Fly News Breaks for February 18, 2020
Feb 18, 2020 | 16:10 EDT
Stephens analyst Gordon McGuire initiated coverage of Washington Federal with an Equal Weight rating and $36 price target.
News For WAFD From the Last 2 Days
Jan 18, 2022 | 08:19 EST
DA Davidson analyst Jeff Rulis raised the firm's price target on Washington Federal to $41 from $39 but keeps a Neutral rating on the shares. The company's Q1 results showed encouraging loan growth yet disappointing expense levels, the analyst tells investors in a research note. Rulis adds however that he expects Washington Federal's growth momentum and the bank's favorable rate positioning to outstrip the current expense headwinds.
Jan 18, 2022 | 06:16 EST
Piper Sandler analyst Matthew Clark raised the firm's price target on Washington Federal to $37 from $34 and keeps a Neutral rating on the shares. The analyst increased estimates to reflect stronger loan growth and slower expense growth partly offset by much lower share buybacks.