SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported): April 26, 2018
WEST BANCORPORATION, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
1601 22nd Street, West Des Moines, Iowa 50266
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: 515-222-2300
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On April 26, 2018, West Bancorporation, Inc. (the "Company") issued a press release announcing its first quarter earnings results for the period ended March 31, 2018 and the declaration of a quarterly dividend. The press release is filed as Exhibit 99.1.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
West Bancorporation, Inc.
April 26, 2018
/s/ Douglas R. Gulling
Name: Douglas R. Gulling
Title: Executive Vice President, Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer