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Westamerica Bancorporation Stock Forecast, Price & News

$55.83
+1.76 (+3.26%)
(As of 12/2/2021 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$54.52
$56.11
50-Day Range
$53.78
$58.00
52-Week Range
$52.44
$66.85
Volume
58,828 shs
Average Volume
91,009 shs
Market Capitalization
$1.50 billion
P/E Ratio
16.92
Dividend Yield
3.11%
Beta
0.66
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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
$3.40 per share
Book Value
$31.19 per share

Profitability

Net Income
$80.41 million
Pretax Margin
54.34%

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Miscellaneous

Free Float
25,738,000
Market Cap
$1.50 billion
Optionable
Optionable

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
10/20/2021
Ex-Dividend
11/05/2021
Dividend Payable
11/19/2021
Today
12/03/2021
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2021
Next Earnings (Estimated)
1/20/2022

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MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

2.59 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

249th out of 1,340 stocks

National Commercial Banks Industry

24th 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 equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Westamerica Bancorporation in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Westamerica Bancorporation stock.
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How has Westamerica Bancorporation's stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

Westamerica Bancorporation's stock was trading at $52.22 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, WABC stock has increased by 6.9% and is now trading at $55.83.
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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, January 20th 2022.
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How were Westamerica Bancorporation's earnings last quarter?

Westamerica Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WABC) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October, 20th. The financial services provider reported $0.82 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.80 by $0.02. The financial services provider had revenue of $54.60 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $53.57 million. Westamerica Bancorporation had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 10.14% and a net margin of 40.32%.
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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. Shareholders 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 yield of 3.01%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, November 5th. This is a boost 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 3.11%. Westamerica Bancorporation has been increasing its dividend for 28 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 price objectives for Westamerica Bancorporation's shares. Their forecasts range from $76.00 to $76.00. On average, they expect Westamerica Bancorporation's stock price to reach $76.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 36.1% 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 number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (14.72%), American Century Companies Inc. (5.41%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.48%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.74%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.27%) and Deprince Race & Zollo Inc. (1.15%). 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 Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Deutsche Bank AG, Millennium Management LLC, New York State Teachers Retirement System, UBS Group AG, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Citigroup Inc., and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP.
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Which major investors are buying Westamerica Bancorporation stock?

WABC stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Deprince Race & Zollo Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd., New York State Common Retirement Fund, BlackRock Inc., Comerica Bank, Morgan Stanley, Clifford Capital Partners LLC, and BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA.
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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 $55.83.

How much money does Westamerica Bancorporation make?

Westamerica Bancorporation has a market capitalization of $1.50 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 12/3/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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