Waterstone Financial Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.11 (-0.55 %)
(As of 09/16/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume64,364 shs
Average Volume82,260 shs
Market Capitalization$500.01 million
P/E Ratio5.13
Dividend Yield4.00%
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About Waterstone Financial

Waterstone Financial, Inc. operates as a loan holding company, which provides principal lending activities. The firm operates through the following segments: Community Banking and Mortgage Banking. The Community Banking segment provides consumer and business banking products and services to customers primarily within Southeastern Wisconsin. The Mortgage Banking segment involves residential mortgage loans for the primary purpose of sale in the secondary market. It also offers real estate and commercial business loans, and consumer loans. The company was founded in June 2013 and is headquartered in Wauwatosa, WI.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

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Overall MarketRank

2.22 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

454th out of 1,329 stocks

Federal Savings Institutions Industry

14th out of 63 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.0Community Rank: 3.9Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Waterstone Financial (NASDAQ:WSBF) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Waterstone Financial a buy right now?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Waterstone Financial in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" Waterstone Financial stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in WSBF, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Waterstone Financial?

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Are investors shorting Waterstone Financial?

Waterstone Financial saw a increase in short interest in August. As of August 13th, there was short interest totaling 137,600 shares, an increase of 12.5% from the July 29th total of 122,300 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 76,800 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.8 days. Approximately 0.6% of the company's stock are sold short.
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When is Waterstone Financial's next earnings date?

Waterstone Financial is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, October 25th 2021.
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How were Waterstone Financial's earnings last quarter?

Waterstone Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:WSBF) announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, July, 19th. The savings and loans company reported $0.74 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.62 by $0.12. The savings and loans company earned $66.32 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $67.60 million. Waterstone Financial had a net margin of 28.39% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 22.30%.
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How has Waterstone Financial's stock price 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 stock has increased by 23.4% and is now trading at $19.89.
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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 Tuesday, June 15th. Investors of record on Monday, July 12th will be given a dividend of $0.20 per share on Tuesday, August 3rd. This represents a $0.80 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.02%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, July 9th.
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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 4.00%. 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 strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Waterstone Financial is 24.24%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Waterstone Financial will have a dividend payout ratio of 48.78% 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 brokers have issued 1 year price objectives for Waterstone Financial's shares. Their forecasts range from $20.50 to $20.50. On average, they anticipate Waterstone Financial's share price to reach $20.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 3.1% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Waterstone Financial's key executives?

Waterstone Financial's management team includes the following people:
  • Douglas S. Gordon, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • William F. Bruss, COO, Secretary, Executive VP & General Counsel
  • Mark Raymond Gerke, Chief Financial Officer & Vice President

What is Douglas Gordon's approval rating as Waterstone Financial's CEO?

8 employees have rated Waterstone Financial CEO Douglas Gordon on Douglas Gordon has an approval rating of 76% among Waterstone Financial's employees.

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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).

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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (7.47%), BlackRock Inc. (7.35%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (7.14%), Vanguard Group Inc. (4.42%), State Street Corp (2.13%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (1.73%). Company insiders that own Waterstone Financial stock include Ellen Syburg Bartel, Mark Raymond Gerke, Michael L Hansen and William F Bruss.
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Which major investors are selling Waterstone Financial stock?

WSBF stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., California Public Employees Retirement System, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Vanguard Group Inc., Los Angeles Capital Management LLC, Stadium Capital Management LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. Company insiders that have sold Waterstone Financial company stock in the last year include Ellen Syburg Bartel, Mark Raymond Gerke, Michael L Hansen, and William F Bruss.
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Which major investors are buying Waterstone Financial stock?

WSBF stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including AQR Capital Management LLC, Bridgeway Capital Management LLC, Seizert Capital Partners LLC, Morgan Stanley, Morgan Stanley, Panagora Asset Management Inc., Dean Investment Associates LLC, and Sei Investments Co..
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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.
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What is Waterstone Financial's stock price today?

One share of WSBF stock can currently be purchased for approximately $19.89.

How much money does Waterstone Financial make?

Waterstone Financial has a market capitalization of $500.01 million and generates $322.50 million in revenue each year. The savings and loans company earns $81.14 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.30 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Waterstone Financial have?

Waterstone Financial employs 812 workers across the globe.

What is Waterstone Financial's official website?

The official website for Waterstone Financial is

Where are Waterstone Financial's headquarters?

Waterstone Financial is headquartered at 11200 WEST PLANK COURT, WAUWATOSA WI, 53226.

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 9/16/2021 by Staff
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