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“Future Fuel” will unleash $11 trillion wave of wealth (Ad)
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Route to Super Bowl dangerous for Mexico's avocado haulers
“Future Fuel” will unleash $11 trillion wave of wealth (Ad)
Iraqi currency crash halts after meeting with U.S. official
Europe bans Russian diesel, other oil products over Ukraine
“Future Fuel” will unleash $11 trillion wave of wealth (Ad)
How will EU ban and West's price cap on Russian diesel work?
It wasn’t me: Ex-UK PM Truss blames 'system' for her failure
S&P 500   3,852.36
DOW   32,920.46
QQQ   306.18
State of the Union: Biden sees economic glow, GOP sees gloom
“Future Fuel” will unleash $11 trillion wave of wealth (Ad)
Tesla hikes price of Model Y after US alters tax credit rule
Route to Super Bowl dangerous for Mexico's avocado haulers
“Future Fuel” will unleash $11 trillion wave of wealth (Ad)
Iraqi currency crash halts after meeting with U.S. official
Europe bans Russian diesel, other oil products over Ukraine
“Future Fuel” will unleash $11 trillion wave of wealth (Ad)
How will EU ban and West's price cap on Russian diesel work?
It wasn’t me: Ex-UK PM Truss blames 'system' for her failure
S&P 500   3,852.36
DOW   32,920.46
QQQ   306.18
State of the Union: Biden sees economic glow, GOP sees gloom
“Future Fuel” will unleash $11 trillion wave of wealth (Ad)
Tesla hikes price of Model Y after US alters tax credit rule
Route to Super Bowl dangerous for Mexico's avocado haulers
“Future Fuel” will unleash $11 trillion wave of wealth (Ad)
Iraqi currency crash halts after meeting with U.S. official
Europe bans Russian diesel, other oil products over Ukraine
“Future Fuel” will unleash $11 trillion wave of wealth (Ad)
How will EU ban and West's price cap on Russian diesel work?
It wasn’t me: Ex-UK PM Truss blames 'system' for her failure
NYSE:WBS

Webster Financial - WBS Stock Forecast, Price & News

$55.09
+0.89 (+1.64%)
(As of 02/3/2023 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$53.96
$55.55
50-Day Range
$44.40
$55.09
52-Week Range
$40.72
$63.23
Volume
1.04 million shs
Average Volume
948,131 shs
Market Capitalization
$9.59 billion
P/E Ratio
15.52
Dividend Yield
2.93%
Price Target
$60.25

Webster Financial MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.40 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
9.4% Upside
$60.25 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
3.03% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.50
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.28mentions of Webster Financial in the last 14 days
Based on 12 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
9.66%
From $6.73 to $7.38 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

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

2.00 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

575th out of 858 stocks

National Commercial Banks Industry

55th out of 83 stocks

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About Webster Financial (NYSE:WBS) Stock

Webster Financial Corp. is a holding company, which engages in the provision of financial services to individuals, families, and businesses. It operates through the following business segments: Commercial Banking, HSA Bank, and Retail Banking. The Commercial Banking segment includes commercial banking and private banking. The HSA Bank segment offers comprehensive consumer directed healthcare solutions. The Retail Banking segment consists of consumer lending and small business banking units. The company was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Stamford, CT.

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WBS Stock News Headlines

Webster Raises Prime Lending Rate to 7.75 Percent
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Cash Holders STILL Aren't Taking Steps to Prepare
Stocks are crashing... inflation is through the roof... multiple industries are getting hit hard... Americans are fearful of what might happen to their stock portfolios right now -- and who's to blame them? But former Wall Street money manager Louis Navellier says all it takes is being on the right side of this force driving the massive divide. Take action today and watch his exclusive presentation -- absolutely free of charge -- to see how you should be prepping for this phenomenon.
Webster Financial Q4 Adj. EPS Misses Estimates
Webster Financial (WBS) Q4 Earnings Miss Estimates
Webster to Host Investor Day March 2
Webster Closes interLINK Acquisition
StoneCastle Partners LLC, Completes Sale of interLINK
Republic First names CEO from Webster Financial
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WBS Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 11/14 Dividend
11/03/2022
Dividend Payable
11/14/2022
Last Earnings
1/26/2023
Ex-Dividend for 2/17 Dividend
2/03/2023
Today
2/05/2023
Dividend Payable
2/17/2023
Next Earnings (Estimated)
4/27/2023
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$60.25
High Stock Price Forecast
$77.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$50.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+9.4%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.40
Research Coverage
5 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$644.28 million
Pretax Margin
29.28%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$2.47 billion
Cash Flow
$5.72 per share
Book Value
$44.67 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
170,790,000
Market Cap
$9.59 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.29

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Key Executives

  • John R. Ciulla
    President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Luis MassianiLuis Massiani
    Chief Operating Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Glenn I. MacInnes
    Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Vikram Nafde
    Chief Information Officer & Executive VP
  • Christopher MotlChristopher Motl
    Executive Vice President & Head-Commercial Banking













WBS Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Webster Financial stock right now?

5 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Webster Financial in the last twelve months. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" WBS shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in WBS, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Webster Financial's stock price forecast for 2023?

5 analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Webster Financial's shares. Their WBS share price forecasts range from $50.00 to $77.00. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach $60.25 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 9.4% 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 2023. Since then, WBS shares have increased by 16.4% and is now trading at $55.09.
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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, April 27th 2023.
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How were Webster Financial's earnings last quarter?

Webster Financial Co. (NYSE:WBS) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, January, 26th. The financial services provider reported $1.60 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $1.66 by $0.06. The financial services provider earned $704.60 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $708.52 million. Webster Financial had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 12.42% and a net margin of 23.64%. Webster Financial's revenue for the quarter was up 122.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $1.31 earnings per share.

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

Webster Financial announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, January 25th. Investors of record on Monday, February 6th will be given a dividend of $0.40 per share on Friday, February 17th. This represents a $1.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.90%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, February 3rd.
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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 2.93%. The dividend payout ratio is 45.07%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, WBS will have a dividend payout ratio of 21.74% 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."

Who are Webster Financial's major shareholders?

Webster Financial's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Pzena Investment Management LLC (1.26%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.54%), Strs Ohio (0.42%), Fort Washington Investment Advisors Inc. OH (0.28%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.27%) and Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC (0.22%). Insiders that own company stock include Christopher J Motl, Daniel Bley, Elizabeth E Flynn, Glenn I Macinnes, Javier L Evans, Luis Massiani, Mark Pettie, Maureen Mitchell, Thomas X Geisel and William L Atwell.
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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 $55.09.

How much money does Webster Financial make?

Webster Financial (NYSE:WBS) has a market capitalization of $9.59 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 $3.55 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Webster Financial have?

The company employs 3,245 workers across the globe.

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 2/5/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff