Washington Federal (NASDAQ:WAFD) : During the past 4 weeks, traders have been relatively bearish on Washington Federal (NASDAQ:WAFD), hence the stock is down -2.03% when compared to the S&P 500 during the same period. However, in the past 1 week, the selling of the stock is down by -0.4% relative to the S&P 500. The stock has risen by 0.87% in the past week indicating that the buyers are active at lower levels, but the stock is down -0.45% in the past 4 weeks.
The company shares have rallied 2.15% from its 1 Year high price. On Nov 23, 2015, the shares registered one year high at $26.34 and the one year low was seen on Feb 11, 2016. The 50-Day Moving Average price is $24.33 and the 200 Day Moving Average price is recorded at $22.97.
The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 0.77% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 0.31%.
Washington Federal (NASDAQ:WAFD): stock turned positive on Friday. Though the stock opened at $24.13, the bulls momentum made the stock top out at $24.36 level for the day. The stock recorded a low of $24.0378 and closed the trading day at $24.22, in the green by 1.85%. The total traded volume for the day was 627,876. The stock had closed at $23.78 in the previous days trading.
In an insider trading activity, Smith Barbara, director of Washington Federal Inc, executed a transaction worth $13,494 on February 26, 2016. A total of 625 shares were purchased at an average price of $21.59. The Insider information was divulged by the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing. The information is based on open market trades at the market prices.Option exercises are not covered.
Washington Federal, Inc., is a United States of America-based bank holding company. Its principal subsidiary is Washington Federal, National Association, which operates 182 offices in eight western states. The Company obtains its funds primarily through deposits from the general public, repayments of loans, borrowings and retained earnings. These funds are used largely to make loans to individuals and businesses, including loans for the purchase of new and existing homes, construction and land loans, commercial real estate loans, commercial and industrial loans. The Company caters to Home Loans, Personal Banking and Commercial Banking segments.