East West Bancorp Stock Forecast, Price & News

-3.59 (-4.97 %)
(As of 09/20/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume1.24 million shs
Average Volume804,835 shs
Market Capitalization$9.74 billion
P/E Ratio13.00
Dividend Yield1.83%
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About East West Bancorp

East West Bancorp, Inc. is a bank holding company, which engages in the provision of financial services. It operates through the following business segments: Consumer and Business Banking, Commercial Banking, and Other. The Consumer and Business Banking segment provides financial service products and services to consumer and commercial customers through the company's branch network in the U.S. The Commercial Banking segment primarily focuses in commercial loans and deposits. The Other segment includes treasury activities of the company and elimination of inter-segment amounts. The company was founded on August 26, 1998 and is headquartered in Pasadena, CA.


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Overall MarketRank

3.02 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

32nd out of 1,332 stocks

State Commercial Banks Industry

4th out of 232 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 4.4Community Rank: 4.4Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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East West Bancorp (NASDAQ:EWBC) Frequently Asked Questions

Is East West Bancorp a buy right now?

9 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 8 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" East West Bancorp stock.
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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, October 28th 2021.
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How were East West Bancorp's earnings last quarter?

East West Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EWBC) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, July, 21st. The financial services provider reported $1.57 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.39 by $0.18. The financial services provider earned $444.90 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $430.71 million. East West Bancorp had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 14.20% and a net margin of 42.12%. The firm's revenue was up 10.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.70 earnings per share.
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How has East West Bancorp's stock price 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. Since then, EWBC shares have increased by 114.7% and is now trading at $68.63.
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How often does East West Bancorp pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for East West Bancorp?

East West Bancorp announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, July 23rd. Shareholders of record on Monday, August 2nd will be paid a dividend of $0.33 per share on Monday, August 16th. This represents a $1.32 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.92%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, July 30th.
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Is East West Bancorp a good dividend stock?

East West Bancorp pays an annual dividend of $1.32 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.83%. The dividend payout ratio of East West Bancorp is 33.25%. 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 22.22% 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?

9 analysts have issued 1-year price targets for East West Bancorp's shares. Their forecasts range from $71.00 to $98.00. On average, they anticipate East West Bancorp's stock price to reach $87.33 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 27.3% from the stock's current price.
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Who are East West Bancorp's key executives?

East West Bancorp's management team includes the following people:
  • Dominic Ng, Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
  • Irene H. Oh, Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Lisa L. Kim, Secretary, Executive VP & General Counsel
  • Catherine Zhou, EVP & Head-Consumer Banking & Digital Banking
  • Gary Teo, Senior Vice President & Head-Human Resources

What is Dominic Ng's approval rating as East West Bancorp's CEO?

163 employees have rated East West Bancorp CEO Dominic Ng on Dominic Ng has an approval rating of 86% among East West Bancorp's employees.

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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).

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 shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (9.60%), BlackRock Inc. (8.48%), Capital International Investors (8.48%), State Street Corp (3.79%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (3.60%) and Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (3.19%). Company insiders that own East West Bancorp stock include Douglas Paul Krause, Herman Y Li, Iris S Chan, Jack C Liu, Jack C Liu, Molly Campbell and Rudolph Estrada.
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Which major investors are selling East West Bancorp stock?

EWBC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, BlackRock Inc., American Century Companies Inc., Invesco Ltd., First Wilshire Securities Management Inc., Macquarie Group Ltd., First Trust Advisors LP, and Sei Investments Co.. Company insiders that have sold East West Bancorp company stock in the last year include Douglas Paul Krause, Iris S Chan, Jack C Liu, Molly Campbell, and Rudolph Estrada.
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Which major investors are buying East West Bancorp stock?

EWBC stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital International Investors, Ardevora Asset Management LLP, FMR LLC, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Schonfeld Strategic Advisors LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, Bank of America Corp DE, and Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc..
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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.
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What is East West Bancorp's stock price today?

One share of EWBC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $68.63.

How much money does East West Bancorp make?

East West Bancorp has a market capitalization of $9.74 billion and generates $1.83 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $567.80 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.97 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does East West Bancorp have?

East West Bancorp employs 3,200 workers across the globe.

When was East West Bancorp founded?

East West Bancorp was founded in 1998.

What is East West Bancorp's official website?

The official website for East West Bancorp is

Where are East West Bancorp's headquarters?

East West Bancorp is headquartered at 135 N. LOS ROBLES AVE. 7TH FLOOR, PASADENA CA, 91101.

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 9/20/2021 by Staff
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