West Bancorporation (WTBA): Price and Financial Metrics

West Bancorporation (WTBA): $21.48

0.61 (+2.92%)

POWR Rating

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  • Stability is the dimension where WTBA ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 96.85% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for WTBA is in Growth, which has been heading down over the past 177 days.
  • WTBA ranks lowest in Quality; there it ranks in the 19th percentile.

WTBA Stock Summary

  • For WTBA, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 92.04% of US equities we're observing.
  • WTBA's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of 96.9% of US stocks.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, WTBA is more volatile than just 7.85% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to WTBA, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are FFIC, BWB, CS, EGBN, and RMBI.
  • WTBA's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit WEST BANCORPORATION INC's official web site, go to www.westbankstrong.com.

WTBA Valuation Summary

  • WTBA's EV/EBIT ratio is 12.4; this is 11.71% higher than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, WTBA's price/sales ratio has gone down 3.4.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for WTBA.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
WTBA 2023-01-23 3.5 1.9 7.8 12.4
WTBA 2023-01-20 3.6 2.0 7.9 12.5
WTBA 2023-01-19 3.6 1.9 7.8 12.5
WTBA 2023-01-18 3.6 2.0 7.9 12.5
WTBA 2023-01-17 3.7 2.0 8.2 12.7
WTBA 2023-01-13 3.8 2.1 8.3 12.8

WTBA Growth Metrics

    The 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 83.39%.
  • Its 3 year price growth rate is now at 26.79%.
  • The 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 117.26%.
WTBA's revenue has moved up $32,340,000 over the prior 30 months.

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
2022-09-30 108.464 64.365 49.363
2022-06-30 109.071 63.015 50.467
2022-03-31 108.169 58.348 51.039
2021-12-31 106.288 57.878 49.607
2021-09-30 99.932 53.657 46.251
2021-06-30 93.38 47.263 41.645

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 22.76% of graded US stocks.
  • WTBA's asset turnover comes in at 0.031 -- ranking 355th of 430 Banking stocks.
  • RNST, HAFC, and RBB are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with WTBA.

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

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 0.031 1 0.018
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

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 $21.48 52-week high $30.75
Prev. close $20.87 52-week low $20.39
Day low $20.98 Volume 5,942
Day high $21.48 Avg. volume 20,338
50-day MA $23.83 Dividend yield 4.79%
200-day MA $23.87 Market Cap 357.43M

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

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, Dec. 23, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- West Bancorporation, Inc. (Nasdaq: WTBA) (the “Company”), parent company of West Bank, will report its results for the fourth quarter of 2022 on Thursday, January 26, 2023 before the markets open. The Company will discuss its results in a conference call scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Central Time on Thursday, January 26, 2023. The telephone number for the conference call is 844-200-6205. The access code for the conference call is 214929. A recor

Yahoo | December 23, 2022

Institutions own 43% of West Bancorporation, Inc. (NASDAQ:WTBA) shares but individual investors control 47% of the company

A look at the shareholders of West Bancorporation, Inc. ( NASDAQ:WTBA ) can tell us which group is most powerful. We...

Yahoo | December 20, 2022

Great news for West Bancorporation, Inc. (NASDAQ:WTBA): Insiders acquired stock in large numbers last year

When a single insider purchases stock, it is typically not a major deal. However, when multiple insiders purchase...

Yahoo | November 23, 2022

West Bancorporation, Inc. (WTBA) Q3 2022 Earnings Call Transcript

West Bancorporation, Inc. (NASDAQ:NASDAQ:WTBA) Q3 2022 Earnings Conference Call October 27, 2022, 03:00 PM ET Company Participants David Nelson - CEO Jane Funk - CFO Harlee Olafson - Chief…

Seeking Alpha | October 28, 2022

West Bancorporation, Inc. Announces Net Income for the Third Quarter Of 2022, Declares Quarterly Dividend

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, Oct. 27, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- West Bancorporation, Inc. (Nasdaq: WTBA; the “Company”), parent company of West Bank, today reported third quarter 2022 net income of $11.6 million, or $0.69 per diluted common share, compared to third quarter 2021 net income of $12.7 million, or $0.76 per diluted common share. For the first nine months of 2022, net income was $37.5 million, or $2.23 per diluted common share, compared to $37.7 million, or $2.25 per diluted common share, for the first nine months of 2021. On October 26, 2022, the Company’s Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.25 per common share. The dividend is payable on November 23, 2022, to stockholders of record on November 9, 2022.

GlobeNewswire | October 27, 2022

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WTBA Price Returns

1-mo -15.93%
3-mo -2.06%
6-mo -14.24%
1-year -24.43%
3-year 5.70%
5-year 1.48%
YTD -15.93%
2022 -14.43%
2021 66.46%
2020 -21.18%
2019 39.47%
2018 -21.54%

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