|Bid||27.40 x 60000|
|Ask||27.60 x 60000|
|Day's Range||27.00 - 27.80|
|52 Week Range||24.63 - 34.34|
|Beta (5Y Monthly)||1.08|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||9.65|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||0.80 (2.53%)|
|Ex-Dividend Date||Feb. 06, 2020|
|1y Target Est||N/A|
Washington Federal (WAFD) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock? We take a look at earnings estimates for some clues.
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 22 cents per share, a 1-cent increase from the prior quarter. The dividend will be paid on February 21st, 2020 to common stockholders of record as of February 7th, 2020. This will be Washington Federal’s 148th consecutive quarterly cash dividend. After this increase the cash dividend yield is now 2.4%, based on the current stock price.
Washington Federal, Inc. (Nasdaq: WAFD) (the "Company"), parent company of Washington Federal Bank, N.A. ("WaFd Bank"), today announced quarterly earnings of $65,703,000 or $0.84 per diluted share for the quarter ended December 31, 2019, compared to $52,942,000 or $0.65 per diluted share for the quarter ended December 31, 2018, a $0.19 or 29% increase in fully diluted earnings per share. Return on equity for the quarter ended December 31, 2019 was 12.89% compared to 10.64% for the quarter ended December 31, 2018. Return on assets for the quarter ended December 31, 2019 was 1.60% compared to 1.32% for the same quarter in the prior year.