Washington Federal, Inc. (WAFD) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 03, 2013

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Washington Federal, Inc. ( WAFD ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 03, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.09 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 19, 2013. Shareholders who purchased WAFD stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 12.5% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of WAFD was $17.31, representing a -6.03% decrease from the 52 week high of $18.42 and a 21.05% increase over the 52 week low of $14.30.

WAFD is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as HSBC Holdings plc ( HBC ) and People's United Financial, Inc. ( PBCT ). WAFD's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.31. Zacks Investment Research reports WAFD's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 2.41%, compared to an industry average of 1.5%.


For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the WAFD Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to WAFD through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have WAFD as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares Fundamental Pure Small Value Portfolio ( PXSV ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PXSV with an increase of 15.41% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of WAFD at 0.34%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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Referenced Stocks: HBC , PBCT , PXSV , WAFD

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