Stock To Watch: Washington Federal, Inc. (NASDAQ:WAFD)


The leading market experts have placed a mean price target of $23.83 on Washington Federal, Inc. (NASDAQ:WAFD) stock. This price level, which is estimated to be attained in one-year indicates the mean of stock opinions given by the companies included in the First Call survey. The renowned research firms have predicted earnings of $0.44 a share for the upcoming quarter and $1.72 for the current fiscal. Technical View The technical analysis of Washington Federal, Inc. plainly substantiates that the 50-day moving average of Washington Federal, Inc. is $24.37, and stock is hovering 0.92 or +3.79% distant from $24.37. It is noted that the 200-day MA is $23.01, and Washington Federal, Inc. stock is $2.28 or +9.92% off from this point. Washington Federal, Inc. (NASDAQ:WAFD) 52-week high is $26.34 and the 52-week low is $19.11. This explains if the stock moves $-1.05, it will post a 52-week high. In event of $+32.34% points decline, a 52-week low will be hit. Taking the Valuation Aspect To emphasize the valuation of Washington Federal, Inc., shareholders can apply financial tool known as price-to-earnings ratio. This financial ratio assesses stock’s valuation by considering the relative expense of the stock. Following this ratio, Washington Federal, Inc. (NASDAQ:WAFD) ratio came in at 14.96. The stock last ended the trading session at $25.29 and registered a market cap of $2.30B. To appraise firm’s growth, the shareholders take help of the Price-to-Earnings-Growth ratio. When a stock has a higher PEG ratio, it is suggestive of lower stock appreciation in approaching sessions. A stock comes in the group of undervalued stocks when its PEG ratio falls in between 0 and 1. Washington Federal, Inc. (NASDAQ:WAFD) PEG ratio is at 1.46.

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