Washington Federal, Inc. (WAFD): Price and Financial Metrics

Washington Federal, Inc. (WAFD): $34.15

0.14 (+0.41%)

POWR Rating

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  • Growth is the dimension where WAFD ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 93.22% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for WAFD is in Stability, which has been heading down over the past 177 days.
  • WAFD's current lowest rank is in the Quality metric (where it is better than 23.03% of US stocks).

WAFD Stock Summary

  • WAFD's went public 32.86 years ago, making it older than 85.87% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for WASHINGTON FEDERAL INC is higher than it is for about 85.39% of US stocks.
  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 9.22 for WASHINGTON FEDERAL INC; that's greater than it is for 89.48% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to WAFD, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are SASR, BANC, CAC, BY, and MSBI.
  • Visit WAFD's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.wafdbank.com.

WAFD Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Financial Services stock, WAFD's price/sales ratio is 183.33% higher, now standing at 3.4.
  • WAFD's price/earnings ratio has moved down 0.7 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for WAFD.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
WAFD 2023-01-23 3.4 1 9.9 12.3
WAFD 2023-01-20 3.4 1 10.0 12.3
WAFD 2023-01-19 3.3 1 9.9 12.3
WAFD 2023-01-18 3.4 1 10.0 12.4
WAFD 2023-01-17 3.6 1 10.6 12.8
WAFD 2023-01-13 3.6 1 10.7 12.9

WAFD Growth Metrics

    The year over year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 22.96%.
  • The 2 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 9.21%.
  • Its year over year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -39.67%.
WAFD's revenue has moved up $84,533,000 over the prior 33 months.

The table below shows WAFD's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-09-30 657.961 268.465 221.705
2022-06-30 622.819 236.164 200.682
2022-03-31 598.839 192.949 184.809
2021-12-31 586.103 247.116 181.255
2021-09-30 565.17 314.454 173.581
2021-06-30 533.114 304.633 159.209

WAFD's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • WAFD has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 45.78% of graded US stocks.
  • WAFD's asset turnover comes in at 0.028 -- ranking 398th of 428 Banking stocks.
  • CHCO, WSBF, and ECPG are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with WAFD.

The table below shows WAFD's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.028 1 0.011
2021-03-31 0.027 1 0.010
2020-12-31 0.027 1 0.010
2020-09-30 0.030 1 0.012
2020-06-30 0.032 1 0.013
2020-03-31 0.034 1 0.014

WAFD Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of WAFD, see our WAFD price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $34.00 Average Broker Recommendation 2 (Hold)

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WAFD Price/Volume Stats

Current price $34.15 52-week high $39.17
Prev. close $34.01 52-week low $29.46
Day low $33.56 Volume 268,400
Day high $34.53 Avg. volume 537,222
50-day MA $34.11 Dividend yield 2.81%
200-day MA $33.06 Market Cap 2.23B

Washington Federal, Inc. (WAFD) Company Bio

Washington Federal provides banking services to professionals, real estate investors, and non-profit organizations in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Arizona, Utah, Nevada, New Mexico, and Texas. The company was founded in 1917 and is based in Seattle, Washington.

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Latest WAFD News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about WASHINGTON FEDERAL INC that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate WAFD as an investment opportunity.

Bears are Losing Control Over Washington Federal (WAFD), Here's Why It's a 'Buy' Now

After losing some value lately, a hammer chart pattern has been formed for Washington Federal (WAFD), indicating that the stock has found support. This, combined with an upward trend in earnings estimate revisions, could lead to a trend reversal for the stock in the near term.

Yahoo | January 23, 2023

Washington Federal (WAFD) Q1 Earnings Beat, Revenues Rise

Washington Federal's (WAFD) fiscal Q1 earnings benefits from improvement in revenues, increasing loan balances and higher rates. However, rise in expenses and provisions are headwinds.

Yahoo | January 13, 2023

Washington Federal (WAFD) Beats Q1 Earnings and Revenue Estimates

Washington Federal (WAFD) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 4.50% and 1.19%, respectively, for the quarter ended December 2022. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Yahoo | January 12, 2023

Washington Federal Announces Record Quarterly Earnings Per Share Of $1.16

SEATTLE, January 12, 2023--Washington Federal, Inc. (Nasdaq: WAFD) (the "Company"), parent company of Washington Federal Bank ("WaFd Bank"), today announced quarterly earnings of $79,509,000 for the quarter ended December 31, 2022, an increase of 58% from $50,281,000 for the quarter ended December 31, 2021. After the effect of dividends on preferred stock, net income available for common shareholders was $1.16 per diluted share for the quarter ended December 31, 2022, compared to $0.71 per dilut

Yahoo | January 12, 2023

WaFd CEO Brent Beardall stable after surviving fatal plane crash in Utah

Nathan Ricks, a bank client and Utah businessman, died in the Monday crash. Two other passengers suffered minor injuries. The plane was on its way to the Rose Bowl.

Yahoo | January 4, 2023

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WAFD Price Returns

1-mo 1.79%
3-mo -11.15%
6-mo 1.71%
1-year 0.45%
3-year 8.24%
5-year 8.22%
YTD 1.79%
2022 3.39%
2021 33.50%
2020 -27.26%
2019 40.64%
2018 -20.30%

WAFD Dividends

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