West Bancorporation Inc Sentiment Worsening on Bad Stock Potential, Now at 1.21

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“Big money sentiment for West Bancorporation Inc (NASDAQ:WTBA) in 2018 Q2 decreased to 1.21, SEC.gov filings reveal. That’s down -0.03, from 2018Q1’s 1.24. 29 active investment managers opened new and increased positions, while 24 reduced and sold their positions in West Bancorporation Inc so the sentiment fall. Funds own 5.21 million shares, up from 5.16 million shares in 2018Q1. Funds holding West Bancorporation Inc in top 10 changed to 0 from 0 for the same number . 2 Investors Sold All; 22 Reduced Holdings; 22 increased holdings while 7 active investment managers bought holdings.

Most West Bancorporation Inc Investors

Pacific Ridge Capital Partners Llc owns 179,525 shares in West Bancorporation Inc as of 2018 Q2. As of 2018 Q2, 106,519 shares of West Bancorporation Inc are owned by Btc Capital Management Inc.. Furthermore, Ativo Capital Management Llc reported 44,323 shares in West Bancorporation Inc equivalent to 0.31% of its stocks portfolio. Iowa State Bank revealed 11,276 shares position in West Bancorporation Inc. The Missouri-based fund Kennedy Capital Management Inc. looks positive on West Bancorporation Inc, owning 173,804 shares.

West Bancorporation, Inc. operates as the holding firm for West Bank that provides community banking and trust services to individuals and small to medium-sized businesses in the United States.The firm is worth $321.84 million. It offers various deposit products, including checking, savings, and money market accounts, as well as time certificates of deposit.The P/E ratio is 12.73. The firm also provides loan products comprising commercial real estate loans, construction and land development loans, commercial lines of credit, and commercial term loans; consumer loans, including loans extended to individuals for household, family, and other personal expenditures not secured by real estate; and real estate loans and residential mortgages.

The last price was $19.75.Since December 8, 2017 it’s 6.35% up thus uptrending. WTBA underperformed by 9.27% the S&P 500.

On January, 24 is anticipated West Bancorporation, Inc. (NASDAQ:WTBA)’s earnings report, according to RTT. Analysts have expectation on stock’s EPS of $0.42. That’s up 5.00 % from last year’s $0.4 EPS. If EPS of $0.42 is announced the profit of WTBA could be $6.84 million giving it 11.76 P/E. After $0.43 EPS was announced last quarter, analysts now see negative EPS growth of -2.33 % for West Bancorporation, Inc..

Ativo Limited Co stated it has 0.31% of its capital in West Bancorporation, Inc. (NASDAQ:WTBA). Retail Bank Of America Corporation De accumulated 76,794 shs. Metropolitan Life Ins Ny stated it has 5,351 shs or 0% of all its holdings. Morgan Stanley holds 0% in West Bancorporation, Inc. (NASDAQ:WTBA) or 82,712 shs. Amer Century Inc owns 0% invested in West Bancorporation, Inc. (NASDAQ:WTBA) for 15,247 shs. Manufacturers Life Ins The holds 0% or 8,327 shs. Rhumbline Advisers has invested 0% in West Bancorporation, Inc. (NASDAQ:WTBA). Us Bank & Trust De invested in 0% or 6,475 shs. Vanguard Gp Inc reported 646,201 shs. Citigroup holds 3,751 shs. Pacific Ridge Capital Prtnrs Ltd stated it has 179,525 shs. Alliancebernstein L P owns 0% invested in West Bancorporation, Inc. (NASDAQ:WTBA) for 16,500 shs. Geode Mngmt Limited Liability Corp owns 0% invested in West Bancorporation, Inc. (NASDAQ:WTBA) for 171,299 shs. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa owns 545 shs. Blackrock Inc reported 903,226 shs.

West Bancorporation, Inc. had 0 sales and 2 insider purchases since November 5, 2018. This’s net activity of $54,280. Shares for $32,400 were bought by MILLIGAN GEORGE D on Friday, November 9.

For more West Bancorporation, Inc. (NASDAQ:WTBA) news released briefly go to: Seekingalpha.com, Seekingalpha.com, Globenewswire.com, Prnewswire.com or Fool.com. The titles are as follows: “Upcoming Dividends; 45 Companies, 9 Double Digit Increases – Seeking Alpha” released on February 01, 2018, “22 Upcoming Dividend Increases – Seeking Alpha” on May 03, 2018, “West Bancorporation, Inc. Announces Record Net Income, Declares Increased and Record Quarterly Dividend – GlobeNewswire” with a publish date: April 26, 2018, “West Bancorporation, Inc. Declares Special Cash Dividend – PR Newswire” and the last “A 26% Tech S&P 500 Isn’t as Bad as It Sounds – The Motley Fool” with publication date: June 06, 2018.

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