Washington Federal, Inc. (WAFD) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 24, 2012

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Washington Federal, Inc. ( WAFD ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 24, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.08 per share scheduled for December 31, 2012. Shareholders who purchased WAFD stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 5th quarter that WAFD has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $16.59, the dividend yield is 1.93%.

The previous trading day's last sale of WAFD was $16.59, representing a -9.93% decrease from the 52 week high of $18.42 and a 24.55% increase over the 52 week low of $13.32.

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 $1.29. Zacks Investment Research reports WAFD's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -.63%, compared to an industry average of 8.5%.


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 14.04% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of WAFD at 0.38%.



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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