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About West Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WTBA)
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.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry State commercial banks
Trailing P/E Ratio15.52
Forward P/E RatioN/A
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$81.68 million
Price / Sales5.05
Cash Flow$1.9074 per share
Price / Cash13.29
Book Value$10.98 per share
Price / Book2.31
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net Income$23.07 million
Return on Equity15.03%
Return on Assets1.31%
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, April 25th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, May 9th will be given a dividend of $0.20 per share on Wednesday, May 23rd. This represents a $0.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.16%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, May 8th. This is a positive change from West Bancorporation's previous quarterly dividend of $0.18. View West Bancorporation's Dividend History.
How were West Bancorporation's earnings last quarter?
West Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WTBA) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April, 26th. The financial services provider reported $0.45 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.45. The financial services provider had revenue of $17.33 million for the quarter. West Bancorporation had a return on equity of 15.03% and a net margin of 28.86%. View West Bancorporation's Earnings History.
When is West Bancorporation's next earnings date?
Who are some of West Bancorporation's key competitors?
Some companies that are related to West Bancorporation include S&T Bancorp (STBA), First Busey (BUSE), Seacoast Banking Co. of Florida (SBCF), Boston Private Financial (BPFH), 1st Source (SRCE), FB Financial (FBK), State Bank Financial (STBZ), Enterprise Financial Services (EFSC), Lakeland Financial (LKFN), First Bancorp (FBNC), Southside Bancshares (SBSI), Live Oak Bank (LOB), Triumph Bancorp (TBK), MainSource Financial Group (MSFG) and Washington Trust Bancorp (WASH).
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?
News articles about WTBA stock have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. West Bancorporation earned a news impact score of 0.22 on Accern's scale. They also gave news headlines about the financial services provider an impact score of 47.40 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term.
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. (5.48%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.30%), Pacific Ridge Capital Partners LLC (1.04%), BTC Capital Management Inc. (0.65%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (0.54%) and Prudential Financial Inc. (0.44%). 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 major investors are selling West Bancorporation stock?
Which major investors are buying West Bancorporation stock?
WTBA stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BTC Capital Management Inc., BlackRock Inc., Pacific Ridge Capital Partners LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Mackay Shields LLC, Millennium Management LLC, Chicago Equity Partners LLC and Prudential Financial Inc.. 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 $25.35.
How big of a company is West Bancorporation?
West Bancorporation has a market capitalization of $411.67 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]
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West Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WTBA) Analyst Ratings History
(Data available from 5/22/2016 forward)
|Date||Brokerage||Action||Rating||Price Target||Impact on Share Price||Details|
West Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WTBA) Earnings History and Estimates Chart
West Bancorporation (NASDAQ WTBA) Earnings History by Quarter
(Earnings results data provided by Zacks Investment Research)
|Date||Quarter||Consensus Estimate||Actual EPS||Revenue Estimate||Actual Revenue||Release Link||Conference Call||Details|
|4/26/2018||Q1 2018||$0.45||$0.45||$17.33 million||View||N/A|
|1/25/2018||Q4 2017||$0.39||$0.4030||$17.45 million||View||Listen|
|10/26/2017||Q3 2017||$0.38||$0.39||$17.30 million||View||N/A|
|7/27/2017||Q2 2017||$0.35||$0.39||$17.41 million||View||N/A|
|4/27/2017||Q1 2017||$0.33||$0.37||$16.55 million||View||N/A|
|1/26/2017||Q416||$0.35||$0.37||$16.47 million||$16.36 million||View||N/A|
|7/28/2016||Q2||$0.33||$0.34||$15.85 million||$16.18 million||View||N/A|
|4/28/2016||Q1||$0.33||$0.35||$15.83 million||$15.93 million||View||N/A|
|1/28/2016||Q415||$0.35||$0.37||$16.05 million||$16.62 million||View||Listen|
|10/30/2015||Q315||$0.33||$0.34||$15.48 million||$15.64 million||View||Listen|
|7/24/2015||Q215||$0.33||$0.33||$15.36 million||$15.28 million||View||Listen|
|4/23/2015||Q414||$0.30||$0.32||$15.69 million||$14.82 million||View||N/A|
|1/30/2015||Q314||$0.31||$0.36||$15.28 million||$15.74 million||View||N/A|
|10/24/2014||Q214||$0.30||$0.32||$15.09 million||$14.92 million||View||Listen|
|7/25/2014||Q114||$0.28||$0.30||$14.63 million||$14.43 million||View||N/A|
|4/24/2014||$0.25||$0.27||$14.02 million||$14.36 million||View||N/A|
|1/24/2014||Q413||$0.24||$0.27||$14.34 million||$13.84 million||View||N/A|
|10/25/2013||Q313||$0.26||$0.27||$13.90 million||$13.76 million||View||N/A|
|7/26/2013||Q2 2013||$0.24||$0.25||$13.19 million||$13.55 million||View||N/A|
|4/25/2013||Q1 2013||$0.22||$0.23||$13.06 million||$13.05 million||View||N/A|
West Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WTBA) Dividend Information
West Bancorporation pays an annual dividend of $0.80 per share, with a dividend yield of 3.16%. WTBA's next quarterly dividend payment will be made on Wednesday, May 23.
|Payout Ratio(s):||41.94% (Based on Cash Flow)|
West Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WTBA) Dividend History by Quarter
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Announced||Period||Amount||Yield||Ex-Dividend Date||Record Date||Payable Date|
West Bancorporation (NASDAQ WTBA) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History
Insider Ownership Percentage: 3.27%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 33.01%
West Bancorporation (NASDAQ WTBA) Insider Trading History
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Transaction Date||Insider Name||Title||Buy/Sell||Number of Shares||Average Share Price||Total Transaction||Shares Held After Transaction||Details|
|3/8/2018||Steven T Schuler||Director||Buy||1,000||$25.45||$25,450.00||1,000|| |
|12/1/2017||Marie I Roberts||SVP||Sell||824||$27.40||$22,577.60|| |
|11/13/2017||Marie I Roberts||SVP||Sell||1,000||$23.80||$23,800.00|| |
|6/9/2017||Marie I Roberts||SVP||Sell||1,681||$23.33||$39,217.73||16,500|| |
|11/22/2016||Marie I Roberts||SVP||Sell||650||$23.45||$15,242.50||13,850|| |
|11/21/2016||Harlee Olafson||Insider||Sell||2,500||$23.10||$57,750.00||49,977|| |
|11/16/2016||Michael J. Gerdin||Director||Sell||2,500||$22.88||$57,200.00||6,100|| |
|2/29/2016||Philip Jason Worth||Director||Buy||100||$17.90||$1,790.00||4,894|| |
|2/16/2016||David D Nelson||CEO||Buy||607||$17.99||$10,919.93||74,233|| |
|2/8/2016||Douglas R Gulling||CFO||Buy||300||$16.30||$4,890.00||40,666|| |
|2/5/2016||David R Milligan||Director||Buy||1,000||$17.00||$17,000.00||30,000|| |
|2/5/2016||Marie I Roberts||CAO||Buy||200||$17.00||$3,400.00||10,350|| |
|8/5/2014||Douglas R Gulling||CFO||Sell||3,598||$14.29||$51,415.42|| |
|5/6/2014||David D Nelson||CEO||Buy||1,000||$14.05||$14,050.00|| |
|5/2/2014||David R Milligan||Director||Buy||1,000||$14.30||$14,300.00|| |
|2/3/2014||Steven K Gaer||Director||Buy||1,000||$14.12||$14,120.00|| |
|11/15/2013||Brad L Winterbottom||EVP||Buy||1,000||$13.87||$13,870.00|| |
|11/1/2013||David D Nelson||CEO||Buy||1,000||$13.60||$13,600.00|| |
|10/31/2013||David D Nelson||CEO||Buy||1,000||$14.00||$14,000.00|| |
|8/28/2013||David R Milligan||Director||Buy||1,153||$12.25||$14,124.25|| |
|8/27/2013||Douglas R Gulling||CFO||Sell||5,000||$12.50||$62,500.00|| |
|8/16/2013||David R Milligan||Director||Buy||1,000||$12.95||$12,950.00|| |
|8/1/2013||Robert G Pulver||Director||Buy||11,300||$14.43||$163,059.00|| |
|2/13/2013||David D Nelson||CEO||Buy||1,000||$11.00||$11,000.00|| |
|11/28/2012||David D Nelson||CEO||Buy||2,000||$10.26||$20,520.00|| |
|11/21/2012||David D Nelson||CEO||Buy||1,000||$10.35||$10,350.00|| |
|11/15/2012||George D Milligan||Director||Buy||2,000||$9.94||$19,880.00|| |
|11/14/2012||David D Nelson||CEO||Buy||1,000||$10.00||$10,000.00|| |
West Bancorporation (NASDAQ WTBA) News Headlines
|West Bancorporation (WTBA) Plans Quarterly Dividend of $0.20|
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 12:38 PM
|West Bancorporation (WTBA) Rating Lowered to Hold at BidaskClub|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 28 at 7:40 AM
|West Bancorporation's (WTBA) CEO Dave Nelson on Q1 2018 Results - Earnings Call Transcript|
seekingalpha.com - April 28 at 7:21 AM
|Edited Transcript of WTBA earnings conference call or presentation 27-Apr-18 3:00pm GMT|
finance.yahoo.com - April 28 at 7:21 AM
|West Bancorporation (WTBA) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Meets Expectations|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 26 at 3:56 PM
|West Bancorporation, Inc. Announces Record Net Income, Declares Increased and Record Quarterly Dividend|
finance.yahoo.com - April 26 at 3:20 PM
|West Bancorporation (WTBA) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Thursday|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 19 at 1:38 AM
|West Bancorporation, Inc. to Announce Quarterly Results, Hold Conference Call|
finance.yahoo.com - March 23 at 3:17 PM
|West Bancorporation (WTBA) Raised to Buy at BidaskClub|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 17 at 4:28 PM
|West Bancorporation, Inc. (WTBA) Director Acquires $25,450.00 in Stock|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 9 at 9:43 AM
|West Bancorporation, Inc. (WTBA) Shares Sold by Banc Funds Co. LLC|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 4 at 4:42 AM
|Read This Before Buying West Bancorporation Inc (NASDAQ:WTBA) For Its Upcoming $0.18 Dividend|
finance.yahoo.com - February 28 at 5:10 AM
|Pacific Ridge Capital Partners LLC Acquires 3,840 Shares of West Bancorporation, Inc. (WTBA)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 24 at 4:10 PM
|West Bancorporation, Inc. (WTBA) to Issue $0.18 Quarterly Dividend|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 1 at 8:34 AM
|West Bancorporation (WTBA) Posts Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.01 EPS|
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 25 at 7:10 PM
|West Bancorporation (WTBA) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Wednesday|
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 17 at 3:10 AM
|West Bancorporation (WTBA) Stock Rating Lowered by BidaskClub|
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 30 at 12:42 PM
|Marie I. Roberts Sells 824 Shares of West Bancorporation, Inc. (WTBA) Stock|
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 1 at 11:26 PM
|West Bancorporation (WTBA) SVP Marie I. Roberts Sells 1,000 Shares|
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 14 at 9:50 PM
|West Bancorporation (WTBA) Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.18|
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 2 at 10:56 AM
|West Bancorporation (WTBA) Releases Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.01 EPS|
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 26 at 9:06 PM
|West Bancorporation (WTBA) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Thursday|
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 19 at 1:44 AM
|West Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WTBA) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.04 EPS|
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 28 at 4:47 PM
|West Bancorporation, Inc. Announces Record Net Income, Declares Record Quarterly Dividend|
www.nasdaq.com - April 27 at 11:36 AM
|West Bancorporation's (WTBA) CEO Dave Nelson on Q4 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript|
seekingalpha.com - January 27 at 4:10 PM
|Q4 2016 West Bancorporation Inc Earnings Release - Before Market Open|
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 27 at 6:49 AM
|West Bancorporation, Inc. Announces Second Quarter Record Net Income, Declares Quarterly Dividend|
globenewswire.com - July 28 at 11:42 AM
|Ex-Dividend Reminder: Pinnacle West Capital, East West Bancorp and LegacyTexas Financial Group|
www.forbes.com - July 26 at 11:54 AM
|Asian Stocks Fall With Korean Won as Crude Oil Holds Below $45|
www.bloomberg.com - July 19 at 8:31 PM
|Glacier Bancorp, Inc. Announces Second Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call|
www.nasdaq.com - July 6 at 8:50 PM
|WEST 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
|Q1 2016 West Bancorporation Inc Earnings Release - Before Market Open|
biz.yahoo.com - April 28 at 7:07 AM
|WEST BANCORPORATION INC Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report|
biz.yahoo.com - March 3 at 8:40 AM
|Q4 2015 West Bancorporation Inc Earnings Release - Before Market Open|
biz.yahoo.com - January 28 at 7:07 AM
|West Bancorporation Enters Oversold Territory|
www.thestreet.com - January 23 at 11:43 AM
|WEST 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
|Q3 2015 West Bancorporation Inc Earnings Release - Before Market Open|
biz.yahoo.com - October 30 at 7:07 AM
West Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WTBA) SEC Filings
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West Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WTBA) Income Statement, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow Statement
West Bancorporation (NASDAQ WTBA) Stock Chart for Tuesday, May, 22, 2018