Washington Federal, Inc. (NASDAQ:WAFDP) Short Interest Down 35.8% in August

Washington Federal, Inc. (NASDAQ:WAFDPGet Rating) saw a large decrease in short interest during the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 39,300 shares, a decrease of 35.8% from the August 15th total of 61,200 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 26,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.5 days.

Washington Federal Stock Performance

NASDAQ:WAFDP opened at $19.83 on Wednesday. Washington Federal has a fifty-two week low of $17.50 and a fifty-two week high of $27.01. The stock’s fifty day moving average is $20.53.

Washington Federal Dividend Announcement

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Saturday, October 15th. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 30th will be paid a dividend of $0.3047 per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 29th. This represents a $1.22 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 6.15%.

About Washington Federal

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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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