mid-sized and large businesses, and owners and developers of commercial real estate. As of September 30, 2018, the company had 235 branches located in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Arizona, Utah, Nevada, New Mexico, and Texas. Washington Federal, Inc. was founded in 1917 and is headquartered in Seattle, Washington.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.0Community Rank: 1.9Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 4.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.79 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry National commercial banks
Sub-IndustryThrifts & Mortgage Finance
SectorFinance
Current SymbolNASDAQ:WAFD
CUSIP93882410
Phone206-624-7930

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$733.78 million
Cash Flow$3.36 per share
Book Value$25.60 per share

Profitability

Net Income$210.26 million

Miscellaneous

Employees1,971
Market Cap$2.32 billion
Next Earnings Date7/21/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Washington Federal (NASDAQ:WAFD) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Washington Federal's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Washington Federal's stock was trading at $26.07 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, WAFD shares have increased by 14.5% and is now trading at $29.85. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Washington Federal?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Washington Federal in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for Washington Federal.

When is Washington Federal's next earnings date?

Washington Federal is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, July 21st 2020. View our earnings forecast for Washington Federal.

How were Washington Federal's earnings last quarter?

Washington Federal Inc. (NASDAQ:WAFD) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, April, 21st. The bank reported $0.49 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.52 by $0.03. The bank earned $133.85 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $133.20 million. Washington Federal had a net margin of 27.66% and a return on equity of 9.38%. View Washington Federal's earnings history.

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

Washington Federal announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, April 28th. Stockholders of record on Friday, May 8th will be paid a dividend of $0.22 per share on Friday, May 22nd. This represents a $0.88 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.95%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 7th. View Washington Federal's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for WAFD?

2 brokers have issued twelve-month price objectives for Washington Federal's shares. Their forecasts range from $34.00 to $36.00. On average, they expect Washington Federal's stock price to reach $35.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 17.3% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Washington Federal.

Has Washington Federal been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about WAFD stock have trended somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Washington Federal earned a coverage optimism score of 0.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the bank a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. View the latest news aboutWashington Federal.

Are investors shorting Washington Federal?

Washington Federal saw a drop in short interest during the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 2,580,000 shares, a drop of 20.4% from the April 15th total of 3,240,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 617,700 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 4.2 days. Currently, 3.4% of the shares of the company are short sold. View Washington Federal's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Washington Federal's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Washington Federal own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Washington Federal investors own include QUALCOMM (QCOM), Wells Fargo & Co (WFC), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Mondi (MNDI), Pfizer (PFE), Zynerba Pharmaceuticals (ZYNE), AbbVie (ABBV), Boeing (BA), General Motors (GM) and Nektar Therapeutics (NKTR).

Who are Washington Federal's key executives?

Washington Federal's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Brent J. Beardall CPA, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 48)
  • Mr. Vincent L. Beatty, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 59)
  • Ms. Cathy E. Cooper, Exec. VP & Group Mang. of Retail Banking (Age 53)
  • Mr. Robert D. Peters, Exec. VP & Group Mang. of Commercial Banking (Age 58)
  • Ms. Kim E. Robison, Exec. VP & Operations Mang. (Age 49)

What is Washington Federal's stock symbol?

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

Who are Washington Federal's major shareholders?

Washington Federal's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (12.62%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (3.99%), State Street Corp (3.59%), Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. (2.31%), Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC (2.09%) and Invesco Ltd. (1.64%). Company insiders that own Washington Federal stock include Brent J Beardall, Cory D Stewart and Mark Tabbutt. View institutional ownership trends for Washington Federal.

Which institutional investors are selling Washington Federal stock?

WAFD stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Trust Advisors LP, JPMorgan Chase & Co., UBS Group AG, BlackRock Inc., Morgan Stanley, Morgan Stanley, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., and Principal Financial Group Inc.. View insider buying and selling activity for Washington Federal.

Which institutional investors are buying Washington Federal stock?

WAFD stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Janus Henderson Group PLC, Victory Capital Management Inc., Victory Capital Management Inc., Eaton Vance Management, Acadian Asset Management LLC, Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc., Advisor Group Holdings Inc., and Geode Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought Washington Federal stock in the last two years include Brent J Beardall, Cory D Stewart, and Mark Tabbutt. View insider buying and selling activity for Washington Federal.

How do I buy shares of Washington Federal?

Shares of WAFD can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Washington Federal's stock price today?

One share of WAFD stock can currently be purchased for approximately $29.85.

How big of a company is Washington Federal?

Washington Federal has a market capitalization of $2.32 billion and generates $733.78 million in revenue each year. The bank earns $210.26 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.61 on an earnings per share basis. Washington Federal employs 1,971 workers across the globe.

What is Washington Federal's official website?

The official website for Washington Federal is www.washingtonfederal.com.

How can I contact Washington Federal?

Washington Federal's mailing address is 425 PIKE STREET, SEATTLE WA, 98101. The bank can be reached via phone at 206-624-7930 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 6/5/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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