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NYSE:WBS - Webster Financial Stock Price, Forecast & News

-0.58 (-1.38 %)
(As of 02/27/2020 01:46 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $41.55
50-Day Range
MA: $48.39
52-Week Range
Now: $41.55
Volume950,000 shs
Average Volume531,236 shs
Market Capitalization$3.82 billion
P/E Ratio10.21
Dividend Yield3.80%
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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry National commercial banks
Sub-IndustryRegional Banks



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.44 billion
Cash Flow$3.95 per share
Book Value$33.28 per share


Net Income$382.72 million


Market Cap$3.82 billion
Next Earnings Date4/16/2020 (Estimated)

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Webster Financial (NYSE:WBS) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Webster Financial's stock symbol?

Webster Financial trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "WBS."

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

Webster Financial announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, January 28th. Investors of record on Tuesday, February 11th will be paid a dividend of $0.40 per share on Tuesday, February 25th. This represents a $1.60 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.85%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, February 10th. View Webster Financial's Dividend History.

How were Webster Financial's earnings last quarter?

Webster Financial Co. (NYSE:WBS) released its earnings results on Thursday, January, 23rd. The financial services provider reported $0.96 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.97 by $0.01. The financial services provider earned $302.20 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $308.90 million. Webster Financial had a net margin of 26.57% and a return on equity of 12.99%. The firm's revenue was down 2.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $1.05 earnings per share. View Webster Financial's Earnings History.

When is Webster Financial's next earnings date?

Webster Financial is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 16th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Webster Financial.

What price target have analysts set for WBS?

8 brokerages have issued 12-month target prices for Webster Financial's stock. Their forecasts range from $46.50 to $62.00. On average, they anticipate Webster Financial's share price to reach $52.42 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 26.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Webster Financial.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Webster Financial?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Webster Financial in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Webster Financial.

Has Webster Financial been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about WBS stock has trended somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Webster Financial earned a media sentiment score of 2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the financial services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for Webster Financial.

Are investors shorting Webster Financial?

Webster Financial saw a drop in short interest in February. As of February 14th, there was short interest totalling 2,140,000 shares, a drop of 10.1% from the January 30th total of 2,380,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 464,400 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 4.6 days. Currently, 2.4% of the shares of the company are sold short. View Webster Financial's Current Options Chain.

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 Verizon Communications (VZ), AT&T (T), BP (BP), Occidental Petroleum (OXY), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Duke Energy (DUK), Consolidated Edison (ED), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET) and Magellan Midstream Partners (MMP).

Who are Webster Financial's key executives?

Webster Financial's management team includes the folowing 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)

Who are Webster Financial's major shareholders?

Webster Financial's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (3.30%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.99%), Alliancebernstein L.P. (2.75%), Pzena Investment Management LLC (2.17%), Nitorum Capital L.P. (1.98%) and Capital Research Global Investors (1.94%). Company insiders that own Webster Financial stock include Charles L Wilkins, Daniel Bley, Dawn C Morris, James Copenhaver Smith, Joel S Becker, John Joseph Crawford, John R Ciulla, Laurence C Morse and Mark Pettie. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Webster Financial.

Which institutional investors are selling Webster Financial stock?

WBS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital Research Global Investors, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Capital International Investors, Janus Henderson Group PLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Bayview Asset Management LLC, Schroder Investment Management Group and State Street Corp. Company insiders that have sold Webster Financial company stock in the last year include Daniel Bley, John Joseph Crawford and Mark Pettie. View Insider Buying and Selling for Webster Financial.

Which institutional investors are buying Webster Financial stock?

WBS stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Pzena Investment Management LLC, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P., River Road Asset Management LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Alliancebernstein L.P., UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. and Great West Life Assurance Co. Can. View Insider Buying and Selling for Webster Financial.

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 $41.55.

How big of a company is Webster Financial?

Webster Financial has a market capitalization of $3.82 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 3,265 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Webster Financial.

What is Webster Financial's official website?

The official website for Webster Financial is http://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]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Webster Financial (NYSE WBS)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  455 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  565 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,020
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Webster Financial and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe WBS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe WBS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 2/27/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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