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West Bancorporation (WTBA) Stock Price, News & Analysis

-0.38 (-2.16%)
(As of 05/28/2024 ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
10,536 shs
Average Volume
25,313 shs
Market Capitalization
$289.54 million
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

West Bancorporation MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
0.00 Rating Score
24.9% Upside
$21.50 Price Target
Short Interest
1.97% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
News Sentiment
Insider Trading
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $1.30 to $1.50 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

1.70 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

798th out of 880 stocks

State Commercial Banks Industry

174th out of 179 stocks

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About West Bancorporation Stock (NASDAQ:WTBA)

West Bancorporation, Inc. operates as the financial holding company provides community banking and trust services to individuals and small- to medium-sized businesses in the United States. It offers deposit services, 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 online and mobile banking, treasury management services including cash management, client-generated automated clearing house transactions, remote deposit, and fraud protection services; merchant credit card processing and corporate credit cards; and administration of estates, conservatorships, personal trusts, and agency accounts. The company was founded in 1893 and is headquartered in West Des Moines, Iowa.

WTBA Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 5/22 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End

Industry, Sector and Symbol

State commercial banks
Regional Banks
Current Symbol
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
High Stock Price Target
Low Stock Price Target
Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
0 Analysts


Net Income
$24.14 million
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$75.87 million
Cash Flow
$1.71 per share
Book Value
$13.45 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$289.54 million

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WTBA Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

What is West Bancorporation's stock price target for 2024?

0 Wall Street research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for West Bancorporation's shares. Their WTBA share price targets range from $21.50 to $21.50. On average, they expect the company's share price to reach $21.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 24.9% from the stock's current price.
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How have WTBA shares performed in 2024?

West Bancorporation's stock was trading at $21.20 at the start of the year. Since then, WTBA shares have decreased by 18.8% and is now trading at $17.22.
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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, July 25th 2024.
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How were West Bancorporation's earnings last quarter?

West Bancorporation, Inc. (NASDAQ:WTBA) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April, 25th. The financial services provider reported $0.35 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.27 by $0.08. The financial services provider had revenue of $19.05 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $18.89 million. West Bancorporation had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 10.16% and a net margin of 12.48%.

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

West Bancorporation declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, April 24th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, May 8th will be paid a dividend of $0.25 per share on Wednesday, May 22nd. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 5.81%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, May 7th.
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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 5.68%. WTBA has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The dividend payout ratio is 75.76%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on earnings estimates, WTBA will have a dividend payout ratio of 66.67% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for WTBA.

What ETF holds West Bancorporation's stock?

Opus Small Cap Value Plus ETF holds 186,739 shares of WTBA stock, representing 1.05% of its portfolio.

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 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).

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 Vanguard Group Inc. (4.36%), West Bancorporation Inc. (2.63%), Legacy Bridge LLC (1.82%), Pacific Ridge Capital Partners LLC (1.45%), Kennedy Capital Management LLC (0.32%) and Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (0.25%). Insiders that own company stock include Bradley P Peters, David D Nelson, Douglas R Gulling, George D Milligan, 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 Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NASDAQ:WTBA) was last updated on 5/29/2024 by Staff

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