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

$48.90
+0.03 (+0.06 %)
(As of 01/24/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$48.30
Now: $48.90
$49.77
50-Day Range
$48.87
MA: $52.38
$53.60
52-Week Range
$42.29
Now: $48.90
$58.25
Volume645,528 shs
Average Volume401,438 shs
Market Capitalization$4.50 billion
P/E Ratio12.01
Dividend Yield3.27%
Beta1.32
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
SectorFinance
CUSIP94789010
Phone203-578-2202

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.44 billion
Cash Flow$4.81 per share
Book Value$29.72 per share

Profitability

Net Income$360.42 million

Miscellaneous

Employees3,265
Market Cap$4.50 billion
Next Earnings Date4/16/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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, October 29th. Investors of record on Tuesday, November 12th will be paid a dividend of $0.40 per share on Tuesday, November 26th. This represents a $1.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.27%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, November 8th. View Webster Financial's Dividend History.

How were Webster Financial's earnings last quarter?

Webster Financial Co. (NYSE:WBS) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, January, 23rd. The financial services provider reported $0.96 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the 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 13.15%. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 2.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business posted $1.05 EPS. 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 analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Webster Financial's shares. Their forecasts range from $46.50 to $62.00. On average, they anticipate Webster Financial's stock price to reach $52.42 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 7.2% 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 stories about WBS stock have trended negative this week, InfoTrie reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Webster Financial earned a media sentiment score of -2.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the financial services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Webster Financial.

Are investors shorting Webster Financial?

Webster Financial saw a decline in short interest during the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totalling 2,390,000 shares, a decline of 9.1% from the December 15th total of 2,630,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 544,400 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 4.4 days. Approximately 2.6% of the company's shares 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 a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Artemis Investment Management LLP (0.37%), Smith Graham & Co. Investment Advisors LP (0.18%), New York State Teachers Retirement System (0.17%), Janney Montgomery Scott LLC (0.03%), Cardinal Capital Management (0.03%) and Mitsubishi UFJ Asset Management UK Ltd. (0.03%). 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, 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 Artemis Investment Management LLP, Smith Graham & Co. Investment Advisors LP, New York State Teachers Retirement System, Pennsylvania Trust Co, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, First Midwest Bank Trust Division and Cardinal Capital Management. Company insiders that have sold Webster Financial company stock in the last year include Daniel Bley, James Copenhaver Smith, 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 Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, Mitsubishi UFJ Asset Management UK Ltd., Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC, Founders Capital Management LLC, First Hawaiian Bank, Cerebellum GP LLC, Ridgewood Investments LLC and Savior LLC. 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 $48.90.

How big of a company is Webster Financial?

Webster Financial has a market capitalization of $4.50 billion and generates $1.44 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $360.42 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:  451 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  562 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,013
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 1/25/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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