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NASDAQ:WTBA

West Bancorporation - WTBA Stock Forecast, Price & News

$25.06
+0.11 (+0.44%)
(As of 08/10/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$24.95
$25.25
50-Day Range
$22.59
$26.01
52-Week Range
$22.47
$34.50
Volume
14,690 shs
Average Volume
21,933 shs
Market Capitalization
$417.00 million
P/E Ratio
8.35
Dividend Yield
4.01%
Price Target
N/A

West Bancorporation MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
N/A
Upside/​Downside
N/A
Short Interest
Bearish
1.39% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
N/A
Insider Trading
Acquiring Shares
$12,438 Bought Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
-18.09%
From $2.82 to $2.31 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.12 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

518th out of 906 stocks

State Commercial Banks Industry

104th out of 185 stocks

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About West Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WTBA) Stock

West Bancorporation, Inc. operates as the financial holding company for West Bank that provides community banking and trust services to individuals and small- to medium-sized businesses in the United States. It accepts various deposit products, including checking, savings, and money market accounts, as well as time certificates of deposit. The company also provides loan products comprising commercial real estate loans, construction and land development loans, commercial lines of credit, and commercial term loans; consumer loans, including loans extended to individuals for household, family, and other personal expenditures not secured by real estate; and 1-4 family residential mortgages and home equity loans. In addition, it offers trust services, including the administration of estates, conservatorships, personal trusts, and agency accounts. Further, the company provides internet and mobile banking services; treasury management services comprising cash management, client-generated automated clearing house transaction, remote deposit, and fraud protection services; and merchant credit card processing services and corporate credit cards. It has seven offices in the Des Moines area; one office in Coralville and Iowa; and one office each in Rochester, Owatonna, Mankato, and St. Cloud, Minnesota. West Bancorporation, Inc. was founded in 1893 and is headquartered in West Des Moines, Iowa.

West Bancorporation Price Performance

Shares of WTBA Stock traded up $0.04 on Wednesday, hitting $24.99. 13 shares of the company's stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 21,982. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.18, a current ratio of 0.86 and a quick ratio of 0.86. West Bancorporation has a 12 month low of $22.47 and a 12 month high of $34.50. The stock has a market cap of $415.83 million, a P/E ratio of 8.32 and a beta of 0.93. The company has a 50 day moving average of $24.32 and a 200 day moving average of $26.23.

West Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WTBA - Get Rating) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 28th. The financial services provider reported $0.75 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.69 by $0.06. West Bancorporation had a return on equity of 20.91% and a net margin of 41.85%. The business had revenue of $26.52 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $26.20 million. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.79 EPS. On average, equities research analysts predict that West Bancorporation will post 2.82 EPS for the current year.

West Bancorporation Dividend Announcement

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, August 24th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, August 10th will be given a $0.25 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, August 9th. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.00%. West Bancorporation's dividend payout ratio is presently 33.33%.

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WTBA Stock News Headlines

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WTBA Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 5/25 Dividend
5/10/2022
Dividend Payable
5/25/2022
Last Earnings
7/28/2022
Ex-Dividend for 8/24 Dividend
8/09/2022
Today
8/10/2022
Dividend Payable
8/24/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
10/27/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
State commercial banks
Sub-Industry
Regional Banks
Sector
Finance
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:WTBA
CUSIP
95123P10
Employees
167
Year Founded
N/A

Profitability

Net Income
$49.61 million
Pretax Margin
53.54%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$117.01 million
Cash Flow
$3.26 per share
Book Value
$15.73 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
16,018,000
Market Cap
$417.00 million
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.93

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WTBA Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

How have WTBA shares performed in 2022?

West Bancorporation's stock was trading at $31.07 on January 1st, 2022. Since then, WTBA stock has decreased by 19.3% and is now trading at $25.06.
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When is West Bancorporation's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 27th 2022.
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How were West Bancorporation's earnings last quarter?

West Bancorporation, Inc. (NASDAQ:WTBA) posted its earnings results on Thursday, July, 28th. The financial services provider reported $0.75 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.69 by $0.06. The financial services provider had revenue of $26.52 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $26.20 million. West Bancorporation had a net margin of 41.85% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 20.91%. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.79 earnings per share.

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

West Bancorporation announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, July 29th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, August 10th will be given a dividend of $0.25 per share on Wednesday, August 24th. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.99%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, August 9th.
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Is West Bancorporation a good dividend stock?

West Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WTBA) pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 4.01%. WTBA has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The company has been increasing its dividend for 2 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 33.33%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, WTBA will have a dividend payout ratio of 43.29% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What is David D. (Dave) Nelson's approval rating as West Bancorporation's CEO?

1 employees have rated West Bancorporation Chief Executive Officer David D. (Dave) Nelson on Glassdoor.com. David D. (Dave) Nelson has an approval rating of 100% among the company's employees. This puts David D. (Dave) Nelson in the top 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of West Bancorporation own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other West Bancorporation investors own include Wells Fargo & Company (WFC), Comcast (CMCSA), Kohl's (KSS), Southern (SO), Verizon Communications (VZ), Enbridge (ENB), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Huntington Bancshares (HBAN) and International Paper (IP).

What is West Bancorporation's stock symbol?

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

Who are West Bancorporation's major shareholders?

West Bancorporation's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include West Bancorporation Inc. (2.42%), Legacy Bridge LLC (1.95%), Pacific Ridge Capital Partners LLC (1.81%), Kennedy Capital Management Inc. (0.92%), Aptus Capital Advisors LLC (0.62%) and Foster Group Inc. (0.18%). Insiders that own company stock include Bradley P Peters, David D Nelson, David D Nelson, David R Milligan, Douglas R Gulling, George D Milligan, Michael J Gerdin, Patrick J Donovan, Patrick J Donovan and Sean Patrick Mcmurray.
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How do I buy shares of West Bancorporation?

Shares of WTBA stock 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 West Bancorporation's stock price today?

One share of WTBA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $25.06.

How much money does West Bancorporation make?

West Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WTBA) has a market capitalization of $417.00 million and generates $117.01 million in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $49.61 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.00 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does West Bancorporation have?

The company employs 167 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 official website for the company is www.westbankstrong.com. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at (515) 222-2300, via email at dgulling@westbankstrong.com, or via fax at 515-222-2346.

This page (NASDAQ:WTBA) was last updated on 8/11/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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