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NASDAQ:WAFDWashington Federal Stock Price, Forecast & News

$27.95
+1.45 (+5.47 %)
(As of 04/9/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$26.31
Now: $27.95
$28.17
50-Day Range
$21.67
MA: $28.33
$35.06
52-Week Range
$20.92
Now: $27.95
$38.26
Volume518,699 shs
Average Volume591,345 shs
Market Capitalization$2.17 billion
P/E Ratio9.98
Dividend Yield3.32%
Beta1.11
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: 1.9Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 4.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.86 out of 5 stars


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$733.78 million
Cash Flow$3.29 per share
Book Value$25.60 per share

Profitability

Net Income$210.26 million

Miscellaneous

Employees1,971
Market Cap$2.17 billion
Next Earnings Date4/20/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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. Since then, WAFD shares have increased by 7.2% and is now trading at $27.95. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

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." View analyst ratings for Washington Federal.

When is Washington Federal's next earnings date?

Washington Federal is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, April 20th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Washington Federal.

How were Washington Federal's earnings last quarter?

Washington Federal Inc. (NASDAQ:WAFD) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, January, 14th. The bank reported $0.58 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.60 by $0.02. The bank earned $166.06 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $135.32 million. Washington Federal had a net margin of 29.22% and a return on equity of 10.01%. View Washington Federal's earnings history.

How often does Washington Federal pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Washington Federal?

Washington Federal announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, January 22nd. Shareholders of record on Friday, February 7th will be given a dividend of $0.22 per share on Friday, February 21st. This represents a $0.88 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.15%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 6th. This is a boost from Washington Federal's previous quarterly dividend of $0.21. View Washington Federal's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for WAFD?

2 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Washington Federal's shares. Their forecasts range from $34.00 to $36.00. On average, they expect Washington Federal's stock price to reach $35.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 25.2% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Washington Federal.

Has Washington Federal been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about WAFD stock has trended very negative on Thursday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing 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 news impact score of -3.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the bank a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. View the latest news aboutWashington Federal.

Are investors shorting Washington Federal?

Washington Federal saw a increase in short interest during the month of February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totaling 3,180,000 shares, an increase of 11.2% from the February 13th total of 2,860,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 416,800 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 7.6 days. Approximately 4.2% of the shares of the company are short sold. View Washington Federal's Current Options Chain.

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), Pfizer (PFE), Wells Fargo & Co (WFC), Nektar Therapeutics (NKTR), AbbVie (ABBV), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Intel (INTC), QUALCOMM (QCOM) and Starbucks (SBUX).

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 a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. (0.54%) and State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%). Company insiders that own Washington Federal stock include Cory D Stewart and Mark Tabbutt. View institutional ownership trends for Washington Federal.

Which institutional 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.. View insider buying and selling activity for Washington Federal.

Which institutional investors are buying Washington Federal stock?

WAFD stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Alaska Department of Revenue. Company insiders that have bought Washington Federal stock in the last two years include Cory D Stewart, and Mark Tabbutt. View insider buying and selling activity 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Washington Federal's stock price today?

One share of WAFD stock can currently be purchased for approximately $27.95.

How big of a company is Washington Federal?

Washington Federal has a market capitalization of $2.17 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. 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]

This page was last updated on 4/9/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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