Westamerica Bancorporation (WABC) Dividends

Westamerica Bancorporation (WABC): $56.67

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Dividend Yield and Dividend History Highlights

  • Regarding free cash flow variation: WABC reports less variability in its cash flow than 96.08% of dividend stocks in our set.
  • 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: MELI, REYN, BAP, QTS and FENG.
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WABC Price Forecast Based on Dividend Discount Model

Current PriceDDM Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$56.67$140.39 134.8%

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 DDM model generated by StockNews estimates a return of positive 134.8% in comparison to its current price. Some interesting points we thought investors may wish to consider regarding the dividend discount model forecast for Westamerica Bancorporation are:

  • In comparison to other US listed dividend yielding stocks in the Financial Services sector, the expected return of 134.8%, based on the stock's current share price and target price based on a dividend discount model, is greater than 78.79% of the DDM-forecasted return of its its sector peers.
  • Compared to all dividend issuing stocks in our set, Westamerica Bancorporation bears a discount rate, according to our calculations, lower than 78.79% of them (lower discount rates are generally perceived as positive, and a sign of lower risk).
  • Westamerica Bancorporation's dividend growth rate is higher than merely 19.13% of stocks in its sector (Financial Services).

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WABC Dividends vs. Peers

WABC's dividend yield currently ranks #30 of 62 vs. its peers in the Pacific Regional Banks category.
Rank Symbol Name Dividend Yield
1 UBFO United Security Bancshares 5.29%
2 FIBK First Interstate BancSystem, Inc. - 5.10%
3 HMST HomeStreet, Inc. 4.85%
4 BSRR Sierra Bancorp 4.34%
5 CPF Central Pacific Financial Corp New 4.34%
6 UMPQ Umpqua Holdings Corporation 4.29%
7 HAFC Hanmi Financial Corporation 4.22%
8 HTBK Heritage Commerce Corp 4.18%
9 HOPE Hope Bancorp, Inc. 4.15%
10 OPBK OP Bancorp 4.07%
11 LBC Luther Burbank Corporation 4.06%
12 PROV Provident Financial Holdings, Inc. 3.85%
13 PPBI Pacific Premier Bancorp Inc 3.82%
14 FHB First Hawaiian, Inc. 3.78%
15 TBNK Territorial Bancorp Inc. 3.72%
16 NRIM Northrim BanCorp Inc 3.66%
17 COLB Columbia Banking System, Inc. 3.64%
18 BOH Bank of Hawaii Corporation 3.59%
19 PACW PacWest Bancorp 3.44%
20 FCBP First Choice Bancorp 3.44%
21 RVSB Riverview Bancorp Inc 3.27%
22 BMRC Bank of Marin Bancorp 3.23%
23 CVBF CVB Financial Corporation 3.17%
24 PCB PCB Bancorp 3.17%
25 FFNW First Financial Northwest, Inc. 3.14%
26 RBB RBB Bancorp 3.12%
27 CATY Cathay General Bancorp 3.04%
28 ZION Zions Bancorp N.A. 3.03%
29 PFBC Preferred Bank 3.01%
30 WABC Westamerica Bancorporation 2.97%
31 BANR Banner Corporation 2.95%
32 HFWA Heritage Financial Corporation 2.86%
33 GBCI Glacier Bancorp, Inc. 2.77%
34 WAFD Washington Federal, Inc. 2.70%
35 TSBK Timberland Bancorp, Inc. 2.59%
36 PUB People's Utah Bancorp 2.49%
37 TCBK TriCo Bancshares 2.33%
38 PLBC Plumas Bancorp 2.29%
39 OPB Opus Bank 2.26%
40 FSBW FS Bancorp, Inc. 2.17%
41 FSBC Five Star Bancorp 2.12%
42 CWBC Community West Bancshares 2.01%
43 WAL Western Alliance Bancorporation (DE) 1.88%
44 CVCY Central Valley Community Bancorp 1.88%
45 FNWB First Northwest Bancorp 1.84%
46 SFBC Sound Financial Bancorp, Inc. 1.70%
47 PCBK Pacific Continental Corporation (Ore) 1.59%
48 BOCH Bank of Commerce Holdings (CA) 1.58%
49 FMBL Farmers & Merchants Bank of Long Beach 1.56%
50 BANC Banc of California, Inc. 1.37%
51 AMRB American River Bankshares 1.34%
52 OVLY Oak Valley Bancorp (CA) 1.17%
53 BCML BayCom Corp 0.96%
54 PMBC Pacific Mercantile Bancorp 0.00%
56 CALB California BanCorp 0.00%
57 BYFC Broadway Financial Corporation 0.00%
58 SIVB SVB Financial Group 0.00%
59 CUNB CU Bancorp (CA) 0.00%
60 FINW Finwise Bancorp 0.00%
61 CCB Coastal Financial Corporation 0.00%
62 CFNB California First National Bancorp 0.00%

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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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