Last C$27.00 CAD
Change Today -2.05 / -7.06%
Volume 1.7M
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canadian western bank (CWB) Snapshot

Open
C$28.69
Previous Close
C$29.05
Day High
C$28.72
Day Low
C$26.80
52 Week High
08/21/14 - C$43.30
52 Week Low
01/30/15 - C$25.46
Market Cap
2.2B
Average Volume 10 Days
501.3K
EPS TTM
C$2.70
Shares Outstanding
80.4M
EX-Date
03/12/15
P/E TM
10.0x
Dividend
C$0.84
Dividend Yield
2.96%
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canadian western bank (CWB) Details

Canadian Western Bank provides various banking and financial products and services primarily in Western Canada. It offers various personal banking products, including chequing accounts, savings accounts, youth accounts, student accounts, mortgages, secured and unsecured lines of credit, car loans, consolidation loans, recreation vehicle loans, RRSP loans, and credit cards. The company also provides business current and savings accounts, cash management accounts, commercial lending, commercial real estate loans, energy lending, equipment financing and leasing, cash management services, guaranteed investment certificates, and business credit cards. In addition, it offers registered retirement savings plans and income funds, tax-free savings accounts, and registered education savings plans; and online, mobile, and ATM banking services. Further, the company offers trustee and custodial solutions for financial advisors, corporations, and individuals; stock transfer, corporate trust, escrow and employee plan administration services; and life and disability, auto, home, tenant, condominium, and travel insurance products. Additionally, it provides wealth management for individuals, corporations, and institutions; manages personal investment portfolios for high-net-worth individuals; and mutual funds comprising conservative money market funds and specialized equity funds. The company operates through a network of 41 client-focused branches. Canadian Western Bank was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Edmonton, Canada.

2,094 Employees
Last Reported Date: 12/11/14
Founded in 1982

canadian western bank (CWB) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President, Non-Indep...
Total Annual Compensation: C$587.5K
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: C$257.7K
Executive Vice President, Chief Executive Off...
Total Annual Compensation: C$314.6K
Executive Vice President of Corporate Service...
Total Annual Compensation: C$346.7K
Executive Vice President of Banking
Total Annual Compensation: C$312.5K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

canadian western bank (CWB) Key Developments

Canadian Western Bank Announces Unaudited Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended January 31, 2015

Canadian Western Bank announced unaudited earnings results for the first quarter ended January 31, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported net interest income was $132,921,000 compared to $121,676,000 for the same period a year ago. Net Income before income taxes from continuing operations was $72,077,000 compared to $70,100,000 for the same period a year ago. Net income from continuing operations was $54,183,000 compared to $53,187,000 for the same period a year ago. Common shareholders' net income from continuing operations was $52,405,000 or $0.65 per diluted share compared to $49,066,000 or $0.61 per diluted share for the same period a year ago. Diluted earnings per share were $0.67 compared to $0.65 for the same period a year ago. Cash flows from operating activities were $53,476,000 compared to $54,796,000 for the same period a year ago. Amount spent on property, equipment and intangible assets was $7,321,000 compared to $7,700,000 for the same period a year ago. Total revenues (taxable equivalent basis) of $159.9 million were up 4%, primarily reflecting the positive impact of strong 12% loan growth, partially offset by lower net interest margin and non-interest income, the latter attributed to reduced gains on the sale of securities and, within Discontinued Operations, elevated insurance claims expense. Return on assets was 1.03% compared to 1.11% for the same period a year ago. Return on common shareholders' equity was 13.5% compared to 14.8% for the same period a year ago.

Canadian Western Bank Declares Quarterly Dividends on Common Shares and Preferred Shares, Payable on March 26, and April 30, 2015

Canadian Western Bank announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.21 per common share, payable on March 26, 2015, to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 16, 2015. This quarterly dividend is consistent with the previous quarter and 11% higher than the quarterly dividend declared one year ago. The Board of Directors also declared a cash dividend of $0.275 per Series 5 Preferred Share payable on April 30, 2015 to shareholders of record on April 23, 2015.

Canadian Western Bank Seeks Acquisitions

Canadian Western Bank (TSX:CWB) is looking to make acquisitions and their primary areas of interest for potential strategic acquisitions are centered on opportunities in equipment finance and leasing, and wealth management.

 

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