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

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$64.60 +0.18 (+0.28 %)
(As of 08/17/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$64.60
Today's Range$63.97 - $64.72
52-Week Range$52.86 - $73.98
Volume538,097 shs
Average Volume844,370 shs
Market Capitalization$9.31 billion
P/E Ratio18.67
Dividend Yield1.47%
East West Bancorp logoEast West Bancorp, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for East West Bank that provides a range of personal and commercial banking services to small and medium-sized businesses, business executives, professionals, and other individuals in the United States and Greater China. It operates through three segments: Retail Banking, Commercial Banking, and Other. The company offers various deposit products, including personal and business checking and savings accounts, time deposits, individual retirement accounts, travelers checks, safe deposit boxes, and MasterCard and Visa merchant deposit services. It is involved in lending activities, such as commercial and residential real estate, construction, and trade finance, as well as commercial business comprising accounts receivable, small business administration, inventory, and working capital loans. In addition, the company offers commercial lending loans that include commercial and industrial, multifamily residential, and land loans; and consumer lending loans, which comprise single-family residential, home equity lines of credit, and other consumer loans, as well as financing to clients needing a financial bridge to facilitate their business transactions between the United States and Greater China. Further, it provides various international finance, trade finance, and cash management services and products; treasury services; and Internet-based services, including online banking services. As of January 25, 2018, the company operated a network of 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

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry State commercial banks
Sub-IndustryRegional Banks


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.12
Current Ratio1.00
Quick Ratio1.00


Trailing P/E Ratio18.67
Forward P/E Ratio14.01
P/E Growth1.33

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.58 billion
Price / Sales5.91
Cash Flow$4.4924 per share
Price / Cash14.38
Book Value$26.58 per share
Price / Book2.43


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.46
Net Income$505.62 million
Net Margins34.15%
Return on Equity15.12%
Return on Assets1.59%


Outstanding Shares144,910,000
Market Cap$9.31 billion

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 Tuesday, May 29th. Investors of record on Wednesday, August 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.23 per share on Wednesday, August 15th. This represents a $0.92 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.42%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, July 31st. This is a boost from East West Bancorp's previous quarterly dividend of $0.20. 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 data on Thursday, July, 19th. The financial services provider reported $1.18 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.09 by $0.09. The financial services provider had revenue of $389.95 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $382.70 million. East West Bancorp had a return on equity of 15.12% and a net margin of 34.15%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 15.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.81 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, October, 18th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for East West Bancorp.

What price target have analysts set for EWBC?

13 analysts have issued 12 month price objectives 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 $71.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 10.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for East West Bancorp.

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

13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for East West Bancorp in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for East West Bancorp.

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

Who are East West Bancorp's key executives?

East West Bancorp's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Dominic Ng, Chairman & CEO (Age 59)
  • Mr. Gregory L. Guyett, Pres & COO (Age 54)
  • Ms. Irene H. Oh, Exec. VP, CFO & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 40)
  • Mr. Douglas Paul Krause Sr., Exec. VP, Chief Risk Officer, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 61)
  • Mr. Andy Yen, Exec. VP and Head of International & Commercial Banking (Age 60)

Has East West Bancorp been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about EWBC stock have trended somewhat negative recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. East West Bancorp earned a media and rumor sentiment score of -0.03 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 47.98 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. View Recent Headlines for East West Bancorp.

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. (10.10%), Boston Partners (4.47%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (3.29%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (2.43%), Jennison Associates LLC (1.93%) and Handelsbanken Fonder AB (1.64%). 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, Rudolph Estrada and Wendy H Cai-Lee. 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 Millennium Management LLC, Victory Capital Management Inc., Macquarie Group Ltd., Glenmede Trust Co. NA, Fisher Asset Management LLC, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Assenagon Asset Management S.A. and FMR LLC. Company insiders that have sold East West Bancorp company stock in the last year include Dominic Ng, Douglas Paul Krause, Herman Y Li, Irene H Oh, Iris S Chan, 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Inc., Smith Asset Management Group LP, BlackRock Inc., BTIM Corp., First Trust Advisors LP, Boston Partners and Eagle Global Advisors 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 $64.60.

How big of a company is East West Bancorp?

East West Bancorp has a market capitalization of $9.31 billion and generates $1.58 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $505.62 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.46 on an earnings per share basis. East West Bancorp employs 3,000 workers across the globe.

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:  361 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  348 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  709
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This page was last updated on 8/18/2018 by Staff

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