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NYSE:WALWestern Alliance Bancorporation Stock Price, Forecast & News

$39.14
-1.52 (-3.74 %)
(As of 05/28/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$39.02
Now: $39.14
$41.45
50-Day Range
$27.88
MA: $32.48
$40.66
52-Week Range
$20.90
Now: $39.14
$58.94
Volume1.34 million shs
Average Volume1.08 million shs
Market Capitalization$3.95 billion
P/E Ratio8.68
Dividend Yield2.46%
Beta1.82
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, 2018, the company operated 38 branch locations and 11 loan production offices. Western Alliance Bancorporation was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.4Community Rank: 2.7Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 4.0Valuation: 3.1 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

3.12 out of 5 stars


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$1.29 billion
Cash Flow$6.01 per share
Book Value$29.74 per share

Profitability

Net Income$499.17 million

Miscellaneous

Employees1,835
Market Cap$3.95 billion
Next Earnings Date7/16/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE:WAL) Frequently Asked Questions

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

Western Alliance Bancorporation's stock was trading at $32.36 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, WAL shares have increased by 21.0% and is now trading at $39.14. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Western Alliance Bancorporation?

9 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 8 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for Western Alliance Bancorporation.

When is Western Alliance Bancorporation's next earnings date?

Western Alliance Bancorporation is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July 16th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Western Alliance Bancorporation.

How were Western Alliance Bancorporation's earnings last quarter?

Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE:WAL) announced its earnings results on Thursday, April, 16th. The financial services provider reported $0.83 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.72 by $0.11. The financial services provider earned $285.40 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $287.33 million. Western Alliance Bancorporation had a net margin of 35.68% and a return on equity of 15.69%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 9.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $1.16 EPS. View Western Alliance Bancorporation's earnings history.

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

Western Alliance Bancorporation announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, April 28th. Stockholders of record on Friday, May 15th will be given a dividend of $0.25 per share on Friday, May 29th. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.55%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 14th. View Western Alliance Bancorporation's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for WAL?

9 brokerages have issued twelve-month target prices for Western Alliance Bancorporation's stock. Their forecasts range from $32.00 to $62.00. On average, they expect Western Alliance Bancorporation's stock price to reach $42.25 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 7.9% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Western Alliance Bancorporation.

Has Western Alliance Bancorporation been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about WAL stock have been trending extremely negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of news 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 nearest to five being the most favorable. Western Alliance Bancorporation earned a media sentiment score of -4.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the financial services provider a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future. View the latest news aboutWestern Alliance Bancorporation.

Are investors shorting Western Alliance Bancorporation?

Western Alliance Bancorporation saw a increase in short interest in the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 2,370,000 shares, an increase of 21.5% from the April 30th total of 1,950,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,240,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.9 days. Currently, 2.5% of the shares of the company are short sold. 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), Walt Disney (DIS), Netflix (NFLX), Square (SQ), NVIDIA (NVDA), Paypal (PYPL), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Trade Desk (TTD) and Zynga (ZNGA).

Who are Western Alliance Bancorporation's key executives?

Western Alliance Bancorporation's management team includes the following 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)

What is Western Alliance Bancorporation's stock symbol?

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

Who are Western Alliance Bancorporation's major shareholders?

Western Alliance Bancorporation's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (4.07%), Wellington Management Group LLP (4.03%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (3.02%), Clearbridge Investments LLC (2.51%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (2.46%) and Victory Capital Management Inc. (2.46%). Company insiders that own Western Alliance Bancorporation stock include Bruce D Beach, Dale Gibbons, Donald D Snyder, James E D V M Nave, Kenneth Vecchione, Marianne Boyd Johnson, Michael Patriarca, Randall S Theisen, Robert Gary Sarver, Robert Reoch Mcauslan, Todd Marshall 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 Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., Alliancebernstein L.P., Two Sigma Advisers LP, Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, NWQ Investment Management Company LLC, Castine Capital Management LLC, KBC Group NV, and Artemis Investment Management LLP. Company insiders that have sold Western Alliance Bancorporation company stock in the last year include Marianne Boyd Johnson, Randall S Theisen, Robert Gary Sarver, and Todd Marshall. View insider buying and selling activity for Western Alliance Bancorporation.

Which institutional investors are buying Western Alliance Bancorporation stock?

WAL stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, JPMorgan Chase & Co., AQR Capital Management LLC, William Blair Investment Management LLC, Victory Capital Management Inc., and Victory Capital Management Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Western Alliance Bancorporation stock in the last two years include Dale Gibbons, James E D V M Nave, Kenneth Vecchione, Michael Patriarca, and William S Boyd. View insider buying and selling activity 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Western Alliance Bancorporation's stock price today?

One share of WAL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $39.14.

How big of a company is Western Alliance Bancorporation?

Western Alliance Bancorporation has a market capitalization of $3.95 billion and generates $1.29 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $499.17 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.84 on an earnings per share basis. Western Alliance Bancorporation employs 1,835 workers across the globe.

What is Western Alliance Bancorporation's official website?

The official website for Western Alliance Bancorporation is 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]

This page was last updated on 5/29/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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