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East West Bancorp (EWBC) Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.54 (+0.79%)
(As of 05/20/2022 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
589,100 shs
Average Volume
1.10 million shs
Market Capitalization
$9.80 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
30 days | 90 days | 365 days | Advanced Chart
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About East West Bancorp

East West Bancorp, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for East West Bank that provides a range of personal and commercial banking services to businesses and individuals. It operates through three segments: Consumer and Business Banking, Commercial Banking, and Other. The company accepts various deposit products, such as personal and business checking and savings accounts, money market, and time deposits. Its loan products include mortgage and home equity, commercial and residential real estate, working capital lines of credit, construction, trade finance, letters of credit, commercial business, affordable housing loans, asset-based lending, asset-backed finance, project finance, and equipment financing, as well as financing services to clients needing a financial bridge to facilitate their business transactions between the United States and China. The company also provides various wealth management, treasury management, foreign exchange, and interest rate and commodity risk hedging services; and mobile and online banking services. As of January 27, 2022, it operated approximately 120 locations in the United States and China; full-service branches in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Shantou, and Shenzhen; and representative offices in Beijing, Chongqing, Guangzhou, Taipei, and Xiamen. East West Bancorp, Inc. was incorporated in 1998 and is headquartered in Pasadena, California.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

State commercial banks
Regional Banks
Current Symbol
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.90 billion
Cash Flow
$7.55 per share
Book Value
$40.09 per share


Net Income
$872.98 million
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$9.80 billion

Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 2/22 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 5/16 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End

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Overall MarketRank

2.91 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

196th out of 1,349 stocks

State Commercial Banks Industry

51st out of 235 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.5Community Rank: 4.4Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

East West Bancorp (NASDAQ:EWBC) Frequently Asked Questions

Is East West Bancorp a buy right now?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for East West Bancorp in the last year. There are currently 6 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" East West Bancorp stock.
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Are investors shorting East West Bancorp?

East West Bancorp saw a decline in short interest in April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 1,740,000 shares, a decline of 15.9% from the April 15th total of 2,070,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,120,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.6 days. Approximately 1.2% of the company's stock are sold short.
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When is East West Bancorp's next earnings date?

East West Bancorp is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July 28th 2022.
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How were East West Bancorp's earnings last quarter?

East West Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EWBC) issued its earnings results on Thursday, April, 21st. The financial services provider reported $1.66 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.53 by $0.13. The financial services provider had revenue of $495 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $478.35 million. East West Bancorp had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 15.90% and a net margin of 46.15%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 16.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $1.44 earnings per share.
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How often does East West Bancorp pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for East West Bancorp?

East West Bancorp announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, April 21st. Shareholders of record on Monday, May 2nd will be paid a dividend of $0.40 per share on Monday, May 16th. This represents a $1.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.32%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, April 29th.
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Is East West Bancorp a good dividend stock?

East West Bancorp pays an annual dividend of $1.60 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.32%. East West Bancorp has been increasing its dividend for 2 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of East West Bancorp is 25.32%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, East West Bancorp will have a dividend payout ratio of 19.28% next year. This indicates that East West Bancorp will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for EWBC?

6 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for East West Bancorp's shares. Their forecasts range from $86.00 to $115.00. On average, they anticipate East West Bancorp's stock price to reach $97.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 40.8% from the stock's current price.
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Who are East West Bancorp's key executives?
East West Bancorp's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Dominic Ng, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 63, Pay $3.58M)
  • Ms. Irene H. Oh, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 44, Pay $1.34M)
  • Mr. Parker L. Shi, Exec. VP & COO (Age 52, Pay $1.46M)
  • Mr. Douglas Paul Krause Sr., Vice Chairman & Chief Corp. Officer (Age 65, Pay $1.15M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Yi Huang, Exec. VP & Head of Commercial Banking (Age 57, Pay $1.21M)
  • Julianna Balicka, Head of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Lisa L. Kim Esq., Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 57)
  • Mr. Gary Teo, Sr. VP & Head of HR (Age 49)
  • Mr. Bennett Pozil, Head of Corp. Banking - East West Bank and Exec. VP of East West Bank (Age 60)
  • Mr. Robert Lo, Head of Commercial Real Estate Banking - East West Bank and Exec. VP of East West Bank (Age 57)
What is Dominic Ng's approval rating as East West Bancorp's CEO?

163 employees have rated East West Bancorp CEO Dominic Ng on Glassdoor.com. Dominic Ng has an approval rating of 86% among East West Bancorp's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of East West Bancorp own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other East West Bancorp investors own include Energy Transfer (ET), Alibaba Group (BABA), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Pfizer (PFE), Applied Materials (AMAT), Lam Research (LRCX), Boeing (BA), Citigroup (C), NVIDIA (NVDA) and AT&T (T).

What is East West Bancorp's stock symbol?

East West Bancorp trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "EWBC."

Who are East West Bancorp's major shareholders?

East West Bancorp's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (9.70%), BlackRock Inc. (8.84%), Capital International Investors (8.57%), State Street Corp (3.65%), Boston Partners (3.55%) and Capital Research Global Investors (2.98%). Company insiders that own East West Bancorp stock include Douglas Paul Krause, Iris S Chan, Jack C Liu, Jack C Liu, Molly Campbell and Rudolph Estrada.
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Which institutional investors are selling East West Bancorp stock?

EWBC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Handelsbanken Fonder AB, Royal Bank of Canada, Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, State Street Corp, Mackenzie Financial Corp, Jennison Associates LLC, Northern Trust Corp, and Goldman Sachs Group Inc.. Company insiders that have sold East West Bancorp company stock in the last year include Jack C Liu, Molly Campbell, and Rudolph Estrada.
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Which institutional investors are buying East West Bancorp stock?

EWBC stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Invesco Ltd., Ardevora Asset Management LLP, CI Investments Inc., Boston Trust Walden Corp, Wellington Management Group LLP, and Boston Partners.
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How do I buy shares of East West Bancorp?

Shares of EWBC can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is East West Bancorp's stock price today?

One share of EWBC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $68.90.

How much money does East West Bancorp make?

East West Bancorp has a market capitalization of $9.80 billion and generates $1.90 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $872.98 million in net income (profit) each year or $6.32 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does East West Bancorp have?

East West Bancorp employs 3,100 workers across the globe.

When was East West Bancorp founded?

East West Bancorp was founded in 1998.

What is East West Bancorp's official website?

The official website for East West Bancorp is www.eastwestbank.com.

How can I contact East West Bancorp?

East West Bancorp's mailing address is 135 N. LOS ROBLES AVE. 7TH FLOOR, PASADENA CA, 91101. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at (626) 768-6000, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 302-655-5049.

This page was last updated on 5/23/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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