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NYSE:WBS

Webster Financial Stock Forecast, Price & News

$41.85
-0.82 (-1.92%)
(As of 07/5/2022 11:51 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$40.72
$41.92
50-Day Range
$42.15
$51.46
52-Week Range
$41.23
$65.00
Volume
11,200 shs
Average Volume
1.08 million shs
Market Capitalization
$7.52 billion
P/E Ratio
13.50
Dividend Yield
3.75%
Price Target
$62.33

Webster Financial MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.67 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
46.1% Upside
$62.33 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
2.69% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.50
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
-0.46mentions of Webster Financial in the last 14 days
Based on 11 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$48,150 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
18.39%
From $5.22 to $6.18 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as 30% analysis score, 20% valuation score, 10% short interest score, 10% dividend score, 10% sustainability score, 10% news and social score, and 10% insider trading score.

2.64 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

176th out of 1,398 stocks

National Commercial Banks Industry

29th out of 111 stocks

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About Webster Financial (NYSE:WBS) Stock

Webster Financial Corporation operates as the bank holding company for Webster Bank, National Association that provides a range of banking, investment, and financial services to individuals, families, and businesses in the United States. It operates through three segments: Commercial Banking, HSA Bank, and Retail Banking. The Commercial Banking segment provides lending, deposit, and cash management services; commercial and industrial lending and leasing, commercial real estate lending, equipment financing, and asset-based lending, as well as treasury and payment services; wealth management solutions to business owners, operators, and consumers; and trust, asset management, financial planning, insurance, retirement, and investment products. The HSA Bank segment offers health savings accounts, health reimbursement arrangements, flexible spending accounts, and commuter services that are distributed directly to employers and individual consumers, as well as through national and regional insurance carriers, consultants, and financial advisors. The Retail Banking segment provides deposit and fee-based services, residential mortgages, home equity lines, secured and unsecured loans, and credit cards to consumers. The company also offers online and mobile banking services. As of December 31, 2021, it operated 130 banking centers and 251 ATMs. The company was founded in 1935 and is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut.

WBS Stock News Headlines

Webster Financial (NYSE:WBS) Reaches New 1-Year Low at $41.96
Webster Raises Prime Lending Rate to 4.75 Percent
Stock Wars: M&T Bank Vs. Webster Financial
Webster Raises Prime Lending Rate to 4.00 Percent
Webster Financial Tops Q1 EPS by 14c
Webster Financial: Q1 Earnings Snapshot
Webster Financial Q1 2022 Earnings Preview
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
National commercial banks
Sub-Industry
Regional Banks
Sector
Finance
CUSIP
94789010
Employees
3,245
Year Founded
1986

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
4/28/2022
Ex-Dividend for 5/27 Dividend
5/11/2022
Dividend Payable
5/27/2022
Today
7/05/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
7/28/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$62.33
High Stock Price Forecast
$73.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$50.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+48.9%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.66666666666667
Research Coverage
6 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$408.86 million
Pretax Margin
23.52%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.27 billion
Cash Flow
$6.78 per share
Book Value
$36.36 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
176,282,000
Market Cap
$7.52 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.31

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Webster Financial Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Webster Financial stock right now?

6 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Webster Financial in the last twelve months. There are currently 3 hold ratings, 2 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Webster Financial stock.
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What is Webster Financial's stock price forecast for 2022?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Webster Financial's stock. Their WBS stock forecasts range from $50.00 to $73.00. On average, they predict Webster Financial's share price to reach $62.33 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 48.9% from the stock's current price.
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How has Webster Financial's stock price performed in 2022?

Webster Financial's stock was trading at $55.84 at the beginning of 2022. Since then, WBS stock has decreased by 25.1% and is now trading at $41.85.
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When is Webster Financial's next earnings date?

Webster Financial is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July 28th 2022.
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How were Webster Financial's earnings last quarter?

Webster Financial Co. (NYSE:WBS) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April, 28th. The financial services provider reported $1.24 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.16 by $0.08. The financial services provider had revenue of $498.30 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $479.64 million. Webster Financial had a net margin of 19.35% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 11.74%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 65.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $1.25 EPS.
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How often does Webster Financial pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Webster Financial?

Webster Financial announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, April 29th. Investors of record on Thursday, May 12th will be given a dividend of $0.40 per share on Friday, May 27th. This represents a $1.60 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.82%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, May 11th.
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Is Webster Financial a good dividend stock?

Webster Financial(NYSE:WBS) pays an annual dividend of $1.60 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.75%. The dividend payout ratio of Webster Financial is 51.61%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Webster Financial will have a dividend payout ratio of 25.89% next year. This indicates that Webster Financial will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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Who are Webster Financial's key executives?

Webster Financial's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. John R. Ciulla, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 56, Pay $2.74M)
  • Mr. Glenn I. MacInnes, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 61, Pay $1.18M)
  • Mr. Daniel H. Bley, Exec. VP & Chief Risk Officer (Age 53, Pay $860.26k) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Charles L. Wilkins, Exec. VP & Head of HSA Bank (Age 60, Pay $885.31k)
  • Mr. Christopher J. Motl, Exec. VP & Pres of Commercial Banking (Age 51, Pay $1.35M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Jack L. Kopnisky, Exec. Chairman (Age 66)
  • Mr. Luis Massiani, COO & Exec. VP (Age 45)
  • Mr. Albert J. Wang CPA, CPA, Exec. VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 47)
  • Ms. Karen A. Higgins-Carter, Exec. VP & Chief Information Officer (Age 52)
  • Mr. Terrence K. Mangan, Sr. VP of Investor Relations

What is James C. Smith's approval rating as Webster Financial's CEO?

6 employees have rated Webster Financial CEO James C. Smith on Glassdoor.com. James C. Smith has an approval rating of 84% among Webster Financial's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of Webster Financial own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Webster Financial investors own include AT&T (T), Verizon Communications (VZ), BP (BP), Altria Group (MO), Realty Income (O), Pfizer (PFE), Wells Fargo & Company (WFC), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Brookfield Infrastructure Partners (BIP) and Enterprise Products Partners (EPD).

What is Webster Financial's stock symbol?

Webster Financial trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "WBS."

How do I buy shares of Webster Financial?

Shares of WBS 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 Webster Financial's stock price today?

One share of WBS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $41.85.

How much money does Webster Financial make?

Webster Financial (NYSE:WBS) has a market capitalization of $7.52 billion and generates $1.27 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $408.86 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.10 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Webster Financial have?

Webster Financial employs 3,245 workers across the globe.

When was Webster Financial founded?

Webster Financial was founded in 1986.

How can I contact Webster Financial?

Webster Financial's mailing address is 145 BANK STREET, WATERBURY CT, 06702. The official website for Webster Financial is public.websteronline.com. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at (203) 578-2202, via email at tmangan@websterbank.com, or via fax at 302-636-5454.

This page (NYSE:WBS) was last updated on 7/5/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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