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

$72.11
+1.20 (+1.69%)
(As of 02/22/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$70.93
$72.28
50-Day Range
$68.96
$76.04
52-Week Range
$33.86
$77.72
Volume
663,982 shs
Average Volume
1.27 million shs
Market Capitalization
$10.16 billion
P/E Ratio
8.82
Dividend Yield
3.05%
Price Target
$77.08

East West Bancorp MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.90 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
6.9% Upside
$77.08 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
3.29% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.82mentions of East West Bancorp in the last 14 days
Based on 12 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$1.11 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
3.19%
From $7.84 to $8.09 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

3.84 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

333rd out of 817 stocks

State Commercial Banks Industry

75th out of 172 stocks


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About East West Bancorp Stock (NASDAQ:EWBC)

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. The company operates through three segments: Consumer and Business Banking, Commercial Banking, and Other. It accepts various deposit products, such as personal and business checking and savings accounts, money market, and time deposits. The company's 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 Asia. It also provides various wealth management, treasury management, foreign exchange, and interest rate and commodity risk hedging services; and mobile and online banking services. The company was incorporated in 1998 and is headquartered in Pasadena, California.

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
1/23/2024
Ex-Dividend for 2/15 Dividend
2/01/2024
Dividend Payable
2/15/2024
Today
2/22/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
4/18/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Sector
Finance
Industry
State commercial banks
Sub-Industry
Regional Banks
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:EWBC
CUSIP
27579R10
Employees
3,155
Year Founded
1998

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$77.08
High Stock Price Target
$89.00
Low Stock Price Target
$58.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+6.9%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.90
Research Coverage
10 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$1.16 billion
Pretax Margin
36.59%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$3.99 billion
Cash Flow
$9.61 per share
Book Value
$49.32 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
139,648,000
Market Cap
$10.16 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.40

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EWBC Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell East West Bancorp stock right now?

10 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for East West Bancorp in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating and 9 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" EWBC shares.
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What is East West Bancorp's stock price target for 2024?

10 analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for East West Bancorp's stock. Their EWBC share price targets range from $58.00 to $89.00. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach $77.08 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 6.9% from the stock's current price.
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How have EWBC shares performed in 2024?

East West Bancorp's stock was trading at $71.95 at the beginning of the year. Since then, EWBC stock has increased by 0.2% and is now trading at $72.11.
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Are investors shorting East West Bancorp?

East West Bancorp saw a increase in short interest during the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totaling 4,600,000 shares, an increase of 8.7% from the January 15th total of 4,230,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,120,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 4.1 days. Approximately 3.3% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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When is East West Bancorp's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 18th 2024.
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How were East West Bancorp's earnings last quarter?

East West Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EWBC) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, January, 23rd. The financial services provider reported $2.02 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.89 by $0.13. The financial services provider earned $654.70 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $641.91 million. East West Bancorp had a net margin of 29.11% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 18.47%. The business's revenue was down 2.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company earned $2.37 earnings per share.

How often does East West Bancorp pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for East West Bancorp?

East West Bancorp declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, January 23rd. Stockholders of record on Friday, February 2nd will be paid a dividend of $0.55 per share on Thursday, February 15th. This represents a $2.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.05%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 1st. This is a positive change from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $0.48.
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Is East West Bancorp a good dividend stock?

East West Bancorp (NASDAQ:EWBC) pays an annual dividend of $2.20 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.08%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 4 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 26.89%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, EWBC will have a dividend payout ratio of 27.19% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What is Dominic Ng's approval rating as East West Bancorp's CEO?

336 employees have rated East West Bancorp Chief Executive Officer Dominic Ng on Glassdoor.com. Dominic Ng has an approval rating of 86% among the company's employees. 84.0% of employees surveyed would recommend working at East West Bancorp to a friend.

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).

Who are East West Bancorp's major shareholders?

East West Bancorp's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (10.48%), Capital International Investors (8.22%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (3.13%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (2.28%), Boston Partners (1.93%) and Schroder Investment Management Group (1.75%). Insiders that own company stock include Dominic Ng, Douglas Paul Krause, Gary Teo, Irene H Oh, Iris S Chan, Jack C Liu, Jack C Liu, Manuel Pham Alvarez, Molly Campbell, Parker Shi and Rudolph Estrada.
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How do I buy shares of East West Bancorp?

Shares of EWBC stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NASDAQ:EWBC) was last updated on 2/23/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff