NASDAQ:WAFD - Washington Federal Stock Price, News & Analysis

$35.11
+0.50 (+1.44 %)
(As of 08/19/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$34.93
Now: $35.11
$35.26
50-Day Range
$34.10
MA: $35.23
$37.07
52-Week Range
$24.67
Now: $35.11
$37.25
Volume342,400 shs
Average Volume410,084 shs
Market Capitalization$2.79 billion
P/E Ratio14.63
Dividend Yield2.43%
Beta1.14
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. Read More…

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$651.16 million
Cash Flow$3.1016 per share
Book Value$25.35 per share

Profitability

Net Income$203.85 million

Miscellaneous

Employees1,877
Market Cap$2.79 billion
Next Earnings Date10/15/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 Monday, July 22nd. Investors of record on Friday, August 9th will be paid a dividend of $0.21 per share on Friday, August 23rd. This represents a $0.84 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.39%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 8th. This is an increase from Washington Federal's previous quarterly dividend of $0.20. View Washington Federal's Dividend History.

How will Washington Federal's stock buyback program work?

Washington Federal declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock buyback program on Thursday, January 25th 2018, which allows the company to buyback 5,000,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are generally an indication that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Washington Federal's earnings last quarter?

Washington Federal Inc. (NASDAQ:WAFD) issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July, 16th. The bank reported $0.67 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.64 by $0.03. The bank earned $135.71 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $134.17 million. Washington Federal had a net margin of 29.19% and a return on equity of 10.47%. 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 15th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Washington Federal.

What price target have analysts set for WAFD?

1 brokers have issued 1 year price objectives for Washington Federal's shares. Their forecasts range from $34.00 to $34.00. On average, they anticipate Washington Federal's stock price to reach $34.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 3.2%. View Analyst Price Targets for Washington Federal.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Washington Federal?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Washington Federal in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Washington Federal.

Has Washington Federal been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about WAFD stock have been trending negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Washington Federal earned a news sentiment score of -2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the bank a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Washington Federal.

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 Mondi (MNDI), Zynerba Pharmaceuticals (ZYNE), Nektar Therapeutics (NKTR), Intel (INTC), Starbucks (SBUX), Wells Fargo & Co (WFC), Cisco Systems (CSCO), QUALCOMM (QCOM), ConocoPhillips (COP) and Pfizer (PFE).

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 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)

Who are Washington Federal's major shareholders?

Washington Federal's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (14.07%), Vanguard Group Inc. (10.58%), Northern Trust Corp (2.44%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (2.30%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (2.30%) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (1.82%). 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 Northern Trust Corp, Panagora Asset Management Inc., Balyasny Asset Management LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co., Prudential Financial Inc., Allianz Asset Management GmbH and BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA. View Insider Buying and Selling for Washington Federal.

Which major investors are buying Washington Federal stock?

WAFD stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Trust Advisors LP, Janus Henderson Group PLC, Janus Henderson Group PLC, Westwood Holdings Group Inc., Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Acadian Asset Management LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC and Man Group plc. 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 $35.11.

How big of a company is Washington Federal?

Washington Federal has a market capitalization of $2.79 billion and generates $651.16 million in revenue each year. The bank earns $203.85 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.40 on an earnings per share basis. Washington Federal employs 1,877 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Washington Federal.

What is Washington Federal's official website?

The official website for Washington Federal is http://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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Washington Federal (NASDAQ WAFD)

Community Ranking:  1.8 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  188 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  324 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  512
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 8/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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