NASDAQ:PACW - PacWest Bancorp Stock Price, News, & Analysis

Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist.
$35.52 -1.13 (-3.08 %)
(As of 12/10/2018 02:37 PM ET)
Previous Close$36.65
Today's Range$35.44 - $37.08
52-Week Range$36.25 - $55.86
Volume111,980 shs
Average Volume1.14 million shs
Market Capitalization$4.46 billion
P/E Ratio12.26
Dividend Yield6.55%
Beta1.42
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
Current SymbolNASDAQ:PACW
Previous Symbol
CUSIP69526310
Phone310-887-8500

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.41
Current Ratio0.97
Quick Ratio0.97

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio12.26
Forward P/E Ratio9.60
P/E Growth0.99

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.18 billion
Price / Sales3.66
Cash Flow$3.3636 per share
Price / Cash Flow10.56
Book Value$38.65 per share
Price / Book0.92

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.92
Net Income$357.81 million
Net Margins33.60%
Return on Equity8.95%
Return on Assets1.76%

Miscellaneous

Employees1,786
Outstanding Shares121,770,000
Market Cap$4.46 billion
OptionableOptionable

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 announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, November 1st. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, November 20th will be paid a dividend of $0.60 per share on Friday, November 30th. This represents a $2.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 6.75%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, November 19th. View PacWest Bancorp's Dividend History.

How will PacWest Bancorp's stock buyback program work?

PacWest Bancorp declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock buyback program on Monday, February 19th 2018, which permits the company to repurchase $200,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are typically 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 quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October, 16th. The financial services provider reported $0.94 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.92 by $0.02. The financial services provider had revenue of $297.23 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $301.52 million. PacWest Bancorp had a return on equity of 8.95% and a net margin of 33.60%. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.84 earnings per share. 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 Thursday, January 17th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for PacWest Bancorp.

What price target have analysts set for PACW?

11 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for PacWest Bancorp's shares. Their predictions range from $48.00 to $59.00. On average, they expect PacWest Bancorp's stock price to reach $54.75 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 53.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for PacWest Bancorp.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for PacWest Bancorp?

11 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for PacWest Bancorp in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings, 4 buy ratings and 2 strong buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for PacWest Bancorp.

Has PacWest Bancorp been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about PACW stock has trended very positive on Monday, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. PacWest Bancorp earned a coverage optimism score of 3.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories 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 impact on the stock's share price in the next few days.

Who are some of PacWest Bancorp's key competitors?

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)

Who are PacWest Bancorp's major shareholders?

PacWest Bancorp's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (11.03%), Vanguard Group Inc. (9.42%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (3.58%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (3.00%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.68%) and Capital World Investors (2.58%). 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 Yung, Matthew P Wagner, Patrick J Rusnak, Stanley R Ivie and Tanya M Acker. 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 Capital World Investors, Victory Capital Management Inc., Deutsche Bank AG, Fisher Asset Management LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Morgan Stanley, Great Lakes Advisors LLC and Rafferty Asset Management 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 Seizert Capital Partners LLC, WBI Investments Inc., Janus Henderson Group PLC, Panagora Asset Management Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., First Trust Advisors LP, Barr E S & Co. and BlackRock Inc.. Company insiders that have bought PacWest Bancorp stock in the last two years include Donald D Destino, James Pieczynski, John M Eggemeyer III, Mark Yung, Matthew P Wagner, Patrick J Rusnak and Tanya M Acker. 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 $35.58.

How big of a company is PacWest Bancorp?

PacWest Bancorp has a market capitalization of $4.46 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.

What is PacWest Bancorp's official website?

The official website for PacWest Bancorp is http://www.pacwestbancorp.com.

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:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  338 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  314 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  652
MarketBeat'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.
This page was last updated on 12/10/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of analysts' upgrades, downgrades and new coverage with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.

Yahoo Gemini Pixel