NASDAQ:EWBC - East West Bancorp Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$46.60 -1.14 (-2.39 %)
(As of 05/23/2019 06:48 AM ET)
Previous Close$47.74
Today's Range$46.46 - $47.58
52-Week Range$40.05 - $73.98
Volume764,316 shs
Average Volume800,991 shs
Market Capitalization$6.78 billion
P/E Ratio10.00
Dividend Yield2.30%
Beta1.55
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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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$1.86 billion
Cash Flow$5.3873 per share
Book Value$31.55 per share

Profitability

Net Income$703.70 million

Miscellaneous

Employees3,200
Market Cap$6.78 billion
Next Earnings Date7/18/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

East West Bancorp (NASDAQ:EWBC) Frequently Asked Questions

What is East West Bancorp's stock symbol?

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

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 18th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, May 1st will be given a dividend of $0.275 per share on Wednesday, May 15th. This represents a $1.10 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.36%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, April 30th. This is a positive change from East West Bancorp's previous quarterly dividend of $0.23. View East West Bancorp's Dividend History.

How were East West Bancorp's earnings last quarter?

East West Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EWBC) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April, 18th. The financial services provider reported $1.16 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.22 by $0.06. The financial services provider had revenue of $404.59 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $411.11 million. East West Bancorp had a net margin of 35.42% and a return on equity of 15.78%. During the same period last year, the firm earned $1.13 earnings per share. View East West Bancorp's Earnings History.

When is East West Bancorp's next earnings date?

East West Bancorp is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July 18th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for East West Bancorp.

What price target have analysts set for EWBC?

8 equities research analysts have issued 12 month target prices for East West Bancorp's shares. Their predictions range from $41.00 to $82.00. On average, they anticipate East West Bancorp's share price to reach $65.5714 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 40.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for East West Bancorp.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for East West Bancorp?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for East West Bancorp in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for East West Bancorp.

Has East West Bancorp been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about EWBC stock has been trending very negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. East West Bancorp earned a media sentiment score of -3.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the financial services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future.

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 Alibaba Group (BABA), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), Applied Materials (AMAT), Micron Technology (MU), NVIDIA (NVDA), Ford Motor (F), Lam Research (LRCX), Blackstone Group (BX), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) and Visa (V).

Who are East West Bancorp's key executives?

East West Bancorp's management team includes the folowing 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

Who are East West Bancorp's major shareholders?

East West Bancorp's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (10.74%), Aristotle Capital Management LLC (3.91%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (3.38%), Boston Partners (3.22%), William Blair Investment Management LLC (2.58%) and Macquarie Group Ltd. (2.50%). Company insiders that own East West Bancorp stock include Dominic Ng, Douglas Paul Krause, Herman Y Li, Irene H Oh, Iris S Chan, Jack C Liu, Molly Campbell 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 Renaissance Technologies LLC, Handelsbanken Fonder AB, Citigroup Inc., BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, Stephens Investment Management Group LLC, Morgan Stanley, Geode Capital Management LLC and Kennedy Capital Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold East West Bancorp company stock in the last year include Dominic Ng, Douglas Paul Krause, Irene H Oh, Jack C Liu, Molly Campbell and Rudolph Estrada. View Insider Buying and Selling for East West Bancorp.

Which major investors are buying East West Bancorp stock?

EWBC stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including William Blair Investment Management LLC, Principal Financial Group Inc., Strs Ohio, Aristotle Capital Management LLC, Acadian Asset Management LLC, Westfield Capital Management Co. LP, BlackRock Inc. and FMR LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is East West Bancorp's stock price today?

One share of EWBC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $46.60.

How big of a company is East West Bancorp?

East West Bancorp has a market capitalization of $6.78 billion and generates $1.86 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $703.70 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.66 on an earnings per share basis. East West Bancorp employs 3,200 workers across the globe.

What is East West Bancorp's official website?

The official website for East West Bancorp is http://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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for East West Bancorp (NASDAQ EWBC)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  410 (Thanks for Voting!)
Underperform Votes:  407 (Thanks for Voting!)
Total Votes:  817
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This page was last updated on 5/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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