Walliser Kantonalbank provides various banking products and services in Switzerland. More Details
Adequate balance sheet with acceptable track record.
Share Price & News
How has Walliser Kantonalbank's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: WKBN has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: WKBN underperformed the Swiss Banks industry which returned 1.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: WKBN underperformed the Swiss Market which returned 4.4% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Walliser Kantonalbank's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Walliser Kantonalbank undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: WKBN (CHF109.5) is trading above our estimate of fair value (CHF46.31)
Significantly Below Fair Value: WKBN is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: WKBN is poor value based on its PE Ratio (16.8x) compared to the CH Banks industry average (15.6x).
PE vs Market: WKBN is good value based on its PE Ratio (16.8x) compared to the Swiss market (21.9x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate WKBN's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: WKBN is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.2x) compared to the CH Banks industry average (0.9x).
How is Walliser Kantonalbank forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Banks industry annual growth in earnings
In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Walliser Kantonalbank has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.
This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.
- Examine Walliser Kantonalbank's financial health to determine how well-positioned it is against times of financial stress by looking at its level of debt over time and how much cash it has left.
- Walliser Kantonalbank competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.
- Explore growth companies in the Banks industry.
How has Walliser Kantonalbank performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: WKBN has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: WKBN's current net profit margins (42.7%) are higher than last year (42.3%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: WKBN's earnings have grown by 7.1% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: WKBN's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: WKBN had negative earnings growth (-0.4%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Banks industry average (-0.2%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: WKBN's Return on Equity (4.8%) is considered low.
How is Walliser Kantonalbank's financial position? (This company is analysed differently as a bank or financial institution)
Financial Position Analysis
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Financial Institutions Analysis
Asset Level: WKBN's Assets to Equity ratio (12.6x) is moderate.
Allowance for Bad Loans: WKBN has a low allowance for bad loans (30%).
Low Risk Liabilities: 64% of WKBN's liabilities are made up of primarily low risk sources of funding.
Loan Level: WKBN has an appropriate level of Loans to Assets ratio (72%).
Low Risk Deposits: WKBN's Loans to Deposits ratio (122%) is appropriate.
Level of Bad Loans: WKBN has a high level of bad loans (2.8%).
What is Walliser Kantonalbank current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: WKBN's dividend (3.06%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Swiss market (1.99%).
High Dividend: WKBN's dividend (3.06%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Swiss market (3.76%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, WKBN has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.
Growing Dividend: WKBN's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 4 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (51.5%), WKBN's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Pascal Perruchoud (62 yo)
Mr. Pascal Perruchoud serves as Chairman of Senior Management at Banque Cantonale du Valais and served as its Chairman of The General Management since May 23, 2012. Mr. Perruchoud served as Head of Valoris ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Pascal's total compensation ($USD1.15M) is about average for companies of similar size in the Swiss market ($USD1.19M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Pascal's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Secretary & Independent Director||7.67yrs||CHF108.00k||0.015% |
|Independent Director||11.33yrs||CHF97.00k||0.0021% |
|Independent Director||11.33yrs||CHF92.00k||0.012% |
|Independent Vice Chairman of the Board||3.42yrs||CHF133.00k||0.044% |
|Independent Director||11.33yrs||CHF90.00k||0.0048% |
|Independent Director||6.33yrs||CHF94.00k||0.0048% |
|Independent Director||3.67yrs||CHF107.00k||0.0023% |
|Independent Chairman of the Board||2.33yrs||CHF249.00k||0.010% |
|Independent Director||2yrs||CHF89.00k||0.00034% |
Experienced Board: WKBN's board of directors are considered experienced (6.3 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Walliser Kantonalbank's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Walliser Kantonalbank
- Ticker: WKBN
- Exchange: SWX
- Founded: 1917
- Industry: Regional Banks
- Sector: Banks
- Market Cap: CHF1.722b
- Shares outstanding: 15.73m
- Website: https://www.bcvs.ch
Number of Employees
- Walliser Kantonalbank
- Place des Cèdres 8
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|WKBN||SWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)||Yes||Registered Shares||CH||CHF||Jan 2016|
|0RE6||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Registered Shares||GB||CHF||Jan 2016|
Walliser Kantonalbank provides various banking products and services in Switzerland. It offers Euro and savings plus accounts; investment products; wealth management services; and e-trade, and e-banking an ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/09/18 02:54|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/09/17 00:00|
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