Westamerica Bancorporation (WABC): Price and Financial Metrics

Westamerica Bancorporation (WABC): $57.66

-0.30 (-0.52%)

POWR Rating

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  • Stability is the dimension where WABC ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 95.46% of US stocks.
  • WABC's strongest trending metric is Momentum; it's been moving up over the last 179 days.
  • WABC's current lowest rank is in the Value metric (where it is better than 4.32% of US stocks).

WABC Stock Summary

  • WABC's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 202.38 -- higher than 87.73% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 8.71 for Westamerica Bancorporation; that's greater than it is for 88.71% of US stocks.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, WABC is more volatile than only 2.55% of stocks we're observing.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Westamerica Bancorporation, a group of peers worth examining would be GABC, CADE, AMAL, FULT, and CBFV.
  • Visit WABC's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.westamerica.com.

WABC Valuation Summary

  • WABC's EV/EBIT ratio is 5.8; this is 32.56% lower than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • WABC's price/sales ratio has moved up 0.9 over the prior 243 months.
  • Over the past 243 months, WABC's price/sales ratio has gone up 0.9.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for WABC.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
WABC 2021-03-04 8.0 2.0 20.5 10.6
WABC 2017-08-08 7.7 2.4 23.0 11.3
WABC 2016-10-20 7.0 2.2 21.5 11.4
WABC 2016-09-15 6.9 2.2 21.4 11.3
WABC 2014-01-06 7.2 2.7 20.8 12.9
WABC 2007-05-03 6.2 3.4 14.7 15.2

WABC Growth Metrics

    The 2 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 36.31%.
  • The year over year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 184.43%.
  • The 5 year revenue growth rate now stands at 10.65%.
WABC's revenue has moved up $12,355,000 over the prior 34 months.

The table below shows WABC's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-12-31 214.833 88.735 86.509
2021-09-30 217.893 82.634 88.627
2021-06-30 214.668 87.287 86.615
2021-03-31 210.502 85.565 83.598
2020-12-31 205.369 107.744 80.413
2020-09-30 200.089 112.281 77.303

WABC's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • WABC has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 29.92% of graded US stocks.
  • WABC's asset turnover comes in at 0.031 -- ranking 353rd of 428 Banking stocks.
  • NTRS, HTBK, and FFIN are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with WABC.

The table below shows WABC's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 0.031 1 0.019
2021-06-30 0.031 1 0.019
2021-03-31 0.032 1 0.018
2020-12-31 0.032 1 0.018
2020-09-30 0.033 1 0.018
2020-06-30 0.034 1 0.019

WABC Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of WABC, see our WABC price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $67.50 Average Broker Recommendation 1.75 (Moderate Buy)

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WABC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $57.66 52-week high $64.14
Prev. close $57.96 52-week low $53.24
Day low $57.45 Volume 198,900
Day high $58.26 Avg. volume 103,283
50-day MA $59.81 Dividend yield 2.9%
200-day MA $57.77 Market Cap 1.55B

Westamerica Bancorporation (WABC) Company Bio

Westamerica Bancorp provides various banking products and services to individual and corporate customers. The company was founded in 1972 and is based in San Rafael, California.

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Latest WABC News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Westamerica Bancorporation that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate WABC as an investment opportunity.

Westamerica Bancorporation Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend

SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Jan. 27, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Directors of Westamerica Bancorporation (NASDAQ: WABC) today declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.42 per share on common stock outstanding to shareholders of record at the close of business February 7, 2022. The dividend is payable February 18, 2022. Chairman, President and CEO David Payne stated, “This quarterly dividend recognizes Westamerica’s reliable earnings stream, financial strength and conservative risk profile.” On

Yahoo | January 27, 2022

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Investment company Fieldpoint Private Securities, LLC (Current Portfolio) buys Schwab U.S. Large-Cap ETF, Vanguard Dividend Appreciation FTF, Roblox Corp, Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF, Amazon.com Inc, sells iShares iBonds Dec 2021 Term Muni Bond ETF, Vanguard International Dividend Appreciation ETF, BTC iShares MSCI USA Min Vol Factor ETF, iShares iBonds Dec 2021 Term Corporate ETF, BTC iShares MSCI EAFE Min Vol Factor ETF during the 3-months ended 2021Q4, according to the most recent filings of the

Yahoo | January 25, 2022

Westamerica (WABC) Lags Q4 Earnings and Revenue Estimates

Westamerica (WABC) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of -2.41% and 1.11%, respectively, for the quarter ended December 2021. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Yahoo | January 20, 2022

Westamerica Bancorporation Reports Fourth Quarter 2021 Financial Results

SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Jan. 20, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Westamerica Bancorporation (Nasdaq: WABC), parent company of Westamerica Bank, generated net income for the fourth quarter 2021 of $21.7 million and diluted earnings per common share ("EPS") of $0.81. Fourth quarter 2021 results compare to net income of $22.1 million and EPS of $0.82 for the third quarter 2021, which included “make-whole” interest income on corporate bonds redeemed before maturity, which increased EPS $0.02. "Westamerica’s op

Yahoo | January 20, 2022

Westamerica (WABC) Earnings Expected to Grow: What to Know Ahead of Q4 Release

Westamerica (WABC) doesn't possess the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

Yahoo | January 13, 2022

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WABC Price Returns

1-mo -2.21%
3-mo -3.08%
6-mo 3.76%
1-year -5.26%
3-year 0.29%
5-year 26.27%
YTD 1.33%
2021 7.41%
2020 -16.14%
2019 24.87%
2018 -3.92%
2017 -2.67%

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