Washington Federal, Inc. (NASDAQ:WAFD) Shares Sold by SG Americas Securities LLC

SG Americas Securities LLC decreased its holdings in Washington Federal, Inc. (NASDAQ:WAFDGet Rating) by 80.3% in the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 20,363 shares of the bank’s stock after selling 83,187 shares during the quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC’s holdings in Washington Federal were worth $668,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other large investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Los Angeles Capital Management LLC boosted its holdings in Washington Federal by 4.1% during the fourth quarter. Los Angeles Capital Management LLC now owns 21,639 shares of the bank’s stock worth $722,000 after buying an additional 860 shares in the last quarter. Dorsey & Whitney Trust CO LLC raised its holdings in Washington Federal by 11.3% during the fourth quarter. Dorsey & Whitney Trust CO LLC now owns 9,852 shares of the bank’s stock worth $328,000 after purchasing an additional 1,000 shares during the last quarter. ETF Managers Group LLC boosted its position in Washington Federal by 5.0% during the fourth quarter. ETF Managers Group LLC now owns 22,406 shares of the bank’s stock worth $745,000 after purchasing an additional 1,065 shares in the last quarter. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC grew its stake in Washington Federal by 50.4% in the 1st quarter. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC now owns 3,760 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $123,000 after acquiring an additional 1,260 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Toth Financial Advisory Corp acquired a new stake in Washington Federal in the 1st quarter valued at about $48,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 80.52% of the company’s stock.

Washington Federal Price Performance

NASDAQ:WAFD opened at $34.04 on Wednesday. The firm has a market cap of $2.22 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 11.20 and a beta of 0.80. The company has a current ratio of 1.00, a quick ratio of 1.03 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.89. Washington Federal, Inc. has a 12-month low of $29.46 and a 12-month high of $38.06. The company’s 50-day moving average is $31.56 and its two-hundred day moving average is $32.85.

Washington Federal (NASDAQ:WAFDGet Rating) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July 13th. The bank reported $0.91 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.78 by $0.13. The firm had revenue of $169.30 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $157.80 million. Washington Federal had a return on equity of 11.50% and a net margin of 31.21%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 19.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.61 EPS. Research analysts expect that Washington Federal, Inc. will post 3.22 EPS for the current year.

Wall Street Analyst Weigh In

Separately, DA Davidson set a $41.00 price target on shares of Washington Federal in a report on Friday, July 15th.

Washington Federal Profile

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Washington Federal, Inc operates as the bank holding company for Washington Federal Bank, National Association that provides lending, depository, insurance, and other banking services in the United States. The company offers deposit products, including business and personal checking accounts, and term certificates of deposit, as well as money market accounts and passbook savings accounts.

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