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 Ratio17.03
Forward P/E RatioN/A
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$81.68 million
Price / Sales5.26
Cash Flow$1.9106 per share
Price / Cash13.87
Book Value$10.98 per share
Price / Book2.41
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net Income$23.07 million
Return on Equity14.48%
Return on Assets1.28%
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 declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, January 24th. Investors of record on Wednesday, February 7th will be given a dividend of $0.18 per share on Wednesday, February 21st. This represents a $0.72 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.72%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, February 6th. View West Bancorporation's Dividend History.
How were West Bancorporation's earnings last quarter?
West Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WTBA) announced its earnings results on Thursday, January, 25th. The financial services provider reported $0.40 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.39 by $0.01. The financial services provider earned $17.45 million during the quarter. West Bancorporation had a return on equity of 14.48% and a net margin of 28.24%. 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 Heartland Financial USA (HTLF), First Busey (BUSE), First BanCorp (FBP), S&T Bancorp (STBA), Boston Private Financial (BPFH), 1st Source (SRCE), Seacoast Banking Co. of Florida (SBCF), FB Financial (FBK), State Bank Financial (STBZ), Southside Bancshares (SBSI), Lakeland Financial (LKFN), Enterprise Financial Services (EFSC), First Bancorp (FBNC), MainSource Financial Group (MSFG) and Triumph Bancorp (TBK).
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?
Press coverage about WTBA stock has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. West Bancorporation earned a news impact score of 0.12 on Accern's scale. They also gave headlines about the financial services provider an impact score of 45.99 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term.
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 $26.50.
How big of a company is West Bancorporation?
West Bancorporation has a market capitalization of $428.08 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 4/23/2016 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|
|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 $0.72 per share, with a dividend yield of 2.72%. WTBA's most recent quarterly dividend payment was Wednesday, February 21.
|Most Recent Dividend:||2/21/2018|
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: 31.43%
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) 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
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West Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WTBA) Income Statement, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow Statement
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