EPS for East West Bancorp, Inc. (EWBC) Expected At $0.91

January 23, 2018 - By Peter Erickson

 EPS for East West Bancorp, Inc. (EWBC) Expected At $0.91
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.18 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.20, from 1.38 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 31 investors sold East West Bancorp, Inc. shares while 116 reduced holdings. 47 funds opened positions while 127 raised stakes. 124.37 million shares or 0.88% more from 123.29 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Fdx Advisors has invested 0.03% in East West Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EWBC). Jefferies Limited Liability Co owns 15,484 shares. Sg Americas Secs Ltd Liability Com, New York-based fund reported 12,592 shares. Louisiana State Employees Retirement has 0.11% invested in East West Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EWBC) for 38,600 shares. Lsv Asset holds 39,000 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Pictet Asset Limited owns 54,200 shares. Telemus Llc holds 0.61% of its portfolio in East West Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EWBC) for 64,507 shares. Df Dent Co invested in 7,500 shares. Qs Ltd Com reported 94,228 shares. Bokf Na, a Oklahoma-based fund reported 28,515 shares. 34,073 were reported by Stevens Management L P. Ww Asset invested in 0.02% or 9,372 shares. Bnp Paribas Asset Hldg Sa owns 22,868 shares. Bancshares Of Ny Mellon stated it has 2.25M shares or 0.04% of all its holdings. Reilly Ltd Company reported 49 shares.

Since September 18, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 sales for $1.02 million activity. KRAUSE DOUGLAS PAUL sold $306,286 worth of stock. The insider LI HERMAN Y sold 10,000 shares worth $610,000.

Analysts expect East West Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EWBC) to report $0.91 EPS on January, 24.They anticipate $0.15 EPS change or 19.74 % from last quarter’s $0.76 EPS. EWBC’s profit would be $131.53M giving it 18.73 P/E if the $0.91 EPS is correct. After having $0.89 EPS previously, East West Bancorp, Inc.’s analysts see 2.25 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.28% or $0.19 during the last trading session, reaching $68.17. About 781,247 shares traded. East West Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EWBC) has risen 46.25% since January 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 29.55% the S&P500.

East West Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EWBC) Ratings Coverage

Among 14 analysts covering East West Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:EWBC), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. East West Bancorp Inc. has $74.0 highest and $41 lowest target. $62.85’s average target is -7.80% below currents $68.17 stock price. East West Bancorp Inc. had 41 analyst reports since August 26, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained it with “Hold” rating and $56.0 target in Tuesday, October 3 report. Wells Fargo maintained East West Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EWBC) on Tuesday, January 9 with “Buy” rating. BMO Capital Markets upgraded the shares of EWBC in report on Thursday, January 14 to “Outperform” rating. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Buy” on Thursday, July 20. As per Thursday, October 5, the company rating was upgraded by Raymond James. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, October 3 by BMO Capital Markets. The company was maintained on Thursday, January 4 by Sandler O’Neill. As per Friday, October 20, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. The stock of East West Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EWBC) earned “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Friday, June 23. Piper Jaffray maintained East West Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EWBC) on Thursday, September 21 with “Buy” rating.

East West Bancorp, Inc. operates as the holding firm for East West Bank that provides a range of personal and commercial banking services to small and medium-sized businesses, business executives, professionals, and other individuals. The company has market cap of $9.85 billion. The firm operates through three divisions: Retail Banking, Commercial Banking, and Other. It has a 18.73 P/E ratio. It offers various deposit products comprising personal and business checking and savings accounts, time deposits and individual retirement accounts, travelersÂ’ checks, safe deposit boxes, and MasterCard and Visa merchant deposit services.

Another recent and important East West Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EWBC) news was published by Businesswire.com which published an article titled: “East West Bancorp Announces Dates for Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 …” on January 05, 2018.

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