NASDAQ:WAFD - Washington Federal Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$33.40 +0.05 (+0.15 %)
(As of 07/22/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$33.40
Today's Range$33.20 - $33.8250
52-Week Range$29.80 - $37.70
Volume312,197 shs
Average Volume374,985 shs
Market Capitalization$2.82 billion
P/E Ratio17.22
Dividend Yield2.04%
Beta1.21
Washington Federal logoWashington Federal, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for Washington Federal, National Association that provides lending, depository, insurance, and other banking services to consumers, mid-sized and large businesses, and owners and developers of commercial real estate in the United States. The company accepts deposit products, such as business and personal checking accounts, and term certificates of deposit, as well as money market accounts and passbook savings accounts. It also offers single-family residential, construction, land acquisition and development, multi-family residential, commercial and industrial, home equity, and business loans. In addition, the company is involved insurance brokerage activities. As of September 30, 2017, it had 237 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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.19
Current Ratio1.03
Quick Ratio1.02

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio17.22
Forward P/E Ratio14.15
P/E Growth1.42

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$601.13 million
Price / Sales4.69
Cash Flow$2.4686 per share
Price / Cash13.53
Book Value$23.51 per share
Price / Book1.42

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.94
Net Income$173.53 million
Net Margins30.99%
Return on Equity9.93%
Return on Assets1.28%

Miscellaneous

Employees1,818
Outstanding Shares84,470,000
Market Cap$2,821.47

Washington Federal (NASDAQ:WAFD) Frequently Asked Questions

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 Tuesday, May 1st. Investors of record on Friday, May 11th will be paid a dividend of $0.17 per share on Friday, May 25th. This represents a $0.68 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.04%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 10th. View Washington Federal's Dividend History.

How will Washington Federal's stock buyback program work?

Washington Federal declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock repurchase plan on Thursday, January 25th 2018, which permits the company to repurchase 5,000,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are often an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Washington Federal's earnings last quarter?

Washington Federal Inc. (NASDAQ:WAFD) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, July, 18th. The bank reported $0.61 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.59 by $0.02. The bank had revenue of $132.30 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $131.70 million. Washington Federal had a net margin of 30.99% and a return on equity of 9.93%. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.49 EPS. View Washington Federal's Earnings History.

When is Washington Federal's next earnings date?

Washington Federal is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, October, 16th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Washington Federal.

What price target have analysts set for WAFD?

4 brokers have issued 12 month price targets for Washington Federal's stock. Their forecasts range from $35.00 to $38.00. On average, they expect Washington Federal's share price to reach $36.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 7.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for Washington Federal.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Washington Federal?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Washington Federal in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."

Who are some of Washington Federal's key competitors?

Who are Washington Federal's key executives?

Washington Federal's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Brent J. Beardall CPA, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 47)
  • Mr. Vincent L. Beatty, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 58)
  • Ms. Cathy E. Cooper, Exec. VP & Retail Banking Group Mang. (Age 52)
  • Mr. Mark Alan Schoonover, Exec. VP & Chief Credit Officer (Age 60)
  • Mr. Robert D. Peters, Exec. VP & Commercial Banking Group Mang. (Age 57)

Has Washington Federal been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about WAFD stock have been trending somewhat negative on Sunday, according to Accern. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Washington Federal earned a coverage optimism score of -0.02 on Accern's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the bank an impact score of 46.89 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days.

Who are Washington Federal's major shareholders?

Washington Federal's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. (0.58%), Foundry Partners LLC (0.51%), Boston Advisors LLC (0.23%), Hennessy Advisors Inc. (0.21%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.13%) and Bank of Montreal Can (0.05%). Company insiders that own Washington Federal stock include Anna C Johnson, Brent J Beardall, Cathy E Cooper, Erin N Lantz, Mark Alan Schoonover, Roy M Whitehead and Thomas J Kelley. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Washington Federal.

Which major investors are selling Washington Federal stock?

WAFD stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Foundry Partners LLC, Bank of Montreal Can, Hennessy Advisors Inc., Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan and Retirement Systems of Alabama. View Insider Buying and Selling for Washington Federal.

Which major investors are buying Washington Federal stock?

WAFD stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co., Boston Advisors LLC and Alpha Windward LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Washington Federal's stock price today?

One share of WAFD stock can currently be purchased for approximately $33.40.

How big of a company is Washington Federal?

Washington Federal has a market capitalization of $2.82 billion and generates $601.13 million in revenue each year. The bank earns $173.53 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.94 on an earnings per share basis. Washington Federal employs 1,818 workers across the globe.

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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Washington Federal (NASDAQ WAFD)

Community Ranking:  1.8 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  141 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  253 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  394
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Washington Federal and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe WAFD will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe WAFD will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 7/22/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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