NASDAQ:WTBA - West Bancorporation Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$20.73 -0.78 (-3.63 %)
(As of 03/19/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$21.51
Today's Range$20.62 - $21.22
52-Week Range$18.06 - $26.95
Volume889 shs
Average Volume26,162 shs
Market Capitalization$337.90 million
P/E Ratio11.95
Dividend Yield3.73%
Beta0.84
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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$92.54 million
Cash Flow$2.0647 per share
Book Value$11.72 per share

Profitability

Net Income$28.51 million

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Market Cap$337.90 million
Next Earnings Date4/25/2019 (Estimated)
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. Stockholders 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 3.86%. 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) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, January, 24th. The financial services provider reported $0.45 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.42 by $0.03. The financial services provider earned $17.36 million during 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 brokers have issued twelve-month target prices for West Bancorporation's stock. Their forecasts range from $27.00 to $27.00. On average, they anticipate West Bancorporation's share price to reach $27.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 30.2% 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?

Headlines about WTBA stock have trended neutral recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. West Bancorporation earned a media sentiment score of 0.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the financial services provider a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days.

Who are some of West Bancorporation's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of West Bancorporation own?

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, EVP, 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, Principal Accounting Officer (Age 50)

Who are West Bancorporation's major shareholders?

West Bancorporation's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional 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 $20.73.

How big of a company is West Bancorporation?

West Bancorporation has a market capitalization of $337.90 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.

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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  91 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  122 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  213
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This page was last updated on 3/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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