SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): January 15, 2013
Washington Federal, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
425 Pike Street, Seattle, Washington 98101
(Address of principal executive offices)(Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code (206) 624-7930
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Results of Operations and Financial Condition
On January 15, 2013, Washington Federal, Inc. (the "Company") announced by press release its earnings
for the quarter ended December 31, 2012. A copy of the press release is attached to this
filing as Exhibit 99.1. A copy of the December 31, 2012, Fact Sheet, which presents certain detailed
financial information about the Company, is attached as Exhibit 99.2. This information is being furnished
under Item 2.02 (Results of Operations and Financial Condition) of Form 8-K.
Regulation FD Disclosure
A copy of the December 31, 2012, Fact Sheet, which presents certain detailed financial information about
the Company, is attached as Exhibit 99.2.
Financial Statements and Exhibits
(a) Not applicable
(b) Not applicable
(c) Not applicable
(d) The following exhibits are being furnished herewith:
99.1 Press release dated January 15, 2013
99.2 Fact Sheet as of December 31, 2012
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.
Date: January 17, 2013
WASHINGTON FEDERAL, INC.
/s/ BRENT J. BEARDALL
Brent J. Beardall
Executive Vice President
and Chief Financial Officer