Washington Trust Cash/Share

Cash/Share of Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc.

7.23
Cash per share is a company's cash on hand divided by the company's shares outstanding.

Cash per share, sometimes called the cash share ratio, is the total cash per share. Cash on hand is reported on the balance sheet. Cash per share is calculated by dividing cash on hand by the total number of shares. Cash per share is the percentage of a firm's share price that is immediately accessible for spending. Cash per share consists of cash and short-term investments. It is money that a firm has on hand and does not come from borrowing or financing activities.

When a firm has a high cash per share, significant percentage of its assets is in a very liquid form. This can indicate economic uncertainty and unwillingness to invest given the current economic climate. High levels of cash per share can indicate that a firm is performing well and is able to reinvest in itself but high cash per share does not always indicate overall financial strength.


About Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc.

Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for The Washington Trust Company that offers various banking and financial products and services to individuals and businesses. The company operates in two segments, Commercial Banking and Wealth Management Services. The Commercial Banking segment offers deposit accounts, including interest-bearing checking, noninterest-bearing checking, savings, money market, and retirement deposit accounts; and certificates of deposit, as well as debit card, ATM, telephone banking, Internet banking, mobile banking, remote deposit capture, and cash management services. This segment also provides various commercial and retail lending products, which include commercial real estate loans consisting of commercial mortgages, and construction and development loans; commercial and industrial loans; residential real estate loans; and consumer loans comprising home equity loans and lines of credit, personal installment loans, and loans to individuals secured by general aviation aircraft. The Wealth Management Services segment provides investment management; financial planning; personal trust and estate services, including services as trustee, personal representative, custodian, and guardian; and settlement of decedents' estates, as well as institutional trust services, such as custody and fiduciary services. This segment serves personal and institutional clients, and mutual funds. The company also operates as a licensed broker-dealer that markets investment programs, including mutual funds and variable annuities. As of December 31, 2016, it had 10 branch offices located in southern Rhode Island; 10 branch offices located in the greater Providence area in Rhode Island; and 1 branch office located in southeastern Connecticut. The company was founded in 1800 and is headquartered in Westerly, Rhode Island.

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