WTBA Ex-Dividend Reminder - 5/6/13

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/6/13, West Bancorporation, Inc. (WTBA) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.10, payable on 5/28/13. As a percentage of WTBA's recent stock price of $10.60, this dividend works out to approximately 0.94%, so look for shares of West Bancorporation, Inc. to trade 0.94% lower — all else being equal — when WTBA shares open for trading on 5/6/13.

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Below is a dividend history chart for WTBA, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.10 declared by West Bancorporation, Inc.:

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In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from WTBA is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 3.77% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of WTBA shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

West Bancorporation, Inc. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, WTBA's low point in its 52 week range is $9.02 per share, with $12.35 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $10.60.

In Thursday trading, West Bancorporation, Inc. shares are currently up about 0.9% on the day.

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