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NASDAQ:WTBAWest Bancorporation Stock Price, Forecast & News

$17.18
+0.78 (+4.76 %)
(As of 08/7/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$16.47
Now: $17.18
$17.22
50-Day Range
$15.66
MA: $16.83
$17.73
52-Week Range
$13.74
Now: $17.18
$25.93
Volume4,687 shs
Average Volume29,396 shs
Market Capitalization$282.95 million
P/E Ratio9.09
Dividend Yield4.88%
Beta0.91
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.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 1.0Community Rank: 1.8Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 4.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.44 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$106.99 million
Cash Flow$2.06 per share
Book Value$12.67 per share

Profitability

Net Income$28.69 million

Miscellaneous

Employees163
Market Cap$282.95 million
Next Earnings Date10/22/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$17.18
+0.78 (+4.76 %)
(As of 08/7/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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West Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WTBA) Frequently Asked Questions

How has West Bancorporation's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

West Bancorporation's stock was trading at $17.36 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, WTBA shares have decreased by 1.0% and is now trading at $17.18.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of West Bancorporation?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for West Bancorporation in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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When is West Bancorporation's next earnings date?

West Bancorporation is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 22nd 2020.
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How were West Bancorporation's earnings last quarter?

West Bancorporation, Inc. (NASDAQ:WTBA) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July, 23rd. The financial services provider reported $0.48 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.42 by $0.06. The financial services provider earned $22.52 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $21.80 million. West Bancorporation had a net margin of 28.60% and a return on equity of 15.12%.
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How often does West Bancorporation pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for West Bancorporation?

West Bancorporation announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, July 24th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, August 5th will be given a dividend of $0.21 per share on Wednesday, August 19th. This represents a $0.84 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.89%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, August 4th.
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What price target have analysts set for WTBA?

1 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for West Bancorporation's stock. Their forecasts range from $18.50 to $18.50. On average, they expect West Bancorporation's share price to reach $18.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 7.7% from the stock's current price.
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Has West Bancorporation been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about WTBA stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. West Bancorporation earned a news sentiment score of 1.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the financial services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future.
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Who are some of West Bancorporation's key competitors?

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 & Co (WFC), Comcast (CMCSA), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Kohl's (KSS), Servicemaster Global (SERV), Southern (SO), Verizon Communications (VZ), Advance Auto Parts (AAP), Consolidated Edison (ED) and Enbridge (ENB).

Who are West Bancorporation's key executives?

West Bancorporation's management team includes the following 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)

What is West Bancorporation's stock symbol?

West Bancorporation trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "WTBA."

Who are West Bancorporation's major shareholders?

West Bancorporation's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Legacy Bridge LLC (2.83%), LSV Asset Management (0.49%), Fifth Third Bancorp (0.35%), UBS Group AG (0.34%), Assenagon Asset Management S.A. (0.26%) and WINTON GROUP Ltd (0.17%). Company insiders that own West Bancorporation stock include David R Milligan, George D Milligan, Michael J Gerdin, Patrick J Donovan, Sean Patrick Mcmurray, Steven T Schuler and Therese M Vaughan.
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Which major investors are selling West Bancorporation stock?

WTBA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Legacy Bridge LLC, LSV Asset Management, UBS Group AG, Carnegie Capital Asset Management LLC, and Russell Investments Group Ltd..
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Which major investors are buying West Bancorporation stock?

WTBA stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fifth Third Bancorp, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Mackay Shields LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, US Bancorp DE, SG Americas Securities LLC, WINTON GROUP Ltd, and Gilbert & Cook Inc.. Company insiders that have bought West Bancorporation stock in the last two years include David R Milligan, George D Milligan, Michael J Gerdin, Patrick J Donovan, Sean Patrick Mcmurray, Steven T Schuler, and Therese M Vaughan.
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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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is West Bancorporation's stock price today?

One share of WTBA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $17.18.

How big of a company is West Bancorporation?

West Bancorporation has a market capitalization of $282.95 million and generates $106.99 million in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $28.69 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.74 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 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]

This page was last updated on 8/9/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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