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