West Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:WTBA) SVP Marie I. Roberts sold 650 shares of West Bancorp stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 22nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $23.45, for a total value of $15,242.50. Following the sale, the senior vice president now directly owns 13,850 shares in the company, valued at $324,782.50. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link.
Shares of West Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:WTBA) opened at 23.25 on Monday. The company has a market capitalization of $375.19 million, a PE ratio of 16.37 and a beta of 0.97. West Bancorp Inc. has a 52-week low of $16.04 and a 52-week high of $23.95. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $20.54 and its 200 day moving average price is $19.34.
West Bancorp (NASDAQ:WTBA) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 27th. The financial services provider reported $0.36 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.35 by $0.01. West Bancorp had a net margin of 31.57% and a return on equity of 14.44%. On average, equities analysts forecast that West Bancorp Inc. will post $1.40 earnings per share for the current year.
The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, November 23rd. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, November 9th were issued a dividend of $0.17 per share. This represents a $0.68 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.92%. The ex-dividend date was Monday, November 7th. West Bancorp’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 47.89%.
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