RBC Capital Has Just Reaffirmed $35.0 Target Price Per Share on Washington Federal (NASDAQ:WAFD) stock, While They’ve Also Reiterated Their Hold Rating

September 12, 2017 - By Maria Brooks

 RBC Capital Has Just Reaffirmed $35.0 Target Price Per Share on Washington Federal (NASDAQ:WAFD) stock, While They’ve Also Reiterated Their Hold Rating

Investors sentiment increased to 1 in 2016 Q4. Its up 0.01, from 0.99 in 2016Q3. It improved, as 12 investors sold Washington Federal Inc. shares while 83 reduced holdings. 38 funds opened positions while 57 raised stakes. 72.68 million shares or 0.89% less from 73.33 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.

Nuveen Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Company invested in 0.01% or 41,353 shares. Huntington State Bank accumulated 1,615 shares or 0% of the stock. Boston Advsrs Ltd invested in 239,695 shares. Ent Fincl Service Corporation holds 0% or 65 shares in its portfolio. Metropolitan Life New York stated it has 143,899 shares. Texas Permanent School Fund has invested 0.03% in Washington Federal Inc. (NASDAQ:WAFD). Ahl Prtnrs Llp stated it has 107,308 shares or 0.11% of all its holdings. Art Ltd Limited Liability Company accumulated 13,900 shares. Aqr Cap Management Ltd Liability Company holds 0.01% in Washington Federal Inc. (NASDAQ:WAFD) or 226,060 shares. Pinebridge Ltd Partnership has 0.05% invested in Washington Federal Inc. (NASDAQ:WAFD). Los Angeles Capital Mngmt & Equity accumulated 154,382 shares. Louisiana State Employees Retirement Systems holds 0.04% in Washington Federal Inc. (NASDAQ:WAFD) or 22,000 shares. Goldman Sachs Gru reported 0.01% stake. Putnam Investments Ltd Liability Company owns 113,136 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Century Management Limited Liability Corp holds 308,287 shares.

Since May 26, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 selling transactions for $686,853 activity. JOHNSON ANNA C also sold $135,450 worth of Washington Federal Inc. (NASDAQ:WAFD) shares.

Washington Federal (NASDAQ:WAFD) Rating Reaffirmed

Washington Federal (NASDAQ:WAFD) just had their share rating of a ‘Hold’ issued by research analysts at RBC Capital, who now has a $35.0 target on the $2.78 billion market cap company or a 11.46 % upside potential. This key information was disclosed to clients in a note on 7 September.

Investors sentiment increased to 1 in 2016 Q4. Its up 0.01, from 0.99 in 2016Q3. It improved, as 12 investors sold Washington Federal Inc. shares while 83 reduced holdings. 38 funds opened positions while 57 raised stakes. 72.68 million shares or 0.89% less from 73.33 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.

Nuveen Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Company invested in 0.01% or 41,353 shares. Huntington State Bank accumulated 1,615 shares or 0% of the stock. Boston Advsrs Ltd invested in 239,695 shares. Ent Fincl Service Corporation holds 0% or 65 shares in its portfolio. Metropolitan Life New York stated it has 143,899 shares. Texas Permanent School Fund has invested 0.03% in Washington Federal Inc. (NASDAQ:WAFD). Ahl Prtnrs Llp stated it has 107,308 shares or 0.11% of all its holdings. Art Ltd Limited Liability Company accumulated 13,900 shares. Aqr Cap Management Ltd Liability Company holds 0.01% in Washington Federal Inc. (NASDAQ:WAFD) or 226,060 shares. Pinebridge Ltd Partnership has 0.05% invested in Washington Federal Inc. (NASDAQ:WAFD). Los Angeles Capital Mngmt & Equity accumulated 154,382 shares. Louisiana State Employees Retirement Systems holds 0.04% in Washington Federal Inc. (NASDAQ:WAFD) or 22,000 shares. Goldman Sachs Gru reported 0.01% stake. Putnam Investments Ltd Liability Company owns 113,136 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Century Management Limited Liability Corp holds 308,287 shares.

Since May 26, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 selling transactions for $686,853 activity. JOHNSON ANNA C also sold $135,450 worth of Washington Federal Inc. (NASDAQ:WAFD) shares.

Washington Federal Inc. (NASDAQ:WAFD) Ratings Coverage

Among 3 analysts covering Washington Federal (NASDAQ:WAFD), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Washington Federal has $3500 highest and $23 lowest target. $31.75’s average target is 1.11% above currents $31.4 stock price. Washington Federal had 6 analyst reports since October 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Washington Federal Inc. (NASDAQ:WAFD) has “Hold” rating given on Monday, July 24 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray on Monday, July 10 with “Hold”. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of WAFD in report on Thursday, January 21 with “Sector Perform” rating. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, July 7 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of Washington Federal Inc. (NASDAQ:WAFD) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, September 7 by RBC Capital Markets.

About 55,060 shares traded. Washington Federal Inc. (NASDAQ:WAFD) has risen 33.59% since September 12, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 16.89% the S&P500.

Washington Federal, Inc. is a bank holding company. The company has market cap of $2.78 billion. The Firm conducts its activities through a federally insured national bank subsidiary, Washington Federal, National Association . It has a 16.44 P/E ratio. The business of the Bank consists primarily of accepting 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, commercial real estate and other income producing properties, home equity loans and business loans.

More news for Washington Federal Inc. (NASDAQ:WAFD) were recently published by: Seekingalpha.com, which released: “Community Bank Merger: Home BancShares Merging Into Washington Federal” on August 16, 2017. Finance.Yahoo.com‘s article titled: “Washington Federal (WAFD) Down 2.7% Since Earnings Report: Can It Rebound?” and published on August 18, 2017 is yet another important article.

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