Worth Watching Stock for Traders: WesBanco (NASDAQ:WSBC)

WesBanco (NASDAQ:WSBC) changed -1.89% to recent value of $33.73. The stock transacted 175753 shares during most recent day however it has an average volume of 199.79K shares. It spotted trading -33.21% off 52-week high price. On the other end, the stock has been noted 0.12% away from the low price over the last 52-weeks.

On Aug. 27, 2019, WesBanco (NASDAQ:WSBC) a diversified, multi-state bank holding company, reported that the western Pennsylvania market of its affiliate, WesBanco Bank, has been awarded a 2019 Top Workplaces honor by The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. The Top Workplaces list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by research partner, Energage, LLC, a leading provider of technology-based employee engagement tools. The anonymous survey measures several aspects of workplace culture, including alignment, execution, and connection.

WesBanco is extremely pleased to have been voted, for the second consecutive year, as a Top Workplace by our employees, said Mike Mooney, WesBanco Market President for Western Pennsylvania. For almost 150 years, WesBanco has continuously strived to create a better bank by providing superior customer satisfaction, as demonstrated by our Better Banking Pledge, as well as pathways for employee success.  WesBanco prides itself on delivering large bank capabilities with a community bank feel.  We are very appreciative that our employees continue to recognize us as a top workplace, and would like to thank and congratulate them for their hard work and tireless commitment to our customers and communities. Their integrity, dedication, and passion ensure our success as a premier financial institution for our customers.

Top Workplaces is more than just recognition, said Doug Claffey, CEO of Energage.  Our research shows organizations that earn the award attract better talent, experience lower turnover, and are better equipped to deliver bottom-line results.  Their leaders prioritize and carefully craft a healthy workplace culture that supports employee engagement.  Becoming a Top Workplace is not something organizations can buy.  It is an achievement organizations have worked for and a distinction that gives them a competitive advantage. It is a big deal.

WSBC has a an operating margin of 81.00% while its profit margin remained 34.50% for the last 12 months. Its earnings per share (EPS) expected to touch remained 20.00% for this year while earning per share for the next 5-years is expected to reach at 10.00%.

The company has 55.97M of outstanding shares and 53M shares were floated in the market.  The price moved ahead of -3.13% from the mean of 20 days, -7.06% from mean of 50 days SMA and performed -13.25% from mean of 200 days price. Company’s performance for the week was -1.78%, -7.56% for month and YTD performance remained -8.07%.

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