Company Stock Price of Washington Federal, Inc. (WAFD) Increases 1.06%

Washington Federal, Inc. s trend and data analysis indicates that the stock price has dropped -4.01% in the past 12 Weeks , but analyzing the 6 month charts for the stock , the price continues to stay positive and keep the rally at 25.56% . Looking at the past 52 week period, the stock price is up at 47.58% . Relative price strength is a important factor used by wealth management firms while investing in stocks because the indicator compares the stock performance with the overall market. The relative price strength of Washington Federal, Inc. has a positive value of 35.24 compared to overall market.Washington Federal, Inc. is having a Relative Strength Index of 49.93 which indicates the stock is not yet over sold or over bought based on the technical indicators.

Stocks of Washington Federal, Inc. (NASDAQ:WAFD) rallied by 1.06% during the past week but lost 3.46% on a 4-week basis. The company has outperformed the S&P 500 by 0.82% in the past week but underperformed the index by 4.56% in the last 4 weeks.

Company shares have received an average consensus rating of Hold for the current week Washington Federal, Inc. (NASDAQ:WAFD) : On Friday heightened volatility was witnessed in Washington Federal, Inc. (NASDAQ:WAFD) which led to swings in the share price. The stock opened for trading at $32.8 and hit $33.75 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $33.5, with a gain of 1.67% or 0.55 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 1,522,832 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $35.95 and the company has a market cap of $2,992 million. The 52-week low of the share price is at $21.63 .

Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Feb 17, 2017, Roy M Whitehead (Chairman & CEO) sold 19,500 shares at 34.06 per share price.On Nov 14, 2016, Cathy E Cooper (EVP & Retail Banking Manager) sold 3,500 shares at 29.92 per share price.On Nov 14, 2016, Mark Alan Schoonover (Chief Credit Officer) sold 18,500 shares at 29.75 per share price.

Washington Federal, Inc. is a non-diversified unitary savings and loan holding company. The business of Washington Federal consists primarily of attracting savings deposits from the general public and investing these funds in loans secured by first mortgage liens on single-family dwellings, including loans for the construction of such dwellings, and to a significantly lesser extent, on commercial property and multi-family dwellings. It also originates other types of loans for its portfolio and invests in certain United States Government and agency obligations.

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