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WSBF Waterstone Financial dividend history, payout ratio & dates

Waterstone Financial's last quarterly dividend of $0.15 per share was on Apr 5, 2024 (ex-date). The annualized dividend payment of $0.65 per share represents a current dividend yield of 5.61%.

Key dates

  • WSBF last dividend date: Apr 5, 2024
  • WSBF next dividend date: Not announced
WSBF dividend stats
DPS
$0.65
Dividend yield
5.65%
Payout ratio
138.3%
vs. Financial Services sector
Dividend yield
3.45%
Payout ratio
39.5%

Dividend yield

What is Waterstone Financial current dividend yield

Waterstone Financial's dividend yield of 5.61% is higher than the Financial Services sector, the industry and its peers average. If we compare it with the Financial Services sector average of 3.45%, Waterstone Financial's dividend yield is 63% higher. The current dividend yield is more than the historical average of 4.2% of the last 5 years.

Dividend history

What is WSBF dividend payout history and dates

Waterstone Financial has a history of paying dividends since 2014. Our records of WSBF show that the company has issued four quarterly dividends in the last twelve months. The annualized DPS marks a decrease of 19% since one year ago. But with the stock price down by 19% from a year ago, the dividend yield marks an increase of 0.9%.

Recent dividends

Ex-date Payment date Declared on Amount Type
Apr 5, 2024 May 1, 2024 Mar 21, 2024 $0.15 normal
Jan 5, 2024 Feb 1, 2024 Dec 21, 2023 $0.15 normal
Oct 5, 2023 Nov 1, 2023 Sep 26, 2023 $0.15 normal
Jul 7, 2023 Aug 2, 2023 Jun 29, 2023 $0.2 normal
Apr 6, 2023 May 2, 2023 Mar 22, 2023 $0.2 normal
Jan 6, 2023 Feb 1, 2023 Dec 15, 2022 $0.2 normal
Oct 6, 2022 Nov 1, 2022 Sep 27, 2022 $0.2 normal
Jul 8, 2022 Aug 2, 2022 Jun 23, 2022 $0.2 normal
Apr 8, 2022 May 3, 2022 Mar 15, 2022 $0.2 normal
Jan 7, 2022 Feb 1, 2022 Dec 15, 2021 $0.5 special
Jan 7, 2022 Feb 1, 2022 Dec 15, 2021 $0.2 normal
Oct 7, 2021 Nov 2, 2021 Sep 21, 2021 $0.2 normal
Jul 9, 2021 Aug 3, 2021 Jun 15, 2021 $0.2 normal
Jun 10, 2021 Jun 15, 2021 May 28, 2021 $0.5 special
Apr 9, 2021 May 4, 2021 Mar 16, 2021 $0.2 normal
Jan 8, 2021 Feb 2, 2021 Dec 17, 2020 $0.2 normal
Nov 30, 2020 Dec 8, 2020 Nov 17, 2020 $0.3 special
Oct 8, 2020 Nov 2, 2020 Sep 22, 2020 $0.12 normal
Jul 10, 2020 Aug 3, 2020 Jun 16, 2020 $0.12 normal
Apr 8, 2020 May 1, 2020 Mar 24, 2020 $0.12 normal
Mar 10, 2020 Apr 2, 2020 Feb 25, 2020 $0.5 special
Jan 9, 2020 Feb 3, 2020 Dec 18, 2019 $0.12 normal
Oct 10, 2019 Nov 1, 2019 Sep 17, 2019 $0.12 normal
Jul 11, 2019 Aug 2, 2019 Jun 18, 2019 $0.12 normal
Apr 11, 2019 May 3, 2019 Mar 25, 2019 $0.12 normal
Mar 20, 2019 Apr 2, 2019 Mar 11, 2019 $0.5 special
Jan 9, 2019 Feb 1, 2019 Dec 20, 2018 $0.12 normal
Oct 11, 2018 Nov 2, 2018 Sep 18, 2018 $0.12 normal
Jul 11, 2018 Aug 2, 2018 Jun 19, 2018 $0.12 normal
Apr 11, 2018 May 2, 2018 Mar 20, 2018 $0.12 normal
Mar 8, 2018 Apr 2, 2018 Feb 20, 2018 $0.5 normal
Jan 11, 2018 Feb 2, 2018 Dec 21, 2017 $0.12 normal
Oct 11, 2017 Nov 2, 2017 Sep 19, 2017 $0.12 normal
Jul 10, 2017 Aug 2, 2017 Jun 19, 2017 $0.12 normal
May 10, 2017 Jun 2, 2017 Apr 18, 2017 $0.5 special
Apr 10, 2017 May 2, 2017 Mar 20, 2017 $0.12 normal
Jan 6, 2017 Feb 2, 2017 Dec 22, 2016 $0.12 normal
Oct 6, 2016 Nov 1, 2016 Sep 20, 2016 $0.08 normal

Waterstone Financial dividend payout ratio

What is Waterstone Financial dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

Waterstone Financial's payout ratio of 138.3% is above the Financial Services sector and the industry average. If we compare it with its Financial Services sector average of 39.5%, Waterstone Financial's payout ratio is 250% higher.

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

WSBF dividend vs peer dividends

How does WSBF dividend compare to its peers' dividends
Name Dividend yield DPS Payout ratio
FFIC Flushing Financial Corp 7.35% $0.88 91.7%
WSBF Waterstone Financial Inc 5.65% $0.65 138.3%
HMST HomeStreet Inc 5.29% $0.65 N/A
ESSA ESSA Bancorp Inc 3.55% $0.6 32.4%
SSB SOUTH STATE Corp 2.6% $2.06 31.7%

Frequently asked questions

Does Waterstone Financial pay a dividend?

Yes, Waterstone Financial has been paying dividends for the last ten years.

When is Waterstone Financial's next dividend?

WSBF hasn't announced its next dividend date yet, however if we take into account its recent dividend frequency, it is likely that its next dividend will be in July 2024.

When was WSBF's last dividend?

Waterstone Financial's last regular dividend was on Apr 5, 2024 (ex-date) with the amount of $0.15 per share.

How much dividend does Waterstone Financial pay (per share)?

WSBF's annualized dividend per share is $0.65.

What is Waterstone Financial's dividend yield?

Waterstone Financial's current dividend yield is 5.61%.

How often does Waterstone Financial pay dividends?

Waterstone Financial pays four dividends per year.

What is Waterstone Financial's dividend payout ratio?

The dividend payout ratio of Waterstone Financial is 138.3%.

Does Waterstone Financial pay a good dividend?

Waterstone Financial's dividend yield is more than the Financial Services sector average.