Westamerica Bancorporation Company Profile (NASDAQ:WABC)

About Westamerica Bancorporation

Westamerica Bancorporation logoWestamerica Bancorporation is a bank holding company. The Company provides a range of banking services to individual and corporate customers in Northern and Central California through its subsidiary bank, Westamerica Bank. The communities served are located in Northern and Central California, from Mendocino, Lake and Nevada Counties in the north to Kern County in the south. It provides a range of loans, including commercial loans, commercial real estate loans, construction loans, residential real estate loans, and consumer installment and other loans. It maintains a securities portfolio consisting of securities issued by the United States Treasury, United States Government sponsored entities, agency and non-agency mortgage backed securities (MBS), non-agency commercial MBS, agency residential collateralized mortgage obligations (CMO), non-agency residential CMO, obligations of states and political subdivisions, asset-backed securities, corporate securities and other securities.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Regional - Pacific Banks
  • Sub-Industry: Regional Banks
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: WABC
  • CUSIP: 95709010
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $57.92
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $58.63
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $54.58
  • 52-Week Range: $25,906,000.00 - $43.06
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 25.29
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 22.71
  • P/E Growth: 8.38
  • Market Cap: $1.50B
  • Outstanding Shares: 25,906,000
  • Beta: 1.01
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 32.58%
  • Return on Equity: 10.60%
  • Return on Assets: 1.12%
Debt:
  • Current Ratio: 0.38%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.38%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Westamerica Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WABC) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings
Consensus Rating:Sell (Score: 1.00)
Consensus Price Target: $44.00 (24.03% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Westamerica Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WABC)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
7/22/2016Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsDowngradeMarket Perform -> Underperform$44.00View Rating Details
5/23/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingSellView Rating Details
2/17/2016Sandler O'NeillDowngradeHold -> SellView Rating Details
1/25/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaLower Price TargetSector Perform$47.00 -> $45.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/19/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Westamerica Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WABC)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
4/19/2017        
1/19/2017Q4 2016$0.56$0.56$46.45 million$47.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/20/2016Q3$0.56$0.61ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/21/2016Q2$0.57$0.57ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/21/2016Q1$0.56$0.56$47.58 million$48.18 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/21/2016Q4$0.59$0.57$48.67 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/14/2015Q3$0.58$0.58$49.38 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/15/2015Q2$0.58$0.58$48.50 million$49.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/15/2015Q1 15$0.57$0.57$49.02 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/15/2015Q4 14$0.57$0.58$50.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/15/2014Q3$0.58$0.58$50.23 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/15/2014Q2 14$0.58$0.58$52.21 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/15/2014Q1 14$0.58$0.58$52.66 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/16/2014Q413$0.61$0.60$53.38 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/16/2013Q313$0.63$0.63$54.28 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/16/2013Q2 2013$0.64$0.64$56.01 million$56.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/16/2013Q1 2013$0.64$0.64$56.97 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/17/2013Q4 2012$0.70$0.70$61.01 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/17/2012$0.73$0.73ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/16/2012$0.76$0.75ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/17/2012$0.75$0.75ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/19/2012$0.80$0.77ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Westamerica Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WABC)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.31 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.55 EPS

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Westamerica Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WABC)
Annual Dividend:$1.56
Dividend Yield:2.69%
Dividend Growth:1.50% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:67.83% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
67.53% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
61.18% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:4 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for Westamerica Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WABC)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
1/26/2017quarterly$0.392.71%2/2/20172/6/20172/17/2017
10/27/2016quarterly$0.393.18%11/3/201611/7/201611/18/2016
7/28/2016quarterly$0.393.32%8/4/20168/8/20168/19/2016
4/28/2016quarterly$0.393.2%5/5/20165/9/20165/20/2016
1/28/2016quarterly$0.393.58%2/4/20162/8/20162/19/2016
10/22/2015quarterly$0.393.47%10/29/201511/2/201511/13/2015
7/23/2015quarterly$0.383.06%7/30/20158/3/20158/14/2015
4/23/2015quarterly$0.383.48%4/30/20155/4/20155/15/2015
1/22/2015quarterly$0.383.52%1/29/20152/2/20152/13/2015
10/23/2014quarterly$0.383.26%10/30/201411/3/201411/14/2014
7/24/2014quarterly$0.383.09%7/31/20148/4/20148/15/2014
4/24/2014quarterly$0.382.96%5/1/20145/5/20145/16/2014
1/23/2014quarterly$0.382.91%1/30/20142/3/20142/14/2014
10/24/2013quarterly$0.382.85%10/31/201311/4/201311/15/2013
7/26/2013quarterly$0.373.05%8/1/20138/5/20138/16/2013
4/25/2013quarterly$0.373.46%5/2/20135/6/20135/17/2013
1/24/2013quarterly$0.373.36%1/31/20132/4/20132/15/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Westamerica Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WABC)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 6.10%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 82.34%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
2/3/2017James J SchneckVPSell6,500$56.03$364,195.00View SEC Filing  
2/1/2017John A ThorsonCFOSell9,167$56.73$520,043.91View SEC Filing  
1/30/2017David L RobinsonSVPSell9,200$56.67$521,364.00View SEC Filing  
1/25/2017David L RobinsonSVPSell22,100$57.06$1,261,026.00View SEC Filing  
1/25/2017John A ThorsonCFOSell51,800$57.05$2,955,190.00View SEC Filing  
1/23/2017Dennis R HansenSVPSell121,112$56.39$6,829,505.68View SEC Filing  
10/24/2016James J SchneckVPSell5,900$49.49$291,991.00View SEC Filing  
4/29/2016John A ThorsonCFOSell1,397$48.72$68,061.84View SEC Filing  
4/26/2016David L RobinsonSVPSell91,427$50.21$4,590,549.67View SEC Filing  
4/26/2016John A ThorsonCFOSell34,558$50.19$1,734,466.02View SEC Filing  
4/25/2016Dennis R HansenSVPSell1,220$50.22$61,268.40View SEC Filing  
7/22/2015John A ThorsonCFOSell21,700$51.50$1,117,550.00View SEC Filing  
4/20/2015Dennis R HansenSVPSell1,163$44.63$51,904.69View SEC Filing  
4/17/2015David L RobinsonSVPSell1,510$44.08$66,560.80View SEC Filing  
4/17/2015John A ThorsonCFOSell1,202$43.89$52,755.78View SEC Filing  
4/30/2014John ThorsonCFOSell1,036$50.41$52,224.76View SEC Filing  
4/24/2014Dennis HansenSVPSell1,052$52.00$54,704.00View SEC Filing  
4/17/2014David RobinsonSVPSell1,480$51.79$76,649.20View SEC Filing  
1/22/2014John ThorsonCFOSell5,000$54.00$270,000.00View SEC Filing  
1/21/2014David PayneCEOSell128,856$53.33$6,871,890.48View SEC Filing  
10/31/2013David L PayneCEOSell27,978$52.30$1,463,249.40View SEC Filing  
10/30/2013Jennifer J FingerSVPSell2,100$53.59$112,539.00View SEC Filing  
10/25/2013John A ThorsonCFOSell22,204$53.05$1,177,922.20View SEC Filing  
10/24/2013David L RobinsonSVPSell13,000$53.00$689,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/23/2013David L RobinsonSVPSell5,700$53.00$302,100.00View SEC Filing  
10/22/2013Dennis R HansenSVPSell8,790$52.47$461,211.30View SEC Filing  
10/21/2013Jennifer J FingerSVPSell17,300$52.71$911,883.00View SEC Filing  
10/18/2013David L RobinsonSVPSell8,790$51.80$455,322.00View SEC Filing  
10/18/2013James J SchneckVPSell6,740$51.65$348,121.00View SEC Filing  
10/18/2013John A ThorsonCFOSell10,830$51.24$554,929.20View SEC Filing  
7/25/2013Russell W RizzardiSVPSell7,466$49.02$365,983.32View SEC Filing  
7/24/2013Jennifer J FingerSVPSell11,600$48.74$565,384.00View SEC Filing  
7/19/2013John A ThorsonCFOSell21,600$47.91$1,034,856.00View SEC Filing  
7/18/2013Jennifer J FingerSVPSell10,000$48.16$481,600.00View SEC Filing  
5/1/2013John A ThorsonCFOSell1,034$42.30$43,738.20View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Westamerica Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WABC)
DateHeadline
News IconSVP/Banking Division Manager of Westamerica Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WABC), Robinson David L, sells 9,200 shares worth $521,331 (NASDAQ:WABC)
empowerednews.net - February 3 at 6:41 AM
4-traders.com logoWESTAMERICA BANCORPORATION : ex-dividend day (NASDAQ:WABC)
www.4-traders.com - February 3 at 6:41 AM
News IconSADIF Analytics releases new summary due diligence report for Westamerica Bancorp ($WABC). (NASDAQ:WABC)
reports.pr-inside.com - February 2 at 6:41 AM
nasdaq.com logoWestAmerica Bancorporation Enters Oversold Territory (NASDAQ:WABC)
www.nasdaq.com - January 30 at 4:18 PM
feeds.benzinga.com logoWestamerica Bancorporation Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend (NASDAQ:WABC)
feeds.benzinga.com - January 26 at 12:11 PM
capitalcube.com logoWestamerica Bancorp :WABC-US: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2016 By the Numbers : January 23, 2017 (NASDAQ:WABC)
www.capitalcube.com - January 24 at 2:42 AM
4-traders.com logoWestamerica Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WABC) Files An 8-K Results of Operations and Financial Condition (NASDAQ:WABC)
www.4-traders.com - January 20 at 6:02 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoWestamerica Bancorporation Reports Fourth Quarter 2016 Financial Results (NASDAQ:WABC)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 19 at 9:04 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logo11:01 am Westamerica Banc reports EPS in-line, beats on revs (NASDAQ:WABC)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 19 at 9:04 PM
nasdaq.com logoWestamerica Bancorp Bottom Line Falls 1% In Q4 (NASDAQ:WABC)
www.nasdaq.com - January 19 at 4:04 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoWestamerica posts 4Q profit (NASDAQ:WABC)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - January 19 at 4:04 PM
capitalcube.com logoETFs with exposure to Westamerica Bancorp : January 17, 2017 (NASDAQ:WABC)
www.capitalcube.com - January 17 at 3:50 PM
capitalcube.com logoWestamerica Bancorp breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : WABC-US : January 13, 2017 (NASDAQ:WABC)
www.capitalcube.com - January 13 at 3:45 PM
capitalcube.com logoWestamerica Bancorp : WABC-US: Dividend Analysis : November 07th, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : January 5, 2017 (NASDAQ:WABC)
www.capitalcube.com - January 6 at 6:34 AM
capitalcube.com logoETFs with exposure to Westamerica Bancorp : December 22, 2016 (NASDAQ:WABC)
www.capitalcube.com - December 23 at 4:27 AM
insidermonkey.com logoIs WestAmerica Bancorp. (WABC) A Good Stock to Buy? (NASDAQ:WABC)
www.insidermonkey.com - December 20 at 9:31 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoWESTAMERICA BANCORPORATION Files SEC form 8-K, Amendments to Articles of Inc. or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year (NASDAQ:WABC)
biz.yahoo.com - December 19 at 3:17 PM
capitalcube.com logoETFs with exposure to Westamerica Bancorp : December 8, 2016 (NASDAQ:WABC)
www.capitalcube.com - December 8 at 4:33 PM
seekingalpha.com logoWestamerica Bancorp. Struggling As A Supreme-Quality Bank In A Lower-Quality World (NASDAQ:WABC)
seekingalpha.com - December 2 at 8:11 PM
capitalcube.com logoWestamerica Bancorp :WABC-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2016 By the Numbers : November 16, 2016 (NASDAQ:WABC)
www.capitalcube.com - November 16 at 12:15 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWESTAMERICA BANCORPORATION Financials (NASDAQ:WABC)
finance.yahoo.com - November 10 at 8:21 PM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to Westamerica Bancorp : November 9, 2016 (NASDAQ:WABC)
www.capitalcube.com - November 9 at 8:30 PM
capitalcube.com logoWestamerica Bancorp breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : WABC-US : November 8, 2016 (NASDAQ:WABC)
www.capitalcube.com - November 8 at 1:04 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoWESTAMERICA BANCORPORATION Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report (NASDAQ:WABC)
biz.yahoo.com - November 2 at 8:49 PM
News IconInsiders Worth Watching: The Insider, James Schneck Unloaded 5,900 Shares of Westamerica Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WABC) (NASDAQ:WABC)
www.whatsonthorold.com - October 27 at 9:46 AM
nasdaq.com logoWestamerica Bancorp Reports 7% Increase In Q3 Profit (NASDAQ:WABC)
www.nasdaq.com - October 22 at 10:41 AM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoWestamerica posts 3Q profit (NASDAQ:WABC)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - October 20 at 8:20 PM
publicnow.com logoWestamerica Bancorporation reports third quarter 2016 financial results (NASDAQ:WABC)
www.publicnow.com - October 20 at 8:20 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ3 2016 Westamerica Bancorp Earnings Release - 11:30 am ET (NASDAQ:WABC)
biz.yahoo.com - October 20 at 8:47 AM
capitalcube.com logoWestamerica Bancorp : WABC-US: Dividend Analysis : August 08th, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : October 18, 2016 (NASDAQ:WABC)
www.capitalcube.com - October 18 at 7:53 PM
capitalcube.com logoWestamerica Bancorp breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : WABC-US : October 14, 2016 (NASDAQ:WABC)
www.capitalcube.com - October 14 at 11:30 AM
capitalcube.com logoWestamerica Bancorp breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : WABC-US : September 15, 2016 (NASDAQ:WABC)
www.capitalcube.com - September 15 at 11:49 AM
stocksdaily.net logoCan Westamerica Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WABC) Hit High Of $45? (NASDAQ:WABC)
www.stocksdaily.net - September 14 at 12:24 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestamerica's Revenue Woes Continue to Hurt Profitability (NASDAQ:WABC)
finance.yahoo.com - August 24 at 11:15 AM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to Westamerica Bancorp : August 22, 2016 (NASDAQ:WABC)
www.capitalcube.com - August 22 at 8:07 PM
capitalcube.com logoWestamerica Bancorp breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : WABC-US : August 19, 2016 (NASDAQ:WABC)
www.capitalcube.com - August 19 at 11:08 AM
capitalcube.com logoWestamerica Bancorp breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : WABC-US : August 8, 2016 (NASDAQ:WABC)
www.capitalcube.com - August 8 at 8:25 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoWESTAMERICA BANCORPORATION Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events (NASDAQ:WABC)
biz.yahoo.com - July 28 at 2:36 PM
publicnow.com logoWestamerica Bancorporation declares quarterly cash dividend and announces stock repurchase plan (NASDAQ:WABC)
www.publicnow.com - July 28 at 1:38 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestamerica Bancorporation Declares Quarterly Dividend and Announces Stock Repurchase Plan (NASDAQ:WABC)
finance.yahoo.com - July 28 at 12:31 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoZions' (ZION) Q2 Earnings Beat as Revenues Rise, Costs Fall (NASDAQ:WABC)
finance.yahoo.com - July 27 at 10:26 AM
capitalcube.com logoWestamerica Bancorp :WABC-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2016 By the Numbers : July 26, 2016 (NASDAQ:WABC)
www.capitalcube.com - July 26 at 10:08 AM
capitalcube.com logoWestamerica Bancorp breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : WABC-US : July 25, 2016 (NASDAQ:WABC)
www.capitalcube.com - July 25 at 8:23 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestamerica Banc downgraded by Keefe Bruyette (NASDAQ:WABC)
finance.yahoo.com - July 25 at 7:18 AM
nasdaq.com logoWestamerica Bancorp Earnings Decline 1% In Q2 (NASDAQ:WABC)
www.nasdaq.com - July 22 at 11:07 AM
4-traders.com logoWestamerica Bancorporation : posts 2Q profit (NASDAQ:WABC)
www.4-traders.com - July 22 at 11:07 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestamerica's (WABC) Q2 Earnings In Line; Stock Down (NASDAQ:WABC)
finance.yahoo.com - July 22 at 9:23 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoWESTAMERICA BANCORPORATION Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition (NASDAQ:WABC)
biz.yahoo.com - July 21 at 11:56 AM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoWestamerica posts 2Q profit (NASDAQ:WABC)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - July 21 at 11:16 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestamerica Bancorporation Reports Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results (NASDAQ:WABC)
finance.yahoo.com - July 21 at 10:59 AM

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What is Westamerica Bancorporation's stock symbol?

Westamerica Bancorporation trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "WABC."

How often does Westamerica Bancorporation pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Westamerica Bancorporation?

Westamerica Bancorporation declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, January 26th. Stockholders of record on Monday, February 6th will be given a dividend of $0.39 per share on Friday, February 17th. This represents a $1.56 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.69%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 2nd.

Where is Westamerica Bancorporation's stock going? Where will Westamerica Bancorporation's stock price be in 2017?

2 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Westamerica Bancorporation's stock. Their predictions range from $44.00 to $44.00. On average, they anticipate Westamerica Bancorporation's stock price to reach $44.00 in the next year.

When will Westamerica Bancorporation announce their earnings?

Westamerica Bancorporation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, April, 19th 2017.

Who owns Westamerica Bancorporation stock?

Westamerica Bancorporation's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C (8.96%), State Street Corp (2.83%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.62%), Denver Investment Advisors LLC (0.90%), RBO & Co. LLC (0.58%) and Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.52%). Company insiders that own Westamerica Bancorporation stock include David L Robinson, Dennis R Hansen, James J Schneck and John A Thorson.

Who sold Westamerica Bancorporation stock? Who is selling Westamerica Bancorporation stock?

Westamerica Bancorporation's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Denver Investment Advisors LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Teachers Retirement System of The State of Kentucky, Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY, Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. and NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V.. Company insiders that have sold Westamerica Bancorporation stock in the last year include David L Robinson, Dennis R Hansen, James J Schneck and John A Thorson.

Who bought Westamerica Bancorporation stock? Who is buying Westamerica Bancorporation stock?

Westamerica Bancorporation's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including RBO & Co. LLC, State Street Corp, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Elkfork Partners LLC, Tyers Asset Management LLC, Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd, Comerica Bank and AQR Capital Management LLC.

How do I buy Westamerica Bancorporation stock?

Shares of Westamerica Bancorporation can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Westamerica Bancorporation stock cost?

One share of Westamerica Bancorporation stock can currently be purchased for approximately $57.92.

Westamerica Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WABC) Chart for Sunday, February, 19, 2017


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Earnings by Quarter for Westamerica Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WABC)

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Dividend Payments by Quarter for Westamerica Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WABC)

Last Updated on 2/19/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff