Westamerica maintains exceptional asset quality, and our capital ratios exceed regulatory standards for “well-capitalized" companies. Our outstanding loan quality, loan loss reserve, earnings, and capital ratios place us among the top-performing financial institutions in the nation for financial health and safety.
Westamerica receives continued recognition by analysts as a very healthy community banking company, and independent bank rating agencies, including Findley Reports, and Bauer Financial consistently reaffirm their positive ratings. Our stock is traded on the NASDAQ stock market under WABC.
Westamerica in the News
"Seeking the Standouts: Mid-Tier Rankings"
August 2012 - U.S. Banker
"Top Performing Mid-Sized Banks" (PDF)
May 2012 - American Bankers Association Journal
"U.S. Banker names Westamerica Bank's Holding Company the Nation's Top Bank"
September 2009 - PRLog.org
"Best of the Bunch"
August 2009 - U.S. Banker
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