- Last Close 42.34
- Sector Financial Services
- Industry Banks - Regional
- Investment Style Small Blend
- Day Range 42.28 – 42.80
- Year Range 35.52 – 63.86
- Market Cap 1.1379 Bil
- Volume / Avg 48,153.0 / 130,497.2
- Price / Sales 3.65
- Price / Book 1.73
- Forward Div Yield 4.34%
- Trailing Div Yield 3.98%
Morningstar‘s Stock Analysis WABC
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Company Profile WABC
Westamerica Bancorp is based in San Rafael, California. Westamerica Bancorporation runs a regional community bank and has approximately $7.5 billion in assets. The bank's net revenue is generated by net interest income. Deposit service charges make up the noninterest income sources. The bank focuses mostly on commercial clients, such as smaller businesses. Its footprint encompasses central and northern California, extending north of San Francisco to Mendocino and Lake counties, south to Kern County in central California, and all the way east to Nevada County.
San Rafael, CA, 94901
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FAQs for Westamerica Bancorp Stock
Yes. WABC has a forward dividend yield of 4.16%.
WABC’s full dividends and stock split history
on the Dividend tab.
Dividend yield allows investors, particularly those interested in dividend-paying stocks, to compare the relationship between a stock’s price and how it rewards stockholders through dividends. The formula for calculating dividend yield is to divide the annual dividend paid per share by the stock price.
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WABC’s market cap is 1.14 Bil.
Market capitalization is calculated by taking a company’s share price and multiplying it by the total number of shares. It’s often used to measure a company’s size. In the Morningstar Style Box, large-cap names account for the largest 70% of U.S. stocks, mid-cap names account for the largest 70–90%, and small-cap names are the remaining 10% of companies.
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WABC’s stock style is Small Core.
Style is an investment factor that has a meaningful impact on investment risk and returns. Style is calculated by combining value and growth scores, which are first individually calculated.
High-growth stocks tend to represent the technology, healthcare, and communications sectors. They rarely distribute dividends to shareholders, opting for reinvestment in their businesses. More value-oriented stocks tend to represent financial services, utilities, and energy stocks. These are established companies that reliably pay dividends.
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WABC’s price/sales is 3.65.
Price/sales represents the amount an investor is willing to pay for a dollar generated from a particular company’s sales or revenues.
WABC’s price/forward earnings is 7.34.
Forward P/E gives some indication of how cheap or expensive a stock is compared with consensus earnings estimates. The lower the Forward P/E, the cheaper the stock.
WABC’s price/book is 1.73.
Price/book ratio can tell investors approximately how much they’re paying for a company’s assets, based on historical, rather than current, valuations. Historical valuations generally do not reflect a company’s current market value. Value investors frequently look for companies that have low price/book ratios.
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WABC’s beta can be found in Trading Information at the top of this page.
A stock’s beta measures how closely tied its price movements have been to the performance of the overall market.
Compare WABC’s historical performance against its industry peers and the overall market.