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NASDAQ:WAFD

Washington Federal - WAFD Stock Forecast, Price & News

$35.04
-0.23 (-0.65%)
(As of 12/1/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$34.72
$35.32
50-Day Range
$29.98
$39.02
52-Week Range
$29.46
$39.17
Volume
296,126 shs
Average Volume
407,928 shs
Market Capitalization
$2.29 billion
P/E Ratio
10.34
Dividend Yield
2.72%
Price Target
$42.67

Washington Federal MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Buy
3.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
21.8% Upside
$42.67 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
2.36% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.33
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
1.09mentions of Washington Federal in the last 14 days
Based on 2 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
-0.47%
From $4.24 to $4.22 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.64 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

193rd out of 912 stocks

National Commercial Banks Industry

24th out of 89 stocks

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About Washington Federal (NASDAQ:WAFD) Stock

Washington Federal, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for Washington Federal Bank 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.

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WAFD Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 9/2 Dividend
8/18/2022
Dividend Payable
9/02/2022
Last Earnings
10/13/2022
Ex-Dividend for 12/2 Dividend
11/17/2022
Today
12/01/2022
Dividend Payable
12/02/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
1/12/2023
Fiscal Year End
9/30/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
National commercial banks
Sub-Industry
Thrifts & Mortgage Finance
Sector
Finance
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:WAFD
CUSIP
93882410
Employees
2,132
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$42.67
High Stock Price Forecast
$48.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$37.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+21.8%
Consensus Rating
Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
3.00
Research Coverage
2 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$236.33 million
Pretax Margin
40.95%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$732.73 million
Cash Flow
$4.64 per share
Book Value
$30.23 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
64,513,000
Market Cap
$2.29 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.89

Key Executives

  • Mr. Brent J. Beardall CPA (Age 51)
    Pres, CEO & Vice Chairman
    Comp: $2.06M
  • Mr. Vincent L. Beatty (Age 62)
    Exec. VP & CFO
    Comp: $774.27k
  • Ms. Kim E. Robison (Age 52)
    Exec. VP & COO
    Comp: $774.88k
  • Mr. James A. Endrizzi (Age 49)
    Exec. VP & Chief Commercial Banker
    Comp: $746.69k
  • Ms. Cathy E. Cooper (Age 56)
    Exec. VP, Chief Consumer Banker & Corp. Sec.
    Comp: $776.16k
  • Mr. Cory D. Stewart (Age 50)
    Principal Accounting Officer & Sr. VP
  • 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













WAFD Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Washington Federal stock right now?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Washington Federal in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" WAFD shares.
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What is Washington Federal's stock price forecast for 2023?

2 Wall Street research analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Washington Federal's shares. Their WAFD share price forecasts range from $37.00 to $48.00. On average, they expect the company's share price to reach $42.67 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 21.8% from the stock's current price.
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How have WAFD shares performed in 2022?

Washington Federal's stock was trading at $33.38 on January 1st, 2022. Since then, WAFD shares have increased by 5.0% and is now trading at $35.04.
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When is Washington Federal's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, January 12th 2023.
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How were Washington Federal's earnings last quarter?

Washington Federal, Inc. (NASDAQ:WAFD) released its earnings results on Thursday, October, 13th. The bank reported $1.07 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.91 by $0.16. The bank earned $186.60 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $174.10 million. Washington Federal had a net margin of 32.21% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 12.38%. The business's revenue was up 23.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.72 EPS.

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

Washington Federal announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, November 8th. Investors of record on Friday, November 18th will be given a dividend of $0.24 per share on Friday, December 2nd. This represents a $0.96 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.74%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 17th.
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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 2.72%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 11 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 28.32%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, WAFD will have a dividend payout ratio of 22.75% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What is Brent Beardall's approval rating as Washington Federal's CEO?

112 employees have rated Washington Federal Chief Executive Officer Brent Beardall on Glassdoor.com. Brent Beardall has an approval rating of 85% among the company'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 & Company (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."

Who are Washington Federal's major shareholders?

Washington Federal's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (11.92%), Vanguard Group Inc. (10.83%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.03%), State Street Corp (4.49%), Systematic Financial Management LP (1.95%) and Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC (1.57%). Insiders that own company stock include Brent J Beardall, Cory D Stewart, Mark Tabbutt, Michael D Mulholland, Randall H Talbot, Shawn Bice, Thomas J Kelley and Vincent L Beatty.
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How do I buy shares of Washington Federal?

Shares of WAFD stock 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 $35.04.

How much money does Washington Federal make?

Washington Federal (NASDAQ:WAFD) has a market capitalization of $2.29 billion and generates $732.73 million in revenue each year. The bank earns $236.33 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.39 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Washington Federal have?

The company employs 2,132 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 the company 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 12/2/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff