Fact based stock research
Westamerica Bancorp (NasdaqGS:WABC)


Westamerica Bancorp stock research in summary

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Westamerica Bancorp shares have a SELL rating. While they are safely financed, they show below average growth, and are bad value. We recommend selling Westamerica Bancorp shares.


Latest Obermatt Ranks


Country USA
Industry Regional Banks
Index NASDAQ
Size class Medium

June 8, 2018. Top 10 stocks updated on Top 10 schedule or at least quarterly. ()


Research History: Westamerica Bancorp

STOCK RESEARCH SUMMARY 2015 2016 2017 2018
STOCK VALUE RANKS
17
10
6
10
STOCK GROWTH RANKS
12
30
23
23
STOCK SAFETY RANKS
76
62
62
77
COMBINED STOCK RANKS
15
18
18
17

Last update of Combined Rank: 8-Jun-2018. Stock research history is based on the Obermatt Method. The higher the rank, the better is Westamerica Bancorp in the corresponding investment strategy.


Value Metrics in Detail

Last update of Value Rank: 8-Jun-2018. Stock analysis on value ratios: The higher the rank, the lower the value ratio of Westamerica Bancorp; except for dividend yield where the rank is higher, the higher the yield.


Growth Metrics in Detail

GROWTH METRICS 2015 2016 2017 2018
REVENUE GROWTH
14
16
25
25
PROFIT GROWTH
4
4
4
55
STOCK RETURNS
25
69
22
22
CONSOLIDATED RANK: GROWTH
12
30
23
23

Financial reporting date of Growth Rank: 31-Dec-2017. Stock analysis on growth metrics: The higher the rank, the higher the growth and returns of Westamerica Bancorp.


Safety Metrics in Detail

SAFETY METRICS 2015 2016 2017 2018
LEVERAGE
80
67
90
68
REFINANCING
4
6
6
21
LIQUIDITY
83
79
81
82
CONSOLIDATED RANK: SAFETY
76
62
62
77

Financial reporting date of Safety Rank: 31-Dec-2017. Stock analysis on safety metrics: The higher the rank, the lower the leverage of Westamerica Bancorp and the more cash is available to service its debt.


Stock analysis by the purely financial fact-based Obermatt Method for the investment strategies Value, Growth and Safety for Westamerica Bancorp from June 8, 2018.