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Westamerica Bancorporation (WABC) Stock Forecast & Price Target

$51.73
+0.13 (+0.25%)
(As of 07/12/2024 ET)

Westamerica Bancorporation - Analysts' Recommendations and Stock Price Forecast (2024)

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Consensus Rating

Consensus Price Target

$53.50
3.42% Upside
High Forecast$57.00
Average Forecast$53.50
Low Forecast$50.00
TypeCurrent Forecast
7/13/23 to 7/12/24
1 Month Ago
6/13/23 to 6/12/24
3 Months Ago
4/14/23 to 4/13/24
1 Year Ago
7/13/22 to 7/13/23
Consensus Rating
Hold
Hold
Hold
Hold
Strong Buy
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
Buy
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
Hold
2 Hold rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
Sell
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Sell rating(s)
Consensus Price Target$53.50$53.50$56.50$60.00
Forecasted Upside3.42% Upside14.97% Upside11.47% Upside33.73% Upside
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WABC Analyst Recommendations By Month

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WABC Price Targets by Month

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Westamerica Bancorporation Stock vs. The Competition

TypeWestamerica BancorporationFinance CompaniesS&P 500
Consensus Rating Score
2.00
2.44
2.50
Consensus RatingHoldHoldModerate Buy
Predicted Upside3.42% Upside55.57% Upside9.38% Upside
News Sentiment RatingNeutral News
Positive News
Positive News
DateBrokerageAnalyst NameActionRatingPrice TargetUpside/Downside on Report DateDetails
4/22/2024Keefe, Bruyette & Woods
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 Reiterated RatingMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$58.00 ➝ $57.00+22.53%
4/19/2024Piper Sandler
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 Lower TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$51.00 ➝ $50.00+7.41%
10/24/2022Maxim Group
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 Boost Target$75.00 ➝ $80.00+38.74%

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WABC Forecast - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Westamerica Bancorporation's forecast for 2024?

According to the research reports of 2 Wall Street equities research analysts, the average twelve-month stock price forecast for Westamerica Bancorporation is $53.50, with a high forecast of $57.00 and a low forecast of $50.00.

Should I buy or sell Westamerica Bancorporation stock right now?

2 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Westamerica Bancorporation in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 hold ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" WABC shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in WABC, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.

Does Westamerica Bancorporation's stock price have much upside?

According to analysts, Westamerica Bancorporation's stock has a predicted upside of 14.97% based on their 12-month stock forecasts.

What analysts cover Westamerica Bancorporation?

Westamerica Bancorporation has been rated by research analysts at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, and Piper Sandler in the past 90 days.

Do Wall Street analysts like Westamerica Bancorporation more than its competitors?

Analysts like Westamerica Bancorporation less than other "finance" companies. The consensus rating score for Westamerica Bancorporation is 2.00 while the average consensus rating score for "finance" companies is 2.44. Learn more on how WABC compares to other companies.


This page (NASDAQ:WABC) was last updated on 7/12/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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