Webster Financial Corporation (WBS): Price and Financial Metrics

Webster Financial Corporation (WBS): $47.89

0.04 (+0.08%)

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  • Growth is the dimension where WBS ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 69.39% of US stocks.
  • WBS's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving up over the last 31 weeks.
  • WBS's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 19.59% of US stocks).

WBS Stock Summary

  • WBS's went public 34.64 years ago, making it older than 92% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of -64.05%, Webster Financial Corp's debt growth rate surpasses only 5.46% of about US stocks.
  • Shareholder yield, a measure of how much is returned to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, for WBS comes in at 59.41% -- higher than that of 96.39% of stocks in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Webster Financial Corp, a group of peers worth examining would be HWC, INDB, GSBC, RBCAA, and CATY.
  • WBS's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Webster Financial Corp's official web site, go to public.websteronline.com.

WBS Valuation Summary

  • WBS's EV/EBIT ratio is 11.8; this is 31.11% higher than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • WBS's EV/EBIT ratio has moved down 15.9 over the prior 243 months.
  • WBS's EV/EBIT ratio has moved down 15.9 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for WBS.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
WBS 2016-04-11 3.8 1.3 16.3 22.8
WBS 2011-12-20 2.5 0.9 13.0 20.5
WBS 2009-02-24 0.4 0.1 -5.1 -114.7
WBS 2008-05-29 2.2 0.8 15.9 32.3
WBS 2005-03-01 3.6 1.5 13.1 29.4
WBS 2003-02-26 2.9 1.6 10.3 26.8

WBS Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of WBS, see our WBS 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 $62.45 Average Broker Recommendation 1.45 (Moderate Buy)

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WBS Price/Volume Stats

Current price $47.89 52-week high $63.81
Prev. close $47.85 52-week low $23.67
Day low $47.77 Volume 226,251
Day high $48.84 Avg. volume 682,528
50-day MA $53.90 Dividend yield 3.34%
200-day MA $48.77 Market Cap 4.34B

Webster Financial Corporation (WBS) Company Bio

Webster Financial provides financial services to individuals, families, and businesses in the United States. It operates through three segments: Commercial Banking, Community Banking, and Other. The company was founded in 1935 and is based in Waterbury, Connecticut.

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Below are the latest news stories about Webster Financial Corp that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate WBS as an investment opportunity.

Webster (WBS) Stock Declines 2.05% Despite Q2 Earnings Beat

Webster's (WBS) Q2 earnings reflect lower revenues and improved deposits, amid a low-rate economy that hurt margins.

Yahoo | July 23, 2021

Webster Financial (WBS) Q2 Earnings Top Estimates

Webster Financial (WBS) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 21.00% and -0.31%, respectively, for the quarter ended June 2021. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Yahoo | July 22, 2021

Webster Reports Second Quarter 2021 Earnings Of $1.01 Per Diluted Share

Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A. and its HSA Bank division, today announced earnings applicable to common shareholders of $91.6 million, or $1.01 per diluted share, for the quarter ended June 30, 2021, compared to $50.7 million, or $0.57 per diluted share, for the quarter ended June 30, 2020. Earnings per diluted share would have been $1.21 for the quarter ended June 30, 2021, adjusting for $18.2 million ($17.6 million after tax) of charges re

Yahoo | July 22, 2021

Webster Financial declares $0.40 dividend

Webster Financial (WBS) declares $0.40/share quarterly dividend, in line with previous.Forward yield 3.34%Payable Aug. 17; for shareholders of record Aug. 3; ex-div Aug. 2.See WBS Dividend Scorecard, Yield Chart, & Dividend Growth....

Seeking Alpha | July 20, 2021

After Plunging 15.8% in 4 Weeks, Here's Why the Trend Might Reverse for Webster Financial (WBS)

Webster Financial (WBS) has become technically an oversold stock now, which implies exhaustion of the heavy selling pressure on it. This, combined with strong agreement among Wall Street analysts in revising earnings estimates higher, indicates a potential trend reversal for the stock in the near term.

Yahoo | July 20, 2021

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WBS Price Returns

1-mo -16.25%
3-mo -11.28%
6-mo 1.49%
1-year 84.44%
3-year -20.19%
5-year 54.68%
YTD 15.41%
2020 -16.87%
2019 11.54%
2018 -10.38%
2017 5.51%
2016 49.98%

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Webster Financial Corp (WBS) Stock Price | Nasdaq
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Webster Financial Corp (WBS) Stock Price and Basic Information | MarketWatch

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