West Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WTBA) SVP Marie I. Roberts sold 1,681 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, June 9th. The stock was sold at an average price of $23.33, for a total value of $39,217.73. Following the completion of the transaction, the senior vice president now directly owns 16,500 shares in the company, valued at $384,945. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website.

West Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WTBA) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April 27th. The financial services provider reported $0.37 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.33 by $0.04. West Bancorporation had a net margin of 31.58% and a return on equity of 14.18%. The business had revenue of $16.55 million during the quarter.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, May 24th. Investors of record on Wednesday, May 10th were paid a $0.18 dividend. This represents a $0.72 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.03%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Monday, May 8th. This is a positive change from West Bancorporation’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.17. West Bancorporation’s payout ratio is presently 50.00%.

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West Bancorporation Company Profile

West Bancorporation, Inc is a bank holding company. The Company owns West Bank, which is a business-focused community bank. The Company operates in 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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