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NASDAQ:EWBC

East West Bancorp - EWBC Stock Forecast, Price & News

$70.21
+2.07 (+3.04%)
(As of 11/30/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$66.77
$70.30
50-Day Range
$64.39
$74.07
52-Week Range
$61.65
$93.51
Volume
1.16 million shs
Average Volume
927,080 shs
Market Capitalization
$9.90 billion
P/E Ratio
9.93
Dividend Yield
2.35%
Price Target
$87.67

East West Bancorp MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.75 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
24.9% Upside
$87.67 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.57% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.96mentions of East West Bancorp in the last 14 days
Based on 2 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$362,150 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
13.24%
From $7.78 to $8.81 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

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

3.10 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

4th out of 907 stocks

State Commercial Banks Industry

3rd out of 191 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.

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EWBC Company Calendar

Last Earnings
10/20/2022
Ex-Dividend for 11/15 Dividend
10/31/2022
Dividend Payable
11/15/2022
Today
11/30/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
1/26/2023

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
$87.67
High Stock Price Forecast
$115.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$75.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+24.9%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.75
Research Coverage
4 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$872.98 million
Pretax Margin
56.84%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.90 billion
Cash Flow
$7.82 per share
Book Value
$40.16 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
139,819,000
Market Cap
$9.90 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.44

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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.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?

4 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for East West Bancorp in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" EWBC shares.
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What is East West Bancorp's stock price forecast for 2023?

4 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price targets for East West Bancorp's stock. Their EWBC share price forecasts range from $75.00 to $115.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $87.67 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 24.9% 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 stock has decreased by 10.8% and is now trading at $70.21.
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Are investors shorting East West Bancorp?

East West Bancorp saw a decline in short interest during the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totaling 2,200,000 shares, a decline of 21.1% from the October 31st total of 2,790,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 828,500 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.7 days. Approximately 1.6% of the company's stock are sold short.
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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, January 26th 2023.
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How were East West Bancorp's earnings last quarter?

East West Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EWBC) issued its earnings results on Thursday, October, 20th. The financial services provider reported $2.08 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $2.10 by $0.02. East West Bancorp had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 17.69% and a net margin of 44.11%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $1.57 EPS.

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 20th. Investors of record on Tuesday, November 1st will be given a dividend of $0.40 per share on Tuesday, November 15th. This represents a $1.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.28%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, October 31st.
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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 2.35%. 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 22.63%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, EWBC will have a dividend payout ratio of 18.16% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What is Dominic Ng's approval rating as East West Bancorp's CEO?

336 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. 84.0% of employees surveyed would recommend working at East West Bancorp to a friend.

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 number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (10.00%), BlackRock Inc. (8.73%), Boston Partners (4.20%), State Street Corp (3.65%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (2.84%) and CI Investments Inc. (2.24%). Insiders that own company stock include Douglas Paul Krause, Herman Y Li, Iris S Chan, Jack C Liu, Jack C Liu, Molly Campbell 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 $70.21.

How much money does East West Bancorp make?

East West Bancorp (NASDAQ:EWBC) has a market capitalization of $9.90 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 $7.07 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does East West Bancorp have?

The company employs 3,100 workers across the globe.

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 11/30/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff