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

Washington Federal, Inc. (WAFD): $29.98

-0.43 (-1.41%)

POWR Rating

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  • Momentum is the dimension where WAFD ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 92.69% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for WAFD is in Stability, which has been heading up over the past 177 days.
  • WAFD's current lowest rank is in the Quality metric (where it is better than 43.05% of US stocks).

WAFD Stock Summary

  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 9.25 for WASHINGTON FEDERAL INC; that's greater than it is for 89.74% of US stocks.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, WAFD is more volatile than just 8.43% of stocks we're observing.
  • Shareholder yield, a measure of how much is returned to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, for WAFD comes in at 22.76% -- higher than that of 91.75% of stocks in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to WASHINGTON FEDERAL INC, a group of peers worth examining would be BY, FVCB, LBAI, BANC, 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 190.91% higher, now standing at 3.2.
  • WAFD's price/sales ratio has moved down 2.1 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 2022-09-23 3.2 0.9 9.9 11.4
WAFD 2022-09-22 3.3 0.9 10.1 11.5
WAFD 2022-09-21 3.3 0.9 10.3 11.6
WAFD 2022-09-20 3.3 0.9 10.4 11.7
WAFD 2022-09-19 3.3 0.9 10.4 11.7
WAFD 2022-09-16 3.3 0.9 10.2 11.6

WAFD Growth Metrics

    Its 2 year price growth rate is now at 24.66%.
  • Its 5 year price growth rate is now at -23.29%.
  • Its 4 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 232.08%.
WAFD's revenue has moved up $113,669,000 over the prior 15 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
2022-06-30 622.819 236.164 200.682
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
2021-03-31 509.15 319.798 150.295

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 $29.98 52-week high $38.06
Prev. close $30.41 52-week low $29.46
Day low $29.92 Volume 408,000
Day high $30.78 Avg. volume 406,410
50-day MA $32.81 Dividend yield 3.2%
200-day MA $32.95 Market Cap 1.96B

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.

WaFd Bank Promotes Veteran Banker Dan LaCoste to Regional President for Southern Oregon

SEATTLE, September 28, 2022--Washington Federal, Inc. (Nasdaq: WAFD) (the "Company"), parent company of Washington Federal Bank, "WaFd Bank" today announced the promotion of veteran commercial banker Dan LaCoste to lead the bank’s growing presence in Southern Oregon. An accomplished banker in Oregon, Dan joined WaFd Bank three years ago as Senior Vice President – Commercial Division Manager. In that short tenure his team has successfully grown the commercial loan portfolio by nearly a quarter of

Yahoo | September 28, 2022

Shareholders in Washington Federal (NASDAQ:WAFD) are in the red if they invested three years ago

Many investors define successful investing as beating the market average over the long term. But its virtually certain...

Yahoo | September 24, 2022

WaFd promotes executive to chief financial officer

Kelli Holz, currently the bank's senior vice president and chief risk officer, will assume the CFO role at the start of 2023.

Yahoo | September 6, 2022

5 Reasons Why Washington Federal (WAFD) Stock is a Solid Pick

Robust revenue growth driven by a rise in loan demand, higher interest rates and a solid balance sheet and liquidity position support Washington Federal (WAFD), making it worth betting on right now.

Yahoo | September 1, 2022

WaFd Bank Promotes Chief Risk Officer Kelli Holz to Chief Financial Officer

SEATTLE, August 31, 2022--Washington Federal, Inc. (Nasdaq: WAFD) (the "Company"), parent company of Washington Federal Bank, "WaFd Bank" today announced the promotion of Kelli Holz, veteran banker and current Senior Vice President Chief Risk Officer to Chief Financial Officer effective January 1, 2023. She replaces Vincent Beatty, who announced in January 2022 that he will be retiring at the end of this December. Kelli is both a certified public accountant and certified anti-money laundering sp

Yahoo | August 31, 2022

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WAFD Price Returns

1-mo -5.81%
3-mo -1.19%
6-mo -6.38%
1-year -11.56%
3-year -8.98%
5-year 1.19%
YTD -8.25%
2021 33.50%
2020 -27.26%
2019 40.64%
2018 -20.30%
2017 2.26%

WAFD Dividends

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