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NASDAQ:WSBFWaterstone Financial Stock Price, Forecast & News

+0.75 (+4.91 %)
(As of 06/5/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $16.04
50-Day Range
MA: $13.92
52-Week Range
Now: $16.04
Volume110,468 shs
Average Volume98,521 shs
Market Capitalization$415.76 million
P/E Ratio11.46
Dividend Yield3.14%
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. 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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.5Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.04 out of 5 stars

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$1.57 per share
Book Value$14.50 per share


Net Income$35.90 million


Market Cap$415.76 million
Next Earnings Date7/22/2020 (Estimated)

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Waterstone Financial (NASDAQ:WSBF) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Waterstone Financial's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Waterstone Financial's stock was trading at $16.12 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, WSBF shares have decreased by 0.5% and is now trading at $16.04. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Waterstone Financial?

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

When is Waterstone Financial's next earnings date?

Waterstone Financial is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July 22nd 2020. View our earnings forecast for Waterstone Financial.

How were Waterstone Financial's earnings last quarter?

Waterstone Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:WSBF) released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, April, 28th. The savings and loans company reported $0.27 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.31 by $0.04. The savings and loans company earned $43.99 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $44.50 million. Waterstone Financial had a net margin of 16.62% and a return on equity of 9.41%. View Waterstone Financial's earnings history.

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

Waterstone Financial announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, March 24th. Shareholders of record on Friday, April 10th will be paid a dividend of $0.12 per share on Friday, May 1st. This represents a $0.48 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.99%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, April 8th. View Waterstone Financial's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for WSBF?

1 brokers have issued 12-month price targets for Waterstone Financial's shares. Their forecasts range from $19.50 to $19.50. On average, they expect Waterstone Financial's share price to reach $19.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 21.6% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Waterstone Financial.

Has Waterstone Financial been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about WSBF stock have trended somewhat negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. 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 -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Waterstone Financial earned a news sentiment score of -1.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories 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 effect on the company's share price in the next few days. View the latest news aboutWaterstone Financial.

Are investors shorting Waterstone Financial?

Waterstone Financial saw a increase in short interest in April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 325,400 shares, an increase of 5.1% from the April 15th total of 309,500 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 154,700 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.1 days. Currently, 1.4% of the company's shares are short sold. View Waterstone Financial's Current Options Chain.

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 Ring Energy (REI), Ring Energy (REI), People's United Financial (PBCT), Valley National Bancorp (VLY), Huntington Bancshares (HBAN), KeyCorp (KEY), Kohl's (KSS), New York Community Bancorp (NYCB), AT&T (T) and Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA).

Who are Waterstone Financial's key executives?

Waterstone Financial's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Douglas S. Gordon, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 61)
  • Mr. Mark Raymond Gerke, Sr. VP, CFO & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 44)
  • Mr. William F. Bruss, Exec. VP, COO, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 49)
  • Ms. Julie A. Glynn, Sr. VP & Director of Retail Banking of WaterStone Bank (Age 54)
  • Mr. Kyle J. Mertz, Controller

What is Waterstone Financial's stock symbol?

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

Who are Waterstone Financial's major shareholders?

Waterstone Financial's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (7.08%), Acadian Asset Management LLC (3.64%), State Street Corp (2.59%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.61%), Driehaus Capital Management LLC (1.48%) and Foundry Partners LLC (0.90%). Company insiders that own Waterstone Financial stock include Ellen Syburg Bartel, Eric J Egenhoefer 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 BHZ Capital Management LP, Foundry Partners LLC, Federated Hermes Inc., Morgan Stanley, UBS Group AG, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, WINTON GROUP Ltd, and APG Asset Management N.V.. View insider buying and selling activity for Waterstone Financial.

Which major investors are buying Waterstone Financial stock?

WSBF stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Driehaus Capital Management LLC, Two Sigma Advisers LP, Seidman Lawrence B, Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., Invesco Ltd., Dean Capital Management, Geode Capital Management LLC, and State Street Corp. View insider buying and selling activity 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Waterstone Financial's stock price today?

One share of WSBF stock can currently be purchased for approximately $16.04.

How big of a company is Waterstone Financial?

Waterstone Financial has a market capitalization of $415.76 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 888 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 6/7/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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