The Bank of East Asia Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.07 (+3.40 %)
(As of 04/22/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $2.13
50-Day Range
MA: $2.21
52-Week Range
Now: $2.13
Volume651 shs
Average Volume5,954 shs
Market Capitalization$6.21 billion
P/E Ratio19.36
Dividend Yield2.43%
The Bank of East Asia, Limited, together with its subsidiaries, provides various banking and related financial services. Its personal banking services include corporate, individual, savings, current, time deposit, and supreme accounts; and fixed and call deposits, foreign currency deposits, MAS services, and auto-payroll products, as well as safe deposit boxes and remittance services. The company also provides corporate banking services, such as SME loans and financing guarantee schemes; corporate and commercial financing products, including syndicated and construction loans, acquisition and structured financing, working capital financing, share financing and IPO-related loans, and commercial mortgages; trade finance services and expert trade solutions; factoring services; import trade finance; guarantee services; eTradeConnect that allows buyers and sellers to connect, transact, share information, and submit applications for financing through a single platform; cash management services; corporate wealth management products; foreign exchange and treasury products; trade settlement and financing services; onshore and offshore loans; and marine cargo, property, trade credit, employee compensation, pet, medical, life, savings, and endowment insurance plans. In addition, it provides private banking services comprises investment advisory services; investment solutions, such as unit trusts, linked deposits, currency trading and management, global equities and bonds investments, structured products, and options and derivatives; portfolio management services; securities and futures broking services; cyber banking, credit cards, and ATM; and various international services. The company operates approximately 170 outlets in Hong Kong, Mainland China, other Asian countries and regions, and internationally. The Bank of East Asia, Limited was incorporated in 1918 and is headquartered in Central, Hong Kong.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Private households
Year FoundedN/A



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$4.13 billion
Cash Flow$0.19 per share
Book Value$4.92 per share



Outstanding Shares2,916,588,000
Market Cap$6.21 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableNot Optionable


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Overall MarketRank

1.82 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

319th out of 1,947 stocks

Private Households Industry

3rd out of 375 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 0.0Community Rank: 1.6Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 5.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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The Bank of East Asia (OTCMKTS:BKEAY) Frequently Asked Questions

Is The Bank of East Asia a buy right now?

1 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for The Bank of East Asia in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" The Bank of East Asia stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in BKEAY, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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Are investors shorting The Bank of East Asia?

The Bank of East Asia saw a increase in short interest in the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 19,900 shares, an increase of 3,216.7% from the March 15th total of 600 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 6,700 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.0 days.
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How has The Bank of East Asia's stock been impacted by COVID-19?

The Bank of East Asia's stock was trading at $2.2975 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, BKEAY shares have decreased by 7.3% and is now trading at $2.13.
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How often does The Bank of East Asia pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for The Bank of East Asia?

The Bank of East Asia declared a Semi-Annual dividend on Thursday, February 25th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, March 11th will be given a dividend of $0.027 per share on Monday, April 19th. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, March 10th.
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Is The Bank of East Asia a good dividend stock?

The Bank of East Asia pays an annual dividend of $0.05 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.43%. The dividend payout ratio of The Bank of East Asia is 45.45%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, The Bank of East Asia will have a dividend payout ratio of 29.41% next year. This indicates that The Bank of East Asia will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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Who are The Bank of East Asia's key executives?

The Bank of East Asia's management team includes the following people:
  • Dr. Kwok-Po Li F.C.A., FCPA, J.P., LLD, O.B.E., MA (Cantab), GBM, Exec. Chairman (Age 82, Pay $2.1M)
  • Mr. Man-Kiu Li J.P., M.A., M.B.A., BA (Cantab), MBA, LPC, JP, Co-Chief Exec. & Exec. Director (Age 47, Pay $1.77M)
  • Mr. Man-Bun Li F.C.A., J.P., M.A., M.B.A., JP, CPA, FCA, MBA, MA, Co-Chief Exec. & Exec. Director (Age 46, Pay $1.77M)
  • Ms. Dawn Tao, CFO, GM and Head of Strategic Planning & Control Division (Age 44)
  • Mr. Hon-Shing Tong B.Sc., BSc, ACIB, AHKIB, FCIS, FCS, Deputy Chief Exec. & COO (Age 62)
  • Mr. Kai Cheong Li C.P.A., FCCA, AHKSA, FCIS, FCS, HKSI, Deputy CEO & Chief Investment Officer (Age 61)
  • Ms. Carmen Lee, Head of Corp. Communications Department
  • Mr. Jaye Chiu, Head of Investment Banking
  • Ms. Shuk Pui Chan, Group Chief Risk Officer, GM & Head of Risk Management Division (Age 55)
  • Ms. Christine Lo, Head of Greater Bay Area Office

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What is The Bank of East Asia's stock symbol?

The Bank of East Asia trades on the OTCMKTS under the ticker symbol "BKEAY."

How do I buy shares of The Bank of East Asia?

Shares of BKEAY 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 The Bank of East Asia's stock price today?

One share of BKEAY stock can currently be purchased for approximately $2.13.

How much money does The Bank of East Asia make?

The Bank of East Asia has a market capitalization of $6.21 billion and generates $4.13 billion in revenue each year. The bank earns $415.98 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.11 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does The Bank of East Asia have?

The Bank of East Asia employs 9,539 workers across the globe.

What is The Bank of East Asia's official website?

The official website for The Bank of East Asia is www.hkbea.com.

Where are The Bank of East Asia's headquarters?

The Bank of East Asia is headquartered at 10 Des Voeux Road Central, Hong Kong K3, .

How can I contact The Bank of East Asia?

The Bank of East Asia's mailing address is 10 Des Voeux Road Central, Hong Kong K3, . The bank can be reached via phone at 852-3608-3608 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 4/22/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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