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NASDAQ:WABC

Westamerica Bancorporation Stock Forecast, Price & News

$58.54
-0.46 (-0.78%)
(As of 01/21/2022 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$57.67
$59.79
50-Day Range
$53.78
$60.62
52-Week Range
$53.24
$66.85
Volume
155,811 shs
Average Volume
82,308 shs
Market Capitalization
$1.57 billion
P/E Ratio
17.74
Dividend Yield
2.85%
Beta
0.63
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About Westamerica Bancorporation

Westamerica Bancorporation operates as a bank holding company. It provides range of banking services to individual and corporate customers in Northern and Central California. It offers loans and lines of credit, online services, mobile banking, checking, savings, credit cards, cash management, overdraft services, merchant services, professional banking, bank owned property, preventing business loans, payroll services, and trust services. The company was founded in 1972 and is headquartered in San Rafael, CA.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
National commercial banks
Sub-Industry
Regional Banks
Sector
Finance
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:WABC
CUSIP
95709010
Employees
673
Year Founded
1884

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$211.49 million
Cash Flow
$3.42 per share
Book Value
$31.44 per share

Profitability

Net Income
$80.41 million
Pretax Margin
54.34%

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Miscellaneous

Free Float
25,738,000
Market Cap
$1.57 billion
Optionable
Optionable

Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 11/19 Dividend
11/05/2021
Dividend Payable
11/19/2021
Last Earnings
1/20/2022
Today
1/21/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
4/21/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

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MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

2.59 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

246th out of 1,353 stocks

National Commercial Banks Industry

25th out of 108 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.5Community Rank: 3.6Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -












Westamerica Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WABC) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Westamerica Bancorporation a buy right now?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Westamerica Bancorporation in the last year. There are currently 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" Westamerica Bancorporation stock.
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How has Westamerica Bancorporation's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Westamerica Bancorporation's stock was trading at $52.22 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, WABC stock has increased by 12.1% and is now trading at $58.54.
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When is Westamerica Bancorporation's next earnings date?

Westamerica Bancorporation is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 21st 2022.
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How were Westamerica Bancorporation's earnings last quarter?

Westamerica Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WABC) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, January, 20th. The financial services provider reported $0.81 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.82 by $0.01. Westamerica Bancorporation had a net margin of 40.32% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 10.14%. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.74 EPS.
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How often does Westamerica Bancorporation pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Westamerica Bancorporation?

Westamerica Bancorporation declared a quarterly dividend on Saturday, October 30th. Stockholders of record on Monday, November 8th will be given a dividend of $0.42 per share on Friday, November 19th. This represents a $1.68 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.87%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, November 5th. This is a positive change from Westamerica Bancorporation's previous quarterly dividend of $0.41.
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Is Westamerica Bancorporation a good dividend stock?

Westamerica Bancorporation pays an annual dividend of $1.68 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.85%. Westamerica Bancorporation has been increasing its dividend for 29 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of Westamerica Bancorporation is 50.91%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Westamerica Bancorporation will have a dividend payout ratio of 53.33% next year. This indicates that Westamerica Bancorporation will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for WABC?

1 brokers have issued twelve-month target prices for Westamerica Bancorporation's shares. Their forecasts range from $76.00 to $76.00. On average, they anticipate Westamerica Bancorporation's stock price to reach $76.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 29.8% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Westamerica Bancorporation's key executives?

Westamerica Bancorporation's management team includes the following people:
  • David L. Payne, Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
  • Brian J. Donohoe, Senior VP-Operations & Manager-Systems Division
  • Jesse Leavitt, Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President
  • John A. Thorson, Senior Vice President & Treasurer
  • Kris Irvine, Secretary & Vice President

What is David L. Payne's approval rating as Westamerica Bancorporation's CEO?

37 employees have rated Westamerica Bancorporation CEO David L. Payne on Glassdoor.com. David L. Payne has an approval rating of 36% among Westamerica Bancorporation's employees. This puts David L. Payne in the bottom 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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 Union Pacific (UNP), Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA), Franklin Resources (BEN), CenterPoint Energy (CNP), Walt Disney (DIS), Consolidated Edison (ED), Enbridge (ENB), Energy Transfer (ET), Huntington Bancshares (HBAN) and Helmerich & Payne (HP).

What is Westamerica Bancorporation's stock symbol?

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

Who are Westamerica Bancorporation's major shareholders?

Westamerica Bancorporation's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.36%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.07%), Mraz Amerine & Associates Inc. (0.04%) and Parallel Advisors LLC (0.00%). Company insiders that own Westamerica Bancorporation stock include Edward B Sylvester, Michele R Hassid and Millan Catherine C Mac.
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Which major investors are selling Westamerica Bancorporation stock?

WABC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Russell Investments Group Ltd., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, and Mraz Amerine & Associates Inc..
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Which major investors are buying Westamerica Bancorporation stock?

WABC stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Parallel Advisors LLC.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Westamerica Bancorporation's stock price today?

One share of WABC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $58.54.

How much money does Westamerica Bancorporation make?

Westamerica Bancorporation has a market capitalization of $1.57 billion and generates $211.49 million in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $80.41 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.30 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Westamerica Bancorporation have?

Westamerica Bancorporation employs 673 workers across the globe.

When was Westamerica Bancorporation founded?

Westamerica Bancorporation was founded in 1884.

What is Westamerica Bancorporation's official website?

The official website for Westamerica Bancorporation is www.westamerica.com.

Where are Westamerica Bancorporation's headquarters?

Westamerica Bancorporation is headquartered at 1108 FIFTH AVENUE, SAN RAFAEL CA, 94901.

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 (415) 257-8000, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 415-257-8013.


This page was last updated on 1/21/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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