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

Washington Federal, Inc. (WAFD): $32.76

-0.22 (-0.67%)

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  • Stability is the dimension where WAFD ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 71.14% of US stocks.
  • WAFD's strongest trending metric is Value; it's been moving down over the last 31 weeks.
  • WAFD ranks lowest in Value; there it ranks in the 17th percentile.

WAFD Stock Summary

  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for Washington Federal Inc is higher than it is for about 86.19% of US stocks.
  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 9 for Washington Federal Inc; that's greater than it is for 88.72% of US stocks.
  • Shareholder yield, a measure of how much is returned to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, for WAFD comes in at 44.49% -- higher than that of 94.72% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to WAFD, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are SBSI, ICBK, RBB, VLY, and MLVF.
  • 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 24.22% higher, now standing at 15.9.
  • WAFD's price/sales ratio has moved down $2.5 over the prior 243 months.
  • WAFD's EV/EBIT ratio has moved down $12.6 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 2021-03-02 4.7 1.1 15.9 16.9
WAFD 2020-10-13 3.1 0.9 9.1 13.9
WAFD 2016-02-18 4.1 1.0 12.4 14.7
WAFD 2013-09-03 5.5 1.1 14.8 15.5
WAFD 2012-12-31 4.9 0.9 13.0 13.7
WAFD 2006-12-19 7.6 1.6 14.5 20.4

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 $34.33 Average Broker Recommendation 2 (Hold)

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WAFD Price/Volume Stats

Current price $32.76 52-week high $34.00
Prev. close $32.98 52-week low $20.01
Day low $32.39 Volume 82,476
Day high $33.03 Avg. volume 523,619
50-day MA $32.82 Dividend yield 2.79%
200-day MA $27.83 Market Cap 2.37B

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.

Why Washington Federal (WAFD) is a Top Dividend Stock for Your Portfolio

Dividends are one of the best benefits to being a shareholder, but finding a great dividend stock is no easy task. Does Washington Federal (WAFD) have what it takes? Let's find out.

Yahoo | June 10, 2021

This is Why Washington Federal (WAFD) is a Great Dividend Stock

Dividends are one of the best benefits to being a shareholder, but finding a great dividend stock is no easy task. Does Washington Federal (WAFD) have what it takes? Let's find out.

Yahoo | May 25, 2021

Washington Federal (WAFD) Up 1.3% Since Last Earnings Report: Can It Continue?

Washington Federal (WAFD) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock? We take a look at earnings estimates for some clues.

Yahoo | May 13, 2021

Washington Federal Announces 23 Cent Per Share Cash Dividend

Today, the Board of Directors of Washington Federal, Inc. (Nasdaq: WAFD) (the "Company"), parent company of Washington Federal Bank, National Association "WaFd Bank" announced a regular quarterly cash dividend of 23 cents per share. The dividend will be paid May 21st, 2021 to common shareholders of record as of May 7th, 2021. This will be Washington Federal’s 153rd consecutive quarterly cash dividend.

Yahoo | April 27, 2021

Signature Bank (SBNY) Up 9.1% as Q1 Earnings Beat Estimates

Improvement in revenues and lower credit costs support Signature Bank's (SBNY) Q1 earnings while lower rates and rise in expenses hurt.

Yahoo | April 22, 2021

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WAFD Price Returns

1-mo -3.05%
3-mo -0.30%
6-mo 29.35%
1-year 26.36%
3-year 8.44%
5-year 55.39%
YTD 29.25%
2020 -27.26%
2019 40.64%
2018 -20.30%
2017 2.26%
2016 47.53%

WAFD Dividends

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Washington Federal Inc (WAFD) Stock Price | Nasdaq
Washington Federal Inc (WAFD) Stock Quote, History and News - Yahoo Finance
Washington Federal Inc (WAFD) Stock Price and Basic Information | MarketWatch

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