SOURCE: Washington Federal Savings

June 30, 2008 16:45 ET

Washington Federal Declares 102nd Consecutive Cash Dividend

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - June 30, 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 July 25, 2008 to common stockholders of record on July 11, 2008. This will be Washington Federal's 102nd 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. The Company reported $11.7 billion in assets, $7.1 billion in deposits and $1.4 billion in stockholders' equity as of March 31, 2008.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Cathy Cooper
    (206) 777-8246

    Washington Federal, Inc.
    425 Pike Street
    Seattle, WA 98101