Flinton Capital Management LLC Has $399,000 Holdings in Washington Federal, Inc. (WAFD)

Flinton Capital Management LLC raised its holdings in Washington Federal, Inc. (NASDAQ:WAFD) by 76.5% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 12,002 shares of the bank’s stock after buying an additional 5,202 shares during the quarter. Flinton Capital Management LLC’s holdings in Washington Federal were worth $399,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in the company. Creative Planning grew its holdings in shares of Washington Federal by 3.1% in the 2nd quarter. Creative Planning now owns 3,327 shares of the bank’s stock worth $110,000 after purchasing an additional 101 shares during the last quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank grew its holdings in shares of Washington Federal by 7.9% in the 2nd quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 4,117 shares of the bank’s stock worth $137,000 after purchasing an additional 301 shares during the last quarter. OppenheimerFunds Inc. bought a new stake in shares of Washington Federal in the 1st quarter worth about $201,000. Capital One National Association bought a new stake in shares of Washington Federal in the 2nd quarter worth about $208,000. Finally, Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. grew its holdings in shares of Washington Federal by 4.3% in the 1st quarter. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. now owns 6,514 shares of the bank’s stock worth $216,000 after purchasing an additional 271 shares during the last quarter. 83.81% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Several equities research analysts have recently weighed in on WAFD shares. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Washington Federal from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $35.00 target price on the stock in a report on Friday, September 1st. ValuEngine raised shares of Washington Federal from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, September 26th. Piper Jaffray Companies reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $34.00 target price on shares of Washington Federal in a report on Friday, October 6th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $34.00 target price on shares of Washington Federal in a report on Tuesday, July 25th. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $35.00 target price on shares of Washington Federal in a report on Friday, September 8th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the stock. Washington Federal currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $34.50.

In related news, Director Thomas J. Kelley sold 6,100 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, July 26th. The stock was sold at an average price of $33.72, for a total value of $205,692.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 21,185 shares in the company, valued at $714,358.20. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. 1.28% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

Shares of Washington Federal, Inc. (WAFD) opened at 34.55 on Wednesday. Washington Federal, Inc. has a 12-month low of $25.15 and a 12-month high of $35.95. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $32.29 and a 200 day moving average of $32.89. The company has a market cap of $3.06 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.17 and a beta of 1.14.

Washington Federal (NASDAQ:WAFD) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July 18th. The bank reported $0.49 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.47 by $0.02. Washington Federal had a return on equity of 8.57% and a net margin of 29.06%. The company had revenue of $122.54 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $120.35 million. On average, equities analysts expect that Washington Federal, Inc. will post $1.91 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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Other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in the company. Creative Planning grew its holdings in shares of Washington Federal by 3.1% in the 2nd quarter. Creative Planning now owns 3,327 shares of the bank’s stock worth $110,000 after purchasing an additional 101 shares during the last quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank grew its holdings in shares of Washington Federal by 7.9% in the 2nd quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 4,117 shares of the bank’s stock worth $137,000 after purchasing an additional 301 shares during the last quarter. OppenheimerFunds Inc. bought a new stake in shares of Washington Federal in the 1st quarter worth about $201,000. Capital One National Association bought a new stake in shares of Washington Federal in the 2nd quarter worth about $208,000. Finally, Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. grew its holdings in shares of Washington Federal by 4.3% in the 1st quarter. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. now owns 6,514 shares of the bank’s stock worth $216,000 after purchasing an additional 271 shares during the last quarter. 83.81% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Several equities research analysts have recently weighed in on WAFD shares. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Washington Federal from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $35.00 target price on the stock in a report on Friday, September 1st. ValuEngine raised shares of Washington Federal from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, September 26th. Piper Jaffray Companies reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $34.00 target price on shares of Washington Federal in a report on Friday, October 6th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $34.00 target price on shares of Washington Federal in a report on Tuesday, July 25th. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $35.00 target price on shares of Washington Federal in a report on Friday, September 8th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the stock. Washington Federal currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $34.50.

In related news, Director Thomas J. Kelley sold 6,100 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, July 26th. The stock was sold at an average price of $33.72, for a total value of $205,692.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 21,185 shares in the company, valued at $714,358.20. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. 1.28% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

Shares of Washington Federal, Inc. (WAFD) opened at 34.55 on Wednesday. Washington Federal, Inc. has a 12-month low of $25.15 and a 12-month high of $35.95. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $32.29 and a 200 day moving average of $32.89. The company has a market cap of $3.06 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.17 and a beta of 1.14.

Washington Federal (NASDAQ:WAFD) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July 18th. The bank reported $0.49 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.47 by $0.02. Washington Federal had a return on equity of 8.57% and a net margin of 29.06%. The company had revenue of $122.54 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $120.35 million. On average, equities analysts expect that Washington Federal, Inc. will post $1.91 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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Washington Federal Company Profile

Washington Federal, Inc is a bank holding company. The Company conducts its operations through a federally insured national bank subsidiary, Washington Federal, National Association (the Bank). The business of the Bank consists primarily of accepting deposits from the general public and investing these funds in loans of various types, including first lien mortgages on single-family dwellings, construction loans, land acquisition and development loans, loans on multi-family, commercial real estate and other income producing properties, home equity loans and business loans.

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