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

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$47.31 +0.04 (+0.08 %)
(As of 11/16/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$47.27
Today's Range$46.71 - $47.56
52-Week Range$45.53 - $64.06
Volume462,414 shs
Average Volume692,005 shs
Market Capitalization$5.09 billion
P/E Ratio15.26
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.52
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. It also offers commercial and industrial loan products, such as working capital lines of credit, inventory and accounts receivable lines, mortgage warehouse lines, equipment loans and leases, and other commercial loans; commercial real estate loans, which are secured by multi-family residential properties, professional offices, industrial facilities, retail centers, hotels, and other commercial properties; construction and land development loans for single family and multi-family residential projects, industrial/warehouse properties, office buildings, retail centers, medical office facilities, and residential lot developments; and consumer loans. In addition, the company provides other financial services, such as Internet banking, wire transfers, electronic bill payment and presentment, lock box services, courier, and cash management services. Further, it holds certain investment securities, municipal and non-profit loans, and leases; invests primarily in low income housing tax credits and small business investment corporations; and holds certain real estate loans and related securities. As of December 31, 2017, the company operated 38 branch locations and 8 loan production offices. Western Alliance Bancorporation was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry State commercial banks
Sub-IndustryRegional Banks
SectorFinance
Current SymbolNYSE:WAL
Previous Symbol
CUSIP95763810
Phone602-389-3500

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.14
Current Ratio0.91
Quick Ratio0.91

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio15.26
Forward P/E Ratio11.62
P/E Growth0.98

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$890.86 million
Price / Sales5.62
Cash Flow$3.3153 per share
Price / Cash14.27
Book Value$23.51 per share
Price / Book2.01

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.10
Net Income$325.49 million
Net Margins39.69%
Return on Equity17.27%
Return on Assets1.92%

Miscellaneous

Employees1,725
Outstanding Shares105,860,000
Market Cap$5.09 billion
OptionableOptionable

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 were Western Alliance Bancorporation's earnings last quarter?

Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE:WAL) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October, 18th. The financial services provider reported $1.05 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.03 by $0.02. The financial services provider earned $238.46 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $247.04 million. Western Alliance Bancorporation had a net margin of 39.69% and a return on equity of 17.27%. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.79 earnings per share. 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, January 24th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Western Alliance Bancorporation.

What price target have analysts set for WAL?

10 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Western Alliance Bancorporation's shares. Their forecasts range from $56.00 to $70.00. On average, they anticipate Western Alliance Bancorporation's share price to reach $64.8889 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 37.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Western Alliance Bancorporation.

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

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Western Alliance Bancorporation in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 9 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?

Media stories about WAL stock have trended positive on Friday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Western Alliance Bancorporation earned a news impact score of 2.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the financial services provider a news buzz of 7.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future.

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

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 57)
  • Mr. Kenneth A. Vecchione, CEO & Director (Age 64)
  • Mr. Dale M. Gibbons, Vice Chairman & CFO (Age 58)
  • Mr. James Haught, Pres & COO (Age 49)
  • Mr. Daniel P. Myers, Exec. VP of Northern California Admin. (Age 58)

Who are Western Alliance Bancorporation's major shareholders?

Western Alliance Bancorporation's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (4.21%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (2.27%), Schroder Investment Management Group (1.78%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (1.73%), Epoch Investment Partners Inc. (1.26%) and NWQ Investment Management Company LLC (1.26%). Company insiders that own Western Alliance Bancorporation stock include Cary Mack, Dale Gibbons, Don Garner, Donald D Snyder, Gerald A Cady, J Kelly Jr Ardrey, James E D V M Nave, Kenneth Vecchione, M Nafees Nagy, Marianne Boyd Johnson, Merrill Wall, Michael Patriarca, Randall S Theisen, Robert Gary Sarver, Robert P Latta, Robert Reoch Mcauslan, Steven J Hilton, Sung Won Sohn and William S Boyd. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Western Alliance Bancorporation.

Which major investors are selling Western Alliance Bancorporation stock?

WAL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Victory Capital Management Inc., Strs Ohio, First Quadrant L P CA, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Castleark Management LLC and Tygh Capital Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Western Alliance Bancorporation company stock in the last year include Donald D Snyder, Gerald A Cady, J Kelly Jr Ardrey, Marianne Boyd Johnson, Randall S Theisen, Robert Gary Sarver, Robert Reoch Mcauslan and Sung Won Sohn. View Insider Buying and Selling for Western Alliance Bancorporation.

Which major investors are buying Western Alliance Bancorporation stock?

WAL stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including GW&K Investment Management LLC, The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company , Deutsche Bank AG, TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC, Highbridge Capital Management LLC, FIL Ltd, Carillon Tower Advisers Inc. and Inverness Counsel LLC NY. Company insiders that have bought Western Alliance Bancorporation stock in the last two years include Dale Gibbons, Kenneth Vecchione, Michael Patriarca and Robert P Latta. 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 $47.31.

How big of a company is Western Alliance Bancorporation?

Western Alliance Bancorporation has a market capitalization of $5.09 billion and generates $890.86 million in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $325.49 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.10 on an earnings per share basis. Western Alliance Bancorporation employs 1,725 workers across the globe.

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:  2.9 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  358 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  263 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  621
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 11/16/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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