East West Bancorp trades as part of the financial services sector and is in the banking industry. The company CEO is Dominic Ng. East West Bancorp Inc is the holding company for East West Bank, a full-service commercial bank with cross-border operations concentrated in the United States and China. Its reportable segments are Retail Banking, Commercial Banking and Other.
Previous Intraday Trading Performance:
The EWBC stock showed a previous change of 4.00% with an open at 44.40 and a close of 45.28. It reached an intraday high of 45.34 and a low of 44.14.
The stock has a market cap of $6.6b with 145.5m shares outstanding, of which the float is 143.9m shares. Trading volume reached 640,708 shares compared to its average volume of 849,229 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.
Historical Trading Performance:
Over the last five trading days, East West Bancorp shares returned -0.51% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -10.85%. Over three months, it changed -16.68%. In one year it has changed -35.63% and within that year its 52-week high was 73.98 and its 52-week low was 40.05. EWBC stock is 13.06% above its 52 Week Low.
Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 52.49 and a 50 day moving average of 48.95. Currently EWBC stock is trading -13.73% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a good opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.
The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 4.81 that ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 9.41. Based on 9 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 1.23. The TTM EPS is 4.66, which comes to a TTM PE of 9.72. Historically, the PE high was 21.50 and the PE low was 9.41. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 43.85, which is a decrease of -3.15%.
Below was the last reported quarterly diluted earnings per share:
|1st||Qtr of 2019||(Reported on 04/18/2019):||1.12|
|4th||Qtr of 2018||(Reported on 01/24/2019):||1.18|
|3rd||Qtr of 2018||(Reported on 10/18/2018):||1.17|
|2nd||Qtr of 2018||(Reported on 07/19/2018):||1.18|
|1st||Qtr of 2018||(Reported on 04/19/2018):||1.28|
The dividend per share is currently 1.10, which is a dividend yield of 2.43%. Also, the payout ratio is 23.61%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations.
Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 95.75, which means it is possibly undervalued and has a margin of safety of 52.71%.
Indicators to Watch:
The current calculated beta is 1.64.
Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 16.57%, return on assets is 1.78%, profit margin is 35.80%, price-to-sales is 3.31 and price-to-book is 1.38.
All scores are out of six:
4 :Valuation Score
3 :Past Performance Score
6 :Financial Strength Score
2 :Future Growth Score
5 :Dividend Score
4 :Overall Score