Westamerica Bancorporation (WABC): Price and Financial Metrics

Westamerica Bancorporation (WABC): $53.11

-0.52 (-0.97%)

POWR Rating

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  • Momentum is the dimension where WABC ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 92.95% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for WABC is in Growth, which has been heading up over the past 179 days.
  • WABC's current lowest rank is in the Value metric (where it is better than 3.08% 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 248.71 -- higher than 90.78% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 9.85 for WESTAMERICA BANCORPORATION; that's greater than it is for 90.95% of US stocks.
  • The volatility of WESTAMERICA BANCORPORATION's share price is greater than that of only 0.89% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to WESTAMERICA BANCORPORATION, a group of peers worth examining would be FULT, AMNB, LARK, TRMK, and GABC.
  • 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 6.9; this is 28.87% lower than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • WABC's price/earnings ratio has moved up 0.1 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for WABC.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
WABC 2022-09-23 6.7 2.4 16.2 6.9
WABC 2022-09-22 6.7 2.4 16.2 6.9
WABC 2022-09-21 6.8 2.4 16.4 7.0
WABC 2022-09-20 6.8 2.4 16.4 7.0
WABC 2022-09-19 6.7 2.4 16.1 6.8
WABC 2022-09-16 6.6 2.4 16.1 6.8

WABC Growth Metrics

    Its year over year price growth rate is now at -8.93%.
  • The 2 year price growth rate now stands at -0.12%.
  • The year over year revenue growth rate now stands at 3.4%.
WABC's revenue has moved up $39,527,000 over the prior 70 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
2022-06-30 221.612 85.692 91.713
2022-03-31 217.658 88.286 88.978
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

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 $53.11 52-week high $63.43
Prev. close $53.63 52-week low $52.27
Day low $53.01 Volume 112,000
Day high $53.97 Avg. volume 108,768
50-day MA $56.97 Dividend yield 3.13%
200-day MA $58.26 Market Cap 1.43B

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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Yahoo | August 29, 2022

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WABC Price Returns

1-mo -4.43%
3-mo -3.50%
6-mo -8.91%
1-year -3.14%
3-year -4.97%
5-year 2.86%
YTD -5.99%
2021 7.41%
2020 -16.14%
2019 24.87%
2018 -3.92%
2017 -2.67%

WABC Dividends

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