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WAFD Washington Federal PE ratio, current and historical analysis

As of Jun 20, 2024, the Washington Federal stock's PE ratio is 10.04. This takes into account the latest EPS of $2.63 and stock price of $26.4. The PE ratio marks an increase of 18% from its last 4 quarters average of 8.5.

WAFD PE ratio history

How has WAFD's PE ratio performed in the past

The PE ratio of Washington Federal has averaged 12.87 over the last ten years. The current P/E ratio of 10.04 is 22% lower than the historical average. Looking back at the last ten years, WAFD's PE ratio peaked in the Dec 2016 quarter at 18.37, when the price was $34.35 and the EPS was $1.87. The lowest point was in the Jun 2023 quarter, when it reached 6.52 with a price of $26.52 and an EPS of $4.07.


Washington Federal PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 55.58% in 2021

Maximum annual decrease: -38.58% in 2022

Year PE ratio Change
2023 6.89 -21.88%
2022 8.82 -38.58%
2021 14.36 55.58%
2020 9.23 -34.86%
2019 14.17 6.3%
2018 13.33 -22.77%
2017 17.26 15.76%
2016 14.91 10.12%
2015 13.54 3.75%
2014 13.05 -8.49%

WAFD average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of WAFD for the past years

WAFD's current PE ratio is lower than its 3, 5 and 10-year averages.

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WAFD PE vs peers

What is WAFD's PE ratio compared to its peers

In comparison to its peers SMPL and FFNW, WAFD's PE ratio is lower, but it is higher than FSBW's and TSBK's. Washington Federal's PE ratio is trading below the peer average of 18.55.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
FSBW FS Bancorp Inc 7.19 $260.23M
TSBK Timberland Bancorp Inc 8.46 $208.99M
WAFD Washington Federal Inc 10.04 $2.15B
BYFC Broadway Financial Corp 17.5 $47.94M
RVSB Riverview Bancorp Inc 21.67 $82.33M
SMPL Simply Good Foods Co 25.74 $3.63B
TBNK Territorial Bancorp Inc 30.72 $67.83M
FFNW First Financial Northwest Inc 62.58 $189.45M
BANC Banc Of California Inc N/A $2.03B

Frequently asked questions

What is Washington Federal's PE ratio?

The price to earnings ratio for WAFD stock as of Jun 20, 2024, stands at 10.04.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Washington Federal (WAFD)?

The average PE ratio for WAFD stock over the past 3 years is 10.25.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Washington Federal (WAFD)?

The average PE ratio for WAFD stock over the past 5 years is 11.13.

What is the highest PE ratio for WAFD?

The highest quarterly PE ratio in the last ten years has been 18.37 and it was in the Dec 2016 quarter.

How does the current PE ratio for WAFD compare to its historical average?

WAFD's price to earnings ratio is currently 22% below its 10-year historical average.

How is WAFD's PE ratio calculated (Washington Federal PE ratio formula)?

The P/E ratio is obtained by dividing the latest price of a stock by its trailing twelve months EPS. As of today (Jun 20, 2024), Washington Federal's share price is $26.4. The company's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Mar 2024 is $2.63. Therefore, Washington Federal's PE ratio for today is 10.04. PE RATIO(10.04) = STOCK PRICE($26.4) / TTM EPS($2.63)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.