West Bancorporation (WTBA): Price and Financial Metrics

West Bancorporation (WTBA): $30.22

-0.21 (-0.69%)

POWR Rating

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  • Stability is the dimension where WTBA ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 96.41% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for WTBA is in Momentum, which has been heading up over the past 51 weeks.
  • WTBA's current lowest rank is in the Quality metric (where it is better than 23.23% of US stocks).

WTBA Stock Summary

  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 13.48 for West Bancorporation Inc; that's greater than it is for 95.82% of US stocks.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of -26.03%, West Bancorporation Inc's debt growth rate surpasses just 19.82% of about US stocks.
  • Shareholder yield, a measure of how much is returned to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, for WTBA comes in at 14.74% -- higher than that of 85.57% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to West Bancorporation Inc are MNSB, LKFN, PFIS, FFIC, and TBBK.
  • Visit WTBA's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.westbankstrong.com.

WTBA Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Financial Services stock, WTBA's price/sales ratio is 62.5% higher, now standing at 5.2.
  • WTBA's price/sales ratio has moved down 0.2 over the prior 239 months.
  • Over the past 239 months, WTBA's price/sales ratio has gone down 0.2.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for WTBA.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
WTBA 2017-08-08 5.4 2.1 14.9 13.7
WTBA 2016-11-22 5.9 2.3 16.6 15.0
WTBA 2015-04-29 5.4 2.2 15.5 13.2
WTBA 2011-06-22 2.7 0.9 10.7 8.9
WTBA 2009-05-20 3.0 0.8 13.6 11.8
WTBA 2006-02-13 6.2 2.8 14.8 16.7

WTBA Growth Metrics

  • The 4 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 32.2%.
  • The year over year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 390.22%.
  • Its 4 year price growth rate is now at -14.43%.
Over the past 67 months, WTBA's revenue has gone up $31,873,000.

The table below shows WTBA's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-06-30 93.38 47.263 41.645
2021-03-31 85.537 46.922 36.375
2020-12-31 80.435 42.285 32.712
2020-09-30 78.97 40.726 31.765
2020-06-30 77.609 43.884 31.191
2020-06-30 77.609 43.884 31.191

WTBA'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.
  • WTBA has a Quality Grade of D, ranking ahead of 23.23% of graded US stocks.
  • WTBA's asset turnover comes in at 0.03 -- ranking 378th of 433 Banking stocks.
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The table below shows WTBA's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.030 1 0.017
2021-03-31 0.029 1 0.015
2020-12-31 0.029 1 0.014
2020-09-30 0.030 1 0.014
2020-06-30 0.030 1 0.015
2020-06-30 0.030 1 0.015

WTBA Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of WTBA, see our WTBA 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 $32.00 Average Broker Recommendation 2 (Hold)

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WTBA Price/Volume Stats

Current price $30.22 52-week high $31.98
Prev. close $30.43 52-week low $16.04
Day low $29.82 Volume 74,500
Day high $31.08 Avg. volume 34,546
50-day MA $30.18 Dividend yield 3.18%
200-day MA $26.55 Market Cap 500.29M

West Bancorporation (WTBA) Company Bio

West Bancorp provides community banking and trust services to individuals and small to medium-sized businesses in Iowa. The company was founded in 1893 and is based in West Des Moines, Iowa.

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Nelson to Join American Bankers Association Board of Directors

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, Sept. 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- West Bancorporation, Inc. (Nasdaq: WTBA; the “Company”), parent company of West Bank, announced that Dave Nelson, Chairman & CEO of West Bank, will be joining the American Bankers Association (ABA) Board of Directors. The American Bankers Association is the banking industry’s National Trade Association representing banks of all sizes across America. Nelson previously served on the Iowa Bankers Association Board of Directors for several ye

Yahoo | September 27, 2021

Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for September 24th

E, BGSF, FNF, and WTBA made it to the Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) income stocks list on September 24, 2021.

Yahoo | September 24, 2021

West Bancorporation, Inc. to Announce Quarterly Results, Hold Conference Call

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, Sept. 24, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- West Bancorporation, Inc. (Nasdaq: WTBA) (the “Company”), parent company of West Bank, will report its results for the third quarter of 2021, on Thursday, October 28, 2021 before the markets open. The Company will discuss its results in a conference call scheduled for 10:00 a.m. Central Time on Friday, October 29, 2021. The telephone number for the conference call is 888-339-0814. A recording of the call will be available until November 1

Yahoo | September 24, 2021

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Yahoo | September 8, 2021

Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for August 26th

APTS, UMPQ, BKE, and WTBA made it to the Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) income stocks list on August 26, 2021.

Yahoo | August 26, 2021

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WTBA Price Returns

1-mo 2.48%
3-mo 10.23%
6-mo 22.41%
1-year 82.52%
3-year 49.88%
5-year 85.97%
YTD 60.76%
2020 -21.18%
2019 39.47%
2018 -21.54%
2017 4.94%
2016 29.81%

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