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West Bancorporation Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.44 (-2.11 %)
(As of 01/20/2021 01:49 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $20.40
50-Day Range
MA: $20.13
52-Week Range
Now: $20.40
Volume625 shs
Average Volume47,384 shs
Market Capitalization$335.97 million
P/E Ratio10.79
Dividend Yield4.00%
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 eight offices in the Des Moines area; one office in Coralville; and one office in Rochester, Minnesota. West Bancorporation, Inc. was founded in 1893 and is headquartered in West Des Moines, Iowa.
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Overall MarketRank

1.89 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

325th out of 1,939 stocks

State Commercial Banks Industry

69th out of 310 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.0Community Rank: 1.8Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 0.8Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry State commercial banks
Sub-IndustryRegional Banks
Current SymbolNASDAQ:WTBA



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$106.99 million
Cash Flow$2.44 per share
Book Value$12.93 per share


Net Income$28.69 million


Market Cap$335.97 million
Next Earnings Date1/28/2021 (Confirmed)
-0.44 (-2.11 %)
(As of 01/20/2021 01:49 PM ET)
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West Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WTBA) Frequently Asked Questions

How has West Bancorporation's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

West Bancorporation's stock was trading at $17.36 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, WTBA stock has increased by 17.5% and is now trading at $20.40.
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Is West Bancorporation a buy right now?

1 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for West Bancorporation in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" West Bancorporation stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in WTBA, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than West Bancorporation?

Wall Street analysts have given West Bancorporation a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but West Bancorporation wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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What is Doug Parker's approval rating as West Bancorporation's CEO?

1,428 employees have rated West Bancorporation CEO Doug Parker on Glassdoor.com. Doug Parker has an approval rating of 59% among West Bancorporation's employees. This puts Doug Parker in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

When is West Bancorporation's next earnings date?

West Bancorporation is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, January 28th 2021.
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How were West Bancorporation's earnings last quarter?

West Bancorporation, Inc. (NASDAQ:WTBA) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October, 29th. The financial services provider reported $0.49 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.48 by $0.01. The financial services provider earned $24.34 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $23.20 million. West Bancorporation had a return on equity of 15.12% and a net margin of 28.60%.
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How often does West Bancorporation pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for West Bancorporation?

West Bancorporation declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, October 30th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, November 11th will be paid a dividend of $0.21 per share on Wednesday, November 25th. This represents a $0.84 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.12%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, November 9th.
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Is West Bancorporation a good dividend stock?

West Bancorporation pays an annual dividend of $0.84 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 4.00%. WTBA has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The dividend payout ratio of West Bancorporation is 48.28%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, West Bancorporation will have a dividend payout ratio of 39.44% next year. This indicates that West Bancorporation will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for WTBA?

1 equities research analysts have issued 1 year target prices for West Bancorporation's stock. Their forecasts range from $17.50 to $17.50. On average, they expect West Bancorporation's stock price to reach $17.50 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 14.2%.
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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 & Company (WFC), Comcast (CMCSA), Kohl's (KSS), The Southern (SO), Verizon Communications (VZ), Enbridge (ENB), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Huntington Bancshares (HBAN) and International Paper (IP).

Who are West Bancorporation's key executives?

West Bancorporation's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. David D. Nelson, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 60)
  • Mr. Douglas Ray Gulling, Exec. VP, Treasurer & CFO (Age 67, Pay $502.75k)
  • Mr. Brad Lee Winterbottom, Exec. VP (Age 64)
  • Mr. Harlee N. Olafson, Exec. VP & Chief Risk Officer (Age 63)
  • Ms. Jane M. Funk, Sr. VP, Principal Accounting Officer & Controller (Age 52)
  • Mr. John F. McKinney III, J.D., VP, Gen. Counsel, First VP of West Bank and Gen. Counsel of West Bank
  • Ms. Alice A. Jensen, Sec., VP & Sec. of West Bank and Sec. of WB Capital Mgmt Inc
  • Mr. Mike Zinser, Market Pres of Rochester - West Bank
  • Mr. Han Wu, Sr. VP of West Bank
  • Mr. Rodney S. Weikert, Sr. VP of Real Estate - West Des Moines State Bank

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Global Retirement Partners LLC (0.23%). Company insiders that own West Bancorporation stock include David R Milligan, George D Milligan, Michael J Gerdin, Patrick J Donovan, Sean Patrick Mcmurray, Steven T Schuler and Therese M Vaughan.
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Which institutional investors are buying West Bancorporation stock?

WTBA stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Global Retirement Partners LLC. Company insiders that have bought West Bancorporation stock in the last two years include David R Milligan, George D Milligan, Michael J Gerdin, Patrick J Donovan, Sean Patrick Mcmurray, Steven T Schuler, and Therese M Vaughan.
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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 WeBull, 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 $20.40.

How big of a company is West Bancorporation?

West Bancorporation has a market capitalization of $335.97 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 171 workers across the globe.

What is West Bancorporation's official website?

The official website for West Bancorporation is 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 d[email protected]

This page was last updated on 1/20/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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