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

East West Bancorp, Inc. (EWBC): $52.71

0.33 (+0.63%)

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EWBC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $52.71 52-week high $80.98
Prev. close $52.38 52-week low $33.86
Day low $52.58 Volume 710,800
Day high $53.75 Avg. volume 1,277,150
50-day MA $56.08 Dividend yield 3.72%
200-day MA $59.04 Market Cap 7.46B

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  • Value is the dimension where EWBC ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 50.5% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for EWBC is in Growth, which has been heading down over the past 177 days.
  • EWBC ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 22nd percentile.

EWBC Stock Summary

  • EWBC's current price/earnings ratio is 5.96, which is higher than just 11.1% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 10.75 for EAST WEST BANCORP INC; that's greater than it is for 90.94% of US stocks.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 975.67%, EAST WEST BANCORP INC's debt growth rate surpasses 98.73% of about US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to EAST WEST BANCORP INC are BMRC, OPBK, OBT, HMNF, and UBFO.
  • 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/earnings ratio is 35.79% lower, now standing at 6.1.
  • Over the past 243 months, EWBC's price/earnings ratio has gone down 14.1.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for EWBC.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
EWBC 2023-09-15 3.1 1.2 6.1 4.0
EWBC 2023-09-14 3.1 1.2 6.1 4.0
EWBC 2023-09-13 3.0 1.2 6.0 3.9
EWBC 2023-09-12 3.1 1.2 6.0 3.9
EWBC 2023-09-11 3.0 1.2 6.0 3.8
EWBC 2023-09-08 3.0 1.2 6.0 3.8

EWBC Growth Metrics

    The 4 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 6.95%.
  • The 3 year revenue growth rate now stands at 24.7%.
  • The year over year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at -12.99%.
Over the past 15 months, EWBC's revenue has gone up $510,245,000.

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
2022-12-31 2,271.047 2,066.022 1,128.083
2022-09-30 2,112.799 2,039.01 1,009.116
2022-06-30 1,991.253 1,693.665 939.226
2022-03-31 1,913.261 1,082.792 905.639
2021-12-31 1,852.466 1,168.422 872.981
2021-09-30 1,760.802 1,008.542 819.269

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)

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 Announces Date for Third Quarter 2023 Financial Results

PASADENA, Calif., September 22, 2023--East West Bancorp, Inc. ("East West" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: EWBC), parent company of East West Bank, will release third quarter 2023 financial results before the market opens on Thursday, October 19, 2023.

Yahoo | September 22, 2023

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If you’re looking for Charlie Munger stocks to buy, it turns out the best place to look is a relatively unknown Chinese-American portfolio manager named Li Lu.

Will Ashworth on InvestorPlace | September 20, 2023

East West Bancorp's (NASDAQ:EWBC) earnings growth rate lags the 18% CAGR delivered to shareholders

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Yahoo | September 11, 2023

Implied Volatility Surging for East West Bancorp (EWBC) Stock Options

Investors need to pay close attention to East West Bancorp (EWBC) stock based on the movements in the options market lately.

Yahoo | September 5, 2023

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Yahoo | August 28, 2023

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EWBC Price Returns

1-mo -4.75%
3-mo 0.62%
6-mo -1.76%
1-year -19.19%
3-year 72.74%
5-year -2.10%
YTD -18.13%
2022 -14.44%
2021 57.98%
2020 7.23%
2019 14.34%
2018 -27.44%

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