Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 2/6/18, West Bancorporation, Inc. (WTBA - Get Report) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.18, payable on 2/21/18. As a percentage of WTBA's recent stock price of $25.95, this dividend works out to approximately 0.69%, so look for shares of West Bancorporation, Inc. to trade 0.69% lower — all else being equal — when WTBA shares open for trading on 2/6/18.

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Below is a dividend history chart for WTBA, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.18 declared by West Bancorporation, Inc.:


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 2.77% 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 $20.60 per share, with $28 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $25.95.

In Friday trading, West Bancorporation, Inc. shares are currently down about 0.2% on the day.