West Corp. Company Profile (NASDAQ:WSTC)

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for West Corp. (NASDAQ:WSTC) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Rating(s), 1 Hold Rating(s), 2 Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $25.25 (14.15% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for West Corp. (NASDAQ:WSTC)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
5/6/2016William BlairReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/7/2016Morgan StanleyDowngradeEqual Weight -> Underweight$25.00 -> $22.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/28/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.DowngradeBuy -> Neutral$35.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/16/2016Barclays PLCDowngradeEqual Weight -> Underweight$22.00 -> $21.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/3/2016Deutsche Bank AGLower Price TargetBuy$30.00 -> $23.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/7/2015Citigroup Inc.Lower Price TargetBuy$39.00 -> $36.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/16/2015Robert W. BairdUpgradeNeutral -> OutperformView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
1/30/2015Royal Bank Of CanadaDowngradeOutperform -> Sector PerformView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
11/5/2014Bank of America Corp.Reiterated RatingBuy$31.00 -> $36.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
(Data available from 7/23/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for West Corp. (NASDAQ:WSTC)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallActions
8/1/2016        
5/2/2016Q1$0.71$0.75$570.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/1/2016Q415$0.74$0.75$565.58 million$568.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/2/2015Q315$0.74$0.80$575.26 million$574.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/3/2015Q215$0.75$0.75$576.96 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/5/2015Q115$0.74$0.78$565.00 million$565.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/28/2015Q414$0.72$1.15$726.82 million$716.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/3/2014Q314$0.74$0.82$704.10 million$713.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/31/2014Q214$0.70$0.73$681.88 million$691.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/23/2014Q114$0.65$0.70$661.07 million$676.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/31/2014Q413$0.72$0.75$670.00 million$687.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/28/2013Q313$0.70$0.70$684.35 million$665.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/31/2013Q2 2013$0.62$0.71$675.78 million$672.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for West Corp. (NASDAQ:WSTC)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20161$0.68$0.68$0.68
Q2 20161$0.69$0.69$0.69
Q4 20161$0.73$0.73$0.73
Q1 20171$0.72$0.72$0.72
Q2 20171$0.74$0.74$0.74
Q3 20171$0.78$0.78$0.78
Q4 20171$0.79$0.79$0.79
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for West Corp. (NASDAQ:WSTC)
Annual Dividend:$0.90
Dividend Yield:4.07%
Payout Ratio:37.04% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
31.69% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
29.70% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for West Corp. (NASDAQ:WSTC)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable DateShare
5/3/2016quarterly$0.234.09%5/12/20165/16/20165/26/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/3/2016quarterly$0.234.71%2/18/20162/22/20163/3/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/4/2015quarterly$0.233.53%11/12/201511/16/201511/25/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/5/2015quarterly$0.233.4%8/20/20158/24/20159/3/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/7/2015quarterly$0.232.94%5/14/20155/18/20155/28/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/28/2015quarterly$0.232.75%2/5/20152/9/20152/19/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/3/2014quarterly$0.232.8%11/13/201411/17/201411/26/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/1/2014quarterly$0.233.36%8/7/20148/11/20148/26/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/31/2014quarterly$0.238/7/20148/11/20148/21/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/23/2014quarterly$0.233.62%5/1/20145/5/20145/15/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/3/2014quarterly$0.234.04%2/6/20142/10/20142/20/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/30/2014$0.232/6/20142/10/20142/20/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/29/2013quarterly$0.233.84%11/6/201311/8/201311/18/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/1/2013quarterly$0.233.87%8/8/20138/12/20138/22/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for West Corp. (NASDAQ:WSTC)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionActions
5/31/2016Scott EtzlerInsiderSell10,000$21.15$211,500.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/31/2016Thomas B BarkerCEOBuy25,000$21.09$527,250.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/15/2015Gary L WestMajor ShareholderBuy14,409$19.86$286,162.74View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/7/2015Rodney J KempkesInsiderSell2,000$25.19$50,380.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/5/2015Rodney J KempkesInsiderSell2,000$25.53$51,060.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/3/2015Rodney J KempkesInsiderSell2,668$25.50$68,034.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
10/2/2015Mary E WestMajor ShareholderBuy71,555$22.18$1,587,089.90View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
9/30/2015Gary L WestMajor ShareholderBuy38,084$22.40$853,081.60View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
9/29/2015Gary L WestMajor ShareholderBuy112,592$22.44$2,526,564.48View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
9/28/2015Gary L WestMajor ShareholderBuy77,948$22.50$1,753,830.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
9/25/2015Gary L WestMajor ShareholderBuy4,655$22.50$104,737.50View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/31/2015Gregory T SlomaDirectorBuy4,000$24.07$96,280.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/26/2015Lee AdreanDirectorBuy4,000$22.86$91,440.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/26/2015Mary E WestMajor ShareholderBuy4,358$22.50$98,055.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
7/22/2015Thomas H. Lee Advisors, LlcMajor ShareholderSell165,553$30.36$5,026,189.08View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/24/2015Thomas H. Lee Advisors, LlcMajor ShareholderSell6,622,115$30.36$201,047,411.40View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/18/2015Qcp Gp Investors Ii LlcMajor ShareholderSell1,377,885$30.70$42,301,069.50View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/13/2015Gary L WestMajor ShareholderBuy95,065$30.48$2,897,581.20View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/22/2014Paul M MendlikCFOSell9,959$28.99$288,711.41View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/14/2014Paul M MendlikCFOSell7,858$27.99$219,945.42View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/1/2014Paul M MendlikCFOSell2,142$27.99$59,954.58View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/30/2014Paul M MendlikCFOSell10,000$26.99$269,900.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
4/1/2014Rodney KempkesInsiderSell2,083$23.93$49,846.19View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/3/2014Rodney KempkesInsiderSell2,083$24.72$51,491.76View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/4/2014Rodney KempkesInsiderSell2,083$22.62$47,117.46View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/3/2014Mary Westmajor shareholderBuy113,247$21.97$2,488,036.59View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
1/2/2014Rodney KempkesInsiderSell2,083$25.18$52,449.94View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/17/2013Paul MendlikCFOSell9,645$25.99$250,673.55View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/16/2013Paul MendlikCFOSell10,355$25.02$259,082.10View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for West Corp. (NASDAQ:WSTC)
DateHeadline
07/22/16 07:05 PMWest Corporation (NASDAQ:WSTC): Sell-Side Ratings and Company Earnings Glance - Engelwood Daily
07/20/16 10:11 AMSolid Performer in Focus: West Corporation (NASDAQ:WSTC) - Engelwood Daily
07/19/16 07:31 PMStock Positive on the Year: West Corporation (NASDAQ:WSTC) - TGP
07/18/16 03:15 PMWest Corporation Schedules Second Quarter 2016 Earnings Release and Conference Call - [GlobeNewswire] - OMAHA, Neb., July 18, 2016-- West Corporation, a leading provider of technology-enabled communication services, plans to announce its second quarter 2016 earnings results after market close on Monday, ...
07/18/16 04:58 AMWill West Corporation (NASDAQ:WSTC) Surprise This Quarter? - Investor Newswire
07/18/16 04:58 AMStock in Positive Territory for the Quarter: West Corporation (NASDAQ:WSTC) - Engelwood Daily
07/16/16 10:30 AMAnalyst Target and Average Rating Watch: West Corporation (NASDAQ:WSTC) - Press Telegraph
07/16/16 10:30 AMWest Corporation (NASDAQ:WSTC) Earnings Concentration and Analyst Target Watch - Engelwood Daily
07/16/16 10:30 AMIs it the Best Time to Buy West Corp (NASDAQ:WSTC)? - Street Report
07/14/16 07:34 PMWest Corporation Realized Volatility Hits Elevated Level - CML News
07/13/16 08:10 AMWest Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : WSTC-US : July 13, 2016 -
07/12/16 07:33 PMStock Down on the Year West Corporation (NASDAQ:WSTC) - Press Telegraph
07/11/16 04:49 AMStock Rating Watch and Earnings Insight for West Corporation (NASDAQ:WSTC) - Press Telegraph
07/11/16 04:49 AMStock Performance Rundown on: West Corporation (NASDAQ:WSTC) - Press Telegraph
07/09/16 10:12 AMCompany Stock Focus for West Corporation (NASDAQ:WSTC): Which Way Will Shares Head? - Press Telegraph
07/07/16 07:24 PMWest Corp (NASDAQ:WSTC) 2016 Q1 Sentiment Report - Engelwood Daily
07/06/16 04:57 AMInvestor Update: Dividend Stock With Strong Upside: West Corporation (NASDAQ:WSTC) - Telanagana Press
07/05/16 04:58 AMBroker Outlook For The Week Ahead West Corporation (NASDAQ:WSTC) - Fiscal Standard
07/02/16 06:42 PMStock Valuation in Review: West Corporation (NASDAQ:WSTC) - Telanagana Press
07/01/16 07:19 PMWest Corporation (NASDAQ:WSTC) Updated Price Targets - FTSE News
06/30/16 09:58 AMWest Corporation (NASDAQ:WSTC) Company Rating and Target Watch - Telanagana Press
06/28/16 05:12 AMNext Weeks Broker Price Targets For West Corporation (NASDAQ:WSTC) - Fiscal Standard
06/28/16 05:12 AMShares in Decline this Year West Corporation (NASDAQ:WSTC) - Press Telegraph
06/27/16 04:49 AMShare Update and Earnings Review for West Corporation (NASDAQ:WSTC) - Press Telegraph
06/26/16 06:06 PMRecently Issued Stock Ratings For West Corporation (NASDAQ:WSTC) - Fiscal Standard
06/26/16 06:06 PMStock Performance Focus on: West Corporation (NASDAQ:WSTC) - Press Telegraph
06/24/16 07:18 PMCovering the Bases on West Corporation (NASDAQ:WSTC): Where is the Stock Going? - Press Telegraph
06/21/16 04:19 PMWEST CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation o -
06/19/16 05:12 AMWest Corporation (NASDAQ:WSTC) Brokerage Rating Update - Investor Newswire
06/17/16 04:19 PMBRIEF-West Corp says completion of private offering - * West Corporation announces completion of private offering of senior notes, new term loans and revolving credit facility
06/17/16 03:29 PMWest Corporation Announces Completion of Private Offering of Senior Notes, New Term Loans and Revolving Credit Facility - [at noodls] - OMAHA, Neb., June 17, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- West Corporation (Nasdaq:WSTC), a leading provider of technology-enabled communication services, today announced the successful completion of its previously ...
06/16/16 07:30 PMWest Corporation (NASDAQ:WSTC) Current Analyst Ratings - Fiscal Standard
06/14/16 07:59 AMWest Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : WSTC-US : June 14, 2016 -
06/10/16 10:27 AMWest Corporation Announces Offering of $400 Million Senior Secured Notes - GlobeNewswire (press release)
06/09/16 07:57 PMWest Corporation (NASDAQ:WSTC) Fundamental Star Rating Report - CML News
06/09/16 04:59 PMWest Corporation Announces Pricing of $400 Million Private Placement of 4.75% Senior Secured Notes due 2021 - [at noodls] - OMAHA, Neb., June 09, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- West Corporation (Nasdaq:WSTC) today announced the pricing of $400 million in aggregate principal amount of 4.75% senior secured notes due 2021 (the 'Notes') ...
06/09/16 07:29 AMWest Corporation Announces Offering of $400 Million Senior Secured Notes - [at noodls] - OMAHA, Neb., June 09, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- West Corporation (Nasdaq:WSTC), a leading provider of technology-enabled communication services, today announced it intends to offer $400 million aggregate ...
06/08/16 07:56 PMWhat Is Mean Rating On West Corporation (NASDAQ:WSTC)? - Stocks Daily
06/08/16 10:31 AMEarnings Surprise in Focus: West Corporation (NASDAQ:WSTC) - Investor Newswire
06/03/16 01:41 PMWest Corp. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:WSTC) : June 3, 2016 -
06/02/16 07:55 PMWest Corp (WSTC) Shares Gap Up Following Insider Buying Activity - Let Me Know About This - West Corp (WSTC) Shares Gap Up Following Insider Buying ActivityLet Me Know About ThisWest Corp logo West Corp (NASDAQ:WSTC) gapped up before the market opened on Thursday following insider buying activity. The stock had previously closed at $21.63, but opened at $21.75. West Corp shares last traded at $22.00, with a volume of ...West Corp (WSTC) Files Form 4 Insider Selling : Scott Etzler Sells 10000 SharesMarket DigestReasons for Thomas Barker's Share Purchase of West Corp (NASDAQ:WSTC)'s StockFranklin IndependentThe Chairman & CEO of West Corp (NASDAQ: WSTC) is Buying SharesAnalyst RatingsStock Tick Tock -Finance Daily -News Tribuneall 11 news articles »
06/02/16 07:14 AMWest Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : WSTC-US : June 2, 2016 -
06/01/16 08:06 PM10000 Shares of Stock are sold by Insider Selling: West Corp (WSTC) Insider - Let Me Know About This - 10000 Shares of Stock are sold by Insider Selling: West Corp (WSTC) InsiderLet Me Know About ThisWest Corp logo West Corp (NASDAQ:WSTC) insider Scott Etzler sold 10,000 shares of the company's stock in a transaction on Tuesday, May 31st. The shares were sold at an average price of $21.15, for a total transaction of $211,500.00. Following the ...Reasons for Thomas Barker's Share Purchase of West Corp (NASDAQ:WSTC)'s StockFranklin IndependentWest Corporation (NASDAQ:WSTC): Price Target ProjectionsNews TribuneInsider Trading Activity - West Corporation (NASDAQ:WSTC)Finance Dailyall 10 news articles »
05/31/16 10:41 AMTech Stocks Review: West Corp (NASDAQ:WSTC), Teladoc Inc (NYSE:TDOC) - share market updates (press release) - Tech Stocks Review: West Corp (NASDAQ:WSTC), Teladoc Inc (NYSE:TDOC)share market updates (press release)Shares of West Corp (NASDAQ:WSTC) ended Friday session in green amid volatile trading. The shares closed up +0.37 points or 1.77% at $21.24 with 467,249.00 shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $20.95, the shares hit an intraday low of ...and more »
05/28/16 01:03 PMWest Corp. (WSTC) is Trading Lower on Unusual Volume for May 26 - Equities.com - West Corp. (WSTC) is Trading Lower on Unusual Volume for May 26Equities.comWest Corp. (WSTC) experienced unusually high volume on May. 26, as the stock lost 0.52% to a closing price of $20.87. The stock saw 454,088 shares trade hands over the course of the day on 4,984 trades. Given that the stock's average daily volume over ...and more »
05/27/16 01:49 PMWest Corp. (WSTC) is Trading Higher on Unusual Volume for May 24 - Equities.com - West Corp. (WSTC) is Trading Higher on Unusual Volume for May 24Equities.comWest Corp. (WSTC) experienced unusually high volume on May. 24, as the stock gained 1.34% to a closing price of $21.14. The stock saw 426,869 shares trade hands over the course of the day on 3,601 trades. Given that the stock's average daily volume ...and more »
05/04/16 11:21 AMWest Corp. :WSTC-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2016 By the Numbers -
05/03/16 11:40 PMEdited Transcript of WSTC earnings conference call or presentation 3-May-16 3:00pm GMT -
05/02/16 05:03 PMWest beats Street 1Q forecasts - [AP] - The Omaha, Nebraska-based company said it had profit of 53 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for amortization costs and stock option expense, came to 75 cents per share. The results beat Wall Street ...
05/02/16 03:30 PMWest Corporation Reports First Quarter 2016 Results - [at noodls] - OMAHA, Neb., May 02, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- West Corporation (Nasdaq:WSTC), a leading provider of technology-enabled communication services, today announced its first quarter 2016 results. ... This is ...

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About West Corp.

West Corp. logoWest Corporation (West) is a global provider of technology-enabled communication services. The Company offers a range of communication and network infrastructure solutions that helps to manage or support communications. The Company operates through four segments: Unified Communications Services, which includes collaboration services, Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) and telecom services; Safety Services, which includes 9-1-1 network services, 9-1-1 telephony systems and services, 9-1-1 solutions for enterprises and database management; Interactive Services, which includes notifications and mobility, interactive voice response (IVR) self-service, cloud contact center and professional services, and Specialized Agent Services, which includes healthcare advocacy services, cost management services and revenue generation. The Company has sales and/or operations in the United States, Canada, Europe, the Middle East, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and South America.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Computer and Technology
  • Industry: Diversified Communication Services
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: WSTC
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $22.12
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $20.97
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $21.13
  • P/E Ratio: 9.09
  • P/E Growth: 1.33
  • Market Cap: $1.83B
  • Beta: 1.45
  • Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.84 EPS
  • Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.03 EPS
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