Westamerica Bancorporation (WABC) Dividends

Westamerica Bancorporation (WABC)

Today's Latest Price: $54.46 USD

0.26 (0.48%)

Updated Oct 22 4:00pm

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Overall POWR Rating


POWR Components:

 Trade Grade  Buy & Hold Grade  Peer Grade  Industry Rank


Industry Rank:

Ranked of 51 in Pacific Regional Banks

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Dividend Yield and Dividend History Highlights

  • If you care about predictable cash flow, note that WABC reports less variability in its free cash flow than 96.12% of the dividend stocks we're tracking.
  • 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 96.43% 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: FSV, APD, PGR, KLAC and THO.
WABC Ex-Dividend Date
WABC Dividend Yield
3.03%
WABC Annual Dividend
$1.64
WABC Payout Ratio

WABC Price Forecast Based on Dividend Discount Model

Current PriceDDM Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$54.46$64.1 17.57%

For dividend yielding stocks, the Dividend Discount Model (DDM) is a common valuation tool; it attempts to extrapolate a fair share price based primarily on the dividend the stock provides relative to a number of other quantiative aspects of its business. Regarding Westamerica Bancorporation, the DDM model generated by StockNews estimates a return of positive 17.57% in comparison to its current price. 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 13.93% 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 86.63% of other equities in the Financial Services sector that also issue dividends.
  • As other dividend issuers in the Financial Services sector, Westamerica Bancorporation has an equity discount rate lower than 90.62% of them.

WABC Dividend Chart


WABC Dividend History

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WABC Dividends vs. Peers

WABC's dividend yield currently ranks #35 of 53 vs. its peers in the Pacific Regional Banks category.
Rank Symbol Name Dividend Yield
1 HTBK Heritage Commerce Corp 7.57%
2 UMPQ Umpqua Holdings Corporation 7.39%
3 HOPE Hope Bancorp, Inc. 7.24%
4 FCBP First Choice Bancorp 7.20%
5 UBFO United Security Bancshares 7.04%
6 FHB First Hawaiian, Inc. 6.95%
7 CPF Central Pacific Financial Corp New 6.61%
8 PACW PacWest Bancorp 5.75%
9 CATY Cathay General Bancorp 5.58%
10 NRIM Northrim BanCorp Inc 5.27%
11 BOH Bank of Hawaii Corporation 5.26%
12 BANR Banner Corporation 4.92%
13 OPBK OP Bancorp 4.87%
14 PPBI Pacific Premier Bancorp Inc 4.64%
15 PROV Provident Financial Holdings, Inc. 4.64%
16 BSRR Sierra Bancorp 4.57%
17 TBNK Territorial Bancorp Inc. 4.56%
18 ZION Zions Bancorporation N.A. 4.56%
19 PCB PCB Bancorp 4.54%
20 COLB Columbia Banking System, Inc. 4.53%
21 RVSB Riverview Bancorp Inc 4.48%
22 FFNW First Financial Northwest, Inc. 4.37%
23 TSBK Timberland Bancorp, Inc. 4.31%
24 CVBF CVB Financial Corporation 4.26%
25 HFWA Heritage Financial Corporation 4.22%
26 FIBK First Interstate BancSystem, Inc. - 4.12%
27 WAFD Washington Federal, Inc. 4.09%
28 HAFC Hanmi Financial Corporation 3.82%
29 PFBC Preferred Bank 3.65%
30 CVCY Central Valley Community Bancorp 3.52%
31 TCBK TriCo Bancshares 3.50%
32 GBCI Glacier Bancorp, Inc. 3.45%
33 BMRC Bank of Marin Bancorp 3.11%
34 WAL Western Alliance Bancorporation (DE) 3.03%
35 WABC Westamerica Bancorporation 3.01%
36 AMRB American River Bankshares 2.89%
37 BOCH Bank of Commerce Holdings (CA) 2.70%
38 LBC Luther Burbank Corporation 2.69%
39 PUB People's Utah Bancorp 2.49%
40 OVLY Oak Valley Bancorp (CA) 2.31%
41 OPB Opus Bank 2.26%
42 BANC Banc of California, Inc. 2.26%
43 RBB RBB Bancorp 2.06%
44 FNWB First Northwest Bancorp 2.05%
45 HMST HomeStreet, Inc. 2.04%
46 FSBW FS Bancorp, Inc. 2.00%
47 PCBK Pacific Continental Corporation (Ore) 1.59%
48 PMBC Pacific Mercantile Bancorp 0.00%
49 BCML BayCom Corp 0.00%
50 SIVB SVB Financial Group 0.00%
51 CUNB CU Bancorp (CA) 0.00%
52 CCB Coastal Financial Corporation 0.00%
53 CFNB California First National Bancorp 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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