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Webster Financial Stock Forecast, Price & News

$50.68
+1.58 (+3.22 %)
(As of 01/22/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$49.61
Now: $50.68
$50.86
50-Day Range
$40.02
MA: $44.41
$52.24
52-Week Range
$18.16
Now: $50.68
$52.88
Volume643,100 shs
Average Volume681,486 shs
Market Capitalization$4.57 billion
P/E Ratio17.36
Dividend Yield3.16%
Beta1.65
Webster Financial Corporation operates as the 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 Community Banking. The Commercial Banking segment provides lending, deposit, and cash management services to middle market companies; and commercial and industrial lending and leasing, commercial real estate lending, equipment financing, and asset-based lending, as well as treasury and payment services. This segment also offers asset management, financial planning and trust services, and deposit and loan products for high net worth clients, not-for-profit organizations, and business clients. The HSA Bank segment offers health savings accounts, health reimbursement accounts, flexible spending accounts, and other financial solutions to employers for the benefit of their employees and individuals. The Community Banking segment offers deposit and fee-based services, residential mortgages, home equity lines or loans, unsecured consumer loans, and credit cards to consumers, as well as investment and securities-related services, including brokerage and investment advice through a strategic partnership with LPL Financial Holdings Inc. This segment also provides credit, deposit, and cash flow management products to businesses and professional service firms. The company also offers online and mobile banking services, as well as through its Website. As of April 7, 2020, it operated 157 banking centers and 309 ATMs. Webster Financial Corporation was founded in 1935 and is headquartered in Waterbury, Connecticut.
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MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

2.14 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

167th out of 1,933 stocks

National Commercial Banks Industry

27th out of 162 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.4Community Rank: 2.2Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry National commercial banks
Sub-IndustryRegional Banks
SectorFinance
CUSIP94789010
Phone203-578-2202
Employees3,298

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.44 billion
Cash Flow$9.16 per share
Book Value$33.28 per share

Profitability

Net Income$382.72 million

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$4.57 billion
Next Earnings Date4/20/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$50.68
+1.58 (+3.22 %)
(As of 01/22/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Webster Financial (NYSE:WBS) Frequently Asked Questions

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

Webster Financial's stock was trading at $30.71 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, WBS stock has increased by 65.0% and is now trading at $50.68.
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Is Webster Financial a buy right now?

9 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Webster Financial in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings, 6 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 stocks does MarketBeat like better than Webster Financial?

Wall Street analysts have given Webster Financial a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Webster Financial wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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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.

When is Webster Financial's next earnings date?

Webster Financial is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, April 20th 2021.
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How were Webster Financial's earnings last quarter?

Webster Financial Co. (NYSE:WBS) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, January, 20th. The financial services provider reported $0.64 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.72 by $0.08. Webster Financial had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 9.30% and a net margin of 20.01%.
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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 Tuesday, October 27th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, November 10th will be given a dividend of $0.40 per share on Tuesday, November 24th. This represents a $1.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.16%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, November 9th.
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Is Webster Financial a good dividend stock?

Webster Financial pays an annual dividend of $1.60 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.16%. The dividend payout ratio of Webster Financial is 39.31%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Webster Financial will have a dividend payout ratio of 61.07% next year. This indicates that Webster Financial will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for WBS?

9 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Webster Financial's shares. Their forecasts range from $32.00 to $59.00. On average, they anticipate Webster Financial's share price to reach $47.60 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 6.1%.
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Who are some of Webster Financial's key competitors?

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).

Who are Webster Financial's key executives?

Webster Financial's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. John R. Ciulla, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 55, Pay $2.15M)
  • Mr. Glenn I. MacInnes, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 60, Pay $1.01M)
  • Mr. Nitin J. Mhatre, Advisor to Chief Exec. Officer (Age 50, Pay $813.89k)
  • Mr. Charles L. Wilkins, Exec. VP (Age 59, Pay $787.14k)
  • Mr. Christopher J. Motl, Exec. VP & Head of Commercial Banking (Age 50, Pay $998.31k)
  • Mr. Albert J. Wang CPA, CPA, Sr. VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 46)
  • Ms. Karen A. Higgins-Carter, Exec. VP & Chief Information Officer (Age 51)
  • Mr. Terrence K. Mangan, Sr. VP of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Harriet Munrett Wolfe Esq., Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 68)
  • Mr. Bernard M. Garrigues, Exec. VP & Chief HR Officer (Age 62)

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC (1.77%), Peregrine Capital Management LLC (0.48%), Smith Graham & Co. Investment Advisors LP (0.18%), Webster Bank N. A. (0.04%), Patriot Financial Group Insurance Agency LLC (0.02%) and State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%). Company insiders that own Webster Financial stock include Daniel Bley, Elizabeth E Flynn, Glenn I Macinnes, James Copenhaver Smith, John Joseph Crawford, John R Ciulla, Mark Pettie and William L Atwell.
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Which major investors are selling Webster Financial stock?

WBS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC, Pacer Advisors Inc., National Investment Services of America LLC, Smith Graham & Co. Investment Advisors LP, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, and Webster Bank N. A..
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Which major investors are buying Webster Financial stock?

WBS stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Peregrine Capital Management LLC, Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., Mission Wealth Management LP, Kestra Advisory Services LLC, Founders Capital Management LLC, Sowell Financial Services LLC, and Patriot Financial Group Insurance Agency LLC. Company insiders that have bought Webster Financial stock in the last two years include Elizabeth E Flynn, Glenn I Macinnes, John R Ciulla, and William L Atwell.
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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.

What is Webster Financial's stock price today?

One share of WBS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $50.68.

How big of a company is Webster Financial?

Webster Financial has a market capitalization of $4.57 billion and generates $1.44 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $382.72 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.07 on an earnings per share basis. Webster Financial employs 3,298 workers across the globe.

What is Webster Financial's official website?

The official website for Webster Financial is public.websteronline.com.

How can I contact Webster Financial?

Webster Financial's mailing address is 145 BANK STREET, WATERBURY CT, 06702. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at 203-578-2202 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 1/25/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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