Washington Federal, Inc. (WAFD) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 31, 2013


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Washington Federal, Inc. ( WAFD ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 31, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.1 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 17, 2014. Shareholders who purchased WAFD stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 25% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $23.65, the dividend yield is 1.69%.

The previous trading day's last sale of WAFD was $23.65, representing a -1.46% decrease from the 52 week high of $24 and a 49.83% increase over the 52 week low of $15.79.

WAFD is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as E*TRADE Financial Corporation ( ETFC ) and People's United Financial, Inc. ( PBCT ). WAFD's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.44. Zacks Investment Research reports WAFD's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 9.43%, compared to an industry average of -2.9%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the WAFD Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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