Westamerica Bancorporation (WABC): Price and Financial Metrics

Westamerica Bancorporation (WABC): $55.67

0.12 (+0.22%)

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  • Stability is the dimension where WABC ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 91.06% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for WABC is in Growth, which has been heading down over the past 31 weeks.
  • WABC's current lowest rank is in the Value metric (where it is better than 5.78% of US stocks).

WABC Stock Summary

  • WABC's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of 86.19% of US stocks.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 84.49%, Westamerica Bancorporation's debt growth rate surpasses 89.98% of about US stocks.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, WABC is more volatile than merely 7.52% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Westamerica Bancorporation are FMAO, LKFN, RNST, SLCT, and FBP.
  • 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 6.7; this is 25.56% lower than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • WABC's EV/EBIT ratio has moved down 6 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 2016-09-28 7.2 2.3 22.1 11.8
WABC 2016-07-19 6.9 2.3 21.5 10.9
WABC 2016-01-25 5.7 1.9 17.6 10.7
WABC 2015-09-21 6.1 2.1 18.9 11.8
WABC 2014-10-22 6.3 2.2 18.9 10.0
WABC 2005-04-22 7.0 4.5 17.0 17.0

WABC Growth Metrics

  • Its 4 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 33.01%.
  • Its 4 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 56.66%.
  • Its 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -45.17%.
Over the past 49 months, WABC's revenue has gone up $29,116,000.

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
2021-03-31 210.502 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
2019-12-31 204.202 80.702 80.389

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 $69.00 Average Broker Recommendation 1.83 (Hold)

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WABC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $55.67 52-week high $66.85
Prev. close $55.55 52-week low $51.31
Day low $55.40 Volume 118,700
Day high $56.50 Avg. volume 98,585
50-day MA $58.87 Dividend yield 2.95%
200-day MA $59.29 Market Cap 1.50B

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 | July 26, 2021

Westamerica Bancorporation Announces Stock Repurchase Plan

SAN RAFAEL, Calif., July 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Westamerica Bancorporation’s Board of Directors approved a plan to repurchase, as conditions warrant, up to 1,750,000 shares of the Company’s common stock on the open market or in privately negotiated transactions prior to September 1, 2022. The repurchase plan represents approximately 6.5 percent of the Company’s common stock outstanding as of June 30, 2021. Chairman, President and CEO David Payne stated, “This share repurchase program recog

Yahoo | July 22, 2021

Westamerica Bancorporation Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend

SAN RAFAEL, Calif., July 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Directors of Westamerica Bancorporation (NASDAQ: WABC) today declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.41 per share on common stock outstanding to shareholders of record at the close of business August 2, 2021. The dividend is payable August 13, 2021. Chairman, President and CEO David Payne stated, “This dividend recognizes Westamerica’s healthy capital level, sound asset quality, and profitability.” On July 15, 2021, Westamerica

Yahoo | July 22, 2021

Westamerica EPS beats by $0.08, beats on revenue

Westamerica (WABC): Q2 GAAP EPS of $0.84 beats by $0.08.Revenue of $55.53M (+7.6% Y/Y) beats by $3.11M.Shares +1.67%.Press Release...

Seeking Alpha | July 15, 2021

Westamerica Bancorporation Reports Second Quarter 2021 Financial Results

SAN RAFAEL, Calif., July 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Westamerica Bancorporation (Nasdaq: WABC), parent company of Westamerica Bank, generated net income for the second quarter 2021 of $22.6 million and diluted earnings per common share ("EPS") of $0.84. Second quarter 2021 results include make-whole interest income on corporate bonds redeemed prior to maturity, which increased EPS $0.04. These results compare to net income of $20.1 million and EPS of $0.75 for the first quarter 2021, which included make-whole interest income on corporate bonds redeemed before maturity that increased EPS $0.02.

Intrado Digital Media | July 15, 2021

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WABC Price Returns

1-mo -2.75%
3-mo -12.68%
6-mo -1.20%
1-year -5.10%
3-year -0.93%
5-year 36.66%
YTD 2.80%
2020 -16.14%
2019 24.87%
2018 -3.92%
2017 -2.67%
2016 39.27%

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