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

Western Alliance Bancorporation (DE) (WAL): $74.45

3.70 (+5.23%)

POWR Rating

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  • Momentum is the dimension where WAL ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 89.62% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for WAL is in Stability, which has been heading down over the past 179 days.
  • WAL ranks lowest in Stability; there it ranks in the 27th percentile.

WAL Stock Summary

  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 11.68 for Western Alliance Bancorporation; that's greater than it is for 94.59% of US stocks.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 291.09%, Western Alliance Bancorporation's debt growth rate surpasses 96.01% of about US stocks.
  • Revenue growth over the past 12 months for Western Alliance Bancorporation comes in at 77.22%, a number that bests 89.06% of the US stocks we're tracking.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Western Alliance Bancorporation, a group of peers worth examining would be EWBC, BOH, PFS, PNFP, and OZK.
  • 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

  • WAL's price/earnings ratio is 13.3; this is 20.91% higher than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • Over the past 196 months, WAL's price/earnings ratio has gone down 15.4.
  • Over the past 196 months, WAL's price/sales ratio has gone down 1.2.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for WAL.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
WAL 2019-07-02 4.7 1.7 10.2 8.1
WAL 2019-04-25 5.3 1.9 11.4 10.5
WAL 2019-02-28 5.4 2.0 12.1 9.3
WAL 2017-07-05 7.3 2.7 19.3 13.2
WAL 2015-08-20 7.4 2.1 20.5 13.2
WAL 2014-02-24 5.8 2.3 17.2 15.0

WAL Growth Metrics

    Its 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 209.6%.
  • Its year over year price growth rate is now at 192.84%.
  • Its 5 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 115.23%.
Over the past 70 months, WAL's revenue has gone up $1,407,253,000.

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
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
2020-12-31 1,114.1 670.2 506.6
2020-09-30 1,025.305 633.383 441.069

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 $74.45 52-week high $124.93
Prev. close $70.75 52-week low $68.42
Day low $71.26 Volume 869,800
Day high $74.59 Avg. volume 916,464
50-day MA $76.71 Dividend yield 1.98%
200-day MA $96.69 Market Cap 8.06B

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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Investing in Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE:WAL) three years ago would have delivered you a 136% gain

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Yahoo | February 9, 2022

River Oaks Capital LLC Buys Southern First Bancshares Inc, Western Alliance Bancorp, ...

Investment company River Oaks Capital LLC (Current Portfolio) buys Southern First Bancshares Inc, Western Alliance Bancorp, Servisfirst Bancshares Inc, Orrstown Financial Services Inc, ConnectOne Bancorp Inc, sells Alerus Financial Corp, , Cadence Bank, Cadence Bank, Renasant Corp during the 3-months ended 2021Q4, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, River Oaks Capital LLC.

Yahoo | February 3, 2022

2 “Strong Buy” Stocks Flashing Signs of Strong Insider Buying

The past month has seen some hefty swings in the markets. The main indexes are down since 2022 began, although they ended January and started February with a couple of strongly positive trading sessions. High volatility makes it difficult for investors to predict what’s likely to happen, and investors always crave predictability. Without it, the stock market is just a guessing game. But when markets are stable and predictable, investors can make more rational choices. So what’s needed here is a

Yahoo | February 2, 2022

Davidson Capital Management Inc. Buys Kinsale Capital Group Inc, Williams-Sonoma Inc, Western ...

Investment company Davidson Capital Management Inc. (Current Portfolio) buys Kinsale Capital Group Inc, Williams-Sonoma Inc, Western Alliance Bancorp, PayPal Holdings Inc, PowerShares QQQ Trust Ser 1, sells iShares 1-3 Year Credit Bond ETF, MarketAxess Holdings Inc, Primoris Services Corp, Amedisys Inc, Verizon Communications Inc during the 3-months ended 2021Q4, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, Davidson Capital Management Inc..

Yahoo | February 2, 2022

Western Alliance Bancorporation (WAL) CEO Ken Vecchione on Q4 2021 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Western Alliance Bancorporation (WAL) Q4 2021 Earnings Conference Call January 28, 2022, 12:00 PM ET Company Participants Miles Pondelik - Director of IR & Corporate Development Ken Vecchione - President and CEO Dale Gibbons - CFO Timothy Bruckner - Chief Credit Officer Conference Call Participants Casey Haire - Jefferies Brock...

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | January 28, 2022

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WAL Price Returns

1-mo -7.93%
3-mo -13.70%
6-mo -30.20%
1-year -20.64%
3-year 80.19%
5-year 65.28%
YTD -30.26%
2021 81.72%
2020 7.77%
2019 45.90%
2018 -30.25%
2017 16.24%

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