Westamerica Bancorporation

NasdaqGS:WABC Stock Report

Mkt Cap: US$1.5b

Westamerica Bancorporation Dividend

Dividend criteria checks 5/6

Westamerica Bancorporation is a dividend paying company with a current yield of 3.0% that is well covered by earnings.

Key information

3.0%

Dividend yield

37%

Payout ratio

Industry average yield2.9%
Next dividend pay daten/a
Ex dividend daten/a
Dividend per shareUS$1.68
Earnings per shareUS$4.53
Dividend yield forecast in 3Y3.0%

Recent dividend updates

Recent updates

Westamerica Bancorporation's (NASDAQ:WABC) Dividend Will Be $0.42

Feb 01
Westamerica Bancorporation's (NASDAQ:WABC) Dividend Will Be $0.42

Westamerica Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WABC) Has Affirmed Its Dividend Of $0.42

Nov 01
Westamerica Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WABC) Has Affirmed Its Dividend Of $0.42

Westamerica declares $0.42 dividend, new buyback program

Jul 28

Westamerica Bancorp: Too Conservative With Limited Growth

Jan 26

With EPS Growth And More, Westamerica Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WABC) Is Interesting

Oct 25
With EPS Growth And More, Westamerica Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WABC) Is Interesting

Westamerica Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WABC) Has Announced A Dividend Of US$0.41

Jul 26
Westamerica Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WABC) Has Announced A Dividend Of US$0.41

Should You Be Adding Westamerica Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WABC) To Your Watchlist Today?

May 24
Should You Be Adding Westamerica Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WABC) To Your Watchlist Today?

We Discuss Why Westamerica Bancorporation's (NASDAQ:WABC) CEO May Deserve A Higher Pay Packet

Apr 16
We Discuss Why Westamerica Bancorporation's (NASDAQ:WABC) CEO May Deserve A Higher Pay Packet

Westamerica Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WABC) Has Compensated Shareholders With A Respectable 55% Return On Their Investment

Mar 09
Westamerica Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WABC) Has Compensated Shareholders With A Respectable 55% Return On Their Investment

Westamerica Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WABC) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Feb 01
Westamerica Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WABC) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Revenue Beat: Westamerica Bancorporation Exceeded Revenue Forecasts By 9.7% And Analysts Are Updating Their Estimates

Jan 25
Revenue Beat: Westamerica Bancorporation Exceeded Revenue Forecasts By 9.7% And Analysts Are Updating Their Estimates

What Type Of Shareholders Own The Most Number of Westamerica Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WABC) Shares?

Dec 29
What Type Of Shareholders Own The Most Number of Westamerica Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WABC) Shares?

How Much Are Westamerica Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WABC) Insiders Taking Off The Table?

Dec 08
How Much Are Westamerica Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WABC) Insiders Taking Off The Table?

Stability and Growth of Payments

How stable has Westamerica Bancorporation's dividend per share been in the past?
MonthDividend Per Share (annual)Avg. Yield (%)
12/31/20241.73
12/31/20231.73
2/6/20231.682.97
1/27/20231.683.02
10/29/20221.682.85
7/30/20221.682.97
7/21/20221.682.85
1/27/20221.682.87
10/28/20211.682.93
7/22/20211.642.93
4/22/20211.642.71
1/28/20211.642.65
10/22/20201.642.92
7/23/20201.642.83
4/23/20201.642.86
1/23/20201.642.72
10/24/20191.642.47
7/25/20191.642.63
4/26/20191.642.66
1/24/20191.62.55
10/25/20181.62.7
7/26/20181.62.62
4/26/20181.62.75
1/25/20181.62.73
10/26/20171.62.71
7/27/20171.562.85
4/27/20171.562.86
1/26/20171.562.77
10/27/20161.562.64
7/28/20161.563.18
4/28/20161.563.25
1/28/20161.563.29
10/22/20151.563.41
7/23/20151.523.33
4/23/20151.523.19
1/22/20151.523.51
10/23/20141.523.17
7/24/20141.523.19
4/24/20141.523.01
1/23/20141.522.95
10/24/20131.522.8
7/25/20131.483.01
4/25/20131.483.25
1/24/20131.483.33
10/25/20121.483.45
7/26/20121.483.18
4/26/20121.483.24

Stable Dividend: WABC's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: WABC's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.


Dividend Yield vs Market

Westamerica Bancorporation Dividend Yield vs Market
How does WABC dividend yield compare to the market?
SegmentDividend Yield
Company (WABC)3.0%
Market Bottom 25% (US)1.5%
Market Top 25% (US)4.2%
Industry Average (Banks)2.9%
Analyst forecast in 3 Years (WABC)3.0%

Notable Dividend: WABC's dividend (2.97%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.48%).

High Dividend: WABC's dividend (2.97%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.18%).


Current Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (37%), WABC's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: WABC's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (31.1% payout ratio).


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