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Waterstone Financial Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.25 (-1.28 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $19.22
50-Day Range
MA: $18.48
52-Week Range
Now: $19.22
Volume34,299 shs
Average Volume74,000 shs
Market Capitalization$483.61 million
P/E Ratio10.22
Dividend Yield4.16%
Waterstone Financial, Inc. operates as a bank holding company for WaterStone Bank SSB that provides various financial services to customers in southeastern Wisconsin, the United States. It operates through two segments, Community Banking and Mortgage Banking. The Community Banking segment offers consumer and business banking products and services, such as deposit and transactional solutions, including checking accounts, online banking and bill pay services, and money transfer services, as well as credit, debit, and pre-paid cards; investable funds solutions comprising savings, money market deposit, and individual retirement accounts, as well as certificates of deposit; lending solutions consisting of residential mortgages, home equity loans and lines of credit, personal and installment loans, real estate financing, business loans, and business lines of credit; and fixed and variable annuities, and insurance products, as well as trust and investment management accounts. The Mortgage Banking segment provides residential mortgage loans for the purpose of sale in the secondary market. The company also provides transaction deposit, demand deposit, and non-interest bearing demand accounts, as well as time deposits; construction and land loans; and term loans for working capital, inventory, and general corporate use. Further, it invests in a portfolio of securities, which include mortgage-backed securities, government-sponsored enterprise bonds, municipal obligations, and other debt securities. Waterstone Financial, Inc. operates 13 full-service banking offices, 1 drive-through office, and 13 automated teller machines located in Milwaukee, Washington, and Waukesha Counties, Wisconsin, as well as a loan production office in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The company was formerly known as Wauwatosa Holdings, Inc. and changed its name to Waterstone Financial, Inc. in August 2008. Waterstone Financial, Inc. was founded in 1921 and is based in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin.
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Overall MarketRank

1.80 out of 5 stars

Analyst Opinion: 1.5Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 0.8Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Federal savings institutions
Sub-IndustryThrifts & Mortgage Finance
Current SymbolNASDAQ:WSBF



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$210.49 million
Cash Flow$1.74 per share
Book Value$14.50 per share


Net Income$35.90 million


Market Cap$483.61 million
Next Earnings Date2/4/2021 (Estimated)
-0.25 (-1.28 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Waterstone Financial (NASDAQ:WSBF) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Waterstone Financial's stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

Waterstone Financial's stock was trading at $16.12 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, WSBF shares have increased by 19.2% and is now trading at $19.22.
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Is Waterstone Financial a buy right now?

1 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Waterstone Financial in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Waterstone Financial stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Waterstone Financial?

Wall Street analysts have given Waterstone Financial a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Waterstone Financial wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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When is Waterstone Financial's next earnings date?

Waterstone Financial is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 4th 2021.
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How were Waterstone Financial's earnings last quarter?

Waterstone Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:WSBF) released its quarterly earnings results on Saturday, October, 31st. The savings and loans company reported $1.08 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.55 by $0.53. The savings and loans company earned $89.17 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $65.90 million. Waterstone Financial had a net margin of 19.04% and a return on equity of 12.36%.
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How often does Waterstone Financial pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Waterstone Financial?

Waterstone Financial declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, December 17th. Shareholders of record on Monday, January 11th will be paid a dividend of $0.20 per share on Tuesday, February 2nd. This represents a $0.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.16%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, January 8th. This is a positive change from Waterstone Financial's previous quarterly dividend of $0.12.
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Is Waterstone Financial a good dividend stock?

Waterstone Financial pays an annual dividend of $0.80 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 4.16%. WSBF has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. Waterstone Financial does not yet have a strock track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Waterstone Financial is 58.39%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Waterstone Financial will have a dividend payout ratio of 68.97% next year. This indicates that Waterstone Financial will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for WSBF?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Waterstone Financial's stock. Their forecasts range from $17.00 to $17.00. On average, they expect Waterstone Financial's stock price to reach $17.00 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 11.6%.
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Are investors shorting Waterstone Financial?

Waterstone Financial saw a decrease in short interest during the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 373,200 shares, a decrease of 25.5% from the December 15th total of 500,900 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 76,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 4.9 days. Currently, 1.8% of the shares of the company are sold short.
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Who are some of Waterstone Financial's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Waterstone Financial own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Waterstone Financial investors own include People's United Financial (PBCT), (VLY), Huntington Bancshares (HBAN), KeyCorp (KEY), Kohl's (KSS), New York Community Bancorp (NYCB), AT&T (T), Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA), Apple Hospitality REIT (APLE) and Caesars Entertainment (CZR).

Who are Waterstone Financial's key executives?

Waterstone Financial's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Douglas S. Gordon, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 62, Pay $1.22M)
  • Mr. Mark Raymond Gerke, Exec. VP, Sr. VP, CFO & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 45, Pay $311.39k)
  • Mr. William F. Bruss, Exec. VP, COO, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 50, Pay $472.88k)
  • Mr. Kyle J. Mertz, Controller

What is Waterstone Financial's stock symbol?

Waterstone Financial trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "WSBF."

How do I buy shares of Waterstone Financial?

Shares of WSBF 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.

What is Waterstone Financial's stock price today?

One share of WSBF stock can currently be purchased for approximately $19.22.

How big of a company is Waterstone Financial?

Waterstone Financial has a market capitalization of $483.61 million and generates $210.49 million in revenue each year. The savings and loans company earns $35.90 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.37 on an earnings per share basis. Waterstone Financial employs 824 workers across the globe.

What is Waterstone Financial's official website?

The official website for Waterstone Financial is www.wsbonline.com.

How can I contact Waterstone Financial?

Waterstone Financial's mailing address is 11200 WEST PLANK COURT, WAUWATOSA WI, 53226. The savings and loans company can be reached via phone at 414-761-1000 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 1/19/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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