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- Market Cap.:
- $300.53 million
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- Revenue TTM:
- $104.45 million
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- $104.45 million
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West Bancorporation had its IPO on 1999-05-03 under the ticker symbol WTBA.
The company operates in the Financial Services sector and Banks-Regional industry. West Bancorporation has a staff strength of 173 employees.
Shares of West Bancorporation opened at $17.99 at the start of the last trading session i.e. 2023-03-24.
The stocks traded within a range of $17.81 - $18.49, and closed at $18.3.
This is a +1.33% increase from the previous day's closing price.
A total volume of 27,092 shares were traded at the close of the day’s session.
In the last one week, shares of West Bancorporation have slipped by -5.03%.
West Bancorporation's Key Ratios
West Bancorporation has a market cap of $300.53 million, indicating a price to book ratio of 1.98 and a price to sales ratio of 3.613.
In the last 12-months West Bancorporation’s revenue was $104.45 million with a gross profit of $104.45 million and an EBITDA of $0. The EBITDA ratio measures West Bancorporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure its profitability.
In the trailing 12-month period, West Bancorporation’s operating margin was 57.82% while its return on assets stood at 1.3% with a return of equity of 19.68%.
In Q4, West Bancorporation’s quarterly earnings growth was a negative -25.2% while revenue growth was a negative 14.9%.
West Bancorporation’s PE and PEG Ratio
- Forward PE
- Trailing PE
Its diluted EPS in the last 12-months stands at $2.66 per share while it has a forward price to earnings multiple of 0 and a PEG multiple of 0. A low price to earnings ratio can mean the stock is attractively valued while a high ratio suggests the stock may be overvalued.
The PEG on the other hand provides a broader view compared to the P/E ratio and gives greater insight into West Bancorporation’s profitability.
West Bancorporation stock is trading at a EV to sales ratio of 0 and a EV to EBITDA ratio of 0. Its price to sales ratio in the trailing 12-months stood at 3.613.
West Bancorporation stock pays annual dividends of $1 per share, indicating a yield of 5.33% and a payout ratio of 36.36%.
Balance sheet and cash flow metrics
- Total Assets
- $3.61 billion
- Total Liabilities
- $200.00 million
- Operating Cash Flow
- Capital Expenditure
- $9.26 million
- Dividend Payout Ratio
West Bancorporation ended 2023 with $3.61 billion in total assets and $0 in total liabilities. Its intangible assets were valued at $3.61 billion while shareholder equity stood at $211.11 million.
West Bancorporation ended 2023 with $0 in deferred long-term liabilities, $200.00 million in other current liabilities, 3000000.00 in common stock, $267.56 million in retained earnings and $0 in goodwill. Its cash balance stood at $24.90 million and cash and short-term investments were $689.01 million. The company’s total short-term debt was $200,000,000 while long-term debt stood at $285.86 million.
West Bancorporation’s total current assets stands at $701.00 million while long-term investments were $664.12 million and short-term investments were $664.12 million. Its net receivables were $11.99 million compared to accounts payable of $35.84 million and inventory worth $0.
In 2023, West Bancorporation's operating cash flow was $-122271000.00 while its capital expenditure stood at $9.26 million.
Comparatively, West Bancorporation paid $0.36 in dividends in 2023.
Other key metrics
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- 52-Week High
- 52-Week Low
- Analyst Target Price
West Bancorporation stock is currently trading at $18.3 per share. It touched a 52-week high of $27.1583 and a 52-week low of $27.1583. Analysts tracking the stock have a 12-month average target price of $22.5.
Its 50-day moving average was $20.99 and 200-day moving average was $22.6 The short ratio stood at 7.71 indicating a short percent outstanding of 0%.
Around 1086% of the company’s stock are held by insiders while 4456.3% are held by institutions.
Frequently Asked Questions About West Bancorporation
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West Bancorporation, Inc. operates as the financial holding company for West Bank that provides community banking and trust services to individuals and small- to medium-sized businesses in the United States. It offers deposit services, including checking, savings, and money market accounts, as well as time certificates of deposit. The company also provides loan products comprising commercial real estate loans, construction and land development loans, commercial lines of credit, and commercial term loans; consumer loans, including loans extended to individuals for household, family, and other personal expenditures not secured by real estate; and 1-4 family residential mortgages and home equity loans. In addition, it offers online and mobile banking, treasury management services including cash management, client-generated automated clearing house transactions, remote deposit, and fraud protection services; merchant credit card processing and corporate credit cards; and administration of estates, conservatorships, personal trusts, and agency accounts. The company was founded in 1893 and is headquartered in West Des Moines, Iowa.