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NASDAQ:CWBC

Community West Bancshares (CWBC) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$14.52
-0.09 (-0.62%)
(As of 03/1/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$14.36
$14.65
50-Day Range
$13.72
$17.49
52-Week Range
$10.38
$17.66
Volume
8,040 shs
Average Volume
14,373 shs
Market Capitalization
$128.50 million
P/E Ratio
17.93
Dividend Yield
2.20%
Price Target
$15.00

Community West Bancshares MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Buy
3.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
3.3% Upside
$15.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
1.33% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.30mentions of Community West Bancshares in the last 14 days
Based on 3 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
N/A

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

1.06 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

776th out of 871 stocks

State Commercial Banks Industry

182nd out of 184 stocks


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About Community West Bancshares Stock (NASDAQ:CWBC)

Community West Bancshares operates as the bank holding company for Community West Bank, N.A. that provides various financial products and services in California. The company offers deposit products, such as checking accounts, savings accounts, money market accounts, and fixed rate and fixed maturity certificates of deposits; and cash management products. It also provides commercial, commercial real estate, consumer, manufactured housing, and small business administration loans, as well as agricultural loans for real estate and operating lines; home equity lines of credit collateralized by residential real estate; single family real estate loans; and installment loans consisting of automobile and general-purpose loans. The company serves small to medium-sized businesses and their owners, professionals, high-net worth individuals, and non-profit organizations. Community West Bancshares was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Goleta, California.

CWBC Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
1/26/2024
Ex-Dividend for 2/29 Dividend
2/08/2024
Dividend Payable
2/29/2024
Today
3/03/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
4/26/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Sector
Finance
Industry
State commercial banks
Sub-Industry
N/A
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:CWBC
Employees
134
Year Founded
1989

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$15.00
High Stock Price Target
$15.00
Low Stock Price Target
$15.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+3.3%
Consensus Rating
Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
3.00
Research Coverage
1 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$7.32 million
Pretax Margin
24.48%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$61.39 million
Cash Flow
$1.61 per share
Book Value
$12.88 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
6,984,000
Market Cap
$128.50 million
Optionable
Not Optionable
Beta
0.68

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Martin E. PlourdMr. Martin E. Plourd (Age 65)
    President, CEO & Director
    Comp: $852.63k
  • Mr. Timothy Joseph Stronks (Age 55)
    Executive VP, COO & Chief Risk Officer of Community West Bank, National Association
    Comp: $453.8k
  • Mr. John D. Illgen (Age 79)
    Independent Director & Secretary
    Comp: $27.5k
  • Mr. William F. Filippin (Age 60)
    President & Chief Credit Officer of Community West Bank, National Association
    Comp: $513.12k
  • Mr. Richard Pimentel (Age 51)
    Executive VP & CFO
  • Michael Will
    Senior VP and Director of Legal & Asset Resolution
  • Kevin W. Moon
    Senior VP and Director of Marketing & Product Development
  • Jennifer Ofner
    Senior VP & Director of Human Resources
  • Mr. Jason Beitz
    Senior VP & Regional President
  • Mr. Brian Schwabecher
    Senior VP & Chief Banking Officer














CWBC Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Community West Bancshares stock right now?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Community West Bancshares in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" CWBC shares.
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What is Community West Bancshares' stock price target for 2024?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Community West Bancshares' shares. Their CWBC share price targets range from $15.00 to $15.00. On average, they expect the company's stock price to reach $15.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 3.3% from the stock's current price.
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How have CWBC shares performed in 2024?

Community West Bancshares' stock was trading at $17.39 at the beginning of the year. Since then, CWBC shares have decreased by 16.5% and is now trading at $14.52.
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Are investors shorting Community West Bancshares?

Community West Bancshares saw a increase in short interest during the month of February. As of February 15th, there was short interest totaling 81,600 shares, an increase of 244.3% from the January 31st total of 23,700 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 19,900 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 4.1 days. Approximately 1.3% of the shares of the stock are short sold.
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When is Community West Bancshares' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, April 26th 2024.
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How were Community West Bancshares' earnings last quarter?

Community West Bancshares (NASDAQ:CWBC) posted its quarterly earnings results on Friday, January, 26th. The financial services provider reported $0.05 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.24 by $0.19. The financial services provider had revenue of $11.02 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $11.60 million. Community West Bancshares had a net margin of 11.92% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 6.40%.

How often does Community West Bancshares pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Community West Bancshares?

Community West Bancshares declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, January 25th. Shareholders of record on Friday, February 9th will be paid a dividend of $0.08 per share on Thursday, February 29th. This represents a $0.32 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.20%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 8th.
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Is Community West Bancshares a good dividend stock?

Community West Bancshares (NASDAQ:CWBC) pays an annual dividend of $0.32 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.20%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 3 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 39.51%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%.
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What other stocks do shareholders of Community West Bancshares own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Community West Bancshares investors own include Las Vegas Sands (LVS), Energy Transfer (ET), AbbVie (ABBV), Franklin Resources (BEN), CenterPoint Energy (CNP), Dominion Energy (D), Consolidated Edison (ED), Eastman Chemical (EMN), Enbridge (ENB) and Enterprise Products Partners (EPD).

Who are Community West Bancshares' major shareholders?

Community West Bancshares' stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include PL Capital Advisors LLC (6.31%), Cutler Capital Management LLC (2.65%), The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company (1.39%), Bridgeway Capital Management LLC (1.30%), Vanguard Group Inc. (0.87%) and Buckingham Strategic Partners LLC (0.35%). Insiders that own company stock include Dana L Boutain, John D Illgen, Kirk Stovesand, Martin E Plourd, Martin E Plourd, Robert Bartlein, Suzanne Marie Chadwick, Timothy Joseph Stronks, William R Peeples and William R Peeples.
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How do I buy shares of Community West Bancshares?

Shares of CWBC stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NASDAQ:CWBC) was last updated on 3/3/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff