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Washington Federal Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.38 (+1.34 %)
(As of 01/19/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $28.69
50-Day Range
MA: $26.23
52-Week Range
Now: $28.69
Volume404,754 shs
Average Volume473,378 shs
Market Capitalization$2.18 billion
P/E Ratio12.81
Dividend Yield3.11%
Washington Federal, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for Washington Federal Bank, 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, consumer lot, multi-family residential, commercial and industrial, commercial real estate, home equity, 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; mobile and internet banking services; debit and credit cards; and acts as trustee. It serves consumers, mid-sized and large businesses, and owners and developers of commercial real estate. As of September 30, 2020, the company had 234 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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Overall MarketRank

1.77 out of 5 stars

Analyst Opinion: 1.0Community Rank: 1.8Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry National commercial banks
Sub-IndustryThrifts & Mortgage Finance
Current SymbolNASDAQ:WAFD



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$708.22 million
Cash Flow$3.94 per share
Book Value$25.60 per share


Net Income$173.44 million


Market Cap$2.18 billion
Next Earnings Date4/20/2021 (Estimated)
+0.38 (+1.34 %)
(As of 01/19/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Washington Federal (NASDAQ:WAFD) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Washington Federal's stock been impacted by 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 (WHO). Since then, WAFD stock has increased by 10.0% and is now trading at $28.69.
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Is Washington Federal a buy right now?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Washington Federal in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 hold ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" Washington Federal stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in WAFD, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Washington Federal?

Wall Street analysts have given Washington Federal a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Washington Federal wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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When is Washington Federal's next earnings date?

Washington Federal is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, April 20th 2021.
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How were Washington Federal's earnings last quarter?

Washington Federal, Inc. (NASDAQ:WAFD) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, January, 13th. The bank reported $0.51 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.42 by $0.09. Washington Federal had a return on equity of 7.59% and a net margin of 24.41%.
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How often does Washington Federal pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Washington Federal?

Washington Federal declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, October 27th. Stockholders of record on Friday, November 6th will be paid a dividend of $0.22 per share on Friday, November 20th. This represents a $0.88 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.07%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 5th.
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Is Washington Federal a good dividend stock?

Washington Federal pays an annual dividend of $0.88 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.11%. The dividend payout ratio of Washington Federal is 44.00%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Washington Federal will have a dividend payout ratio of 50.29% next year. This indicates that Washington Federal will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for WAFD?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Washington Federal's stock. Their forecasts range from $22.00 to $36.00. On average, they anticipate Washington Federal's share price to reach $29.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 1.1% from the stock's current price.
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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), The Boeing (BA), General Motors (GM), Wells Fargo & Company (WFC), Mondi plc (MNDI.L) (MNDI), Pfizer (PFE), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Zynerba Pharmaceuticals (ZYNE), AbbVie (ABBV) and Cisco Systems (CSCO).

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 50, Pay $782.45k)
  • Mr. Vincent L. Beatty, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 61, Pay $384.96k)
  • Ms. Kim E. Robison, Exec. VP of Operations (Age 51, Pay $379.97k)
  • Mr. Ryan M. Mauer, Exec. VP & Chief Credit Officer (Age 50, Pay $293.08k)
  • Ms. Cathy E. Cooper, Exec. VP, Retail Banking Group Mang. & Corp. Sec. (Age 55, Pay $381.28k)
  • Mr. Cory D. Stewart, Principal Accounting Officer & Sr. VP (Age 49)
  • Jim Motz, Chief Information Officer & Exec. VP
  • Mr. Brad Goode, Chief of Communications, Marketing & Community Relations and Sr. VP
  • Lisa M. King, Sr. VP of HR
  • Mr. Keith D. Taylor, Sr. VP of Corp. Real Estate and Treasurer

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 Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC (2.37%), Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. (0.27%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%) and IMS Capital Management (0.01%). Company insiders that own Washington Federal stock include Brent J Beardall, Cory D Stewart, Mark Tabbutt, Michael D Mulholland, Randall H Talbot, Thomas J Kelley and Vincent L Beatty.
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Which major investors are selling Washington Federal stock?

WAFD stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co., and State of Alaska Department of Revenue.
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Which major investors are buying Washington Federal stock?

WAFD stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC, and IMS Capital Management. Company insiders that have bought Washington Federal stock in the last two years include Brent J Beardall, Cory D Stewart, Mark Tabbutt, Randall H Talbot, Thomas J Kelley, and Vincent L Beatty.
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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 WeBull, 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 $28.69.

How big of a company is Washington Federal?

Washington Federal has a market capitalization of $2.18 billion and generates $708.22 million in revenue each year. The bank earns $173.44 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.00 on an earnings per share basis. Washington Federal employs 2,080 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 1/20/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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