NASDAQ:PACW - PacWest Bancorp Stock Price, News, Headlines & Rumors Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $51.11 -0.63 (-1.22 %) (As of 08/17/2018 01:19 PM ET)Previous Close$51.38Today's Range$51.00 - $51.3852-Week Range$43.08 - $55.86Volume50,479 shsAverage Volume827,934 shsMarket Capitalization$6.24 billionP/E Ratio17.72Dividend Yield4.67%Beta1.42 Company ProfileAnalyst RatingsChartDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryFinancialsInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email PacWest Bancorp operates as the holding company for Pacific Western Bank, a state chartered bank that provides commercial banking products and services. The company accepts demand, money market, and time deposits. It also provides real estate loans to professional developers and real estate investors for the acquisition, refinancing, and construction of commercial real estate properties; small business administration loans; asset-based loans for working capital needs; venture capital loans to support the start-up operations of entrepreneurial companies; and equipment-secured loans and leases. In addition, the company offers consumer loans comprising personal loans, auto loans, home equity lines of credit, revolving lines of credit, and other loans. Further, it provides international banking and multi-state deposit services; money market sweep products; investment advisory and asset management services; treasury and cash management services; telephone banking, and online and mobile banking services; and foreign exchange and ATM services. The company offers its products and services to small and mid-sized companies, entrepreneurial businesses and their venture capital, private equity investors, professionals, and other individuals. As of February 1, 2018, it had 76 full-service branches located throughout the state of California; and one branch in Durham, North Carolina. The company was formerly known as First Community Bancorp and changed its name to PacWest Bancorp in April 2008. PacWest Bancorp was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Beverly Hills, California. Receive PACW News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for PACW and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry National commercial banks Sub-IndustryRegional Banks SectorFinance SymbolNASDAQ:PACW CUSIP69526310 Webwww.pacwestbancorp.com Phone310-887-8500 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.34 Current Ratio0.95 Quick Ratio0.95 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio17.72 Forward P/E Ratio13.74 P/E Growth1.37 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.18 billion Price / Sales5.30 Cash Flow$3.4792 per share Price / Cash14.69 Book Value$38.65 per share Price / Book1.32 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.92 Net Income$357.81 million Net Margins33.41% Return on Equity8.70% Return on Assets1.74% Miscellaneous Employees1,786 Outstanding Shares122,430,000Market Cap$6.24 billion PacWest Bancorp (NASDAQ:PACW) Frequently Asked Questions What is PacWest Bancorp's stock symbol? PacWest Bancorp trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "PACW." How often does PacWest Bancorp pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for PacWest Bancorp? PacWest Bancorp declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, August 2nd. Investors of record on Monday, August 20th will be given a dividend of $0.60 per share on Friday, August 31st. This represents a $2.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.70%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, August 17th. View PacWest Bancorp's Dividend History. How will PacWest Bancorp's stock buyback program work? PacWest Bancorp declared that its board has approved a share repurchase program on Monday, February 19th 2018, which authorizes the company to repurchase $200,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are generally a sign that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued. How were PacWest Bancorp's earnings last quarter? PacWest Bancorp (NASDAQ:PACW) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, July, 17th. The financial services provider reported $0.92 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.87 by $0.05. The financial services provider earned $301.97 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $293.62 million. PacWest Bancorp had a net margin of 33.41% and a return on equity of 8.70%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.77 EPS. View PacWest Bancorp's Earnings History. When is PacWest Bancorp's next earnings date? PacWest Bancorp is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, October, 16th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for PacWest Bancorp. What price target have analysts set for PACW? 12 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for PacWest Bancorp's stock. Their forecasts range from $50.00 to $59.00. On average, they expect PacWest Bancorp's share price to reach $55.80 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 9.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for PacWest Bancorp. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for PacWest Bancorp? 12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for PacWest Bancorp in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings, 5 buy ratings and 2 strong buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for PacWest Bancorp. Who are some of PacWest Bancorp's key competitors? Some companies that are related to PacWest Bancorp include BANCO DO BRASIL/S (BDORY), KeyCorp (KEY), Regions Financial (RF), Shinhan Financial Group (SHG), Huntington Bancshares (HBAN), Comerica (CMA), Zions Bancorp (ZION), Cullen/Frost Bankers (CFR), BOK Financial (BOKF), Webster Financial (WBS), CIT Group (CIT), First Horizon National (FHN), Synovus Financial (SNV), Sterling Bancorp (STL) and Pinnacle Financial Partners (PNFP). Who are PacWest Bancorp's key executives? PacWest Bancorp's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Matthew P. Wagner, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 61)Mr. James J. Pieczynski, Exec. VP & Vice Chairman (Age 55)Mr. Patrick J. Rusnak, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 54)Mr. Bryan M. Corsini, Chief Credit Officer & Exec. VP (Age 56)Mr. Frank Tower, Exec. VP (Age 51) Has PacWest Bancorp been receiving favorable news coverage? News coverage about PACW stock has been trending somewhat positive on Friday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. PacWest Bancorp earned a media and rumor sentiment score of 0.21 on Accern's scale. They also gave news articles about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.69 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future. View Recent Headlines for PacWest Bancorp. Who are PacWest Bancorp's major shareholders? PacWest Bancorp's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (10.70%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (3.65%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (2.66%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.58%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.67%) and Victory Capital Management Inc. (1.09%). Company insiders that own PacWest Bancorp stock include Barry C Fitzpatrick, Bryan M Corsini, Christopher D Blake, Craig A Carlson, Daniel B Platt, Donald D Destino, James Pieczynski, John M Eggemeyer III, Mark A Christian, Mark Yung, Matthew P Wagner, Patrick J Rusnak and Stanley R Ivie. View Institutional Ownership Trends for PacWest Bancorp. Which major investors are selling PacWest Bancorp stock? PACW stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Fisher Asset Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., Aristotle Capital Boston LLC, Algebris UK Ltd, Channing Capital Management LLC and FMR LLC. Company insiders that have sold PacWest Bancorp company stock in the last year include Bryan M Corsini, Christopher D Blake, Craig A Carlson, Daniel B Platt, James Pieczynski and Stanley R Ivie. View Insider Buying and Selling for PacWest Bancorp. Which major investors are buying PacWest Bancorp stock? PACW stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Raymond James & Associates, Renaissance Technologies LLC, LSV Asset Management, LVM Capital Management Ltd. MI, Janus Henderson Group PLC, Systematic Financial Management LP, Soros Fund Management LLC and Her Majesty the Queen in Right of the Province of Alberta as represented by Alberta Investment Management Corp. Company insiders that have bought PacWest Bancorp stock in the last two years include Donald D Destino, Mark Yung, Matthew P Wagner and Patrick J Rusnak. View Insider Buying and Selling for PacWest Bancorp. How do I buy shares of PacWest Bancorp? Shares of PACW 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 PacWest Bancorp's stock price today? One share of PACW stock can currently be purchased for approximately $51.11. How big of a company is PacWest Bancorp? PacWest Bancorp has a market capitalization of $6.24 billion and generates $1.18 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $357.81 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.92 on an earnings per share basis. PacWest Bancorp employs 1,786 workers across the globe. How can I contact PacWest Bancorp? PacWest Bancorp's mailing address is 9701 Wilshire Boulevard Suite 700, Beverly Hills CA, 90212. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at 310-887-8500. MarketBeat Community Rating for PacWest Bancorp (NASDAQ PACW)Community Ranking: 2.7 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 322 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 285 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 607MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about PacWest Bancorp and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe PACW will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe PACW will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. 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