Westamerica Bancorporation (WABC): Price and Financial Metrics

Westamerica Bancorporation (WABC): $54.80

-0.43 (-0.78%)

POWR Rating

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  • WABC scores best on the Growth dimension, with a Growth rank ahead of 89.21% of US stocks.
  • WABC's strongest trending metric is Stability; it's been moving down over the last 177 days.
  • WABC ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 9th percentile.

WABC Stock Summary

  • WABC's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of 92.5% of US stocks.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of -35.45%, WESTAMERICA BANCORPORATION's debt growth rate surpasses just 8.65% of about US stocks.
  • The volatility of WESTAMERICA BANCORPORATION's share price is greater than that of just 2.18% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to WESTAMERICA BANCORPORATION are GABC, SYBT, TRMK, CCNE, and CBAN.
  • 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 price/sales ratio is 6.2; this is 416.67% higher than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • WABC's price/sales ratio has moved up 0.3 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 2023-01-23 6.2 2.8 14.3 8.2
WABC 2023-01-20 6.3 2.8 14.4 8.3
WABC 2023-01-19 6.1 2.7 14.0 8.0
WABC 2023-01-18 6.3 2.8 14.5 8.4
WABC 2023-01-17 6.5 2.9 14.9 8.6
WABC 2023-01-13 6.5 2.9 15.0 8.7

WABC Growth Metrics

    The 3 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 20.72%.
  • Its year over year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 3.18%.
  • The year over year price growth rate now stands at -8.93%.
WABC's revenue has moved up $57,759,000 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
2022-09-30 239.145 89.488 104.41
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

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 $54.80 52-week high $63.86
Prev. close $55.23 52-week low $52.04
Day low $54.66 Volume 153,700
Day high $55.84 Avg. volume 196,100
50-day MA $58.37 Dividend yield 3.07%
200-day MA $57.91 Market Cap 1.47B

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.

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Yahoo | November 2, 2022

Westamerica Bancorporation Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend

SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Oct. 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 November 7, 2022. The dividend is payable November 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 | October 27, 2022

Can Westamerica (WABC) Run Higher on Rising Earnings Estimates?

Westamerica (WABC) shares have started gaining and might continue moving higher in the near term, as indicated by solid earnings estimate revisions.

Yahoo | October 27, 2022

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WABC Price Returns

1-mo -7.13%
3-mo -10.14%
6-mo -5.69%
1-year -2.91%
3-year -6.50%
5-year 4.84%
YTD -7.13%
2022 5.18%
2021 7.41%
2020 -16.14%
2019 24.87%
2018 -3.92%

WABC Dividends

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Continue Researching WABC

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