Seattle, WA (PRWEB) January 20, 2016
The Board of Directors of Washington Federal, Inc. (NASDAQ-WAFD) today announced a quarterly cash dividend of 14 cents per share, an increase of $0.01, or 7.69% from the previous quarter. The dividend will be paid on February 12, 2016 to common stockholders of record as of February 1, 2016. This will be Washington Federal’s 132nd consecutive quarterly cash dividend.
Washington Federal, Inc. is the parent company of Washington Federal, a national bank that operates 247 branches in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, Nevada, Arizona, Texas and New Mexico. Established in 1917, the bank provides consumer and commercial deposit accounts, insurance products, and financing for small to middle market businesses, commercial real estate and residential real estate, including consumer mortgages and home equity lines of credit. As of December 31, 2015, the Company reported $14.7 billion in assets, $10.6 billion in deposits and $2.0 billion in stockholders’ equity.
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