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Lots of sound and fury on US debt, but not a crisis — yet
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Is This The End of Capitalism? (Ad)
MarketBeat Week in Review – 1/23- 1/27
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How major US stock indexes fared Friday 1/27/2023
Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities
Is This The End of Capitalism? (Ad)
Lots of sound and fury on US debt, but not a crisis — yet
Wall Street adds more to its big January after strong week
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DOW   32,920.46
QQQ   296.26
Is Buying an Aged Corporation a Good Idea?
Is This The End of Capitalism? (Ad)
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The Next Big Crisis Is Here (Ad)
How major US stock indexes fared Friday 1/27/2023
Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities
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Wall Street adds more to its big January after strong week
NYSE:WBS

Webster Financial - WBS Stock Forecast, Price & News

$50.84
-0.35 (-0.68%)
(As of 01/27/2023 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$50.14
$51.28
50-Day Range
$44.40
$54.34
52-Week Range
$40.72
$63.23
Volume
1.27 million shs
Average Volume
831,470 shs
Market Capitalization
$8.85 billion
P/E Ratio
14.32
Dividend Yield
3.13%
Price Target
$59.63

Webster Financial MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.50 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
18.5% Upside
$60.25 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
3.03% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.50
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.32mentions of Webster Financial in the last 14 days
Based on 22 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
9.58%
From $6.68 to $7.32 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

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

2.62 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

351st out of 900 stocks

National Commercial Banks Industry

40th out of 85 stocks


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About Webster Financial (NYSE:WBS) Stock

Webster Financial Corp. is a holding company, which engages in the provision of financial services to individuals, families, and businesses. It operates through the following business segments: Commercial Banking, HSA Bank, and Retail Banking. The Commercial Banking segment includes commercial banking and private banking. The HSA Bank segment offers comprehensive consumer directed healthcare solutions. The Retail Banking segment consists of consumer lending and small business banking units. The company was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Stamford, CT.

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WBS Stock News Headlines

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WBS Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 11/14 Dividend
11/03/2022
Dividend Payable
11/14/2022
Last Earnings
1/26/2023
Today
1/28/2023
Ex-Dividend for 2/17 Dividend
2/03/2023
Dividend Payable
2/17/2023
Next Earnings (Estimated)
4/27/2023
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2023

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
$60.25
High Stock Price Forecast
$77.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$50.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+17.3%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.50
Research Coverage
6 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$408.86 million
Pretax Margin
29.28%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$2.73 billion
Cash Flow
$5.68 per share
Book Value
$44.67 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
170,790,000
Market Cap
$8.85 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.26

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Key Executives

  • John R. Ciulla
    President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Luis MassianiLuis Massiani
    Chief Operating Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Glenn I. MacInnes
    Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Vikram Nafde
    Chief Information Officer & Executive VP
  • Christopher MotlChristopher Motl
    Executive Vice President & Head-Commercial Banking













WBS Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Webster Financial stock right now?

6 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Webster Financial in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" WBS shares.
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What is Webster Financial's stock price forecast for 2023?

6 Wall Street research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Webster Financial's shares. Their WBS share price forecasts range from $50.00 to $77.00. On average, they expect the company's stock price to reach $60.25 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 18.5% from the stock's current price.
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How have WBS shares performed in 2023?

Webster Financial's stock was trading at $47.34 at the start of the year. Since then, WBS stock has increased by 7.4% and is now trading at $50.84.
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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, April 27th 2023.
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How were Webster Financial's earnings last quarter?

Webster Financial Co. (NYSE:WBS) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, January, 26th. The financial services provider reported $1.60 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $1.66 by $0.06. The financial services provider earned $704.60 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $708.52 million. Webster Financial had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 12.42% and a net margin of 23.64%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 122.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $1.31 EPS.

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

Webster Financial declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, January 25th. Investors of record on Monday, February 6th will be given a dividend of $0.40 per share on Friday, February 17th. This represents a $1.60 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.15%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, February 3rd.
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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 3.13%. The dividend payout ratio is 45.07%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, WBS will have a dividend payout ratio of 21.86% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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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 variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Strs Ohio (0.42%), Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC (0.22%), New York State Teachers Retirement System (0.16%), Natixis Advisors L.P. (0.05%), Yousif Capital Management LLC (0.05%) and Comerica Bank (0.04%). Insiders that own company stock include Christopher J Motl, Daniel Bley, Elizabeth E Flynn, Glenn I Macinnes, Javier L Evans, 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 $50.84.

How much money does Webster Financial make?

Webster Financial (NYSE:WBS) has a market capitalization of $8.85 billion and generates $2.73 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $408.86 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.55 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 1/28/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff