West Bancorporation Inc. today announced second-quarter net income of $4.3 million, or 25 cents per share, down slightly from a net income of $4.38 million, also 25 cents per share, in the same period a year ago. For the first half of 2013, net income was $8.25 million, or 48 cents per share, down from $8.36 million, also 48 cents per share, for the same period a year ago. The company announced in early June that it had repurchased approximately 1.4 million shares of its common stock. It also announced today a quarterly dividend of 11 cents per share payable on Aug. 27 to shareholders of record on Aug. 7.