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Webster Financial Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.09 (-0.33 %)
(As of 09/18/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $27.47
50-Day Range
MA: $28.06
52-Week Range
Now: $27.47
Volume1.39 million shs
Average Volume815,649 shs
Market Capitalization$2.48 billion
P/E Ratio9.41
Dividend Yield5.81%
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 relationship banking services for high net worth clients, not-for-profit organizations, and business clients with deposit and loan products; and asset management, financial planning, and trust services. 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/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 provides telephone and mobile banking services, as well as through its Website. As of February 21, 2019, it operated 157 banking centers and 316 ATMs. Webster Financial Corporation was founded in 1935 and is headquartered in Waterbury, Connecticut.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.3Community Rank: 2.2Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.63 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry National commercial banks
Sub-IndustryRegional Banks



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.44 billion
Cash Flow$5.20 per share
Book Value$33.28 per share


Net Income$382.72 million


Market Cap$2.48 billion
Next Earnings Date10/27/2020 (Estimated)
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Webster Financial (NYSE:WBS) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Webster Financial's stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

Webster Financial's stock was trading at $30.71 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, WBS shares have decreased by 10.6% and is now trading at $27.47.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Webster Financial?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Webster Financial in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings, 3 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is Webster Financial's next earnings date?

Webster Financial is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, October 27th 2020.
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How were Webster Financial's earnings last quarter?

Webster Financial Co. (NYSE:WBS) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July, 23rd. The financial services provider reported $0.57 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.54 by $0.03. The financial services provider earned $284.48 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $298.68 million. Webster Financial had a return on equity of 9.30% and a net margin of 20.01%. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $1.05 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 Tuesday, July 21st. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, August 5th will be paid a dividend of $0.40 per share on Wednesday, August 19th. This represents a $1.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 5.82%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, August 4th.
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What price target have analysts set for WBS?

9 brokers have issued 12 month target prices for Webster Financial's stock. Their forecasts range from $23.50 to $53.00. On average, they anticipate Webster Financial's share price to reach $34.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 26.5% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Webster Financial?

Webster Financial saw a increase in short interest in August. As of August 14th, there was short interest totaling 2,220,000 shares, an increase of 8.8% from the July 30th total of 2,040,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 787,400 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.8 days. Approximately 2.5% of the company's stock are short sold.
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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), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD) and Main Street Capital (MAIN).

Who are Webster Financial's key executives?

Webster Financial's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. John R. Ciulla, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 53)
  • Mr. Glenn I. MacInnes, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 58)
  • Mr. Nitin J. Mhatre, Exec. VP & Head of Community Banking (Age 48)
  • Mr. Charles L. Wilkins, Exec. VP (Age 57)
  • Mr. Christopher J. Motl, Exec. VP & Head of Commercial Banking (Age 48)

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 variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (9.85%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (3.90%), Wasatch Advisors Inc. (3.19%), Pzena Investment Management LLC (2.55%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.46%) and Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC (1.80%). 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, GW&K Investment Management LLC, Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Vanguard Group Inc., New York State Common Retirement Fund, AlphaCrest Capital Management LLC, and Bank of America Corp DE. Company insiders that have sold Webster Financial company stock in the last year include John Joseph Crawford, and Mark Pettie.
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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 Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., Wasatch Advisors Inc., Macquarie Group Ltd., Fisher Asset Management LLC, Bank of Montreal Can, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Mesirow Financial Investment Management Equity Management, and Balyasny Asset Management 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 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 $27.47.

How big of a company is Webster Financial?

Webster Financial has a market capitalization of $2.48 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 9/19/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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