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NYSE:WBS

Webster Financial (WBS) Stock Forecast, Price & News

$39.86
-0.45 (-1.12%)
(As of 10:51 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$39.79
$40.52
50-Day Range
$39.03
$47.36
52-Week Range
$31.03
$56.46
Volume
141,071 shs
Average Volume
1.27 million shs
Market Capitalization
$6.91 billion
P/E Ratio
7.59
Dividend Yield
4.01%
Price Target
$51.80

Webster Financial MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.70 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
28.5% Upside
$51.80 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
2.85% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.50
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.87mentions of Webster Financial in the last 14 days
Based on 19 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
2.02%
From $5.94 to $6.06 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

3.38 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

10th out of 873 stocks

National Commercial Banks Industry

5th out of 86 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 financial services to individuals, families, and businesses in the United States. It operates through three segments: Commercial Banking, HSA Bank, and Consumer Banking. The Commercial Banking segment provides commercial real estate and equipment financing, business banking, asset-based lending, and commercial services; public sector finance; mortgage warehouse financing; treasury management services; credit, deposit, and cash flow management services; and wealth management solutions to business owners and operators, including trust, asset management, financial planning, insurance, retirement, and investment products, as well as derivative, treasury, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and trade products and services. 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 Consumer Banking segment provides consumer deposit and fee-based services, residential mortgages, home equity lines, secured and unsecured loans, and credit cards to consumers; and small business banking products, such as credit, deposit, and cash flow management to businesses and professional service firms. It also offers online and mobile banking services. Webster Financial Corporation was founded in 1935 and is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut.

WBS Price History

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WBS Company Calendar

Last Earnings
7/20/2023
Ex-Dividend for 8/16 Dividend
8/01/2023
Dividend Payable
8/16/2023
Today
10/02/2023
Next Earnings (Estimated)
10/19/2023
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
National commercial banks
Sub-Industry
Regional Banks
Sector
Finance
CUSIP
94789010
Employees
4,193
Year Founded
1986

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$51.80
High Stock Price Forecast
$63.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$46.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+28.5%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.70
Research Coverage
10 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$644.28 million
Pretax Margin
34.15%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$2.73 billion
Cash Flow
$6.12 per share
Book Value
$44.67 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
171,730,000
Market Cap
$6.98 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.28

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Jack L. Kopnisky (Age 67)
    Exec. Chairman
    Comp: $3.85M
  • Mr. John R. Ciulla (Age 57)
    Pres, CEO & Director
    Comp: $3.25M
  • Mr. Glenn I. MacInnes (Age 62)
    Exec. VP & CFO
    Comp: $1.5M
  • Mr. Luis R. MassianiMr. Luis R. Massiani (Age 46)
    COO & Sr. Exec. VP
    Comp: $1.79M
  • Mr. Christopher J. MotlMr. Christopher J. Motl (Age 52)
    Sr. Exec. VP & Pres of Commercial Banking
    Comp: $1.75M
  • Mr. Albert J. Wang CPA (Age 48)
    CPA, Exec. VP & Chief Accounting Officer
  • Mr. Vikram Nafde
    Chief Information Officer
  • Mr. Emlen Briggs Harmon C.F.A.
    Director of Investor Relations
  • Katherine Vines Trumbull
    Acting Gen. Counsel
  • Ms. Alice Ferreira
    Sr. MD of Corp. Communications













WBS Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Webster Financial stock right now?

10 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Webster Financial in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" WBS shares.
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What is Webster Financial's stock price forecast for 2023?

10 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Webster Financial's stock. Their WBS share price forecasts range from $46.00 to $63.00. On average, they expect the company's stock price to reach $51.80 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 28.5% from the stock's current price.
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How have WBS shares performed in 2023?

Webster Financial's stock was trading at $47.34 at the beginning of the year. Since then, WBS shares have decreased by 14.9% and is now trading at $40.31.
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When is Webster Financial's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 19th 2023.
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.

How were Webster Financial's earnings last quarter?

Webster Financial Co. (NYSE:WBS) released its earnings results on Thursday, July, 20th. The financial services provider reported $1.50 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.47 by $0.03. The financial services provider had revenue of $673.20 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $690.83 million. Webster Financial had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 13.68% and a net margin of 26.69%. Webster Financial's revenue was up 10.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $1.29 EPS.

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

Webster Financial declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, July 19th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, August 2nd will be paid a dividend of $0.40 per share on Wednesday, August 16th. This represents a $1.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.97%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, August 1st.
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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 3.97%. WBS has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The dividend payout ratio is 30.48%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, WBS will have a dividend payout ratio of 26.40% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What is James C. Smith's approval rating as Webster Financial's CEO?

6 employees have rated Webster Financial Chief Executive Officer James C. Smith on Glassdoor.com. James C. Smith has an approval rating of 84% among the company'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 stock 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 $40.31.

How much money does Webster Financial make?

Webster Financial (NYSE:WBS) has a market capitalization of $6.98 billion and generates $2.73 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $644.28 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.25 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Webster Financial have?

The company employs 4,193 workers across the globe.

Does Webster Financial have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of Webster Financial: Bend Financial Inc., Sterling Bancorp, Sterling National Bank, Webster Bank N.A., Webster Licensing LLC, Webster Statutory Trust I, and Webster Wealth Advisors Inc..
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How can I contact Webster Financial?

Webster Financial's mailing address is 145 BANK STREET, WATERBURY CT, 06702. The official website for the company 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 10/2/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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