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NASDAQ:EWBC - East West Bancorp Stock Price, Forecast & News

$28.17
-2.57 (-8.36 %)
(As of 03/30/2020 06:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
$27.67
Now: $28.17
$29.33
50-Day Range
$26.73
MA: $39.14
$48.43
52-Week Range
$26.32
Now: $28.17
$52.97
Volume2.44 million shs
Average Volume2.96 million shs
Market Capitalization$4.10 billion
P/E Ratio6.11
Dividend Yield3.90%
Beta1.7
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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry State commercial banks
Sub-IndustryRegional Banks
SectorFinance
Current SymbolNASDAQ:EWBC
CUSIP27579R10
Phone626-768-6000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.09 billion
Cash Flow$5.70 per share
Book Value$34.46 per share

Profitability

Net Income$674.03 million

Miscellaneous

Employees3,300
Market Cap$4.10 billion
Next Earnings Date4/16/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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East West Bancorp (NASDAQ:EWBC) Frequently Asked Questions

How has East West Bancorp's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

East West Bancorp's stock was trading at $31.96 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, EWBC shares have decreased by 11.9% and is now trading at $28.17. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of East West Bancorp?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for East West Bancorp in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 3 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for East West Bancorp.

When is East West Bancorp's next earnings date?

East West Bancorp is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 16th 2020. View our earnings forecast for East West Bancorp.

How were East West Bancorp's earnings last quarter?

East West Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EWBC) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, January, 23rd. The financial services provider reported $1.28 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.16 by $0.12. The financial services provider earned $431.20 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $413.66 million. East West Bancorp had a net margin of 32.22% and a return on equity of 14.73%. East West Bancorp's revenue for the quarter was up 4.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $1.18 earnings per share. View East West Bancorp's earnings history.

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 Thursday, January 23rd. Shareholders of record on Monday, February 3rd will be given a dividend of $0.275 per share on Friday, February 14th. This represents a $1.10 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.90%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, January 31st. View East West Bancorp's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for EWBC?

8 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for East West Bancorp's stock. Their forecasts range from $44.00 to $57.00. On average, they anticipate East West Bancorp's stock price to reach $51.14 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 81.6% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for East West Bancorp.

Has East West Bancorp been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about EWBC stock have been trending somewhat negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. East West Bancorp earned a news sentiment score of -1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the financial services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. View the latest news aboutEast West Bancorp.

Are investors shorting East West Bancorp?

East West Bancorp saw a increase in short interest in March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totaling 4,440,700 shares, an increase of 72.1% from the February 27th total of 2,580,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 2,401,800 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.8 days. Approximately 3.1% of the company's shares are short sold. View East West Bancorp's Current Options Chain.

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 Alibaba Group (BABA), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), AT&T (T), Amgen (AMGN), Lam Research (LRCX), NVIDIA (NVDA), Boeing (BA), Pfizer (PFE), Applied Materials (AMAT) and Zions Bancorporation NA (ZION).

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (4.14%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (3.47%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (3.47%), Boston Partners (2.90%), FMR LLC (2.60%) and Principal Financial Group Inc. (2.19%). Company insiders that own East West Bancorp stock include Andy Yen, Catherine Zhou, Dominic Ng, Douglas Paul Krause, Herman Y Li, Irene H Oh, Jack C Liu, Molly Campbell, Paul H Irving 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 Capital Research Global Investors, Boston Partners, Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Jennison Associates LLC, Janus Henderson Group PLC, and Acadian Asset Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold East West Bancorp company stock in the last year include Herman Y Li, and Rudolph Estrada. View insider buying and selling activity for East West Bancorp.

Which institutional investors are buying East West Bancorp stock?

EWBC stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Norges Bank, Macquarie Group Ltd., Macquarie Group Ltd., Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Handelsbanken Fonder AB, and AQR Capital Management 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. View insider buying and selling activity 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, 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 $28.17.

How big of a company is East West Bancorp?

East West Bancorp has a market capitalization of $4.10 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. View additional information about East West Bancorp.

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 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  470 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  474 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  944
MarketBeat'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 3/30/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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