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WAFD Washington Federal dividend history, payout ratio & dates

Washington Federal's last quarterly dividend was on May 19, 2022 (ex-date) with a distribution of $0.24 per share. On an annualized basis, the company has a current payout of $0.94 per share. This brings the dividend yield to 2.99% based on its recent close price.

Key dates

  • WAFD last dividend date: May 19, 2022
  • WAFD next dividend date: Not announced
WAFD dividend stats
DPS
$0.94
Dividend yield
2.99%
Payout ratio
34.3%
vs. Financial Services sector
Dividend yield
2.8%
Payout ratio
33.6%

Dividend yield

What is Washington Federal current dividend yield

WAFD has a dividend yield of 2.99% which is above the Financial Services sector, the industry and its peers average.

Dividend history

What is WAFD dividend payout history and dates

Washington Federal has been paying dividends since 1998. WAFD has issued four quarterly dividends in the last twelve months. The annualized DPS has grown by 4.4% since one year ago. And with the stock price down by 7% from a year ago, the dividend yield has grown by 12%.

Recent dividends

Declared on Ex-date Payment date Amount Type
May 10, 2022 May 19, 2022 Jun 3, 2022 $0.24 normal
Jan 25, 2022 Feb 3, 2022 Feb 18, 2022 $0.24 normal
Oct 26, 2021 Nov 4, 2021 Nov 19, 2021 $0.23 normal
Jul 27, 2021 Aug 5, 2021 Aug 20, 2021 $0.23 normal
Apr 27, 2021 May 6, 2021 May 21, 2021 $0.23 normal
Jan 26, 2021 Feb 4, 2021 Feb 19, 2021 $0.23 normal
Oct 27, 2020 Nov 5, 2020 Nov 20, 2020 $0.22 normal
Jul 28, 2020 Aug 6, 2020 Aug 21, 2020 $0.22 normal
Apr 28, 2020 May 7, 2020 May 22, 2020 $0.22 normal
Jan 22, 2020 Feb 6, 2020 Feb 21, 2020 $0.22 normal
Oct 29, 2019 Nov 7, 2019 Nov 22, 2019 $0.21 normal
Jul 22, 2019 Aug 8, 2019 Aug 23, 2019 $0.21 normal
Apr 29, 2019 May 9, 2019 May 24, 2019 $0.2 normal
Jan 16, 2019 Feb 7, 2019 Feb 22, 2019 $0.2 normal
Oct 22, 2018 Nov 8, 2018 Nov 23, 2018 $0.18 normal
Jul 23, 2018 Aug 9, 2018 Aug 24, 2018 $0.18 normal
Apr 30, 2018 May 10, 2018 May 25, 2018 $0.17 normal
Jan 24, 2018 Feb 8, 2018 Feb 23, 2018 $0.17 normal
Oct 25, 2017 Nov 3, 2017 Nov 20, 2017 $0.15 normal
Jul 24, 2017 Aug 2, 2017 Aug 18, 2017 $0.15 normal
Apr 24, 2017 May 3, 2017 May 19, 2017 $0.15 normal
Jan 18, 2017 Jan 30, 2017 Feb 10, 2017 $0.25 special
Jan 18, 2017 Jan 30, 2017 Feb 10, 2017 $0.15 normal
Oct 25, 2016 Nov 2, 2016 Nov 18, 2016 $0.14 normal
Jul 25, 2016 Aug 3, 2016 Aug 19, 2016 $0.14 normal
Apr 19, 2016 Apr 27, 2016 May 13, 2016 $0.14 normal

Dividend payout ratio

What is Washington Federal dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

WAFD has a payout ratio of 34.3% which is higher than the Financial Services sector, the industry and its peers average.

Total amount of dividends paid per financial year (from cash flow)