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WABC Westamerica Bancorporation Dividend

Westamerica Bancorporation's last quarterly dividend was on Nov 5, 2021 (ex-date) with a distribution of $0.42 per share. On an annualized basis, the company has a current payout of $1.65 per share. This brings the dividend yield to 2.82% based on its recent close price. The latest dividend has increased by $0.01, or 2.4% from the prior dividend.

WABC next dividend date: Not announced

WABC
DPS
$1.65
Dividend yield
2.77%
Payout ratio
50.2%
Financial Services sector
Dividend yield
2.44%
Payout ratio
32.4%

Dividend yield

WABC has a dividend yield of 2.82% which is above the Financial Services sector and the industry average.

Dividend history

Westamerica Bancorporation has been paying dividends since 1994. WABC has distributed four quarterly dividends in the past year. The annualized dividend per share has increased by 0.6% for the last twelve months. And with the stock price down by 4.8% from a year ago, the dividend yield has increased by 6%.

Recent dividends

Declared on Ex-date Payment date Amount Type
Oct 28, 2021 Nov 5, 2021 Nov 19, 2021 $0.42 normal
Jul 22, 2021 Jul 30, 2021 Aug 13, 2021 $0.41 normal
Apr 22, 2021 Apr 30, 2021 May 14, 2021 $0.41 normal
Jan 28, 2021 Feb 5, 2021 Feb 19, 2021 $0.41 normal
Oct 22, 2020 Oct 30, 2020 Nov 13, 2020 $0.41 normal
Jul 23, 2020 Jul 31, 2020 Aug 14, 2020 $0.41 normal
Apr 23, 2020 May 1, 2020 May 15, 2020 $0.41 normal
Jan 23, 2020 Jan 31, 2020 Feb 14, 2020 $0.41 normal
Oct 24, 2019 Nov 1, 2019 Nov 15, 2019 $0.41 normal
Jul 25, 2019 Aug 2, 2019 Aug 16, 2019 $0.41 normal
Apr 25, 2019 May 3, 2019 May 17, 2019 $0.41 normal
Jan 24, 2019 Feb 1, 2019 Feb 15, 2019 $0.4 normal
Oct 25, 2018 Nov 2, 2018 Nov 16, 2018 $0.4 normal
Jul 26, 2018 Aug 3, 2018 Aug 17, 2018 $0.4 normal
Apr 26, 2018 May 4, 2018 May 18, 2018 $0.4 normal
Jan 25, 2018 Feb 2, 2018 Feb 16, 2018 $0.4 normal
Oct 26, 2017 Nov 3, 2017 Nov 17, 2017 $0.4 normal
Jul 27, 2017 Aug 3, 2017 Aug 18, 2017 $0.39 normal
Apr 27, 2017 May 4, 2017 May 19, 2017 $0.39 normal
Jan 26, 2017 Feb 2, 2017 Feb 17, 2017 $0.39 normal
Oct 27, 2016 Nov 3, 2016 Nov 18, 2016 $0.39 normal
Jul 28, 2016 Aug 4, 2016 Aug 19, 2016 $0.39 normal

Dividend payouts

Payout ratio

WABC has a payout ratio of 50.2% which is higher than the Financial Services sector and the industry average.

Total amount of dividends paid per financial year (from cash flow)