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NYSE:WBS

Webster Financial - WBS Stock Forecast, Price & News

$45.22
+0.12 (+0.27%)
(As of 09/26/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$44.72
$45.70
50-Day Range
$45.00
$50.18
52-Week Range
$40.72
$65.00
Volume
1.29 million shs
Average Volume
1.28 million shs
Market Capitalization
$7.95 billion
P/E Ratio
14.63
Dividend Yield
3.55%
Price Target
$61.25

Webster Financial MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.67 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
35.4% Upside
$61.25 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
2.53% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.50
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.31mentions of Webster Financial in the last 14 days
Based on 7 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$1.32 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
14.42%
From $5.48 to $6.27 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

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

2.98 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

144th out of 885 stocks

National Commercial Banks Industry

19th out of 88 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.

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WBS Stock News Headlines

Webster Financial (NYSE:WBS) Upgraded by StockNews.com to "Hold"
Webster Raises Prime Lending Rate to 6.25 Percent
Webster Financial Q2 Adj. EPS Tops Estimates
Webster Raises Prime Lending Rate to 4.75 Percent
Stock Wars: M&T Bank Vs. Webster Financial
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WBS Company Calendar

Last Earnings
7/21/2022
Ex-Dividend for 8/17 Dividend
8/01/2022
Dividend Payable
8/17/2022
Today
9/26/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
10/20/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

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
$61.25
High Stock Price Forecast
$77.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$50.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+35.4%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.67
Research Coverage
6 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$408.86 million
Pretax Margin
25.27%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.27 billion
Cash Flow
$6.94 per share
Book Value
$36.36 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
172,581,000
Market Cap
$7.95 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.27

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Key Executives

  • Mr. John R. Ciulla (Age 56)
    Pres, CEO & Director
    Comp: $2.74M
  • Mr. Glenn I. MacInnes (Age 61)
    Exec. VP & CFO
    Comp: $1.18M
  • Mr. Daniel H. BleyMr. Daniel H. Bley (Age 53)
    Exec. VP & Chief Risk Officer
    Comp: $860.26k
  • Mr. Charles L. Wilkins (Age 60)
    Exec. VP & Head of HSA Bank
    Comp: $885.31k
  • Mr. Christopher J. MotlMr. Christopher J. Motl (Age 51)
    Exec. VP & Pres of Commercial Banking
    Comp: $1.35M
  • Mr. Jack L. Kopnisky (Age 66)
    Exec. Chairman
  • Mr. Luis  MassianiMr. Luis Massiani (Age 45)
    COO & Exec. VP
  • Mr. Albert J. Wang CPA (Age 47)
    CPA, Exec. VP & Chief Accounting Officer
  • Mr. Vikram Nafde
    Exec. VP & Chief Information Officer
  • Mr. Terrence K. Mangan
    Sr. VP of Investor Relations













WBS Stock - 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 "buy" WBS shares.
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What is Webster Financial's stock price forecast for 2022?

6 analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Webster Financial's stock. Their WBS share price forecasts range from $50.00 to $77.00. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach $61.25 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 34.6% from the stock's current price.
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How have WBS shares performed in 2022?

Webster Financial's stock was trading at $55.84 on January 1st, 2022. Since then, WBS stock has decreased by 18.5% and is now trading at $45.51.
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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, October 20th 2022.
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How were Webster Financial's earnings last quarter?

Webster Financial Co. (NYSE:WBS) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July, 21st. The financial services provider reported $1.29 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.25 by $0.04. The financial services provider earned $607.60 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $602.36 million. Webster Financial had a net margin of 20.70% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 11.53%. The firm's revenue was up 106.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $1.21 EPS.

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

Webster Financial announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, July 18th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, August 2nd will be paid a dividend of $0.40 per share on Wednesday, August 17th. This represents a $1.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.52%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, August 1st.
Read our dividend analysis for WBS
.

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 3.55%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 10 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 51.78%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, WBS will have a dividend payout ratio of 25.52% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for WBS.

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 State Street Corp (3.99%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (3.84%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (2.84%), FMR LLC (2.11%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (1.39%) and Pzena Investment Management LLC (1.27%). Insiders that own company stock include Christopher J Motl, Daniel Bley, Elizabeth E Flynn, Glenn I Macinnes, Javier L Evans, John Joseph Crawford, John R Ciulla, 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 $45.51.

How much money does Webster Financial make?

Webster Financial (NYSE:WBS) has a market capitalization of $8.00 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 $3.09 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 9/26/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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