Washington Federal, Inc. (WAFD) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for October 02, 2013


Washington Federal, Inc. ( WAFD ) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 02, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.1 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 18, 2013. Shareholders who purchased WAFD stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 11.11% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $20.68, the dividend yield is 1.93%.

The previous trading day's last sale of WAFD was $20.68, representing a -9.22% decrease from the 52 week high of $22.78 and a 32.23% increase over the 52 week low of $15.64.

WAFD is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as HSBC Holdings plc ( HBC ) and E*TRADE Financial Corporation ( ETFC ). WAFD's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.36. Zacks Investment Research reports WAFD's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 7.24%, compared to an industry average of -1.5%.

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.

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: ETFC , HBC , WAFD

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