Washington Federal, Inc. (WAFD) Dividends

Washington Federal, Inc. (WAFD): $35.04

0.23 (+0.66%)

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Dividend Yield and Dividend History Highlights

  • Regarding free cash flow variation: WAFD reports less variability in its cash flow than 90.06% of dividend stocks in our set.
  • WAFD has an EBITDA to net debt ratio of 269,026,000; for context, that's better than 92.15% stocks in our set (note that its net debt is negative, meaning it has more cash than debt).
  • If you want to include this stock in your dividend portfolio, here are some dividend stocks that are NOT correlated with WAFD that may be suitable potential portfolio mates: TAK, SQFT, SBAC, MRTN and CTXS.
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WAFD Price Forecast Based on Dividend Discount Model

Current PriceDDM Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$35.04$35.54 6.43%

For dividend yielding stocks, the Dividend Discount Model (DDM) is a common valuation tool; it attempts to extrapolate a fair share price based primarily on the dividend the stock provides relative to a number of other quantiative aspects of its business. As for WAFD, the DDM model, as implemented by StockNews, implies a positive return of 6.43% relative to its current price. To help understand and contextualize the model's evaluation of WAFD, investors may wish to consider are:

  • Relative to all dividend yielding stocks in our set, WAFD offers a dividend yield in the top 39.19% of stocks in our set.
  • Washington Federal Inc's dividend growth rate is higher than 29.16% of stocks in its sector (Financial Services).
  • Compared to other dividend issuers in the mid-sized market cap category, WAFD has a beta lower than 63.22% of them.

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WAFD Dividend History

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WAFD Dividends vs. Peers

WAFD's dividend yield currently ranks #30 of 62 vs. its peers in the Pacific Regional Banks category.
Rank Symbol Name Dividend Yield
1 UBFO United Security Bancshares 6.27%
2 HMST HomeStreet, Inc. 5.23%
3 CPF Central Pacific Financial Corp New 4.94%
4 BSRR Sierra Bancorp 4.30%
5 FIBK First Interstate BancSystem, Inc. - 4.27%
6 UMPQ Umpqua Holdings Corporation 4.18%
7 OPBK OP Bancorp 4.17%
8 HOPE Hope Bancorp, Inc. 4.13%
9 LBC Luther Burbank Corporation 4.11%
10 TBNK Territorial Bancorp Inc. 4.09%
11 FHB First Hawaiian, Inc. 3.92%
12 PACW PacWest Bancorp 3.81%
13 PROV Provident Financial Holdings, Inc. 3.80%
14 HAFC Hanmi Financial Corporation 3.79%
15 PPBI Pacific Premier Bancorp Inc 3.64%
16 HTBK Heritage Commerce Corp 3.62%
17 NRIM Northrim BanCorp Inc 3.59%
18 COLB Columbia Banking System, Inc. 3.55%
19 CFNB California First National Bancorp 3.47%
20 FCBP First Choice Bancorp 3.44%
21 BOH Bank of Hawaii Corporation 3.43%
22 PCB PCB Bancorp 3.22%
23 ZION Zions Bancorp N.A. 3.18%
24 RVSB Riverview Bancorp Inc 3.16%
25 FFNW First Financial Northwest, Inc. 3.14%
26 CATY Cathay General Bancorp 2.99%
27 BMRC Bank of Marin Bancorp 2.87%
28 CVBF CVB Financial Corporation 2.84%
29 WABC Westamerica Bancorporation 2.78%
30 WAFD Washington Federal, Inc. 2.76%
31 HFWA Heritage Financial Corporation 2.55%
32 RBB RBB Bancorp 2.54%
33 TSBK Timberland Bancorp, Inc. 2.52%
34 BANR Banner Corporation 2.50%
35 PUB People's Utah Bancorp 2.49%
36 FSBW FS Bancorp, Inc. 2.35%
37 CVCY Central Valley Community Bancorp 2.32%
38 PFBC Preferred Bank 2.31%
39 GBCI Glacier Bancorp, Inc. 2.30%
40 OPB Opus Bank 2.26%
41 TCBK TriCo Bancshares 2.24%
42 FSBC Five Star Bancorp 2.14%
43 WAL Western Alliance Bancorporation (DE) 2.08%
44 CWBC Community West Bancshares 2.02%
45 PLBC Plumas Bancorp 1.88%
46 FNWB First Northwest Bancorp 1.86%
47 SFBC Sound Financial Bancorp, Inc. 1.67%
48 PCBK Pacific Continental Corporation (Ore) 1.59%
49 BOCH Bank of Commerce Holdings (CA) 1.58%
50 OVLY Oak Valley Bancorp (CA) 1.54%
51 FMBL Farmers & Merchants Bank of Long Beach 1.44%
52 BANC Banc of California, Inc. 1.42%
53 AMRB American River Bankshares 1.34%
54 BCML BayCom Corp 1.04%
55 PMBC Pacific Mercantile Bancorp 0.00%
57 CALB California BanCorp 0.00%
58 BYFC Broadway Financial Corporation 0.00%
59 SIVB SVB Financial Group 0.00%
60 CUNB CU Bancorp (CA) 0.00%
61 FINW Finwise Bancorp 0.00%
62 CCB Coastal Financial Corporation 0.00%

Looking for More Information on WAFD dividends?

Want to see what other sources are saying about Washington Federal Inc's dividends? Try the links below:

Washington Federal Inc Common Stock (WAFD) Dividend History | Nasdaq
Dividend History for Washington Federal Inc (WAFD) - Dividend Investor
Washington Federal Inc (WAFD) Dividend History - Seeking Alpha

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