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

Washington Federal, Inc. (WAFD): $32.23

0.10 (+0.31%)

POWR Rating

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  • WAFD scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 89.62% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for WAFD is in Momentum, which has been heading up over the past 179 days.
  • WAFD ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 30th percentile.

WAFD Stock Summary

  • WAFD's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of 89.13% of US stocks.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, WAFD is more volatile than only 8.43% of stocks we're observing.
  • Washington Federal Inc's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is 57.55%, greater than the shareholder yield of 97.4% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Washington Federal Inc are BY, CFBK, ONB, FLIC, and FIBK.
  • WAFD's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Washington Federal Inc's official web site, go to www.wafdbank.com.

WAFD Valuation Summary

  • WAFD's price/earnings ratio is 14.3; this is 30% higher than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • WAFD's price/sales ratio has moved down 2.3 over the prior 243 months.
  • WAFD's price/sales ratio has moved down 2.3 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 2011-09-08 4.8 0.9 16.6 24.6
WAFD 2008-01-10 6.3 1.3 12.8 21.7
WAFD 2007-09-10 8.4 1.8 16.8 23.0
WAFD 2006-03-28 7.7 1.8 14.4 16.4
WAFD 2005-03-01 8.1 1.8 15.3 15.3
WAFD 2001-10-04 6.8 1.7 13.4 22.0

WAFD Growth Metrics

    Its 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -18.21%.
  • Its year over year revenue growth rate is now at -10.51%.
  • The 4 year price growth rate now stands at 2.23%.
Over the past 15 months, WAFD's revenue has gone up $51,385,000.

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
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
2021-03-31 509.15 319.798 150.295
2020-12-31 498.292 187.184 146.096
2020-09-30 534.718 166.6 173.438

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 $32.23 52-week high $38.06
Prev. close $32.13 52-week low $29.01
Day low $32.07 Volume 33,693
Day high $32.33 Avg. volume 466,555
50-day MA $31.97 Dividend yield 2.99%
200-day MA $33.85 Market Cap 2.10B

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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With an aim to tame the red-hot inflation, the Fed is expected to announce bigger interest rate hike. Thus, banks like Signature Bank (SBNY), Washington Federal (WAFD) and Eastern Bankshares (EBC) will gain.

Yahoo | February 14, 2022

WaFd Bank Recognized by Forbes as One of America’s Best Employers 2022

SEATTLE, February 10, 2022--Washington Federal, Inc. (Nasdaq: WAFD) (the "Company"), parent company of Washington Federal Bank "WaFd Bank" today was recognized as one of America’s Best Employers 2022 by Forbes.

Yahoo | February 10, 2022

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WAFD Price Returns

1-mo 5.34%
3-mo -9.63%
6-mo -0.87%
1-year 0.00%
3-year 10.69%
5-year 14.61%
YTD -2.03%
2021 33.50%
2020 -27.26%
2019 40.64%
2018 -20.30%
2017 2.26%

WAFD Dividends

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