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NASDAQ:WAFDWashington Federal Stock Price, Forecast & News

$23.02
-0.32 (-1.37 %)
(As of 08/3/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$22.91
Now: $23.02
$23.34
50-Day Range
$23.06
MA: $24.96
$26.85
52-Week Range
$20.92
Now: $23.02
$38.26
Volume487,210 shs
Average Volume514,485 shs
Market Capitalization$1.79 billion
P/E Ratio9.40
Dividend Yield3.77%
Beta0.91
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, 2018, the company had 235 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: 3.0Community Rank: 1.8Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 4.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.80 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$733.78 million
Cash Flow$3.00 per share
Book Value$25.60 per share

Profitability

Net Income$210.26 million

Miscellaneous

Employees1,971
Market Cap$1.79 billion
Next Earnings Date10/20/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$23.02
-0.32 (-1.37 %)
(As of 08/3/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Washington Federal (NASDAQ:WAFD) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Washington Federal's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Washington Federal's stock was trading at $26.07 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, WAFD stock has decreased by 11.7% and is now trading at $23.02.
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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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When is Washington Federal's next earnings date?

Washington Federal is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, October 20th 2020.
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How were Washington Federal's earnings last quarter?

Washington Federal Inc. (NASDAQ:WAFD) released its earnings results on Wednesday, July, 22nd. The bank reported $0.46 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.38 by $0.08. The bank earned $130.65 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $131.40 million. Washington Federal had a net margin of 25.93% and a return on equity of 8.46%.
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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, July 28th. Investors of record on Friday, August 7th will be given a dividend of $0.22 per share on Friday, August 21st. This represents a $0.88 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.82%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 6th.
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What price target have analysts set for WAFD?

2 analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Washington Federal's shares. Their forecasts range from $25.50 to $36.00. On average, they expect Washington Federal's share price to reach $30.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 33.6% from the stock's current price.
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Has Washington Federal been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about WAFD stock have trended somewhat negative recently, InfoTrie reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Washington Federal earned a coverage optimism score of -1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the bank a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term.
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Are investors shorting Washington Federal?

Washington Federal saw a drop in short interest in the month of July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totaling 2,250,000 shares, a drop of 8.2% from the June 30th total of 2,450,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 439,700 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 5.1 days. Currently, 3.0% of the company's stock are sold short.
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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), Wells Fargo & Co (WFC), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Mondi (MNDI), Pfizer (PFE), Zynerba Pharmaceuticals (ZYNE), AbbVie (ABBV), Boeing (BA), General Motors (GM) and Nektar Therapeutics (NKTR).

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 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)

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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC (2.13%), Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. (1.37%), Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. (0.54%), Foundry Partners LLC (0.47%), ProShare Advisors LLC (0.36%) and Smith Graham & Co. Investment Advisors LP (0.31%). Company insiders that own Washington Federal stock include Brent J Beardall, Cory D Stewart, Mark Tabbutt, Randall H Talbot and Thomas J Kelley.
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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 Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., First Trust Advisors LP, Strs Ohio, UBS Group AG, Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, and Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund.
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Which institutional investors are buying Washington Federal stock?

WAFD stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including ProShare Advisors LLC, SG Americas Securities LLC, Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC, Foundry Partners LLC, Smith Graham & Co. Investment Advisors LP, Dupont Capital Management Corp, GW Henssler & Associates Ltd., and M&T Bank Corp. 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, and Thomas J Kelley.
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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 $23.02.

How big of a company is Washington Federal?

Washington Federal has a market capitalization of $1.79 billion and generates $733.78 million in revenue each year. The bank earns $210.26 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.61 on an earnings per share basis. Washington Federal employs 1,971 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 8/4/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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