East West Bancorp, Inc. (EWBC): Price and Financial Metrics

East West Bancorp, Inc. (EWBC): $86.12

0.78 (+0.91%)

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  • Sentiment is the dimension where EWBC ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 83.59% of US stocks.
  • EWBC's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving up over the last 52 weeks.
  • EWBC ranks lowest in Value; there it ranks in the 9th percentile.

EWBC Stock Summary

  • EWBC's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of 91.97% of US stocks.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of -82.35%, East West Bancorp Inc's debt growth rate surpasses merely 3.33% of about US stocks.
  • Shareholder yield, a measure of how much is returned to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, for EWBC comes in at 18.72% -- higher than that of 88.57% of stocks in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to East West Bancorp Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be COLB, TBK, PNFP, FSBW, and BSVN.
  • EWBC's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit East West Bancorp Inc's official web site, go to www.eastwestbank.com.

EWBC Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Financial Services stock, EWBC's price/sales ratio is 416.67% higher, now standing at 6.2.
  • Over the past 243 months, EWBC's price/earnings ratio has gone down 1.7.
  • EWBC's EV/EBIT ratio has moved down 5.3 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for EWBC.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
EWBC 2017-07-10 6.7 2.4 17.3 10.0
EWBC 2011-12-08 3.5 1.2 13.7 10.1
EWBC 2010-02-18 -12.8 1.0 -6.5 -10.1
EWBC 2009-05-21 7.7 0.3 -5.6 -17.6
EWBC 2008-05-05 2.1 0.8 5.9 15.6
EWBC 2003-11-04 8.4 3.8 23.6 14.8

EWBC Growth Metrics

  • Its 5 year price growth rate is now at 15.09%.
  • The 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 52.48%.
  • Its 4 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 48.92%.
EWBC's revenue has moved up $112,535,000 over the prior 30 months.

The table below shows EWBC's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-06-30 1,645.697 826.22 753.357
2021-03-31 1,485.762 973.137 627.967
2020-12-31 1,402.087 693.325 567.797
2020-09-30 1,419.22 777.424 591.928
2020-06-30 1,438.507 716.744 603.807
2020-03-31 1,539.378 688.291 654.835

EWBC's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • EWBC has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 27.71% of graded US stocks.
  • EWBC's asset turnover comes in at 0.03 -- ranking 378th of 433 Banking stocks.
  • FBNC, BANR, and HTLF are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with EWBC.

The table below shows EWBC's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.030 1 0.018
2021-03-31 0.028 1 0.016
2020-12-31 0.028 1 0.015
2020-09-30 0.030 1 0.015
2020-06-30 0.031 1 0.016
2020-03-31 0.035 1 0.020

EWBC Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of EWBC, see our EWBC price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $90.82 Average Broker Recommendation 1.36 (Strong Buy)

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EWBC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $86.12 52-week high $87.77
Prev. close $85.78 52-week low $34.13
Day low $86.12 Volume 10,285
Day high $86.12 Avg. volume 784,546
50-day MA $75.88 Dividend yield 1.55%
200-day MA $72.77 Market Cap 12.22B

East West Bancorp, Inc. (EWBC) Company Bio

East West Bancorp offers deposit products, including the traditional range of personal and business checking and savings accounts, time deposits and individual retirement accounts, and merchant services in the U.S., China, and Hong Kong. The company was founded in 1998 and is based in Pasadena, California.

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Latest EWBC News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about East West Bancorp Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate EWBC as an investment opportunity.

East West Bancorp (EWBC) Reports Next Week: Wall Street Expects Earnings Growth

East West Bancorp (EWBC) possesses the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

Yahoo | October 14, 2021

East West Bancorp Announces Date for Third Quarter 2021 Financial Results

PASADENA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--East West Bancorp, Inc. (East West or the Company) (Nasdaq: EWBC), parent company of East West Bank, the financial bridge between the United States and Greater China, will release third quarter 2021 financial results before the market opens on Thursday, October 21, 2021. Conference Call Information Management will discuss third quarter 2021 financial results with the public on Thursday, October 21, 2021 at 8:30 A.M. Pacific Time/ 11:30 A.M. Eastern Time vi

Business Wire | October 4, 2021

EWBC or SIVB: Which Is the Better Value Stock Right Now?

EWBC vs. SIVB: Which Stock Is the Better Value Option?

Yahoo | September 22, 2021

Should SPDR S&P 400 Mid Cap Value ETF (MDYV) Be on Your Investing Radar? | Investing.com

Stocks Analysis by Zacks Investment Research covering: Corning Incorporated, Steel Dynamics Inc, State Street Corp, East West Bancorp Inc. Read Zacks Investment Research''s latest article on Investing.com

Investing.com | September 6, 2021

EWBC vs. SIVB: Which Stock Should Value Investors Buy Now?

EWBC vs. SIVB: Which Stock Is the Better Value Option?

Yahoo | August 30, 2021

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EWBC Price Returns

1-mo 22.82%
3-mo 18.22%
6-mo 14.09%
1-year 126.99%
3-year 75.48%
5-year 138.77%
YTD 72.21%
2020 7.23%
2019 14.34%
2018 -27.44%
2017 21.38%
2016 25.04%

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