Washington Federal (WAFD) dividend stock





  • Yield

     1.79%
  • Dividend

     0.6
  • 5 year dividend growth rate
     18.5%
  • Dividend increased

     6 yrs.
  • Payout ratio

     32%
  • Dividend pay date

     5/19/2017
  • Ex-dividend date

     5/3/2017
  • Uninterrupted
    dividends
     34 yrs.
  • Yield compared to 5 year average
     -5.8%
  • Dividend payback
    period
     15 yrs.
  • Chowder rule

     20.3
  • Tweed factor

     2.6
Rating
Overall rating
The overall rating measures the general health and sustainabilty of the company's dividend. It is an average of the five ratings below.





Dividend increased years
This rating looks at the number of years the company has increased their dividend consecutively. 1 star is given for 7 years or below and 5 stars are given for 23 years or more.





Dividend yield
This rating evaluates the size of the yield. 1 star is given for a yield below 0.75% and 5 stars for yields above 6.75%.





Payout ratio
The payout ratio shows how much of the earnings are being paid out as dividends. We award 0 stars for payout ratios above 100% and 5 stars for ratios below 10%.





Dividend growth rate
This rating takes into account the growth of the dividend. Companies that have a dividend growth rate below 1.5% get 1 star while 5 stars are given for rates above 13.5%.





Yield compared to 5 year average
If the current yield is below the 5 year average, it tends to indicate that the stock is cheap. A rating of 0 is given if the current yield is below 0 percent compared to the average and a rating of 5 is given if it's more than 22.5% above.
Relative valuations
Yield compared to 5 year average   
-5.8%
Payout ratio compared to 5 year average   
19.8%
P/E compared to 5 year average   
19.4%
Price per book value compared to 5 year average   
47.0%
Price change from 52 week high   
-6.5%
Price change from 50 days average   
0.7%
Price change from 200 days average   
0.9%
Price info
Change
0.20 (0.60%)


Last price
33.60 USD


Day range
33.22 - 33.75


Year range
24.37 - 35.95

Financial health
Current ratio
0.00


Debt/equity ratio
0.00


Cash
315.61M


Debt
1.95B


Credit rating
A-

Valuation
Price/earning (P/E)
17.67


Price/book (P/B)
1.47


Forward price/earning (P/E)
16.47


Price/sales (P/S)
6.20


PEG
1.75


Market cap
2.98B

Recession performance (2007 - 2009)
0.8300,0.8400,0.2000
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
Dvidend growth (annualized)   
-50.9%
1.5400,0.7100,0.4600
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
Earnings per share growth (annualized)   
-45.3%
10 year history
0.8300,0.8400,0.2000,0.2000,0.2400,0.3200,0.3600,0.4200,0.5200,0.5600
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Dividend growth (annualized)   
-4.3%
1.5400,0.7100,0.4600,1.0500,1.0000,1.2900,1.4500,1.5500,1.6700,1.6600
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Earnings per share growth (annualized)   
0.8%
14.7400,15.1600,15.5500,16.3700,17.4900,18.2100,18.7600,20.2300,21.0800,21.5200
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Book value per share growth (annualized)   
4.3%
53.0000,118.4000,43.6000,19.0000,24.1000,24.3000,24.9000,26.4000,25.0000,31.4000
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Payout ratio growth (annualized)   
-5.7%
88.0000,88.0000,89.0000,113.0000,111.0000,107.0000,105.0000,102.0000,96.0000,95.0000
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Shares outstanding growth (annualized)   
0.9%
Other companies in the savings & loans industry
Company
Div. increase  
Yield
Div. growth
USA   People's United Financial 25 yrs3.85%1.3%
USA   Enterprise Bancorp 23 yrs1.50%4.4%
USA   Hingham Institution for Saving 9 yrs0.71%4.1%
USA   Northwest Bancshares 8 yrs3.94%6.9%
USA   First Defiance Financial 7 yrs1.90%77.5%
USA   Fox Chase Bancorp 7 yrs0.00%47.6%
USA   Provident Financial Holdings I 7 yrs2.74%43.1%
USA   Provident Financial Services I 7 yrs2.91%7.7%
Company profile
Empoloyees
1,839


Sector


Website


Founded
1917


Industry


SEC filings




Washington Federal, Inc. operates as the holding company for Washington Federal, National Association that provides various financial services in the United States. The company offers deposit products, including business and personal checking accounts, term certificates of deposit, and money market ...
Read More


Address:
425 Pike Street, Seattle, WA, 98101

Phone:
+1 206 624-7930
The dividend of WAFD is 0.6 for the last 12 months, and based on a stock price of 33.60, the yield is 1.79%. Since 2011they have raised their dividend each year, that is 6 years in a row. WAFD has a payout ratio of 32%, meaning that 32% of their earnings are paid as dividends. The dividend payback period is 15 years, assuming the dividend growth stays the same. The 5 year dividend compund annual growth (CAGR) rate is 18.5%. 5/3/2017 is the ex-dividend date for Washington Federal, while 5/19/2017 is the dividend pay date. This US company was founded in 1917 and has 1,839 employees. financial is their sector and savings & loans is their industry. We have awarded the company a dividend rating of 2.1 out of 5 stars.






Sectors      Industries      Dividend dictionary       Contact us

Dividend growth stocks with at least 5 years of dividend increases




Disclaimer: Information on this site is only for informational purposes. Always consult a professional advisor before investing.