NASDAQ:EWBC - East West Bancorp Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $46.33 -0.30 (-0.64 %) (As of 03/25/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$46.63Today's Range$45.98 - $47.2652-Week Range$40.05 - $73.98Volume1.19 million shsAverage Volume921,084 shsMarket Capitalization$6.72 billionP/E Ratio9.94Dividend Yield1.97%Beta1.56 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive EWBC News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for EWBC and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry State commercial banks Sub-IndustryRegional Banks SectorFinance Current SymbolNASDAQ:EWBC Previous Symbol CUSIP27579R10 CIK1069157 Webwww.eastwestbank.com Phone626-768-6000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.11 Current Ratio1.01 Quick Ratio1.01Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio9.94 Forward P/E Ratio9.08 P/E Growth0.87 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.86 billion Price / Sales3.61 Cash Flow$5.4893 per share Price / Cash Flow8.44 Book Value$30.52 per share Price / Book1.52Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$4.66 Net Income$703.70 million Net Margins37.78% Return on Equity16.26% Return on Assets1.75%Miscellaneous Employees3,200 Outstanding Shares145,147,000Market Cap$6.72 billion Next Earnings Date4/18/2019 (Confirmed) 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, January 24th. Shareholders of record on Monday, February 4th will be paid a dividend of $0.23 per share on Friday, February 15th. This represents a $0.92 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.99%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, February 1st. View East West Bancorp's Dividend History. How were East West Bancorp's earnings last quarter? East West Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EWBC) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, January, 24th. The financial services provider reported $1.18 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.16 by $0.02. The financial services provider had revenue of $411.11 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $408.61 million. East West Bancorp had a return on equity of 16.26% and a net margin of 37.78%. East West Bancorp's revenue for the quarter was up 12.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.87 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, April 18th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for East West Bancorp. What price target have analysts set for EWBC? 9 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for East West Bancorp's stock. Their predictions range from $41.00 to $82.00. On average, they expect East West Bancorp's stock price to reach $67.6667 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 46.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for East West Bancorp. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for East West Bancorp? 9 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 7 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? News articles about EWBC stock have trended somewhat negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. East West Bancorp earned a news sentiment score of -1.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the financial services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. Who are some of East West Bancorp's key competitors? Some companies that are related to East West Bancorp include State Street (STT), M&T Bank (MTB), Northern Trust (NTRS), Deutsche Bank (DB), Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB), Citizens Financial Group (CFG), SVB Financial Group (SIVB), Signature Bank (SBNY), Commerce Bancshares (CBSH), Popular (BPOP), Prosperity Bancshares (PB), First Citizens BancShares (FCNCA), Western Alliance Bancorporation (WAL), IBERIABANK (IBKC) and First Financial Bankshares (FFIN). 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 Alibaba Group (BABA), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), Micron Technology (MU), NVIDIA (NVDA), Applied Materials (AMAT), Ford Motor (F), Lam Research (LRCX), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Visa (V) and General Electric (GE). 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 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 Who are East West Bancorp's major shareholders? East West Bancorp's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (10.64%), Boston Partners (3.16%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.77%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (2.47%), Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund (2.21%) and Jennison Associates LLC (1.90%). 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 institutional investors are selling East West Bancorp stock? EWBC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Boston Partners, FMR LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Bank of America Corp DE, First Quadrant L P CA, SG Americas Securities LLC, First Trust Advisors LP and Prudential Financial Inc.. Company insiders that have sold East West Bancorp company stock in the last year include Dominic Ng, Douglas Paul Krause, Irene H Oh, Jack C Liu, Molly Campbell and Rudolph Estrada. View Insider Buying and Selling for East West Bancorp. Which institutional investors are buying East West Bancorp stock? EWBC stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Norges Bank, Two Sigma Advisers LP, Millennium Management LLC, Handelsbanken Fonder AB, BlackRock Inc., D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc. and Two Sigma Investments LP. 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 $46.33. How big of a company is East West Bancorp? East West Bancorp has a market capitalization of $6.72 billion and generates $1.86 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $703.70 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.66 on an earnings per share basis. East West Bancorp employs 3,200 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: 2.5 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 404 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 389 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 793MarketBeat'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 3/25/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Why are gap-down stocks important?