SOURCE: Washington Federal

Washington Federal

June 25, 2012 17:42 ET

Washington Federal Declares $.08 Cash Dividend

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - Jun 25, 2012) - The Board of Directors of Washington Federal, Inc. (NASDAQ: WAFD), parent company of Washington Federal, today announced a quarterly cash dividend of 8 cents per share. The dividend will be payable on July 19, 2012 to common stockholders of record on July 5, 2012. This will be Washington Federal's 118th consecutive quarterly cash dividend.

Washington Federal operates 165 offices in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, Nevada, Arizona, Texas and New Mexico. Established in 1917, the Company provides consumer and commercial deposit accounts, insurance products, 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 March 31, 2012, the Company reported $13.6 billion in assets, $8.9 billion in deposits and $1.9 billion in stockholders' equity.