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Washington Federal Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.39 (+1.71 %)
(As of 10/23/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $23.23
50-Day Range
MA: $22.25
52-Week Range
Now: $23.23
Volume213,316 shs
Average Volume332,450 shs
Market Capitalization$1.76 billion
P/E Ratio10.37
Dividend Yield3.98%
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: 2.0Community Rank: 1.8Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 4.0Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.73 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$3.19 per share
Book Value$25.60 per share


Net Income$173.44 million


Market Cap$1.76 billion
Next Earnings Date1/12/2021 (Estimated)
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Washington Federal (NASDAQ:WAFD) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Washington Federal's stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

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. Since then, WAFD shares have decreased by 10.9% and is now trading at $23.23.
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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, January 12th 2021.
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How were Washington Federal's earnings last quarter?

Washington Federal Inc. (NASDAQ:WAFD) released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, October, 19th. The bank reported $0.45 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.42 by $0.03. The bank had revenue of $125.90 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $135.60 million. Washington Federal had a net margin of 24.41% and a return on equity of 7.59%.
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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, July 28th. Stockholders of record on Friday, August 7th will be paid a dividend of $0.22 per share on Friday, August 21st. This represents a $0.88 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.79%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 6th.
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What price target have analysts set for WAFD?

2 brokers have issued 1-year price targets for Washington Federal's shares. Their forecasts range from $22.00 to $36.00. On average, they anticipate Washington Federal's stock price to reach $29.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 24.8% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Washington Federal?

Washington Federal saw a decrease in short interest in September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totaling 1,350,000 shares, a decrease of 22.4% from the September 15th total of 1,740,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 408,100 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.3 days. Approximately 1.8% of the shares of the 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), 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 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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Foundry Partners LLC (0.48%), Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. (0.37%), Harbour Investment Management LLC (0.08%), Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.02%), Pacer Advisors Inc. (0.02%) and State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%). 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 major investors are selling Washington Federal stock?

WAFD stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co., Foundry Partners LLC, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, and State of Alaska Department of Revenue.
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Which major investors are buying Washington Federal stock?

WAFD stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Harbour Investment Management LLC, and Pacer Advisors Inc.. 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 $23.23.

How big of a company is Washington Federal?

Washington Federal has a market capitalization of $1.76 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 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 10/24/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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