NASDAQ:WTBA - West Bancorporation Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $19.90 +0.21 (+1.07 %) (As of 01/17/2019 08:00 AM ET)Previous Close$19.69Today's Range$19.75 - $19.9852-Week Range$18.06 - $26.95Volume22,800 shsAverage Volume31,870 shsMarket Capitalization$320.86 millionP/E Ratio11.65Dividend Yield4.06%Beta0.75 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive WTBA News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for WTBA and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry State commercial banks Sub-IndustryRegional Banks SectorFinance Current SymbolNASDAQ:WTBA Previous Symbol CUSIP95123P10 Webwww.westbankstrong.com Phone515-222-2300Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.63 Current Ratio0.87 Quick Ratio0.87Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio11.65 Forward P/E Ratio11.57 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$81.68 million Price / Sales3.97 Cash Flow$1.9246 per share Price / Cash Flow10.34 Book Value$10.98 per share Price / Book1.81Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.55 Net Income$23.07 million Net Margins28.41% Return on Equity15.36% Return on Assets1.30%Miscellaneous Employees162 Outstanding Shares16,300,000Market Cap$320.86 million 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, October 26th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, November 7th will be given a dividend of $0.20 per share on Wednesday, November 21st. This represents a $0.80 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.02%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, November 6th. View West Bancorporation's Dividend History. How were West Bancorporation's earnings last quarter? West Bancorporation, Inc. (NASDAQ:WTBA) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October, 25th. The financial services provider reported $0.43 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.45 by $0.02. The financial services provider earned $17.80 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $18.13 million. West Bancorporation had a net margin of 28.41% and a return on equity of 15.36%. 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, January 24th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for West Bancorporation. What price target have analysts set for WTBA? 1 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year target prices for West Bancorporation's shares. Their predictions range from $27.00 to $27.00. On average, they anticipate West Bancorporation's stock price to reach $27.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 35.7% 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? Headlines about WTBA stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. West Bancorporation earned a media sentiment score of 1.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the financial services provider a news buzz of 7.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days. Who are some of West Bancorporation's key competitors? Some companies that are related to West Bancorporation include First Busey (BUSE), Southside Bancshares (SBSI), FB Financial (FBK), 1st Source (SRCE), Lakeland Financial (LKFN), TriCo Bancshares (TCBK), First Bancorp (FBNC), Boston Private Financial (BPFH), OFG Bancorp (OFG), Enterprise Financial Services (EFSC), Washington Trust Bancorp (WASH), First National Bank Alaska (FBAK), Republic Bancorp, Inc. KY (RBCAA), State Bank Financial (STBZ) and Origin Bancorp (OBNK). 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 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 $19.90. How big of a company is West Bancorporation? West Bancorporation has a market capitalization of $320.86 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 $1.55 on an earnings per share basis. West Bancorporation employs 162 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: 2.3 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 89 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 106 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 195MarketBeat'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 1/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Is a Roth IRA right for you?