SOURCE: Washington Federal Savings

March 20, 2006 17:21 ET

Washington Federal Declares 93rd Consecutive Cash Dividend

SEATTLE, WA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 20, 2006 -- The Board of Directors of Washington Federal, Inc. (NASDAQ: WFSL), parent company of Washington Federal Savings, today announced a quarterly cash dividend of 20 cents per share. The dividend will be payable April 14, 2006 to common stockholders of record on March 31, 2006.

This is Washington Federal's 93rd consecutive quarterly cash dividend.

Washington Federal Savings provides residential real estate loans, checking, money market accounts and certificates of deposit through 122 offices in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, Nevada, Arizona and Texas. Established in 1917, the Company reported $8.3 billion in assets and $5.1 billion in deposits as of December 31, 2005.

Contact Information

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