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East West Bancorp - EWBC Stock Forecast, Price & News

$76.47
-1.10 (-1.42%)
(As of 08/17/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$75.98
$77.08
50-Day Range
$61.89
$77.57
52-Week Range
$61.65
$93.51
Volume
482,287 shs
Average Volume
980,970 shs
Market Capitalization
$10.78 billion
P/E Ratio
11.66
Dividend Yield
2.06%
Price Target
$89.00

East West Bancorp MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.80 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
16.4% Upside
$89.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.41% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
1.66mentions of East West Bancorp in the last 14 days
Based on 2 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
15.15%
From $7.79 to $8.97 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

3.00 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

60th out of 932 stocks

State Commercial Banks Industry

18th out of 194 stocks

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About East West Bancorp (NASDAQ:EWBC) Stock

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. 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 mortgage and home equity, commercial and residential real estate, working capital lines of credit, construction, trade finance, letters of credit, commercial business, affordable housing loans, asset-based lending, asset-backed finance, project finance, and equipment financing, as well as financing services to clients needing a financial bridge to facilitate their business transactions between the United States and China. The company also provides various wealth management, treasury management, foreign exchange, and interest rate and commodity risk hedging services; and mobile and online banking services. As of January 27, 2022, it operated approximately 120 locations in the United States and 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.

East West Bancorp Stock Performance

Shares of EWBC traded down $1.10 during mid-day trading on Wednesday, reaching $76.47. The company's stock had a trading volume of 482,287 shares, compared to its average volume of 980,970. East West Bancorp has a 1-year low of $61.65 and a 1-year high of $93.51. The stock has a market cap of $10.78 billion, a P/E ratio of 11.66, a PEG ratio of 0.98 and a beta of 1.53. The business has a 50-day simple moving average of $68.42 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of $75.11. The company has a current ratio of 0.88, a quick ratio of 0.88 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.03.

East West Bancorp (NASDAQ:EWBC - Get Rating) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 21st. The financial services provider reported $1.81 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.68 by $0.13. East West Bancorp had a return on equity of 16.45% and a net margin of 45.32%. The company had revenue of $551.00 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $525.37 million. During the same period last year, the firm posted $1.57 earnings per share. The business's revenue was up 23.8% on a year-over-year basis. As a group, equities research analysts anticipate that East West Bancorp will post 7.79 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

East West Bancorp Announces Dividend

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, August 15th. Stockholders of record on Monday, August 1st were given a $0.40 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, July 29th. This represents a $1.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.09%. East West Bancorp's payout ratio is 24.39%.

Analyst Ratings Changes

A number of research firms recently issued reports on EWBC. Jefferies Financial Group decreased their price objective on East West Bancorp from $102.00 to $79.00 in a report on Monday, July 11th. Wells Fargo & Company increased their price objective on East West Bancorp from $95.00 to $100.00 and gave the stock an "overweight" rating in a report on Friday, April 22nd. Wedbush increased their price objective on East West Bancorp to $80.00 in a report on Friday, July 22nd. Truist Financial decreased their price objective on East West Bancorp from $100.00 to $80.00 in a report on Wednesday, June 15th. Finally, Piper Sandler increased their price objective on East West Bancorp to $74.00 in a report on Monday, July 25th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the stock. According to data from MarketBeat.com, the stock currently has an average rating of "Moderate Buy" and a consensus price target of $89.00.

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EWBC Company Calendar

Last Earnings
7/21/2022
Ex-Dividend for 8/15 Dividend
7/29/2022
Dividend Payable
8/15/2022
Today
8/17/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
10/20/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
State commercial banks
Sub-Industry
Regional Banks
Sector
Finance
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:EWBC
CUSIP
27579R10
Employees
3,100
Year Founded
1998

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$89.00
High Stock Price Forecast
$115.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$74.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+16.4%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.80
Research Coverage
5 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$872.98 million
Pretax Margin
57.39%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.90 billion
Cash Flow
$7.48 per share
Book Value
$39.81 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
139,791,000
Market Cap
$10.78 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.53

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Dominic Ng (Age 63)
    Chairman, Pres & CEO
    Comp: $3.58M
  • Ms. Irene H. Oh (Age 44)
    Exec. VP & CFO
    Comp: $1.34M
  • Mr. Parker L. Shi (Age 52)
    Exec. VP & COO
    Comp: $1.46M
  • Mr. Douglas Paul Krause Sr. (Age 65)
    Vice Chairman & Chief Corp. Officer
    Comp: $1.15M
  • Mr. Yi Huang (Age 57)
    Exec. VP & Head of Commercial Banking
    Comp: $1.21M
  • Julianna Balicka
    Head of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Lisa L. Kim Esq. (Age 57)
    Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec.
  • Mr. Gary Teo (Age 49)
    Sr. VP & Head of HR
  • Mr. Bennett Pozil (Age 60)
    Head of Corp. Banking - East West Bank and Exec. VP of East West Bank
  • Mr. Robert Lo (Age 57)
    Head of Commercial Real Estate Banking - East West Bank and Exec. VP of East West Bank













EWBC Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell East West Bancorp stock right now?

5 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for East West Bancorp in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" EWBC shares.
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What is East West Bancorp's stock price forecast for 2022?

5 Wall Street research analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for East West Bancorp's shares. Their EWBC share price forecasts range from $74.00 to $115.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $89.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 16.4% from the stock's current price.
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How have EWBC shares performed in 2022?

East West Bancorp's stock was trading at $78.68 at the start of the year. Since then, EWBC shares have decreased by 2.8% and is now trading at $76.47.
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When is East West Bancorp's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 20th 2022.
View our EWBC earnings forecast
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How were East West Bancorp's earnings last quarter?

East West Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EWBC) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July, 21st. The financial services provider reported $1.81 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.68 by $0.13. The financial services provider earned $551 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $525.37 million. East West Bancorp had a net margin of 45.32% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 16.45%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 23.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $1.57 EPS.

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 Friday, July 22nd. Investors of record on Monday, August 1st will be given a dividend of $0.40 per share on Monday, August 15th. This represents a $1.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.09%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, July 29th.
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Is East West Bancorp a good dividend stock?

East West Bancorp (NASDAQ:EWBC) pays an annual dividend of $1.60 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.06%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 2 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 24.39%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, EWBC will have a dividend payout ratio of 17.84% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for EWBC.

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

163 employees have rated East West Bancorp Chief Executive Officer Dominic Ng on Glassdoor.com. Dominic Ng has an approval rating of 86% among the company's employees.

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), 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 shareholders include FMR LLC (4.10%), State Street Corp (3.47%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (2.87%), CI Investments Inc. (2.59%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (2.00%) and Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (1.47%). Insiders that own company stock include Andy Yen, Catherine Zhou, Dominic Ng, Douglas Paul Krause, Herman Y Li, Irene H Oh, Iris S Chan, Jack C Liu, Jack C Liu, Molly Campbell, Paul H Irving and Rudolph Estrada.
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How do I buy shares of East West Bancorp?

Shares of EWBC stock 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 $76.47.

How much money does East West Bancorp make?

East West Bancorp (NASDAQ:EWBC) has a market capitalization of $10.78 billion and generates $1.90 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $872.98 million in net income (profit) each year or $6.56 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does East West Bancorp have?

The company employs 3,100 workers across the globe.

When was East West Bancorp founded?

East West Bancorp was founded in 1998.

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 official website for the company is www.eastwestbank.com. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at (626) 768-6000, via email at investorrelations@eastwestbank.com, or via fax at 302-655-5049.

This page (NASDAQ:EWBC) was last updated on 8/18/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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