Washington Federal, Inc. (
) 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 (
) and People's United Financial, Inc. (
). 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
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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 (
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%.