NASDAQ:CWBC

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

$17.96
-0.30 (-1.64%)
(As of 03:43 PM ET)
Today's Range
$17.80
$18.42
50-Day Range
$13.85
$19.90
52-Week Range
$12.59
$24.47
Volume
29,042 shs
Average Volume
42,965 shs
Market Capitalization
$160.02 million
P/E Ratio
9.50
Dividend Yield
2.67%
Price Target
$20.33

Community West Bancshares MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.67 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
13.2% Upside
$20.33 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
0.52% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.07mentions of Community West Bancshares in the last 14 days
Based on 16 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Acquiring Shares
$6,839 Bought Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
61.90%
From $1.68 to $2.72 Per Share

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.

3.76 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

391st out of 855 stocks

State Commercial Banks Industry

93rd out of 179 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
4/24/2024
Ex-Dividend for 5/17 Dividend
5/02/2024
Dividend Payable
5/17/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
7/18/2024
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
$20.33
High Stock Price Target
$24.00
Low Stock Price Target
$15.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+11.4%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.67
Research Coverage
3 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$25.54 million
Pretax Margin
30.92%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$46.27 million
Cash Flow
$2.86 per share
Book Value
$17.53 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
7,489,000
Market Cap
$162.68 million
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.85

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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?

3 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Community West Bancshares in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" CWBC shares.
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What is Community West Bancshares' stock price target for 2024?

3 brokerages have issued 1-year price targets for Community West Bancshares' shares. Their CWBC share price targets range from $15.00 to $24.00. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach $20.33 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 13.2% 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 on January 1st, 2024. Since then, CWBC shares have increased by 3.3% and is now trading at $17.96.
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When is Community West Bancshares' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July 18th 2024.
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How were Community West Bancshares' earnings last quarter?

Community West Bancshares (NASDAQ:CWBC) announced its quarterly earnings results on Friday, January, 26th. The financial services provider reported $0.05 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.24 by $0.19. The financial services provider earned $11.02 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $11.60 million. Community West Bancshares had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 11.58% and a net margin of 20.04%.

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

Community West Bancshares announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, April 18th. Investors of record on Friday, May 3rd will be paid a dividend of $0.12 per share on Friday, May 17th. This represents a $0.48 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.67%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 2nd. This is a positive change from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $0.08.
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Is Community West Bancshares a good dividend stock?

Community West Bancshares (NASDAQ:CWBC) pays an annual dividend of $0.48 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.72%. The company does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 25.40%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, CWBC will have a dividend payout ratio of 17.65% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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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).

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 4/24/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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