West Bancorporation, Inc. (Nasdaq:WTBA) is a financial holding company that offers community banking and trust services to small- and medium-sized businesses as well as individuals in the United States through its subsidiary West Bank. With 11 branches located in Iowa and Minnesota, the company manages assets worth approximately USD 3.6 billion.
Comps: Citizens & Northern Corporation (Nasdaq:CZNC), Sierra Bancorp (Nasdaq:BSRR)
West Bancorporation performs well in key fundamentals including an exceptional profit margin. Specifically, its earnings per share, price-to-earnings, return-on-equity, net income, and yield also outpace that of the competition. Overall, West Bancorporation is a sound option for opportunistic investors.