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Washington Federal Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.36 (-1.44 %)
(As of 11/27/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $24.62
50-Day Range
MA: $23.06
52-Week Range
Now: $24.62
Volume120,897 shs
Average Volume463,047 shs
Market Capitalization$1.87 billion
P/E Ratio10.99
Dividend Yield3.52%
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, 2019, 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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.0Community Rank: 1.8Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.09 out of 5 stars

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$3.38 per share
Book Value$25.60 per share


Net Income$173.44 million


Market Cap$1.87 billion
Next Earnings Date1/12/2021 (Estimated)
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(As of 11/27/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Washington Federal (NASDAQ:WAFD) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Washington Federal's stock price 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 shares have decreased by 5.6% and is now trading at $24.62.
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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."
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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 winning trading ideas this year 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, January 12th 2021.
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How were Washington Federal's earnings last quarter?

Washington Federal, Inc. (NASDAQ:WAFD) announced its earnings results on Monday, October, 19th. The bank reported $0.45 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.42 by $0.03. The bank earned $125.90 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $135.60 million. 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, October 27th. Shareholders of record on Friday, November 6th will be given a dividend of $0.22 per share on Friday, November 20th. This represents a $0.88 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.57%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 5th.
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What price target have analysts set for WAFD?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Washington Federal's stock. Their forecasts range from $22.00 to $36.00. On average, they expect Washington Federal's share price to reach $29.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 17.8% 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 49, Pay $1.35M)
  • Mr. Vincent L. Beatty, Chief Financial Officer (Age 60, Pay $553.09k)
  • Ms. Cathy E. Cooper, Exec. VP, Retail Banking Group Mang. & Corp. Sec. (Age 54, Pay $511.6k)
  • Mr. Mark Alan Schoonover, Sr. Advisor (Age 62, Pay $723.94k)
  • Mr. Robert D. Peters, Sr. Advisor (Age 59, Pay $527.69k)
  • Ms. Kim E. Robison, Exec. VP of Operations (Age 50)
  • Mr. Cory D. Stewart, Principal Accounting Officer & Sr. VP (Age 48)
  • Jim Motz, Chief Information Officer & Exec. VP
  • Arian Colachis, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec.
  • Mr. Brad Goode, Chief of Communications, Marketing & Community Relations and Sr. VP

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 shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (11.78%), State Street Corp (3.48%), Westwood Holdings Group Inc. (2.60%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (1.88%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (1.37%) and Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. (1.12%). Company insiders that own Washington Federal stock include Brent J Beardall, Cory D Stewart, Mark Tabbutt, Randall H Talbot, Thomas J Kelley and Vincent L Beatty.
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Which institutional investors are selling Washington Federal stock?

WAFD stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., ProShare Advisors LLC, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Acadian Asset Management LLC, State Street Corp, Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co., and SG Americas Securities LLC.
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Which institutional investors are buying Washington Federal stock?

WAFD stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Westwood Holdings Group Inc., Principal Financial Group Inc., Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, Smith Graham & Co. Investment Advisors LP, Harbour Investment Management LLC, Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, GSA Capital Partners LLP, and AQR Capital Management LLC. 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 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 $24.62.

How big of a company is Washington Federal?

Washington Federal has a market capitalization of $1.87 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 11/28/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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