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

-0.02 (-0.09 %)
(As of 02/25/2020 02:12 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $22.48
50-Day Range
MA: $23.81
52-Week Range
Now: $22.48
Volume22,200 shs
Average Volume17,753 shs
Market Capitalization$368.22 million
P/E Ratio12.85
Dividend Yield3.73%
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$106.99 million
Cash Flow$2.14 per share
Book Value$11.72 per share


Net Income$28.69 million


Market Cap$368.22 million
Next Earnings Date4/23/2020 (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 declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, January 24th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, February 5th will be paid a dividend of $0.21 per share on Wednesday, February 19th. This represents a $0.84 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.74%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, February 4th. 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, January, 23rd. The financial services provider reported $0.46 earnings per share for the quarter. The financial services provider earned $19.43 million during the quarter. West Bancorporation had a return on equity of 14.29% and a net margin of 26.82%. 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 23rd 2020. View Earnings Estimates for West Bancorporation.

Has West Bancorporation been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about WTBA stock have trended neutral on Tuesday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. West Bancorporation earned a media sentiment score of 0.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the financial services provider a news buzz of 9.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future. View News Stories for West Bancorporation.

Are investors shorting West Bancorporation?

West Bancorporation saw a decline in short interest in the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 91,700 shares, a decline of 9.9% from the January 15th total of 101,800 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 20,500 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 4.5 days. Approximately 0.6% of the shares of the stock 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 Wells Fargo & Co (WFC), Comcast (CMCSA), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Kohl's (KSS), Servicemaster Global (SERV), Southern (SO), Verizon Communications (VZ), Huntington Bancshares (HBAN), Hemisphere Media Group (HMTV) and Methanex (MEOH).

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Legacy Bridge LLC (3.24%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (2.40%), State Street Corp (1.97%), Pacific Ridge Capital Partners LLC (1.58%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.29%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.84%). Company insiders that own West Bancorporation stock include George D Milligan, Patrick J Donovan, 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 Bank of America Corp DE, Driehaus Capital Management LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., New York State Common Retirement Fund, California Public Employees Retirement System, LSV Asset Management, Iowa State Bank and Citigroup Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for West Bancorporation.

Which institutional investors are buying West Bancorporation stock?

WTBA stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Legacy Bridge LLC, West Bancorporation Inc., State Street Corp, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Pacific Ridge Capital Partners LLC, Acadian Asset Management LLC, First Trust Advisors LP and Mackay Shields LLC. Company insiders that have bought West Bancorporation stock in the last two years include George D Milligan, Patrick J Donovan, 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is West Bancorporation's stock price today?

One share of WTBA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $22.48.

How big of a company is West Bancorporation?

West Bancorporation has a market capitalization of $368.22 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.View Additional Information About West Bancorporation.

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:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  102 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  165 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  267
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 2/25/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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