East West Bancorp Company Profile (NASDAQ:EWBC)

About East West Bancorp

East West Bancorp logoEast West Bancorp, Inc. (East West) is a bank holding company. The Company's principal business is to serve as a holding company for East West Bank (the Bank) and other banking or banking-related subsidiaries. The Bank operates through three segments: Retail Banking, Commercial Banking and Other. The Retail Banking segment focuses primarily on retail operations through the Bank's branch network. The Commercial Banking segment primarily generates commercial and industrial loans (C&I) and commercial real estate (CRE) loans through the domestic commercial lending offices located in California, New York, Texas, Washington, Massachusetts, Nevada and Georgia, and through the foreign commercial lending offices located in China and Hong Kong. Furthermore, the Commercial Banking segment also offers international finance and trade services and products. The remaining centralized functions, including the treasury operations of the Company are included in the Other segment.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Foreign Money Center Banks
  • Sub-Industry: Regional Banks
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: EWBC
  • CUSIP: 27579R10
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $36.02
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $35.71
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $35.34
  • 52-Week Range: $27.25 - $43.94
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 13.19
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 12.25
  • P/E Growth: 1.43
  • Market Cap: $5.19B
  • Outstanding Shares: 144,100,000
  • Beta: 1.55
  • Net Margins: 31.15%
  • Return on Equity: 12.49%
  • Return on Assets: 1.23%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.16%
  • Current Ratio: 0.95%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.95%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for East West Bancorp (NASDAQ:EWBC) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 5 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.71)
Consensus Price Target: $43.00 (19.38% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for East West Bancorp (NASDAQ:EWBC)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
7/22/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuy$41.00View Rating Details
7/22/2016MacquarieUpgradeNeutral -> OutperformView Rating Details
5/22/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
4/28/2016Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsDowngradeOutperform -> Market Perform$44.00 -> $41.00View Rating Details
4/22/2016Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetOverweight$42.00 -> $44.00View Rating Details
12/10/2015SunTrust Banks Inc.Boost Price Target$46.00 -> $48.00View Rating Details
10/29/2015Morgan StanleyBoost Price Target$42.00 -> $43.00View Rating Details
10/23/2015Wells Fargo & Co.UpgradeMarket Perform -> OutperformView Rating Details
10/5/2015Raymond James Financial Inc.DowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformView Rating Details
7/20/2015Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$46.00 -> $48.00View Rating Details
7/18/2015DA DavidsonBoost Price TargetNeutral$44.00 -> $46.00View Rating Details
6/25/2015Piper Jaffray Cos.Reiterated RatingOverweight$50.00View Rating Details
1/13/2015Bank of America Corp.Boost Price TargetNeutral -> Buy$42.00 -> $46.00View Rating Details
11/20/2014Sterne Agee CRTInitiated CoverageBuyView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/29/2014 forward)


Earnings History for East West Bancorp (NASDAQ:EWBC)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
7/20/2016Q216$0.69$0.71$268.39 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/20/2016Q116$0.67$0.74$260.05 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/27/2016Q415$0.65$0.63$251.94 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/21/2015Q315$0.65$0.65$243.62 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/15/2015Q215$0.65$0.68$238.61 million$264.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/21/2015Q115$0.64$0.69$252.41 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/21/2015Q414$0.65$0.65$246.25 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/20/2014Q314$0.60$0.62$241.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/17/2014Q214$0.58$0.58$239.12 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/17/2014Q114$0.51$0.58$240.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/22/2014Q413$0.55$0.55$213.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/17/2013Q313$0.54$0.53$210.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/17/2013Q2 2013$0.50$0.52$205.51 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/17/2013Q1 2013$0.49$0.50$215.76 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/23/2013Q4 2012$0.49$0.49$210.82 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/17/2012$0.47$0.48ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/18/2012$0.45$0.47ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/17/2012$0.43$0.45ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/19/2012$0.41$0.43ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/19/2011$0.40$0.41ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/20/2011$0.37$0.39ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2011$0.34$0.37ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/25/2011$0.29$0.22ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for East West Bancorp (NASDAQ:EWBC)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.85 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.94 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20163$0.66$0.67$0.66
Q2 20163$0.66$0.70$0.68
Q3 20162$0.68$0.70$0.69
Q4 20163$0.70$0.74$0.72
Q1 20171$0.69$0.69$0.69
Q2 20171$0.74$0.74$0.74
Q3 20171$0.78$0.78$0.78
Q4 20171$0.79$0.79$0.79
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for East West Bancorp (NASDAQ:EWBC)
Annual Dividend:$0.80
Dividend Yield:2.22%
Payout Ratio:29.30% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
28.07% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
27.21% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for East West Bancorp (NASDAQ:EWBC)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for East West Bancorp (NASDAQ:EWBC)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.88%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 85.58%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/2/2016Jack C LiuDirectorSell2,101$37.35$78,472.35View SEC Filing  
8/24/2016Rudolph EstradaDirectorSell2,888$34.62$99,982.56View SEC Filing  
5/12/2016Wendy H Cai-LeeEVPSell1,200$36.37$43,644.00View SEC Filing  
3/18/2016Julia S. GouwPresidentSell15,810$33.05$522,520.50View SEC Filing  
3/16/2016Molly CampbellDirectorSell2,172$32.26$70,068.72View SEC Filing  
3/1/2016Julia S GouwPresidentSell44,629$30.75$1,372,341.75View SEC Filing  
2/29/2016Julia S GouwPresidentSell11,157$30.08$335,602.56View SEC Filing  
2/1/2016Julia S GouwPresidentSell14,743$32.57$480,179.51View SEC Filing  
11/25/2015Douglas Paul KrauseEVPSell15,000$43.21$648,150.00View SEC Filing  
11/20/2015Julia S GouwPresidentSell25,753$42.50$1,094,502.50View SEC Filing  
11/18/2015Julia S GouwPresidentSell50,000$42.03$2,101,500.00View SEC Filing  
3/18/2015Julia S GouwPresidentSell17,317$41.00$709,997.00View SEC Filing  
2/2/2015Jack C LiuDirectorSell2,676$36.38$97,352.88View SEC Filing  
12/5/2014Herman Y LiDirectorSell3,725$38.61$143,822.25View SEC Filing  
11/10/2014Dominic NgCEOSell30,000$37.35$1,120,500.00View SEC Filing  
11/7/2014Dominic NgCEOSell41,699$37.25$1,553,287.75View SEC Filing  
11/3/2014Dominic NgCEOSell15,783$37.12$585,864.96View SEC Filing  
10/29/2014Dominic NgCEOSell79,300$35.52$2,816,736.00View SEC Filing  
10/29/2014Irene H OhCFOSell5,690$35.50$201,995.00View SEC Filing  
10/28/2014Douglas Paul KrauseEVPSell14,225$35.21$500,862.25View SEC Filing  
10/28/2014Julia S GouwPresidentSell9,815$35.61$349,512.15View SEC Filing  
10/24/2014Dominic NgCEOSell8,182$35.00$286,370.00View SEC Filing  
6/5/2014Jack C LiuDirectorSell2,500$34.83$87,075.00View SEC Filing  
2/24/2014Jack LiuDirectorSell1,500$35.00$52,500.00View SEC Filing  
12/18/2013Herman LiDirectorSell3,000$34.01$102,030.00View SEC Filing  
10/30/2013Julia S GouwPresidentSell14,800$33.99$503,052.00View SEC Filing  
10/21/2013Julia S GouwPresidentSell10,000$34.20$342,000.00View SEC Filing  
7/31/2013Jack C LiuDirectorSell2,000$31.25$62,500.00View SEC Filing  
7/22/2013Julia S GouwPresidentSell18,966$31.36$594,773.76View SEC Filing  
5/30/2013Jack C LiuDirectorSell2,500$26.36$65,900.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for East West Bancorp (NASDAQ:EWBC)
publicnow.com logoEast West Bancorp Announces Dates for Third Quarter 2016 Financial Results (NASDAQ:EWBC)
www.publicnow.com - September 22 at 4:58 PM
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finance.yahoo.com - July 22 at 7:12 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of EWBC earnings conference call or presentation 21-Jul-16 3:30pm GMT (NASDAQ:EWBC)
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www.msn.com - July 21 at 10:27 PM
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East West Bancorp (NASDAQ:EWBC) Chart for Thursday, September, 29, 2016

Last Updated on 9/29/2016 by MarketBeat.com Staff