PacWest Bancorp (PACW): Price and Financial Metrics

PacWest Bancorp (PACW): $9.88

0.33 (+3.46%)

POWR Rating

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  • Value is the dimension where PACW ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 91.62% of US stocks.
  • PACW's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving down over the last 177 days.
  • PACW ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 2nd percentile.

PACW Stock Summary

  • With a price/earnings ratio of 2.79, PACWEST BANCORP P/E ratio is greater than that of about just 4.57% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 204.78%, PACWEST BANCORP's debt growth rate surpasses 93.41% of about US stocks.
  • PACWEST BANCORP's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is -145.03%, greater than the shareholder yield of only 4.19% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to PACWEST BANCORP are FSBC, EFSC, AMTB, FMNB, and SFNC.
  • Visit PACW's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

PACW Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Financial Services stock, PACW's price/sales ratio is 68% lower, now standing at 0.8.
  • PACW's EV/EBIT ratio has moved down 15.6 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for PACW.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
PACW 2023-03-17 0.8 0.3 2.7 2.6
PACW 2023-03-16 1.0 0.3 3.3 3.1
PACW 2023-03-15 1.0 0.3 3.3 3.1
PACW 2023-03-14 1.1 0.4 3.8 3.4
PACW 2023-03-13 0.9 0.3 2.8 2.7
PACW 2023-03-10 1.1 0.4 3.6 3.3

PACW Growth Metrics

    The 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 238.2%.
  • Its 5 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at -416.44%.
  • Its 4 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 106.5%.
Over the past 33 months, PACW's revenue has gone up $275,702,000.

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

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-09-30 1,410.893 609.74 500.757
2022-06-30 1,387.28 543.92 518.529
2022-03-31 1,435.188 490.459 576.681
2021-12-31 1,459.751 502.956 606.959
2021-09-30 1,385.022 533.247 587.744
2021-06-30 1,230.411 440.456 493.251

PACW'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.
  • PACW has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 32.38% of graded US stocks.
  • PACW's asset turnover comes in at 0.039 -- ranking 189th of 430 Banking stocks.
  • WTFC, CATY, and USB are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with PACW.

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

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.039 1 0.025
2021-03-31 0.034 1 0.018
2020-12-31 0.029 1 -0.045
2020-09-30 0.030 1 -0.046
2020-06-30 0.033 1 -0.042
2020-03-31 0.039 1 -0.036

PACW Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of PACW, see our PACW 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 $49.95 Average Broker Recommendation 1.4 (Strong Buy)

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PACW Price/Volume Stats

Current price $9.88 52-week high $46.50
Prev. close $9.55 52-week low $5.00
Day low $9.67 Volume 21,815,300
Day high $10.51 Avg. volume 11,006,565
50-day MA $23.04 Dividend yield 10.81%
200-day MA $25.00 Market Cap 1.17B

PacWest Bancorp (PACW) Company Bio

PacWest Bancorp provides commercial banking products and services to individuals, professionals, and small to mid-sized businesses in the United States. The company was founded in 1999 and is based in Los Angeles, California.

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PACW Price Returns

1-mo -65.10%
3-mo -55.22%
6-mo -55.69%
1-year -77.33%
3-year -42.43%
5-year -75.19%
YTD -56.56%
2022 -47.61%
2021 82.06%
2020 -29.99%
2019 22.58%
2018 -30.79%

PACW Dividends

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