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

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$21.17 +0.47 (+2.27 %)
(As of 05/19/2019 05:22 AM ET)
Previous Close$21.17
Today's Range$20.57 - $21.28
52-Week Range$18.06 - $26.55
Volume77,429 shs
Average Volume18,145 shs
Market Capitalization$346.34 million
P/E Ratio12.24
Dividend Yield4.06%
Beta0.8
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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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$2.1870 per share
Book Value$12.00 per share

Profitability

Net Income$28.51 million

Miscellaneous

Employees163
Market Cap$346.34 million
Next Earnings Date7/25/2019 (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 Friday, April 26th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, May 8th will be paid a dividend of $0.21 per share on Wednesday, May 22nd. This represents a $0.84 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.97%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, May 7th. This is a boost from West Bancorporation's previous quarterly dividend of $0.20. View West Bancorporation's Dividend History.

How were West Bancorporation's earnings last quarter?

West Bancorporation, Inc. (NASDAQ:WTBA) announced its earnings results on Thursday, April, 25th. The financial services provider reported $0.42 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.44 by $0.02. The financial services provider had revenue of $18.01 million for the quarter. West Bancorporation had a return on equity of 14.86% and a net margin of 28.99%. 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, July 25th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for West Bancorporation.

What price target have analysts set for WTBA?

1 brokers have issued 1 year price targets for West Bancorporation's shares. Their predictions range from $27.00 to $27.00. On average, they expect West Bancorporation's stock price to reach $27.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 27.5% 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?

Press coverage about WTBA stock has been trending negative on Sunday, InfoTrie reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. 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 daily sentiment score of -2.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the financial services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

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 Comcast (CMCSA), Servicemaster Global (SERV), Hemisphere Media Group (HMTV), Talanx (TLX), Smart Global (SGH), Southern National Banc. of Virginia (SONA), TriMas (TRS), Ultra Clean (UCTT), Veru (VERU) and YRC Worldwide (YRCW).

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 number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (6.11%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.78%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (2.15%), Pacific Ridge Capital Partners LLC (1.42%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.21%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.19%). 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 major investors are selling West Bancorporation stock?

WTBA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Morgan Stanley, Kennedy Capital Management Inc., Martingale Asset Management L P, Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. and LSV Asset Management. View Insider Buying and Selling for West Bancorporation.

Which major investors are buying West Bancorporation stock?

WTBA stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., BlackRock Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Pacific Ridge Capital Partners LLC, Acadian Asset Management LLC, Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC and Hotchkis & Wiley 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 $21.17.

How big of a company is West Bancorporation?

West Bancorporation has a market capitalization of $346.34 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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  92 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  127 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  219
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This page was last updated on 5/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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