NASDAQ:EWBC - East West Bancorp Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $50.77 -1.84 (-3.50 %) (As of 11/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$52.61Today's Range$50.66 - $52.2252-Week Range$50.34 - $73.98Volume1.10 million shsAverage Volume855,336 shsMarket Capitalization$7.68 billionP/E Ratio14.73Dividend Yield1.74%Beta1.37 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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 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. Receive EWBC News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for EWBC and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry State commercial banks Sub-IndustryRegional Banks SectorFinance Current SymbolNASDAQ:EWBC Previous Symbol CUSIP27579R10 Webwww.eastwestbank.com Phone626-768-6000 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.11 Current Ratio1.01 Quick Ratio1.01 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio14.73 Forward P/E Ratio10.97 P/E Growth1.09 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.58 billion Price / Sales4.65 Cash Flow$4.2844 per share Price / Cash11.85 Book Value$26.58 per share Price / Book1.91 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.46 Net Income$505.62 million Net Margins34.80% Return on Equity15.70% Return on Assets1.67% Miscellaneous Employees3,000 Outstanding Shares144,960,000Market Cap$7.68 billion 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, October 18th. Investors of record on Thursday, November 1st will be given a dividend of $0.23 per share on Thursday, November 15th. This represents a $0.92 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.81%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, October 31st. View East West Bancorp's Dividend History. How were East West Bancorp's earnings last quarter? East West Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EWBC) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October, 18th. The financial services provider reported $1.17 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.14 by $0.03. The financial services provider earned $395.22 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $398.25 million. East West Bancorp had a net margin of 34.80% and a return on equity of 15.70%. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.91 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, January 24th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for East West Bancorp. What price target have analysts set for EWBC? 11 brokerages have issued 12 month price objectives for East West Bancorp's stock. Their forecasts range from $41.00 to $82.00. On average, they anticipate East West Bancorp's share price to reach $71.8182 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 41.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for East West Bancorp. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for East West Bancorp? 11 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for East West Bancorp in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 9 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? News headlines about EWBC stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. East West Bancorp earned a media sentiment score of 0.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the financial services provider a news buzz of 8.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is very likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days. Who are some of East West Bancorp's key competitors? Some companies that are related to East West Bancorp include BANCO BRADESCO/S (BBDO), State Street (STT), M&T Bank (MTB), Northern Trust (NTRS), Deutsche Bank (DB), Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB), Citizens Financial Group (CFG), SVB Financial Group (SIVB), Commerce Bancshares (CBSH), Signature Bank (SBNY), Popular (BPOP), First Citizens BancShares (FCNCA), Western Alliance Bancorporation (WAL), Prosperity Bancshares (PB) and First Financial Bankshares (FFIN). 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 59)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)Ms. Emily Wang, Director of Marketing Who are East West Bancorp's major shareholders? East West Bancorp's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (10.31%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (3.29%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (3.29%), Capital Research Global Investors (2.59%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (2.39%) and Jennison Associates LLC (1.92%). 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 institutional investors are selling East West Bancorp stock? EWBC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., Victory Capital Management Inc., Capital Research Global Investors, First Trust Advisors LP, Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Inc., FMR LLC, Handelsbanken Fonder AB and Handelsbanken Fonder AB. Company insiders that have sold East West Bancorp company stock in the last year include Dominic Ng, Douglas Paul Krause, Irene H Oh, Iris S Chan, Jack C Liu and Molly Campbell. View Insider Buying and Selling for East West Bancorp. Which institutional investors are buying East West Bancorp stock? EWBC stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Capital Fund Management S.A., SG Americas Securities LLC, Maltese Capital Management LLC, United Services Automobile Association, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company . 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 $50.77. How big of a company is East West Bancorp? East West Bancorp has a market capitalization of $7.68 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. 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: 2.6 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 384 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 365 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 749MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about East West Bancorp and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe EWBC will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe EWBC will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 11/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What are the benefits of buying treasury bonds?