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NASDAQ:WTBA

West Bancorporation - WTBA Stock Forecast, Price & News

$23.58
-0.43 (-1.79%)
(As of 12/5/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$22.85
$23.87
50-Day Range
$20.59
$24.04
52-Week Range
$20.39
$32.60
Volume
58,078 shs
Average Volume
23,187 shs
Market Capitalization
$392.37 million
P/E Ratio
8.05
Dividend Yield
4.16%
Price Target
$23.00

West Bancorporation MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
N/A
0.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
2.5% Downside
$23.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
0.87% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
N/A
Insider Trading
Acquiring Shares
$12,686 Bought Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
-21.35%
From $2.81 to $2.21 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

1.69 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

800th out of 886 stocks

State Commercial Banks Industry

172nd out of 184 stocks

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About West Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WTBA) Stock

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 accepts 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. Further, the company provides internet and mobile banking services; treasury management services comprising cash management, client-generated automated clearing house transaction, remote deposit, and fraud protection services; and merchant credit card processing services and corporate credit cards. It has seven offices in the Des Moines area; one office in Coralville and Iowa; and one office each in Rochester, Owatonna, Mankato, and St. Cloud, Minnesota. West Bancorporation, Inc. was founded in 1893 and is headquartered in West Des Moines, Iowa.

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WTBA Stock News Headlines

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WTBA Company Calendar

Last Earnings
10/27/2021
Ex-Dividend for 11/23 Dividend
11/08/2022
Dividend Payable
11/23/2022
Today
12/05/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
1/26/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
State commercial banks
Sub-Industry
Regional Banks
Sector
Finance
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:WTBA
CUSIP
95123P10
Employees
167
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$23.00
High Stock Price Forecast
$23.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$23.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
-2.5%
Consensus Rating
N/A
Rating Score (0-4)
0.00
Research Coverage
0 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$49.61 million
Pretax Margin
50.11%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$117.01 million
Cash Flow
$3.16 per share
Book Value
$15.73 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
16,018,000
Market Cap
$392.37 million
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.96

Key Executives

  • Mr. David D. NelsonMr. David D. Nelson (Age 61)
    CEO, Pres & Director
  • Mr. Douglas Ray GullingMr. Douglas Ray Gulling (Age 68)
    Exec. Officer & Director
    Comp: $531k
  • Mr. Brad Lee Winterbottom (Age 65)
    Exec. VP
  • Mr. Harlee N. Olafson (Age 64)
    Exec. VP & Chief Risk Officer
  • Mr. Bradley P. Peters (Age 58)
    Exec. VP
    Comp: $530.2k
  • Ms. Jane M. Funk (Age 53)
    Exec. VP, Treasurer & CFO
  • Mr. John F. McKinney III
    J.D., VP, Gen. Counsel, First VP of West Bank and Gen. Counsel of West Bank
  • Mr. Mike Zinser
    Market Pres of Rochester - West Bank
  • Ms. Melissa L. Gillespie
    VP, Assistant Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec.
  • Mr. Han Wu
    Sr. VP of West Bank













WTBA Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

What is West Bancorporation's stock price forecast for 2023?

0 Wall Street research analysts have issued 12 month price targets for West Bancorporation's stock. Their WTBA share price forecasts range from $23.00 to $23.00. On average, they expect the company's share price to reach $23.00 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 2.5%.
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How have WTBA shares performed in 2022?

West Bancorporation's stock was trading at $31.07 on January 1st, 2022. Since then, WTBA stock has decreased by 24.1% and is now trading at $23.58.
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When is West Bancorporation's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, January 26th 2023.
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How were West Bancorporation's earnings last quarter?

West Bancorporation, Inc. (NASDAQ:WTBA) released its earnings results on Wednesday, October, 27th. The financial services provider reported $0.76 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.71 by $0.05. The financial services provider earned $26.89 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $25.80 million. West Bancorporation had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 21.66% and a net margin of 39.13%. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.49 EPS.

How often does West Bancorporation pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for West Bancorporation?

West Bancorporation declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, October 27th. Investors of record on Wednesday, November 9th will be paid a dividend of $0.25 per share on Wednesday, November 23rd. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.24%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, November 8th.
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Is West Bancorporation a good dividend stock?

West Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WTBA) pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 4.16%. WTBA has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The company has been increasing its dividend for 2 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 34.13%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, WTBA will have a dividend payout ratio of 45.25% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What is David D. (Dave) Nelson's approval rating as West Bancorporation's CEO?

1 employees have rated West Bancorporation Chief Executive Officer David D. (Dave) Nelson on Glassdoor.com. David D. (Dave) Nelson has an approval rating of 100% among the company's employees. This puts David D. (Dave) Nelson in the top 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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 & Company (WFC), Comcast (CMCSA), Kohl's (KSS), Southern (SO), Verizon Communications (VZ), Enbridge (ENB), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Huntington Bancshares (HBAN) and International Paper (IP).

What is West Bancorporation's stock symbol?

West Bancorporation trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "WTBA."

Who are West Bancorporation's major shareholders?

West Bancorporation's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (5.88%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.23%), Vanguard Group Inc. (4.12%), West Bancorporation Inc. (2.40%), State Street Corp (2.10%) and Legacy Bridge LLC (1.92%). Insiders that own company stock include Bradley P Peters, David D Nelson, David D Nelson, David R Milligan, Douglas R Gulling, George D Milligan, Michael J Gerdin, Patrick J Donovan, Patrick J Donovan and Sean Patrick Mcmurray.
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How do I buy shares of West Bancorporation?

Shares of WTBA stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is West Bancorporation's stock price today?

One share of WTBA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $23.58.

How much money does West Bancorporation make?

West Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WTBA) has a market capitalization of $392.37 million and generates $117.01 million in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $49.61 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.93 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does West Bancorporation have?

The company employs 167 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 official website for the company is www.westbankstrong.com. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at (515) 222-2300, via email at dgulling@westbankstrong.com, or via fax at 515-222-2346.

This page (NASDAQ:WTBA) was last updated on 12/6/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff