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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 : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.10
NYSE:WBS's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
96% of the 1592 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.23 vs. NYSE:WBS: 0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
NYSE:WBS' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.14 Max: N/A
Current: 0.1
Equity-to-Asset 0.10
NYSE:WBS's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
50% of the 1591 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.10 vs. NYSE:WBS: 0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
NYSE:WBS' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.09 Max: 0.11
Current: 0.1
0.05
0.11
Interest Coverage 3.02
NYSE:WBS's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
66% of the 1515 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. NYSE:WBS: 3.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NYSE:WBS' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 2.5 Max: 3.22
Current: 3.02
0.33
3.22
Beneish M-Score: -2.75
WACC vs ROIC
6.98%
4.45%
WACC
ROIC
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 : 6/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 31.43
NYSE:WBS's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
51% of the 1606 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 31.37 vs. NYSE:WBS: 31.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
NYSE:WBS' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -80.32  Med: 29.43 Max: 35.12
Current: 31.43
-80.32
35.12
Net Margin % 21.95
NYSE:WBS's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
55% of the 1605 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 22.70 vs. NYSE:WBS: 21.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
NYSE:WBS' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -67.18  Med: 20.75 Max: 24.05
Current: 21.95
-67.18
24.05
ROE % 8.43
NYSE:WBS's ROE % is ranked lower than
54% of the 1603 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 8.58 vs. NYSE:WBS: 8.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
NYSE:WBS' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.5  Med: 7.92 Max: 8.66
Current: 8.43
-18.5
8.66
ROA % 0.86
NYSE:WBS's ROA % is ranked lower than
55% of the 1612 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. NYSE:WBS: 0.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NYSE:WBS' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.85  Med: 0.82 Max: 0.92
Current: 0.86
-1.85
0.92
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 7.00
NYSE:WBS's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
64% of the 1354 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. NYSE:WBS: 7.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
NYSE:WBS' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.6  Med: 4.3 Max: 39.2
Current: 7
-17.6
39.2
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 4.50
NYSE:WBS's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
55% of the 1256 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. NYSE:WBS: 4.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
NYSE:WBS' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.7  Med: 5 Max: 521.7
Current: 4.5
-18.7
521.7
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 5.10
NYSE:WBS's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
56% of the 1226 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. NYSE:WBS: 5.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
NYSE:WBS' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -34.3  Med: 10.2 Max: 48.3
Current: 5.1
-34.3
48.3
GuruFocus has detected 1 Warning Sign with Webster Financial Corp $NYSE:WBS.
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Financials


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Equity & Asset
Operating Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Operating Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

Q2 2016

WBS Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Richard Pzena 1,934,946 sh (+11.07%)
Bernard Horn 117,738 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 6,000 sh (unchged)
Ken Fisher 2,534,251 sh (-0.28%)
Mariko Gordon 89,385 sh (-18.38%)
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Q3 2016

WBS Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Ken Fisher 2,554,522 sh (+0.80%)
Bernard Horn 117,738 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 6,000 sh (unchged)
Richard Pzena 1,933,810 sh (-0.06%)
Mariko Gordon 76,456 sh (-14.46%)
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Q4 2016

WBS Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Mariko Gordon 80,940 sh (+5.86%)
Mario Gabelli Sold Out
Richard Pzena 1,894,371 sh (-2.04%)
Ken Fisher 2,458,159 sh (-3.77%)
Bernard Horn 103,938 sh (-11.72%)
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Q1 2017

WBS Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Jim Simons 235,131 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 68,900 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 2,401,083 sh (-2.32%)
Richard Pzena 1,663,136 sh (-12.21%)
Mariko Gordon 68,173 sh (-15.77%)
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Preferred stocks of Webster Financial Corp

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
WBSPRE25.604.67Deposit Shs Repr 1/1000th 6 2/5% Non-Cum Perp Pfd Series -E-
WSRFP1377.006.178 1/2 % Perp Conv Pfd Shs Series -A

Business Description

Industry: Banks » Banks - Regional - US    NAICS: 522110    SIC: 6021
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Traded in other countries:WED.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Webster Financial Corp through its Webster Bank and non-banking financial services subsidiaries, delivers financial services to individuals, families and businesses throughout southern New England and eastern New York State.

With more than $24 billion in total assets, Webster Financial is a full-service provider of financial services, offering commercial and consumer banking, mortgages, and investment advisory along with trust and wealth management services in Connecticut, New York, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Pennsylvania.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 21.83
WBS's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
81% of the 1510 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 14.59 vs. WBS: 21.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
WBS' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.63  Med: 16.55 Max: 56.61
Current: 21.83
10.63
56.61
Forward PE Ratio 20.33
WBS's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
92% of the 839 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 13.93 vs. WBS: 20.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 21.83
WBS's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
81% of the 1477 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 14.63 vs. WBS: 21.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
WBS' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.66  Med: 16.27 Max: 41.77
Current: 21.83
10.66
41.77
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 16.46
WBS's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
63% of the 882 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 14.21 vs. WBS: 16.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
WBS' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.22  Med: 13.33 Max: 56.59
Current: 16.46
2.22
56.59
PB Ratio 1.84
WBS's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
82% of the 1611 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. WBS: 1.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
WBS' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 1.1 Max: 2.13
Current: 1.84
0.13
2.13
PS Ratio 4.55
WBS's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 1586 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. WBS: 4.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
WBS' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 2.83 Max: 5.22
Current: 4.55
0.37
5.22
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 9.35
WBS's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
52% of the 870 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 12.33 vs. WBS: 9.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
WBS' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 8.54 Max: 55.83
Current: 9.35
0.36
55.83
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 8.76
WBS's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
54% of the 940 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 10.82 vs. WBS: 8.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
WBS' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 7.82 Max: 103.86
Current: 8.76
0.34
103.86
EV-to-EBIT 21.17
WBS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
82% of the 1668 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 12.52 vs. WBS: 21.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
WBS' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -240.4  Med: 18 Max: 82.8
Current: 21.17
-240.4
82.8
EV-to-EBITDA 18.94
WBS's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
82% of the 1685 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 11.29 vs. WBS: 18.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
WBS' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -68.7  Med: 15.5 Max: 84.2
Current: 18.94
-68.7
84.2
PEG Ratio 5.61
WBS's PEG Ratio is ranked lower than
90% of the 811 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. WBS: 5.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
WBS' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.75  Med: 5.4 Max: 126
Current: 5.61
0.75
126
Shiller PE Ratio 106.22
WBS's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
97% of the 479 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 20.93 vs. WBS: 106.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
WBS' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.43  Med: 16.65 Max: 119.38
Current: 106.22
1.43
119.38

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 2.04
WBS's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
66% of the 2319 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.69 vs. WBS: 2.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
WBS' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 2.14 Max: 38.1
Current: 2.04
0.17
38.1
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.44
WBS's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
53% of the 1315 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.33 vs. WBS: 0.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
WBS' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.33 Max: 0.58
Current: 0.44
0.07
0.58
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 21.20
WBS's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
78% of the 768 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 vs. WBS: 21.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
WBS' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -67.5  Med: 10.4 Max: 139.6
Current: 21.2
-67.5
139.6
Forward Dividend Yield % 2.08
WBS's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
71% of the 2248 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.73 vs. WBS: 2.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 11.61
WBS's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
91% of the 2649 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 3.31 vs. WBS: 11.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
WBS' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.97  Med: 12.18 Max: 216.89
Current: 11.61
0.97
216.89
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.70
WBS's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 1042 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: -1.80 vs. WBS: -0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
WBS' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -41.9  Med: -5.6 Max: 3.1
Current: -0.7
-41.9
3.1

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 2.47
WBS's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
87% of the 1576 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. WBS: 2.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
WBS' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 1.74 Max: 3.46
Current: 2.47
0.28
3.46
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.89
WBS's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
62% of the 869 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.78 vs. WBS: 0.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
WBS' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.75 Max: 1.83
Current: 0.89
0.05
1.83
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.63
WBS's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
84% of the 1462 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. WBS: 1.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
WBS' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.99 Max: 2.96
Current: 1.63
0.16
2.96
Price-to-Graham-Number 1.55
WBS's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
88% of the 1364 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. WBS: 1.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
WBS' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 1.1 Max: 2
Current: 1.55
0.45
2
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 4.70
WBS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
62% of the 2207 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 5.95 vs. WBS: 4.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
WBS' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.2  Med: 5.2 Max: 7.6
Current: 4.7
1.2
7.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 10.37
WBS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
57% of the 890 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 11.45 vs. WBS: 10.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
WBS' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.1  Med: 15.15 Max: 152.1
Current: 10.37
-0.1
152.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,000
EPS (TTM) $ 2.29
Beta1.30
Short Percentage of Float8.29%
52-Week Range $31.29 - 57.50
Shares Outstanding (Mil)92.20

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 1,056 1,166
EPS ($) 2.47 2.75 3.10
EPS without NRI ($) 2.47 2.75 3.10
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Webster Executive Vice Chairman Joseph J. Savage to Retire May 04 2017 
Webster Financial Corporation Increases Common Dividend Apr 24 2017 
Chief Financial Officer Named for HSA Bank Apr 10 2017 
Webster Financial Corporation Announces First Quarter 2017 Earnings Release and Conference Call Apr 05 2017 
Blucora Appoints Two New Independent Directors Feb 28 2017 
Mariko Gordon Purchases Stake in Webster Financial May 17 2016 
Zeke Ashton Makes Nine New Buys in First Quarter Jun 17 2015 
Weekly CFO Buys Highlight: MS, CINF, WBS Aug 08 2011 
Webster Financial Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-K) Feb 28 2011 
Webster Financial Corp. (WBS) Chairman & Chief Executive Off James Copenhaver Smith sells 15,000 Sha Feb 17 2011 

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Edited Transcript of WBS earnings conference call or presentation 21-Apr-17 1:00pm GMT Apr 24 2017
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Webster Financial tops Street 1Q forecasts Apr 21 2017
Webster Reports 2017 First Quarter Earnings Apr 21 2017
Should You Sell Webster Financial (WBS) Before Earnings? Apr 20 2017
How Webster Financial (WBS) Stock Stands Out in a Strong Industry Apr 13 2017
Chief Financial Officer Named for HSA Bank Apr 10 2017
Webster Financial Corporation Announces First Quarter 2017 Earnings Release and Conference Call Apr 05 2017
HSA Bank Aims To Educate Consumers, Employers, Planners About HSA Benefits Mar 20 2017
Webster Raises Prime Lending Rate to 4.00 Percent Mar 15 2017
Webster Financial Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : WBS-US : March 13,... Mar 13 2017
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