West Bancorporation Company Profile (NASDAQ:WTBA)

About West Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WTBA)

West Bancorporation logoWest 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.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Commercial Banks
  • Sub-Industry: Regional Banks
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:WTBA
  • CUSIP: 95123P10
  • Web: www.westbankstrong.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $370.42 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 16,211,000
Average Prices:
  • 52 Week Range: $18.75 - $25.05
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio:
  • P/E Growth:
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $66.21 million
  • Price / Sales: 5.59
  • Book Value: $10.79 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.12
Dividend:
  • Annual Dividend: $0.72
  • Dividend Yield: 3.2%
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 31.77%
  • Return on Equity: 14.41%
  • Return on Assets: 1.30%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.84%
  • Current Ratio: 0.92%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.92%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 18,341 shs.
  • Beta: 1.07
  • Short Ratio: 7.12
 

Frequently Asked Questions for West Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WTBA)

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 Thursday, July 27th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, August 9th will be paid a dividend of $0.18 per share on Wednesday, August 23rd. This represents a $0.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.15%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, August 7th. View West Bancorporation's Dividend History.

How were West Bancorporation's earnings last quarter?

West Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WTBA) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July, 27th. The company reported $0.39 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.35 by $0.04. The firm had revenue of $17.41 million for the quarter. West Bancorporation had a return on equity of 14.41% and a net margin of 31.77%. 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, October, 26th 2017. 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
  • David R. Milligan, Independent Chairman of the Board
  • 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
  • Harlee N. Olafson, Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer of the Company; Director, Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer of West Bank
  • Brad L. Winterbottom, Executive Vice President; President, Director of West Bank
  • Frank W. Berlin, Independent Director
  • Joyce Ann Chapman, Independent Director
  • Steven K. Gaer, Independent Director
  • Michael J. Gerdin, Independent Director
  • Kaye R. Lozier, Independent Director

Who owns West Bancorporation stock?

West Bancorporation's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.99%), Vanguard Group Inc. (3.67%), State Street Corp (1.76%), Banc Funds Co. LLC (1.44%), Northern Trust Corp (1.33%) and Kennedy Capital Management Inc. (0.94%). 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., TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC, California State Teachers Retirement System, Spark Investment Management LLC, Rhumbline Advisers, Kennedy Capital Management Inc., Royal Bank of Canada and The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company . Company insiders that have sold West Bancorporation stock in the last year include Harlee Olafson, Marie I Roberts and Michael J Gerdin. View Insider Buying and Selling for West Bancorporation.

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

West Bancorporation's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Trust Advisors LP, State Street Corp, OxFORD Asset Management LLP, Alliancebernstein L.P., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Pacific Ridge Capital Partners LLC, Northern Trust Corp and LSV Asset Management. 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 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 $22.85.


MarketBeat Community Rating for West Bancorporation (NASDAQ WTBA)
Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  24 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  27 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  51
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for West Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WTBA) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: No ratings tracked in the last 12 months.
Consensus Rating:N/A (Score: NaN)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for West Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WTBA)
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Earnings

Earnings History for West Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WTBA)
Earnings by Quarter for West Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WTBA)
Earnings History by Quarter for West Bancorporation (NASDAQ WTBA)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/25/2017$0.38N/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

Earnings Estimates for West Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WTBA)

No earnings estimates for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for West Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WTBA)
Most Recent Dividend:8/23/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.72
Dividend Yield:3.15%
Payout Ratio:48.32% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for West Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WTBA)

Dividend History by Quarter for West Bancorporation (NASDAQ WTBA)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
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

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for West Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WTBA)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 2.87%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 28.78%
Insider Trades by Quarter for West Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WTBA)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for West Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WTBA)
Insider Trades by Quarter for West Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WTBA)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
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

Headline Trends for West Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WTBA)
Latest Headlines for West Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WTBA)
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DateHeadline
americanbankingnews.com logoWest Bancorporation (WTBA) Downgraded to "Sell" at BidaskClub
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 1 at 8:05 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWest Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WTBA) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.04 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 28 at 4:47 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWest Bancorporation (WTBA) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Thursday
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 22 at 11:26 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoInsider Selling: West Bancorporation (WTBA) SVP Sells 1,681 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 13 at 8:41 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWest Bancorporation, Inc. (wtba) Declares Dividend Increase - $0.18 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 5:38 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWest Bancorporation (WTBA) Given Daily Media Impact Rating of 0.56
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 2 at 11:02 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to West Bancorp, Inc. : May 1, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 1 at 7:47 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWest Bancorporation (WTBA) Earns Daily News Impact Rating of 0.42
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 29 at 9:23 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWest Bancorp, Inc. :WTBA-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : April 28, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 29 at 2:36 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of WTBA earnings conference call or presentation 28-Apr-17 3:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - April 29 at 2:36 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWest Bancorporation, Inc. (WTBA) Issues Earnings Results
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 28 at 4:46 PM
nasdaq.com logoWest Bancorporation, Inc. Announces Record Net Income, Declares Record Quarterly Dividend
www.nasdaq.com - April 27 at 11:36 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWest Bancorp, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : WTBA-US : April 14, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 14 at 11:51 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWest Bancorporation, Inc. to Announce Quarterly Results, Hold Conference Call
finance.yahoo.com - March 24 at 3:44 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of WTBA earnings conference call or presentation 27-Jan-17 4:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - January 28 at 2:40 AM
seekingalpha.com logoWest Bancorporation's (WTBA) CEO Dave Nelson on Q4 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
seekingalpha.com - January 27 at 4:10 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ4 2016 West Bancorporation Inc Earnings Release - Before Market Open
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 27 at 6:49 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of WTBA earnings conference call or presentation 28-Oct-16 3:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - October 29 at 11:04 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of WTBA earnings conference call or presentation 29-Jul-16 3:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - July 29 at 4:38 PM
globenewswire.com logoWest Bancorporation, Inc. Announces Second Quarter Record Net Income, Declares Quarterly Dividend
globenewswire.com - July 28 at 11:42 AM
forbes.com logoEx-Dividend Reminder: Pinnacle West Capital, East West Bancorp and LegacyTexas Financial Group
www.forbes.com - July 26 at 11:54 AM
bloomberg.com logoAsian Stocks Fall With Korean Won as Crude Oil Holds Below $45
www.bloomberg.com - July 19 at 8:31 PM
nasdaq.com logoGlacier Bancorp, Inc. Announces Second Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
www.nasdaq.com - July 6 at 8:50 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoWEST 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
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of WTBA earnings conference call or presentation 29-Apr-16 3:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - April 29 at 2:12 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ1 2016 West Bancorporation Inc Earnings Release - Before Market Open
biz.yahoo.com - April 28 at 7:07 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoWEST BANCORPORATION INC Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report
biz.yahoo.com - March 3 at 8:40 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of WTBA earnings conference call or presentation 29-Jan-16 4:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - January 29 at 1:10 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ4 2015 West Bancorporation Inc Earnings Release - Before Market Open
biz.yahoo.com - January 28 at 7:07 AM
thestreet.com logoWest Bancorporation Enters Oversold Territory
www.thestreet.com - January 23 at 11:43 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWEST BANCORPORATION INC Financials
finance.yahoo.com - December 8 at 1:16 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of WTBA earnings conference call or presentation 30-Oct-15 7:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - October 30 at 4:43 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoWEST 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
biz.yahoo.com logoQ3 2015 West Bancorporation Inc Earnings Release - Before Market Open
biz.yahoo.com - October 30 at 7:07 AM

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