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WAFD Washington Federal

Filed: 3 May 21, 4:34pm

UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
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FORM 8-K
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CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): April 27, 2021
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WASHINGTON FEDERAL INC
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
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Washington001-3465491-1661606
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation or organization)(Commission File Number)(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
425 Pike StreetSeattleWashington98101
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)(Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code (206) 624-7930
Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of Each ClassTrading SymbolName of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, $1.00 par value per shareWAFDNASDAQ Stock Market
Depositary Shares, Each Representing a 1/40th Interest in a Share of 4.875% Fixed Rate Series A Non-Cumulative Perpetual Preferred StockWAFDPNASDAQ Stock Market






If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ☐
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is a shell company (as defined in Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act).    Yes  ☐    No  x


Item 8.01Other Events

On April 27, 2021, the Board of Directors of Washington Federal, Inc. (the "Company" or "WaFd") declared a cash dividend of $12.1875 per share on its 4.875% Fixed Rate Series A Non-Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock. This dividend equals $0.30468750 per depositary share, each representing 1/40th interest in a share of Series A Preferred Stock, which is traded on the NASDAQ under the symbol "WAFDP." The Series A Preferred Stock dividend is payable on July 15, 2021, to shareholders of record as of July 1, 2021.





SIGNATURES
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.
 
May 3, 2021WASHINGTON FEDERAL, INC.
By:/s/ VINCENT L. BEATTY
Vincent L. Beatty
Executive Vice President
and Chief Financial Officer

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