West Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:WTBA) SVP Marie I. Roberts sold 650 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 22nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $23.45, for a total transaction of $15,242.50. Following the completion of the sale, the senior vice president now owns 13,850 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $324,782.50. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.

Shares of West Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:WTBA) remained flat at $23.35 during midday trading on Thursday. 26,607 shares of the company were exchanged. The firm has a market capitalization of $376.80 million, a PE ratio of 16.44 and a beta of 0.97. West Bancorp Inc. has a 12 month low of $16.04 and a 12 month high of $23.95. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $20.39 and a 200-day moving average price of $19.30.

West Bancorp (NASDAQ:WTBA) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, October 27th. The financial services provider reported $0.36 earnings per share 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%. Equities analysts expect that West Bancorp Inc. will post $1.40 EPS for the current year.

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The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, November 23rd. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, November 9th were issued a $0.17 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Monday, November 7th. This represents a $0.68 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.91%. West Bancorp’s dividend payout ratio is currently 47.89%.

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West Bancorp Company Profile

West Bancorporation, Inc is a bank holding company of West Bank, which is a business-focused community bank. It operates through banking segment. The Company operates in approximately three markets, which include central Iowa; eastern Iowa, which is the area including and surrounding Iowa City and Coralville, Iowa, and the Rochester, Minnesota, area.

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