WBS Webster Financial

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  • WBS
  • Price as of: Dec 19, 05:25 PM EST
  • $32.40
  • -$0.24
  • -0.7%
  • Industry
  • Regional - northeast banks
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WBS Stock Dividend Data

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  • Dividend Yield
    2.47% Financial Average 4.19%
  • Annual Payout
    $0.80 Paid Quarterly
  • Payout Ratio
    38.5% EPS $2.08
  • Dividend Growth
    3 yrs Since 2011
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Growth History

WBS Dividend Growth History

Annualized Growth
1994-2012
Annualized Growth
1994-2004
Annualized Growth
2004-2008
Annualized Growth
2008-2012
Annualized Growth
Last 5 Yrs
Annualized Growth
Last 3 Yrs
Annual
Growth
2012
Consecutive
Years of
Increases
Reveal More Dividend Growth History for WBS 139.6% 57.1% 3 years
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Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

WBS Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

Payout Amount Calendar Year Annual Growth
$0.5500 2013 57.1%
$0.3500 2012 118.8%
Historical Dividend Data

WBS Dividend History

Payout Amount Declared Date Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Pay Date ▼ Qualified Dividend? Payout Type Frequency
$0.2000 2014-10-28 2014-11-06 2014-11-11 2014-11-25 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2000 2014-07-28 2014-08-07 2014-08-11 2014-08-25 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2000 2014-04-21 2014-05-01 2014-05-05 2014-05-19 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1500 2014-01-28 2014-02-07 2014-02-11 2014-02-25 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1500 2013-10-29 2013-11-07 2013-11-12 2013-11-26 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1500 2013-07-29 2013-08-08 2013-08-12 2013-08-26 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1500 2013-04-22 2013-05-02 2013-05-06 2013-05-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2013-01-29 2013-02-08 2013-02-12 2013-02-26 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2012-10-22 2012-11-01 2012-11-05 2012-11-19 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2012-07-23 2012-08-02 2012-08-06 2012-08-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2012-04-23 2012-05-03 2012-05-07 2012-05-21 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0500 2012-01-23 2012-02-02 2012-02-06 2012-02-21 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0500 2011-10-24 2011-11-03 2011-11-07 2011-11-21 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0500 2011-07-26 2011-08-04 2011-08-08 2011-08-22 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0500 2011-04-26 2011-05-05 2011-05-09 2011-05-23 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0100 2011-01-24 2011-02-03 2011-02-07 2011-02-22 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0100 2010-10-26 2010-11-04 2010-11-08 2010-11-22 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0100 2010-07-19 2010-07-29 2010-08-02 2010-08-16 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0100 2010-04-19 2010-04-29 2010-05-03 2010-05-17 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0100 2010-01-25 2010-02-04 2010-02-08 2010-02-22 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0100 2009-10-19 2009-10-29 2009-11-02 2009-11-16 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0100 2009-07-20 2009-07-30 2009-08-03 2009-08-17 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0100 2009-04-20 2009-04-30 2009-05-04 2009-05-18 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0100 2009-01-22 2009-02-03 2009-02-05 2009-02-19 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3000 2008-10-20 2008-10-30 2008-11-03 2008-11-17 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3000 2008-07-22 2008-07-31 2008-08-04 2008-08-18 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3000 2008-04-22 2008-05-01 2008-05-05 2008-05-19 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3000 2008-01-30 2008-02-11 2008-02-13 2008-02-27 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3000 2007-10-22 2007-11-01 2007-11-05 2007-11-19 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3000 2007-07-24 2007-08-02 2007-08-06 2007-08-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3000 2007-04-18 2007-04-30 2007-05-02 2007-05-16 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2700 2007-01-29 2007-02-08 2007-02-12 2007-02-26 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2700 2006-10-23 2006-11-02 2006-11-06 2006-11-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2700 2006-07-24 2006-08-03 2006-08-07 2006-08-21 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2700 2006-04-17 2006-04-27 2006-05-01 2006-05-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2500 2006-01-23 2006-02-02 2006-02-06 2006-02-21 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2500 2005-10-17 2005-10-27 2005-10-31 2005-11-14 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2500 2005-07-26 2005-08-04 2005-08-08 2005-08-22 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2500 2005-04-18 2005-04-28 2005-05-02 2005-05-16 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2300 2005-02-01 2005-02-10 2005-02-14 2005-02-28 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2300 2004-10-19 2004-10-28 2004-11-01 2004-11-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2300 2004-07-20 2004-07-29 2004-08-02 2004-08-16 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2300 2004-04-20 2004-04-29 2004-05-03 2004-05-17 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2100 2004-01-27 2004-02-05 2004-02-09 2004-02-23 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2100 2003-10-20 2003-10-30 2003-11-03 2003-11-17 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2100 2003-07-22 2003-07-31 2003-08-04 2003-08-18 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2100 2003-04-22 2003-05-01 2003-05-05 2003-05-19 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1900 2003-01-29 2003-02-06 2003-02-10 2003-02-24 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1900 2002-10-22 2002-10-31 2002-11-04 2002-11-18 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1900 2002-07-23 2002-08-01 2002-08-05 2002-08-19 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1900 2002-04-23 2002-05-02 2002-05-06 2002-05-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1700 2002-01-23 2002-02-01 2002-02-05 2002-02-19 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1700 2001-10-23 2001-11-01 2001-11-05 2001-11-19 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1700 2001-07-24 2001-08-02 2001-08-06 2001-08-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1700 2001-04-24 2001-05-03 2001-05-07 2001-05-21 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1600 2001-01-23 2001-02-01 2001-02-05 2001-02-19 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1600 2000-10-24 2000-11-02 2000-11-06 2000-11-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1600 2000-08-01 2000-08-10 2000-08-14 2000-08-28 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1600 2000-04-19 2000-04-28 2000-05-02 2000-06-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1400 2000-01-19 2000-01-28 2000-02-01 2000-02-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1200 1999-10-20 1999-10-28 1999-11-01 1999-11-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1200 1999-07-21 1999-07-29 1999-08-02 1999-08-16 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1200 1999-04-22 1999-05-04 1999-05-06 1999-05-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1100 1999-01-26 1999-02-04 1999-02-08 1999-02-22 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1100 1998-10-21 1998-10-29 1998-11-02 1998-11-16 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1100 1998-07-20 1998-07-30 1998-08-03 1998-08-17 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1100 1998-04-21 1998-04-30 1998-05-04 1998-05-18 Unknown Regular Quarter
2-for-1 1998-03-17 1998-04-15 1998-04-06 1998-04-14 NM Stock Split NM
$0.1000 1998-01-29 1998-02-05 1998-02-09 1998-02-23 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1000 1997-10-28 1997-10-29 1997-10-31 1997-11-14 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1000 1997-07-02 1997-07-03 1997-07-07 1997-08-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1000 1997-04-17 1997-04-30 1997-05-02 1997-05-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0900 1997-01-21 1997-01-23 1997-01-24 1997-02-14 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0900 1996-10-22 1996-10-30 1996-11-01 1996-11-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0900 1996-07-23 1996-07-31 1996-08-02 1996-08-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0800 1996-04-23 1996-05-01 1996-05-03 1996-05-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0800 1996-01-25 1996-01-31 1996-02-02 1996-02-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0800 1995-10-19 1995-10-26 1995-10-30 1995-11-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0800 1995-07-24 1995-08-02 1995-08-04 1995-08-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0800 1995-04-24 1995-05-01 1995-05-05 1995-05-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0800 1995-01-23 1995-02-02 1995-02-08 1995-02-17 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0650 1994-10-25 1994-10-31 1994-11-04 1994-11-16 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0650 1994-07-26 1994-08-01 1994-08-05 1994-08-16 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0650 1994-04-25 1994-05-02 1994-05-06 1994-05-17 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0650 1994-01-25 1994-01-31 1994-02-04 1994-02-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0650 1993-10-19 1993-11-01 1993-11-05 1993-11-16 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0650 1993-07-20 1993-08-02 1993-08-06 1993-08-17 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0650 1993-04-26 1993-05-03 1993-05-07 1993-05-17 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0650 1993-01-28 1993-02-01 1993-02-05 1993-02-16 Unknown Regular Quarter
Company Profile

WBS Company Profile

Exchange: NYSE
Sector: Financial

Webster Financial- (WBS)- is the holding company for Webster Bank, National Association. With $17.2 billion in assets, Webster provides business and consumer banking, mortgage, insurance, financial planning, trust and investment services through 181 banking offices, 484 ATMs, telephone banking and the Internet. Webster Bank owns the asset-based lending firm Webster Business Credit Corporation, the insurance premium finance company Budget Installment Corp., Center Capital Corporation, an equipment finance company headquartered in Farmington, Connecticut and provides health savings account trustee and administrative services through HSA Bank, Member FDIC and equal housing lender.

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News

Webster Financial News

  • After a rocky couple of trading sessions seen in the past few weeks, earnings season seems to have brought some stability to the Street this week....
  • Webster Financial Q3 Profits Rise; Matches Estimates (WBS)

    On Friday, Webster Financial Corporation (WBS) reported slightly higher earnings for its third quarter. The Waterbury, CT-based company reported third quarter earnings of $44.7 million, or 49 cents per share, up slightly from $44.4 million, or 48 cents per share, a year ago. On average, analysts expected to see earnings of 49 cents per share. The company reported that its combined growth in commercial and commercial real estate loans were $828.4 million, or 14%, compared to loan growth of $750.3 million, or 6%, a year ago. James C. Smith, chairman and CEO of WBS, noted: "Robust commercial loan growth, favorable asset quality trends, and continued tight expense control combined to produce solid operating results for the quarter despite the sharp slowdown in residential mortgage refinance activity." "Notable milestones in the quarter included record net interest income once again and stellar performance in our health savings account business whose footings crossed $2 billion. Looking ahead, our strong commercial loan pipeline bodes well for the region's economic recovery and future performance." Webster Financial shares were mostly flat during pre-market trading Friday. The stock is up 26% YTD.

    The Bottom Line

    Shares of Webster Financial Corporation (WBS) have a 2.33% yield based on Thursday's closing price of $25.79. Webster Financial Corporation (WBS) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.2 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.
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  • Webster Financial Upgraded to "Buy" at Sterne Agee (WBS)

    Sterne Agee reported on Tuesday that it has raised its rating on Webster Financial Corporation (WBS) . The firm has upgraded WBS from "Neutral" to "Buy" and has given the company a $28 price target. This price target suggests an 11% upside from the stock's current price of of $25.01. Analysts have upgraded WBS as the company has opportunity to reduce costs. Webster Financial shares were mostly flat during Tuesday morning trading. The stock is up 23% YTD.

    The Bottom Line

    Shares of Webster Financial Corporation (WBS) have a 2.38% yield based on Monday's closing price of $25.16. Webster Financial Corporation (WBS) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.2 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.
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  • Webster Financial Q2 Profit Rises 8%, Matching Expectations; Revenue Misses (WBS)

    Financial services company Webster Financial Corporation (WBS) reported before the bell on Friday that it saw a 8% increase in second quarter income on higher net interest income and reduced expenses. Earnings were in-line with Wall Street estimates. The Waterbury, Connecticut-based company posted a second quarter net income of $43.7 million, or 48 cents per share, up about 8% from $40.6 million, or 44 cents per share, a year ago. According to analysts polled by Thomson Reuters, the company was expected to earn 48 cents per share in the quarter. Webster Financial, which is the holding company for Webster Bank, said its net internet income was $146.06 million for the quarter compared to $144.38 million last year. Total non-interest income increase to $52.25 million from $47.35 million last year. Analysts were expecting the company to deliver higher revenue of $147.84 million. The company noted that its strong quarter was due to higher loan originations, strong revenue growth, improved asset quality, and increased gains in operating efficiency. James Smith, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Webster Financial, said, "Core revenue growth exceeded 5% as net interest income reached its highest level ever, and expenses declined year over year. Looking ahead, our loan pipeline remains strong and is a positive indicator for the region's economic prospects." Webster Financial shares were inactive during pre-market trading on Friday. The stock is up 28.61% year-to-date. The Bottom Line Shares of Webster Financial (WBS) have a dividend yield of 2.27% based on last night's closing price of $26.43 and the company's annualized dividend payout of 60 cents per share. Webster Financial Corporation (WBS) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.2 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.
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  • Sterne Agee Downgrades Webster Financial to "Neutral" (WBS)

    Sterne Agee reported on Monday that it has downgraded financial services company Webster Financial Corporation (WBS) . The firm has lowered its rating on WBS from "Buy" to "Neutral." The stock has already passed the firm's previous $25 price target. Webster Financial shares were down 16 cents, or 0.60% during Monday morning trading. The stock is up 30% YTD. The Bottom Line Shares of Webster Financial Corporation (WBS) have a 2.24% yield, based on Friday's closing price of $26.82. Webster Financial Corporation (WBS) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.2 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.
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