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

East West Bancorp, Inc. (EWBC): $70.61

1.53 (+2.21%)

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  • Momentum is the dimension where EWBC ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 89.62% of US stocks.
  • EWBC's strongest trending metric is Momentum; it's been moving up over the last 179 days.
  • EWBC ranks lowest in Value; there it ranks in the 12th percentile.

EWBC Stock Summary

  • EWBC has a higher market value than 82.9% of US stocks; more precisely, its current market capitalization is $11,943,020,538.
  • EWBC's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of 92.82% of US stocks.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of -45.39%, East West Bancorp Inc's debt growth rate surpasses only 8.72% of about US stocks.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to East West Bancorp Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be WAL, TREX, BOH, COLB, and JHG.
  • 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 2 year price growth rate is now at -48.68%.
  • Its year over year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 41.38%.
  • The year over year revenue growth rate now stands at -3.48%.
Over the past 15 months, EWBC's revenue has gone up $433,246,000.

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
2021-12-31 1,852.466 1,168.422 872.981
2021-09-30 1,760.802 1,008.542 819.269
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

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 26.9% of graded US stocks.
  • EWBC's asset turnover comes in at 0.03 -- ranking 373rd of 428 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 1.38 (Strong Buy)

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EWBC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $70.61 52-week high $93.51
Prev. close $69.08 52-week low $65.87
Day low $68.55 Volume 969,600
Day high $70.85 Avg. volume 1,091,861
50-day MA $75.82 Dividend yield 2.27%
200-day MA $79.19 Market Cap 10.04B

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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EWBC Price Returns

1-mo -0.28%
3-mo -19.85%
6-mo -8.46%
1-year -2.60%
3-year 65.54%
5-year 42.17%
YTD -9.35%
2021 57.98%
2020 7.23%
2019 14.34%
2018 -27.44%
2017 21.38%

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