East West Bancorp Stock Forecast, Price & News

+1.05 (+1.47 %)
(As of 06/24/2021 11:40 AM ET)
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Volume8,157 shs
Average Volume841,937 shs
Market Capitalization$10.29 billion
P/E Ratio16.45
Dividend Yield1.88%
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About East West Bancorp

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 through 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, and time deposits. 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 28, 2021, it operated approximately 120 locations in the United States and Greater China; 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 incorporated in 1998 and is headquartered in Pasadena, California.


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2.24 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

82nd out of 1,980 stocks

State Commercial Banks Industry

9th out of 312 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.3Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 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?

7 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for East West Bancorp in the last twelve months. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street 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, July 22nd 2021.
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How were East West Bancorp's earnings last quarter?

East West Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EWBC) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, April, 21st. The financial services provider reported $1.44 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.26 by $0.18. The financial services provider had revenue of $426.56 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $407.91 million. East West Bancorp had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 12.15% and a net margin of 35.32%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 2.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $1.00 earnings per share.
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How has East West Bancorp's stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

East West Bancorp's stock was trading at $31.96 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, EWBC stock has increased by 125.5% and is now trading at $72.07.
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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, April 23rd. Investors of record on Monday, May 3rd will be given a dividend of $0.33 per share on Monday, May 17th. This represents a $1.32 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.83%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, April 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 1.88%. East West Bancorp does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. 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 23.74% 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?

7 analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for East West Bancorp's stock. Their forecasts range from $33.00 to $260.00. On average, they expect East West Bancorp's stock price to reach $93.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 29.7% 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:
  • Mr. Dominic Ng, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 62, Pay $2.45M)
  • Ms. Irene H. Oh, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 43, Pay $1.07M)
  • Mr. Gary Teo, Sr. VP & Head of HR (Age 48, Pay $595.59k)
  • Mr. Douglas Paul Krause Sr., Vice Chairman & Chief Corp. Officer (Age 64, Pay $997.71k)
  • Ms. Lisa L. Kim Esq., Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 56)
  • Ms. Emily Wang, Director of Marketing
  • Julianna Balicka, Director of Strategy & Corp. Devel.
  • Mr. Bennett Pozil, Head of Corp. Banking - East West Bank and Exec. VP of East West Bank (Age 59)
  • Mr. Robert Lo, Head of Commercial Real Estate Banking - East West Bank and Exec. VP of East West Bank (Age 56)

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.

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 (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 a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (8.74%), Capital International Investors (7.47%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (3.13%), Boston Partners (2.96%), Lord Abbett & CO. LLC (1.65%) and Handelsbanken Fonder AB (1.47%). Company insiders that own East West Bancorp stock include Andy Yen, Catherine Zhou, Dominic Ng, Douglas Paul Krause, Herman Y Li, Irene H Oh, Iris S Chan, Jack C Liu, Molly Campbell, 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 Capital International Investors, Jennison Associates LLC, Principal Financial Group Inc., Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, and Amundi Asset Management US Inc.. 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 institutional investors are buying East West Bancorp stock?

EWBC stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Lazard Asset Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., Bank of Montreal Can, Boston Partners, Morgan Stanley, Handelsbanken Fonder AB, M.D. Sass Investors Services Inc., and Weiss Multi Strategy Advisers LLC. 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 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 $72.07.

How much money does East West Bancorp make?

East West Bancorp has a market capitalization of $10.22 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 3,180 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 6/24/2021 by Staff
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