Webster Financial Corporation

NYSE:WBS Stock Report

Mkt Cap: US$8.1b

Webster Financial Dividend

What is Webster Financial current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score

5/6

Dividend Score 5/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage


3.44%

Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Webster Financial Dividend Yield vs Market
How does WBS dividend yield compare to the market?
SegmentDividend Yield
Company (WBS)3.4%
Market Bottom 25% (US)1.5%
Market Top 25% (US)4.3%
Industry Average (Banks)3.1%
Analyst forecast in 3 Years (WBS)3.6%

Notable Dividend: WBS's dividend (3.37%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.54%).

High Dividend: WBS's dividend (3.37%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.28%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

How stable has Webster Financial's dividend per share been in the past?
MonthDividend Per Share (annual)Avg. Yield (%)
12/31/20241.688
12/31/20231.649
1/23/20231.63.44
10/27/20221.63.23
7/20/20221.63.37
1/18/20221.63.12
10/26/20211.62.8
7/19/20211.63.13
4/21/20211.62.95
4/19/20211.63.09
10/27/20201.63.46
10/22/20201.64.91
4/21/20201.65.88
1/28/20201.65.36
10/29/20191.63.2
7/22/20191.63.44
4/22/20191.63.31
1/29/20191.322.43
10/23/20181.322.41
7/23/20181.322.08
4/23/20181.322.05
1/30/20181.041.86
10/24/20171.041.86
7/24/20171.042.08
4/24/20171.042.02
1/31/201711.92
10/25/201612.02
7/25/201612.66
4/25/201612.78
1/26/20160.922.64
10/27/20150.922.49
7/27/20150.922.53
4/20/20150.922.4
1/27/20150.82.29
10/28/20140.82.54
7/28/20140.82.74
4/21/20140.82.63
1/28/20140.61.96
10/29/20130.62.03
7/29/20130.62.26
4/22/20130.62.45
1/30/20130.41.73
10/22/20120.41.88
7/23/20120.41.8
4/23/20120.41.9

Stable Dividend: WBS's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: WBS's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (47.7%), WBS's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: WBS's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (23.4% payout ratio).


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