Canadian Western Bank Company Profile (TSE:CWB)

About Canadian Western Bank (TSE:CWB)

Canadian Western Bank logoCanadian Western Bank (CWB) is a Canada-based bank engaged in offering a range of financial services. The Bank specializes in mid-market commercial banking, real estate and construction financing, and equipment financing and leasing. The Bank offers financing solutions through CWB Equipment Financing, National Leasing, CWB Maxium Financial, CWB Franchise Finance and CWB Optimum Mortgage, trust services through Canadian Western Trust and wealth advisory services through CWB Wealth Management. It offers a range of loans, such as general commercial loans, real estate project loans, personal loans and mortgages, commercial mortgages, corporate lending, and oil and gas production loans. It focuses on general commercial, agriculture, healthcare, and golf and turf sectors. It offers a range of personal banking services, including checking and savings accounts, mortgages, home equity lines of credit, personal loans and investment products through its branch network across Western Canada.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
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  • Symbol: TSE:CWB
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  • Market Cap: C$2.42 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 88,300,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: C$26.71
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: C$28.29
  • 52 Week Range: C$23.68 - C$32.29
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 12.52
  • P/E Growth: 1.29
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: C$625.67 million
  • Price / Sales: 3.87
  • Book Value: C$24.27 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.13
  • Dividend Yield: 3.3%
  • Net Margins: 29.86%
  • Return on Equity: 9.00%
  • Return on Assets: 0.84%
  • Average Volume: 475,919 shs.
  • Short Ratio: 5.57

Frequently Asked Questions for Canadian Western Bank (TSE:CWB)

What is Canadian Western Bank's stock symbol?

Canadian Western Bank trades on the Tornton Stock Exchange (TSX) under the ticker symbol "CWB."

How were Canadian Western Bank's earnings last quarter?

Canadian Western Bank (TSE:CWB) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, June, 1st. The company reported $0.59 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.57 by $0.02. The firm had revenue of $172.44 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $169 million. Canadian Western Bank had a return on equity of 9.00% and a net margin of 29.86%. View Canadian Western Bank's Earnings History.

When will Canadian Western Bank make its next earnings announcement?

Canadian Western Bank is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August, 31st 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Canadian Western Bank.

Where is Canadian Western Bank's stock going? Where will Canadian Western Bank's stock price be in 2017?

10 brokers have issued twelve-month price objectives for Canadian Western Bank's shares. Their forecasts range from C$28.00 to C$32.00. On average, they anticipate Canadian Western Bank's stock price to reach C$29.78 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Canadian Western Bank.

Who are some of Canadian Western Bank's key competitors?

Who are Canadian Western Bank's key executives?

Canadian Western Bank's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Robert Lawrence Phillips QC, Independent Chairman of the Board
  • Christopher H. Fowler, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Carolyn J. Graham, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President
  • H. Bogac Ozdemir, Executive Vice President, Chief Risk Officer
  • Kelly S. Blackett, Executive Vice President, Human Resources and Corporate Communications
  • Darrell R. Jones, Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer
  • Gail L. Harding Q.C., Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary
  • M. Glen Eastwood, Executive Vice President, Business Transformation
  • Mario V. Furlan, Senior Vice President and Regional General Manager
  • Michael N. Halliwell, Senior Vice President, Regional General Manager

How do I buy Canadian Western Bank stock?

Shares of Canadian Western Bank and other Canadian stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX). Brokers that permit trading on the TSX include Fidelity, Interactive Brokers, PennTrade and Charles Schwab.

What is Canadian Western Bank's stock price today?

One share of Canadian Western Bank stock can currently be purchased for approximately C$27.40.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Canadian Western Bank (TSE CWB)
Community Ranking:  0.6 out of 5 ()
Outperform Votes:  62 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  449 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  511
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Canadian Western Bank and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Canadian Western Bank (TSE:CWB) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 9 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.10)
Consensus Price Target: C$29.78

Analysts' Ratings History for Canadian Western Bank (TSE:CWB)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
6/2/2017TD SecuritiesLower Price TargetHoldC$30.00 -> C$29.00View Rating Details
6/2/2017ScotiabankLower Price TargetSector PerformC$29.00 -> C$28.00View Rating Details
6/2/2017CIBCUpgradeNeutral -> OutperformC$33.00 -> C$30.00View Rating Details
6/2/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaLower Price TargetSector PerformC$30.00 -> C$29.00View Rating Details
4/27/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingNeutralC$29.00View Rating Details
3/29/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingMarket PerformC$28.00View Rating Details
3/3/2017DesjardinsBoost Price TargetC$31.00 -> C$32.00View Rating Details
2/20/2017National Bank FinancialReiterated RatingSector PerformView Rating Details
1/17/2017CSFBUpgradeUnderperform -> NeutralC$27.00 -> C$32.00View Rating Details
1/13/2017Canaccord GenuityBoost Price TargetC$30.00 -> C$31.00View Rating Details
12/2/2016GMP SecuritiesBoost Price TargetHoldC$26.50 -> C$29.75View Rating Details
5/3/2016Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetC$23.00 -> C$26.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 7/22/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Canadian Western Bank (TSE:CWB)
Earnings by Quarter for Canadian Western Bank (TSE:CWB)
Earnings History by Quarter for Canadian Western Bank (TSE CWB)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/31/2017$0.62N/AView Earnings Details
6/1/2017Q2 2017$0.57$0.59$169.00 million$172.44 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/5/2014$0.61$0.65$152.20 million$151.53 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Canadian Western Bank (TSE:CWB)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.56
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.68
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20174$0.59$0.68$0.62
Q2 20174$0.57$0.67$0.61
Q3 20174$0.61$0.72$0.65
Q4 20175$0.62$0.76$0.68
Q1 20182$0.63$0.65$0.64
Q2 20182$0.63$0.64$0.64
Q3 20181$0.69$0.69$0.69
Q4 20181$0.71$0.71$0.71
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History by Quarter for Canadian Western Bank (TSE CWB)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Canadian Western Bank (TSE:CWB)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Canadian Western Bank (TSE:CWB)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Canadian Western Bank (TSE:CWB)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
6/19/2017David Leslie John ThomsonInsiderBuy500C$26.23C$13,115.00
6/15/2017Allen David StephenInsiderBuy750C$25.50C$19,125.00
3/22/2017Patrick GallagherInsiderSell150C$21.79C$3,268.50
3/7/2017Robert L PhillipsDirectorBuy1,000C$31.22C$31,220.00
3/6/2017Patrick GallagherInsiderBuy50C$21.25C$1,062.50
1/26/2017Diane Marie DaviesInsiderSell2,500C$30.54C$76,350.00
12/8/2016Christopher Hector FowlerInsiderBuy14C$32.11C$449.54
3/11/2016Allen David StephenInsiderBuy1,000C$16.55C$16,550.00
1/29/2016David Leslie John ThomsonInsiderBuy500C$22.84C$11,420.00
1/28/2016Robert L PhillipsDirectorBuy1,000C$22.42C$22,420.00
1/13/2016Kirby Trent HillInsiderBuy100C$15.64C$1,564.00
1/7/2016Allen David StephenInsiderBuy500C$21.96C$10,978.50
1/5/2016Allen David StephenInsiderBuy500C$17.00C$8,500.00
1/4/2016Sarah Alyson Morgan-SilvesterDirectorBuy600C$23.56C$14,133.00
12/31/2015Allen David StephenInsiderBuy500C$17.80C$8,901.00
12/23/2015Andrew John BibbyDirectorBuy2,000C$23.76C$47,520.00
12/23/2015Christopher Hector FowlerInsiderBuy2,100C$23.70C$49,766.01
10/23/2015Keith Douglas HughesInsiderBuy1,000C$25.12C$25,121.00
4/1/2015Andrew John BibbyDirectorBuy1,000C$27.57C$27,570.00
3/16/2015Sarah Alyson Morgan-SilvesterDirectorBuy3,800C$25.77C$97,907.00
3/12/2015Linda Margaret Owerri HoholDirectorBuy1,000C$26.00C$25,995.00
3/10/2015Robert L PhillipsDirectorBuy1,000C$26.39C$26,386.00
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Canadian Western Bank (TSE:CWB)
Latest Headlines for Canadian Western Bank (TSE:CWB)
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Canadian Western Bank (CWB) Chart for Saturday, July, 22, 2017

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