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

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$45.25 -1.37 (-2.94 %)
(As of 12/14/2018 02:22 AM ET)
Previous Close$46.62
Today's Range$45.12 - $47.06
52-Week Range$45.12 - $73.98
Volume965,400 shs
Average Volume871,977 shs
Market Capitalization$6.65 billion
P/E Ratio13.08
Dividend Yield2.01%
Beta1.38
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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry State commercial banks
Sub-IndustryRegional Banks
SectorFinance
Current SymbolNASDAQ:EWBC
Previous Symbol
CUSIP27579R10
Phone626-768-6000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.11
Current Ratio1.01
Quick Ratio1.01

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio13.08
Forward P/E Ratio9.77
P/E Growth0.94

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.58 billion
Price / Sales4.14
Cash Flow$4.4103 per share
Price / Cash Flow10.26
Book Value$26.58 per share
Price / Book1.70

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 Shares144,960,000
Market Cap$6.65 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, October 18th. Shareholders 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 2.03%. 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) announced its earnings results on Thursday, October, 18th. The financial services provider reported $1.17 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.14 by $0.03. The financial services provider had revenue of $395.22 million for 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 in the prior year, the firm earned $0.91 EPS. 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?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year 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 $70.80 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 56.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for East West Bancorp.

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

10 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 8 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?

Headlines about EWBC stock have been trending somewhat positive on Friday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. East West Bancorp earned a news impact score of 2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the financial services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future.

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, 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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (10.31%), Vanguard Group Inc. (9.17%), Vanguard Group Inc (9.17%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (3.29%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (3.29%) and Capital Research Global Investors (2.59%). 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 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 major investors are buying East West Bancorp stock?

EWBC stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Federated Investors Inc. PA, BlackRock Inc., Marshall Wace LLP, Vanguard Group Inc, Vanguard Group Inc., Capital Fund Management S.A., SG Americas Securities LLC and Maltese Capital Management 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 $45.25.

How big of a company is East West Bancorp?

East West Bancorp has a market capitalization of $6.65 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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  388 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  370 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  758
MarketBeat'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 12/14/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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