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WBS Webster Financial PE ratio, current and historical analysis

As of Jun 14, 2024, the WBS stock has a P/E ratio of 8.09. The calculation is based on the latest EPS of $4.9 and the stock price of $39.64 per share. A decrease of 9% has been observed in the PE ratio compared to its average of 8.9 of the past four quarters.

WBS PE ratio history

How has WBS's PE ratio performed in the past

The mean historical PE ratio of Webster Financial over the last ten years is 14.98. The current 8.09 price-to-earnings ratio is 46% less than the historical average. Analyzing the last ten years, WBS's PE ratio reached its highest point in the Dec 2016 quarter at 25.01, with a price of $54.28 and an EPS of $2.17. The Mar 2020 quarter saw the lowest point at 6.72, with a price of $22.9 and an EPS of $3.41.


Webster Financial PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 44.57% in 2016

Maximum annual decrease: -38.6% in 2018

Year PE ratio Change
2023 10.34 -18.77%
2022 12.73 1.03%
2021 12.6 -29.77%
2020 17.94 36.84%
2019 13.11 1.86%
2018 12.87 -38.6%
2017 20.96 -16.19%
2016 25.01 44.57%
2015 17.3 11.68%
2014 15.49 -5.61%

WBS average PE ratio chart

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

WBS's current PE ratio is under its 3, 5 and 10-year averages.

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WBS PE vs peers

What is WBS's PE ratio compared to its peers

WBS's PE ratio is less than its peer stocks INDB and BRKL, but it is above BWFG's. Webster Financial's current PE ratio of 8.09 is less than the average of its peers, which is 8.82.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
BWFG Bankwell Financial Group Inc 6.31 $192.01M
WBS Webster Financial Corp 8.09 $6.8B
BRKL Brookline Bancorp Inc 8.76 $724.49M
INDB Independent Bank Corp 8.97 $1.97B
FNLC First Bancorp Inc 9.22 $256.58M
WASH Washington Trust Bancorp Inc 9.32 $430.79M
CAC Camden National Corp 10.32 $455.44M

Frequently asked questions

What is Webster Financial's PE ratio?

WBS's price to earnings ratio is 8.09 as of Jun 14, 2024.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Webster Financial (WBS)?

As an average over the last 3 years, WBS stock has a PE ratio of 11.91.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Webster Financial (WBS)?

As an average over the last 5 years, WBS stock has a PE ratio of 12.02.

What is the highest PE ratio for WBS?

Over the last ten years, the Dec 2016 quarter recorded the highest quarterly PE ratio at 25.01.

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

WBS's current price to earnings ratio is 46% below its 10-year historical average.

Why is Webster Financial's PE ratio so low?

A company with a lower PE ratio may indicate that the market has lower growth expectations for the company's future earnings.

How is WBS's PE ratio calculated (Webster Financial PE ratio formula)?

The P/E ratio is calculated by taking the latest stock price and dividing it by the earnings per share(EPS) for the last 12 months. As of today (Jun 14, 2024), Webster Financial's share price is $39.64. The company's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Mar 2024 is $4.9. Therefore, Webster Financial's price to earnings ratio for today is 8.09. PE RATIO(8.09) = STOCK PRICE($39.64) / TTM EPS($4.9)

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