West Bancorporation (WTBA): Price and Financial Metrics

West Bancorporation (WTBA): $21.36

0.33 (+1.57%)

POWR Rating

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  • WTBA scores best on the Stability dimension, with a Stability rank ahead of 98.13% of US stocks.
  • WTBA's strongest trending metric is Sentiment; it's been moving up over the last 177 days.
  • WTBA ranks lowest in Quality; there it ranks in the 30th percentile.

WTBA Stock Summary

  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 14.27 for WEST BANCORPORATION INC; that's greater than it is for 96.37% of US stocks.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 129.56%, WEST BANCORPORATION INC's debt growth rate surpasses 90.66% 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 -57.85% -- higher than that of only 9.83% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to WEST BANCORPORATION INC are FFIC, WAL, CUBI, MBWM, and BWB.
  • 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

  • In comparison to the median Financial Services stock, WTBA's price/sales ratio is 190.91% higher, now standing at 3.2.
  • Over the past 243 months, WTBA's price/sales ratio has gone down 3.6.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for WTBA.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
WTBA 2022-09-23 3.2 1.6 6.8 11.0
WTBA 2022-09-22 3.3 1.7 7.2 11.2
WTBA 2022-09-21 3.4 1.7 7.3 11.3
WTBA 2022-09-20 3.4 1.7 7.4 11.4
WTBA 2022-09-19 3.4 1.7 7.4 11.4
WTBA 2022-09-16 3.5 1.8 7.5 11.5

WTBA Growth Metrics

    Its 4 year revenue growth rate is now at 18.92%.
  • The 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 117.26%.
  • Its year over year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 24.35%.
WTBA's revenue has moved up $36,694,000 over the prior 33 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
2022-06-30 109.071 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
2021-03-31 85.537 46.922 36.375

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 $21.36 52-week high $34.50
Prev. close $21.03 52-week low $20.39
Day low $21.02 Volume 38,700
Day high $21.54 Avg. volume 22,783
50-day MA $24.36 Dividend yield 4.68%
200-day MA $26.56 Market Cap 355.43M

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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Those who invested in West Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WTBA) three years ago are up 43%

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Yahoo | August 25, 2022

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Yahoo | August 5, 2022

West Bancorporation, Inc. Announces Second Quarter Net Income, Declares Quarterly Dividend

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, July 28, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- West Bancorporation, Inc. (Nasdaq: WTBA; the “Company”), parent company of West Bank, today reported second quarter 2022 net income of $12.7 million, or $0.75 per diluted common share, compared to second quarter 2021 net income of $13.2 million, or $0.79 per diluted common share. For the first six months of 2022, net income was $25.9 million, or $1.54 per diluted common share, compared to $25.0 million, or $1.49 per diluted common share, f

Yahoo | July 28, 2022

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Yahoo | July 9, 2022

CORRECTION: West Bancorporation, Inc. To Announce Quarterly Results, Hold Conference Call

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, June 24, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In the press release issued on June 24, 2022 at 7:30 a.m. Central Time the access code for the conference call was incorrect. The corrected version is below. West Bancorporation, Inc. (Nasdaq: WTBA) (the “Company”), parent company of West Bank, will report its results for the second quarter of 2022, on Thursday, July 28, 2022 before the markets open. The Company will discuss its results in a conference call scheduled for 10:00 a.m. Central

Yahoo | June 24, 2022

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WTBA Price Returns

1-mo -13.87%
3-mo -12.03%
6-mo -19.52%
1-year -26.73%
3-year 10.38%
5-year 5.45%
YTD -29.26%
2021 66.46%
2020 -21.18%
2019 39.47%
2018 -21.54%
2017 4.94%

WTBA Dividends

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