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WABC

Westamerica Bancorporation NasdaqGS:WABC Stock Report

Last Price

US$61.69

Market Cap

US$1.7b

7D

1.1%

1Y

13.2%

Updated

02 Dec, 2022

Data

Company Financials +
WABC fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation0/6
Future Growth4/6
Past Performance5/6
Financial Health6/6
Dividends5/6

WABC Stock Overview

Westamerica Bancorporation operates as a bank holding company for the Westamerica Bank that provides various banking products and services to individual and commercial customers.

Rewards

Earnings are forecast to grow 16.1% per year

Earnings grew by 17.8% over the past year

Pays a reliable dividend of 2.72%

Risk Analysis

No risks detected for WABC from our risk checks.

Westamerica Bancorporation Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Westamerica Bancorporation
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$61.69
52 Week HighUS$63.86
52 Week LowUS$52.04
Beta0.68
1 Month Change0.46%
3 Month Change11.17%
1 Year Change13.19%
3 Year Change-6.35%
5 Year Change2.54%
Change since IPO700.30%

Recent News & Updates

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

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

Recent updates

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

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

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?

Shareholder Returns

WABCUS BanksUS Market
7D1.1%-1.7%1.5%
1Y13.2%-13.3%-14.9%

Return vs Industry: WABC exceeded the US Banks industry which returned -14.5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: WABC exceeded the US Market which returned -16.1% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is WABC's price volatile compared to industry and market?
WABC volatility
WABC Average Weekly Movement3.9%
Banks Industry Average Movement4.1%
Market Average Movement7.4%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market15.6%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market3.3%

Stable Share Price: WABC is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.

Volatility Over Time: WABC's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
1972619David Paynehttps://www.westamerica.com

Westamerica Bancorporation operates as a bank holding company for the Westamerica Bank that provides various banking products and services to individual and commercial customers. The company accepts various deposit products, including retail savings and checking accounts, as well as certificates of deposit. Its loan portfolio includes commercial, commercial and residential real estate, real estate construction, and consumer installment loans, as well as indirect automobile loans.

Westamerica Bancorporation Fundamentals Summary

How do Westamerica Bancorporation's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
WABC fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$1.66b
Earnings (TTM)US$104.41m
Revenue (TTM)US$239.15m

15.9x

P/E Ratio

3.1x

P/B Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
WABC income statement (TTM)
RevenueUS$239.15m
Cost of RevenueUS$0
Gross ProfitUS$239.15m
Other ExpensesUS$134.74m
EarningsUS$104.41m

Last Reported Earnings

Sep 30, 2022

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)3.88
Gross Margin100.00%
Net Profit Margin43.66%
Debt/Equity Ratio14.3%

How did WABC perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

2.7%

Current Dividend Yield

43%

Payout Ratio