NYSE:WAL - Western Alliance Bancorporation Stock Price, News & Analysis

$42.14
-1.43 (-3.28 %)
(As of 08/26/2019 06:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
$41.9650
Now: $42.14
$44.3250
50-Day Range
$41.8843
MA: $45.27
$49.89
52-Week Range
$37.39
Now: $42.14
$60.01
Volume1.01 million shs
Average Volume828,552 shs
Market Capitalization$4.37 billion
P/E Ratio10.18
Dividend Yield2.30%
Beta1.6
Western Alliance Bancorporation operates as the holding company for Western Alliance Bank that provides various banking products and related services primarily in Arizona, California, and Nevada. The company offers deposit products, including checking accounts, savings accounts, and money market accounts, as well as fixed-rate and fixed maturity certificates of deposit accounts. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry State commercial banks
Sub-IndustryRegional Banks
SectorFinance
CUSIP95763810
Phone602-389-3500

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.08 billion
Cash Flow$4.4172 per share
Book Value$27.51 per share

Profitability

Net Income$435.79 million

Miscellaneous

Employees1,787
Market Cap$4.37 billion
Next Earnings Date10/17/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE:WAL) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Western Alliance Bancorporation's stock symbol?

Western Alliance Bancorporation trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "WAL."

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

Western Alliance Bancorporation declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, July 30th. Stockholders of record on Friday, August 16th will be given a dividend of $0.25 per share on Friday, August 30th. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.37%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 15th. View Western Alliance Bancorporation's Dividend History.

How were Western Alliance Bancorporation's earnings last quarter?

Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE:WAL) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July, 18th. The financial services provider reported $1.19 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.16 by $0.03. The financial services provider had revenue of $267.30 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $274.37 million. Western Alliance Bancorporation had a net margin of 39.87% and a return on equity of 17.76%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 12.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.99 EPS. View Western Alliance Bancorporation's Earnings History.

When is Western Alliance Bancorporation's next earnings date?

Western Alliance Bancorporation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 17th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Western Alliance Bancorporation.

What price target have analysts set for WAL?

7 brokerages have issued twelve-month price objectives for Western Alliance Bancorporation's shares. Their predictions range from $53.00 to $65.00. On average, they expect Western Alliance Bancorporation's share price to reach $60.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 42.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Western Alliance Bancorporation.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Western Alliance Bancorporation?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Western Alliance Bancorporation in the last year. There are currently 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Western Alliance Bancorporation.

Has Western Alliance Bancorporation been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about WAL stock has been trending positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Western Alliance Bancorporation earned a media sentiment score of 2.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the financial services provider a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term. View News Stories for Western Alliance Bancorporation.

Are investors shorting Western Alliance Bancorporation?

Western Alliance Bancorporation saw a increase in short interest in July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 2,182,700 shares, an increase of 39.9% from the June 30th total of 1,560,300 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 721,900 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.0 days. Approximately 2.3% of the company's shares are sold short. View Western Alliance Bancorporation's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Western Alliance Bancorporation's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Western Alliance Bancorporation own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Western Alliance Bancorporation investors own include Continental Resources (Clr), NVIDIA (NVDA), Skyworks Solutions (SWKS), Alibaba Group (BABA), Bank of America (BAC), Applied Materials (AMAT), Paypal (PYPL), Lam Research (LRCX), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) and Cisco Systems (CSCO).

Who are Western Alliance Bancorporation's key executives?

Western Alliance Bancorporation's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Robert Gary Sarver, Exec. Chairman (Age 58)
  • Mr. Kenneth A. Vecchione, CEO & Director (Age 65)
  • Mr. Dale M. Gibbons, Vice Chairman & CFO (Age 59)
  • Mr. James Haught, Pres & COO (Age 50)
  • Mr. James Kelly Ardrey Jr., Sr. VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 51)

Who are Western Alliance Bancorporation's major shareholders?

Western Alliance Bancorporation's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (8.07%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (7.43%), BlackRock Inc. (5.03%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (2.14%), Schroder Investment Management Group (1.75%) and Davis Capital Partners LLC (1.64%). Company insiders that own Western Alliance Bancorporation stock include Bruce D Beach, Dale Gibbons, Donald D Snyder, Gerald A Cady, J Kelly Jr Ardrey, Kenneth Vecchione, Marianne Boyd Johnson, Michael Patriarca, Randall S Theisen, Robert Gary Sarver, Robert P Latta, Robert Reoch Mcauslan, Sung Won Sohn and William S Boyd. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Western Alliance Bancorporation.

Which institutional investors are selling Western Alliance Bancorporation stock?

WAL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Westwood Holdings Group Inc., Invesco Ltd., Point72 Asset Management L.P., Marshall Wace LLP, Schroder Investment Management Group, Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio, Vanguard Group Inc. and BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA. Company insiders that have sold Western Alliance Bancorporation company stock in the last year include Bruce D Beach, Randall S Theisen, Robert Gary Sarver and Robert Reoch Mcauslan. View Insider Buying and Selling for Western Alliance Bancorporation.

Which institutional investors are buying Western Alliance Bancorporation stock?

WAL stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nuveen Asset Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, Victory Capital Management Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Davis Capital Partners LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC and Rothschild & Co. Asset Management US Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Western Alliance Bancorporation stock in the last two years include Dale Gibbons, Kenneth Vecchione, Michael Patriarca, Robert P Latta and William S Boyd. View Insider Buying and Selling for Western Alliance Bancorporation.

How do I buy shares of Western Alliance Bancorporation?

Shares of WAL 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 Western Alliance Bancorporation's stock price today?

One share of WAL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $42.14.

How big of a company is Western Alliance Bancorporation?

Western Alliance Bancorporation has a market capitalization of $4.37 billion and generates $1.08 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $435.79 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.14 on an earnings per share basis. Western Alliance Bancorporation employs 1,787 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Western Alliance Bancorporation.

What is Western Alliance Bancorporation's official website?

The official website for Western Alliance Bancorporation is http://www.westernalliancebancorp.com/.

How can I contact Western Alliance Bancorporation?

Western Alliance Bancorporation's mailing address is ONE E. WASHINGTON STREET SUITE 1400, PHOENIX AZ, 85004. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at 602-389-3500 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE WAL)

Community Ranking:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  399 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  305 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  704
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Western Alliance Bancorporation and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe WAL will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe WAL will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 8/26/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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