Western Alliance Bancorporation (WAL)

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Last closing price (Dec 17 4:00 EDT):
26.98 (2.59%) ? 
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Return to date (1m/3m/6m/12m):
8.27% ? 
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Consensus price target (1m/3m/6m/12m):
29.25
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Buy/Sell Mix (1m/3m/6m/12m):
100%/0%
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Description:
Western Alliance Bancorporation, a multi-bank holding company, provides various banking and related services to businesses, professional firms, real estate developers and investors, local non-profit organizations, high net worth individuals, and other consumers. The company operates in Bank of Nevada, Western Alliance Bank, Torrey Pines Bank, and Other segments. It accepts various deposit products, including checking accounts, savings accounts, and money market accounts, as well as other deposit accounts, such as fixed-rate and fixed maturity retail certificates of deposits. The company also offers a range of loan products comprising commercial real estate loans that are secured by apartment buildings, professional offices, industrial facilities, retail centers, and other commercial properties; construction and land development loans; commercial and industrial loans that include working capital lines of credit, inventory and accounts receivable lines, mortgage warehouse lines, equipment loans and leases, and other commercial loans; residential real estate loans; and consumer loans. In addition, it provides other financial services, which comprise Internet banking, wire transfers, electronic bill payment, lock box services, courier, and cash management services; and investment advisory services. As of March 31, 2013, the company had 40 offices in Nevada, Arizona, and California. Western Alliance Bancorporation was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona.
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Brett Rabatin Sterne, Agee & Leach Buy   Nov 25, '14   26.56  30.50  Nov 25, '15  1.58% 
Brian Klock Keefe, Bruyette & Woods Buy   Oct 20, '14   24.35  28.00  Oct 20, '15  10.80% 
Brett Rabatin Sterne, Agee & Leach Buy   Oct 20, '14   24.35    Oct 20, '15  10.80% 
Joseph Morford RBC Capital Markets Buy   Jul 21, '14   23.78  29.00  Jul 21, '15  13.46% 
Timothy Coffey FIG Partners, LLC Buy   Apr 28, '14   22.98  26.00  Apr 28, '15  17.41% 
Casey Haire Jefferies & Co. Buy   Mar 24, '14   25.17    Mar 24, '15  7.19% 
Brad Milsaps Sandler O'Neill & Partners L.P. Buy   Jan 27, '14   23.61  27.00  Jan 27, '15  14.36% 
Casey Haire Jefferies & Co. Buy   Oct 21, '13   21.89  24.00  Oct 21, '14  11.24% 
Casey Haire Jefferies & Co. Buy   Jul 22, '13   18.33  21.00  Jul 22, '14  29.73% 
Casey Haire Jefferies & Co. Buy   Apr 22, '13   14.14  17.00  Apr 22, '14  64.00% 
Brett Rabatin Sterne, Agee & Leach Buy   Jan 27, '13   12.19  14.50  Jan 27, '14  89.42% 
Casey Haire Jefferies & Co. Buy   Jan 27, '13   12.19  15.00  Jan 27, '14  89.42% 
Casey Haire Jefferies & Co. Buy   Oct 21, '12   10.95  12.50  Oct 21, '13  90.59% 
Brett Rabatin Sterne, Agee & Leach Buy   Aug 19, '12   9.53  10.50  Aug 19, '13  84.37% 
Timothy Coffey FIG Partners, LLC Buy   Aug 19, '12   9.53  11.00  Aug 19, '13  84.37% 
Brett Rabatin Sterne, Agee & Leach Buy   Apr 02, '12   8.66  10.50  Apr 02, '13  58.08% 
Terry Mcevoy Oppenheimer & Co. Buy   Jan 22, '12   7.94  9.00  Jan 22, '13  44.84% 
Casey Haire Jefferies & Co. Buy   Oct 18, '11   5.93  7.50  Oct 18, '12  80.94% 
Casey Haire Jefferies & Co. Buy   Sep 27, '11   5.27  7.50  Sep 27, '12  93.74% 
Casey Haire Jefferies & Co. Buy   Jun 28, '11   6.83  8.50  Jun 28, '12  32.50% 
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