Western Alliance Bancorporation (DE) (WAL): Price and Financial Metrics

Western Alliance Bancorporation (DE) (WAL): $72.11

-2.25 (-3.03%)

POWR Rating

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  • WAL scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 80.45% of US stocks.
  • WAL's strongest trending metric is Stability; it's been moving down over the last 177 days.
  • WAL's current lowest rank is in the Quality metric (where it is better than 12.03% of US stocks).

WAL Stock Summary

  • WAL's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of 95.23% of US stocks.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 236.95%, WESTERN ALLIANCE BANCORPORATION's debt growth rate surpasses 93.88% of about US stocks.
  • WESTERN ALLIANCE BANCORPORATION's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is -84.2%, greater than the shareholder yield of merely 6.6% of stocks in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to WESTERN ALLIANCE BANCORPORATION, a group of peers worth examining would be MCBS, SNV, OPHC, CFBK, and ISTR.
  • WAL's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit WESTERN ALLIANCE BANCORPORATION's official web site, go to www.westernalliancebancorporation.com.

WAL Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Financial Services stock, WAL's EV/EBIT ratio is 6.31% lower, now standing at 10.4.
  • Over the past 214 months, WAL's price/sales ratio has gone down 4.4.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for WAL.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
WAL 2023-01-23 3.2 1.5 7.4 10.4
WAL 2023-01-20 3.1 1.4 7.2 10.3
WAL 2023-01-19 2.9 1.4 6.9 10.0
WAL 2023-01-18 3.0 1.4 6.9 10.0
WAL 2023-01-17 3.0 1.4 7.1 10.1
WAL 2023-01-13 3.0 1.4 7.1 10.1

WAL Growth Metrics

    Its 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 231.25%.
  • Its 2 year price growth rate is now at 112.12%.
  • The 2 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 103.34%.
Over the past 33 months, WAL's revenue has gone up $1,235,493,000.

The table below shows WAL'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 2,322.5 2,065.9 997.2
2022-06-30 2,223.3 267.2 973.3
2022-03-31 2,151.8 -2,131.2 940.1
2021-12-31 1,974.4 -2,654 895.7
2021-09-30 1,799.394 -3,048.916 846.795
2021-06-30 1,553.877 -1,574.402 745.664

WAL'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.
  • WAL has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 30.56% of graded US stocks.
  • WAL's asset turnover comes in at 0.04 -- ranking 172nd of 428 Banking stocks.
  • USB, FCCY, and SRCE are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with WAL.

The table below shows WAL's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 0.040 1 0.024
2021-06-30 0.038 1 0.024
2021-03-31 0.035 1 0.022
2020-12-31 0.034 1 0.020
2020-09-30 0.034 1 0.018
2020-06-30 0.036 1 0.019

WAL Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of WAL, see our WAL 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 $120.42 Average Broker Recommendation 1.35 (Strong Buy)

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WAL Price/Volume Stats

Current price $72.11 52-week high $102.97
Prev. close $74.36 52-week low $54.86
Day low $71.84 Volume 527,999
Day high $74.11 Avg. volume 934,805
50-day MA $63.76 Dividend yield 1.94%
200-day MA $71.50 Market Cap 7.85B

Western Alliance Bancorporation (DE) (WAL) Company Bio

Western Alliance Bancorp provides various banking products and related services primarily in Arizona, California, and Nevada. The company was founded in 1994 and is based in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Western Alliance Bancorporation (WAL) Q4 2022 Earnings Call Transcript

Western Alliance Bancorporation (WAL)

Q4 2022 Earnings Conference Call

January 25, 2023, 12:00 PM ET

Company Participants

Miles Pondelik - Director of IR and Corporate Development

Ken Vecchione - President and CEO

Dale Gibbons - CFO

Tim Bruckner - Chief Credit Officer

Conference Call Participants

Casey Haire - Jefferies

Brad Milsaps - Piper Sandler

Steven Alexopoulos - JPMorgan

Ebrahim Poonawala - Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Brandon King - Truist

Andrew Terrell - Stephens Inc.

Chris McGratty - KBW

David Smith - Autonomous

Tim Braziler - Wells Fargo

Jon Arfstrom - RBC Capital Markets



SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | January 25, 2023

Western Alliance Bancorporation 2022 Q4 - Results - Earnings Call Presentation

The following slide deck was published by Western Alliance Bancorporation in conjunction with their 2022 Q4 earnings call.


SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | January 25, 2023

Western Alliance Bancorporation Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2022 Financial Results

PHOENIX, January 24, 2023--Western Alliance Bancorporation Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2022 Financial Results

Yahoo | January 24, 2023

Western Alliance Bancorporation Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2022 Earnings Release Date, Conference Call and Webcast

PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Western Alliance Bancorporation Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2022 Earnings Release Date, Conference Call and Webcast

Business Wire | January 17, 2023

Western Alliance Bank picks Westerville for $2.2M tech hub, 150 jobs

A commercial banking company is launching its $2.2 million technology hub in Central Ohio, bringing 150 jobs to the region.

Yahoo | January 9, 2023

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WAL Price Returns

1-mo 21.07%
3-mo 6.21%
6-mo -4.74%
1-year -22.90%
3-year 37.81%
5-year 31.15%
YTD 21.07%
2022 -43.68%
2021 81.72%
2020 7.77%
2019 45.90%
2018 -30.25%

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