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

Washington Federal, Inc. (WAFD): $33.07

0.68 (+2.10%)

POWR Rating

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  • WAFD scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 70.29% of US stocks.
  • WAFD's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving up over the last 48 weeks.
  • WAFD's current lowest rank is in the Value metric (where it is better than 16.15% of US stocks).

WAFD Stock Summary

  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for Washington Federal Inc is higher than it is for about 84.19% of US stocks.
  • WAFD's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of 88.73% of US stocks.
  • Washington Federal Inc's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is 51.22%, greater than the shareholder yield of 95.57% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Washington Federal Inc are FIBK, PKBK, FLIC, BY, and VLY.
  • 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 year over year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 81.01%.
  • Its 4 year price growth rate is now at 2.23%.
  • The 2 year revenue growth rate now stands at 12.64%.
Over the past 52 months, WAFD's revenue has gone up $61,126,000.

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
2021-06-30 533.114 304.633 159.209
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
2020-06-30 553.095 177.016 190.867
2020-03-31 568.951 176.676 209.869

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 46.29% of graded US stocks.
  • WAFD's asset turnover comes in at 0.028 -- ranking 407th of 437 Banking stocks.
  • WSBF, BKGM, and BCTF 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 $33.07 52-week high $34.00
Prev. close $32.39 52-week low $20.01
Day low $32.51 Volume 121,562
Day high $33.09 Avg. volume 518,706
50-day MA $32.65 Dividend yield 2.84%
200-day MA $31.11 Market Cap 2.25B

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 Is Washington Federal (WAFD) Up 7.3% Since Last Earnings Report?

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 | August 12, 2021

Why You Might Be Interested In Washington Federal, Inc. (NASDAQ:WAFD) For Its Upcoming Dividend

Washington Federal, Inc. ( NASDAQ:WAFD ) stock is about to trade ex-dividend in 4 days. Typically, the ex-dividend date...

Yahoo | July 31, 2021

Washington Federal Announces 23 Cent Per Share Cash Dividend

SEATTLE, July 27, 2021--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 August 20th, 2021 to common shareholders of record as of August 6th, 2021. This will be Washington Federal’s 154th consecutive quarterly cash dividend.

Yahoo | July 27, 2021

Washington Federal Inc. (WAFD): Are Hedge Funds Right About This Stock?

Out of thousands of stocks that are currently traded on the market, it is difficult to identify those that will really generate strong returns. Hedge funds and institutional investors spend millions of dollars on analysts with MBAs and PhDs, who are industry experts and well connected to other industry and media insiders on top of that. Individual investors can piggyback […]

Yahoo | July 26, 2021

Washington Federal (WAFD) Q3 Earnings Beat as Revenues Rise

Rise in revenues and provision benefits supports Washington Federal's (WAFD) fiscal Q3 earnings amid low interest rate environment.

Yahoo | July 14, 2021

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WAFD Price Returns

1-mo -1.22%
3-mo 1.99%
6-mo 4.66%
1-year 69.21%
3-year 10.35%
5-year 40.75%
YTD 31.42%
2020 -27.26%
2019 40.64%
2018 -20.30%
2017 2.26%
2016 47.53%

WAFD Dividends

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