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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.50
WAFD's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
65% of the 1272 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. WAFD: 0.50 )
WAFD' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 0.87
Current: 0.5

0.01
0.87
Equity to Asset 0.14
WAFD's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
86% of the 1588 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 0.10 vs. WAFD: 0.14 )
WAFD' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 0.16
Current: 0.14

0.11
0.16
Interest Coverage 1.74
WAFD's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
75% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. WAFD: 1.74 )
WAFD' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 1.74
Current: 1.74

0.24
1.74
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 0.22
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 58.82
WAFD's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 1462 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 30.05 vs. WAFD: 58.82 )
WAFD' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 20.15   Max: 82.56
Current: 58.82

20.15
82.56
Net-margin (%) 37.68
WAFD's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1570 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 20.57 vs. WAFD: 37.68 )
WAFD' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 12.82   Max: 53.51
Current: 37.68

12.82
53.51
ROE (%) 7.82
WAFD's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1554 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 7.99 vs. WAFD: 7.82 )
WAFD' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 2.76   Max: 15.45
Current: 7.82

2.76
15.45
ROA (%) 1.16
WAFD's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1563 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 0.75 vs. WAFD: 1.16 )
WAFD' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 2.01
Current: 1.16

0.38
2.01
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 114.70
WAFD's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1437 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 78.30 vs. WAFD: 114.70 )
WAFD' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 10.46   Max: 415.82
Current: 114.7

10.46
415.82
Revenue Growth (%) -5.60
WAFD's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 1284 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. WAFD: -5.60 )
WAFD' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -5.6   Max: 13.3
Current: -5.6

-5.6
13.3
EBITDA Growth (%) 27.10
WAFD's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1124 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 vs. WAFD: 27.10 )
WAFD' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -29.4   Max: 33
Current: 27.1

-29.4
33
EPS Growth (%) 11.40
WAFD's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1103 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 9.50 vs. WAFD: 11.40 )
WAFD' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -34.5   Max: 41
Current: 11.4

-34.5
41
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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

WAFD Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Jim Simons 63,176 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 24,366 sh (+141.82%)
Paul Tudor Jones 22,800 sh (+14.57%)
Joel Greenblatt 14,402 sh (+12.84%)
Jeff Auxier 32,212 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 616,700 sh (-0.88%)
David Dreman 2,192,170 sh (-1.92%)
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Q2 2013

WAFD Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Jim Simons 114,788 sh (+81.7%)
Joel Greenblatt 18,372 sh (+27.57%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Chuck Royce 601,400 sh (-2.48%)
David Dreman 1,820,010 sh (-16.98%)
Jeff Auxier 24,826 sh (-22.93%)
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Q3 2013

WAFD Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Steven Cohen 36,285 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 45,200 sh (New)
Jim Simons 476,976 sh (+315.53%)
Jeff Auxier 24,826 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 591,900 sh (-1.58%)
Joel Greenblatt 16,783 sh (-8.65%)
David Dreman 338,324 sh (-81.41%)
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Q4 2013

WAFD Guru Trades in Q4 2013

David Dreman 386,285 sh (+14.18%)
Chuck Royce 612,900 sh (+3.55%)
Joel Greenblatt 16,796 sh (+0.08%)
Jeff Auxier 24,826 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Jim Simons 432,276 sh (-9.37%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with WAFD

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
David Dreman 2013-09-30 Reduce -81.41%0.81%$19.61 - $22.58 $ 21.983%338324
David Dreman 2013-06-30 Reduce -16.98%0.17%$16.04 - $18.88 $ 21.9828%1820010
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Add 27.57%$16.04 - $18.88 $ 21.9828%18372
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 New Buy0.01%$15.51 - $17.14 $ 21.9835%12112
Ray Dalio 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.0042%$12.39 - $14.1 $ 21.9865%0
Ray Dalio 2011-09-30 New Buy$13.1 - $17.43 $ 21.9843%21991
George Soros 2011-06-30 Sold Out $14.98 - $17.4 $ 21.9839%0
David Dreman 2011-03-31 Add 29.74%0.16%$16.69 - $18.515 $ 21.9826%2168771
Mario Gabelli 2011-03-31 Sold Out $16.69 - $18.515 $ 21.9826%0
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 14.40
WAFD's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
65% of the 1451 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 13.60 vs. WAFD: 14.40 )
WAFD' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 9.77   Max: 68.59
Current: 14.4

9.77
68.59
P/B 1.20
WAFD's P/B is ranked higher than
61% of the 1479 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. WAFD: 1.20 )
WAFD' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.55   Max: 1.97
Current: 1.2

0.55
1.97
P/S 5.60
WAFD's P/S is ranked lower than
80% of the 1638 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. WAFD: 5.60 )
WAFD' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 3.13   Max: 17.68
Current: 5.6

3.13
17.68
PFCF 15.50
WAFD's PFCF is ranked lower than
67% of the 940 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. WAFD: 15.50 )
WAFD' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 4.49   Max: 32.24
Current: 15.5

4.49
32.24
EV-to-EBIT 17.50
WAFD's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
59% of the 1447 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 15.51 vs. WAFD: 17.50 )
WAFD' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 8.4   Max: 613.5
Current: 17.5

8.4
613.5
PEG 0.50
WAFD's PEG is ranked higher than
81% of the 848 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. WAFD: 0.50 )
WAFD' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 39.45
Current: 0.5

0.33
39.45
Shiller P/E 21.30
WAFD's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
52% of the 841 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 16.71 vs. WAFD: 21.30 )
WAFD' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 6.78   Max: 23.18
Current: 21.3

6.78
23.18

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 1.80
WAFD's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
63% of the 1312 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. WAFD: 1.80 )
WAFD' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.93   Max: 6
Current: 1.8

0.93
6
Dividend Payout 0.25
WAFD's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
71% of the 1147 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 0.31 vs. WAFD: 0.25 )
WAFD' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 1.67
Current: 0.25

0.07
1.67
Dividend growth (3y) 21.60
WAFD's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
89% of the 809 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. WAFD: 21.60 )
WAFD' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -37.8   Max: 21.6
Current: 21.6

-37.8
21.6
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.10
WAFD's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1327 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 2.66 vs. WAFD: 4.10 )
WAFD' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.12   Max: 13.67
Current: 4.1

2.12
13.67
Share Buyback Rate 2.40
WAFD's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
94% of the 1170 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: -2.70 vs. WAFD: 2.40 )
WAFD' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 3.1   Max: -8.7
Current: 2.4

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 1.40
WAFD's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
62% of the 1380 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. WAFD: 1.40 )
WAFD' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.84   Max: 2.13
Current: 1.4

0.84
2.13
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.70
WAFD's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
60% of the 902 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. WAFD: 0.70 )
WAFD' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 0.98
Current: 0.7

0.41
0.98
Price/Median PS Value 0.90
WAFD's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
77% of the 1493 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. WAFD: 0.90 )
WAFD' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.54   Max: 2.58
Current: 0.9

0.54
2.58
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.60
WAFD's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
77% of the 440 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. WAFD: 0.60 )
WAFD' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 10.63
Current: 0.6

0.53
10.63
Price/Graham Number 0.90
WAFD's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
65% of the 1365 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. WAFD: 0.90 )
WAFD' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 2.03
Current: 0.9

0.68
2.03
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.70
WAFD's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
65% of the 1411 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. WAFD: 5.70 )
WAFD' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 11.9
Current: 5.7

0.2
11.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 50.87
WAFD's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1102 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 14.77 vs. WAFD: 50.87 )
WAFD' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -23.3   Max: 52.4
Current: 50.87

-23.3
52.4

Business Description

Industry: Banks » Savings & Cooperative Banks
Compare:OCN, HOME, NYCB, PBCT, HCBK » details
Traded in other countries:WAO.Germany
Washington Federal, Inc. was formed in November 1994 as a Washington Corporation. It is a non-diversified unitary savings and loan holding company that conducts its operations through a federally-insured savings association subsidiary, Washington Federal. The business of the Bank consists primarily of attracting 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 and other income producing properties, home equity loans and business loans. The main sources of funds for the Company's activities are retained earnings, loan repayments (including prepayments), net deposit inflows, repayments and sales of investments and borrowings. The Company obtains advances from the FHLB upon the security of the FHLB capital stock it owns and certain of its loans, provided certain standards related to credit worthiness have been met. It also uses reverse repurchase agreements as a form of borrowing. Under reverse repurchase agreements, the Company sells an investment security to a dealer for a period of time and agrees to buy back that security at the end of the period and pay the dealer a stated interest rate for the use of the dealer's funds. It also offers two forms of repurchase agreements to its customers. One form has an interest rate that floats like that of a money market deposit account. The other form has a fixed rate and is offered in a minimum denomination of $100,000. The primary source of income for the Company is net interest income. It chooses to rely on term certificate accounts and other deposit alternatives that have no fixed term and pay interest rates that are more responsive to market interest rates than passbook accounts.

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