NASDAQ:WSBF - Waterstone Financial Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$16.90 -0.04 (-0.24 %)
(As of 11/16/2018 10:38 AM ET)
Previous Close$16.94
Today's Range$16.88 - $17.0799
52-Week Range$15.20 - $19.35
Volume13,374 shs
Average Volume44,244 shs
Market Capitalization$480.58 million
P/E Ratio15.02
Dividend Yield2.88%
Beta0.12
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 provides 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 offers 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. In addition, 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 11 full-service banking offices, 1 drive-through office, and 11 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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Federal savings institutions
Sub-IndustryThrifts & Mortgage Finance
SectorFinance
Current SymbolNASDAQ:WSBF
Previous Symbol
CUSIP94188810
Phone414-761-1000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.11
Current Ratio1.59
Quick Ratio1.40

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio15.02
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$191.51 million
Price / Sales2.54
Cash Flow$1.1504 per share
Price / Cash14.69
Book Value$14.04 per share
Price / Book1.20

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net Income$25.96 million
Net Margins14.65%
Return on Equity7.64%
Return on Assets1.66%

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Outstanding Shares28,830,000
Market Cap$480.58 million
OptionableOptionable

Waterstone Financial (NASDAQ:WSBF) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Waterstone Financial's stock symbol?

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

How often does Waterstone Financial pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Waterstone Financial?

Waterstone Financial declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, September 19th. Shareholders of record on Friday, October 12th will be paid a dividend of $0.12 per share on Friday, November 2nd. This represents a $0.48 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.84%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 11th. View Waterstone Financial's Dividend History.

How were Waterstone Financial's earnings last quarter?

Waterstone Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:WSBF) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October, 23rd. The savings and loans company reported $0.31 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.28 by $0.03. The savings and loans company earned $47.91 million during the quarter. Waterstone Financial had a return on equity of 7.64% and a net margin of 14.65%. View Waterstone Financial's Earnings History.

When is Waterstone Financial's next earnings date?

Waterstone Financial is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, January 29th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Waterstone Financial.

What price target have analysts set for WSBF?

2 brokers have issued 12-month price objectives for Waterstone Financial's shares. Their forecasts range from $12.75 to $19.00. On average, they expect Waterstone Financial's stock price to reach $15.8750 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 6.1%. View Analyst Price Targets for Waterstone Financial.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Waterstone Financial?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Waterstone Financial in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating and 1 hold rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Waterstone Financial.

Has Waterstone Financial been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about WSBF stock have trended positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Waterstone Financial earned a coverage optimism score of 2.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the savings and loans company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future.

Who are some of Waterstone Financial's key competitors?

Who are Waterstone Financial's key executives?

Waterstone Financial's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Douglas S. Gordon, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 60)
  • Mr. Mark Raymond Gerke, CFO, Chief Accounting Officer & Sr. VP (Age 43)
  • Mr. William F. Bruss, Exec. VP, COO, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 48)
  • Mr. Eric J. Egenhoefer, Pres of Waterstone Mortgage Corp. (Age 42)
  • Mr. Kyle J. Mertz, Controller

Who are Waterstone Financial's major shareholders?

Waterstone Financial's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (6.70%), BlackRock Inc. (5.50%), Acadian Asset Management LLC (2.54%), Banc Funds Co. LLC (2.46%), Seidman Lawrence B (1.81%) and Foundry Partners LLC (0.77%). Company insiders that own Waterstone Financial stock include Ellen Syburg Bartel, Eric J Egenhoefer, Mark Raymond Gerke, Rebecca M Arndt and William F Bruss. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Waterstone Financial.

Which major investors are selling Waterstone Financial stock?

WSBF stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Banc Funds Co. LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC, Acadian Asset Management LLC, Panagora Asset Management Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Credit Suisse AG and Foundry Partners LLC. Company insiders that have sold Waterstone Financial company stock in the last year include Ellen Syburg Bartel, Eric J Egenhoefer, Mark Raymond Gerke and William F Bruss. View Insider Buying and Selling for Waterstone Financial.

Which major investors are buying Waterstone Financial stock?

WSBF stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Matarin Capital Management LLC, Seidman Lawrence B, First Trust Advisors LP, Commonwealth Equity Services LLC and MetLife Investment Advisors LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Waterstone Financial.

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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Waterstone Financial's stock price today?

One share of WSBF stock can currently be purchased for approximately $16.90.

How big of a company is Waterstone Financial?

Waterstone Financial has a market capitalization of $480.58 million and generates $191.51 million in revenue each year.

What is Waterstone Financial's official website?

The official website for Waterstone Financial is http://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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Waterstone Financial (NASDAQ WSBF)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  101 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  122 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  223
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Waterstone Financial and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe WSBF will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe WSBF will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 11/16/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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