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

Washington Federal, Inc. (WAFD): $25.27

0.35 (-1.37%)

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WAFD Price/Volume Stats

Current price $25.27 52-week high $39.17
Prev. close $25.62 52-week low $23.90
Day low $25.20 Volume 332,081
Day high $25.87 Avg. volume 635,381
50-day MA $28.37 Dividend yield 3.82%
200-day MA $30.26 Market Cap 1.64B

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  • Value is the dimension where WAFD ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 76.92% of US stocks.
  • WAFD's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving down over the last 179 days.
  • WAFD's current lowest rank is in the Quality metric (where it is better than 24.85% of US stocks).

WAFD Stock Summary

  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for WASHINGTON FEDERAL INC is higher than it is for about 91.96% of US stocks.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 118.67%, WASHINGTON FEDERAL INC's debt growth rate surpasses 90.56% of about US stocks.
  • Shareholder yield, a measure of how much is returned to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, for WAFD comes in at -114.22% -- higher than that of only 4.89% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to WASHINGTON FEDERAL INC are HBNC, FNCB, PKBK, INBK, and NYCB.
  • 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

  • In comparison to the median Financial Services stock, WAFD's price/earnings ratio is 32.63% lower, now standing at 6.4.
  • Over the past 243 months, WAFD's price/earnings ratio has gone down 5.7.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for WAFD.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
WAFD 2023-09-15 2.3 0.7 6.4 12.1
WAFD 2023-09-14 2.4 0.7 6.5 12.2
WAFD 2023-09-13 2.3 0.7 6.4 12.1
WAFD 2023-09-12 2.3 0.7 6.4 12.1
WAFD 2023-09-11 2.3 0.7 6.4 12.1
WAFD 2023-09-08 2.3 0.7 6.4 12.1

WAFD Growth Metrics

    Its 3 year price growth rate is now at -6.09%.
  • Its 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 30.22%.
  • Its 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 7.53%.
WAFD's revenue has moved up $131,016,000 over the prior 34 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
2022-12-31 699.967 307.724 250.934
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

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)

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.

Washington Federal, Inc. (NASDAQ:WAFD) Looks Interesting, And It's About To Pay A Dividend

Regular readers will know that we love our dividends at Simply Wall St, which is why it's exciting to see Washington...

Yahoo | August 20, 2023

Washington Federal Announces Cash Dividend of 25 cents per share

SEATTLE, August 15, 2023--Today, the Board of Directors of Washington Federal, Inc. (Nasdaq: WAFD) (the "Company"), parent company of Washington Federal Bank ("WaFd Bank"), announced a regular quarterly cash dividend of 25 cents per share. The dividend will be paid September 8, 2023, to common shareholders of record as of August 25, 2023. This will be Washington Federal’s 162nd consecutive quarterly cash dividend.

Yahoo | August 15, 2023

WaFd Bank Scores Highest Customer Satisfaction Ranking in Annual Survey

SEATTLE, August 07, 2023--Washington Federal, Inc. (Nasdaq: WAFD) (the "Company"), parent company of Washington Federal Bank, "WaFd Bank" today announced the results of its annual customer survey achieving the highest net promoter score to date of 57. The survey was answered by more than 18,000 bank clients, a 9 percent response rate, in late July. The Bank’s net promoter score over the past several years ranged from 44 to 51, which is still in the top tier of the banking industry. Net Promoter

Yahoo | August 7, 2023

Washington Federal (WAFD) Reports Q3 Earnings: What Key Metrics Have to Say (Revised)

While the top- and bottom-line numbers for Washington Federal (WAFD) give a sense of how the business performed in the quarter ended June 2023, it could be worth looking at how some of its key metrics compare to Wall Street estimates and year-ago values.

Yahoo | July 18, 2023

Washington Federal (WAFD) Q3 Earnings Lag Estimates, Costs Rise

Increase in expenses and higher provisions hurt Washington Federal's (WAFD) fiscal Q3 earnings. A rise in NII, a decent rise in loan balance and higher rates offer some support.

Yahoo | July 17, 2023

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WAFD Price Returns

1-mo -5.99%
3-mo -3.02%
6-mo -13.62%
1-year -15.85%
3-year 34.66%
5-year -11.93%
YTD -22.72%
2022 3.39%
2021 33.50%
2020 -27.26%
2019 40.64%
2018 -20.30%

WAFD Dividends

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