West Bancorporation Stock Price, News & Analysis (NASDAQ:WTBA)

$26.25 0.90 (3.55 %)
(As of 12/15/2017 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$25.35
Today's Range$25.30 - $26.40
52-Week Range$20.60 - $28.00
Volume120,480 shs
Average Volume22,917 shs
Market Capitalization$417.55 million
P/E Ratio16.94
Dividend Yield2.80%
Beta0.99

About West Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WTBA)

West Bancorporation, Inc. is a bank holding company. The Company owns West Bank, which is a business-focused community bank. The Company operates in three markets, which include central Iowa; eastern Iowa, which is the area including and surrounding Iowa City and Coralville, Iowa, and the Rochester, Minnesota, area. West Bank offers all basic types of credit to its customers, including commercial, real estate and consumer loans. West Bank offers trust services, including the administration of estates, conservatorships, personal trusts and agency accounts. West Bank offers a range of deposit services, including checking, savings, money market accounts and time certificates of deposit. In addition, West Bank also offers Internet, mobile banking and treasury management services.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Commercial Banks
Sub-IndustryRegional Banks
SectorFinance
SymbolNASDAQ:WTBA
CUSIP95123P10
Phone515-222-2300

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.82%
Current Ratio0.87%
Quick Ratio0.87%

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio16.94
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$72.98 million
Price / Sales5.83
Cash Flow$1.79 per share
Price / Cash14.66
Book Value$10.25 per share
Price / Book2.56

Profitability

Trailing EPS$1.52
Net Income$23.01 million
Net Margins31.63%
Return on Equity14.48%
Return on Assets1.30%

Miscellaneous

Employees165
Outstanding Shares16,220,000

West Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WTBA) Frequently Asked Questions

What is West Bancorporation's stock symbol?

West Bancorporation trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "WTBA."

How often does West Bancorporation pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for West Bancorporation?

West Bancorporation announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, October 25th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, November 8th will be given a dividend of $0.18 per share on Wednesday, November 22nd. This represents a $0.72 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.74%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, November 7th. View West Bancorporation's Dividend History.

How were West Bancorporation's earnings last quarter?

West Bancorporation, Inc. (NASDAQ:WTBA) posted its earnings results on Thursday, October, 26th. The financial services provider reported $0.39 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.38 by $0.01. The financial services provider had revenue of $17.30 million for the quarter. West Bancorporation had a return on equity of 14.48% and a net margin of 31.63%. View West Bancorporation's Earnings History.

When will West Bancorporation make its next earnings announcement?

West Bancorporation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, January, 25th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for West Bancorporation.

Who are some of West Bancorporation's key competitors?

Who are West Bancorporation's key executives?

West Bancorporation's management team includes the folowing people:

  • David D. Nelson, President, Chief Executive Officer,Director,President ,Chairman, Chief Executive Officer of West Bank (Age 56)
  • David R. Milligan, Independent Chairman of the Board (Age 69)
  • Douglas R. Gulling, Executive Vice President, Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer of the Company; Director, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of West Bank (Age 63)
  • Harlee N. Olafson, Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer of the Company; Director, Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer of West Bank (Age 59)
  • Brad L. Winterbottom, Executive Vice President; President, Director of West Bank (Age 60)
  • Frank W. Berlin, Independent Director (Age 71)
  • Joyce Ann Chapman, Independent Director (Age 72)
  • Steven K. Gaer, Independent Director (Age 56)
  • Michael J. Gerdin, Independent Director (Age 47)
  • Kaye R. Lozier, Independent Director (Age 71)

Who owns West Bancorporation stock?

West Bancorporation's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.05%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.76%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (0.59%), Prudential Financial Inc. (0.34%), California State Teachers Retirement System (0.16%) and First Trust Advisors LP (0.13%). Company insiders that own West Bancorporation stock include David D Nelson, David R Milligan, Douglas R Gulling, Harlee Olafson, Marie I Roberts, Michael J Gerdin and Philip Jason Worth. View Institutional Ownership Trends for West Bancorporation.

Who sold West Bancorporation stock? Who is selling West Bancorporation stock?

West Bancorporation's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., First Trust Advisors LP and California State Teachers Retirement System. View Insider Buying and Selling for West Bancorporation.

Who bought West Bancorporation stock? Who is buying West Bancorporation stock?

West Bancorporation's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Prudential Financial Inc. and Bank of New York Mellon Corp. Company insiders that have bought West Bancorporation stock in the last two years include David D Nelson, David R Milligan, Douglas R Gulling, Marie I Roberts and Philip Jason Worth. View Insider Buying and Selling for West Bancorporation.

How do I buy West Bancorporation stock?

Shares of West Bancorporation 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is West Bancorporation's stock price today?

One share of West Bancorporation stock can currently be purchased for approximately $26.25.

How big of a company is West Bancorporation?

West Bancorporation has a market capitalization of $417.55 million and generates $72.98 million in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $23.01 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.52 on an earnings per share basis. West Bancorporation employs 165 workers across the globe.

How can I contact West Bancorporation?

West Bancorporation's mailing address is 1601 22ND ST, WEST DES MOINES IA, 50266. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at 515-222-2300 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for West Bancorporation (WTBA)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  36 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  47 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  83
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about West Bancorporation and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

West Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WTBA) Analyst Ratings History


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Earnings

West Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WTBA) Earnings History and Estimates Chart

Earnings by Quarter for West Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WTBA)

West Bancorporation (NASDAQ WTBA) Earnings History by Quarter

DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
1/24/2018$0.39N/AView Earnings Details
10/26/2017Q3 2017$0.38$0.39$17.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/27/2017Q2 2017$0.35$0.39$17.41 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/27/2017Q1 2017$0.33$0.37$16.55 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/26/2017Q416$0.35$0.37$16.47 million$16.36 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2016Q3$0.35$0.36$16.64 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/28/2016Q2$0.33$0.34$15.85 million$16.18 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/28/2016Q1$0.33$0.35$15.83 million$15.93 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/28/2016Q415$0.35$0.37$16.05 million$16.62 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/30/2015Q315$0.33$0.34$15.48 million$15.64 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/24/2015Q215$0.33$0.33$15.36 million$15.28 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/23/2015Q414$0.30$0.32$15.69 million$14.82 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/30/2015Q314$0.31$0.36$15.28 million$15.74 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/24/2014Q214$0.30$0.32$15.09 million$14.92 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/25/2014Q114$0.28$0.30$14.63 million$14.43 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/24/2014$0.25$0.27$14.02 million$14.36 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/24/2014Q413$0.24$0.27ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/25/2013Q313$0.26$0.27$13.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2013Q2 2013$0.24$0.25$13.19 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

West Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WTBA) Earnings Estimates

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Dividends

West Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WTBA) Dividend Information

Most Recent Dividend:11/22/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.72
Dividend Yield:2.74%
Payout Ratio:47.37% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for West Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WTBA)

West Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WTBA) Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
10/25/2017Quarterly$0.182.84%11/7/201711/8/201711/22/2017
7/27/2017Quarterly$0.183.12%8/7/20178/9/20178/23/2017
4/27/2017Quarterly$0.183.09%5/8/20175/10/20175/24/2017
1/26/2017Quarterly$0.172.78%2/6/20172/8/20172/22/2017
10/27/2016Quarterly$0.173.51%11/7/201611/9/201611/23/2016
7/29/2016quarterly$0.173.58%8/8/20168/10/20168/24/2016
4/29/2016quarterly$0.173.65%5/9/20165/11/20165/25/2016
1/29/2016quarterly$0.163.56%2/8/20162/10/20162/24/2016
10/28/2015quarterly$0.163.2%11/6/201511/11/201511/25/2015
7/27/2015quarterly$0.163.3%8/3/20158/5/20158/19/2015
4/24/2015quarterly$0.163.18%5/4/20155/6/20155/20/2015
2/2/2015quarterly$0.143.4%2/9/20152/11/20152/25/2015
10/24/2014quarterly$0.143.69%11/3/201411/5/201411/19/2014
7/28/2014quarterly$0.123.28%8/4/20148/6/20148/20/2014
4/24/2014quarterly$0.123.23%5/5/20145/7/20145/27/2014
1/24/2014quarterly$0.112.9%2/3/20142/5/20142/25/2014
10/28/2013quarterly$0.113.09%11/4/201311/6/201311/26/2013
7/26/2013quarterly$0.113.24%8/5/20138/7/20138/27/2013
4/25/2013quarterly$0.103.7%5/6/20135/8/20135/28/2013
1/25/2013quarterly$0.103.6%2/4/20132/6/20132/26/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

West Bancorporation (NASDAQ WTBA) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History

Insider Ownership Percentage: 2.87%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 29.23%
Insider Trades by Quarter for West Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WTBA)
Insider Trades by Quarter for West Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WTBA)

West Bancorporation (NASDAQ WTBA) Insider Trades by Quarter

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
12/1/2017Marie I RobertsSVPSell824$27.40$22,577.60View SEC Filing  
11/13/2017Marie I RobertsSVPSell1,000$23.80$23,800.00View SEC Filing  
6/9/2017Marie I RobertsSVPSell1,681$23.33$39,217.73View SEC Filing  
11/22/2016Marie I RobertsSVPSell650$23.45$15,242.50View SEC Filing  
11/21/2016Harlee OlafsonInsiderSell2,500$23.10$57,750.00View SEC Filing  
11/16/2016Michael J. GerdinDirectorSell2,500$22.88$57,200.00View SEC Filing  
2/29/2016Philip Jason WorthDirectorBuy100$17.90$1,790.00View SEC Filing  
2/16/2016David D NelsonCEOBuy607$17.99$10,919.93View SEC Filing  
2/8/2016Douglas R GullingCFOBuy300$16.30$4,890.00View SEC Filing  
2/5/2016David R MilliganDirectorBuy1,000$17.00$17,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/5/2016Marie I RobertsCAOBuy200$17.00$3,400.00View SEC Filing  
8/5/2014Douglas R GullingCFOSell3,598$14.29$51,415.42View SEC Filing  
5/6/2014David D NelsonCEOBuy1,000$14.05$14,050.00View SEC Filing  
5/2/2014David R MilliganDirectorBuy1,000$14.30$14,300.00View SEC Filing  
2/3/2014Steven K GaerDirectorBuy1,000$14.12$14,120.00View SEC Filing  
11/15/2013Brad L WinterbottomEVPBuy1,000$13.87$13,870.00View SEC Filing  
11/1/2013David D NelsonCEOBuy1,000$13.60$13,600.00View SEC Filing  
10/31/2013David D NelsonCEOBuy1,000$14.00$14,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/28/2013David R MilliganDirectorBuy1,153$12.25$14,124.25View SEC Filing  
8/27/2013Douglas R GullingCFOSell5,000$12.50$62,500.00View SEC Filing  
8/16/2013David R MilliganDirectorBuy1,000$12.95$12,950.00View SEC Filing  
8/1/2013Robert G PulverDirectorBuy11,300$14.43$163,059.00View SEC Filing  
2/13/2013David D NelsonCEOBuy1,000$11.00$11,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/28/2012David D NelsonCEOBuy2,000$10.26$20,520.00View SEC Filing  
11/21/2012David D NelsonCEOBuy1,000$10.35$10,350.00View SEC Filing  
11/15/2012George D MilliganDirectorBuy2,000$9.94$19,880.00View SEC Filing  
11/14/2012David D NelsonCEOBuy1,000$10.00$10,000.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

West Bancorporation (NASDAQ WTBA) News Headlines

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DateHeadline
Marie I. Roberts Sells 824 Shares of West Bancorporation, Inc. (WTBA) StockMarie I. Roberts Sells 824 Shares of West Bancorporation, Inc. (WTBA) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 1 at 11:26 PM
West Bancorporation (WTBA) SVP Marie I. Roberts Sells 1,000 SharesWest Bancorporation (WTBA) SVP Marie I. Roberts Sells 1,000 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 14 at 9:50 PM
West Bancorporation (WTBA) Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.18West Bancorporation (WTBA) Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.18
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 2 at 10:56 AM
West Bancorporation (WTBA) Releases  Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.01 EPSWest Bancorporation (WTBA) Releases Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.01 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 26 at 9:06 PM
West Bancorporation (WTBA) Scheduled to Post Earnings on ThursdayWest Bancorporation (WTBA) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Thursday
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 19 at 1:44 AM
West Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WTBA) Releases Quarterly  Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.04 EPSWest Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WTBA) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.04 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 28 at 4:47 PM
West Bancorporation, Inc. Announces Record Net Income, Declares Record Quarterly DividendWest Bancorporation, Inc. Announces Record Net Income, Declares Record Quarterly Dividend
www.nasdaq.com - April 27 at 11:36 AM
West Bancorporations (WTBA) CEO Dave Nelson on Q4 2016 Results - Earnings Call TranscriptWest Bancorporation's (WTBA) CEO Dave Nelson on Q4 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
seekingalpha.com - January 27 at 4:10 PM
Q4 2016 West Bancorporation Inc Earnings Release - Before Market OpenQ4 2016 West Bancorporation Inc Earnings Release - Before Market Open
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 27 at 6:49 AM
West Bancorporation, Inc. Announces Second Quarter Record Net Income, Declares Quarterly DividendWest Bancorporation, Inc. Announces Second Quarter Record Net Income, Declares Quarterly Dividend
globenewswire.com - July 28 at 11:42 AM
Ex-Dividend Reminder: Pinnacle West Capital, East West Bancorp and LegacyTexas Financial GroupEx-Dividend Reminder: Pinnacle West Capital, East West Bancorp and LegacyTexas Financial Group
www.forbes.com - July 26 at 11:54 AM
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www.bloomberg.com - July 19 at 8:31 PM
Glacier Bancorp, Inc. Announces Second Quarter Earnings Release and Conference CallGlacier Bancorp, Inc. Announces Second Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
www.nasdaq.com - July 6 at 8:50 PM
WEST BANCORPORATION INC Files SEC form 8-K, Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security HoldersWEST BANCORPORATION INC Files SEC form 8-K, Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders
biz.yahoo.com - April 29 at 5:25 PM
Q1 2016 West Bancorporation Inc Earnings Release - Before Market OpenQ1 2016 West Bancorporation Inc Earnings Release - Before Market Open
biz.yahoo.com - April 28 at 7:07 AM
WEST BANCORPORATION INC Files SEC form 10-K, Annual ReportWEST BANCORPORATION INC Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report
biz.yahoo.com - March 3 at 8:40 AM
Q4 2015 West Bancorporation Inc Earnings Release - Before Market OpenQ4 2015 West Bancorporation Inc Earnings Release - Before Market Open
biz.yahoo.com - January 28 at 7:07 AM
West Bancorporation Enters Oversold TerritoryWest Bancorporation Enters Oversold Territory
www.thestreet.com - January 23 at 11:43 AM
WEST BANCORPORATION INC Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements and EWEST BANCORPORATION INC Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements and E
biz.yahoo.com - October 30 at 8:30 AM
Q3 2015 West Bancorporation Inc Earnings Release - Before Market OpenQ3 2015 West Bancorporation Inc Earnings Release - Before Market Open
biz.yahoo.com - October 30 at 7:07 AM

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