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

+0.47 (+2.31 %)
(As of 08/16/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $20.80
50-Day Range
MA: $21.23
52-Week Range
Now: $20.80
Volume14,500 shs
Average Volume23,896 shs
Market Capitalization$340.70 million
P/E Ratio12.02
Dividend Yield4.16%
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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry State commercial banks
Sub-IndustryRegional Banks
Current SymbolNASDAQ:WTBA



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$92.54 million
Cash Flow$2.2034 per share
Book Value$12.33 per share


Net Income$28.51 million


Market Cap$340.70 million
Next Earnings Date10/24/2019 (Estimated)

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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, July 24th. Investors of record on Wednesday, August 7th will be paid a dividend of $0.21 per share on Wednesday, August 21st. This represents a $0.84 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.04%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, August 6th. View West Bancorporation's Dividend History.

How were West Bancorporation's earnings last quarter?

West Bancorporation, Inc. (NASDAQ:WTBA) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July, 25th. The financial services provider reported $0.41 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.42 by $0.01. The financial services provider had revenue of $18.04 million for the quarter. West Bancorporation had a net margin of 27.79% and a return on equity of 14.43%. 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, October 24th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for West Bancorporation.

What price target have analysts set for WTBA?

1 brokers have issued twelve-month 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 twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 29.8% 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 headlines about WTBA stock have been trending negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing 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 news impact score of -2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the financial services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term. View News Stories for West Bancorporation.

Are investors shorting West Bancorporation?

West Bancorporation saw a decline in short interest in July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 106,700 shares, a decline of 6.1% from the June 30th total of 113,600 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 25,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 4.2 days. Approximately 0.7% of the shares of the company are sold short. View West Bancorporation's Current Options Chain.

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), Advance Auto Parts (AAP), Wells Fargo & Co (WFC), Talanx (TLX), CBTX (CBTX), Sunrun (RUN), Smart Global (SGH) and Southern National Banc. of Virginia (SONA).

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 investors include BlackRock Inc. (6.41%), Vanguard Group Inc. (4.02%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (2.16%), Northern Trust Corp (1.18%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.82%) and LSV Asset Management (0.54%). Company insiders that own West Bancorporation stock include George D Milligan, Marie I Roberts, Sean Patrick Mcmurray, Steven T Schuler and Therese M Vaughan. 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 Wells Fargo & Company MN, Bessemer Group Inc., Invesco Ltd., Prudential Financial Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Carnegie Capital Asset Management LLC, Northern Trust Corp and Bank of New York Mellon Corp. 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 BlackRock Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, Vanguard Group Inc., Acadian Asset Management LLC, Morgan Stanley, Aptus Capital Advisors LLC, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC and Renaissance Technologies LLC. Company insiders that have bought West Bancorporation stock in the last two years include George D Milligan, Sean Patrick Mcmurray, Steven T Schuler and Therese M Vaughan. 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 $20.80.

How big of a company is West Bancorporation?

West Bancorporation has a market capitalization of $340.70 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.View Additional Information About West Bancorporation.

What is West Bancorporation's official website?

The official website for West Bancorporation is

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:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  93 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  134 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  227
MarketBeat'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 8/17/2019 by Staff

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