Westamerica Bancorporation Stock Price, News & Analysis (NASDAQ:WABC)

$63.88
+0.03 (+0.05 %)
(As of 09/23/2019 06:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
$63.3250
Now: $63.88
$64.40
50-Day Range
$59.23
MA: $61.81
$64.64
52-Week Range
$52.05
Now: $63.88
$65.39
Volume99,037 shs
Average Volume82,423 shs
Market Capitalization$1.72 billion
P/E Ratio22.80
Dividend Yield2.57%
Beta0.99
Westamerica Bancorporation provides banking solutions. The bank offers demand deposits and interest and non-interest bearing time and savings deposits. The company's deposits include jumbo deposits and retail time deposits. The company provides commercial and industrial loans, consumer loans, commercial real estate loans, and other loans and leases. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry National commercial banks
Sub-IndustryRegional Banks
SectorFinance
Current SymbolNASDAQ:WABC
CUSIP95709010
Phone707-863-6000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$199.87 million
Cash Flow$3.5847 per share
Book Value$23.03 per share

Profitability

Net Income$71.56 million

Miscellaneous

Employees762
Market Cap$1.72 billion
Next Earnings Date10/17/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Westamerica Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WABC) Frequently Asked Questions

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 announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, July 25th. Investors of record on Monday, August 5th will be paid a dividend of $0.41 per share on Friday, August 16th. This represents a $1.64 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.57%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, August 2nd. View Westamerica Bancorporation's Dividend History.

How will Westamerica Bancorporation's stock buyback program work?

Westamerica Bancorporation announced that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock buyback program on Thursday, July 26th 2018, which permits the company to repurchase 1,750,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are usually an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Westamerica Bancorporation's earnings last quarter?

Westamerica Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WABC) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July, 18th. The financial services provider reported $0.73 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.73. The financial services provider earned $51.43 million during the quarter. Westamerica Bancorporation had a net margin of 37.08% and a return on equity of 11.78%. View Westamerica Bancorporation's Earnings History.

When is Westamerica Bancorporation's next earnings date?

Westamerica Bancorporation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 17th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Westamerica Bancorporation.

What price target have analysts set for WABC?

2 brokerages have issued 12-month price targets for Westamerica Bancorporation's stock. Their predictions range from $53.00 to $53.00. On average, they anticipate Westamerica Bancorporation's stock price to reach $53.00 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 17.0%. View Analyst Price Targets for Westamerica Bancorporation.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Westamerica Bancorporation?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Westamerica Bancorporation in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Westamerica Bancorporation.

Has Westamerica Bancorporation been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about WABC stock have trended somewhat negative on Monday, according to InfoTrie. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Westamerica Bancorporation earned a media sentiment score of -1.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the financial services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Westamerica Bancorporation.

Who are some of Westamerica Bancorporation's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Westamerica Bancorporation own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Westamerica Bancorporation investors own include Fidelity Southern (LION), Sirius XM (SIRI), Syngenta (SYT), Union Pacific (UNP), FOX (FOX), Randgold Resources (GOLD), Resources Connection (RECN), Sinclair Broadcast Group (SBGI), STAAR Surgical (STAA) and salesforce.com (CRM).

Who are Westamerica Bancorporation's key executives?

Westamerica Bancorporation's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. David L. Payne, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 64)
  • Mr. John A. Thorson, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 59)
  • Mr. George Ensinger, Sr. VP & HR Division Mang. (Age 65)
  • Mr. Brian J. Donohoe, Sr. VP and Operations & Systems Division Mang. (Age 38)
  • Ms. Diane Cunningham, Corp. Exec. Sec.

Who are Westamerica Bancorporation's major shareholders?

Westamerica Bancorporation's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (14.62%), BlackRock Inc. (14.62%), Vanguard Group Inc. (11.41%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (10.20%), Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C (8.16%) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (2.49%). Company insiders that own Westamerica Bancorporation stock include Dennis R Hansen, Edward B Sylvester, George S Ensinger, James J Schneck, John A Thorson and Russell W Rizzardi. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Westamerica Bancorporation.

Which major investors are selling Westamerica Bancorporation stock?

WABC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Schroder Investment Management Group, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Deprince Race & Zollo Inc., SG Americas Securities LLC, Royal Bank of Canada, Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio and Victory Capital Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Westamerica Bancorporation company stock in the last year include Edward B Sylvester, George S Ensinger, John A Thorson and Russell W Rizzardi. View Insider Buying and Selling for Westamerica Bancorporation.

Which major investors are buying Westamerica Bancorporation stock?

WABC stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, Morgan Stanley, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, BlackRock Inc., BlackRock Inc., Vanguard Group Inc. and Chicago Equity Partners LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Westamerica Bancorporation.

How do I buy shares of Westamerica Bancorporation?

Shares of WABC can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Westamerica Bancorporation's stock price today?

One share of WABC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $63.88.

How big of a company is Westamerica Bancorporation?

Westamerica Bancorporation has a market capitalization of $1.72 billion and generates $199.87 million in revenue each year. Westamerica Bancorporation employs 762 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Westamerica Bancorporation.

What is Westamerica Bancorporation's official website?

The official website for Westamerica Bancorporation is http://www.westamerica.com/.

How can I contact Westamerica Bancorporation?

Westamerica Bancorporation's mailing address is 1108 FIFTH AVENUE, SAN RAFAEL CA, 94901. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at 707-863-6000 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Westamerica Bancorporation (NASDAQ WABC)

Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  188 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  293 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  481
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This page was last updated on 9/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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