SOURCE: Washington Federal Savings

March 24, 2008 16:43 ET

Washington Federal Declares 101st Consecutive Cash Dividend

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - March 24, 2008) - The Board of Directors of Washington Federal, Inc. (NASDAQ: WFSL), parent company of Washington Federal Savings, today announced a quarterly cash dividend of 21 cents per share. The dividend will be payable April 18, 2008 to common stockholders of record on April 4, 2008. This will be Washington Federal's 101st consecutive quarterly cash dividend.

Washington Federal Savings operates 146 offices in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, Nevada, Arizona, Texas and New Mexico. Established in 1917, the Company provides residential real estate loans, commercial real estate financing, consumer deposit accounts and business banking. On February 1, 2008, the Company reported $11.7 billion in assets, $6.8 billion in deposits and $1.3 billion in stockholders' equity following the close of the acquisition of First Mutual.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Cathy Cooper
    Washington Federal, Inc.
    425 Pike Street
    Seattle, WA 98101
    (206) 777-8246