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NASDAQ:EWBCEast West Bancorp Stock Price, Forecast & News

-0.07 (-0.18 %)
(As of 08/13/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $38.87
50-Day Range
MA: $35.20
52-Week Range
Now: $38.87
Volume709,600 shs
Average Volume1.48 million shs
Market Capitalization$5.50 billion
P/E Ratio9.34
Dividend Yield2.83%
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 in 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 January 24, 2019, it operated 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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.1Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.32 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

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



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.09 billion
Cash Flow$6.01 per share
Book Value$34.46 per share


Net Income$674.03 million


Market Cap$5.50 billion
Next Earnings Date10/15/2020 (Estimated)
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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. Since then, EWBC stock has increased by 21.6% and is now trading at $38.87.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of 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 1 sell rating, 6 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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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 15th 2020.
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How were East West Bancorp's earnings last quarter?

East West Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EWBC) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July, 23rd. The financial services provider reported $0.70 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.74 by $0.04. The financial services provider earned $402.41 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $390.87 million. East West Bancorp had a net margin of 29.90% and a return on equity of 12.18%. East West Bancorp's revenue was down 4.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $1.12 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, July 23rd. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, August 4th will be paid a dividend of $0.275 per share on Monday, August 17th. This represents a $1.10 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.83%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, August 3rd.
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What price target have analysts set for EWBC?

10 equities research analysts have issued 1 year target prices for East West Bancorp's shares. Their forecasts range from $30.00 to $260.00. On average, they expect East West Bancorp's stock price to reach $66.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 69.8% from the stock's current price.
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Has East West Bancorp been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about EWBC stock have trended positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. East West Bancorp earned a coverage optimism score of 2.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the financial services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future.
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Are investors shorting East West Bancorp?

East West Bancorp saw a increase in short interest in the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totaling 2,400,000 shares, an increase of 27.7% from the January 15th total of 1,880,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,010,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.4 days. Approximately 1.7% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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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 LP Unit (ET), Alibaba Group (BABA), Chesapeake Energy (CHKAQ), Chesapeake Energy (CHKAQ), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Pfizer (PFE), Boeing (BA), Lam Research (LRCX), Citigroup (C) and Netflix (NFLX).

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 60)
  • Ms. Irene H. Oh, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 41)
  • Mr. Douglas Paul Krause Sr., Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 62)
  • Mr. Andy Yen, Exec. VP and Head of International & Commercial Banking (Age 61)
  • Ms. Emily Wang, Director of Marketing

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 Macquarie Group Ltd. (4.07%), FMR LLC (2.27%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (2.07%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.39%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.98%) and State of Wisconsin Investment Board (0.94%). Company insiders that own East West Bancorp stock include Andy Yen, Catherine Zhou, Dominic Ng, 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 FMR LLC, TD Asset Management Inc., Prudential Financial Inc., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado, Trillium Asset Management LLC, Community Financial Services Group LLC, and Boston Trust Walden Corp. Company insiders that have sold East West Bancorp company stock in the last year include Herman Y Li, and Rudolph Estrada.
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Which institutional investors are buying East West Bancorp stock?

EWBC stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Baird Financial Group Inc., Macquarie Group Ltd., State of Wisconsin Investment Board, First Republic Investment Management Inc., Stieven Capital Advisors L.P., UBS Group AG, DNB Asset Management AS, and First Trust Advisors LP. 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 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 $38.87.

How big of a company is East West Bancorp?

East West Bancorp has a market capitalization of $5.50 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 8/14/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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