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NASDAQ:WABCWestamerica Bancorporation Stock Price, Forecast & News

$62.66
-0.83 (-1.31 %)
(As of 08/13/2020 12:51 PM ET)
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$62.51
Now: $62.66
$63.25
50-Day Range
$53.18
MA: $57.99
$63.58
52-Week Range
$46.94
Now: $62.66
$69.08
Volume896 shs
Average Volume140,681 shs
Market Capitalization$1.69 billion
P/E Ratio21.83
Dividend Yield2.58%
Beta0.72
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. The company offers consumer loans, including credit card loans, revolving credit plans, and automotive loans. The company offers commercial real estate loans for land development and on-site construction of industrial, commercial, residential, or farm buildings in the United States; real estate-backed residential loans; and commercial loans collateralized by real estate properties. The company offers domestic and foreign commercial and industrial loans. The bank offers loans for the purpose of financing agricultural production; loans which include planned and unplanned overdrafts, to governments in non-U.S. countries, to their official institutions, and to international and regional institutions. For 2017, the company has an asset value of 5.6 million USD. It has generated a net income of 71,564 USD in December 31, 2017. The company was formerly known as Independent Bankshares Corporation and changed its name to Westamerica Bancorporation in December 1982. Westamerica Bancorporation was founded in 1972 and is based in San Rafael, California.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 1.2Community Rank: 1.9Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

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1.44 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$206.09 million
Cash Flow$3.71 per share
Book Value$27.03 per share

Profitability

Net Income$80.39 million

Miscellaneous

Employees762
Market Cap$1.69 billion
Next Earnings Date10/15/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$62.66
-0.83 (-1.31 %)
(As of 08/13/2020 12:51 PM ET)
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Westamerica Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WABC) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Westamerica Bancorporation's stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

Westamerica Bancorporation's stock was trading at $52.22 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, WABC shares have increased by 20.0% and is now trading at $62.66.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Westamerica Bancorporation?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Westamerica Bancorporation in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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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, October 15th 2020.
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How were Westamerica Bancorporation's earnings last quarter?

Westamerica Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WABC) announced its earnings results on Thursday, July, 16th. The financial services provider reported $0.72 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.65 by $0.07. The financial services provider earned $50.66 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $49.21 million. Westamerica Bancorporation had a net margin of 37.72% and a return on equity of 10.50%.
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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 Friday, July 24th. Investors of record on Monday, August 3rd will be given a dividend of $0.41 per share on Friday, August 14th. This represents a $1.64 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.62%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, July 31st.
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What price target have analysts set for WABC?

3 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Westamerica Bancorporation's shares. Their forecasts range from $58.00 to $65.00. On average, they expect Westamerica Bancorporation's share price to reach $60.33 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 3.7%.
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Has Westamerica Bancorporation been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about WABC stock have trended extremely negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Westamerica Bancorporation earned a daily sentiment score of -4.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the financial services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term.
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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 Union Pacific (UNP), Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA), Franklin Resources (BEN), CenterPoint Energy (CNP), Walt Disney (DIS), Consolidated Edison (ED), Enbridge (ENB), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), Huntington Bancshares (HBAN) and Helmerich & Payne (HP).

Who are Westamerica Bancorporation's key executives?

Westamerica Bancorporation's management team includes the following 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.

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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Palisade Capital Management LLC NJ (1.74%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.31%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (1.01%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (0.75%), RBO & Co. LLC (0.43%) and WINTON GROUP Ltd (0.30%). Company insiders that own Westamerica Bancorporation stock include Edward B Sylvester, George S Ensinger, John A Thorson and Russell W Rizzardi.
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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., Mraz Amerine & Associates Inc., Whittier Trust Co., Prudential Financial Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, RBO & Co. LLC, Principal Financial Group Inc., and New York State Teachers Retirement System. Company insiders that have sold Westamerica Bancorporation company stock in the last year include Edward B Sylvester, George S Ensinger, and John A Thorson.
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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 WINTON GROUP Ltd, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., ClariVest Asset Management LLC, Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB publ , Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., First Trust Advisors LP, Swiss National Bank, and Quantitative Systematic Strategies 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 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 $62.66.

How big of a company is Westamerica Bancorporation?

Westamerica Bancorporation has a market capitalization of $1.69 billion and generates $206.09 million in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $80.39 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.98 on an earnings per share basis. Westamerica Bancorporation employs 762 workers across the globe.

What is Westamerica Bancorporation's official website?

The official website for Westamerica Bancorporation is 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]

This page was last updated on 8/13/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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