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NYSE:WBSWebster Financial Stock Price, Forecast & News

$27.46
+0.19 (+0.70 %)
(As of 08/3/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$26.90
Now: $27.46
$27.92
50-Day Range
$24.37
MA: $27.18
$31.20
52-Week Range
$18.16
Now: $27.46
$54.04
Volume872,239 shs
Average Volume861,942 shs
Market Capitalization$2.48 billion
P/E Ratio9.40
Dividend Yield5.87%
Beta1.67
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: 4.0Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

3.23 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.44 billion
Cash Flow$5.15 per share
Book Value$33.28 per share

Profitability

Net Income$382.72 million

Miscellaneous

Employees3,298
Market Cap$2.48 billion
Next Earnings Date10/27/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$27.46
+0.19 (+0.70 %)
(As of 08/3/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Webster Financial (NYSE:WBS) Frequently Asked Questions

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

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 shares have decreased by 10.6% and is now trading at $27.46.
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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) announced 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 analyst estimates 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 in the prior year, the company posted $1.05 earnings per share.
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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 Tuesday, July 21st. Investors of record on Wednesday, August 5th will be given a dividend of $0.40 per share on Wednesday, August 19th. This represents a $1.60 annualized dividend and a yield of 5.83%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, August 4th.
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What price target have analysts set for WBS?

9 brokerages have issued 1-year price objectives for Webster Financial's stock. Their forecasts range from $23.50 to $53.00. On average, they expect Webster Financial's stock price to reach $35.13 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 27.9% from the stock's current price.
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Has Webster Financial been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about WBS stock have trended negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded 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 -2.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the financial services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days.
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Are investors shorting Webster Financial?

Webster Financial saw a decrease in short interest in the month of July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totaling 2,040,000 shares, a decrease of 23.6% from the June 30th total of 2,670,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 826,900 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.5 days. Approximately 2.3% of the shares of the company are sold short.
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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), Wells Fargo & Co (WFC), Exxon Mobil (XOM), BP (BP), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Magellan Midstream Partners (MMP) and Occidental Petroleum (OXY).

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 number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Pzena Investment Management LLC (2.55%), Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC (1.80%), First Trust Advisors LP (0.27%), Peregrine Capital Management LLC (0.22%), Smith Graham & Co. Investment Advisors LP (0.19%) and Congress Asset Management Co. MA (0.13%). 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 institutional 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, UBS Group AG, Brinker Capital Inc., Hartford Financial Management Inc., Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Hennessy Advisors Inc., Raymond James & Associates, and Nisa Investment Advisors LLC. 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 institutional investors are buying Webster Financial stock?

WBS stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Trust Advisors LP, Pzena Investment Management LLC, Ziegler Capital Management LLC, Congress Asset Management Co. MA, Mitsubishi UFJ Asset Management UK Ltd., Dupont Capital Management Corp, SG Americas Securities LLC, and Smith Graham & Co. Investment Advisors LP. 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 $27.46.

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 8/3/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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