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QQQ   282.13
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Webster Financial Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.52 (+1.23%)
(As of 07/1/2022 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
1.33 million shs
Average Volume
1.10 million shs
Market Capitalization
$7.66 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

Webster Financial MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.67 Rating Score
46.1% Upside
$62.33 Price Target
Short Interest
2.69% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
-0.52mentions of Webster Financial in the last 14 days
Based on 9 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$48.15 K Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
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.

2.63 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

174th out of 1,355 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

National commercial banks
Regional Banks
Year Founded

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 5/27 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
High Stock Price Forecast
Low Stock Price Forecast
Forecasted Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
6 Analysts


Net Income
$408.86 million
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.27 billion
Cash Flow
$6.92 per share
Book Value
$36.36 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$7.66 billion

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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 "moderate buy" Webster Financial stock.
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What is Webster Financial's stock price forecast for 2022?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Webster Financial's shares. Their WBS stock forecasts range from $50.00 to $73.00. On average, they predict Webster Financial's stock price to reach $62.33 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 46.1% from the stock's current price.
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How has Webster Financial's stock performed in 2022?

Webster Financial's stock was trading at $55.84 on January 1st, 2022. Since then, WBS shares have decreased by 23.6% and is now trading at $42.67.
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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) announced its earnings results on Thursday, April, 28th. The financial services provider reported $1.24 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.16 by $0.08. The financial services provider earned $498.30 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $479.64 million. Webster Financial had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 11.74% and a net margin of 19.35%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 65.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, April 29th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, May 12th will be paid a dividend of $0.40 per share on Friday, May 27th. This represents a $1.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.75%. The ex-dividend date 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 (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 $42.67.

How much money does Webster Financial make?

Webster Financial (NYSE:WBS) has a market capitalization of $7.66 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 7/3/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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