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Waterstone Financial (WSBF) Company Profile

Updated Nov 1, 2019
Waterstone Financial has the following business profile:
Company's Full Name:Waterstone Financial, Inc.
Short Name:Waterstone Financial
Trading Ticker Symbol:WSBF
Primary Exchange:NASDAQ
Headquarter City/Country:Wisconsin, WI
Primary Industry Sector:Finance
Seconday Sub-sector:Savings Institutions
Main Business Areas: Finance, Savings Institutions, Financial Services, Savings & Cooperative Banks
Dividend Payments:Dividend History

Market and Trading Information for Waterstone Financial

The following details were available for trading and market data about the stock of Waterstone Financial as of writing:
Current Share Price:$18.72
Previous Year's Closing Price:$16.76
Percentage Price Change (YTD):11.69%
Market Cap:$508.19 million
52-week Price Range:$15.55 - $18.75
Dividend Per Share:$0.48
EPS (TTM):1.24
Price-Earnings (Trailing):15.16
Price-Earnings (Forward):16

Company Profile and Business Description for Waterstone Financial

Waterstone Financial, Inc. is the holding company of WaterStone Bank SSB (WaterStone Bank). WaterStone Bank is a community bank. The Company operates in two segments: community banking and mortgage banking. The community banking segment provides consumer and business banking products and services. Its consumer products include loan products, deposit products, and personal investment services. Its business banking products include loans for working capital, inventory and general corporate use, commercial real estate construction loans, and deposit accounts. The mortgage banking segment, which is conducted through Waterstone Mortgage Corporation, consists of originating residential mortgage loans primarily for sale in the secondary market. As of December 31, 2015, WaterStone Bank conducted its community banking business from 11 banking offices located in Milwaukee, Washington and Waukesha Counties, Wisconsin, as well as a loan production office in Minneapolis, Minnesota. WaterStone Bank funds its loan production primarily with retail deposits and Federal Home Loan Bank advances.

Lending Activities

The Bank's lending activity is originating one-to four-family and multi-family residential real estate loans for retention in its portfolio. The Bank also offers home equity loans and lines of credit, construction and land loans, commercial real estate and commercial business loans, and consumer loans. As of December 31, 2015, the Bank's net loans were $1,098.75 million.

Investment Activities

The Bank's investment securities portfolio includes Mortgage-backed securities, Collateralized mortgage obligations, Government sponsored enterprise bonds, Municipal obligations, Other debt securities and Certificates of deposit. As of December 31, 2015, the Bank's total securities available for sale were $267.87 million.

Sources of Funds

The Bank's primary source of funds for use in lending and investment activities are deposits. Its deposit offerings include certificates of deposit, money market savings accounts, transaction deposit accounts, non-interest bearing demand accounts and individual retirement accounts. As of December 31, 2015, the Bank's total deposits were $893.36 million.

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