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NASDAQ:EWBCEast West Bancorp Stock Price, Forecast & News

$36.48
-1.49 (-3.92 %)
(As of 05/29/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$36.20
Now: $36.48
$38.00
50-Day Range
$25.47
MA: $31.93
$37.97
52-Week Range
$22.55
Now: $36.48
$51.88
Volume1.31 million shs
Average Volume1.71 million shs
Market Capitalization$5.16 billion
P/E Ratio8.12
Dividend Yield3.02%
Beta2.03
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 in the United States and Greater China. It operates in 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, time deposits, and individual retirement accounts. Its loan products include commercial and residential real estate, lines of credit, construction, trade finance, letters of credit, commercial business, housing loans, asset-based lending, and equipment financing, as well as financing to clients needing a financial bridge to facilitate their business transactions between the United States and Greater China. The company also provides various wealth management, treasury management, foreign exchange, and interest rate and commodity hedging risk management services; and Internet-based services comprising online banking services. As of January 24, 2019, it operated approximately 130 locations in California, Georgia, Massachusetts, Nevada, New York, Texas, and Washington; 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 founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Pasadena, California.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.1Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.04 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry State commercial banks
Sub-IndustryRegional Banks
SectorFinance
Current SymbolNASDAQ:EWBC
CUSIP27579R10
Phone626-768-6000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.09 billion
Cash Flow$5.48 per share
Book Value$34.65 per share

Profitability

Net Income$674.03 million

Miscellaneous

Employees3,300
Market Cap$5.16 billion
Next Earnings Date7/16/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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East West Bancorp (NASDAQ:EWBC) Frequently Asked Questions

How has East West Bancorp's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

East West Bancorp's stock was trading at $31.96 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, EWBC shares have increased by 14.1% and is now trading at $36.48. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of East West Bancorp?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for East West Bancorp in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 6 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for East West Bancorp.

When is East West Bancorp's next earnings date?

East West Bancorp is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July 16th 2020. View our earnings forecast for East West Bancorp.

How were East West Bancorp's earnings last quarter?

East West Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EWBC) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April, 23rd. The financial services provider reported $1.00 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.97 by $0.03. The financial services provider earned $416.76 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $401.75 million. East West Bancorp had a net margin of 31.34% and a return on equity of 14.00%. During the same period last year, the company posted $1.16 earnings per share. View East West Bancorp's earnings history.

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 Thursday, April 23rd. Investors of record on Monday, May 4th will be paid a dividend of $0.275 per share on Friday, May 15th. This represents a $1.10 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.02%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, May 1st. View East West Bancorp's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for EWBC?

10 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price targets for East West Bancorp's shares. Their forecasts range from $30.00 to $51.00. On average, they expect East West Bancorp's stock price to reach $37.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 2.8% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for East West Bancorp.

Has East West Bancorp been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about EWBC stock has trended negative this week, InfoTrie reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. East West Bancorp earned a news impact score of -2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the financial services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future. View the latest news aboutEast West Bancorp.

Are investors shorting East West Bancorp?

East West Bancorp saw a decline in short interest in the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 3,390,000 shares, a decline of 24.5% from the April 15th total of 4,490,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,930,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.8 days. Currently, 2.4% of the shares of the company are short sold. View East West Bancorp's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of East West Bancorp's key competitors?

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 LP Unit (ET), Alibaba Group (BABA), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Applied Materials (AMAT), Pfizer (PFE), Amgen (AMGN), Lam Research (LRCX), Netflix (NFLX), Blackstone Group (BX) and Enterprise Products Partners (EPD).

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 60)
  • Ms. Irene H. Oh, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 41)
  • Mr. Douglas Paul Krause Sr., Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 62)
  • Mr. Andy Yen, Exec. VP and Head of International & Commercial Banking (Age 61)
  • Ms. Emily Wang, Director of Marketing

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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (10.73%), Aristotle Capital Management LLC (6.24%), Capital International Investors (5.68%), State Street Corp (4.20%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (2.27%) and Principal Financial Group Inc. (2.09%). Company insiders that own East West Bancorp stock include Andy Yen, Catherine Zhou, Dominic Ng, Douglas Paul Krause, Herman Y Li, Irene H Oh, Jack C Liu, Molly Campbell, Paul H Irving and Rudolph Estrada. View institutional ownership trends for East West Bancorp.

Which major investors are selling East West Bancorp stock?

EWBC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Invesco Ltd., Capital Research Global Investors, Jennison Associates LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Wellington Management Group LLP, and Stieven Capital Advisors L.P.. Company insiders that have sold East West Bancorp company stock in the last year include Herman Y Li, and Rudolph Estrada. View insider buying and selling activity for East West Bancorp.

Which major investors are buying East West Bancorp stock?

EWBC stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital International Investors, Aristotle Capital Management LLC, Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, First Wilshire Securities Management Inc., Morgan Stanley, Morgan Stanley, Trillium Asset Management LLC, and Deprince Race & Zollo Inc.. Company insiders that have bought East West Bancorp stock in the last two years include Andy Yen, Catherine Zhou, Dominic Ng, Irene H Oh, Paul H Irving, and Rudolph Estrada. View insider buying and selling activity for East West Bancorp.

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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is East West Bancorp's stock price today?

One share of EWBC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $36.48.

How big of a company is East West Bancorp?

East West Bancorp has a market capitalization of $5.16 billion and generates $2.09 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $674.03 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.84 on an earnings per share basis. East West Bancorp employs 3,300 workers across the globe.

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 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 5/30/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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