WesBanco Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.07 (+0.23 %)
(As of 09/21/2021 01:53 PM ET)
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Volume2,596 shs
Average Volume261,556 shs
Market Capitalization$2.01 billion
P/E Ratio9.00
Dividend Yield4.22%
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About WesBanco

WesBanco, Inc. is a bank holding company, which engages in the provision of financial services. It operates through the following segments: Community Banking, and Trust and Investment Services. The Community Banking segment delivers services traditionally offered by service commercial banks, including commercial demand, individual demand, and time deposit accounts, as well as commercial, mortgage, and individual installment loans, and certain non-traditional offerings, such as insurance and securities brokerage services. The Trust and Investment Services segment includes trust services as well as alternative investment products including mutual funds. The company was founded on January 20, 1870 and is headquartered in Wheeling, WV.


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Overall MarketRank

2.63 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

173rd out of 1,332 stocks

National Commercial Banks Industry

16th out of 109 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.0Community Rank: 3.6Dividend Strength: 5.0Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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WesBanco (NASDAQ:WSBC) Frequently Asked Questions

Is WesBanco a buy right now?

6 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for WesBanco in the last twelve months. There are currently 6 hold ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" WesBanco stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in WSBC, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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Are investors shorting WesBanco?

WesBanco saw a increase in short interest in August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 928,800 shares, an increase of 20.9% from the August 15th total of 768,300 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 255,500 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.6 days. Approximately 1.5% of the company's shares are sold short.
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When is WesBanco's next earnings date?

WesBanco is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October 20th 2021.
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How were WesBanco's earnings last quarter?

WesBanco, Inc. (NASDAQ:WSBC) announced its earnings results on Tuesday, July, 27th. The financial services provider reported $1.01 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.75 by $0.26. The financial services provider had revenue of $151.97 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $149.17 million. WesBanco had a net margin of 36.64% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 9.17%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up .1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.07 EPS.
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How has WesBanco's stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

WesBanco's stock was trading at $24.36 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, WSBC stock has increased by 26.3% and is now trading at $30.76.
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How often does WesBanco pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for WesBanco?

WesBanco announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, August 26th. Investors of record on Friday, September 10th will be paid a dividend of $0.33 per share on Friday, October 1st. This represents a $1.32 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.29%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 9th.
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Is WesBanco a good dividend stock?

WesBanco pays an annual dividend of $1.32 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 4.22%. WSBC has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. WesBanco has been increasing its dividend for 10 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of WesBanco is 70.21%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, WesBanco will have a dividend payout ratio of 53.01% next year. This indicates that WesBanco will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for WSBC?

6 brokers have issued 12-month price targets for WesBanco's shares. Their forecasts range from $29.00 to $40.00. On average, they expect WesBanco's share price to reach $32.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 5.7% from the stock's current price.
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Who are WesBanco's key executives?

WesBanco's management team includes the following people:
  • Todd F. Clossin, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Robert H. Young, Chief Financial Officer & Senior Executive VP
  • Michael L. Perkins, Chief Risk & Administration Officer, Senior EVP
  • Jayson M. Zatta, Chief Banking Officer & Senior Executive VP
  • Stephen J. Lawrence, Chief Internal Auditor & Executive Vice President

What is Paul M. Limbert's approval rating as WesBanco's CEO?

28 employees have rated WesBanco CEO Paul M. Limbert on Paul M. Limbert has an approval rating of 78% among WesBanco's employees.

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What other stocks do shareholders of WesBanco own?

What is WesBanco's stock symbol?

WesBanco trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "WSBC."

Who are WesBanco's major shareholders?

WesBanco's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (9.51%), BlackRock Inc. (8.50%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (6.97%), Wesbanco Bank Inc. (3.94%), State Street Corp (3.32%) and Macquarie Group Ltd. (3.11%). Company insiders that own WesBanco stock include Brent E Richmond, Denise H Knouse-Snyder, F Eric Nelson Jr, James W Cornelsen, Jayson M Zatta, Jonathan D Dargusch, Kerry M Stemler, Michael J Crawford, Michael L Perkins, Reed J Tanner, Robert H Young, Ronald W Owen, Stephen J Callen and Todd Clossin.
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Which major investors are selling WesBanco stock?

WSBC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Macquarie Group Ltd., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Wells Fargo & Company MN, California Public Employees Retirement System, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Millennium Management LLC, and ProShare Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have sold WesBanco company stock in the last year include Brent E Richmond, F Eric Nelson Jr, James W Cornelsen, Jayson M Zatta, Jonathan D Dargusch, Michael L Perkins, and Todd Clossin.
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Which major investors are buying WesBanco stock?

WSBC stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wesbanco Bank Inc., State Street Corp, BlackRock Inc., Morgan Stanley, Morgan Stanley, Victory Capital Management Inc., Vanguard Group Inc., and FMR LLC. Company insiders that have bought WesBanco stock in the last two years include Denise H Knouse-Snyder, Kerry M Stemler, Michael L Perkins, Reed J Tanner, Robert H Young, Ronald W Owen, Stephen J Callen, and Todd Clossin.
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How do I buy shares of WesBanco?

Shares of WSBC 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 WesBanco's stock price today?

One share of WSBC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $30.76.

How much money does WesBanco make?

WesBanco has a market capitalization of $2.01 billion and generates $669.46 million in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $122.04 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.88 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does WesBanco have?

WesBanco employs 2,612 workers across the globe.

When was WesBanco founded?

WesBanco was founded in 1870.

What is WesBanco's official website?

The official website for WesBanco is

Where are WesBanco's headquarters?

WesBanco is headquartered at 1 BANK PLAZA, WHEELING WV, 26003.

How can I contact WesBanco?

WesBanco's mailing address is 1 BANK PLAZA, WHEELING WV, 26003. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at (304) 234-9000.

This page was last updated on 9/21/2021 by Staff
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