About West Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WTBA)
West Bancorporation, Inc. is a bank holding company. The Company owns West Bank, which is a business-focused community bank. The Company operates in three markets, which include central Iowa; eastern Iowa, which is the area including and surrounding Iowa City and Coralville, Iowa, and the Rochester, Minnesota, area. West Bank offers all basic types of credit to its customers, including commercial, real estate and consumer loans. West Bank offers trust services, including the administration of estates, conservatorships, personal trusts and agency accounts. West Bank offers a range of deposit services, including checking, savings, money market accounts and time certificates of deposit. In addition, West Bank also offers Internet, mobile banking and treasury management services.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry BANKS & THRIFTS
Trailing P/E Ratio17.8015446918063
Forward P/E RatioN/A
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$81.68 million
Price / Sales4.98
Cash Flow$1.84 per share
Price / Cash13.66
Book Value$10.98 per share
Price / Book2.29
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. Stockholders 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 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.87%. 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, Inc. (NASDAQ:WTBA) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, January, 25th. The financial services provider reported $0.40 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.39 by $0.01. The financial services provider had revenue of $17.45 million for the quarter. West Bancorporation had a net margin of 28.24% and a return on equity of 14.48%. View West Bancorporation's Earnings History.
When will West Bancorporation make its next earnings announcement?
Who are some of West Bancorporation's key competitors?
Some companies that are related to West Bancorporation include Green Bancorp (GNBC), TrustCo Bank Corp NY (TRST), Guaranty Bancorp (GBNK), Carolina Financial (CARO), United Financial Bancorp (UBNK), Republic Bancorp, Inc. KY (RBCAA), Univest Co. of Pennsylvania (UVSP), Community Trust Bancorp (CTBI), Stock Yards Bancorp (SYBT), HomeStreet (HMST), Flushing Financial (FFIC), German American Bancorp. (GABC), Northfield Bancorp (NFBK), Midland States Bancorp (MSBI), National Commerce (NCOM), Horizon Bancorp (HBNC), First Foundation (FFWM) and Oritani Financial (ORIT).
Who are West Bancorporation's key executives?
West Bancorporation's management team includes the folowing people:
- David R. Milligan, Independent Chairman of the Board (Age 70)
- David D. Nelson, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director and Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, Director of West Bank (Age 57)
- Douglas R. Gulling, Executive Vice President, Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer of the Company; Director, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of West Bank (Age 64)
- Harlee N. Olafson, Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer of the Company; Director, Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer of West Bank (Age 60)
- Brad L. Winterbottom, Executive Vice President; President, Director of West Bank (Age 61)
- Frank W. Berlin, Independent Director (Age 71)
- Joyce Ann Chapman, Independent Director (Age 72)
- Steven K. Gaer, Independent Director (Age 57)
- Michael J. Gerdin, Independent Director (Age 48)
- Kaye R. Lozier, Independent Director (Age 72)
Has West Bancorporation been receiving favorable news coverage?
Media headlines about WTBA stock have been trending somewhat negative recently, according to Accern. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. West Bancorporation earned a news impact score of -0.02 on Accern's scale. They also gave news stories about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.65 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future.
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 BlackRock Inc. (4.93%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.57%), Kennedy Capital Management Inc. (1.08%), Geode Capital Management LLC (0.99%), Pacific Ridge Capital Partners LLC (0.79%) and Banc Funds Co. LLC (0.77%). Company insiders that own West Bancorporation stock include Harlee Olafson, Marie I Roberts, Michael J Gerdin 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 Banc Funds Co. LLC, Kennedy Capital Management Inc., Geode Capital Management LLC, Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY, Cornerstone Capital Management Holdings LLC., Rhumbline Advisers, TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC and Spark Investment Management LLC. 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 Deutsche Bank AG, BlackRock Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, American Century Companies Inc., G&S Capital LLC, Opus Capital Group LLC, MetLife Investment Advisors LLC and Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc.. 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 $25.10.
How big of a company is West Bancorporation?
West Bancorporation has a market capitalization of $421.59 million and generates $81.68 million in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $23.07 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.41 on an earnings per share basis. 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
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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||$0.40||$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) Earnings Estimates
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West Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WTBA) Dividend Information
|Most Recent Dividend:||2/21/2018|
|Payout Ratio:||51.06% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings) |
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: 31.30%
West Bancorporation (NASDAQ WTBA) Insider Trades by Quarter
(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, 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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