WesBanco is part of the banking industry and financial services sector. The company CEO is Todd F. Clossin. Wesbanco Inc is a financial services provider. The company offers a full range of financial services, including retail banking, corporate banking, personal and corporate trust services, brokerage services, mortgage banking, and insurance.



Previous Intraday Performance:

The WSBC shares had a previous change of 0.09% which opened at 35.45 and closed at 35.31. It moved to an intraday high of 35.79 and a low of 35.11.

PR Newswire:  WesBanco Bank Announces the Appointment of Eric Giesecke as Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer

Historical Performance:

Over the last five trading days, WSBC shares returned 0.34% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -11.42%. Over three months, it changed -12.01%. In one year it has changed -23.07% and within that year its 52 week high was 51.12 and its 52 week low was 34.14. WSBC stock is 3.43% above its 52 week low.

Our calculations result in a 200 day moving average of 40.34 and a 50 day moving average of 38.55. Right now, WSBC stock is trading -12.46% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a great opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

PR Newswire:  WesBanco Bank Announces the Appointment of Eric Giesecke as Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer

Liquidity:

The company has a market cap of $1.9b with 54.6m shares outstanding and a float of 53.2m shares. Trading volume was 361,531 shares and has experienced an average volume of 130,271 shares. Our calculation, using the current average volume and close price, leads me to believe that the liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.

Earnings:

The last annual reported EPS for WesBanco was 2.92 which ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 12.09. Based on 4 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.80. The trailing twelve month EPS reported is 3.19 (trailing twelve month diluted EPS is 2.89).

Below was the last reported quarterly diluted earnings per share:

1stQtr 2019Reported 04-16-2019: 0.74
4thQtr 2018Reported 01-28-2019: 0.80
3rdQtr 2018Reported 10-24-2018: 0.64
2ndQtr 2018Reported 07-23-2018: 0.71
1stQtr 2018Reported 04-17-2018: 0.76

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 39.67, which means it might be undervalued and has a margin of safety of 10.99%.

The long-term trend of the EPS is a vital number as it helps understand the future potential of WesBanco; the EPS growth rate, as it is typically called, is usually expressed as a percentage, which at this time is hard to estimate, but revenue growth has been 6.00% over the last twelve months.



Indicators Also to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 3.10% of insider ownership and 87.60% of institutional ownership.

The beta was calculated to be 1.07.

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Fundamental Numbers:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on assets is 1.31%, profit margin is 27.17%, price-to-sales is 3.49 and price-to-book is 0.95.

Company Score Card:

Results are out of six:
 1  : Growth Expectations Result
 6  : Financial Safety Result
 4  : Past Performance Result
 3  : Valuation Result
 4  : Dividend Safety Result
 3  : Overall Result

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Jake McWilliams
I am an independent trader, analyst and algorithmic trading expert, having worked both for the sell side (brokerage) and the buy side (fund administration). I have been trading professionally for about 20 years. I trade stocks and forex and I play both long and short positions in underlying asset or through options. I have experience with discretionary and fully automated systems (Metatrader and Quantshare).

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