NASDAQ:WTBA - West Bancorporation Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $20.43 +0.63 (+3.18 %) (As of 03/26/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$19.80Today's Range$20.00 - $20.4652-Week Range$18.06 - $26.95Volume1,754 shsAverage Volume28,755 shsMarket Capitalization$333.01 millionP/E Ratio11.78Dividend Yield4.09%Beta0.84 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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 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. 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 eight offices in the Des Moines area; 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. Receive WTBA News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for WTBA and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry State commercial banks Sub-IndustryRegional Banks SectorFinance Current SymbolNASDAQ:WTBA Previous Symbol CUSIP95123P10 CIK1166928 Webwww.westbankstrong.com Phone515-222-2300Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.97 Current Ratio0.92 Quick Ratio0.92Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio11.78 Forward P/E Ratio11.95 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$92.54 million Price / Sales3.60 Cash Flow$2.2352 per share Price / Cash Flow9.14 Book Value$11.72 per share Price / Book1.74Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.73 Net Income$28.51 million Net Margins30.80% Return on Equity15.49% Return on Assets1.30%Miscellaneous Employees163 Outstanding Shares16,300,000Market Cap$333.01 million Next Earnings Date4/25/2019 (Confirmed) OptionableOptionable 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, January 23rd. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, February 6th will be paid a dividend of $0.20 per share on Wednesday, February 20th. This represents a $0.80 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.92%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, February 5th. View West Bancorporation's Dividend History. How were West Bancorporation's earnings last quarter? West Bancorporation, Inc. (NASDAQ:WTBA) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, January, 24th. The financial services provider reported $0.45 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.42 by $0.03. The financial services provider had revenue of $17.36 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $17.43 million. West Bancorporation had a net margin of 30.80% and a return on equity of 15.49%. 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, April 25th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for West Bancorporation. What price target have analysts set for WTBA? 1 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for West Bancorporation's shares. Their forecasts range from $27.00 to $27.00. On average, they expect West Bancorporation's share price to reach $27.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 32.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for West Bancorporation. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for West Bancorporation? 1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for West Bancorporation in the last year. There are currently 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for West Bancorporation. Has West Bancorporation been receiving favorable news coverage? News stories about WTBA stock have trended somewhat negative on Tuesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. West Bancorporation earned a media sentiment score of -1.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the financial services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. Who are some of West Bancorporation's key competitors? Some companies that are related to West Bancorporation include Veritex (VBTX), 1st Source (SRCE), TriCo Bancshares (TCBK), Lakeland Financial (LKFN), Southside Bancshares (SBSI), First Bancorp (FBNC), OFG Bancorp (OFG), FB Financial (FBK), Enterprise Financial Services (EFSC), Boston Private Financial (BPFH), Republic Bancorp, Inc. KY (RBCAA), State Bank Financial (STBZ), First National Bank Alaska (FBAK), Washington Trust Bancorp (WASH) and Central Pacific Financial (CPF). 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 Comcast (CMCSA), Advance Auto Parts (AAP), Servicemaster Global (SERV), Nielsen (NLSN), Hemisphere Media Group (HMTV), Wolverine World Wide (WWW), Zogenix (ZGNX), Artisan Partners Asset Management (APAM), RAIT Financial Trust (RAS) and Triple-S Management (GTS). Who are West Bancorporation's key executives? West Bancorporation's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. David D. Nelson, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 58)Mr. Douglas Ray Gulling, Exec. VP, Treasurer & CFO (Age 65)Mr. Brad Lee Winterbottom, Exec. VP (Age 62)Mr. Harlee N. Olafson, Exec. VP & Chief Risk Officer (Age 61)Ms. Jane M. Funk, Sr. VP, Principal Accounting Officer & Controller (Age 50) Who are West Bancorporation's major shareholders? West Bancorporation's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (5.92%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.62%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.62%), Legacy Bridge LLC (3.26%), Northern Trust Corp (1.16%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (1.16%). Company insiders that own West Bancorporation stock include George D Milligan, Marie I Roberts 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 FMR LLC, Martingale Asset Management L P, Millennium Management LLC, Bailard Inc., MetLife Investment Advisors LLC, LSV Asset Management, Mackay Shields LLC and Bessemer Group Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for West Bancorporation. Which institutional investors are buying West Bancorporation stock? WTBA stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Legacy Bridge LLC, BlackRock Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Aptus Capital Advisors LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and Geode Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought West Bancorporation stock in the last two years include George D Milligan and Steven T Schuler. 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 $20.43. How big of a company is West Bancorporation? West Bancorporation has a market capitalization of $333.01 million and generates $92.54 million in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $28.51 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.73 on an earnings per share basis. West Bancorporation employs 163 workers across the globe. What is West Bancorporation's official website? The official website for West Bancorporation is http://www.westbankstrong.com. 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: 2.1 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 91 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 123 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 214MarketBeat'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 3/26/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What are the benefits of a balanced fund?