Westamerica Bancorporation (WABC) Dividends



Westamerica Bancorporation (WABC)

Today's Latest Price: $59.44 USD

0.31 (-0.52%)

Updated Jan 21 1:24pm

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Overall POWR Rating


POWR Components:

 Trade Grade  Buy & Hold Grade  Peer Grade  Industry Rank


Industry Rank:

Ranked of 53 in Pacific Regional Banks

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Dividend Yield and Dividend History Highlights

  • Regarding free cash flow variation: WABC reports less variability in its cash flow than 95.36% of dividend stocks in our set.
  • If price volatilty is something you're paying attention to when building your dividend portfolio, know that WABC has less fluctuation in its price than 94.93% of stocks we're observing.
  • As for stocks whose price is uncorrelated with WABC's price and thus may be suitable peers for a diversified dividend portfolio, check out the following: BK, RPT, BSAC, AVT and PFIS.
WABC Ex-Dividend Date
WABC Dividend Yield
2.74%
WABC Annual Dividend
$1.64
WABC Payout Ratio

WABC Price Forecast Based on Dividend Discount Model

Current PriceDDM Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$59.44$64.75 16.36%

A technique commonly used by dividend investors to value dividend-issuing stocks is the Dividend Discount Model (DDM), which seeks to determine a fair share price based on the dividend provided by the company relative to a number of other company-specific factors. Regarding Westamerica Bancorporation, the dividend discount model StockNews created for the company implies a positive return of 16.36%. To help understand and contextualize the model's evaluation of WABC, investors may wish to consider are:

  • Westamerica Bancorporation's dividend growth rate is higher than only 14.69% of stocks in its sector (Financial Services).
  • Beta, a measure of volatility relative to the stock market overall, is lower for WABC than it is for 86.25% of other equities in the Financial Services sector that also issue dividends.
  • As other dividend issuers in the Financial Services sector, WABC's equity discount rate is less than 90.18% of those stocks.

WABC Dividend Chart


WABC Dividend History

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WABC Dividends vs. Peers

WABC's dividend yield currently ranks #28 of 58 vs. its peers in the Pacific Regional Banks category.
Rank Symbol Name Dividend Yield
1 UBFO United Security Bancshares 5.96%
2 HTBK Heritage Commerce Corp 5.36%
3 FCBP First Choice Bancorp 5.16%
4 UMPQ Umpqua Holdings Corporation 5.09%
5 HOPE Hope Bancorp, Inc. 4.52%
6 CPF Central Pacific Financial Corp New 4.44%
7 FHB First Hawaiian, Inc. 4.02%
8 NRIM Northrim BanCorp Inc 4.01%
9 RVSB Riverview Bancorp Inc 3.88%
10 OPBK OP Bancorp 3.71%
11 FIBK First Interstate BancSystem, Inc. - 3.60%
12 TBNK Territorial Bancorp Inc. 3.51%
13 PCB PCB Bancorp 3.42%
14 CATY Cathay General Bancorp 3.38%
15 CVBF CVB Financial Corporation 3.38%
16 PACW PacWest Bancorp 3.33%
17 PROV Provident Financial Holdings, Inc. 3.30%
18 BSRR Sierra Bancorp 3.22%
19 BOH Bank of Hawaii Corporation 3.19%
20 BANR Banner Corporation 3.18%
21 FFNW First Financial Northwest, Inc. 3.12%
22 HFWA Heritage Financial Corporation 3.12%
23 PPBI Pacific Premier Bancorp Inc 3.07%
24 WAFD Washington Federal, Inc. 3.07%
25 CFNB California First National Bancorp 3.01%
26 TSBK Timberland Bancorp, Inc. 2.90%
27 ZION Zions Bancorporation N.A. 2.82%
28 WABC Westamerica Bancorporation 2.74%
29 CVCY Central Valley Community Bancorp 2.71%
30 COLB Columbia Banking System, Inc. 2.68%
31 HAFC Hanmi Financial Corporation 2.54%
32 PUB People's Utah Bancorp 2.49%
33 GBCI Glacier Bancorp, Inc. 2.40%
34 BOCH Bank of Commerce Holdings (CA) 2.39%
35 PFBC Preferred Bank 2.35%
36 BMRC Bank of Marin Bancorp 2.29%
37 OPB Opus Bank 2.26%
38 LBC Luther Burbank Corporation 2.24%
39 TCBK TriCo Bancshares 2.18%
40 AMRB American River Bankshares 2.13%
41 RBB RBB Bancorp 2.02%
42 PLBC Plumas Bancorp 1.90%
43 OVLY Oak Valley Bancorp (CA) 1.79%
44 HMST HomeStreet, Inc. 1.64%
45 PCBK Pacific Continental Corporation (Ore) 1.59%
46 FMBL Farmers & Merchants Bank of Long Beach 1.57%
47 FSBW FS Bancorp, Inc. 1.51%
48 FNWB First Northwest Bancorp 1.48%
49 WAL Western Alliance Bancorporation (DE) 1.40%
50 BANC Banc of California, Inc. 1.34%
51 PMBC Pacific Mercantile Bancorp 0.00%
52 SI SILVERGATE CAPITAL CORP 0.00%
53 CALB California BanCorp 0.00%
54 BCML BayCom Corp 0.00%
55 BYFC Broadway Financial Corporation 0.00%
56 SIVB SVB Financial Group 0.00%
57 CUNB CU Bancorp (CA) 0.00%
58 CCB Coastal Financial Corporation 0.00%

Looking for More Information on WABC dividends?

Want to see what other sources are saying about Westamerica Bancorporation's dividends? Try the links below:

Westamerica Bancorporation Common Stock (WABC) Dividend History | Nasdaq
Dividend History for Westamerica Bancorporation (WABC) - Dividend Investor
Westamerica Bancorporation (WABC) Dividend History - Seeking Alpha


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