Westamerica Bancorporation (WABC): Price and Financial Metrics

Westamerica Bancorporation (WABC): $39.33

0.28 (+0.72%)

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WABC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $39.33 52-week high $63.86
Prev. close $39.05 52-week low $35.52
Day low $38.71 Volume 112,800
Day high $39.56 Avg. volume 215,420
50-day MA $41.18 Dividend yield 4.3%
200-day MA $53.14 Market Cap 1.05B

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  • Growth is the dimension where WABC ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 78.37% of US stocks.
  • WABC's strongest trending metric is Value; it's been moving up over the last 179 days.
  • WABC ranks lowest in Value; there it ranks in the 23rd percentile.

WABC Stock Summary

  • WESTAMERICA BANCORPORATION's stock had its IPO on March 17, 1992, making it an older stock than 82.93% of US equities in our set.
  • WABC's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of 92.89% of US stocks.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of -33.23%, WESTAMERICA BANCORPORATION's debt growth rate surpasses just 9.84% of about US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to WABC, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are PLBC, CCNE, MOFG, CHCO, and SPFI.
  • 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

  • In comparison to the median Financial Services stock, WABC's price/sales ratio is 59.09% higher, now standing at 3.5.
  • WABC's EV/EBIT ratio has moved down 9.5 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 2023-05-19 3.5 1.6 7.3 4.8
WABC 2023-05-18 3.6 1.6 7.5 4.9
WABC 2023-05-17 3.6 1.6 7.5 4.9
WABC 2023-05-16 3.4 1.5 7.0 4.6
WABC 2023-05-15 3.5 1.6 7.2 4.7
WABC 2023-05-12 3.4 1.6 7.2 4.7

WABC Growth Metrics

    The 3 year revenue growth rate now stands at 7.5%.
  • The year over year price growth rate now stands at -8.93%.
  • Its year over year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 6.44%.
Over the past 67 months, WABC's revenue has gone up $57,759,000.

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
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)

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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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 (NASDAQ:WABC) Is Paying Out A Dividend Of $0.42

The board of Westamerica Bancorporation ( NASDAQ:WABC ) has announced that it will pay a dividend on the 19th of May...

Yahoo | May 2, 2023

Westamerica Bancorporation Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend

SAN RAFAEL, Calif., April 27, 2023 (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 May 8, 2023. The dividend is payable May 19, 2023. Chairman, President and CEO David Payne stated, “This quarterly dividend recognizes Westamerica’s reliable earnings stream, financial strength and conservative risk profile.” On April 20,

Yahoo | April 27, 2023

Westamerica (WABC) Misses Q1 Earnings and Revenue Estimates

Westamerica (WABC) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of -2% and 1.20%, respectively, for the quarter ended March 2023. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Yahoo | April 20, 2023

Westamerica Bancorporation Reports First Quarter 2023 Financial Results

SAN RAFAEL, Calif., April 20, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Westamerica Bancorporation (Nasdaq: WABC), parent company of Westamerica Bank, generated net income for the first quarter 2023 of $40.5 million and diluted earnings per common share ("EPS") of $1.51. First quarter 2023 results include a provision for credit losses reversal of $1.6 million, which increased EPS $0.04. These results compare to net income for fourth quarter 2022 of $39.3 million and EPS of $1.46. "Westamerica’s first quarter 202

Yahoo | April 20, 2023

Zions (ZION) Misses Q1 Earnings Estimates

Zions (ZION) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of -11.92% and 0.44%, respectively, for the quarter ended March 2023. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Yahoo | April 19, 2023

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WABC Price Returns

1-mo -1.82%
3-mo -27.80%
6-mo -34.90%
1-year N/A
3-year -27.03%
5-year -20.79%
YTD -32.09%
2022 5.18%
2021 7.41%
2020 -16.14%
2019 24.87%
2018 -3.92%

WABC Dividends

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