SOURCE: Washington Federal

Washington Federal

March 28, 2011 16:46 ET

Washington Federal Declares 113th Consecutive Cash Dividend

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - March 28, 2011) - The Board of Directors of Washington Federal, Inc. (NASDAQ: WFSL), parent company of Washington Federal, today announced a quarterly cash dividend of 6 cents per share. The dividend will be payable on April 22, 2011 to common stockholders of record on April 8, 2011. This will be Washington Federal's 113th consecutive quarterly cash dividend. 

Washington Federal operates 160 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 December 31, 2010, the Company reported $13.4 billion in assets, $8.8 billion in deposits and $1.8 billion in stockholders' equity.