SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Oct. 17, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Westamerica Bancorporation (Nasdaq:WABC), parent company of Westamerica Bank, today reported net income for the third quarter 2012 of $20.0 million and diluted earnings per common share ("EPS") of $0.73. Third quarter 2012 results compare to net income of $21.0 million and EPS of $0.75 for the prior quarter, and net income of $22.4 million and EPS of $0.79 for the third quarter 2011. Third quarter 2012 net income represented an annualized return on shareholders' equity of 14.7 percent.
Westamerica Bancorporation Reports Third Quarter 2012 Earnings
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