Westamerica Bancorporation (WABC): Price and Financial Metrics

Westamerica Bancorporation (WABC): $57.24

1.51 (+2.71%)

POWR Rating

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  • WABC scores best on the Stability dimension, with a Stability rank ahead of 91.73% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for WABC is in Momentum, which has been heading up over the past 52 weeks.
  • WABC ranks lowest in Value; there it ranks in the 9th percentile.

WABC Stock Summary

  • WABC's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 124.12 -- higher than 80.75% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • WABC's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of 86.95% of US stocks.
  • The volatility of Westamerica Bancorporation's share price is greater than that of just 12.56% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Westamerica Bancorporation are CZNC, FBNC, BXS, OCFC, and RVSB.
  • WABC's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Westamerica Bancorporation's official 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 3 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 26.16%.
  • Its 3 year price growth rate is now at 32.87%.
  • Its 4 year price growth rate is now at 19.93%.
WABC's revenue has moved up $32,696,000 over the prior 67 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
2021-06-30 214.668 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
2020-06-30 199.763 107.084 77.642
2020-03-31 200.532 111.716 77.705

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 28.9% of graded US stocks.
  • WABC's asset turnover comes in at 0.031 -- ranking 358th of 433 Banking stocks.
  • NTRS, SYBT, and CVBF 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
2021-06-30 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
2020-03-31 0.036 1 0.020

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 $57.24 52-week high $66.85
Prev. close $55.73 52-week low $51.31
Day low $55.40 Volume 52,100
Day high $57.26 Avg. volume 93,002
50-day MA $55.84 Dividend yield 2.87%
200-day MA $59.51 Market Cap 1.54B

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 (WABC) Q3 Earnings Match Estimates

Westamerica (WABC) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 0.00% and 1.92%, respectively, for the quarter ended September 2021. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Yahoo | October 21, 2021

Westamerica Bancorporation Reports Third Quarter 2021 Financial Results

SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Oct. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Westamerica Bancorporation (Nasdaq: WABC), parent company of Westamerica Bank, generated net income for the third quarter 2021 of $22.1 million and diluted earnings per common share ("EPS") of $0.82. Third quarter 2021 results include “make-whole” interest income on corporate bonds redeemed prior to maturity, which increased EPS $0.02. These results compare to net income of $22.6 million and EPS of $0.84 for the second quarter 2021, which inc

Yahoo | October 21, 2021

Westamerica (WABC) Earnings Expected to Grow: What to Know Ahead of Q3 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 | October 14, 2021

Hedge Funds Are Selling WestAmerica Bancorp. (WABC)

Out of thousands of stocks that are currently traded on the market, it is difficult to identify those that will really generate strong returns. Hedge funds and institutional investors spend millions of dollars on analysts with MBAs and PhDs, who are industry experts and well connected to other industry and media insiders on top of that. Individual investors can piggyback […]

Yahoo | October 4, 2021

Do Westamerica Bancorporation's (NASDAQ:WABC) Earnings Warrant Your Attention?

It's only natural that many investors, especially those who are new to the game, prefer to buy shares in 'sexy' stocks...

Yahoo | September 28, 2021

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WABC Price Returns

1-mo 3.12%
3-mo 3.42%
6-mo -8.74%
1-year 8.15%
3-year 8.45%
5-year 34.77%
YTD 5.70%
2020 -16.14%
2019 24.87%
2018 -3.92%
2017 -2.67%
2016 39.27%

WABC Dividends

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Continue Researching WABC

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