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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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Washington






001-34654





91-1661606






(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation or organization)





(Commission File Number)





(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)









425 Pike Street







Seattle







Washington







98101







(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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Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):

















Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

















Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

















Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

















Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))










Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:





































































Title of Each Class




Trading Symbol




Name of each exchange on which registered




Common Stock, $1.00 par value per share






WAFD






NASDAQ Stock Market





Depositary Shares, Each Representing a 1/40th Interest in a Share of 4.875% Fixed Rate Series A Non-Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock






WAFDP






NASDAQ 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


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Item 8.01



Other 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, 2021






WASHINGTON FEDERAL, INC.











By:




/s/ VINCENT L. BEATTY









Vincent L. Beatty









Executive Vice President


and Chief Financial Officer













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