$1.00 EPS Expected for East West Bancorp, Inc. (EWBC) on April, 18

April 17, 2018 - By Robert Reynolds

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During Q4 2017 the big money sentiment increased to 1.22. That’s change of 0.04, from 2017Q3’s 1.18. 21 investors sold all, 122 reduced holdings as East West Bancorp, Inc. ratio is positive. 116 grew holdings while 59 funds bought holdings. Funds hold 124.03 million shares thus 0.27% less from 2017Q3’s 124.37 million shares.
Robeco Institutional Asset Management Bv holds 0% of its capital in East West Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EWBC) for 14,453 shs. Cipher Ltd Partnership owns 24,817 shs. Pillar Pacific Cap Management Lc has 62,770 shs. Michigan-based World Asset Mngmt has invested 0.02% in East West Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EWBC). First Wilshire Mngmt Inc has invested 3.17% in East West Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EWBC). Moreover, Stephens Mgmt Grp Limited Liability Corp has 0.34% invested in East West Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EWBC). Dnb Asset As has invested 0.01% in East West Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EWBC). 45 were reported by Brown Brothers Harriman &. Metropolitan Life Ins Company New York reported 41,784 shs or 0.03% of all its holdings. Royal Financial Bank Of Canada stated it has 98,857 shs or 0% of all its holdings. American International Gp holds 0.06% or 299,079 shs. Japan-based Mitsubishi Ufj Trust And Banking has invested 0.03% in East West Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EWBC). Westfield Capital Limited Partnership has invested 0.24% in East West Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EWBC). Amp Cap Investors Ltd holds 0.02% or 53,661 shs. Stratos Wealth Ptnrs Ltd, Ohio-based fund reported 151 shs.

East West Bancorp, Inc. had 6 insider sales and 0 insider purchases since October 24, 2017. This’s net activity of $1.56 million. KRAUSE DOUGLAS PAUL sold $306,286 worth of stock or 5,000 shs. 461 shs valued at $30,016 were sold by CAMPBELL MOLLY on Thursday, March 15. LI HERMAN Y sold 10,000 shs worth $610,000. On Monday, January 29 LIU JACK C sold $137,000 worth of East West Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EWBC). On Friday, February 2 Chan Iris S sold $133,378 worth of East West Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EWBC).

East West Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EWBC)’s earnings report is awaited On April, 18., as reported by Faxor. Analysts forecast $1.00 earnings per share. That’s $0.12 up or 13.64 % from 2017’s earnings of $0.88. This could reach $144.54 million profit for EWBC assuming the current $1.00 earnings per share will become reality. After $0.87 earnings per share was reported last quarter, analysts now see EPS growth of 14.94 % for East West Bancorp, Inc.. EWBC reached $61.81 on during the last trading session after $0.28 change.Currently East West Bancorp, Inc. is uptrending after 21.17% change in last April 17, 2017. EWBC has 396,209 shares volume. The stock outperformed the S&P500 by 9.62%.

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

Total analysts of 11 have positions in East West Bancorp (NASDAQ:EWBC) as follows: 7 rated it a “Buy”, 0 with “Sell” and 4 with “Hold”. The positive are 64%. Since October 20, 2017 according to StockzIntelligence Inc East West Bancorp has 23 analyst reports. On Thursday, January 25 the firm has “Hold” rating given by BMO Capital Markets. On Monday, December 18 the company was maintained by BMO Capital Markets. The company rating was maintained by SunTrust on Monday, January 8. On Thursday, February 8 the stock has “Hold” rating by BMO Capital Markets. The stock rating was maintained by Sandler O’Neill with “Buy” on Thursday, January 25. On Tuesday, January 9 Wells Fargo maintained the shares of EWBC in report with “Buy” rating. On Tuesday, November 28 the rating was maintained by SunTrust with “Buy”. On Wednesday, March 7 BMO Capital Markets maintained East West Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EWBC) rating. BMO Capital Markets has “Hold” rating and $74.0 target. On Tuesday, January 2 the firm earned “Buy” rating by Barclays Capital. On Thursday, January 25 the firm has “Buy” rating given by SunTrust.

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 $8.93 billion market cap. The firm operates through three divisions: Retail Banking, Commercial Banking, and Other.The P/E ratio is 17.81. 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.

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