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DOW   31,097.26
QQQ   282.13
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Washington Federal Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.53 (+1.77%)
(As of 07/1/2022 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
249,313 shs
Average Volume
458,215 shs
Market Capitalization
$2.00 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

Washington Federal Stock Forecast (MarketRank)

Analyst Rating
3.00 Rating Score
30.9% Upside
$40.00 Price Target
Short Interest
3.61% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.47mentions of Washington Federal in the last 14 days
Based on 2 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $3.06 to $3.48 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as 30% analysis score, 20% valuation score, 10% short interest score, 10% dividend score, 10% sustainability score, 10% news and social score, and 10% insider trading score.

2.94 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

65th out of 1,393 stocks

National Commercial Banks Industry

20th out of 111 stocks

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About Washington Federal (NASDAQ:WAFD)

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 offers 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, business and consumer loans. In addition, the company offers insurance brokerage services, such as individual and business insurance policies; holds and markets real estate properties; mobile and internet banking services; and debit and credit cards, as well as acts as the trustee. It serves consumers, mid-sized and large businesses, and owners and developers of commercial real estate. As of September 30, 2021, the company had 219 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.

WAFD Stock News Headlines

Washington Federal declares $0.24 dividend
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

National commercial banks
Thrifts & Mortgage Finance
Current Symbol
Year Founded

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 6/3 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
High Stock Price Forecast
Low Stock Price Forecast
Forecasted Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
1 Analysts


Net Income
$183.62 million
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$652.17 million
Cash Flow
$3.21 per share
Book Value
$26.88 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$2.00 billion

Washington Federal Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Washington Federal stock right now?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Washington Federal in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" Washington Federal stock.
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What is Washington Federal's stock price forecast for 2022?

1 analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Washington Federal's shares. Their WAFD stock forecasts range from $37.00 to $43.00. On average, they expect Washington Federal's stock price to reach $40.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 30.9% from the stock's current price.
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How has Washington Federal's stock performed in 2022?

Washington Federal's stock was trading at $33.38 on January 1st, 2022. Since then, WAFD stock has decreased by 8.5% and is now trading at $30.55.
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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, July 12th 2022.
View our earnings forecast for Washington Federal

How were Washington Federal's earnings last quarter?

Washington Federal, Inc. (NASDAQ:WAFD) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, April, 13th. The bank reported $0.70 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.71 by $0.01. The bank earned $150.84 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $150.77 million. Washington Federal had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 10.65% and a net margin of 29.95%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 9.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.56 earnings per share.
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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, April 19th. Stockholders of record on Friday, May 20th will be paid a dividend of $0.24 per share on Friday, June 3rd. This represents a $0.96 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.14%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 19th.
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Is Washington Federal a good dividend stock?

Washington Federal(NASDAQ:WAFD) pays an annual dividend of $0.96 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.20%. Washington Federal has been increasing its dividend for 13 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of Washington Federal is 35.04%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Washington Federal will have a dividend payout ratio of 27.59% next year. This indicates that Washington Federal will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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Who are Washington Federal's key executives?

Washington Federal's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Brent J. Beardall CPA, Pres, CEO & Vice Chairman (Age 51, Pay $2.06M)
  • Mr. Vincent L. Beatty, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 62, Pay $774.27k)
  • Ms. Kim E. Robison, Exec. VP & COO (Age 52, Pay $774.88k)
  • Mr. James A. Endrizzi, Exec. VP & Chief Commercial Banker (Age 49, Pay $746.69k)
  • Ms. Cathy E. Cooper, Exec. VP, Chief Consumer Banker & Corp. Sec. (Age 56, Pay $776.16k)
  • Mr. Cory D. Stewart, Principal Accounting Officer & Sr. VP (Age 50)
  • 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 Brent Beardall's approval rating as Washington Federal's CEO?

112 employees have rated Washington Federal CEO Brent Beardall on Glassdoor.com. Brent Beardall has an approval rating of 85% among Washington Federal's employees.

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), Boeing (BA), General Motors (GM), Wells Fargo (WFC), Mondi (MNDI), Pfizer (PFE), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Zynerba Pharmaceuticals (ZYNE), AbbVie (ABBV) and Cisco Systems (CSCO).

What is Washington Federal's stock symbol?

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

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.
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What is Washington Federal's stock price today?

One share of WAFD stock can currently be purchased for approximately $30.55.

How much money does Washington Federal make?

Washington Federal (NASDAQ:WAFD) has a market capitalization of $2.00 billion and generates $652.17 million in revenue each year. The bank earns $183.62 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.74 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Washington Federal have?

Washington Federal employs 2,082 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Washington Federal?

Washington Federal's mailing address is 425 PIKE STREET, SEATTLE WA, 98101. The official website for Washington Federal is www.washingtonfederal.com. The bank can be reached via phone at (206) 624-7930, via email at brad.goode@wafd.com, or via fax at 206-626-8520.

This page (NASDAQ:WAFD) was last updated on 7/3/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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