NASDAQ:WTBA - West Bancorporation Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$24.15 -0.05 (-0.21 %)
(As of 08/20/2018 06:35 AM ET)
Previous Close$24.20
Today's Range$24.10 - $24.3008
52-Week Range$20.90 - $28.00
Volume51,221 shs
Average Volume20,234 shs
Market Capitalization$395.17 million
P/E Ratio14.70
Dividend Yield3.33%
Beta0.85
West Bancorporation, Inc. operates as the 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 offers 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. The company has eight offices in the Des Moines metropolitan area; one office in Iowa City; one office in Coralville; and one office in Rochester, Minnesota. West Bancorporation, Inc. was founded in 1893 and is based in West Des Moines, Iowa.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry State commercial banks
Sub-IndustryRegional Banks
SectorFinance
SymbolNASDAQ:WTBA
CUSIP95123P10
Phone515-222-2300

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.64
Current Ratio0.84
Quick Ratio0.84

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio14.70
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$81.68 million
Price / Sales4.82
Cash Flow$1.8956 per share
Price / Cash12.74
Book Value$10.98 per share
Price / Book2.20

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net Income$23.07 million
Net Margins28.63%
Return on Equity15.09%
Return on Assets1.28%

Miscellaneous

Employees162
Outstanding Shares16,300,000
Market Cap$395.17 million

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, July 25th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, August 8th will be given a dividend of $0.20 per share on Wednesday, August 22nd. This represents a $0.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.31%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, August 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, July, 26th. The financial services provider reported $0.41 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.45 by $0.04. The financial services provider had revenue of $17.32 million for the quarter. West Bancorporation had a return on equity of 15.09% and a net margin of 28.63%. View West Bancorporation's Earnings History.

When is West Bancorporation's next earnings date?

West Bancorporation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October, 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:
  • Mr. David D. Nelson, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 57)
  • Mr. Douglas Ray Gulling, Exec. VP, Treasurer & CFO (Age 64)
  • Mr. Brad Lee Winterbottom, Exec. VP (Age 61)
  • Mr. Harlee N. Olafson, Exec. VP & Chief Risk Officer (Age 60)
  • Ms. Marie I. Roberts, Sr. VP, Controller & Chief Accounting Officer

Has West Bancorporation been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about WTBA stock have trended somewhat negative this week, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. West Bancorporation earned a news and rumor sentiment score of 0.00 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news stories about the financial services provider an impact score of 47.27 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future. View Recent Headlines for West Bancorporation.

Who are West Bancorporation's major shareholders?

West Bancorporation's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (5.54%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.48%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.56%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.76%), Bank of America Corp DE (0.47%) and Martingale Asset Management L P (0.38%). Company insiders that own West Bancorporation stock include Harlee Olafson, Marie I Roberts, Michael J Gerdin and Steven T Schuler. View Institutional Ownership Trends for West Bancorporation.

Which institutional investors are selling West Bancorporation stock?

WTBA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Russell Investments Group Ltd., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Martingale Asset Management L P, Mackay Shields LLC and Iowa State Bank. View Insider Buying and Selling for West Bancorporation.

Which institutional investors are buying West Bancorporation stock?

WTBA stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Bailard Inc., Bank of America Corp DE, BlackRock Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC and Acadian Asset Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for West Bancorporation.

How do I buy shares of West Bancorporation?

Shares of WTBA 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 WTBA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $24.15.

How big of a company is West Bancorporation?

West Bancorporation has a market capitalization of $395.17 million and generates $81.68 million in revenue each year. West Bancorporation employs 162 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 (NASDAQ WTBA)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  79 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  82 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  161
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about West Bancorporation and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe WTBA will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe WTBA will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 8/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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