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

Western Alliance Bancorporation (DE) (WAL): $67.81

0.91 (+1.36%)

POWR Rating

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  • WAL scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 92.69% of US stocks.
  • WAL's strongest trending metric is Stability; it's been moving up over the last 177 days.
  • WAL ranks lowest in Quality; there it ranks in the 23rd percentile.

WAL Stock Summary

  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 12.1 for WESTERN ALLIANCE BANCORPORATION; that's greater than it is for 94.74% of US stocks.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 236.53%, WESTERN ALLIANCE BANCORPORATION's debt growth rate surpasses 93.89% 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 -77.44%, greater than the shareholder yield of only 7.2% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to WAL, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are FVCB, FFIC, LBAI, MCBS, and SNV.
  • Visit WAL's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.westernalliancebancorporation.com.

WAL Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Financial Services stock, WAL's price/sales ratio is 17.86% higher, now standing at 3.3.
  • Over the past 210 months, WAL's EV/EBIT ratio has gone down 14.3.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for WAL.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
WAL 2022-09-23 3.3 1.5 7.6 9.6
WAL 2022-09-22 3.4 1.5 7.7 9.6
WAL 2022-09-21 3.5 1.6 8.1 9.9
WAL 2022-09-20 3.6 1.6 8.1 10.0
WAL 2022-09-19 3.6 1.6 8.1 9.9
WAL 2022-09-16 3.5 1.6 8.0 9.8

WAL Growth Metrics

    Its 2 year revenue growth rate is now at 104.79%.
  • The 3 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 106.31%.
  • The 2 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 103.34%.
Over the past 15 months, WAL's revenue has gone up $962,753,000.

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
2022-06-30 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
2021-03-31 1,260.547 646.321 615.136

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 $67.81 52-week high $124.93
Prev. close $66.90 52-week low $66.10
Day low $66.72 Volume 1,158,800
Day high $68.24 Avg. volume 808,258
50-day MA $76.88 Dividend yield 2.12%
200-day MA $85.01 Market Cap 7.34B

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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Below are the latest news stories about WESTERN ALLIANCE BANCORPORATION that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate WAL as an investment opportunity.

Western Alliance Bancorporation Added to KBW Nasdaq Bank Index for Q3 2022

PHOENIX, September 13, 2022--Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE: WAL) has been added to the KBW Nasdaq Bank Index (Index Ticker: BKX, ETF Ticker: KBWB), as announced by Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Inc. (KBW).

Yahoo | September 13, 2022

Western Alliance bank revamps multiple executive roles, makes promotions

Arizona's largest publicly traded bank has made multiple promotions and realigned executive responsibilities, including announcing a transition plan for Chief Legal Officer Randall Thiesen, who will retire in the first quarter of 2023.

Yahoo | September 7, 2022

Western Alliance Bank Announces Executive Promotions, Newly Formed Executive Leadership Team

PHOENIX, September 07, 2022--Western Alliance Bank, one of the country's top-performing banking companies, today announced the promotions of several senior executives and the formation of a new Executive Leadership Team as part of the bank’s continuing commitment to align its management structure to support its industry-leading growth.

Yahoo | September 7, 2022

Arizona-based Western Alliance Bank to establish tech hub in Central Ohio with 150 jobs

A Phoenix-based bank has started hiring for a Central Ohio technology hub expected to grow to 150 jobs.

Yahoo | August 30, 2022

In the wake of Western Alliance Bancorporation's (NYSE:WAL) latest US$403m market cap drop, institutional owners may be forced to take severe actions

Every investor in Western Alliance Bancorporation ( NYSE:WAL ) should be aware of the most powerful shareholder groups...

Yahoo | August 28, 2022

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WAL Price Returns

1-mo -13.40%
3-mo -5.10%
6-mo -15.23%
1-year -36.65%
3-year 55.31%
5-year 35.62%
YTD -36.20%
2021 81.72%
2020 7.77%
2019 45.90%
2018 -30.25%
2017 16.24%

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