West Bancorporation (WTBA): Price and Financial Metrics

West Bancorporation (WTBA): $23.83

0.16 (+0.68%)

POWR Rating

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  • Stability is the dimension where WTBA ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 97.75% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for WTBA is in Value, which has been heading up over the past 179 days.
  • WTBA's current lowest rank is in the Quality metric (where it is better than 29.7% of US stocks).

WTBA Stock Summary

  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 13.27 for West Bancorporation Inc; that's greater than it is for 95.98% of US stocks.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, WTBA is more volatile than only 12.64% of stocks we're observing.
  • West Bancorporation Inc's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is 8.24%, greater than the shareholder yield of 81.15% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to West Bancorporation Inc are VBTX, BWB, EGBN, TCBI, and MNSB.
  • 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 cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 17.05%.
  • The 4 year revenue growth rate now stands at 21.97%.
  • Its 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 3.26%.
Over the past 70 months, WTBA's revenue has gone up $43,875,000.

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
2021-12-31 106.288 57.878 49.607
2021-09-30 99.932 53.657 46.251
2021-06-30 93.38 47.263 41.645
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

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 $23.83 52-week high $34.50
Prev. close $23.67 52-week low $23.44
Day low $23.44 Volume 23,200
Day high $23.91 Avg. volume 24,004
50-day MA $26.15 Dividend yield 4.22%
200-day MA $29.54 Market Cap 396.32M

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's (NASDAQ:WTBA) Shareholders Will Receive A Bigger Dividend Than Last Year

West Bancorporation, Inc. ( NASDAQ:WTBA ) will increase its dividend on the 23rd of February to US$0.25. This will take...

Yahoo | January 31, 2022

West Bancorporation, Inc. (WTBA) CEO Dave Nelson On Q4 2021 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

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Seeking Alpha | January 28, 2022

West Bancorp (WTBA) Q4 Earnings and Revenues Miss Estimates

West Bancorp (WTBA) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of -5.33% and 0.55%, respectively, for the quarter ended December 2021. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Yahoo | January 27, 2022

West Bancorp (WTBA) Earnings Expected to Grow: Should You Buy?

West Bancorp (WTBA) doesn't possess the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

Yahoo | January 20, 2022

West Bancorporation, Inc. (NASDAQ:WTBA) Stock Holdings Increased by Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC

Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC lifted its stake in West Bancorporation, Inc. (NASDAQ:WTBA) by 13.9% in the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 32,146 shares of the financial services providers stock after purchasing an additional 3,925 shares during the quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates []

Transcript Daily | December 18, 2021

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WTBA Price Returns

1-mo -8.87%
3-mo -18.61%
6-mo -25.73%
1-year -9.89%
3-year 22.50%
5-year 31.68%
YTD -21.88%
2021 66.46%
2020 -21.18%
2019 39.47%
2018 -21.54%
2017 4.94%

WTBA Dividends

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