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East West Bancorp Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.85 (-1.36 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $61.52
50-Day Range
MA: $50.43
52-Week Range
Now: $61.52
Volume721,065 shs
Average Volume764,001 shs
Market Capitalization$8.71 billion
P/E Ratio14.97
Dividend Yield1.80%
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 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, 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 July 23, 2020, it operated approximately 125 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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Overall MarketRank

2.15 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

145th out of 1,705 stocks

State Commercial Banks Industry

21st out of 274 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.2Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry State commercial banks
Sub-IndustryRegional Banks
Current SymbolNASDAQ:EWBC



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.09 billion
Cash Flow$5.74 per share
Book Value$34.46 per share


Net Income$674.03 million


Market Cap$8.71 billion
Next Earnings Date1/28/2021 (Confirmed)
-0.85 (-1.36 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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East West Bancorp (NASDAQ:EWBC) Frequently Asked Questions

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

East West Bancorp's stock was trading at $31.96 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, EWBC stock has increased by 92.5% and is now trading at $61.52.
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Is East West Bancorp a buy right now?

8 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for East West Bancorp in the last twelve months. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" East West Bancorp stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in EWBC, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than East West Bancorp?

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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, January 28th 2021.
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How can I listen to East West Bancorp's earnings call?

East West Bancorp will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, January 28th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were East West Bancorp's earnings last quarter?

East West Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EWBC) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October, 22nd. The financial services provider reported $1.12 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.95 by $0.17. The financial services provider earned $373.71 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $395.05 million. East West Bancorp had a net margin of 31.05% and a return on equity of 11.80%. The company's revenue for the quarter was down 11.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $1.17 EPS.
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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, October 22nd. Stockholders of record on Monday, November 2nd will be paid a dividend of $0.275 per share on Monday, November 16th. This represents a $1.10 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.79%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, October 30th.
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Is East West Bancorp a good dividend stock?

East West Bancorp pays an annual dividend of $1.10 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.76%. The dividend payout ratio of East West Bancorp is 22.73%. 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 27.57% 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?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for East West Bancorp's shares. Their forecasts range from $33.00 to $260.00. On average, they anticipate East West Bancorp's share price to reach $76.43 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 24.2% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting East West Bancorp?

East West Bancorp saw a decline in short interest during the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 1,860,000 shares, a decline of 41.3% from the December 15th total of 3,170,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,160,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.6 days. Approximately 1.3% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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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 (ET), Alibaba Group (BABA), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Pfizer (PFE), Applied Materials (AMAT), Lam Research (LRCX), The Boeing (BA), Citigroup (C), NVIDIA (NVDA) and AT&T (T).

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 61, Pay $2.31M)
  • Ms. Irene H. Oh, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 42, Pay $1.02M)
  • Mr. Douglas Paul Krause Sr., Vice Chairman & Chief Corp. Officer (Age 63, Pay $854k)
  • Mr. Andy Yen, Exec. VP and Head of International & Commercial Banking (Age 62, Pay $639.7k)
  • Ms. Lisa L. Kim Esq., Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 55)
  • Ms. Emily Wang, Director of Marketing
  • Julianna Balicka, Director of Strategy & Corp. Devel.
  • Gary Teo, Head of HR, Sr. VP, Head of HR of East West Bank & Sr. VP of East West Bank (Age 47)
  • Mr. Bennett Pozil, Head of Corp. Banking - East West Bank and Exec. VP of East West Bank (Age 58)
  • Mr. Robert Lo, Head of Commercial Real Estate Banking - East West Bank and Exec. VP of East West Bank (Age 55)

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 Boston Trust Walden Corp (0.43%), Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (0.06%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%), Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. (0.01%), First Hawaiian Bank (0.00%) and M&R Capital Management Inc. (0.00%). 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, Paul H Irving 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 Boston Trust Walden Corp, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, M&R Capital Management Inc., Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, and Crossmark Global Holdings Inc.. Company insiders that have sold East West Bancorp company stock in the last year include Douglas Paul Krause, Herman Y Li, and Rudolph Estrada.
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Which institutional investors are buying East West Bancorp stock?

EWBC stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Hawaiian Bank, Raymond James Trust N.A., and Sowell Financial Services LLC. 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.
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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.

What is East West Bancorp's stock price today?

One share of EWBC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $61.52.

How big of a company is East West Bancorp?

East West Bancorp has a market capitalization of $8.71 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 1/16/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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